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Willing+to+listen Joe Maddon is now a free agent and is seeking on the not-so-open market what he's worth. He'll have suitors. According to a report, he's interested in talking with the Twins -- the only team besides the Rays with a current managerial opening. [Full Story]

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Sports Over Beers: Gene Larkin on Game 7 The guys ask Gene Larkin: How nervous were you for the famous at-bat for Game 7 of the 1991 World Series? [More]
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Report: Former Rays manager Maddon interested in talking to Twins Posted by Derek Wetmore | 10 hours ago Joe Maddon is now a free agent and is seeking on the not-so-open market what he's worth. He'll have suitors. According to a report, he's interested in talking with the Twins -- the only team besides the Rays with a current managerial opening. [Full Story]
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Zulgad: Joe Maddon becoming Twins' manager is no laughing matter Posted by Judd Zulgad | 1 day ago On the surface it might seem like a long shot, but there is no reason the Twins shouldn't put the full-court press on convincing Joe Maddon that he would be a perfect fit to take over as their next manager. [Full Story]
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Joe Maddon leaves Rays; Is there any way he could wind up with Twins? Posted by Phil Mackey | 1 day ago Joe Maddon has opted out of his Tampa Bay Rays contract and is now a free agent. Is it possible the Minnesota Twins, still with a manager vacancy, could make a move? [Full Story]
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Twins GM Terry Ryan: 'We are in the home stretch' of manager search Posted by Darren Wolfson | 2 days ago The Twins have spoken with everyone they intend to speak with in search of the team's next manager. [Full Story]
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Report: Twins GM Ryan considering bringing in more manager candidates Posted by Derek Wetmore | 3 days ago The search is believed to be down to three candidates out of the ones who have interviewed so far. But Terry Ryan reportedly said he might add more names to that list. [Full Story]
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Sports Over Beers, ep 38: How nervous was Gene Larkin during Game 7, 1991? Posted by 1500ESPN | 3 days ago In this episode of Sports Over Beers, Phil Mackey and Judd Zulgad sit down for an extended chat with the man who had the game-winning, walk-off hit to end Game 7 of the 1991 World Series -- Gene Larkin. Gene tells a fantastic story about how nervous he was while walking to the plate for that famous at-bat. The boys also get into Kirby Puckett's leadership style, how to fix today's game and more! [Click to listen]
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Twins have sold pitcher Kris Johnson to Japanese baseball team Posted by Darren Wolfson | 3 days ago Johnson, 30, made three starts for the Twins this season after coming over as the final piece of the Justin Morneau trade. [Full Story]
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Sports Over Beers, ep 37: Glen Perkins on inner workings of Twins, MLB Posted by 1500ESPN | 3 days ago Glen Perkins joins this episode of the Sports Over Beers podcast for a wide-ranging baseball discussion. Perkins relays a funny clubhouse story with fellow reliever Casey Fien. Then he shares the most awkward experience from his career, when he and the Twins didn’t always seeing eye-to-eye. Perkins’ World Series pick. His favorite stat. And what it’s like to make a lot of money. How can a manager help a team the most in 2014? How much do players pay attention to analytics? [Click to listen]
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Twins decline reliever Jared Burton's option for 2015 Posted by Derek Wetmore | 3 days ago The move saves the Twins $3.4 million. [Full Story]
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Wetmore: The case for and against Molitor, Lovullo and Mientkiewicz Posted by Derek Wetmore | 4 days ago The Twins could be in the final stages of their manager search. Candidates believed to still be in the running include Paul Molitor, Torey Lovullo and Doug Mientkiewicz. This column presents the merits and demerits of those three candidates. [Full Story]
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Wetmore: 5 thoughts on Bumgarner, Shields, importance of taking Game 1 Posted by Derek Wetmore | 4 days ago Plus, one prediction for who will win the World Series. [Full Story]
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Mackey: Should Twins consider hiring Torey Lovullo over Paul Molitor? Posted by Phil Mackey | 4 days ago The outside candidate who made the best impression was Lovullo, who is currently John Farrell's bench coach in Boston. People who encounter Lovullo note his self-assuredness, his energy and his baseball acumen, Phil Mackey writes. [Full Story]
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Sports Over Beers: Glen Perkins on the next evolution in baseball Posted by Derek Wetmore | 5 days ago Twins closer Glen Perkins joins this episode of the Sports Over Beers podcast. He recalls the tension between the Twins and him from several years ago, when he said he was certain he would be traded. [Full Story]
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Molitor to get second meeting with GM as manager search continues Posted by Darren Wolfson | 5 days ago Paul Molitor is scheduled to meet with Twins general manager Terry Ryan on Tuesday as the team's search for a manager to replace Ron Gardenhire enters its final stages. [Full Story]
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Twins interviewed Blue Jays bench coach DeMarlo Hale Posted by Derek Wetmore | 9 days ago It's not expected the Twins will make their hire until after the World Series concludes. [Full Story]
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Team Leaders
Avg:Kurt Suzuki.288
HR:Brian Dozier23
RBI:Trevor Plouffe80
SB:Brian Dozier21
Wins:Phil Hughes16
Saves:Glen Perkins34
ERA:Phil Hughes3.52
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Kansas City8973.5491
Cleveland8577.5255
Chicago WSox7389.45117
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Sports Schedule
# Name Age Ht. Wt. Pos.
80 Arcia, Oswaldo 6-0 210 OF
31 Burnett, Alex 27 6-0 210 RP
61 Burton, Jared 33 6-5 225 RP
30 Correia, Kevin 34 6-3 200 SP
21 Deduno, Samuel 31 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 31 5-11 205 RP
5 Escobar, Eduardo 25 5-10 173 3B
50 Fien, Casey 31 6-2 205 RP
25 Florimon, Pedro 27 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 25 6-5 251 SP
72 Gutierrez, Carlos 6-3 230 RHP
12 Hermann, Chris 26 6-0 200 C
32 Hicks, Aaron 27 6-2 190 OF
45 Hughes, Phil 25 6-5 240 SP
49 Manship, Jeff 29 6-2 210 SP
7 Mauer, Joe 31 6-5 233 C
33 Morneau, Justin 33 6-4 233 1B
47 Nolasco, Ricky 31 6-2 223 SP
27 Parmelee, Chris 6-1 230 1B
37 Pelfrey, Mike 30 6-7 249 SP
90 Perkins, Glen 31 5-11 205 SP
43 Pinto, Josmil 34 5-11 210 C
24 Plouffe, Trevor 28 6-2 200 SS
1 Presley, Alex 29 5-10 190 LF
57 Pressly, Ryan 25 6-3 205 RP
22 Ramirez, Wilkin 29 6-2 231 LF
20 Roenicke, Josh 32 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 27 6-0 195 RP
59 Tonkin, Michael 24 6-7 220 RP
0 Walters, P.J. - - P
16 Willingham, Josh 6-2 230 OF
49 Worley, Vance 27 6-2 230 SP