SKOR North Twins Shows

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Touch ‘Em All: The Bounce back factor/Does Sano ‘get it’?

*How Machado’s deal could impact the AL Central *Are the Twins relying on too many guys to “bounce back”? *Convinced Miguel Sano gets it? Or is it still wait and see? *Will the Twins name…


Touch ‘Em All: Thad Levine’s early thoughts on spring training

*Derek Wetmore predicts 25-man roster *Will Willians Astudillo make the cut? *Twins GM Thad Levine has early thoughts on spring training, including Miguel Sano.


5 Thoughts: The Twins hand out a couple of extensions

The Twins signed Jorge Polanco to a contract extension. Do we like the signing? What are the other comparable deals around the league? They also agreed that Max Kepler gets his extension. Do we like…


Touch ‘Em All: Contract extensions for Twins core?/Reckless speculation

The Twins could be looking at contract extensions for some of their young core, and Phil Mackey, Ramie Makhlouf and Derek Wetmore discuss what a new deal could look like for Byron Buxton. Also, more…


Touch ‘Em All: The logic behind Duda signing/Hayes with more on Baldelli

The Twins have added Lucas Duda on a minor league deal, and Phil Mackey and Ramie Makhlouf discuss why it makes some sense for the Twins to take a flyer on the 33-year-old. Later, Dan…


5 thoughts on SKOR North: Talking about the Best Prospect in the Twins system

The best prospect in the Minnesota Twins farm system is … Alex Kirilloff. There’s plenty of talk about Royce Lewis — and it’s been deserved — but the person getting overlooked too often is Kirilloff,…


Touch ‘Em All: Optimistic thoughts on the Twins in 2019/Rule changes

Phil Mackey, Derek Wetmore, Ramie Makhlouf and Manny Hill give their optimistic outlook on the Twins in 2019. Also, Derek has thoughts on who could potentially represent the Twins in the All-Star Game in Cleveland…


Touch ‘Em All: Twins early all-star candidates; motivating Byron Buxton to be the guy

The range of outcomes is bigger for Byron Buxton than most — or all — MLB players. Will he be an American League All-Star this year? Ramie Makhlouf says that he will, and is on…


Touch ‘Em All: If not Bryce or Manny, then who? Finding the next Twins superstar

The Twins apparently don’t want to swing for the fences with this year’s crop of superstar free agents. They have to eventually, right? Derek Wetmore and Ramie Makhlouf dig into the Craig Kimbrel reports, plus…


Touch ‘Em All: Yea or nay on Kimbrel to Twins?

Should the Twins be in on Craig Kimbrel? Ramie Makhlouf, Derek Wetmore and Phil Mackey debate the idea of the Twins going after the 30-year-old reliever. Mackey explains why the Twins should be in, Wetmore…


Touch ‘Em All: Buxton gains weight/No on Harper and Machado?

Derek Wetmore and Ramie Makhlouf talk all things Twins, as Derek has takeaways from Twins Fest over the weekend. Byron Buxton has apparently gained 21 pounds. Will this help with his durability? Also, more on…


Touch ‘Em All: Byron Buxton, Rocco Baldelli and payroll; Twins Hall of Fame adds Jerry Bell, Joe Nathan

Have the Twins done enough spending this winter to be competitive in 2019? Derek Wetmore pins Dan Hayes to ask the tough question. What’s Byron Buxton up to these days? Some early positive signs from…


Touch ‘Em All: Dustin Morse talks Twins Fest

Derek Wetmore and Ramie Makhlouf discuss the ongoing Twins Payroll debate. Should the Twins spend more, or are they playing the cards right? Later, Dustin Morse joins for a look ahead to Twins Fest this…


Touch ‘Em All: Why don’t the Twins take themselves more seriously as contenders?

Does Martin Perez move the needle? What does his signing mean for the pitching staff? Is he really going to be slotted into the rotation? And do you get the sense that the Twins don’t…


Touch ’em All: Is 84 wins a possibility for the Twins?

Phil Mackey and Ramie Makhlouf have some optimism on the Twins in 2019 after taking a look at their potential everyday lineup. Is 84 wins a possibility? Derek Wetmore joins to discuss that and has…


Veteran presence and getting the most out of players, with Darin Mastroianni

Former Twins player Darin Mastroianni joins the show to discuss the importance of veteran leadereship, and why Nelson Cruz will help the Twins win. Derek Wetmore asks Mastroianni about the impact that Cruz can make.…


Good hitter with power, the ageless Nelson Cruz? And what’s next? with Jake Depue

The Twins officially signed Nelson Cruz and DFA’d Aaron Slegers on Thursday. Derek Wetmore and Jake Depue analyze the move, the best and worst outcomes, Derek Falvey “The Economist,” and more on the Minnesota Twins.…


Bonus show: Nelson Cruz’s agent: ‘It came down to the Twins, the Astros and the Rays’

Nelson Cruz’s agent joined Darren Wolfson on 1500ESPN to talk about the newest addition for the Twins. Thad Levine helped to recruit Nelson Cruz, according to Cruz’s agent, on this show from Thursday, December 27.…


BONUS: Will the Twins get after it this winter?

What’d you think of Joe Mauer’s number retirement ceremony? Are the Twins going to make splashy moves this winter? How good do you think THEY think they are?


Pretty special: Joe Mauer will get to see his No. 7 retired at Target Field this summer

It’s official. Joe Mauer’s No. 7 will go up in the limestone in left field at Target Field this summer. We learned that at an event at Cretin Derham Hall on Tuesday morning. Kent Hrbek…


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