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In their search for starting pitching, the Minnesota Twins
were reportedly showing interest in Francisco Liriano. However, talks between
Liriano and the Twins have gone “backwards” recently, according to La Velle E.
Neal III of the Star Tribune.
Was told things have gone "backwards." RT @viking780: @lavelleneal any news on liriano did twins make him an offer?
— LaVelle E. Neal III (@LaVelleNeal) December 8, 2012
The Twins entered the offseason with only one starting
pitcher penciled into its projected rotation for 2013, left-hander Scott
Diamond. Minnesota was able to acquire three arms, Vance Worley, Trevor May and
Alex Meyer, for outfielders Denard Span and Ben Revere, but they still have voids
to fill this winter.
Beyond Liriano, Minnesota has been tied to multiple veterans
this offseason, including Brett Myers, Kevin Correia, John Lannan and Jair
Jurrjens. If the Twins are unable to find what they’re looking for on the free
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