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How Long for Pinto?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:48 AM
It sure looks like Josmil Pinto is healthy.......unless he had no idea how far back to set up when catching, why is he not up yet? Is the...
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Berardino: Hunter on Griffey

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:47 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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Joe Mauer's new approach

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:45 AM
I'm too lazy to look up his first pitch swing percentage but my eyes tell me he's swinging more often in first pitch situations, includin...
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Article: Fanfare For The Journeyman

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:44 AM
Definition-- jour·ney·man \-mən\:a worker, performer, or athlete who is experienced and good but not excellentIn the nomenclature of the...
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Article: Twins Minor League Report: 4/26: Dean Dominates,...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 08:23 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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The Twins' New Year's Resolutions

[FONT=arial]It's been a while since our last post (blahblahblah job, blahblahblah earning salary, blahblahblah spending holiday time with friends and loved ones). But we're back with a very special post as we consider the 2014 resolutions of your Minnesota Twins.[/FONT]
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[FONT=arial]Joe Mauer[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Baseball Resolution: Hit like a boss now that defense doesn't crush my legs.[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Life Resolution: [/FONT][FONT=arial] Be hospitable while hosting my fellow all-stars this summer, maybe even say multi-syllabic words to them![/FONT]

[FONT=arial]Brian Dozer[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Baseball Resolution: Prove that the hitting outburst last year was no fluke.[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Life Resolution: Find out how Joe got that Head and Shoulder's commercial and send them my audition tape.
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[FONT=arial]Trevor Plouffe[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Baseball Resolution: Throw the ball to the big tall guy at first base as often as possible.[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Life Resolution: Repeat life affirming mantra ("I'm good enough, smart enough, and doggone it people like me") whenever fans make frowny faces at me.
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[FONT=arial]Josh Willingham[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Baseball Resolution: Get healthy. Get 30+ homers again. Get the hell out of here.[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Life Resolution: See above.
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[FONT=arial]Oswaldo Arcia[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Baseball Resolution: Hit many more of those mammoth home runs.[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Life Resolution: Build a time machine so I can see those mammoth run home.[/FONT]
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[FONT=arial]Jason Kubel[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Baseball Resolution: Rebuild career amongst my people.[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Life Resolution: Attempt to smirk with the other side of my mouth.[/FONT]
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[FONT=arial]Josmil Pinto[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Baseball Resolution: Improve defensively by listening closely to my veteran catcher teammate, veteran catcher coach and veteran pitchers.[/FONT]
Life Resolution: [FONT=arial]Improve my teammates by teaching them the harmonies to the entire Mumford & Sons catalogue through repetition of my walk up music.[/FONT]
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[FONT=arial]Ricky Nolasco[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Baseball Resolution: BE AWESOME!!!!!!![/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Life Resolution: !!!!!!!!
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[FONT=arial]Caleb Thielbar[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Baseball Resolution: Keep being a badass left-hander.[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Life Resolution: Keep percentages in my favor by brainwashing every hitter to be left-handed.[/FONT]
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[FONT=arial]Phil Hughes[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Baseball Resolution: Use new stadium to keep home run rates down, try to boost strike out rate.[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Life Resolution: Every time I think about mean Yankee fans, just remember I've gone somewhere so far away that they'll forget I've ever existed...until we play a game in the Bronx...then drink heavily.[/FONT]
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[FONT=arial]Jared Burton[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Baseball Resolution: Continue to solidify the back of the bullpen.[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Life Resolution: Popularize neck beards again.[/FONT]
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[FONT=arial]Kevin Correia[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Baseball Resolution: Keep doing what I'm doing, even if I've been demoted from staff ace to staff #3...again...[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Life Resolution: Keep my arm attached to my shoulder.[/FONT]
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[FONT=arial]Glen Perkins[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Baseball Resolution: Get another All-Star Game spot by racking up the saves...assuming we have games that need saving.[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Life Resolution: Keep speaking truth to power (hitters). And by speaking truth I mean talk trash and throw sliders.[/FONT]
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[FONT=arial]Ron Gardenhire[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Baseball Resolution: Rebuild the team so it's in good shape for the next guy.[/FONT]
[FONT=arial]Life Resolution: Use word-a-day calendar to improve nicknames for the boys. Instead of "Plouffe-y" maybe, Penultimate Plouffe-Dog?[/FONT]
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[FONT=arial]Twins fans, what are your New Year's Resolutions?

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