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Stick a fork in Hunter, he is done.

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:48 AM
Terrible signing. Hopefully the Twins find a way to trade him or cut bait before to long. Or he could do the honorable thing and just ret...
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Berrios and the 40 Man Jam

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:47 AM
An interesting piece by Bernadino regarding Berrios, the 40 man roster, and the names of those who have to be put on that list or become...
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To trade or not to trade Plouffe this offseason.

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:38 AM
I think legitimate cases could be made for either side of this argument. Plouffe is 12th among qualified MLB 3rd basemen in both OPS and...
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Article: Sano Doubting Miguel's Talent

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:34 AM
On Tuesday night, with the Twins trailing the White Sox by a run in the seventh inning, Miguel Sano turned on a 3-2 pitch from Nate Jones...
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Article: Twins 8, White Sox 6: The Good, The Bad & Th...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:04 AM
This game had almost everything a Twins fan would want and a lot they would not. The Twins beat up White Sox ace Chris Sale, blew that le...
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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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