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Article: Want to ask Twins President Dave St. Peter a que...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:50 PM
Do you have a question for Twins President Dave St. Peter that you have wanted answered? A topic he should address? Now is your opportuni...
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Article: Let's Just Roll With What We Have

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:41 PM
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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Emilio Bonifacio a logical Twins Target?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:35 PM
Think about it for a minute. All logic dictates the Twins should bring in someone, from somewhere, to compete for at least a share of the...
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Article: Twins Organizational Depth Chart: First Base

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:50 PM
After what seems like such a long delay, the World Series begins with Game 1 tonight. When the Series is complete, players that are eligi...
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World Series starts Tuesday...

More Baseball Today, 07:39 PM
...so who do you like? I picked KC as my adopted team going into the postseason, so I'll ride that horse and say the Cinderella story has...
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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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Wild Xtra Is Live!

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.

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Gleeman and the Geek, Ep 167: Payroll & Terry Ryan Quotes

Aaron and John take the podcast to the brand new LynLake Brewery and talk about the Twins' lack of spending, Parker Hageman's lengthy interview with Terry Ryan for the TwinsCentric Offseason Handbook, how Ron Gardenhire's exit probably happened, the value of outfield defense, fans going from frustrated to angry, playoff payrolls, imagining the Twins as the Vikings, and mailbag questions from listeners. You can listen by downloading us from iTunes, Stitcher or find it at GleemanAndTheGeek.com. Or just click the Play button below.

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Postseason Review: Phil Hughes

Barring injury, Phil Hughes will be the opening day starting pitcher for the Twins in 2015. Hughes pitched in 2014 as a 28-year old, so he was one of the younger free-agent signees inked in the offseason.

He was the Twins best and most reliable starting pitcher last year by far. Hughes was signed to a three-year $24M contract coming off a 4-14 season with the New York Yankees, a team that won 85 games. Hughes had allowed 24 homers in 145+ innings for the Yanks and the thought was that a new location and less pressure would allow for improvement.

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Winter Meetings: Major and Minor League Rosters

Reports have estimated that as many as 100 members of the Twins staff may participate in the meetings this week. That's a lot of people, but then it's a big job. In Part 1, we covered the manager and coaching staffing issues. In Part 2, we look at roster matters at the major league and minor league levels.

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The Widening Search For a New Twins Manager

While they initially appeared to have emerged as front-runners, and still may be, things have been quiet on the Paul Molitor and Doug Mientkiewicz fronts. That's because the Twins, true to their word, have expanded the scope of their manager search substantially, with numerous outside names entering the mix over the past couple weeks.

Let's run through the latest developments as the search moves on and picks up: