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Interesting interview with Terry Ryan

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This article contains some interesting statements by Terry Ryan, including the following:   Pohlad said last fall that Ryan’s job is...
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Game Thread: Twins @ Orioles, 8/29 @ 6:05pm CT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:57 PM
Game-time forecast: Clear. Winds blowing out to left field at 5-10 m.p.h. Temperature around 75.   TWINS: SP, May   Santan...
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Is this really a (Mauer) thing? Or a Gardy thing?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:54 PM
Patrick Reusse has been espousing a theory since the 2011 "bilateral" Mauer nightmare, namely, that Gardy, consciously or unconsciously,...
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Gardenhire: Pressure to make All-Star Team to blame for...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:22 PM
Phil Miller ‏@MillerStrib  · 17m  Ron Gardenhire believes pressure to make All-Star team is to blame for Joe Mauer's subpar fir...
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Article: Kernels with Pitching Issues? Oddly, yes.

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 04:16 PM
Welcome to life as a minor league manager.The Cedar Rapids Kernels have some of the best pitching in Class A baseball right now. So why i...
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Twins Winter League Update - 10/29/13

You may have seen Cody’s update earlier today on how the Twins prospects have done while playing in Arizona so far this fall.

There are some other leagues underway in the warmer parts of the world and here’s an update on those players.

This only includes players that are under contract to the team. Expected minor-league free agents are not included. *Stats through 10/28, in order of #Impressiveness

Dominican Winter League:
  • Jorge Polanco: 7 G, 11-for-28, 7 R, 3 2B, HR, 5 BB, 3 K, 2 SB, .393/.438/.607
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Jorge Polanco has had a very positive start to his winter. If Polanco follows the same development path as Eddie Rosario, we could see him competing for a spot sometime in 2014. While the debate has been if Rosario or Brian Dozier should be considered the 2B of the future, Polanco should definitely be a part of that discussion.

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  • Miguel Sano: 2 G, 1-for-5, R, 4 BB, 2 K, SB, .200/.556/.200
Miguel Sano had two throwing errors in two games before being shut down with elbow discomfort.


  • Danny Santana: 5 G, 5-for-23, 4 R, 2B, RBI, BB, IBB, 7 K, 3 SB, .217/.280/.261
  • Deibinson Romero: 2 G, 1-for-6, R, HR, 2 RBI, BB, .167/.333/.667
  • Chris Herrmann: 6 G, 3-for-15, R, 2 2B, 3 RBI, 3 BB, 6 K, .200/.316/.333

  • Adrian Salcedo: G, 0.2 IP, H, 1.50 WHIP, .333 BAA

Venezuelan Winter League:

  • Eduardo Escobar: 11 G, 13-for42, 4 R, 2 2B, 2 3B, HR, 3 RBI, 3 BB, 9 K, .310/.356/.524
  • Jermaine Mitchell: 8 G, 6-for-31, 7 R, 2B, 2 RBI, 5 BB, 10 K, SB, CS, .194/.306/.226
  • Jairo Rodriguez: G

  • Lester Oliveros: 4 G, 3 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 0 ER, BB, 3 K, 1.00 WHIP, .182 BAA
Oliveros is trying to prove he belongs back on the 40-man roster after recovering from UCL surgery.


  • Virgil Vasquez: 4 G, 4 GS (0-1), 18.2 IP, 21 H, 9 R, 8 ER (3.86 ERA), 4 HR, 2 BB, 17 K, 1.23 WHIP, .280 BAA
  • Dakota Watts: 6 G (2-1), 7 IP, 7 H, 2 ER (2.57 ERA), 3 BB, 2 K, 1.43 WHIP, .259 BAA
  • Cole DeVries: 3 G, 2 GS, 7.1 IP, 13 H, 7 ER (8.59 ERA), 4 BB, 8 K, 2.32 WHIP, .371 BAA


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