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Twins GM Ryan: Don’t forget Trevor Plouffe on Jan 11, 2012 in Uncategorized, Ben Revere, Denard Span, Josh Wilingham, Michael Cuddyer, Terry Ryan, Trevor Plouffe, TwinsWhen I talked with Terry Ryan Monday about Morneau and the pitching, I also asked about Ben Revere possibly staying in center field. He has great range, and clearly Span can play anywhere in the outfield. “On paper,” I said, Willingham (LF), Reve...



Sizing up the Jason Marquis addition on Dec 22, 2011 in UncategorizedWell, the Twins did it again, crossing a big item off their winter shopping list by signing veteran right-hander Jason Marquis and adding another player from the 2010 Nationals team that won 69 games. (If you’re counting, they’ve now got...



What the Twins will get with Josh Willingham on Dec 16, 2011 in UncategorizedA happy Friday afternoon to everyone out there — my name is Ben Goessling, and I’m the newest addition to the Pioneer Press’ sports staff. I will be helping John Shipley cover the Twins, in addition to working with Bruce Brothers on...



Twins’ DH spot will be collective on Dec 7, 2011 in Uncategorized, designated hitter, Kubel, Mauer, Morneau, Terry Ryan, TwinsThe Twins are not looking for a designated hitter; they believe they have one, collectively. “We’re trying to keep that spot in our lineup a little fluid,” GM Terry Ryan said this evening. “We’ve got reasons for that. We want to make sure t...



Well, there’s always LaTroy Hawkins … on Dec 7, 2011 in Uncategorized, LaTroy Hawkins, Minnesota Twins, Terry RyanTerry Ryan was asked yesterday if adding Capps ended his bullpen search, whether he felt the internal candidates were enough to finish the job. “I don’t know about that,” he said. “We’re still looking to add people to that.” It was immedi...



Three years, $25M seems reasonable for Cuddyer on Dec 6, 2011 in Uncategorized, Jon Heyman, Michael Cuddyer, TwinsJon Heyman of SI.com is reporting the Twins have offered Michael Cuddyer three years at $25 million, which seems reasonable. Salary goes down — from $10.5 million to $8.3 million — but third year makes up for it. It seems unlikely anyone...