The Minnesota Twins have so many reasons to be optimistic about the upcoming 2021 season. First, with three different COVID-19 vaccines being distributed around the country, there is every reason to believe that there will be fewer work stoppages this season. To add onto that, the curtailing of the pandemic will hopefully bring fans back […]
The Minnesota Twins are an American professional baseball team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) Central division. The team is named after the Twin Cities area which includes the two adjoining cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.
The franchise was founded in Washington, D.C. in 1901 as the Washington Senators. The team relocated to Minnesota and was renamed the Minnesota Twins at the start of the 1961 season. The Twins played in Metropolitan Stadium from 1961 to 1981 and in the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome from 1982 to 2009. The team played its inaugural game at Target Field on April 12, 2010. The franchise won the World Series in 1924 as the Senators, and in 1987 and 1991 as the Twins.
Record: 66-96, Finished 5th in AL_Central (Schedule and Results) Manager: Ron Gardenhire (66-96) General Manager: Terry Ryan (Returned to GM post 11/7/2011) Farm Director: Jim Rantz Scouting Director: Deron Johnson <p> Ballpark: Target Field </p> <p> Attendance: 2,776,354 (6th of 14) </p> <p> <a href=”https://www.baseball-reference.com/about/parkadjust.shtml”>Park Factors:</a> (Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.)<br /> Multi-year: Batting […]
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MADISON, S.D. — Massage does more than relieve stress these days, which professional athletes are among the first to appreciate. With myofascial work, trigger-point therapy and cupping, massage is used to manage pain and to aid in the recovery of injuries. <p>”If a player is coming in for rehab, they will see me,” said Kelli […]
Four of the five AL Central teams made some moves today, including the Twins who have made an offer to a veteran starting pitcher. Image courtesy of © Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports Twins have offer out to RHP Matt ShoemakerOn Wednesday KSTP’s Darren Wolfson hinted that the Twins had an offer out to a starting […]
On Tuesday, I got to participate in a really cool event showcasing the Twins Virtual Hall of Fame. Minneapolis-based REM5 Studios have been working for months on this fun, interactive site that Twins fans will truly enjoy. Image courtesy of REM5 Sports I’ll be the first to acknowledge that I’m not a video game guy […]
Josh Donaldson getting a clean bill of health and Mitch Garver returning to form are both keys for the 2021 Twins. What about Miguel Sano settling into his prime though in year two of his new contract? Image courtesy of © Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports Prior to the 2020 Major League Baseball season the Minnesota […]
Every year, a system put together by Baseball Prospectus predicts the the season ahead. PECOTA, which stands for Player Empirical Comparison and Optimization Test Algorithm, takes a look at player histories and projects what the season ahead could look like. If PECOTA is right for this year, the Minnesota Twins are in for a good year. Most of the guys on […]
A new core of the Minnesota Twins’ top prospects are starting to come up to the big leagues after years of growing in the Twins farm system, and it’s an exciting group. Some of the first names that come to mind are top prospects like Alex Kirilloff and Royce Lewis, both of whom are considered […]