Twins 8, Astros 2: Three bags full
Uncharacteristic (so far) clutch hitting and Louie Varland. Especially Louie Varland.
Game 56: Twins at Astros
Whoosh goes the calendar.
Astros 5, Twins 1: Another boring game
Joe Ryan had his worst start of the year and the offense couldn’t get anything done.
Game 55: Twins at Astros
The Twins try to build momentum in Houston.
Twins 7, Astros 5: Finally, a clutch, late win
The Twins finally pulled a roller-coaster game in the late innings
Blue Jays 3, Twins 0: Blue birds & boo-birds
Another lackluster Sunday afternoon from the hometown nine
Game 53: Blue Jays at Twins
The best there is, the best there was, and the best there ever will be
Twins 9, Blue Jays 7: Battered Jay Saturday
The lineup jolts to life with some unexpected performances.
Blue Jays 3, Twins 1: I understand it, but I don’t want it
Nothing really great or awful, just a mediocre team from a good division beating a mediocre team from a bad division.
Game LI: Blue Jays @ Twins
The always-polite fans of their Canadian Club visit Target Field.
Rocco’s Rocky Road
If the Twins don’t capture the flag in 2023, it may be time for a change
Off-Day Observations: Not Winning the Close Ones
Digging into the Twins’ expected record and challenges in close games, plus an update on free bases allowed, and an interesting comp for a young player!
Giants 4, Twins 3: Bullpen squanders early lead
The Twins led in this game through 5 innings but the bullpen was unable to hold that lead as the offense went quiet.
Game 49: Giants at Twins
Sonny Gray looks to get the Twins back on track in game two of this series.
Giants 4, Twins 1: Flat from the start
Bailey Ober gave up four in the first and the bats never got going
Game 48: Giants at Twins
Man, am I Ober this one step forward two steps back stuff
Game 47: Twins at Angels
The Twins go for the series win against the Shohei Ohtani and the Angels.
Twins 6, Angels 2: Beauty Varland
Varland turns in a solid start against an offensive backdrop.
Game 46: Twins at Angels
Twinkie Town After Dark continues its run at the top of the ratings.
Angels 5, Twins 4: In which I become bored, then interested, then bored again
Early wild swinging and late sketchy pitching mean a Pacific Time Zone loss.
Game XLV: Twins @ Angels Angels of Anaheim
This week’s TT After Dark series continues in the suburbs of Disneyland.
2003 Candles in the Wind (Pt. 1): Todd Sears
The first of three unlikely ‘03 contributors
Griffin Jax’s Results Have Not Matched His Process
The high-leverage reliever’s top-line numbers are obscuring his subtle improvements
Twins 5, Dodgers 1: Future Farmers of America
Bailey Ober once again delivered and Kyle Farmer had some timely hits as the Twins won at LAD for the first time in 18 years.
Game 43: Twins at Dodgers
Can the Twins overcome the Dodgers? Probably not if the umps have anything to say about it.
Dodgers 9, Twins 8: Dodgers outlast the Twins in 12 innings
The Twins showed resiliency on the road but the Dodgers just kept coming