8:12 AM EST, Sat January 29, 2022
Puckett's Pond 17 hours ago

Minnesota Twins: Breaking down the Twins on Upcoming HOF Ballots

The Minnesota Twins have had six players appear on the Hall of Fame ballot over the past two years, but with the 2022 voting process in the rearview mirror, only one of those players remains in Torii Hunter. While it’s no surprise that Michael Cuddyer, Latroy Hawkins, Justin Morneau, and A.J. Pierzynski didn’t last long, […] Minnesota Twins: Breaking down the Twins on Upcoming HOF Ballots - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Twinkie Town 23 hours ago
Friday Four: Hall of Fame, King Kenta, and the Revenge of the Nerds

Friday Four: Hall of Fame, King Kenta, and the Revenge of the Nerds

Photo by Hannah Foslien/ In my head canon, I am Joe Mauer conforting Joe Nathan after falling off the HOF ballot. Hey everyone, thanks for stopping by. There’s fresh-baked Twins news coming out of the lukewarm stove, and a Manny Ramirez reference for those of you who have been around the Twinkie Town block. While you’re here, take our new comment section for a spin. I know change is scary, but the hardest part is the beginning. You’re going to love it before long. A Hall of Fame Stalemate On Tuesday, the full results for 2022 Hall of Fame voting were released,...
Puckett's Pond Jan 27, 2022

Minnesota Twins: Biggest Hall of Fame Snubs at Each Position

The Minnesota Twins have seen a lengthy list of great players come through the organization, and several of them have made the Hall of Fame. Jim Kaat and Tony Oliva join Bert Blyleven, Rod Carew, Kirby Puckett, and Harmon Killebrew as players that have the Twins listed as their primary team. If you include members of the […] Minnesota Twins: Biggest Hall of Fame Snubs at Each Position - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Twinkie Town Jan 27, 2022
Twinkie Town Prospect Vote 2022: Round 8

Twinkie Town Prospect Vote 2022: Round 8

Welcome to Round 8 | Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports “Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too.” – Yogi Berra Josh Winder was our selection in round seven. He is on the 40 man roster and on the cusp of making his debut for the Twins. Royce Lewis 40% (Martin 37%, Balazovic 23%) Austin Martin 65% (Balazovic 25%, Duran 7%, Woods-Richardson 2%) Joe Ryan 43% (Balazovic 27%, Miranda 24%, Duran 4%, Woods-Richardson 2%) Jordan Balazovic 48% (Miranda 45%, Duran 4%, Woods-Richardson 2%, Celestino 1%) Jose Miranda 68%...
Twinkie Town Jan 26, 2022
Yo Rocco—evaluating the Twins skipper

Yo Rocco—evaluating the Twins skipper

Photo by David Berding/ Baldelli has seen it all during his three years at the helm Nearly 30 years ago—September 1992—Twins manager Tom Kelly passed Sam Mele to become the winningest manager in franchise history. It’s a rank TK holds to this day. Yes, this man is the winningest manager in Twins history Despite the proliferation of metrics everywhere on the diamond, evaluating the individual at the end of the dugout is still tricky business. Was, say, Joe Torre one of the true managerial greats—or did having the 2000s Yankees lineup and...