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Game Thread: Twins @ Dodgers, 7/25/17 @ 9:10 CT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:49 PM
This is my first game thread and I’m a little intimidated. There’s such a rich tradition of creativity here!   I shouldn’t be nervou...
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Article: 5 Reasons You Should Love The Jaime Garcia Trade

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:09 PM
Allow me to set the stage.The year is 2011, and a young left-hander by the name of Jaime Garcia is establishing himself as a frontline st...
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Kyle Gibson optioned

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:24 PM
Well, it appears that Bartolo Colon will continue to pitch after his five inning, three-run outing on Monday night in LA. The club announ...
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Article: Deadline Primer: The American League West

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:17 PM
We've run through the entire National League, covering the most intriguing trade possibilities in all three divisions, so it's time to tu...
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Twins Option Arcia, Roster at 49

On Saturday morning, the Minnesota Twins announced that they had optioned outfielder Oswaldo Arcia to Triple-A Rochester where he is likely to begin his 2013 season. [PRBREAK][/PRBREAK]

Arcia was the Twins minor league hitter of the year in 2012 when he combined to hit a combined .320/.388/.539 (.928) with 36 doubles, 8 triples, 17 home runs and 98 RBI between Ft. Myers and New Britain. He played very well in the Venezuelan Winter League.

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Unfortunately, soon after arriving at his second big league spring training, he was sidelined with a strained intercostal (muscle in the side). He was unable to play ntil last weekend, but he has been in the lineup most days since.

After yesterday's announced moves, the Twins also send catcher Danny Lehmann back to minor league camp. That means that the spring training roster is now down to 49 players. There are still 24 pitchers (7 non-roster), 5 catchers (2 non-roster), 11 infielders (5 non-roster) and 9 outfielders (4 non-roster).

That number will need to get down 25 before Opening Day, although there will likely be at least a couple of players on the Disabled List as well.


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