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Jorge Polanco Is Minnesota’s Most Intriguing Trade Chip
By Lou Hennessy - Jun 16, 2021
Aside from postseason success, Minnesota Twins’ infielder Jorge Polanco has seen it all in his eight years in the big leagues. Minnesota’s longest-tenured player received a very […]
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The Blueprint For the Twins Future Is Coming Together Even If the Wins Aren’t
By Lou Hennessy - Jun 9, 2021
There’s a huge faction of Minnesota sports fans that has an interesting tendency to reach for the eject button when things aren’t going well. In a challenging […]
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The Twins’ Bullpen Can Cobble Together Behind Shoemaker
By Lou Hennessy - Jun 2, 2021
When it comes to the Minnesota Twins’ bullpen, it almost feels like manager Rocco Baldelli is a kid wearing a shoe that just can’t seem to stay […]
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Revisiting the Andrelton Simmons Signing
By Lou Hennessy - May 26, 2021
While crucial missed opportunities have defined the first third of the Minnesota Twins’ season, the jury is still out when it comes to the off-season that preceded […]
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A-Rod Cursed the Twins. Change My Mind.
By Lou Hennessy - May 19, 2021
On April 12th, the Minnesota Twins were trying to catch their breath on a scheduled off-day after losing a couple of clunkers to the Seattle Mariners. They […]
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Trevor Larnach Is the Last Hope For a Faltering Twins Offense
By Lou Hennessy - May 12, 2021
A beautiful, sunny sky helped to christen CHS Field for the first home game of the St. Paul Saints’ 2021 season on Tuesday night, but there were […]
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Baseball Needs Byron Buxton Right Now
By Lou Hennessy - May 5, 2021
Not long ago, Byron Buxton was trying to make a name for himself as a fleet-footed 17-year-old with a projectable frame. With considerable buzz surrounding his name […]
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Is This Twins Team Repeating the 2011 Season?
By Lou Hennessy - Apr 28, 2021
Even though this year’s Minnesota Twins club is entirely different from the 2011 roster, the echoes of frustration still ring true 10 years later. Both teams had […]
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Miguel Sanó: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
By Lou Hennessy - Apr 21, 2021
Miguel Sanó is hardly the first player to cause consternation among Minnesota Twins fans. The hulking first baseman has built a reputation as one of the streakiest […]
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Baldelli Has Strayed From His Blueprint for How to Win At Home
By Lou Hennessy - Apr 14, 2021
Baseball is all about one thing: coming home. While the Minnesota Twins enjoyed a mostly successful and encouraging six-game road trip to begin the season, they had […]
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How Can the Twins Maximize Nelson Cruz’s Age-40 Season?
By Lou Hennessy - Apr 9, 2021
After a long night of fierce competition on the field, a normal 40-year-old will often retreat to their home, hobbled by achy joints and maybe a cramp […]