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2011 Predictions on Apr 1, 2011I'm a bad blogger, but I at least have to get my 2011 predictions in so I can be mocked and ridiculed come October. AL East Boston New York (Wild Card) Tampa Bay Baltimore Toronto AL Central Detroit Minnesota Chicago Cleveland Kansas City AL...



Twins top Angels again on Apr 8, 2010Despite the Twins' success in this past decade, they haven't posted a winning record against the Angels since 2003 when they went 5-4, so what seemed like a difficult way to open the season, has actually gone pretty well. By winning on Tuesday night,...



Twins win; Rauch logs first save on Apr 7, 2010The Twins rebounded from Monday night's season opening loss with a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. Nick Blackburn looked anything but dominant, but managed to work through 6 2/3 inning while allowing just 3 runs. Brian Duensing and Matt Guer...



Twins make additional roster decisions on Mar 28, 2010The Twins, on Saturday, optioned Matt Tolbert to AAA and informed Jacque Jones that he will not make the opening day roster. That leaves the final bench spot to Alexi Casilla. It doesn't come as much of a surprise that, despite Casilla's underwhelmi...



Mauer signs 8 year deal on Mar 21, 2010After a long offseason of negotiations, and a couple early spring false alarms, the Twins and Joe Mauer have finally agreed to an 8 year $184 million deal. Both in terms of per year and overall value, Mauer's deal cracks the top 5 of baseball's rich...



Dissecting the payroll increase on Jan 23, 2010The Twins opened 2009 with a payroll of slightly over $65 million. They are currently in a position to open 2010 with a payroll around $90 million. Since the J.J. Hardy for Carlos Gomez trade, this offseason has been void of any big moves. With so li...