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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Vargas, Ruiz, Baptist, Watkins, & Coomer

Kennys Vargas (1B) – August 1, 2014 – Signed by the Minnesota Twins as an amateur free agent on February 25, 2009 – Debuted on his 24th birthday at U.S. Cellular Park in a Twins 10-8 loss to the White Sox. Vargas … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Mark Guthrie

Just one MLB debut as a Minnesota Twin on July 25. Mark Guthrie (P) – July 25, 1989 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 7th round of the 1987 amateur draft. Guthrie threw 36 pitches in his big league … Continue reading

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Twins pick-off artist’s

It is obviously important for pitchers to keep base runners as close to the base as possible to prevent them from getting a good jump and stealing a base. What Twins pitchers were the best at this seemingly lost art? … Continue reading

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Twins masters of the pickoff

In baseball, a pickoff is an act by a pitcher, throwing a live ball to a fielder so that the fielder can tag out a baserunner who is either leading off or about to begin stealing the next base. Twins … Continue reading

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The MLB June amateur draft is far from a science

The 2016 MLB will take place June 9, 2016 in Secacus, New Jersey and the Minnesota Twins will have the 17th selection this year. There are already numerous mock drafts being published but as normal they are all over the … Continue reading

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Twins and post season play

As 2014 is coming to an end it is a good time to look back on another Twins season, their fourth in a row without post season play. But you have to be a winner to make post season play … Continue reading

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Twins “games started” history

The Twins will have three starters that will start 20 or more games during this 2013 season. Kevin Correia, Mike Pelfrey, and Scott Diamond have all passed that mark and there is no chance of anyone else joining that group. … Continue reading

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