Vance Worley is poised for his second unofficial start for the Minnesota Twins today.
Compared to the other recent additions to the rotation, the 25-year-old right-handerís first outing in the Grapefruit League was very positive. He worked two innings, allowed a pair of hits but didnít allow any runs. Feedback from his new manager was good.
ďI like him. He looks like a gunslinger with that windup,Ē Ron Gardenhire told reporters following the teamís 5-4 victory over the
After months of expecting Josh Willingham to move from left field, the outfield position he has played the most in his career, across the turf to right field, Ron Gardenhire has switched courses on that plan.
Back in February, Gardenhire acknowledged that the experiment of moving Willingham to right field might not work but that they would be ready if he would be unable to adapt to the new position:
"That's what we are going to do. We're going
Updated 03-25-2012 at 12:50 PM by Parker Hageman
With a bullpen that is holier than the Pope, the Twins have been hosting an audition with many of their arms this spring hoping to fill some of the openings.
Many of the early front-runners have likely exited the race early. Some, like Joel Zumaya, had the misfortunate of being bounced out due to injury. Others, like Terry Doyle and Jason Bulger, have just failed to perform. As a lot of the field continues to falter for one reason or another, Kyle Waldrop has emerged as a potential
In spring training last year, New York Mets manager Terry Collins said that second base has become ďan enormous offensive position. Some of the guys that have been playing there have been putting up huge numbers at second. Itís become an offensive position, so to me thatís a big piece of the puzzle.Ē
In the American League, this has become exceedingly true. Players like Dustin Pedroia, Ian Kinsler and Robinson Cano have packed a wallop for their respective teams. The Twins meanwhile