Lou Hennessy is a contributing writer, specializing in Minnesota Twins and St. Paul Saints coverage. He's a self-proclaimed "Mauer-llenial" and has worked for the Twins, MLB Advanced Media, and Inside Edge Scouting over the past 10 years. He spends his free time playing baseball, exploring the Twin Cities food scene with his fiance, and quoting classic episodes of The Simpsons.
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Re-Examining Luis Arraez’s Place In the Twins’ Core
By Lou Hennessy - Jun 23, 2022
After the trade deadline passed last year, I wrote about your dad’s favorite player on the Minnesota Twins. Of course, I’m talking about Luis Arraez. I examined […]
It’s Not You, Tyler Duffey. It’s Us.
By Lou Hennessy - Jun 16, 2022
Tyler Duffey is like a high school sweetheart, He captured the hearts of many after transitioning to a reliever, peaking as a high-leverage buzzsaw for a few […]
Trevor Larnach Has Reached His Tipping Point
By Lou Hennessy - Jun 9, 2022
As the baseball world rounds third, heading into their beloved College World Series, it’s easy to look back at this time four years ago with fond memories. […]
How Are the Twins Going To Weather the Impending Roster Storm In Toronto?
By Lou Hennessy - Jun 2, 2022
Buckle up, Minnesota Twins fans. We may be in for a bumpy ride over the next few days. With injuries piling up on Minnesota’s 26-man roster and […]
Is the Twins’ Starting Pitching Depth Enough To Keep the Season Afloat?
By Lou Hennessy - May 20, 2022
While various controversial decisions surrounding the Minnesota Twins’ offensive stars have set the Twitter world ablaze recently, it has taken the spotlight away from the biggest question […]
How the Twins Turned Two Converted Starters Into Relief Aces
By Lou Hennessy - May 12, 2022
The Minnesota Twins are rolling down the fast lane, and stellar pitching is propelling this bus. Not only does the starting staff have a top-tier unit thus […]
The Twins’ Pitching Pipeline Isn’t What We Expected. It’s Even Better.
By Lou Hennessy - May 5, 2022
Minnesota Twins fans like to think they’re used to broken promises. The frustration is palpable at times, but 30-plus years without a title and 18 years without […]
Is Minnesota’s Starting Rotation A Miracle or A Mirage?
By Lou Hennessy - Apr 28, 2022
Based on the day-to-day performance of the 2022 Minnesota Twins, it takes more than a hot start to have a real shot at being successful. We’ve seen […]
Which Pitchers Should Gary Sanchez Be Paired With?
By Lou Hennessy - Apr 14, 2022
Clayton Kershaw has Austin Barnes. Gerrit Cole has Kyle Higashioka. Are there any Twins starters who will use Gary Sánchez as their personal catcher? The concept is […]
Is Chris Paddack Going To Be the New Sheriff In Town?
By Lou Hennessy - Apr 8, 2022
There’s a new sheriff in the Minnesota Twins rotation picture. Or at least someone who is shootin’ to be one someday. The club pulled the trigger on […]
3 Bold Predictions For the 2022 Minnesota Twins
By Lou Hennessy - Apr 7, 2022
Whether fans like it or not, the Twins’ off-season has been defined by bold moves. They traded two of their best right-handed hitters in Josh Donaldson and […]
Chris Archer Is the Twins’ New Summer Flame
By Lou Hennessy - Mar 30, 2022
Like many hopeless millennial romantics, the Minnesota Twins have a problem with commitment. That’s doubly true for their relationships with free-agent starting pitchers. Their newest boy-toy that […]