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What else can baseball fans do in January but dream of October? In You May Say I'm a Dreamer, the Outside Corner staff will imagine the route to a World Series in 2012 title for all 30 teams.
The Minnesota Twins were one of the biggest disappointments of the 2011 MLB season. Their fortunes dramatically changed in 2012 and the Twins, who despite numerous division titles in the 20 years since winning the 1991 World Series, had never been back, won the World Series by defeating the Atlanta Braves in another seven game showdown after slashing payroll by $20 million for the season.
Minnesota's struggles in 2011 could have been pinned on a number of players, yet two typically get most of the blame: former AL MVPs Justin Morneau and Joe Mauer. Both dealt with health issues in 2011, but were healthy in 2012, with Mauer playing in 145 games (split between catcher and DH), and Morneau logging 151, fully recovered from post-concussion syndrome. To their credit, both players were ...
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MINNEAPOLIS During his young major-league career, Twins left-hander Brian Duensing has never complained about his role. He's bounced between Minnesota's rotation and its bullpen in three seasons and was always just happy to be in the majors.
Duensing's role could likely change again for the 2012 season. After starting 28 games in 2011, Duensing is the probable candidate...
FOX Sports North and the Minnesota Twins announced today a 150-game telecast schedule for the 2012 season. FOX Sports North will serve as the exclusive television home for the Minnesota Twins, televising nearly every game not scheduled for national network TV. 2012 marks the 24th season of Twins Baseball on the network.FOX Sports Norths regular season coverage begins Friday, April...
Right-hander Scott Baker said he's fully healthy coming into camp after dealing with a strained right elbow that sidelined him for much of the second half of last season.
Right-hander Carl Pavano said he's honored that he's scheduled to be the Twins' Opening Day starter for the second year in a row.
Twins closer Matt Capps and his wife, Jennifer, welcomed a new addition to the family on Feb. 8, as she gave birth to a baby boy named Maxwell Martin Capps.
Now she's a target I can throw to T..
Carl Pavano is currently pitching for the Minnesota Twins. He’s a former Yankee and Marlin, and now he’s a former single guy. Here’s the scoop from Gossip Extra, “the former Florida Marlins 2003 World Series champ, 36, made an honest woman out of his longtime galpal Alissa Zandy, according to Palm Beach County records. The right...
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- For most of his baseball life, Joe Mauer has been anything but normal.
The Twins catcher has been a star since he was a teenager growing up in St. Paul, Minn., and that didn't stop in his first six seasons in the big leagues. He was a four-time All-Star, three-time batting champion and the AL MVP in 2009.
After a series of ailments limited him to only...
For most of his baseball life, Joe Mauer has been anything but normal. The Twins catcher has been a star since he was a teenager growing up in St. Paul, Minn., and that didn't stop in his first six seasons in the big leagues. He was a four-time All-Star, three-time batting champion and the AL MVP in 2009.
It's past time for Joe Mauer to quit avoiding the burden of leadership.
The Twins anticipate all 41 pitchers and catchers will report to Fort Myers on Saturday, with the first official workout set for Sunday morning at Hammond Stadium.
What will it take for the southpaw to turn it around?
Next, we visit the AL Central and take a gander at the possible amnesty clause candidates.
In case you missed our amnesty candidates for the AL West make sure you check them out.
Twins- This player is only a candidate because he has been unable to recover from the aftermath of the concussions he sustained. My selection for the Twins is Justin Morneau who has two-years...