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Bleed Cubbie Blue

The Cubs are reportedly hiring Carter Hawkins as their new GM

Photo by @WillByington / www.willbyington.com This is a bit of a surprise, if true. Late last week, four finalists for the job of Cubs general manager were reported, and I posed the question to you: Which would you choose of these four? Carlos Rodriguez, Rays vice president of player development and international scouting Carter Hawkins, Cleveland assistant general manager James Harris, Cleveland vice president of player development Jeremy Zoll, Twins assistant general manager The overwhelming majority of voters in the poll at that link — 88 percent — chose...

Twinkie Town

ALDS Game 1 - Open Thread

Photo by: 2018 Nick Cammett/Diamond Images via Who you got? And why is it the Rays? WHITE SOX @ ASTROS - 3:07 pm CDT Lance Lynn (157 IP - 4.2 fWAR, 3.32 FIP, 27.5 K%) VS Lance McCullers, Jr. (162.1 IP - 3.3 fWAR, 3.52 FIP, 27.0 K%) White Sox Division Series roster pic.twitter.com/kUda8Qr1Hk— Scott Merkin (@scottmerkin) October 7, 2021 Astros have set their ALDS roster pic.twitter.com/LrrGBai6cY— Brian McTaggart (@brianmctaggart) October 7, 2021 Oh, hello, it’s literally the worst postseason matchup available! A self-respecting Twins fan would never...

Puckett's Pond

Minnesota Twins: Offseason Blueprint to Move Back into Contention

The Minnesota Twins 2021 season is now in the rearview mirror, and it was an unmitigated disaster when compared to the expectations when the season began. A 73-89 finish, free agency flops, injuries everywhere, and a tear down that stopped just short of a full fire sale. The Twins sent away three starting pitchers (two […] Minnesota Twins: Offseason Blueprint to Move Back into Contention - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Coming soon: The most important Twins offseason of the Derek Falvey-Thad Levine era

Baseball writer Phil Miller joins the Daily Delivery podcast about whether a quick turnaround for the Twins is possible in 2022? Also, Carrie Tollefson on the Twin Cities marathon and an injury of the year candidate.

Jays Journal

Blue Jays: George Springer getting hot at just the right time

Someone on the Blue Jays is finally getting hot again at the plate, and no, it’s not Vladimir Guerrero Jr. or Bo Bichette. It’s none other than 2x Silver Slugger George Springer, who is starting to look like his pre-injury self in the past two games against the Minnesota Twins, and it couldn’t happen at […] Blue Jays: George Springer getting hot at just the right time - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community

Puckett's Pond

Minnesota Twins: A look at Justin Morneau’s run of dominance

Justin Morneau is the newest member of the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame, as he was inducted before Saturday night’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays. Hailing from Canada, Morneau dreamed of being a hockey star before he found a calling in baseball. Though injuries somewhat derailed his career, he ended up having an impressive […] Minnesota Twins: A look at Justin Morneau’s run of dominance - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community

Ben Zobrist gets four hits, eight RBIs vs. Twins

4/28/11: Ben Zobrist sets a Rays record with eight RBIs on four hits with two runs scored against the Twins About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and consists of 30 m

TB@MIN: Baldelli's grand slam ties game in 8th

7/22/04: Rocco Baldelli's grand slam in the top of the 8th ties the game for the Rays against the Twins About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and consists of 30 membe