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Article: Falvine Ready To Flex Muscles

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:57 AM
The Minnesota Twins made a tough, but necessary move following a 103-loss season a year ago. In firing Terry Ryan, the team that calls Ta...
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Outside the box Idea: Trade for Giancarlo Stanton

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:42 AM
The Twins "window" is NOW, and by trading for Stanton you are getting his 3 prime years before he inevitably opts out of his contract. Ju...
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Article: Three Bagger: Darvish, Marte & Otani

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:44 AM
Even though it is the offseason, the Twins have been making news. Last week, Byron Buxton and Brian Dozier were honored for their outstan...
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Twins heading back to WCCO

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:12 AM
According to a Phil Miller article in the Strib, the Twins will be heading back to WCCO in 2018.    http://www.startribu...adio...
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Article: The Lost Ones

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:48 AM
Trying to pretend like your word is your bondBut until you do right, all you do will go wrongNow some might mistake this just for simple...
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Minnesota Twins Will Send Seven To AFL

Attached Image: byron-buxton.jpg The Twins announced Tuesday that they will be sending seven players to the Arizona Fall League this year. The list of prospects includes Byron Buxton, Alex Meyer, Trevor May, Max Kepler, Eddie Rosario, A.J. Achter and Zach Jones.

It's an impressive group, to be sure. The first five names comprised half of Twins Daily's Top 10 Twins Prospects this spring, and Buxton has of course solidified himself as the best young talent in all the minors with a phenomenal campaign between Cedar Rapids and Ft. Myers. While Buxton is the highlight, the most interesting players to follow may be the two pitchers acquired in trades last offseason.
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Meyer displayed dominating strikeout stuff in New Britain this year and has reportedly flashed 100 MPH heat in recent outings, but he missed two months with a shoulder injury and will finish the season with fewer than 100 innings pitched. He badly needs the additional work to build arm strength, but could become a factor for the big-league club in 2014.

May has had a disappointing and inconsistent first year in Minnesota's system, but he has displayed a powerful arsenal and could improve his standing with a good showing in the AFL.

Buxton and Kepler aren't on the verge of the majors but they may rank as the organization's top two outfield prospects with Oswaldo Arcia graduated and Aaron Hicks amidst a year-long slump. Rosario will continue to refine his skills at second base and should be in the mix to make his big-league debut next year. Achter and Jones are stand-out relief prospects.


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