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Updated: November 11th, 2013 12:45pm
Twins expressed interest in free-agent catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia

Twins expressed interest in free-agent catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia

by Darren Wolfson
1500ESPN.com
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Joe Mauer's move to first base undoubtedly has implications for the future of Mauer and of the Twins.

One of those implications includes interest in free-agent catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia. A baseball source confirmed to 1500espn.com that the Twins have expressed preliminary interest in the veteran catcher.

A separate source said to also keep an eye on free-agent A.J. Pierzynski's situation, that he'd be a good one-year stop-gap option until Josmil Pinto is ready to take over as the main option.

The Twins have a few meetings lined up with agents at the Orlando general managers meetings, which started Monday morning. So far those gatherings appear to be centered on starting pitching.

Darren "Doogie" Wolfson is the jack-of-all-trades sports guy for 5 Eyewitness News and a contributor to 1500ESPN.com.
Email Darren | @darrenwolfson
In this story: Joe Mauer, Josmil Pinto
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