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Aug 14, 2022

Minnesota Twins’ Upcoming Stretch is a Pivotal Point to the 2022 Season

Going into the ninth inning with Jorge López, the Minnesota Twins had a two-run lead against the Los Angeles Angels. Given the team’s anemic offense, two runs should be enough for a closer of his caliber, right? Think again Kemosabe. A blown save by All-Star Jorge López, who’s been among the best this year, is […] Minnesota Twins’ Upcoming Stretch is a Pivotal Point to the 2022 Season - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Aug 14, 2022

Minnesota Twins: The Twins need to Option or DFA Emilio Pagán

There comes a time in every Minnesota Twins player’s career that the fans decide the Twins should move on from that player. For some, like Joe Mauer and Harmon Killebrew, the majority of fans wanted to see those players retire as Twins and be done when their ability began to fade. For others, like Andrelton […] Minnesota Twins: The Twins need to Option or DFA Emilio Pagán - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Aug 9, 2022

Minnesota Twins: Series with Los Angeles Dodgers offers Monumental Test

The Minnesota Twins currently sit in first place in the American League Central, tied with the Cleveland Guardians and leading the Chicago White Sox by two and a half games. They desperately need to build some space for the tough month ahead. The Guardians get six games against the Detroit Tigers over their next ten. […] Minnesota Twins: Series with Los Angeles Dodgers offers Monumental Test - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Aug 8, 2022

Minnesota Twins: Odds and End(ing)s After the Trade Deadline

The Trade deadline has officially passed for the Minnesota Twins, and with a lot happening for the franchise in terms of odds, ends, and new beginnings, the team finds themselves in a new spot than before. Minnesota Twins Trade Deadline End(ing)s Miguel Sano: A season and Twins career ending injury. Oh how we loved to […] Minnesota Twins: Odds and End(ing)s After the Trade Deadline - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Aug 6, 2022

Minnesota Twins: Mahle’s Sterner Stuff helps get the job done in Big Win

For most people, there is no place like home. New Minnesota Twins starter Tyler Mahle may not agree. Fifteen times this year, opposing batters have taken Mahle out for dinner.  Just three of those times have come when he suited up in the visiting locker room. Pete Maki, the Twins’ pitching coach, should remind Mahle that […] Minnesota Twins: Mahle’s Sterner Stuff helps get the job done in Big Win - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Aug 5, 2022

Minnesota Twins: 2022 Roster Shakeup continues with Tyler Duffey DFA

The Minnesota Twins are trying desperately to make their way back to the playoffs in 2022, working to win their third division title in four years. The team currently holds a two-game leave over both the Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Guardians, and have made a variety of moves to improve their roster and stay […] Minnesota Twins: 2022 Roster Shakeup continues with Tyler Duffey DFA - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Aug 3, 2022

Minnesota Twins: A look back at the 2021 Trade Deadline, One Year Later

After a year of waiting, the jury is in. The Minnesota Twins won the 2021 trade deadline. During a difficult 2021 season, the Twins opted to move some of their players on expiring (or near-expiring) deals for more controllable young talent, so we wanted to take a look back at those deals today. We look […] Minnesota Twins: A look back at the 2021 Trade Deadline, One Year Later - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Aug 3, 2022

Minnesota Twins: Grading the Four Trades from the Twins’ Trade Deadline

The Minnesota Twins headed into the Trade Deadline in desperate need of some pitching help to aid their above average offense. The team’s lead in the division has slipped to one game, and the team needed at least one starter and reliever to help put the team back in contention. The fans were upset, and […] Minnesota Twins: Grading the Four Trades from the Twins’ Trade Deadline - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Aug 2, 2022

Minnesota Twins: Twins land Fulmer and León via Intra-Division Deals

The Minnesota Twins needed an active day at the trade deadline, and boy did they get one. It started off with the big-name acquisitions of a couple of pitchers, closer Jorge López from the Orioles, and starter Tyler Mahle from the Reds. The moves didn’t stop there however, as the front office acquired more depth […] Minnesota Twins: Twins land Fulmer and León via Intra-Division Deals - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Aug 2, 2022

Minnesota Twins: Twins add Reds Starter Tyler Mahle at the Deadline

Continuing their deadline run through the pitching market, the Minnesota Twins have struck another significant deal, this time for a starter with the Cincinnati Reds, making Tyler Mahle the newest member of the Twins rotation. In exchange, the Reds will get a trio of prospects from Minnesota; infielder Spencer Steer, corner infielder Christian Encarnacion-Strand, and […] Minnesota Twins: Twins add Reds Starter Tyler Mahle at the Deadline - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Aug 2, 2022

Minnesota Twins: Twins acquire all-star closer Jorge López from Baltimore

The Minnesota Twins just struck a deal with the Baltimore Orioles. The AL Central leaders are acquiring the services of All-Star closer, Jorge López, and in exchange sending the O’s four young pitching prospects. Jhoan Duran has been one of the better relievers in the American League in 2022, but the Twins seem set on […] Minnesota Twins: Twins acquire all-star closer Jorge López from Baltimore - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Aug 1, 2022

Minnesota Twins: Taking a Look Back at the Original Taylor Rogers deal

Right before the 2022 season started, the Minnesota Twins decided to trade their All-Star closer Taylor Rogers to the San Diego Padres, in a package deal that also sent out Brent Rooker and netted the Twins Emilio Pagán, Chris Paddack and a player to be named later (pitching prospect Brayan Medina). It is somewhat poetic […] Minnesota Twins: Taking a Look Back at the Original Taylor Rogers deal - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Jul 30, 2022

Minnesota Twins: Rocco Baldelli’s Mistake Burns Joe Ryan

In a tough game yesterday, the Minnesota Twins got hit and got hit hard. the Padres got the kid good. With his slider not sliding and breakers that didn’t break, the homerun hungry Padres feasted on Joe Ryan. When Rocco Baldelli remembered he was the Minnesota Twins manager and pulled Joe Ryan, it was too […] Minnesota Twins: Rocco Baldelli’s Mistake Burns Joe Ryan - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Jul 30, 2022

Minnesota Twins: Looking Down the Stretch for the Big 3 AL Central Teams

Minnesota Twins fans, fasten your seatbelts, as it’s going to be a bumpy ride. It’s July 28th and the Twins are desperately holding onto first place in the now hotly contested AL Central Division. It’s shaping up to be a 3 horse race down the stretch. The Twins and Cleveland have the hardest August schedules […] Minnesota Twins: Looking Down the Stretch for the Big 3 AL Central Teams - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Jul 30, 2022

Minnesota Twins: Full 2022 Twins Trade Deadline Preview

The Trade Deadline is officially here, as the first two major dominos have fallen in Andrew Benintendi to the New York Yankees and potential Minnesota Twins Trade Target Luis Castillo to the Seattle Mariners. With the Twins desperately needing pitching and potentially a backup catcher, they have to be active in the market if they […] Minnesota Twins: Full 2022 Twins Trade Deadline Preview - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community