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Joe Mauer casually makes amazing grab

Does Joe Mauer have eyes in the back of his head? The below video might show proof of it... It happened during Sunday's Nationals/Twins game and keep an eye as the ball deflects off the Nationals Park backstop and Joe somehow snags it with his glove: Your browser does not support iframes. (Courtesy of Sports Grid)
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Twins' Byron Buxton makes incredible catch

When the Minnesota Twins made Byron Buxton the No. 2 pick in the 2012 MLB Draft, they knew they were getting a supremely athletic, toolsy high school outfielder who could play some incredible defense. Buxton also had the added value of being a guy who will likely stick in center field. So far, the kid has lived up to the hype. On Monday night, Buxton made one of the better catches...

Joe Mauer's milestone homer highlighted key Twins win

The Minnesota Twins' hometown hero provided a milestone moment, but it was up to their hottest hitter of late to cap a special day in the nation's capital for captain Joe Mauer. Right fielder Ryan Doumit and the Twins bounced back from a couple wasted plate opportunities to single home the winning run in the 11th inning, ensuring Mauer's 100th career home run came in...

Minnesota Twins Prospect Byron Buxton Makes Spectacular Catch

Minnesota Twins super prospect Byron Buxton made a fantastic grab last night. Playing for the Twins Class-A affiliate Cedar Rapids Kernels, Buxton robbed Kane County’s David Bote of a hit in the seventh inning. Keep an eye on the upper right corner of the video. Buxton was taken number two overall by the Twins in last year’s draft. Twins fans are surely salivating at the thought...

Byron Buxton went Jim Edmonds on amazing diving catch (Video)

Minnesota Twins minor leaguer Byron Buxton made one of the sickest catches you will see this season. Buxton, the center fielder for the low Single-A Cedar Rapids Kernels, made a diving catch on the warning track to rob Kane County’s David Boke of an extra-base hit during the top of the second inning of his [...]

Joe Mauer Wins 2013 Dead Ball Web Gem Award

Joe Mauer has done things in his nine-year career that no other MLB catcher has ever done and added this nifty foul ball snag in Saturday’s game to his legacy: Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Twins prospect Byron Buxton made an incredible warning track diving catch

Cedar Rapids Kernels center fielder Byron Buxton, second overall selection by the Minnesota Twins in the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft, showed why with this full extension, dirt pushing... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com

Josh Willingham as Silver Elvis, revisited

In honor of the return of Josh Willingham to Washington for the first time since the December 2010 trade with the A's for Henry Rodriguez and Corey Brown, we present an old 2010 screencap of Josh Willingham in the ceremonial Silver Elvis wig. Willingham wore it a lot that year. Things have certainly changed around here since 2010, when a 93-loss season was considered pretty good...

Video: Twins prospect Byron Buxton makes catch worthy of it’s own poetry

Byron Buxton was selected in the second round of the 2012 MLB Draft by the Minnesota Twins, and this spectacular catch is pretty much the reason why.

Twins Sunday: Minnesota seeks series split with win in Game 2

Facing a lineup featuring zero familiarity with his pitching arsenal, Washington Nationals ace Jordan Zimmermann slammed the door shut on Minnesota's chances of an interleague sweep on the road. Hard. And fast. Zimmermann blew through a Twins batting order bereft of Joe Mauer and Josh Willingham in the first game of Sunday's split doubleheader, allowing only two hits and...

Twins' Aaron Hicks exits with hamstring strain

Minnesota Twins center fielder Aaron Hicks exited the nightcap of yesterday's doubleheader against the Washington Nationals with a strained left hamstring, according to Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com. Hicks left the game in the bottom of the fifth inning after a 12-minute rain delay. He suffered the injury while attempting to beat out a soft grounder to third baseman Ryan Zimmerman...

Patiently awaiting the future

The Twins have been much better than expected this season, yet some people still lament what has happened to the team. The Twins have a decent offense, but some of their best prospects are also offensive players, many of whom are ready to emerge on the scene very soon. We have already seen glimpses of Aaron Hicks, Oswalo Arcia and Chris Herrmann.We have seen longer looks at Chris...

Twins Prospect Byron Buxton Made An Incredible Catch, Has Inspired Poetry

You may remember the Minnesota Twins selecting high school outfielder Byron Buxton with the second-overall pick in th…

Nats Take Team Meeting To Heart In Offense-Heavy Win Over Twins

Manager Davey Johnson saw an immediate return on the team meeting he held with his players Saturday night “to cheer them up,” in the Washington Nationals’ (30-31) 7-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins (27-32) in the first game of a double header on Sunday. “I’ll have [a meeting] every day if we get 14 hits and seven runs,” Johnson said. Johnson had expressed his...

Tuesday Talkers

Going to be flipping between the Twins and the NBA Finals tonight, so might as well write some random stuff while doing those things. - First off, I know we are all very excited about our little Byron Buxton and the just promoted to double-A Miguel Sano and with good reason.  Buxton is hitting .350/.444/.578 with 8 triples, 7 homers, and 26 steals while playing amazing defense...
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