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I thought this might be a fun topic since we already have so many options with more on the way.  Here is who we have going into the...
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Article: Inside the Florida Instructional League

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What a difference a year makes. Not only did the squad reporting to this years 2014 Florida Instructional League look much different than...
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Game Thread: Twins v Indians, 9/21 @ 1:10pm CT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:03 PM
Game-time forecast: Mostly cloudy. Winds blowing out to center field at 10-15 m.p.h. Temperature around 60.   INDIANS: SP, Klub...
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Pinto or Gardy

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:01 PM
Unless I missed an injury, last night Gardy put in Fryer, and not Pinto......if so, I guess this might not be a topic.   It sure app...
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Twins/Chattanooga to announce affiliation?

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 08:40 PM
According to a revised news report out of Chattanooga TN, a 2:30 ET news conference has been scheduled for Wednesday, purportedly to anno...
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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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