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Bobomojo

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Staring Up at Prince and the Tigers

How will the Prince Fielder signing in Detroit impact the Minnesota Twins and the AL Central race in 2012?

Assessing Cuddyer’s place in Twins history

With news that Michael Cuddyer has officially signed with the Colorado Rockies, a look back at Cuddyer's place in Minnesota Twins history.

After Willingham, how much do the Twins have left to spend?

It appears the Minnesota Twins are close to finalizing a 3-year, $21 million deal with free agent outfielder Josh Willingham. A look at what that deal means for the Twins payroll situation, and estimate how much money might be left for the rest of the off-season.

Who should become the next member of the Twins Hall of Fame?

Fan balloting is open to select the next member of the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame. We look at the candidates.

Chart of the Day: Cuddyer vs. Kubel vs. Willingham

Could Josh Willingham be the consolation prize for the Minnesota Twins if they lose out on the Michael Cuddyer sweepstakes? A look at how free agent Josh Willingham compares to the Twins' departing outfielders.

A Look Back at Bill Smith, General Manager

On Monday, the Twins shocked the baseball world by firing their General Manager, Bill Smith. We look back on Smith's tenure with the Twins to determine how much blame he deserves for the team's recent struggles.

Joe Nathan By The Numbers

A look at Joe Nathan's incredible 8 years with the Minnesota Twins.

The Growing Market for Michael Cuddyer

Michael Cuddyer will be a coveted free agent this off-season. Can the Twins afford to lose him?

Wednesday Roundup: A call, a catcher and an update

A roundup of Twins news from around the web. Updates on the team's conference call with season-ticket holders, a look at a potential back-up catcher target, and an update on former Twins in the postseason.

Where did all those runs go?

We dive into the Twins offensive struggles this season to determine how the team can rebound in 2012.

Pop Quiz Wednesday: Name that Twin

A mid-week diversion for Twins fans sick of worrying about losing 100 games.

Six Things You Didn’t (Want to) Know About the Twins offense

1. Even after last night's offensive barrage, Twins batters are hitting a collective 247/306/360. Their 665 OPS ranks second-to-last in the AL, behind only the historically awful Seattle Mariners....

The Most Disappointing Team in Twins History?

Are we watching the most disappointing team in Minnesota Twins history?

An Overview of Possible August Trade Bait

While the Twins didn't make any moves at the July trade deadline, it's still possible we could see several trades by the time August is over.

Bill Smith is fighting a losing WAR

The Minnesota Twins are currently seven games behind the division-leading Detroit Tigers. Looking back on the past year, it's clear the Twins could still be in contention had the front office made different personnel decisions.

Alexi Casilla’s Remarkable Turnaround

Alexi Casilla had a miserable start to the season, but from the end of May through the All-Star Break, he's been one of the hottest hitting middle infielders in the game.

Are the Twins buyers or sellers? We’re about to find out

Will the Twins be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline? A look at how the team's upcoming schedule will determine

Michael Cuddyer: One-Third Albert Pujols, Two-Thirds Alberto Callaspo

Michael Cuddyer will be heavily discussed in trade talks this summer and free agent rumors this offseason. We look at Cuddyer's dramatic platoon splits, which have him hitting like Albert Pujols against southpaws and like Alberto Callaspo against right-handers.

Revisiting the Capps Trade (Again)

Last season, Twins General Manager Bill Smith made a controversial deadline deal, sending top catching prospect Wilson Ramos to the Nationals for reliever Matt Capps. We look back at the deal, and examine another move made a day later which could have made a lot more sense for the Twins.

April showers bring...May deluges?

Back on May 1, Ron Gardenhire displayed cautious optimism about the Twins season, despite the team's terrible start. We check in on that optimism a month later.

A Mauer-sized hole in the lineup

The Minnesota Twins currently have the worst offense in baseball. Joe Mauer's absence from the lineup has a lot to do with the team's futility at the plate.

Everything* you need to know about Frankie’s no-hitter

A collection of some of the interesting facts and stats surrounding Francisco Liriano's surprising no-hitter.

Should baseball expand the postseason?

With Selig's announcement that MLB is looking at adding at adding two additional playoff teams, we ask: should baseball expand its postseason?

The Continuing Evolution of Nick Blackburn

For four months last season, Nick Blackburn was one of the worst pitchers in baseball. We take a closer look at how Blackburn has turned his career around.

More Fun Facts about the Worst Offense in Baseball

The Minnesota Twins are currently sporting the worst offense in baseball. A look inside the dreadful numbers.

Jason Kubel vs. Mariano Rivera

A look at one of the most oddly fascinating batter-pitcher relationships in the majors: Mariano Rivera and Jason Kubel.

Wednesday Roundup

As noted yesterday, Ron Gardenhire announced that Scott Baker will begin the season in the rotation, while Kevin Slowey will be asked to work out of the bullpen. Baker is pretty clearly the...

Happy Mauer Day, Everybody!

Twins' catcher Joe Mauer is expected to make his spring training debut on Wednesday. Twinkie Town takes a look at what Joe has already accomplished in his remarkable career.

Counting on a big season from Denard Span

Twins center fielder Denard Span had a disappointing 2010 season. We're expecting much better things in 2011.

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