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Dream Trade Target: Aroldis Champman

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:52 PM
What would it take to get Aroldis? I would be fine including anyone not named Buxton/Sano at this point. If the Twins are still "in it"...
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A Positive Post About Our Favorite Team.

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:52 PM
I’d like to take a moment to identify some of the positive things currently going on with this club:   -Hunter has been hitting very...
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Yet Another Article; 5 Signs the Twins aren't a Fluke

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:52 PM
I'm not sure if this has been posted yet, I looked around a bit, but an article from Anthony Castrovince of mlb.com.  Outlines...
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Gonsalves- continues making a mockery of the MIdwest League

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 02:46 PM
Pretty much just another (dominating) day at the office for 20-year old Stephen Gonsalves today:   7 IP 0 ER 11 K   After today...
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Game Thread, Twins @ Red Sox, 6/2 @ 6:10 pm CT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:43 PM
Monday 6/2, 6:10 PM CT at Fenway Park TV: FS-N; Radio: Go 96.3, TIBN, BOB FM     Weather:   Is it raining in Boston tonigh...
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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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