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Also, Joe Mauer is looking good at Twins spring training and more on the Vikings stadium.
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One day before official team workouts begin, the Minnesota Twins welcomed first baseman Justin Morneau, who arrived to camp Thursday. Things will start to get interesting Friday when position players join the pitchers and catchers in full-team workouts. In all, Minnesota will have 67 players in Fort Myers, Fla., this year for spring training.FOXSportsNorth.com will track reports...
Just about a year ago, I extolled the joys of Target Field and pointed out that the Minnesota Twins finish to 2010 was better than expected. 2011 was going to be a different year. When I said different, I didn’t mean a 63-99 season. Last year was bad, just all around bad. It started out bad in spring training when Joe Mauer didn’t catch a game until mid-March, and then went downhill...
Twins first baseman Justin Morneau made his first appearance at big league camp on Thursday, and he is expected to participate in the club's first official workout on Friday.
After practicing on the diamonds, the Twins hit the links to participate in the 14th annual Lee Regional Cancer Tournament. Joe Mauer shows us his sweet swing and Drew Butera shows off his daring fashion sense.
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Drew Butera lacks punch at the plate, but the team might need him as a backup if Ryan Doumit opens as the DH. Still, "that next guy has got to earn his spot."
Sean Burroughs brought multiple gloves to camp and manager Ron Gardenhire plans to look at him at third base, second and first.
Justin Morneau has reported for duty for Minnesota Twins spring training. The slugger visited the team's spring training facility in Fort Myers, Fla., on Thursday, one day before the team is scheduled to hold its first full-squad workout. Morneau has missed 174 games the last two seasons because of a concussion and injuries to his shoulder, neck, wrist and foot.
FORT MYERS, FLA. (AP) - Justin Morneau is healthy and ready to go for the Minnesota Twins. But he knows there are no guarantees that the concussion issues of the last two seasons are over.Morneau says he'll fully participate during the team's first full-squad workout on Friday. He says he's ...
Justin Morneau has reported for duty for Minnesota Twins spring training.
Ron Gardenhire is trying to purge his memory of all of last year's losses. Having healthy stars is the best way to do it.
Ichiro Suzuki, Joe Mauer, Vernon Wells, Scott Rolen and A.J. Burnett have had very good careers, but each enters camp needing to show they're not done yet, writes Cliff Corcoran.