Justin_morneau-143

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  • joined Mar 28, 2008
  • last login Aug 19, 2014
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Long-time Twins fan from Winona, MN. I went to college in Atchison, KS where I earned degrees in History and Philosophy, and currently working on a Masters in Business Administration Degree.

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Game 162 Tigers vs. White Sox Game Thread

It is the middle of the sixth inning in Motown and the Tigers still lead the White Sox 4-0!  For the first time in my life, I am cheering for the White Sox...lets go Sox!!! Pitchers: Verlander DET D...

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Span's Positional Numbers

I am the moderator over at Twins Territory, now A Voice From Twins Territory, and I realized that this blog, which is well put together with great content, does not get very many views from Twins...

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Crede Best Defensive American League 3B?

When the Twins signed Crede in the spring of 2009, they hoped and expected Crede to provide some power to the middle of the order and flawless defense at 3B.  Well, despite a low average and OBP,...

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Deadline Passes - Offseason Trades

At 3 PM today, the trade deadline passed, much to the chagrin of Bill Smith and the Twins front office, who were in the midst of serious discussions with the Padres Heath Bell, Arizona's Jon Rauch,...

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Twins - cleaning house

We, as fans, have put up with some pretty nasty performances from the Twins players the last few...months.  With the trade deadline fast approaching (tomorrow at 3 PM), the Twins need to clear...

Sanchez rejects extension

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With no counteroffers from Wilson and Sanchez, the Pirates will likely listen to offers on their middle-infield tandem as the trade deadline approaches. Now, the Twins can move in on the prize.

Sano Passes MLB's Age Test

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The Twins VP is in the Dominican Republic to oversee this process. With the passing of the test by Sano, the bidding war will now start.

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My Twins Dream Team

I usually assemble a Twins dream team around the all-star break every year.  So, without further ado, my dream team after the jump.

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Trade Targets

I thought I would do a follow up article to Jesse's What to do with second base? article with my own thoughts.  I think it would be wise of the Twins to target the following players, or at least...

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70 Years Ago...

70 years ago today, Lou Gehrig stepped up to the microphone set up in the House that Ruth Built....

Twins interested in Sanchez, Capps, and Grabow

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Well hopefully, Bill Smith will at least get Sanchez. Sanchez will require the most players to be given up, but throwing in two more may be a little much.

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Morneau needs our help!

Justin Morneau is having a better season than his MVP season of 2006.  In my opinion, Morneau is better than Kevin Youkilis and just about as good as Tex.    

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Trades: Those that worked/did not work

Twins have had a history of being stingy in the trading market, especially for sort of big name players: Adrian Beltre, J.J. Hardy, etc.  I am going to look back at the trades that the Twins have...

Punto DL'ed; Casilla recalled

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Punto landed on the DL for 15 days with a sore groin muscle. Twins second baseman Alexi Casilla is recalled resulting in a Tolbert/Harris platoon at SS. Lets perform well boys and never let Punto back on the club!

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Power Hitters Projections

With the recent surge from all of the Twins power hitters: Morneau, Mauer, Kubel, Cuddyer, Crede and Span, I decided to look back at the well-respected baseball experts in order to see their...

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Crede on Fire

Amid the offensive outburst by the Twins batters, mostly Mauer, Cuddyer, and Morneau, one batter has been left in the dust though his performance of late has been more than satisfactory.  This...

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Lineup Shakeup

Twins have struggled mightly this season to find a man that can hit/move runners up/work the count to hit in front of Mauer and Morneau.  As a result of this, the number 2 hole seems to be an...

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Who should go?

As of right now, the Twins have several very shaky pitchers in their bullpen.  So, who should get cut/traded/released? *R.A. Dickey* Its about time that the knuckleballer went back to where he...

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All-Star Nods

Here are my All-star players: *AL* C - Mauer (MIN) 1B - Morneau (MIN) 2B - Aaron Hill (TOR) SS - Marco Scutaro (TOR) 3B - Evan Longoria (TB) OF #1 - Carl Crawford (TB) OF #2 - Nick Markakis...

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On Baseball

I recently read a very interesting article, written by Jacques Barzun, on baseball: Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball, the rules and realities of the...

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Mauer to Twins; --- to Redwings

Who will return to Triple-A Rochester when Mauer returns from his rehab from off-season kidney surgery and suffering from an Inflammed Sacroiliac Joint in spring training?  I can think of only two:...

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In Defense of Mr. Young

A few bloggers on Twinkietown enjoy beating Mr. Young mercilessly over the head, so, in his defense, I decided to write up a Fanpost, presenting everything I have in his defense. Minor League...

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Wrigley Field to be renamed in 2010...

All seemed well throughout the current process of the Cubs selling to the Rickles family, but the suspected inevitable has happened, Wrigley Field is going to be renamed to Trident Field in 2010....

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Will the Twins Resign...?

The Tampa Bay Rays recently signed Jason Bartlett to a one year deal.  This allowed up and coming prospect Reid Brignac to get one more year in AAA.  The Rays also have the great prospect of David...

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RootZoo

Hello All Twins Fans!!! I found this great site for all sports fans that even pays you for writing articles, trivia questions, etc. If you use the following link, you can sign up for free and...

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Who Will Get Sent Down Early?

Who are your candidates for getting sent down early this spring?

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March 12 Game Thread

Twins vs Pittsburg...Sorry about how late this thread is getting up. Twins: 1.  Span - RF 2.  Tolbert - 2B 3.  Gomez - CF 4.  Young - LF 5.  Valencia - 3B 6.  Peterson - DH 7.  Macri - 1B 8...

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March 11 - Twins vs. Orioles

Game starts at 12:05 CT.... Lineups: Twins: 1.  Span - LF 2.  Casilla - 2B 3.  Crede - 3B 4.  Kubel - DH 5.  Cuddyer - RF 6.  Buscher - 1B 7.  Redmond - C 8.  Harris - SS 9.  Gomez - CF ...

Baker signs a 4 year deal

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According to Joe Christensen, the Twins signed a 4 year deal today with Scott Baker. Thoughts?

Guerrier and Twins avoid arbitration

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Twins sign right handed reliever Matt Guerrier to a one year, 1.475 million dollar contract. The Twins have now signed both of their arbitration eligible players for the season.

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