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Carroll Looks To Add Veteran Presence To Twins

The Minnesota Twins had all sorts of defensive issues last year with a variety of young players in the middle infield. They’re hoping to clean things up quite a bit this season, and it’ll start with a seasoned veteran up the middle.


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Twins Looking For Leadership After Veterans Leave

There’s a different vibe in the Minnesota Twins clubhouse this spring. Michael Cuddyer, Joe Nathan and Jason Kubel are gone, and the Twins are still adjusting to the loss of the three steadying influences.


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Twins’ Zumaya Hurts Elbow In Throwing Session

Joel Zumaya’s comeback bid with the Minnesota Twins took a worrisome turn on Saturday when the reliever ended a throwing session early because of discomfort in his right elbow.


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Twins’ Span Hopes To Put Concussion Behind Him

Denard Span has reported to Minnesota Twins spring training, and the center fielder is ready to see how he feels coming off a year of concussion problems.


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Rehab Over, Mauer To Return To Twins Lineup Friday

Joe Mauer’s return to the Minnesota lineup has been set for Friday.


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Mauer Catches Again, Tired But Says He ‘Felt Good’

Joe Mauer is back to crouching behind the plate, a bit tired but committed to being a catcher.


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Twins’ Joe Mauer To Catch 3 Innings In Fort Myers

The Minnesota Twins have some potentially good news about Joe Mauer.


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Mauer To DH In Extended Spring Training

Joe Mauer is scheduled to DH in extended spring training on Wednesday in what will be his first game action since the Minnesota All-Star catcher went on the disabled list on April 12.


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Twins Set Spring Training Attendance Record

The Minnesota Twins have set a new franchise record for attendance at spring training.


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Twins’ Mauer Gets Hit In First Spring At-Bat

Joe Mauer swung at the second pitch he saw this spring training and ended up with his first hit, and the Minnesota Twins beat Mike Pelfrey and the New York Mets 4-3 Wednesday.


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Twins GM Bill Smith Enjoying Spring Training

Dave Lee talked with Twins general manager Bill Smith at the halfway point of spring training in Fort Myers, FLA.


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Twins Blog: Anticipation

My legs and arms have finally had a chance to thaw out, and I do apologize to the others at Hammond Stadium for the blinding light.


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Morneau In ‘B’ Game For Twins, Hits 3-Run Double

Minnesota Twins star Justin Morneau hit a three-run double in a spring training “B” game on Tuesday, the first time he’s played since a concussion sidelined him in July.


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Twins Blog: (B)ig Game

Today’s Twins Spring Training “B” game in Fort Myers against Pittsburgh is probably as exciting as “B” games are going to get.


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Ortiz Homers As Red Sox Beat Twins, 7-6

David Ortiz hit a three-run homer, and Josh Reddick hit a two-run drive that led the Boston Red Sox over the Minnesota Twins 7-6 Monday in the second of three straight games between the teams.


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Best Eats In Fort Myers For Spring Training

Every year around this time, a few lucky fans ditch the snow and cold for warmth and sunshine — all to support their favorite Twinkies.


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Twins Return Entire Pitching Rotation

The Twins brought back most of their starting line up in pitching — but is that a good thing?


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Twins Confident In Nishioka

The Twins are confident in newly signed Tsuyoshi Nishioka — as long as he stays consistant and can adjust to MLB pitchers.


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Cuddyer Sees Fewer Familiar Faces With Twins

One by one, Michael Cuddyer has watched the teammates he grew up with in the Minnesota Twins organization head out the door.


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Twins, Nishioka Prepare To Adjust To Each Other

A baker’s dozen of journalists were waiting at the doorway to the Minnesota Twins clubhouse, and for once they weren’t looking for Joe Mauer.


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Mauer Won’t Be Catching Early In Spring Training

The Minnesota Twins aren’t planning on moving Joe Mauer to another position anytime soon. He just won’t be behind the plate very much at the start of spring training.


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Twins Prepare For Season In Sunny Ft. Myers

Beyond any individual storylines is the stigma of a Twins team still stinging from their latest sweep at the hands of the Yankees in the postseason. It was supposed to be different last October, but “home field” advantage at Target Field, proved to be irrelevant.


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Commissioners In Florida Could Expand Twins Training Complex

Commissioners in Lee County voted on Tuesday to purchase 14.2 acres of land to expand the Twins Spring Training complex.


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Tickets For Twins Spring Training On Sale Soon

Tickets to the Minnesota Twins spring training games go on sale this Saturday and the best seat in the house is only $39, but the plane tickets to Florida are extra.