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  1. A Closer Look At Joe Mauer's Struggles

    Joe Mauer wonders why everyone is lined up on the left side of the outfield.This Joe Mauer vitriol has gotten out of hand.

    Fans and media members alike are taking shots at him over his lack of production at the conclusion of just the season's second month of play. Sure, his power outage, run production and shortage of key hits has been the source of much consternation -- particularly in the last stretch when the team has dropped six of their last seven games.

    Did you hear that the Twin Cities will have a new Joe Mauer-themed ...
  2. The No Juice Podcast, Episode #7: Memorial Day

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ID:	7589On this week’s episode of the No Juice Podcast, Dan Anderson and Parker Hageman decided to work on a holiday.

    This episode contains all of the recommended weekly dosage of Twins talk in addition to wedding preparations, Timberwolves coaching issues, Little Big League and we answer all of your #BurningQuestions. Dan also agrees to shave his head if the Twins are above .500 on June 16th. Nothing will happen to Parker’s hair if Dan is right. Stay tuned.
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  3. Twins Draft Preview: Aaron Nola

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ID:	7528The six-foot-two Aaron Nola might not fire the fastest bullets among this year’s draft class but the right-handed junior out of LSU might be the most major league ready arm. But is a pitcher the organization's highest priority?

    Who is this guy?

    Nola, a graduate of Catholic High School in Baton Rouge, LA (that’s French for “Red Stick”), was intriguing of a prospect enough after his senior year of high school that the Toronto Blue Jays selected ...
  4. The Igniter vs. Big Papi

    (originally posted on www.twinsandlosses.com)

    Awhile ago there was a debate surrounding two prominent names near and dear to every heart that beats within Twins Territory that was trying to work out which is/was the better player. A comparison of skill not only with the bat and glove but also the passion in which they play(ed) and their leadership qualities. I’m talking about Mark Rosen’s son vs. The Cannonball. Kid Sideburns vs. Pucky Smiles. Mauer vs. Puckett.
    But I ask you ...
  5. The No Juice Podcast, Episode #6: Deckstravaganza and Social Media

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ID:	7492On this week’s podcast episode, Dan Anderson and Parker Hageman take a field trip: The No Juice Podcast heads to Target Field to experience the Twins’ Deckstravaganza event.

    There, the guys talk about the recent happenings with the Minnesota Twins, take your Burning Twitter Questions™, assign blame to the response of a high school prank, and chat with Keith Beise, the team’s social media coordinator. They also shot a handy video for you that demonstrates ...
  6. The No Juice Podcast, Episode #6: Deckstravaganza and Social Media

    Attachment 7492On this week’s podcast episode, Dan Anderson and Parker Hageman take a field trip: The No Juice Podcast heads to Target Field to experience the Twins’ Deckstravaganza event.

    There, the guys talk about the recent happenings with the Minnesota Twins, take your Burning Twitter Questions™, assign blame to the response of a high school prank, and chat with Keith Beise, the team’s social media coordinator. They also shot a handy video for you that demonstrates ...
  7. How Do You Like Chris Parmelee Now?

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ID:	7451With just a few days remaining before the Twins were to travel to Chicago to begin the 2014 season, Chris Parmelee got the sickening news that his services would not be needed a the major league level. Out of options, the Twins were willing to expose him to waivers and risk losing him to an organization. As an additional gut punch, all of the other organizations in baseball said “eh, no thanks”.

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  8. Issues in the Outfield

    The Indians’ David Murphy should send the Minnesota Twins’ front office and coaching staff a bottle of champagne. After all, the struggling left-handed outfielder hast just six doubles this season but two of those came courtesy of the Twins when they have infielders positioned in the outfield.

    While the 2014 Twins infield numbers have flourished, the outfield has languished.

    The Twins’ outfield was a defensive liability last year. In 2013, they posted an unsightly -35.3 ...
  9. The No Juice Podcast, Episode #5: The NFL Draft

    Submitted for your listening pleasure, this week’s No Juice Podcast, Parker Hageman and Dan Anderson discuss a variety of topics, including:


    • The Joy of Twitter
    • Infielders in the Outfield
    • Multilingual Colabello
    • Joe Mauer and injuries
    • Things you shouldn’t say out loud if you are Tommy Lasorda
    • Walking through Uptown fountains
    • The NFL Draft


    The No Juice Podcast is now available on Stitcher and can be followed on iTunes as well.

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  10. Potent Poet-ables

    (Originally posted on twinsandlosses.com)

    Haikus written for each of the Twins Opening Day 2014 starters


    This was our lineup,
    An ode to Opening Day,
    Looks different now.


    C – Kurt Suzuki

    We all know his age,
    Yet still showing he has it.
    Mauer wants his knees.


    1B – Joe Mauer

    Moved to first this year,
    He found that sweet swing again!
    Uh oh, back spasms.

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  11. The No Juice Podcast, Episode #4: Unsustainable Pace

    The No Juice Podcast returns for the fourth installment where Dan and Parker highlight the Minnesota Twins discussion with thoughts on the performance and contract of Mike Pelfrey.

    In the non-Twins world, they also talk about:


    • Dan's theory that drinking bottled beer decreases your odds of getting a hangover while drinking tapped beer increases them.
    • The Snowflake Nelson fiasco.
    • How girlie a bedroom can be decorate before it is considered creepy.
    • Overrated
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  12. The No Juice Podcast, Episode #2: Blame The Housewives

    In a collaborative effort from TwinsDaily.com’s Parker Hageman and nowhere special’s Dan Anderson, the pair bring you the second installment of the No Juice Podcast.

    Fueled by refreshments from Steel Toe Brewing in St. Louis Park, Dan and Parker discuss the latest from the Minnesota Twins, assign blame for stupid things, contemplate wedding music and answer questions from Twitter.

    Listen here, or find us on iTunes:



    Be sure to follow @NoJuicePodcast ...
  13. Troy's Twins Chat Tonight

    Hello Twins fans! Starting at 10, Dad and I will once again talk Twins topics. And as always, we'll take your calls.

    To listen to the show, click on the following link.
    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/the-tro...oys-twins-chat
  14. Is the Twins' Kurt Suzuki for Real?

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ID:	7289When the Minnesota Twins signed Kurt Suzuki this past offseason the focus was on his defensive capabilities and his offensive abilities were basically an afterthought.

    “We wanted to add some leadership to help the pitching staff,” Twins assistant general manager Rob Antony said in March. “We went out and got some starting pitching, but we also wanted somebody to help them on defense. With Joe [Mauer] moving to first, we were willing to sacrifice some offense ...
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