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Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:58 PM
The Minnesota Twins just went toe to toe for 11 rounds with Major League Champions of the World, the Royals of Kansas City, and this with...
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Berrios and the hook!

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:55 PM
I posted this in the game thread, but the more I think about it, the more I am puzzled by it. It even caused Bert to far surpass the norm...
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How much do major league and minor league pitching coache...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:41 PM
I just looked up Ricky Nolasco, his ERA has gone from 5.11 to to 4.42 with the Angels and his ERA the last 15 games is 3.51 for the Angel...
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Article: Seth's Preliminary Top 50 Twins Prospects: P...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 07:58 PM
Since the end of the Twins minor league season, he at Twins Daily have handed out several awards. We have named the minor league Starting...
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An interesting read

Other Baseball Today, 07:36 PM
http://www.slate.com...revolution.html
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Orioles Claim Alexi Casilla

Attached Image: Alexi_Casilla_600-321.jpg Mark it down somewhere. Friday, November 2nd. It is the end of the Alexi Casilla Era as a Minnesota Twins player.

According to MLB Trade Rumors, the athletic infielder who just never quite met his perceived potential has been claimed by the Baltimore Orioles.

Casilla came to the Twins in a December 2005 deal with the Angels in which the Twins send then-talented JC Romero to the west coast. Casilla debuted in September of 2006 and was primarily used as a pinch-runner down the stretch for the Twins. In his 515 career games with the Twins, Casilla hit .250/.305/.334 with 72 doubles, 14 triples and 11 homer runs in 515 games. He also stole 71 based in 80 attempts.[PRBREAK][/PRBREAK]
He was given every opportunity to be the Twins starting shortstop and second baseman, but he never took to it. He appeared much more comfortable in a utility role. With the Twins acquiring so many similar middle infield types, letting go of Casilla makes sense as he would likely make nearly $2 million in arbitration.

Best wishes to a class act!


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