Found March 11, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
Continuing from this morning's season preview of the Minnesota Twins... Simply put, will the Minnesota rotation be good enough to push them into contention in 2013? The Twins rotation is...well, calling them a motley bunch might not be the appropriate terminology. The Opening Day status of their best starter from a year ago, Scott Diamond, is up in the air after he had offseason elbow surgery. Their only other returning starter who put together a one win season in 2012 is Brian Duensing, who had an ERA nearly twice as high in 52 innings as a starter (6.92) than in 57 innings as a reliever (3.47) while also getting smashed for a .388 wOBA in the rotation. Picture an entire lineup hitting like Adrian Beltre...that's what opposing hitters did against Duensing once he shifted to the rotation. As for the rest of the Minnesota rotation, the Twins brought in a host of new faces this offseason. Vance Worley was acquired from the Phillies in the Ben Revere deal, and is ...
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