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Down On The FarmBaseball Club Will Again Warm Holiday for Local FamiliesAnother day, another fan-favorite among Red Wings fans has re-signed with the Minnesota Twins. On Wednesday, 2014 Red Wings T...Red Wings' infielder James Beresford and outfielder Eric Farris have re-signed minor league contracts for the 2015 season wit...The annual December Sidewalk Sale will be at the CenturyLink Sports Complex on Saturday, December 6 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.The Rochester Red Wings are beginning a #ShowUsYourWings campaign on Twitter as we attempt to collect photos from fans wearin...The Twins have hired Rochester Red Wings manager Gene Glynn to be their third base coach. Glynn was 226-206 in three years as...The Cedar Rapids Kernels are seeking nominations for their second annual Military Heroes Baseball card set. The card set will...Choose a Holiday Pack that's just right for the person who will receive and enjoy the gift - and just right for your budget.Rochester Red Wings starting pitcher Logan Darnell made significant contributions both on and off the baseball diamond in 201...The Cedar Rapids Kernels donated their share of the Midwest League fine money, collected from the 16 MWL clubs, to the HACAP ...FORT MYERS, Fla. (October 15, 2014) - The Fort Myers Miracle are pleased to announce the hiring of Bill Levy as the new Direc...DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (October 10, 2014) - Florida State League President Chuck Murphy announced the 2014 Florida State League ...FORT MYERS, Fla. (October 9, 2014) - The Florida State League honored the Fort Myers Miracle last month with the league's nom...FORT MYERS, Fla. (October 2, 2014) - In September, the Minnesota Twins announced that pitcher Tim Shibuya was selected as the...The sale of the Waterloo Bucks of the Northwoods League to the Cedar Rapids Ball Club, Inc.is official. Cedar Rapids Ball Clu...The Cedar Rapids Kernels partnered with three local companies during the 2014 season to raise over $35,000 for local charitie...Rock Cats sign PDC with Colorado Rockies for 2015-2016DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 8, 2014) - Jason Kanzler's two-run homer in the eleventh inning propelled the Fort Myers Mirac...DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 6, 2014) - Wilson Contreras extended the Daytona Cubs season at least one more day with an eig...FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 5, 2014) - The Fort Myers Miracle earned a 5-0 shutout victory over the Daytona Cubs in the secon...
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Twins Territory BlogsAnthony Swarzak has a career ERA of 4.48. The Twins on Tuesday outrighted Anthony Swarzak to...When the Twins fired Ron Gardenhire after 13 seasons as manager the idea of blowing up the coaching staff and rebuilding ever...TUESDAY: The Kia Tigers announced that they have rejected the winning bid for Yang, as was first reported (in Ko...It's not hard to fill a long-relief role. We learned earlier today that the Twins have chosen to outright Anthony Swarz...Is this guy dating the boss's daughter, or what? In what you might call an unexpected turn of events, the Twins have an...Could the Twins be heading for a reunion with free-agent outfielder Torii Hunter? A Major League source familiar with the sit...We heard recently that the Reds will at least listen to offers on outfielder Jay Bruce . While that still seems to be a...The Twins officially added three coaches to their staff under new manager Paul Molitor on Tuesday, as Neil Allen was hired as...The Twins have outrighted righty Anthony Swarzak , according to a tweet from Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com. With the mo...The Twins outrighted right-hander Anthony Swarzak to Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday, creating an open spot on their 40-man ros...The Twins have a bullpen that will have opportunities for new additions. Lester Oliveros is an interesting player. H...The Twins need at least one outfielder this winter, and ideally one that can also provide value on offense. A lot of us...November 25 Senators Birthdays James Dement Weaver B Nov. 25, 1903 D Dec. 12, 1983 Pitcher Jim Weaver is another of those pla...Josh Willingham's final plate appearance came in the World Series. Josh Willingham made it o...Josh Willingham is retiring. Jesse hijacks a little bit of Hamlet to say goodbye. WILLINGHAM Please, give me t...We're knee-deep in rumor season. They're unavoidable. It's raining rumors. We're all likely to die. ...Outfielder Josh Willingham, a lifetime .253 hitter with 195 home runs, is reportedly retiring after 11 Major League seasons s...The Twins have not been informed they have won the bidding for Korean left-hander Hyeon-jong Yang, according to a Major Leagu...Most of the first-timers on the latest Hall of Fame ballot don't have a legitimate chance of making it to Cooperstown, but th...November 24 Senators Birthdays Angelo John (Tony) Giuliani B Nov. 24, 1912 D Oct. 8, 2004 Catcher Tony Giuliani was drafted b...Neil Allen's 1987 baseball card. Allen went 58-70, 3.88 with 75 saves in 11 MLB seasons. The Tw...On this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode we welcomed special guest Steve "Randball's Stu" Neuman for beers at Summit Bre...It appears that we prematurely shot our wad... C.J. Nitkowski is reporting that the Texas Rangers actually won t...Never mind... Pardon the pun, but this sure came out of left field. So left, it's coming out of Korea. It was just anno...MLB.com’s Anthony Castrovince names the ten players most likely to be traded this offseason and the Braves’ Just...Need to point someone in the direction of a quick-and-easy Who's Who for the new Twins coaching staff? Twinkie Town has y...Whenever any new building is being built, it is obviously crucial that accessibility is considered so that no one is excluded...November 23 Senators Birthdays Just 1 birthday to report this November 23rd: Herman Charles Reich B Nov. 23, 1917 D Oct. 22, ...Ellis Clary played in the majors for a few years, mostly during World War II, but spent most of his adult life scouting for C...The Twins will hire Neil Allen as their pitching coach, write LaVelle E. Neal III and Phil Miller of the Star ...
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I do not profess to be some baseball expert by any means but I have followed major league baseball since the mid 50’s and I started becoming a serious follower of major league baseball when the Milwaukee Braves beat the New York Yankees in the … Continue reading
Minnesota Twins pitchers allowed 147 home runs in 2014. The fewest home runs allowed by a Twins pitching staff in a full season of 162 games occurred in 1976 when that pitching staff gave up just 89 round trippers to the … Continue reading
A pitcher gets credit for a quality start (QS) any time he allows three earned runs or less in a start that lasts at least six innings. John Lowe who was writing for the Philadelphia Inquirer at the time developed and coined the … Continue reading
11/12/1969 – Twins infielder Harmon Killebrew, who led the American League with 49 home runs, 140 RBI, and a .430 on-base percentage, is voted the American league MVP and becomes the second Twins player so honored. You can read what the … Continue reading
This past Monday the Minnesota Twins announced that they had concluded their search for a manager and that coach Paul Molitor would slide into the Twins driver’s seat. The Twins then held their introductory press conference on Tuesday. Molitor is … Continue reading
Minnesota Twins Press Release on November 5, 2005 The Minnesota Twins would like to take this opportunity to confirm that the team did recently receive an unsolicited phone call from Reggie Jackson regarding his interest in acquiring a Major League … Continue reading
Nine former players and one executive are up for consideration by this year’s Baseball Hall of Fame Golden Era Committee. These candidates either played or contributed to the National Pastime between 1947 and 1972. The 10-person ballot for consideration by … Continue reading
The 2014 MLB season is over and the San Francisco Giants have won their third World Series in the last five years, congratulations to the Giants. I wanted the Kansas City Royals to win and they made it close, but no cigar for the … Continue reading
The World Series could end as early as today and there will be no more baseball to watch, or so it seems. If you get the MLB Network or want to check in at MLB.com you can watch some games … Continue reading
Marty Keough was a journeyman that played in the major leagues off and on as an outfielder/first baseman from 1956-1966 for the Red Sox, Indians, Senators, Reds, Braves and the Cubs. During his 11 seasons in the big leagues he … Continue reading
Terry Ryan continues in his quest to find just the right man to become the Minnesota Twins thirteenth manager. Ryan has not had to perform this task since late in 2001 and this will only be his second hire of a … Continue reading
Attendance page and charts have been updated with 2014 data. 11/10/2014 Added a link on the right-hand side of the home page called “2014 CenturyLink Sports Complex remodel which has some pictures I took on November 6. 11/8/2014 Added Twins 2015 Spring Training schedule … Continue reading
On one hand the Minnesota Twins front office keep saying that they have no idea on how long the process will take to hire a new Twins manager but they have to make sure that they pick the right person … Continue reading
Twins prospect Eddie Rosario is hitting .409 in the Arizona Fall League and I haven’t seen a word about him. I know the AFL season has just started and the Salt River Rafters have only played six games (going 5-1) … Continue reading
On this day back in 1924 the Washington Senators who were playing in their first ever World Series won game 7 in extra innings 4-3 over the New York Giants and became baseball’s world champions. It wasn’t easy and they … Continue reading
Did you stop by and check out our Today in Twins History page? October 3 has been an interesting day in Minnesota Twins lore for sure. Read about Vic Power, the 1970 ALCS, the strange finish to the 1976 AL batting … Continue reading
I was driving up to Duluth to enjoy a short two-day getaway when I heard the first reports over the radio that Ron Gardenhire was going to be dismissed as the Twins manager after 13 seasons at the helm of … Continue reading
Where else except in the final edition of the 2014 Minnesota Twins Game Notes can you find the following paragraph. TWINS BEST DRESSED AWARDS: The annual best dressed award given out by the Baseball Communications department goes to Eduardo Nunez … Continue reading
The Twins defeated the Tigers, 12-3 yesterday, preventing the Detroit from clinching the American League Central Division title. It was the last-place Twins’ 10th win in 18 games against the division-leading Tigers this season. Believe it or not, the Twins, … Continue reading
September 27th was a very interesting day in Twins history, don’t forget to stop by our Today in Twins History page to check it out. Have a great day!
Phil Hughes allowed one run over eight innings and earned the victory in Minnesota’s 2-1 win over Arizona on Wednesday. Hughes is 16-10 in his first season with the Twins after going just 4-14 with the Yankees last season. He is … Continue reading
Kennys Vargas the 24 year-old 1B/DH has been named the Twins Minor League Player of the Year (Sherry Robertson Award) and Jose Berrios a 20 year-old right-handed pitcher has been named as the Twins Minor League Pitcher of the Year (Jim Rantz Award). … Continue reading
September 20, 1965 – Just 537 fans paid to watch the Kansas City A’s Jim “Catfish” Hunter beat Jim “Mudcat” Grant 8-2 at Met Stadium in a makeup game in a cool 52 degree drizzle. Fortunately the game was over in two … Continue reading
Trevor Plouffe drove in the winning run with a single in the bottom of the 10th inning in Minnesota’s 5-4 win over Cleveland last night. Plouffe had not had an RBI in extra innings over the last two seasons prior … Continue reading
According to Elias – Danny Santana was 3-for-5 with a double, triple, and stolen base in the Twins’ 8-4 home win over the Tigers. It was the second time this season that Santana delivered at least three hits, two extra-base … Continue reading
The Twins entered the top of the ninth inning with a 2-0 lead over the Tigers. J.D. Martinez‘s three-run home run off Glen Perkins turned that lead into a 3-2 deficit before the Twins rallied for two runs in the … Continue reading
Torii Hunter‘s solo home run in the ninth inning broke a 6-6 tie and Miguel Cabrera added some insurance with a homer of his own to give the Tigers an 8-6 win at Target Field yesterday. Hunter is the second … Continue reading