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Surviving...Down on the Farm!


Do you remember several exciting Twins prospects, players like David Winfree, Rene Leveret, Deacon Burns, Yohan Pino and Matt Moses? Several of these young men had climbed to the upper echelons of...

Surprises...Down on the Farm.


All four full season teams begin play on Thursday. The exciting news is that the Twins have a new affiliation in the Midwest League, the Cedar Rapids Kernels. The Kernels play in ten year old...


Pitching, Pitching and more Pitching

Tom Kelly often said “you’re only as good as your next day’s starting pitcher.” However, as of a year ago the level of pitching throughout the Twins organization wasn’t an area of strength. The...

Twins sign two to Minor League Contracts


Joe Christensen had an article in today's Star Tribune about two minor league signings. No one had posted it here, so I thought I should get it to you. The exciting player is 30...

Minor League Report...My Final Report.


On Sunday evening, September 30, my wife rushed me to the emergency room with severe stomach and chest pains. After two days of tests to rule out everything from a heart attack to a blockage in my...

Minor League Report...Rookie of the Year


Your voting for the Pitcher of the Year was a close battle between the Twins selection, B. J. Hermsen, and Liam Hendriks. In our voting, Hendriks edged out Hermsen by two votes, collecting 48 of...

Minor League Report...Pitcher of the Year


Good morning, This week we will be selecting the Twinkie Town Twins organization Pitcher of the Year. You will be voting on one of the thirteen young pitchers I have chosen as candidates for...

Minor League Report...Player of the Year


Good morning, And welcome to the off season. This week we will vote for Player of the Year, selecting the player who had the best season in the organization this year. Our selection of the...

Minor League Report...September 8, 2012


Good morning, And congratulations to Manager Ray Smith and the Appalachian League Champion Elizabethton Twins. With Beloit losing game three to Clinton last night, all of the Twins minor league...

Appalachian League Championship


The Elizabethton Twins will face the Burlington Royals tonight for the Appalachian League Championship. After losing game one, 3-2 in twelve innings at Burlington, the Twins came back with a 4-3...

Minor League Report...September 1, 2012


After dropping eight of nine last week end, the organization battled back to post a winning week at 17-16. The GCL Twins lost their last game to the Red Sox on Saturday, 4-1, putting the Sox into...

Minor League Report...August 25, 2012

Ready for your next Twins minor league update? Here it is!

Minor League Report...August 18, 2012

The Twins Weekly Minor League report is back!

Minor League Report...August 3, 2012


There is some exciting news with a couple key prospects so I wanted to get a brief report out before heading to the airport and Lake Tahoe. Alex Wimmers had Tommy John surgery yesterday. When...

Minor League Report...July 28, 2012


Good morning. My wife and I will be heading out west next week to celebrate her 70th birthday with our children and grand kids. Will be a busy couple weeks, so there will not be a report on either...

Minor League Report...July 21, 2012

As usual, your opportunity to catch up with the Twins' minor league affiliates.

Minor League Report...July 14, 2012


Before I begin, I want to let everyone know that I have made some changes. After all, sometimes a bit of change is good. The organization had another great week at 25-18. Elizabethton and the GCL...

Minor League Report...July 7, 2012

Here's your weekly minor league wrap, Twins fans!

Minor League Report...June 30, 2012


In late 2010 the Twins sent Jose Morales to Colorado for an A-Ball prospect, Paul Bargas. Bargas was dealing with severe headaches when he reported to spring training in 2011. The Twins assisted...

Minor League Report...June 23, 2012


With back-to-back five win days, the organization fought their way back to .500 at 16-16. The only full season team at .500 was Fort Myers at 2-2. Rochester was 3-4, Beloit 1-2 and New Britain...

Minor League Report...June 16, 2012


The organization finished their week three games under .500 at 14-17. Only Fort Myers had a winning week at 4-2. New Britain and Rochester were both 3-3. Beloit was 3-4 and the DSL Twins won...

Minor League Report...June 9, 2012


The organization finished their week a game under .500 at 14-15. For the first time this year, the Rochester Red Wings led the five teams at 5-2. The Dominican Summer League Twins were 3-2 while...

Minor League Report...June 2, 2012

This week's minor league update from our good friend Roger.

Minor League Report...May 26, 2012


While I am traveling to one of my favorite cities, Boston, the organization put together another winning week at 14-12. Rochester (4-2) and New Britain (5-2) were both above .500. In player...

Minor League Report...May 19, 2012


The Twins farm clubs were two games under .500, finishing their week at 12-14. The first place Beloit Snappers led the way by winning six of seven. New Britain was 3-3 with Rochester (2-5) and...

Minor League Report...May 12, 2012


The Twins' farm clubs put together a nice winning week at 16-12. Beloit led the way at 5-3, with Rochester and Fort Myers both 4-3. New Britain split their six games, 3-3. In player movement, C...

Minor League Report...May 5, 2012


After beginning their week by dropping six of seven on Friday and Saturday, the Twins four full season teams were never able to fight back to .500, finishing with a losing week at 10-15. Two teams...

Minor League Report...April 28, 2012


The organization continues playing .500 ball, finishing with a record of 12-12. Beloit (4-3) and New Britain (3-2) had winning weeks while Rochester (2-3) and Fort Myers (3-4) were both a game...

Minor League Report...April 21, 2012


The organization needed only one win Thursday to record a winning week. That was not to be as they dropped all four to finish with a losing week, 13-14. New Britain had an excellent week at 5-2,...

Ben Revere optioned to Rochester


As many of you heard during the game, the Twins claimed outfielder Clete Thomas on waivers from Detroit. Although Thomas, who has played in only three games this year for the Tigers, is capable of...

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