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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone! We hope you are all able to spend this wonderful holiday with your family and friends and that you all find peace, health and happiness. Don’t forget those service men and women who are protecting you in … Continue reading

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Veterans Day 2016

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Happy Halloween from owner Jim Pohlad and the Minnesota Twins

Halloween 2016 finds the Minnesota Twins in a waiting mode. After firing long-time GM Terry Ryan back in July and putting Rob Antony at the helm as the interim GM with his hands tied behind his back the good ship … Continue reading

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Way to go Minnesota Twins

The Minnesota Twins will honor Jacob Wetterling and show support for his family by wearing a No. 11 patch on their red jerseys Friday night against the Indians. Twins officials said Cleveland players will also wear the patch in support of … Continue reading

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Twins can’t be fixed unless they trade Joe Mauer

The Minnesota have lots of issues that need fixing and in spite of their horrendous pitching the very first problem they need to address is Joe Mauer. I know Mauer is making $23 million a year but money is not … Continue reading

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Why don’t Twins just jettison Jepsen?

Twins reliever Kevin Jepsen will be 32 years old in a month or so and he is pitching in his ninth season in the big leagues. Jepsen was selected in the second round by the Angels in 2002 and the … Continue reading

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Twins minor league player of the week – Felix Jorge

TWINS MINOR LEAGUE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Ft. Myers Miracle (High A) right-handed pitcher Felix Jorge is the Twins minor league Player of the Week. Jorge made one start for the Miracle, allowing one run on six hits in 7.2 innings … Continue reading

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Remembering 1965 – Part 35 – Versalles landslide winner in AL MVP voting

The Minnesota Twins 25 year-old two-time All-Star shortstop became the first Twins player in their short five-year history to win the American League MVP award when he garnered 275 points, just five short of a perfect score. Second place finisher … Continue reading

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Remembering 1965 – Part 27 – Twins whip Dodgers 8-2 at the Met

October 6, 1965 – The Twins play their first World Series game at Metropolitan Stadium with 47,797 fans in the stands against the Los Angeles Dodgers and win the game 8-2 behind the complete game pitching of Mudcat Grant. Grant … Continue reading

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This Day in Twins History – September 27

There are lots of cool events that occurred on September 27 in Minnesota Twins history. Stop by our Today in Twins History page daily to learn about the Twins wonderful history and bring back those great memories. Have fun!

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According to ELIAS

Three extra-base hits by a Twins rookie Twins rookie Eddie Rosario hit a double, a triple and a home run in Minnesota’s win over the Mariners on Thursday, six days after he recorded three doubles in a game against the … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS

Hunter dials back the years Torii Hunter followed his 4-for-4 performance on Friday with hits on each of his first three at-bats in the Twins’ 7-4 win at Cleveland. Hunter, whose first hit on Saturday was a home run, became … Continue reading

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Twins minor league player of the week

Chattanooga (AA) pitcher Tyler Duffey is the first Twins Minor League Player of the Week in 2015. Duffey made a start for the Lookouts on April 15 versus Birmingham tossing 7 shutout innings with two hits allowed, one walk and … Continue reading

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Twins have easy travel schedule in 2015

Unless something unforeseen happens the Minnesota Twins will not be booking a lot of frequent flyer miles in 2015 as they will only have to fly 23,866 miles this coming season. Only seven teams, the Indians with 23,499, the Brewers with 23,429, … Continue reading

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Thanks for stopping by in 2014

I just wanted take a few minutes and thank each of you that stopped by Twinstrivia.com this past year and continue to support the site with your continued interest. This past year we had people from 144 countries visit the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

MERRY CHRISTMAS  We at TwinsTrivia.com would like to wish each and every one of you a very Merry Christmas. Enjoy this wonderful holiday with all your family and friends and don’t forget to think about and give thanks to those … Continue reading

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Thank YOU to all you veterans!

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Sticky: Changes or additions to the site

Added new links to 25-man and 40-man rosters in the Additional Menu Selections menu. 1/14/2017 Updated Rule 5 draft history page. 12/12/2016 Links to WBC (World Baseball Classic) and Twins 2017 Spring Training schedule have been added on the right … Continue reading

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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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