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Shelby Miller

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:29 PM
Diamondbacks are apparently shopping Shelby Miller. Obviously this year has been a disaster for Miller, but he is still only 25 years ol...
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Miguel Sano 1st base or DH?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:24 PM
I am pretty sure the days of ever seeing Miguel Sano in the outfield are done. The question sadly falls on to how much of a future does h...
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Why hasn't Berrios been called back up?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:23 PM
Dominating triple A. Not like our rotation is stellar, hoping he gets called up after either Santana, Gibson, or Nolasco is dealt.
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Alex Kirilloff

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 07:16 PM
Kinda surprised nobody has started a thread about him.   Out of all the position players drafted ahead of him, I believe only Nick S...
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MLB looking at possible limits on the use of relief pitchers

Other Baseball Today, 07:23 PM
Manfred is out of control. I mean seriously.     http://espn.go.com/m...-pitchers-games
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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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