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Alex Meyer's Debut

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:57 AM
Barring injury does anyone out there think that Alex Meyer does not start the season with the Minnesota Twins?   I know he's no lock...
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2015 Opening Day Line up

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:56 AM
What will the Twins opening day roster look like? Recently my worthless brother speculated that 23 of the 25 roster spots were pretty wel...
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Article: Twins Extend Phil Hughes

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:52 AM
Mark Feinsand from the New York Daily News is reporting this morning that the Twins and Phil Hughes have agreed to a three-year contract...
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Article: Hughes ends season with record. Without bonus?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:49 AM
It appears the Phil Hughes 2014 season is complete. He ends the year with 186 strikeouts and just 16 walks. The 11.6 K/BB rate is the bes...
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Rumor: Twins to spend over their Int. bonus limit in 2015...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 09:43 AM
This is completely a rumor, so huge grain of salt, but Kiley McDaniel, who is a legit source, posted it based on "surveying about a dozen...
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Twins Set Rotation, Hendriks Is In

According to Joe Christensen, Ron Gardenhire detailed the plan for the Twins early-season rotation in his post game talk. The Twins will start with a four-man rotation for their first four games and and then switch to a five-man rotation for the second cycle.

Attached Image: uspw_5419352.jpg The dark horse who will be added is Liam Hendriks, who will pitch the third game of the season in Baltimore following Carl Pavano and Francisco Liriano. Nick Blackburn will be scheduled to pitch for the Twins Home Opener. Next follows and off day, so the Twins will go back to Pavano on Wednesday. That second time through the rotation will include a fifth pitcher, who will face the Rangers at Target Field on April 15th.

That fifth pitcher could be Scott Baker, who is coming back from tendinitis in his elbow, or Jason Marquis, who is out with a family emergency. If both return, it's possible that Liam Hendriks is returned to Rochester, but it's also possible that Hendriks stays in the rotation. If neither is available, the Twins might also consider turning to reliever/swingman Anthony Swarzak, who threw six innings today against the Pirates giving up one run.


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