Category Archives: Awards

Zack Granite has been named the International League Player of the Month for June

  The International League office announced on Saturday that Rochester Red Wings (AAA) outfielder Zach Granite has been named the International League Player of the Month for June. Granite led the league with a .470 batting average, 55 hits, 16 extra-base … Continue reading

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Eduardo Nunez an All-Star – he earned it

We finally had our power restored late yesterday after being without electricity for 47 hours due to the late Tuesday afternoon storm, we take so much for granted here in the USA. Thanks Xcel for your efforts, those 60-80 MPH … Continue reading

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Remembering 1965 – Part 34 – Game 7 recap and Sam Mele

A couple of days ago the Sporting News named Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor as their AL Manager of the Year in a vote from a panel of 27 MLB managers. The Sporting News award is not the “official” vote … Continue reading

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Max Kepler is Southern League MVP

All of the Twins top prospects are not wearing a Twins uniform just yet, there are still more on the way. The Southern League announced yesterday that Chattanooga 1B/OF Max Kepler was the league MVP. “Max made a tremendous adjustment to … Continue reading

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E-Twins Dereck Rodriguez named APPY League Pitcher of the Year

Dereck Rodriguez, 23, was named the Appalachian League’s Pitcher of the Year after going 5-2 with a 2.65 ERA in 10 starts for Elizabethton. Rodriguez was selected by the Minnesota Twins as an outfielder in the sixth round (208 overall) … Continue reading

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Twins announce their annual Diamond Award winners

The Minnesota Twins announced their Diamond Award winners yesterday and they are: MVP – Joe Mauer Pitcher of the Year – Glen Perkins Most Outstanding Rookie – Caleb Thielbar Most Improved Twin – Brian Dozier Media Good Guy – Brain Dozier … Continue reading

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2013 MLB award winners according to Twins Trivia

At the conclusion of every season the members of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA) are asked to submit their ballots for the top awards across baseball. Each of these awards is named in honor of a player that epitomized a similar role … Continue reading

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Twins Trivia post season award winners

The 2012 baseball season was not a great season for the Minnesota Twins or their fans but there are teams, players and managers that had a great year and one that they will remember for a long time. Now that … Continue reading

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Twins announce 2012 minor league annual award winners

The Minnesota Twins have named Oswaldo Arcia their 2012 Sherry Robertson Award winner as the Twins’ Minor League Player of the Year and right-handed pitcher B.J. Hermsen as their 2012 Jim Rantz Award winner as the Twins’ Minor League Pitcher … Continue reading

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2011 Turkey of the Year winner is Joe Mauer

It is time once again to announce the Twins Trivia Turkey of the Year award winner and this year it is none other than Minnesota native, former MVP, four-time All-Star and three-time AL batting champion Twins catcher Joseph Patrick Mauer. The … Continue reading

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