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2012 Projections – Scott Baker

Twinkie Talk on Feb 7, 2012   Jun 18, 2011; Minneapolis, MN, USA: Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Scott Baker (30) looks on during the seventh inning against the San Diego Padres at Target Field. The Twins won 1-0. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-US PRESSWIRE In addition

Also Mentioned: Jason Marquis



Ron Gardenhire tells Iowa audience his opening day (for now) lineup

Twinkie Town on Feb 6, 2012 Ron Gardenhire tells Iowa audience his opening day (for now) lineup
Not too surprising, but I think we can use this as the baseline for the spring.




Scenes From An Offseason, Volume 4

Twinkie Town on Feb 6, 2012 SCENE: The Target Field front office. A pleasant middle-aged lady named Barb sits at the front desk, wearing a headset and answering calls. She is capable, knowledgeable, and helpful, and any observer is struck by the feeling that if she took a sick

Also Mentioned: Wayne Hattaway



1979 Twins commercial from tcmedianow.com via It's a long season. The 1979 Twins went 82-80....

Twinkie Town on Feb 3, 2012 1979 Twins commercial from tcmedianow.com via It's a long season.

The 1979 Twins went 82-80. Something to shoot for this year!




The One That Strengthens Our Resolve

Twinkie Town on Feb 2, 2012 The One That Strengthens Our Resolve
Daily Norseman flexes its muscle. It's not inconsiderable, either. I like it.

Also Mentioned: Omar Little



Coming off of a disastrous 2011 season, when is the Twins window to win? See full post on Beyond...

Twinkie Town on Feb 2, 2012 Coming off of a disastrous 2011 season, when is the Twins window to win?

See full post on Beyond the Box Score




Twins Talking Points: Matt Capps, the rotation, and Tsuyoshi Nishioka

Twinkie Talk on Feb 2, 2012 The Matt Capps re-signing is not new news, but I would like to direct your attention to this piece written by Aaron Gleeman. It is the most perfect summary I have seen so far of all the reasons why the Capps deal made no sense at all. Defenders of th




Beyond the Box Score ranks the Twins Top 12 Prospects

Twinkie Town on Jan 31, 2012 Beyond the Box Score ranks the Twins Top 12 Prospects
Lester Oliveros is the big surprise on this list, along with the absence of Chris Parmelee.




Joel Zumaya Agrees To Throw One Last Amazing Pitch

Twinkie Town on Jan 30, 2012 Joel Zumaya Agrees To Throw One Last Amazing Pitch
The Onion react to Zumaya's signing by the Twins.




Carl Pavano lends helping hand to Vermont Little League leveled by Tropical Storm Irene (Yahoo! Sports)

Yahoo! Sports on Jan 30, 2012 When Howard Paul visited his town's baseball facility in the wake of last fall's Tropical Storm Irene, his heart immediately sank. The weather had wiped everything out. "There wasn't anything left," the Ludlow (Vt.) rec director told the Times Argus. "Our … Continue reading →

Also Mentioned: Carl Pavano



Carl Pavano helps save a Vermont Little League

Twinkie Town on Jan 30, 2012 Carl Pavano helps save a Vermont Little League
Via Dave St. Peter on Twitter, the story of how the Twins pitcher helped out a Little League that was in dire straits after Tropical Storm Irene.




Missing Jersey Finds Twins Player 25 Years Later

WCCO.com on Jan 30, 2012 The story of what appears to be a soiled jersey started 25 years ago and ended in the same place where it started.

Also Mentioned: Marcie Petrie





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