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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Tonkin & Renick

Two major league debuts in a Twins uniform on July 11.   Michael Tonkin (P) – July 11, 2013 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 30th round of the 2008 MLB June Amateur Draft. A nice 1.1 inning debut … Continue reading

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Best players drafted by Minnesota Twins by round

I went through the history of the Minnesota Twins June Amateur draft choices to see who the best players were that the club drafted, signed and the player debuted with Minnesota across his chest. The player may or may not … Continue reading

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Twins tall drinks of water

The Minnesota Twins have had 53 players (41 pitchers (nine lefties) and 12 position players) that stood at least 6’5″ tall. The Twins have spent the last few years accumulating tall pitchers but so far the fruits of their labors … Continue reading

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Help is on the way, or is it?

The Twins plan to add eight players to the roster now that the Rochester Red Wings season has ended. The team plans to recall LHP Logan Darnell, RHP Michael Tonkin, C Josmil Pinto, C/OF Chris Herrmann and OF Aaron Hicks. Additionally the Twins … Continue reading

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Byron Buxton is 2013 Minor League Player of the Year

Baseball America announced today that Byron Buxton is the 2013 Minor League Player of the Year joining Joe Mauer (2003) as the only Twins players to be so honored. The Twins second overall pick in the 2012 draft from Appling … Continue reading

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Michael Tonkin recalled and Thielbar put on bereavement list

The Minnesota Twins announced after last night’s 13 inning 4-3 loss to the Tampa Rays that they have placed left-handed pitcher Caleb Thielbar on the bereavement list to attend the funeral of his grandmother. The Twins recalled right-handed pitcher Michael Tonkin from Triple-A … Continue reading

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This and That

The Twins announced yesterday that they will have seven players going to the Arizona Fall League Peoria Javelinas this season. The players are  catcher Chris Hermann, outfielders Evan Bigley and Nate Roberts along with pitchers Kyle Gibson, Caleb Thielbar, Logan Darnell … Continue reading

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Twins Minor League Player of the Week

Twins Minor League Player of the Week is Beloit pitcher Michael Tonkin. The 22 year-old 6’7″ Tonkin made three relief appearances for the Snappers, tossing 5.2 scoreless innings, with no hits allowed, no walks, 12 strikeouts and two saves. The … Continue reading

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