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Twins Minor League Report (7/23): Slegers Continues Strong Streak

Find out everything and more that happened happened in the Twins system on Sunday.Let's start with the transactions of the day:Following the Twins loss on Sunday, the team announced the veteran Craig Breslow had been DFAd, and that a correspond...

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Gleeman & The Geek, Ep 324: The Trade That Wasn’t

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Deadline Primer: The National League Central

Late last week, the Twins almost completed a deal to acquire Atlantas Jaime Garcia, but it fell through in the late stages. Though the move didnt go down (not yet anyway), the message was sent: Derek Falvey and Thad Levine are in buy mode, an...

Twins DFA reliever Craig Breslow

The Minnesota Twins on Sunday designated veteran left-hander Craig Breslow for assignment and have yet to ...

DET 9, MIN 6: Twins Drop to Third in Division, 2.5 Games Back

Win Expectancy & Top 5 Plays Per WPA (via Fangraphs) The Twins had a golden opportunity to seize this game in the bottom of the seventh. Down 4-2, Eddie Rosario led off the inning with a single, which was followed by a Joe Mauer pinch-hit...

Twins set record for longest nine-inning game in team history

If you attended the Detroit Tigers-Minnesota Twins clash at Target Field on Sunday and stayed through the entire game, you deserve a...

Twins trade Nick Tepesch to Blue Jays

Minnesota Twins pitcher Nick Tepesch was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for cash, the Twins announced on Saturday.

Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco tries contact lenses in 9-6 loss to Tigers

The good news for Trevor Hildenberger (1-1) is it took so long to play Sunday's game, most eyewitnesses completely forgot his hiccup.

Twins reliever Matt Belisle, on a quiet roll, makes no excuses for ‘volatility’

While the Twins, like every other contending team, are looking around for potential late-inning relievers to bolster their bullpen, Matt Belisle might be the best in-house solution if can build on the gains of the past five weeks.

Farm Report: Hurlbut glides along in style

A recap of the Twins' minor league affiliates' results from July 22nd, 2017.

Catching Curiosities

One of the fun parts that came from the Twins signing Castro as a free agent over the winter was we had numerous writers take deep dives into the value of catcher framing. Castro has long been considered to be excellent at presenting pitches, a...

Twins 6, Tigers 5: Twins Hold Off Tigers

Win Expectancy & Top 5 Plays Per WPA (via Fangraphs) In his last outing, I thought Gibson looked pretty darn good against the Astros but that his defense let him down a little and he was left out there a batter too long. The result was tha...

Twins 6, Tigers 5: Nothing comes easy here

Everybody's gonna leave their seat...

Kyle Gibson shines as Twins hold off Tigers for 6-5 win

We may never know which current member of their Twins' starting rotation would have lost his spot had the trade for veteran left-hander Jaime Garcia gone through. Judging from the way Kyle Gibson m…