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  1. Twin goals: Buxton, Sano striving to debut in '15Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Minnesota Twins

    Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano made their TwinsFest debuts last year, there was some hope the highly touted duo could potentially make their Major League debuts in 2014. But it wasn't to be, as Sano suffered a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow that required Tommy John surgery on March 12 and kept him out for the season, while Buxton's season was marred by several injuries, including a sprained left wrist, a concussion and broken finger that limited him to just 31 games in the Minor Leagues and 13 games in the Arizona Fall League.

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  2. TwinsCentric: How can Twins contend in 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    In his first full season as manager of the Minnesota Twins, Tom Kelly guided to the team to the first World Series title in franchise history. After Kelly retired in 2001, Ron Gardenhire took the helm, and in his first season he led the Twins to the American League Championship Series.

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  3. Buxton reigns as No. 1 overall on Top Prospect listRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Minnesota Twins

    Despite an injury-plagued 2014 campaign, Byron Buxton remains MLB.com's No. 1 overall prospect, and he is joined by five other Twins prospects on MLB.com's Buxton, 21, played in only 31 games in the Minor Leagues last year due to a left wrist injury and a concussion sustained in his first career game at Double-A in mid-August before suffering a broken finger that required surgery while he was playing in the Arizona Fall League.

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  4. Report: Alexi Ogando, member of two-time AL champion Rangers, has deal with Red SoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Dallas Morning News

    Alexi Ogando #41 of the Texas Rangers delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the seventh inning of the game on May 29, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Rangers defeated the Twins 5-4.

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  5. 2015 Twins: Who Burns The Basepaths?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Twinkie Talk

    The Minnesota Twins are set to head to Fort Myers to kick off Spring Training in a relatively short period of time. With manager Paul Molitor embarking upon his first season with the Twins, you can expect some dynamics with the team to change.

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  6. Puckett's Pond Launches Ervin Santana #SMELLBASEBALL ShirtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Twinkie Talk

    Aug 2, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Ervin Santana pitches during the second inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports The Minnesota Twins have been plenty active this offseason in signing free agents and gearing up for the 2015 Major League Baseball season.

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  7. Why I'm Sad Max Scherzer is GoneRead the original story

    Thursday | Twinkie Town

    As a Twins fan, one would assume that Max Scherzer signing with Not The Tigers would be good. He was the 2013 Cy Young Award winner, and was a candidate in 2014.

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  8. Forgotten Mets: Jason Pridie, 2011Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Amazin' Avenue

    ... . The Arizona native was left off Tampa's 40-man roster before the 2005 Rule 5 draft, and was drafted by the Minnesota Twins , only to be returned to the Devil Rays before the 2006 season. In November 2007, Pridie officially became a member of the ...

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  9. Keith Law's top 100 prospect list 2015: Twins boast sixRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Twinkie Town

    Moving on from yesterday's good news that the Twins were ranked as the second-best farm system in the game is the introduction of Keith Law's top 100 prospects for 2015. Minnesota had six players on MLB's mid-season update in 2014 , and the same players all appear in his Law's pre-season ranking.

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  10. Hunter to mentor Twins' young outfieldersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Minnesota Twins

    Of course, there are gaps in that narrative, as other notable center fielders such as Carlos Gomez have filled in for the Twins since Puckett's retirement after the 1995 season, especially in recent years with Hicks having struggled to lock down the position because of his struggles at the plate. But now Hunter is back with the Twins as the club's starting right fielder after being away for seven years, and he has made it his mission to help mentor Hicks and Buxton this year.

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  11. Twins Breakdown: Grading Offseason AcquisitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Twinkie Talk

    The Minnesota Twins lost 90 games once again in 2014 and set up their offseason by needing to address some key deficiencies throughout the organization. With pitching once again failing at the major league level, and outfield defense being a key, the Twins set sights on addressing their issues.

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  12. 2015 Twins: Who Paces The Lineup?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Twinkie Talk

    Last season, the Minnesota Twins were amongst the best in Major League Baseball when it came getting runs across the plate. Unfortunately, they also gave up plenty in a season that led to another 90 losses.

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  13. Minnesota Twins 2015 Prospect Vote: Round 15Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Twinkie Town

    In spite of throwing just 25 innings so far in his professional career, reliever Jake Reed so impressed the masses that he garnered roughly half of the votes in Round 14. That leaves us with a group of five, before we add another four or five names for Round 16. Lewis Thorpe , LHP Max Kepler , CF/1B Duffey is one of Minnesota's 2012 draft picks that profile as a reliever, but who has been utilized as a starter. He's been effective in that role so far, in spite of being a closer for Rice, and in 2014 he worked his way to the top echelon of the Twins' farm system.

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  14. This Might Be The Most Surprising Vacation SpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Suria

    ... a stadium, and you'll find some sneaky tributes if you know where to look. Metropolitan Stadium, home of the Minnesota Twins (and the Vikings) used to stand on the mall land so shoppers might see a small red stadium chair on the wall beside the ...

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  15. Milwaukee Brewers Should Sign Relief Pitcher Phil CokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Reviewing the Brew

    Sep 26, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Phil Coke pitches in the eighth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports General Manager Doug Melvin mentioned during the Milwaukee Brewers On Deck Wrap Up that the Brewers were not done making moves yet, and would like to add a pitcher that could make spot starts.

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  16. Twins announce Spring Training broadcast scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Minnesota Twins

    The Twins announced their broadcast schedule for Spring Training on Wednesday, as a dozen games will be televised on Fox Sports North, while 18 games will be carried via radio and also streamed at twinsbaseball.com. Fox Sports North is set to televise 12 games, with 10 of those home games at renovated Hammond Stadium at the CenturyLink Sports Complex in Fort Myers, Fla.

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  17. On The Fast Track: Three Emerging Twins ProspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Twinkie Talk

    When taking a look at the Minnesota Twins farm system, people are quick to point out names like Jose Berrios , Byron Buxton , and Miguel Sano . Of course names like those lead the crop of you and exciting talent ready to breakthrough and contribute at the major league level.

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  18. 13 Reasons The Mall Of America Is Possibly The Most Surprising Vacation SpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Switched

    ... a stadium, and you'll find some sneaky tributes if you know where to look. Metropolitan Stadium, home of the Minnesota Twins (and the Vikings) used to stand on the mall land so shoppers might see a small red stadium chair on the wall beside the ...

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  19. Johan Santana Hits Another SnagRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Twinkie Talk

    Feb 15, 2013; Port St. Lucie, FL, USA; New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana throws a pitch during spring training at Legends Field. Mandatory Credit: John Munson/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports The Minnesota Twins have been monitoring Johan Santana ever since the Mets fleeced the club in a trade.

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  20. Where Does Josmil Pinto Fit For Minnesota?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Twinkie Talk

    Sep 28, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Minnesota Twins catcher Josmil Pinto hits a single in the fourth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports Over the past few seasons for the Twins, the catcher position has gone from a strength, to something of an uncertainty.

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