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Zulgad%3A+Should+he+stay+or+should+he+go%3F+ Torii Hunter's significant drop off in the second half of the season will lead some to call for the Twins to part ways with the veteran when his one-year contract expires. But could manager Paul Molitor want the outfielder around for one more year? [Full Story]

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'Pen kept Twins in it Twins relievers pitched a collective 37 1/3 innings their past 10 games and allowed just 3 earned runs entering Sunday. That's an average of nearly 4 innings per game and a 0.72 ERA. Minnesota won three 1-run games and two 2-run games in that time. [More]
Mackey: A Jose Berrios blueprint
Mackey: A Jose Berrios blueprint The Minnesota Twins are in a weird spot with 21-year-old J.O. Berrios - the organization's top pitching prospect, and one of the best pitching prospects in all of baseball. Did they already make a huge mistake? [More]
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Zulgad: Twins GM does impressive job of dodging Berrios queries Posted by Judd Zulgad | 3 hours ago Terry Ryan fielded 20 questions related to Jose Berrios and the Twins' decision not to call up their top pitching prospect Tuesday when rosters expanded. In the end, the Twins GM did a masterful job of providing as little information as possible. [Full Story]
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Ryan, Molitor say decision on prospect Berrios has not yet been made Posted by Derek Wetmore | 6 hours ago Molitor said things still were being discussed, and that Berrios' name has been in those conversations. General Manager Terry Ryan was in Rochester for Berrios' two most recent starts for the Red Wings. [Full Story]
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Touch 'Em All podcast: Debating Miguel Sano's hypothetical trade value Posted by Derek Wetmore | 12 hours ago On this episode of the Touch 'Em All podcast, Phil Mackey and Derek Wetmore chat about the trade value of Miguel Sano. How many players would you be willing to trade him for in a one-for-one deal? [Full Story]
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Twins make first wave of September call-ups without Berrios Posted by Derek Wetmore | 12 hours ago The Twins will have to make a 40-man roster move to complete their first round of call-ups, and more players could follow next week. [Full Story]
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Zulgad: Should he stay or should he go? Hunter decision won't be easy Posted by Judd Zulgad | 1 day ago Torii Hunter's significant drop off in the second half of the season will lead some to call for the Twins to part ways with the veteran when his one-year contract expires. But could manager Paul Molitor want the outfielder around for one more year? [Full Story]
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Glen Perkins on the differences between 2015 and previous Twins seasons Posted by 1500ESPN | 1 day ago Glen Perkins joins the guys for Talkin' Twins. Perkins plays a game with the boys trying to recall a mid-90s Twins lineup and discusses the differences between this year's Twins team and those of the previous four seasons. [Click to listen]
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Wetmore: One guess about 6 players Twins could call up in September Posted by Derek Wetmore | 1 day ago What does the team need? Is it playing for the present or the future? Where is the player in his development? All these questions and more must be asked. Derek Wetmore takes a guess at the September call-ups for the Twins. [Full Story]
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Red-hot bullpen stretch kept Twins in thick of MLB postseason chase Posted by Derek Wetmore | 1 day ago Twins relievers pitched a collective 37 1/3 innings their past 10 games and allowed just 3 earned runs entering Sunday. That's an average of nearly 4 innings per game and a 0.72 ERA. Minnesota won three 1-run games and two 2-run games in that time. [Full Story]
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Wetmore: The pros & cons of calling up top prospect J.O. Berrios Posted by Derek Wetmore | 1 day ago The organization's top pitching prospect is tearing it up in the minor leagues and could potentially be a big boost to the team down the stretch -- if the Twins are willing to call him up and let him pitch. [Full Story]
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Touch 'Em All podcast: Would you trade Miguel Sano for any one player? Posted by 1500ESPN | 1 day ago On this episode of the Touch ‘Em All podcast, Phil Mackey and Derek Wetmore chat about the trade value of Miguel Sano. How many players would you be willing to trade straight up for Miguel Sano? Could the Twins have handled J.O. Berrios’ season differently? What will Aaron Hicks add to the Twins when he returns? [Click to listen]
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Santana regains form, Twins win series against West-leading Astros Posted by The Associated Press | 2 days ago Santana struck out 10 to earn his first home win, Eduardo Nunez and Miguel Sano homered, and the Minnesota Twins survived a ninth-inning rally to beat the Houston Astros 7-5. [Full Story]
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Zulgad: Santana takes 'step in right direction' but will it last? Posted by Judd Zulgad | 2 days ago Ervin Santana struck out 10 and pitched 7 effective innings Sunday in the Twins' 7-5 victory over Houston, ending a six-start stretch in which he compiled a 9.20 ERA. So is Santana's slump over? That's a question that only will be answered in time. [Full Story]
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Wetmore's 5 thoughts: The good Santana, erasing runners, late rally Posted by Derek Wetmore | 2 days ago The Twins survived a five-run scare in the 9th inning Sunday to beat the Astros, 7-5, and win a series against one of the best teams in the American League. All while fighting to remain in the American League wild card picture. [Full Story]
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Mackey: A Jose Berrios blueprint, plus a fun Joe Mauer comparison Posted by Phil Mackey | 2 days ago The Minnesota Twins are in a weird spot with 21-year-old J.O. Berrios - the organization's top pitching prospect, and one of the best pitching prospects in all of baseball. Did they already make a huge mistake? [Full Story]
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# Name Age Ht. Wt. Pos.
80 Arcia, Oswaldo 6-0 210 OF
31 Burnett, Alex 28 6-0 210 RP
61 Burton, Jared 34 6-5 225 RP
30 Correia, Kevin 35 6-3 200 SP
21 Deduno, Samuel 32 6-3 190 SP
58 Diamond, Scott 6-3 220 LHP
18 Doumit, Ryan 6-1 220 C
20 Dozier, Brian - - SS
52 Duensing, Brian 32 5-11 205 RP
5 Escobar, Eduardo 26 5-10 173 3B
50 Fien, Casey 31 6-2 205 RP
25 Florimon, Pedro 28 6-2 180 SS
0 Fuld, Sam 5-10 - OF
35 Gardenhire, Ron 57 - - Mgr
44 Gibson, Kyle 27 6-6 207 SP
7 Guerra, Deolis 26 6-5 251 SP
72 Gutierrez, Carlos 6-3 230 RHP
12 Hermann, Chris 27 6-0 200 C
32 Hicks, Aaron 27 6-2 190 OF
45 Hughes, Phil 26 6-5 240 SP
49 Manship, Jeff 30 6-2 210 SP
7 Mauer, Joe 32 6-5 233 C
33 Morneau, Justin 34 6-4 233 1B
47 Nolasco, Ricky 32 6-2 223 SP
27 Parmelee, Chris 6-1 230 1B
37 Pelfrey, Mike 31 6-7 249 SP
90 Perkins, Glen 32 5-11 205 SP
43 Pinto, Josmil 35 5-11 210 C
24 Plouffe, Trevor 29 6-2 200 SS
1 Presley, Alex 30 5-10 190 LF
57 Pressly, Ryan 26 6-3 205 RP
22 Ramirez, Wilkin 29 6-2 231 LF
20 Roenicke, Josh 33 6-3 195 RP
8 Suzuki, Kurt 31 5-11 205 C
8 Suzuki, Kurt 31 5-11 205 C
32 Swarzak, Anthony 29 6-4 225 SP
56 Thielbar, Caleb 28 6-0 195 RP
59 Tonkin, Michael 25 6-7 220 RP
0 Walters, P.J. - - P
16 Willingham, Josh 6-2 230 OF
49 Worley, Vance 27 6-2 230 SP