Thad Levine


Any trade steam to glean from Twins GM Thad Levine?

Was it any coincidence that Minnesota Twins general manager Thad Levine took a question about the MLB trade deadline and answered it by mostly talking about players already on the team who are coming back from injury?. Appearing as a guest on WCCO Radio Wednesday morning, Levine was asked about...
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Pioneer Press

Charley Walters: Twins’ struggles a surprise to Thad Levine

Before this season, Minnesota Twins GM Thad Levine, regarded among baseball’s best young executives, had prepared a myriad of scenarios that could occur during the season. He couldn’t have expected what’s happened to his club. “We try to be as responsible as we can in forecasting the scope of possible...
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Twins general manager Thad Levine not yet ready to declare team sellers

The Minnesota Twins entered Tuesday night’s game 12 games back of the division-leading White Sox, tied with the Tigers at the bottom of the American League Central. But hours before a tough stretch of games against the New York Yankees and Houston Astros kicked off, Twins general manager Thad Levine said the Twins were still at a point where they could be patient, taking more time to assess the team before making a decision on whether or not it would be selling off before the July 30 trade deadline.
Minneapolis Star Tribune

General Manager Thad Levine still assessing Twins before making any drastic moves

CHICAGO – Thad Levine's gut feeling is the Twins are about to turn a corner. That evaluation stems from something Oakland A's executive Billy Beane once told the Twins general manager: In a six-month season, the first two are to assess, the next two are to address and the last two are to enjoy.
West Central Tribune

Twins GM Thad Levine: 'Destiny is still within our hands'

CHICAGO — If the Minnesota Twins’ season continued to stagnate, if the team was in position to be a seller ahead of the July 31 trade deadline, there would be plenty of players on the roster who would be attractive to teams in the hunt. Nelson Cruz, Andrelton Simmons, Michael...
Minneapolis Star Tribune

GM Thad Levine and La Velle E. Neal III on the big Twins question: What about the pitching?

Twins general manager Thad Levine joins the podcast to talk about the team's offseason moves (which included his son giving him the "stink eye" because of a slow start to free agency), their transition into being a team that can win with pitching and defense plus an update on what 2021 has in store for injured 2017 No. 1 overall pick Royce Lewis.
Minneapolis Star Tribune

GM Thad Levine aims to convince you the Twins can win in October

The streak, as you are almost certainly aware, is 18 games. That's how many consecutive losses, dating back to 2004, the Twins have suffered in the postseason. That's the longest playoff losing streak in the history of major North American sports, and if it keeps you up at night thinking about it then imagine how Twins general manager Thad Levine feels.
Twinkie Town

Thad Levine making “darn good stew” for dinner on Saturday

The acquisition of Kyle Garlick the other day just seemed odd. If there is one thing that the Twins have in spades, its bat-first corner outfielders. Garlick fits this mold, so adding him is a bit redundant, and has been speculated to be just a bit of an insurance policy. Thanks to the tireless work of our Twinkie Town investigative journalism team, we have found the truth of the matter.