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Job Posting: Twins Developer

Minnesota Twins Developer, Baseball Systems JOB FUNCTION:  As a member of the front office, collaborate with the Baseball Operations staff to develop, deliver, and maintain data driven solutions for analytics and architecture of player information and evaluation systems. This position requires strong statistical, software development, and database management skills. REPORTS TO: ...
Via Fangraphs
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Even Joe Mauer’s grandfather is ripping Twins star over slump

Jake Mauer, the grandfather of Minnesota Twins homegrown star Joe Mauer, recently sat down for an interview with a Twin Cities blogger and admitted that he doesn’t blame the team’s fans for booing his grandson for a season-long slump. Grandpa Jake, something of a local celebrity, told David Shama’s Minnesota Sports Headlines that fans have […] The post Even Joe Mauer’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Twins have rich history in batting champions with Oliva, Carew, Mauer

  We go in-depth and in the cage with Twins greats Rod Carew, Tony Oliva and Joe Mauer.  These three have combined for 32 All-Star Game Appearances and 13 Batting Titles. They discuss the differences and similarities to their games and we go inside the cage for a lesson in the Art of Hitting. The special debuts Wednesday, July 9 at 7:30 p.m. on FOX Sports North Since the Washington...
Via Fox Sports North
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hughes sharp as Twins shut out Seattle

Phil Hughes’ next outing is scheduled for Sunday in Colorado. So even if he made the AL All-Star team he would have been unable to pitch in the Midsummer Classic because of a league rule prohibiting pitchers who start so close to the game from appearing. But Hughes had sealed his own fate, anyway, with his previous three starts. He gave up five, five and seven runs in those outings...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cano Slowly Unbuttons Kendry Morales' Jersey

Cano goes in for second base with Kendry
Via Beer Mug Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Twins' Dozier earns spot in Home Run Derby

Minnesota's Brian Dozier didn't make the American League roster for this year's All-Star Game, but the Twins second baseman will still be at Target Field for next week's festivities. Major League Baseball announced Tuesday that Dozier will compete in the Home Run Derby, representing the American League. Dozier leads the Twins with 16 home runs, which is tied for 12th...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Twins and the Trade Deadline

We're nearly at the all-star break, which means we're a fair way past the first half of the season but everyone's required to refer to it as the first half anyway.  It's also a good time to look back on what has transpired thus far and what I hope to see in the 2nd half, mainly because that's what everyone does at the all-star break.  The most exciting part...
Via Down with Goldy
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Twins place Nolasco on DL, recall Herrmann

One day after it was announced that Ricky Nolasco has been dealing with a sore elbow, the Minnesota Twins placed him on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right elbow. To take Nolasco's place on the 25-man roster, the Twins recalled catcher/outfielder Chris Herrmann from Triple-A Rochester. Nolasco, who lasted just two innings Sunday against the Yankees, had not made any...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter Gift Meter: Minnesota Twins

The Minnesota Twins put on a display of stoicism the other day when they said farewell to the Captain.1. The last second base ever used at the Metrodome, on October 11, 2009 when the Yankees eliminated the Twins in the ALDS. The gift was presented by Twins 2B Brian Dozier, who idolized Jeter while he grew up.2. A check for $10,000 to Jeter's Turn 2 Foundation, presented by Hall...
Via Lady At The Bat
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Robinson Cano Gives Kendrys Morales Some Fashion Tips While On First Base

The dude really does it all (and for $240 million he really should). During the Mariners’ win over the Twins last night, Robinson Cano lent a helping hand to Kendrys Morales, unbuttoning Morales’ jersey and letting Morales breathe a bit. Your browser does not support iframes. More importantly, at least for Seattle fans like myself, the Mariners are nine games over .500 and don’t...
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Twins Injury Update: Ricky Nolasco, Sam Fuld, Miguel Sano

Minnesota Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco will undergo an MRI on Tuesday after finally admitting he has been dealing with elbow problems since spring training, according to Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Assistant GM Rob Antony told Berardino that Nolasco has been dealing with soreness and finds it difficult to get loose:“After some coaxing he finally admitted...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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Robinson Cano unbuttons Kendrys Morales' jersey (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.While standing on first base, Seattle Mariners star Robinson Cano began playfully unbuttoning the jersey of Minnesota Twins first baseman Kendrys Morales during Monday night's game at Safeco Field.It happened in the bottom of the fifth as Cano reached base on a single. Morales had already left the top button of his jersey unbuttoned, but...
Via Holdout Sports
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Seattle Mariners Robinson Cano Showing Minnesota Twins Kendrys Morales How to Dress?

It is not unusual for opponents to have a rather contentious relationship; Miguel Cabrera and Adrian Beltre have shown us that. Sometimes opponents actually get along during games. Sometimes they even give each other tips on how to dress for success--like Robinson Cano gave Kendry Morales during the fifth inning of Monday night's Twins/Mariners game.@cjzero/TwitterCan anyone...
Via FatManWriting
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Minnesota’s Target Field Installs Self-Serving Beer Station

The Minnesota Twins have had a rough few months and may miss the playoffs this season, but they can now boast about playing in the first major league ballpark to serve beer from a vending machine. On Sunday, the team debuted the self-serving beer station during its game against the New York Yankees. And a second one is en route, just in time for the All-Star game in roughly one week’s...
Via The Sports Daily
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Self-serve beer stations flow at Target Field

Self-serve beer stations are up and running in Target Field, so Minnesota Twins fans and those who attend the Major League Baseball All-Star festivities next week can decide what they want and even how much they want of it. The machines, called DraftServ, are a partnership between concessionaire Delaware North and Anheuser-Busch. "It's a way to engage with the customer...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB All-Star Game Will Have Self Serve Beer Dispensers; 5 Craft Suggestions To Be Included

Self serve beer stations called “Draft Serv”, have now been set up at Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins,  for the upcoming MLB All-Star Game next week. The stations will have various beers (Bud and Bud Light will cost 38 cents per ounce, while Shock Top Lemon Shandy and Goose Island 312 Urban Pale Ale will cost 40 cents per ounce), but all apparently will be Anhehuser...
Via Total Sports Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

OJTB: Yankees Survive Twins to Take Series

At Target Field on Sunday afternoon, the Yankees exploded early before holding their breath late. New York (44-43) took a 9-0 fourth-inning lead over the Minnesota Twins and withstood a furious rally by Minnesota (39-48) for a 9-7 triumph. SS Derek Jeter enjoyed a solid Sunday outing, while being officially named to the 2014 All-Star Game, later in the day. (Associated Press) The...
Via One Jet At A Time
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Target Field rolls out DraftServ, self-serve beer dispensers for All-Star Game (photo)

The Minnesota Twins, in cooperation with  company Delaware North and Anheuser-Busch, are rolling out a fantastic new concession stand feature sure to get beer lovers attending festivities related to the 2014 All-Star Game a new and novel means through which they will be able to wet their whistles. Fans making their way through the concourses […] The post Target Field rolls out...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Twins pitching prospect Meyer named to replace injured May for Futures Game

Twins pitching prospect Trevor May was a late addition to the 2014 Futures Game, as he became the third Minnesota minor leaguer to be named to the event. Now a calf injury means May is a late scratch for Sunday's game. In his place will be another Twins pitching prospect: right-hander Alex Meyer, who will represent Team USA. The news was announced on Twitter by the Futures Game...
Via Fox Sports North
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins have installed self-serve beer stations at Target Field

The Minnesota Twins are experimenting with a new concession feature that could make fans at next week’s All-Star Game extremely happy – they’ve introduced self-serve beer stations. To use one of the stations, fans will need to show their ID at a cash register and load a card with either $10 or $20. They’ll then scan their card at the machine, choose the beer they want (Bud...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Twins have installed self-serve beer stations at Target Field

The Minnesota Twins are experimenting with a new concession feature that could make fans at next week’s All-Star Game extremely happy – they’ve introduced self-serve beer stations. To use one of the stations, fans will need to show their ID at a cash register and load a card with either $10 or $20. They’ll then scan their card at the machine, choose the beer they want (Bud...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Top prospect Byron Buxton returns to action

The Minnesota Twins fell to 39-48 on the season following a 9-7 loss to the New York Yankees on Sunday. The loss was the 10th in the last 13 games for the Twins, who are a dreadful 28th in the Major Leagues in ERA. Despite the poor performance by the Twins, there is a bit of good news on the injury front, as top prospect Byron Buxton returns to game action after being sidelined...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Suzuki and Perkins to All-Star Game

Glen Perkins   The final ballot numbers have been gathered, and the Minnesota Twins will have two representatives headed to the All-Star Break: Glen Perkins and Kurt Suzuki.   Glen Perkins Heading to his second straight All-Star Game, Glen Perkins was chosen through manager selection. So far this season, Perkins has a 3-0 record and a 3.22 ERA over 36.1 innings pitched in...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Mauer injured, out of All-Star Break

Joe Mauer As the Minnesota Twins season continues to spiral downward, even more injuries must be dealt with. This time, it was to a “potential” All-Star. By now, most everyone knows that first baseman Joe Mauer has been placed on the disabled list with a right oblique strain that will keep him out for at least 15 days, if not more. With the injury, it also means that Mauer is...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Twins have two all stars, are depressing.

The Twins and the state of Minnesota are hosting the 2014 All Star game, and that may or may not be leading to their receiving 2 players making the All Star Team, which was announced tonight. Glen Perkins, despite his ERA, is having one of his best seasons, if not THE best season of his career. He is striking out 12 per 9 innings, walking fewer and inducing more ground balls. His...
Via The Rhino and Compass
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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