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According to ELIAS – Byron Buxton

Another day, another walkoff homer Byron Buxton hit a walkoff home run to beat the Blue Jays last night, one night after Eddie Rosario won a game for the Twins with a walkoff homer. That is the first time since 1970 that the … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Twins crush Kansas City Royals 17-0

Twins take turns battering Royals The top half of the Twins’ lineup struck early and often in Minnesota’s 17–0 victory over the Royals. The first five batters in the Twins lineup––Brian Dozier, Joe Mauer, Byron Buxton, Jorge Polanco, and Eduardo Escobar––each finished with multiple … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Byron Buxton

Buxton hits 3 HRs, adds some dash   Byron Buxton went 4-for-5 with three home runs and five RBIs in the Twins’ 7–2 win at Toronto yesterday. It was the 64th time since 2012 that a player hit as many as … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Byron Buxton

Buxton’s own kind of triple double, adding inside-the-park HR   Byron Buxton’s contributions to the Twins’ 10-3 victory yesterday over the visiting Diamondbacks included a double, a triple and an inside-the-park home run. Buxton became only the fifth major-leaguer in … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Byron Buxton

Buxton busts out Byron Buxton’s sixth-inning home run was a highlight in the Twins’ 5–4 win over the Angels. Buxton’s homer snapped his streak of 61 consecutive at-bats without an extra-base hit. That was tied for the second-longest current streak … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Byron Buxton

The only player to make his major league debut in a Twins uniform did so just two years ago today. Byron Buxton (OF ) – June 14, 2015 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 1st round (2nd) of the 2012 MLB June Amateur … Continue reading

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59 wins and yet no starting position player battles for jobs

The Minnesota Twins find themselves in a strange position this spring. The team is coming off a record-setting 59-103 season and yet there are really no position battles waging in Ft. Myers this spring. All the starting position players are … Continue reading

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Looking at the Minnesota Twins top 10 center fielders

The Minnesota Twins have had a strong history of good center field play and when you look at this list you can certainly see why. The rankings are in Baseball-Reference WAR order and the player needed to have played center … Continue reading

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What goes on back at the ballpark when there is a road game

I was back out at the ballpark to check on the Twins yesterday to see what the rest of the team was up to when the Twins had a game in Jupiter, Florida scheduled for that afternoon. Jupiter is almost … Continue reading

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Analyzing Minnesota Twins First Round Picks – Part 1

Since the June Amateur Draft began in 1965 the Minnesota Twins have selected 72 players in round one, some are their regular first round selections and other are supplemental picks for the loss of a free agent or failure to … Continue reading

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