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Farm Report: Park plays LF now, Rooker kills baseballs

A recap of the Twins' minor league affiliates' results from August 19th, 2017.

Berrios shuts out D-backs through 7 as Twins win

Berrios (11-5) threw seven innings for his 11th win to lead the Twins over the Diamondbacks 5-0, keeping Minnesota tied with the Los...

MIN 5, ARI 0: Berri-0s

Win Expectancy (via Fangraphs) Top 3 Twins per WPA: Berrios .281 | Dozier .148 | Castro .084We've seen several Twins break out of slumps around the same time these last couple weeks, I guess it was Berrios' turn tonight. Jose entered the evenin...

Twins Minor League Report (8/19): Niko Goodrum Homers, Drives in 6 Runs

RED WINGS REPORTRochester 10, Louisville 5Box ScoreThe Red Wings actually trailed 5-0 after three innings, but the bats went on a tear to make this look like a pretty one-sided affair. Rochester had 17 hits, but nobody shined brighter than Niko...

Twins chase Diamondbacks’ Zack Greinke behind balanced attack in 5-0 win

Twins right-hander Jose Berrios, meanwhile, ripped through seven scoreless innings while allowing just two doubles and a nine-pitch Jake Lamb walk.

Watch: Twins’ Byron Buxton’s inside-the-park homer is fastest ever clocked

Byron Buxton electrified the Twins, Target Field, and pretty much anyone with a pulse Friday night when he scored an inside-the-park home run with blazing speed. According to Statcast, Buxton circl…

Charley Walters: Twins speedy Byron Buxton no match for the Olympics

Byron Buxton electrified nearly 26,000 Target Field spectators Friday night when he zoomed around the bases en route to an inside-the-park home run that rallied the Twins to a mid-game 3-3 score an…

Twins plan to start Tim Melville on Monday, NOT Stephen Gonsalves

Of course they weren't going to call up their top pitching prospect to start in Monday's doubleheader.

Twins hall inductee Michael Cuddyer on umpires, chemistry, Byron Buxton

Michael Cuddyer, who played 15 seasons in the majors (2001-15), stayed neutral on the Ian Kinsler-Angel Hernandez debate.

Twins set to start Dillon Gee, journeyman Tim Melville on Monday

Once a highly touted prospect in the Kansas City Royals system, the 6-foot-4, 225-pound Tim Melville made three appearances (two starts) in April 2016 for the Cincinnati Reds.

Farm Report: Bats! Bats! What are these animals?

A recap of the Twins' minor league affiliates' results from August 18th, 2017.

Bartolo Colon is giving Miguel Sano batting advice

This is not satire.

Twins 10, Diamondbacks 3: Buxton/Sano give snakes a thorough whacking

Huge offensive night for the Twins gets them back in Wild Card contention.

Twins Minor League Report (8/18): Grand Slams, Stewart’s AAA Debut, and Rooker Highlight Friday’s Action (but there’s so much more!)

TRANSACTIONSBefore getting to the games, there were some exciting transactions on Friday throughout the system.The Twins recalled Mitch Garver from AAA to take the place of Robbie Grossman, and he was in uniform on Friday (I'll let the game rec...

MIN 10, ARI 3: Buxton Inside-the-Parker Highlights 6 HR Game for Twins

Win Expectancy (via Fangraphs) Top 5 Twins per WPA: Buxton .302 | Polanco .213 | Hildenberger .198One of my all-time favorite baseball quotes is this one from Rogers Hornsby: "People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tel...