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Just a little FA SP options homework

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:33 AM
So I did a little homework for my own information on FA SP options that may be of interest to the Twins. While doing so, FWIW, I thought...
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Article: Twins GM Terry Ryan Talks About The Search For A...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:25 AM
The Minnesota Twins search for a new manager remains a fluid situation however, the hunt has seemingly narrowed to three final candidates...
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Article: Let's Just Roll With What We Have

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:13 AM
It may mean a bunch of losses in 2015, but the Twins need to use their next season to evaluate what they have. Next off-season, they can...
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Article: Left Field In Need Of Upgrade

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:24 AM
If there is one position that will be different for the Minnesota Twins in 2015, it appears that it will be left field. And if the team w...
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Article: ...and Then There Were Three

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:24 AM
It was three-and-a-half weeks ago that General Manager Terry Ryan announced that manager Ron Gardenhire would not be returning to his job...
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Twins GM Terry Ryan Talks About The Search For A New Manager

The Minnesota Twins search for a new manager remains a fluid situation however, the hunt has seemingly narrowed to three final candidates in Paul Molitor, Doug Mientkiewicz and Torey Lovullo. While we know who the applicants are, what is not known is how and what the organization is looking for in the next manager.

General Manager Terry Ryan offers insight on the hiring process.

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...and Then There Were Three

It was three-and-a-half weeks ago that General Manager Terry Ryan announced that manager Ron Gardenhire would not be returning to his job in 2015, and we still don’t know who will be guiding the Twins on the field next season.

But we’re getting closer.

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Hangout and Talk Twins, Episode 46, 10/22

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Kyle Gibson will be a featured guest on tonight's LIVE Twins Hangouts podcast at 9:00 central time. If you have any questions for the Twins right-hander, please leave them in the comments below. Gibson was a frequent guest on Seth's previous podcasts and always was a great interview, so ask away!

In addition, Seth and Jeremy will talk plenty about Twins baseball. The coaching search is down to three and there's plenty of activity in the Arizona Fall League as well as getting some other winter leagues underway.

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Powering Up The Bullpen

There are only so many worthwhile takeaways to be gleaned from an examination of the Kansas City Royals' incredible postseason run up to this point. It's just been one of those miraculous stretches of baseball where everything has kept on clicking. (At least until Game 1 of the World Series.)

It is possible that the impact of Kansas City's speed, fundamentals, and maybe even defense, can be overstated.

The impact of a lights-out bullpen, however, cannot.

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Want to ask Twins President Dave St. Peter a question?

Do you have a question for Twins President Dave St. Peter that you have wanted answered? A topic he should address? Now is your opportunity.

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Twins Organizational Depth Chart: First Base

After what seems like such a long delay, the World Series begins with Game 1 tonight. When the Series is complete, players that are eligible will become free agents and the offseason will begin. I thought it would be good to take a look at the Twins by position to find their areas of organizational strength or weakness. Today, we start with the first basemen.

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Postseason Review: Ricky Nolasco

Last year, Ricky Nolasco signed what is easily the largest free agent contract ever for the Twins. While not every Twins fan was happy, the consensus was that the Twins had opened their wallets wide to get a guy who would guarantee them innings and competitive starts. In other words, while Nolasco's ceiling wasn't thought to be that of an ace, his floor was thought to be competence or better.

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Let's Just Roll With What We Have

It may mean a bunch of losses in 2015, but the Twins need to use their next season to evaluate what they have. Next off-season, they can look at the trade and free agent market and search for a way to supplement their 25-man roster, but for now, they need to commit to the youth movement. I'll take a look at the players who deserve an extended look in each area of the Twins roster.

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Available For Preorder: 2015 Offseason Handbook

Now that another tough season has come to a close, it's time to focus on finding ways to reinforce and expedite a rebuilding process that has moved along more slowly than anyone would like.

These next few months will present numerous opportunities to supplement and perhaps restructure a talent-laden young core. You'll be able to familiarize yourself with all those possibilities in the Twins Daily 2015 Offseason Handbook, which is now available for pre-order at a new low price.

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Twins Minor League Report (AFL Week 2): The Rosario Show Continues

The second week of the Arizona Fall League season included a tie for the Salt River Rafters as their game on Friday went 11 innings, and the teams ran out of scheduled pitchers. Overall on the week, the Rafters were 3-2-1, and Eddie Rosario continued to rake and run.

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Postseason Review: Parmelee, Nunez and Schaefer

This will close out my postseason reviews of position players. Parmelee and Nuñez spent a majority of the season with the Twins. Even absent significant injuries, they didn't start many games. Schafer was claimed from the Braves and played regularly. All three players had their moments, but most likely won't seriously compete for a starting spot in 2015. There is a significant possibility that one or more of these players will be cut loose in the offseason.

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Please take a minute to check out our new web site Wild Xtra! Just like Twins Daily, we've gathered the best of the independent team bloggers, only this time we have EIGHT of them. That means it will have 2-3 in-depth, independent and intelligent stories each day on the Minnesota Wild. Plus, you'll find the same great discussion on the day's news in the forums, where your Twins Daily login will work.