CSS Button No Image Css3Menu.com

Baseball Prospectus home
  
  
Click here to log in Click here for forgotten password Click here to subscribe

Articles Tagged Minnesota Twins 

Search BP Articles

All Blogs (including podcasts)

Active Columns

Authors

Article Types

Archives

12-12

comment icon

6

Transaction Analysis: Santana and Morales, One Year Later
by
Sam Miller

12-03

comment icon

2

Transaction Analysis: The Surprisingly High Price of Nostalgia
by
Sahadev Sharma and Nick Shlain

11-05

comment icon

3

Transaction Analysis: Lind Blows Out of Toronto
by
R.J. Anderson and Mike Gianella

10-29

comment icon

3

Fantasy Team Preview: Minnesota Twins
by
Mike Gianella

10-01

comment icon

0

Transaction Analysis: Playing a Hinch
by
R.J. Anderson

08-22

comment icon

6

Painting the Black: A Marlins Fastball, A Twins Approach
by
R.J. Anderson

08-05

comment icon

6

Transaction Analysis: The Reasonable Overpay of Kurt Suzuki
by
R.J. Anderson

07-31

comment icon

7

Transaction Analysis: A's hire A's
by
R.J. Anderson, Bret Sayre and Ben Carsley

07-25

comment icon

3

Transaction Analysis: Kendrys Redux
by
R.J. Anderson and Bret Sayre

07-11

comment icon

0

BP Announcements: Job Opening: Minnesota Twins Developer
by
Baseball Prospectus

07-03

comment icon

14

BP Top 50
by
Nick J. Faleris, Jason Parks and Ron Shah

07-01

comment icon

10

BP Top 50
by
Nick J. Faleris, Chris Mellen and Jordan Gorosh

06-17

comment icon

3

BP Unfiltered: Glen Perkins Dislikes Losing Strikes
by
Ben Lindbergh

06-09

comment icon

0

Transaction Analysis: Minnesota Signs Kendrys Morales
by
R.J. Anderson and Bret Sayre

05-21

comment icon

3

BP Unfiltered: Very Important Player We Missed: James Jones
by
Sam Miller

05-16

comment icon

4

Painting the Black: Bullish on Dozier
by
R.J. Anderson

05-12

comment icon

4

Transaction Analysis: Call Milone
by
R.J. Anderson

04-25

comment icon

3

Transaction Analysis: Ranklin' Franklin
by
R.J. Anderson

04-18

comment icon

7

What You Need to Know: Meltdown in Minnesota
by
Daniel Rathman

03-26

comment icon

17

Prospectus Preview: AL Central 2014 Preseason Preview
by
Ben Lindbergh and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

03-17

comment icon

0

Transaction Analysis: Benefits and Perkins
by
R.J. Anderson

02-27

comment icon

1

Rumor Roundup: An Infield Fix for the Yankees?
by
Daniel Rathman

02-26

comment icon

44

Prospects Will Break Your Heart: 2014 Organizational Rankings
by
Jason Parks

02-13

comment icon

5

Rumor Roundup: Catching Up with Catcher News
by
Daniel Rathman

02-10

comment icon

0

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 382: 2014 Season Preview Series: Minnesota Twins
by
Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

12-26

comment icon

0

Transaction Analysis: Colletti's All-Closer Bullpen
by
R.J. Anderson

12-16

comment icon

2

Transaction Analysis: Dodgers Win Your eBay Bidding
by
R.J. Anderson, Bret Sayre and Mauricio Rubio

12-10

comment icon

19

Baseball ProGUESTus: What Happened to the Twins?
by
Elliot Mann

12-02

comment icon

4

Transaction Analysis: Phil Hughes Finds a Friendlier Home
by
Ben Lindbergh and Bret Sayre

12-02

comment icon

2

Transaction Analysis: Nolasco Heads North
by
R.J. Anderson and Rob McQuown

11-19

comment icon

9

Prospect Debate: Meyer vs. Stewart
by
Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

11-18

comment icon

0

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 331: Jason Parks on the Best Farm System in Baseball
by
Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-18

comment icon

59

Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Minnesota Twins Top 10 Prospects
by
Jason Parks

11-18

comment icon

7

Fantasy Team Preview: Minnesota Twins
by
Ben Carsley

11-18

comment icon

0

Rumor Roundup: Veteran Help Wanted
by
Daniel Rathman

11-12

comment icon

2

Transaction Analysis: Perez Built On
by
R.J. Anderson

11-08

comment icon

7

One Move: American League Central
by
Ben Carsley

09-23

comment icon

0

Monday Morning Ten Pack: Memorable Scouting Experiences
by
Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

09-13

comment icon

0

Notes from the Field: In Person: Miguel Sano vs. Maikel Franco
by
Chris Mellen

09-13

comment icon

15

Eyewitness Accounts: September 13, 2013
by
Mark Anderson and Zach Mortimer

09-12

comment icon

14

Prospects Will Break Your Heart: On the Rise: Hits and Misses, Part One (American League)
by
Jason Parks

09-03

comment icon

8

Monday Morning Ten Pack: Arizona Fall League Preview
by
Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

08-26

comment icon

0

Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 26, 2013
by
Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

08-22

comment icon

2

Youth Movement: New York-Penn League All-Star Game Scouting Notes: Part 2
by
Mark Anderson

08-16

comment icon

5

Eyewitness Accounts: August 16, 2013
by
Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

08-12

comment icon

12

Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 12, 2013
by
Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

08-07

comment icon

2

What You Need to Know: Meet Andrew Albers
by
Daniel Rathman

08-05

comment icon

6

Monday Morning Ten Pack: Monday, August 5
by
BP Prospect Staff

07-30

comment icon

10

Eyewitness Accounts: July 30, 2013
by
BP Prospect Staff

07-29

comment icon

0

Painting the Black: The Mid-Season Unknowns
by
R.J. Anderson

<< Previous Tag Entries No More Tag Entries

This is a BP Premium article. To read it, sign up for Premium today!

December 12, 2014 12:03 am

Transaction Analysis: Santana and Morales, One Year Later

6

Sam Miller

How much can change in a year, even when nothing really changes?



The rest of this article is restricted to Baseball Prospectus Subscribers.

Not a subscriber?

Click here for more information on Baseball Prospectus subscriptions or use the buttons to the right to subscribe and get access to the best baseball content on the web.


Cancel anytime.


That's a 33% savings over the monthly price!


That's a 33% savings over the monthly price!

Already a subscriber? Click here and use the blue login bar to log in.

Will the Twins get anything more than a memory tour from Torii Hunter?

The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.

This is a BP Premium article. To read it, sign up for Premium today!

November 5, 2014 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Lind Blows Out of Toronto

3

R.J. Anderson and Mike Gianella

The Brewers trade for a first baseman, the Twins hire Paul Molitor, and the Red Sox get closer certainty.

The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.

The Twins are teeming with top prospects, but there are big leaguers who could help your fantasy squad in 2015, too.

Byron Buxton. Miguel Sano. Alex Meyer. Kohl Stewart. Eddie Rosario.
This is how 2013/2014’s offseason preview for the Minnesota Twins opened, and with good reason. It seemed like a fait accompli that most or all of these prospects would begin their promising big league futures with the Twins at some point in 2014. As we know now with the benefit of sweet, delicious hindsight, it didn’t work out that way. Every one of these future studs hit a bump in the road, and not one of the Twins vaunted five put up a single MLB at-bat or inning pitched in 2014.

The future still looks bright for both these prospects and the Twins, but 2014 reminded us that if you want to make God laugh, show him a well-defined prospect timetable. With the exception of Stewart, all of these prospects could still make an impact in 2015 but 2014 reminds us to temper our expectations. Given the Twins fantasy outlook otherwise, for the most part we will be the same position in 2015 that we were in 2014: shying away from most of this roster in shallower formats while waiting for better days, both in the real world as well as in our fantasy realm.


Read the full article...

This is a BP Premium article. To read it, sign up for Premium today!

October 1, 2014 5:21 am

Transaction Analysis: Playing a Hinch

0

R.J. Anderson

The Astros hire a new manager, the Twins fire an old one.

The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.

This is a BP Premium article. To read it, sign up for Premium today!

August 22, 2014 6:00 am

Painting the Black: A Marlins Fastball, A Twins Approach

6

R.J. Anderson

Henderson Alvarez is unlike anything in baseball, and it's working.

Before Jose Fernandez's UCL popped, he was enjoying a fantastic sophomore season. He'd tallied nearly twice as many strikeouts as hits allowed, and five times as many strikeouts as walks. He'd surrendered just four home runs, or about one every 13 innings, leaving him with a shiny 2.44 ERA. Yet, for as good as Fernandez's season was, if he qualified he wouldn't lead the Marlins rotation in ERA—that honor would go instead to Henderson Alvarez and his 2.43 mark.

The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.

This is a BP Premium article. To read it, sign up for Premium today!

August 5, 2014 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: The Reasonable Overpay of Kurt Suzuki

6

R.J. Anderson

The Twins extend their catcher, the Pirates add a Nix, and the Giants try yet again to fix second base.

The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.

This is a BP Premium article. To read it, sign up for Premium today!

July 31, 2014 12:55 pm

Transaction Analysis: A's hire A's

7

R.J. Anderson, Bret Sayre and Ben Carsley

The A's go bold by adding Jon Lester, while the Twins reap a win of their own in the flurry.



The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.

This is a BP Premium article. To read it, sign up for Premium today!

July 25, 2014 8:17 am

Transaction Analysis: Kendrys Redux

3

R.J. Anderson and Bret Sayre

The Mariners finally get their man (back)

The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.

Want to work for the Twins?

JOB FUNCTION: As a member of the front office, collaborate with the Baseball Operations staff to develop, deliver, and maintain data driven solutions for analytics and architecture of player information and evaluation systems. This position requires strong statistical, software development, and database management skills.

REPORTS TO: VP, Technology & Manager of Major League Administration & Baseball Research

Read the full article...

The final debate before the complete list appears.

Links to Other BP Top 50 Debates
Tim Anderson vs. J.P. Crawford | Daniel Norris vs. Jose Berrios |
Albert Almore vs. Stephen Piscotty | Austin Hedges vs. Blake Swihart vs. Jorge Alfaro |
Hunter Harvey vs. Kohl Stewart | Taijuan Walker vs. Lucas Giolito

The Rules
Rather than re-printing the BP Prospect Staff Midseason Top 50 debates—much of which involves discussion of multiple players at the same time—we thought it would be interesting to call out some of the more interesting pairings of players who have been in consideration for the #BPTop50 and allow an advocate for each to make his case as to why that player should be ranked ahead of the other.





Read the full article...

This is a BP Premium article. To read it, sign up for Premium today!

July 1, 2014 8:15 am

BP Top 50

10

Nick J. Faleris, Chris Mellen and Jordan Gorosh

A showdown between two highly touted 2013 draftees.

Links to Other BP Top 50 Debates
Tim Anderson vs. J.P. Crawford | Daniel Norris vs. Jose Berrios |
Albert Almore vs. Stephen Piscotty | Austin Hedges vs. Blake Swihart vs. Jorge Alfaro



The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.

<< Previous Tag Entries No More Tag Entries