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MINNEAPOLIS Twins manager Ron Gardenhire was asked earlier this week who he thought his all star (or all stars) should be this year. It's a question that doesn't yield an obvious answer for Gardenhire, unlike last year, when outfielder Michael Cuddyer was the only logical choice. Cuddyer was not only Minnesota's most productive hitter in the first half of last season but he was also one of the few to stay healthy.This year, there are options for who might represent the Twins in the 2012 All-Star Game, the rosters of which will be released at noon CT on Sunday. The initial name that rolled off Gardenhire's tongue after a brief hesitation was outfielder Josh Willingham the guy the Twins signed this past offseason to replace Cuddyer after he signed with Colorado as a free agent. Willingham has certainly filled the void left by Cuddyer, batting .267.379.527 with 15 homers and 50 RBI prior to Saturday's doubleheader against the Royals. He's not only his manager...
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