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What did you miss in Twinkie Town Land?
- Brandon kicks off reviewing the A.L. Central foes’ off-season by taking a look at GARY’s Goofballs.
- Ben took a look at the winners and losers (besides me) from Spring Training last week. Did your favorite La Tortuga make the list?
- John does a fantastic job of breaking down the ZiPS and Steamer projections for the 2020 Twins. No, ZiPS and Steamer are not cool new phone apps.
- Could a former Minneapolis Millers player have been the best in MLB? Ryan wrote about a mentor of Willie Mays who never made it to the bigs.
What did you miss in Twins Territory Land?
- Betsy Helfand of the St Paul Pioneer Press reports that Lewis Thorpe is back in camp after taking some time off for personal reasons.
- New Twins pitcher Kenta Maeda reportedly asked to be traded a team that would put him in their starting rotation. Well, it happened!
- Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune writes about a new veteran on the team. SURPRISE - the new veteran isn’t old.
- The Twins turned a triple play on Friday. Did you know that? Are you even a Twins fan?!
What did you miss in Baseball-land Land?
- MLB and the players’ association are discussing rule changes to curb cheating, including limiting who is in the clubhouse during the game and if the telly can be on.
- A former major-leaguer is looking to come back as a two-way player.
- ESPN announced that a new analyst will be joining their booth for weeknight and holiday games.
Discussion topic for today:
What is the best pet to have?