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Article: Playoffs Or Bust?: Molitor's Murky Future

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:25 AM
The Twins are at a crossroads. When Derek Falvey and Thad Levine were brought into the fold last off-season, there was one stipulation: P...
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Upcoming Roster Moves + Roster Shuffle

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:25 AM
With the upcoming doubleheader on Monday and Grossman heading to the DL with a fractured finger, the Twins will need to make some moves....
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Mitch Garver's College Coach Tweets That He's Hea...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:48 AM
Coach Birmingham tweeted it, Gail Garver -- Mitch's mom retweeted it.   http://zonecoverage....e-mitch-garver/
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Aaron Slegers to Make Major League Debut Tomorrow

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:25 AM
Looks like Slegers will be called up as the 26th man, and Berrios will be held out until the weekend.   http://www.1500espn....make-...
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Sano is struggling with the curve

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:22 PM
I haven't heard much talk of this year, but I have lost track of how many times in the last week and a half or so that Sano has struck ou...
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Farmville: Buxton Named FSL Offensive Player of the Week

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[FONT=tahoma]All hail Lord Byron.

It took him awhile to adjust to his new Fort Myers digs, but Byron Buxton is once again doing man things. On Monday, Buxton was named Florida State League Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending July 28th, further cementing his status as the top prospect in baseball. To celebrate his latest achievement, he went 2-for-5 with a stolen base and a run scored Monday night, pacing the Miracle to a 5-0 win over Scott Baker (!!!) and the Daytona Cubs.
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After disrespecting Midwest League pitching to the tune of .341/.431/.559 as a member of the Cedar Rapids Kernels, including 32 steals, 33 extra-base hits and 56 RBI out of the leadoff spot, Buxton was finally promoted to Fort Myers on June 25th. After a slow start with the Miracle, he apparently remembered that he’s good at baseball, and now sports a strong .282/.338/.476 line over his first 29 games in the pitcher-friendly FSL. Monday night marked the sixth time in seven games that Buxton has tallied two hits, part of a 12-for-30 stretch.

As noted by Baseball America’s Ben Badler in his Monday Prospect Notebook, Buxton is mounting a strong case for BA Minor League Player of the Year honors in his first full pro season. Badler further speculates that a promotion to Double-A by season’s end is a possibility for the 19-year-old, with a 2014 major league debut not out of the question. Not that the Twins could use the help or anything. #p2c

Originally published at pitching2contact
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