Tag archive for ‘Minnesota Twins’
By Rocco Constantino On Monday, August 7th, 2017

Examining the Trade that Brought Don Baylor to the Twins and a World Series to Minnesota

  On the morning of August 7, baseball fans across the country woke up to the news that Don Baylor, one of the most respected baseball figures for the better part of the past four decades, had died of cancer. More...

By Jake Archer On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Who Is Hunter Greene?

Yesterday was the first and second rounds of the 2017 MLB Draft and there is one player in particular who stands out above all of the other budding young stars. That player’s name is Hunter Greene and he is going More...

By Jake Archer On Monday, June 5th, 2017

Which Contenders Are For Real and Which Are Not?

So last week I had a blog about the worst teams in baseball right now and whether or not I thought they were doomed. This week I want to look at the top of the standings and judge the best teams on whether or not More...

By Jake Archer On Monday, May 8th, 2017

Even When Chris Sale Is Off, He’s On

This may sound nuts, but yesterday in the first few innings you could tell that Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale didn’t have his “A” game. I know, he had five strikeouts through the first two innings, but More...

By Ben Porter On Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Three Teams The MLB Could Send To Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a place that you associate with sports for all the wrong reasons. As the gambling capital of America, you know Vegas as the place where people go to legally put money on sports, horse races, and casino More...

By Marc Keller On Thursday, August 4th, 2016
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San Francisco Giants Make Trade Deadline Noise

The San Francisco Giants have maintain the poll-position for some time now in the NL West Division. But with their recent struggles since returning from the All-Star break, there’s no question this is a More...

By Dan Langille On Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Friday Night Lights in Buffalo

Last Friday I was blessed with a girlfriend-free night and the sun shinning. And because of this, I took in the Buffalo Bisons game. With a “quick” trip over the border I was drinking a beer in the More...

By Rocco Constantino On Sunday, February 28th, 2016

Top 300 Moments That Shaped Major League Baseball Preview: AL Central

Starting on March 1, Baseball Hot Corner will rank the Top 300 moments that shaped baseball history.  All moments from 1900 forward are eligible and the list includes moments from on and off the field.  There More...

Byron Buxton
By Pierce Dennis On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

The Curious Case of Twins Prospect Byron Buxton

Byron Buxton has waited his turn. In 2012, the Minnesota Twins took the speedy, raw talent out of Appling County High School (GA) with the second overall pick. Pressure was put on Buxton as comparisons to the best More...

By Brendan Panikkar On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Potential Landing Spots For Johnny Cueto

Where will Johnny Cueto be pitching come the trade deadline? The Cincinnati Reds received some good news today (May 26th) when their ace and perennial Cy Young candidate, Johnny Cueto‘s MRI showed that he More...

By Wayne Cavadi On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Are The Minnesota Twins For Real?

The American League Central looked like it would be one of the toughest divisions in baseball heading into 2015. The reigning American League Champion Kansas City Royals looked poised to defend their crown, while More...

By Collin Budd On Monday, April 20th, 2015
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Vol 2: AL Central Weekly Wrap-Up

Photo Credit: Charles LeClaire/ USA TODAY Sports Headed into the season, many experts predicted that the AL Central will be one of the tightest division races in Major League Baseball with four teams as seen as More...

By Jen Rainwater On Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Denard Span Back In Nationals’ Lineup Sunday

Center fielder Denard Span has finally rejoined the Washington Nationals. As of Sunday morning, Span has been penciled in to lead-off and play center for the team, as they take on the Philadelphia Phillies Sunday More...

By Kenny Bristow On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
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Vol. 1: AL Central Weekly Wrap-Up

Here at Baseball Hot Corner some of the writers are starting a new weekly series, a wrap up of the state of each division. Each writer will nominate a position player of the week, pitcher of the week, team-by-team More...

By Jen Rainwater On Saturday, April 11th, 2015

Mets’ Mejia Gets 80 Game Suspension For PEDs

Jenrry Mejia. Photo Credit: Paul J. Bereswill/Getty Images.   Recently we reported that New York Mets closer Jenrry Mejia was put on the disabled list. Well, now a curveball has been thrown into the mix. The More...

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