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7 hours ago

Minnesota Twins: Grading the Second Offseason Signing, J.A. Happ

The Minnesota Twins have made another move, this time bringing aboard back-end starting pitching depth for a team that sorely needed it. The team signed J.A. Happ to a one-year, $8 million deal yesterday, per Jeff Passan: Left-hander J.A. Happ and the Minnesota Twins are in agreement on a one-year deal, pending physical, sources tell […] Minnesota Twins: Grading the Second Offseason Signing, J.A. Happ - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
8 hours ago

Minnesota Twins: J.A. Happ is brought aboard on one-year deal

The Minnesota Twins have made their second major league signing of the year, adding free agent left handed pitcher J.A. Happ to a one-year deal worth $8 million (pending a physical). The news was first reported by Jeff Passan of ESPN around 4 p.m. yesterday: Left-hander J.A. Happ and the Minnesota Twins are in agreement on […] Minnesota Twins: J.A. Happ is brought aboard on one-year deal - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 20, 2021

Minnesota Twins: The Eight Greatest Right-Handed Hitters in Twins History

The Minnesota Twins have had so many fantastic hitters in their history, and Twins fans have been able to see so many all-star players here on a regular basis. Knowing that, I have created a list of the 16 best hitters in Twins history. I wanted to make it a little easier to split up, […] Minnesota Twins: The Eight Greatest Right-Handed Hitters in Twins History - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 18, 2021

Minnesota Twins: Ranking the 13 International Free Agents Signings

The Minnesota Twins are known as a very active franchise in the international free agent market, and this year was no different, with the Twins bringing in a larger class of thirteen free agents. This included two on MLB.com’s list of Top 30 International Free Agents available and several other players to help fill out […] Minnesota Twins: Ranking the 13 International Free Agents Signings - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 14, 2021

Minnesota Twins: How the Rest of the AL Central can become Contenders

The Minnesota Twins and Chicago White Sox look primed to fight for the AL Central in 2021. We look at how the other teams can become competitors too. Welcome back to 2008! The Minnesota Twins and White Sox look to be the teams to beat in the AL Central, one of the first times this […] Minnesota Twins: How the Rest of the AL Central can become Contenders - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 14, 2021

Minnesota Twins: Breaking down the Odds of Stars Landing in Minnesota

Minnesota Twins fans want big names to land in the Twin Cities, whether it comes through trade or free agency. We break down the odds for each star. The MLB offseason is a slow moving beast. From November to the middle of December, very little happened. In the last month, things have exploded. Blake Snell, […] Minnesota Twins: Breaking down the Odds of Stars Landing in Minnesota - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 11, 2021

Minnesota Twins: Why the best time to make a move is Right Now

The White Sox have now officially made their move, bringing in Liam Hendriks. It’s time for the Minnesota Twins to stop waiting it out and do the same. The shoe has finally dropped, and the moves are beginning to come. Two days ago, Cleveland announced their trade sending Francico Lindor away to the New York […] Minnesota Twins: Why the best time to make a move is Right Now - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 11, 2021

Minnesota Twins: The White Sox are now the Twins’ Only Threat

With Cleveland trading away Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco, the Chicago White Sox look to be the Minnesota Twins’ only true competition for the division. It’s official: The American League Central Division is now a two-team race. The Minnesota Twins’ chances of winning the division for the third straight season increased greatly this week, as […] Minnesota Twins: The White Sox are now the Twins’ Only Threat - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 6, 2021

Minnesota Twins: Ranking the Future Impacts of MiLB Signings

The Minnesota Twins have signed eight players to minor league contracts, so we wanted to rank the impact each player could have on the team in 2021. The Minnesota Twins haven’t been very busy in the 2020-21 offseason so far, only making one major league signing in the three months since their season ended. Instead, they’ve […] Minnesota Twins: Ranking the Future Impacts of MiLB Signings - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 3, 2021

Minnesota Twins: Who’s Left in the Free Agent Rotation Market?

The Minnesota Twins have a need for starting pitching in 2021, and with the market beginning to move, we take a look at the players remaining. The market for starting pitchers is beginning to move with the Yu Darvish and Blake Snell trades opening up the pitching market on their way to San Diego. This gives […] Minnesota Twins: Who’s Left in the Free Agent Rotation Market? - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 1, 2021

Minnesota Twins: 3 New Year’s Resolutions for the Twins in 2021

The calendar year is finally turning to 2021, and the Minnesota Twins have a chance to improve themselves with their own New Year’s Resolutions. 2020 is heading out the door, and the Minnesota Twins had a pretty good year. They added an ace in Kenta Maeda, made their biggest free agent signing in team history, […] Minnesota Twins: 3 New Year’s Resolutions for the Twins in 2021 - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 31, 2020

Minnesota Twins: Twins Fandom lands at No. 71 in the FanSided 250

The FanSided website dropped its yearly ranking of fan bases, and the Minnesota Twins and their fans made a big jump in 2020! Every year, FanSided, the parent website of Puckett’s Pond, drops their annual list of the 250 hottest fanbases of that year (including the Minnesota Twins), and ranks them in terms of fans, […] Minnesota Twins: Twins Fandom lands at No. 71 in the FanSided 250 - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 29, 2020

Minnesota Twins: Grading the Hansel Robles Signing

The Minnesota Twins made their first free agent signing of the 2020-2021 offseason and it’s…Hansel Robles? We grade the new deal. For the Minnesota Twins fans looking for a big signing, keep waiting. For Twins fans looking for a savvy, inexpensive move that should be a big lift for the bullpen, the team made a […] Minnesota Twins: Grading the Hansel Robles Signing - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 29, 2020

Minnesota Twins: Breaking down the 2020 Rule Five Draft

The Rule Five Draft is now in the rearview mirror, so we break down the players the Minnesota Twins both lost and gained. The Rule 5 Draft finished up a few weeks ago, and with most of the moves completely finalized, we take a look back at the moves made by the team. Before we […] Minnesota Twins: Breaking down the 2020 Rule Five Draft - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 29, 2020

Minnesota Twins Shortstop Trade Rumors: Hope, Hysteria or Hype?

The Minnesota Twins are kicking the tires on possible shortstop replacements. We break down if those rumors are hope, hysteria, or hype for 2021. In 2020, the Minnesota Twins’ vaunted offense disappointed greatly, forcing the team to rely on the pitching staff. Among the most disappointing players was shortstop Jorge Polanco. Polanco followed up a […] Minnesota Twins Shortstop Trade Rumors: Hope, Hysteria or Hype? - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More