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Game Thread: Twins @ Mariners, 4/26, 3:10 p.m.

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Twins Win!  Twins Win!   Another chance today for a Series win. Both the Twins and Mariners are 7-10 and the Twins are in 3rd p...
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Berardino: Hunter on Griffey

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:42 AM
Pioneer Press's Mike Berardino wrote a terrific article on Torii Hunter and his relationship with former Mariners star and future Hall of...
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Don't look now, Twins have won 7 of last 12

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:42 AM
After starting the season 1-5, the Twins have now gone 7-5 in their last 12. Even though their run differential is -23 it is actually in...
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Article: Twins Minor league Report: 4/26: Dean Dominates,...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 05:26 AM
In the minors on Sunday, Twins affiliates saw a solid rehab appearance from starter Ricky Nolasco in Cedar Rapids, and eight dominant inn...
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Observations & Questions

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:01 AM
I watched Sunday's game on DVR (great afternoon to be on the golf course) and then skimmed the game thread.I have some thoughts and some...
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Ben Revere Traded to Philly for RHP Vance Worley & Top Pitching Prospect

Attached Image: vance-worley.jpg The Minnesota Twins have traded CF Ben Revere to the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for RHP Vance Worley and a prospect. The prospect is Trevor May.

Revere was the heir apparent for the Twins Center Field job going back to when Denard Span was dealt to the Washington Nationals for RHP Alex Meyer. He will go to the Phillies where he and Span will compete (with BJ Upton) for NL East (CF) supremacy.

Vance Worley has spent parts of the past three seasons with the Phillies. Overall, he is 18-13 with a 3.50 ERA and a 1.35 WHIP. He also has 238 strikeouts in 277.2 (7.7 K/9).
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Trevor May is a 6-5, 215 pound right-hander. He was the #69 overall prospect according to Baseball America last year. As a 22 year old in the Eastern League (AA), he went 10-13 with a 4.87 ERA and a 1.45 WHIP. However, in 149.2 innings, he struckout 151 (and walked 78). He should fit pretty easily into the Twins top 10 prospects. He is currently ranked as the Phillies #2 prospect.

Revere's Twins tenure is best known for his web gem frequency and his speed. He loved playing with the Twins and fans loved the smile that he always plays with. He is certainly limited offensively as a singles hitter, but he can steal bases. Some in the organization always saw him more as a 4th outfielder, so to get a solid MLB starting pitcher plus a very talented pitching prospect for him is a great move by Terry Ryan and the Twins!


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