Minnesota Twins Showing Some Signs of Life

There is nothing that a Twins fan dreads more than seeing the New York Yankees on their upcoming schedule. The same can be said of the faithful of the Chicago White Sox regarding the Twins. Some match-ups provide distinct advantages to a certain side even when there doesn’t seem to be a drastic disparity in talent between the two. It demonstrates the importance of the mental aspect of the game.

Heading into play on Saturday, Minnesota had won a half dozen in a row this season and nine in a row total going back to last year against the White Sox.

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The Backdoor Cut Twins-Yankees Series Breakdown

Andy Pettitte

The Backdoor Cut takes a look back at games one and two of the New York Yankees-Minnesota Twins ALDS….Umpiring, Andy Pettitte’s Dominance, playoff managing, and Lance Berkman’s re-emergance are just a few of the topics touched on…If you like what you hear, listen to the radio version of The Backdoor Cut Tuesday Nights from 9-11 p.m. on 91.7 fm KAUG or online at www.augsburg.edu/kaug.

http://thebackdoorcut.mypodcast.com/2010/10/The_Backdoor_Cut_TwinsYankees_Playoff_Breakdown-329010.html

-Mike Gallagher

Minnesota Twins-New York Yankees Series Preview

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The history in the Minnesota Twins-New York Yankees matchup may not be long, but it is storied. [Read more…]

Are the Stars Aligning for the Minnesota Twins?

Minnesota Twins stars 

For 19 years the Minnesota Twins have been fighting. [Read more…]

Nick Blackburn Spins Gem, Minnesota Twins Spin Trade for Fuentes

minnesota twins

Nick Blackburn is a major league pitcher.

As simple as that sounds and as obvious as it may seem, perhaps Blackburn was the only one that didn’t understand it.

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Duensing Dominant, Stepping Into Third Starter Spot for Twins

brian duensing

The Minnesota Twins haven’t had a lot of holes to be filled this year.   [Read more…]