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Miracle win it all!

On Monday, September 8, the Ft. Myers Miracle won the first Florida State League Championship in team history three games to one over the Daytona Cubs. Jason Kanzler‘s two-run homer in the eleventh inning propelled the Fort Myers Miracle to the … Continue reading

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Twins minor league player of the week

Ft. Myers (High-A) pitcher Tim Shibuya is the Twins Minor League Player of the Week. In two starts for the Miracle, he went 1-0 with a 1.29 ERA (14.0 IP, 2 ER) with 11 hits allowed, three walks and 11 strikeouts. The 24-year-old … Continue reading

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Twins Minor League Player of the Week

New Britain (AA-Eastern League) first baseman/outfielder Reynaldo Rodriguez is the Twins Minor League Player of the Week. In six games for the Rock Cats, Rodriguez hit .462 (12-for-26) with three home runs, six RBI, scored seven runs and had one walk. … Continue reading

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A month to remember for Chris Colabello

Minnesota Twins 1B and outfielder Chris Colabello had a month to remember in April and now he ranks at the top of the list of some pretty good players that knew how to knock in runs for the Minnesota Twins. … Continue reading

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Watching the Twins lose to the Pirates 2-1

We attended our final Twins spring training game yesterday as we watched the Twins lose 2-1 to the Pittsburgh Pirates. It was a sunny day albeit only 60 degrees at game time with a stiff wind blowing to left field. … Continue reading

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Maddux, Glavine, Thomas elected to HOF

Congratulations to Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas on getting elected to the Hall of Fame in their first year on the BBWAA ballot. All three cleared the 75-percent threshold required to gain election to the Hall of Fame and … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to all

We at Twins Trivia want to wish each and every one of you a very MERRY CHRISTMAS Thank you so much for stopping by our site again this year and we hope that you will make Twins Trivia a regular … Continue reading

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Twins starters and pitch limits

The Twins have had a reputation for protecting their starting pitchers for many years and their method of choice for accomplishing this is to limit the number of pitches that their starters throw in a game. The Twins are not alone in counting … Continue reading

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Thank you for visiting Twins Trivia

Twins Trivia just went over the 100,000 visitors mark today and I just wanted to say THANK YOU very much to all of you that stop by to check out the Twins Trivia site now and then. 100K might not be a … Continue reading

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Twins Trivia 2013 predictions

The 2013 season is just around the corner so it is time to make my annual predictions on who will finish where and who the 2013 World Series champion will be. AL East   Toronto Blue Jays Tampa Bay Rays … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to all!

We at Twins Trivia want to wish each and every one of you a very MERRY CHRISTMAS. Thank you so much for stopping by our site this year and we hope that you will make Twins Trivia a regular stop … Continue reading

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We are with you!

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the children, families, teachers and first responders who have suffered this incredible tragedy in Connecticut. I find it very difficult to think about anything else since I first heard about this yesterday, … Continue reading

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One of the original Minnesota Twins, Jack Kralick passes away at 77

One of the original Minnesota Twins, pitcher John Francis (Jack) Kralick who was born on June 1, 1935 in Youngstown, Ohio passed away at his home in San Blas, Mexico on September 18 at the age of 77. The Chicago White Sox … Continue reading

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A True American Hero, Neil Armstrong passes away

American astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man ever to set foot on the moon, has died at the age of 82 according to a statement put out by his family. Describing the iconic space explorer as “a reluctant American hero … Continue reading

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Congrats to E-Twins

With four games left in their regular season, the Elizabethon Twins have clinched the Western Division title and advanced to the Appalachian League playoffs for the eighth consecutive season. Since 2000 the Elizabethton Twins have played in eleven Appalachian Playoffs … Continue reading

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This Day in Twins History – July 18, 1962

Minnesota is the first AL club to hit 2 grand slams in one inning when Bob Allison (off Barry Latman) and Harmon Killebrew (off Jim Perry) connect in a club-record, 11-run first inning, against Cleveland. The Twins and Dick Stigman … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July everyone!

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What are the odds?

  What are the chances that the National league Major League Player of the Week for three weeks in a row turns out to be a former Minnesota Twin? Apparently pretty good. Week of June 11th (tie between two players) … Continue reading

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Please don’t forget

 

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HAPPY NEW YEAR

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Merry Christmas everyone

   We at Twins Trivia wish each and every one of you and your families a very MERRY CHRISTMAS!

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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Thank you to all the Veterans out there

Please make sure that you thank any Veteran that you meet today and every day. They sacrificed to make sure that you get to enjoy life as you know it today. We here at Twinstrivia.com send our best wishes and … Continue reading

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