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  1. Assessing the Starting Pitching in the Twins' Organization

    (originally published at The Tenth Inning Stretch)
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    For a baseball team to content, one of three things need to happen:

    1. An organization has to develop impact starting pitchers.
    2. An organization has to trade for impact starting pitcher.
    3. An organizations has to sign impact starting pitcher free agents.

    I demonstrated earlier this month that the Twins' last two year abysmal record could have been predicted as earlier as 2008, based on the state of their ...
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  2. Who is the newest member of the Twins HOF, Tom Mee

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    Today the Minnesota Twins selected two new members to their Hall of Fame, LHP "Everyday" Eddie Guardado, and long time staffer Tom Mee. All Twins' fans know Everyday Eddie, but who is Tom Mee?

    Tom Mee has been with the Twins' organization from their first season in Minnesota (1961) until their last title (1991). He was the first front office person hired when the Twins moved to Minnesota in 1960 ...
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  3. 2013 Spring Training Guide to Fort Myers Part II: The Baseball

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    This is the second of the three 2013 Spring Training Guides to Fort Myers that will appear here. The first one was a guide on the logistics of how to get there and where to stay etc., including some ways to get there as inexpensively as possible, if that is a consideration. The Logistics Guide can be found here. The next guide will be about food and this one is about the reason people go to Fort Myers: Spring Training ...
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  4. 2013 Spring Training Guide to Fort Myers. Part I: The Logistics.

    Originally published at The Tenth Inning Stretch
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    Less than a month for Pitchers and Catchers to report to Fort Myers so it is about time for you to make your arrangements to go to Fort Myers (I made mine late last year) and it is about time for the second annual Fort Myers Guides.

    Last season there were two Spring Training Guides: the Spring Training Guide to Fort Myers and the Fort Myers Culinary Guide . This season there will be three guides and will be ...
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  5. An illustration of what is in the heart of the Twins pitching problems

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    With Catchers and Pitchers reporting in less that one month for Spring Training 2013, I decided to get ready for my Spring Training Coverage (teaser: expect 3 new guides this month) so I was looking at the past coverage here. I stumbled upon this little piece from the end of the 2009 Spring Training. It looks really innocent. After all it is a list of all 97 pitchers in the Twins' minors in 2008 from DSL to AAA, who ...

    Updated 01-19-2013 at 08:43 PM by Thrylos

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