Found January 02, 2012 on Courier Press:
When Jamey Carroll had to cancel his appearance at the upcoming Night of Memories, Tri-State Hot Stove League vice president Paul Gries didn't panic.

Twins invite 25 non-roster players to training camp

MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Twins announced their list of non-roster invitees to this years spring training and its a long list. The Twins invited 25 players not on the big league roster to spring training in Fort Myers, Fla., including a few familiar names. Reliever Phil Dumatrait, catcher Rene Rivera and outfielder Brian Dinkelman all spent time in the majors with the Twins in...

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Despite losing 99 games in a season sponsored by Murphy’s Law, the Twins entered an offseason in which neither building to contend nor rebuilding really fully made sense. For one, the team lacked the liquid assets required for a rebuild; its more valuable commodities were either inked to long-term deals, or the player was coming off an injury-riddled campaign. Or both. Secondly...

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Twins Sign Jason Bulger, Casey Fien, Aaron Bates

The Twins announced that they signed right-handers Jason Bulger and Casey Fien and infielder Aaron Bates to minor league deals that include invitations to Spring Training. They also announced minor league deals with Phil Dumatrait, Aaron Thompson, Jared Burton, Samuel Deduno, P.J. Walters, Daryl Thompson, Luis Perdomo, Brendan Wise, Matt Carson, Wilkin Ramirez, Sean...

Twins invite 25 non-roster players to camp

It could be a crowded Spring Training in Fort Myers, Fla., this year as the Twins announced Tuesday that they have extended 25 invitations to non-roster players.

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