By the Numbers

On Ben Revere's Homerless Streak...and History

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Ben Revere has never been known for his power, but having yet to tally a home run in the Major Leagues is pushing his powerless reputation to a whole new level.

Span Snubbed For Gold Glove Consideration

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Despite the fact that he graded out as one of the top defenders in baseball at any position in 2012, Denard Span's name was curiously absent from Rawlings' list of Gold Glove finalists.

What can an extra $3.25M buy the Twins?

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Following Tsuyoshi Nishioka's $3.25M "refund" to the Twins, what kind of improvements can be made to the roster? A look at last year's $3M signees and a preview of who could be had for a similar...

Alex Burnett's Lack of Strikeouts

8

Alex Burnett ranks last among Major League relievers in K%. A look at his pitches and whether the Twins should be counting on him moving forward.

Anthony Slama's Strikeout Splits Have Changed

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Anthony Slama has been slammed in the past for racking up his strikeouts as a "nibbler", but this season a majority of his strikeouts have been of the swing-and-miss variety.

Pulling for Power: Who Are the Twins Most Powerful Pull Hitters?

4

Target Field's power plays for hitters who can pull. Who are the Twins' most powerwful pull hitters?

The Value of the "Extra Foot" on a Fastball

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Do we really understand the impact that an elite heater has on performance, relative to a league average fastball? In this article, I look at ground ball versus fly ball, home run rates and...

Minnesota Twins in Free Agency - A Glance with WAR

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Brandon Warne takes a look at the WAR leaderboard for Twins free agent signings. It's pretty ugly.

What Can the Twins Expect This Year in the Field?

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Last year, according to UZR, the Twins defense ended up right at league average. In 2012, only three of last year's opening day position players are expected to start on Friday, so what can we...

What Should We Expect From the Twins Bullpen in 2012?

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The Minnesota Twins bullpen was awful in 2011, contributing a large part to a 99-loss season. Just how important is the bullpen to a team's chances over a full season, and what can we expect from...

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