Found November 02, 2011 on The Outside Corner:
It was uh, not a good season for the Minnesota Twins. We normally break this down into "what went right" and "what went wrong"...I'm not sure I can find anything in the "right" side of things. A year after winning 94 games and winning the AL Central title yet again, the Twins lost 99 games in 2011, finished last in the AL Central, and will actually pick second in the 2010 amateur draft. Is there anything nice on the horizon for the Twins? Hm....maybe.   WHAT WENT RIGHTUm...er....uh...this is going to be difficult. Outfielder Michael Cuddyer was the team's best player, OPSing .805 and playing first base and right field for the team. Because he got time at first, he didn't absolutely brutalize the team with his defense like he has in years past. Jim Thome had an .827 OPS in limited time during the season, getting into 71 games as a DH before being traded in August to the Indians. Ben Revere's rookie year featured no offense to speak of...
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