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Wetmore: Making a perfect pitching coach with help from Twins pitchers Posted by Derek Wetmore | 6 hours ago What traits go into forming an ideal pitching coach? We asked Twins pitchers to help us create the perfect model of what they'd like in a pitching coach. [Full Story]
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This week in Twins links: Spring training in full swing in Fort Myers Posted by Derek Wetmore | 7 hours ago Miss any news this week from Twins spring training? Get caught up quickly all in one place. [Full Story]
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Here's what Twins players took from Paul Molitor's first big speech Posted by Derek Wetmore | 10 hours ago Molitor addressed the whole team Friday morning before workouts. He had an array of messages to convey but he didn't make a big emotional address. Here's a look at what the players were saying afterward. [Full Story]
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Molitor said he has no desire to get a look at Miguel Sano at first Posted by Derek Wetmore | 11 hours ago Miguel Sano fielded ground balls or throws at every base in the infield Friday. But Paul Molitor said he doesn't intend to move Sano to first base this spring training. He'll remain a third baseman. [Full Story]
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Torii Hunter says he always planned a return to Minnesota Posted by 1500ESPN | 11 hours ago Torii Hunter joins Mackey & Judd live in Ft. Myers. Hunter talks about what brought him back to Minnesota, the meaning of leadership in baseball, and what he thinks the Twins are capable of in 2015. [Click to listen]
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Follow Twins 2015 spring training with 1500ESPN LIVE Posted by Derek Wetmore | 17 hours ago Follow 1500ESPN's coverage of Twins spring training from Fort Myers with Derek Wetmore. This feed will have all the photos, videos, tweets, news, analysis and opinion about the Twins. [Full Story]
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Updates on Tom Kelly and Johan Santana Posted by 1500ESPN | 1 day ago Twitter: @DerekWetmore #1500espn #twins #mntwins #sportswire [Watch Video]
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Johan Santana signs minor league deal with Blue Jays Posted by Derek Wetmore | 1 day ago The 2-time Cy Young winner will attempt another Major League comeback. [Full Story]
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The case for and against each of the Twins' backup catcher candidates Posted by Derek Wetmore | 1 day ago Should the Twins go with bat or glove? Should they worry about players being out of options? [Full Story]
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Tom Kelly talks ‘retirement’ from FSN, dishes advice for Paul Molitor Posted by Phil Mackey | 1 day ago Tom Kelly provides thoughts on his health after an offseason stroke, his broadcast "retirement," and new manager Paul Molitor's ability to teach. [Full Story]
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Twins teammates expecting Ricky Nolasco will be better than last year Posted by Derek Wetmore | 1 day ago Nolasco had the highest ERA of his career last year, the first season of a four-year contract signed with the Twins. He's all but guaranteed a rotation spot this year, so will he improve? Teammates say the are expecting he will. [Full Story]
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Molitor's thoughts on how to use Perkins and where he'll bat Mauer Posted by Derek Wetmore | 1 day ago Lineup construction is under more scrutiny now than it ever has, it seems, and Paul Molitor shared his thoughts on the Twins. He's had a few months to mull how will use players like Glen Perkins and Joe Mauer. He shared some thoughts on Thursday. [Full Story]
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Phil Hughes says he approached Twins about new deal to stay in Minnesota Posted by 1500ESPN | 1 day ago Phil Hughes joins Mackey & Judd at Hammond Stadium in Ft. Myers. Hughes talks about his incredible 2014 season, signing his contract extension to stay in Minnesota, and how he became a huge hockey fan. [Click to listen]
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Kyle Gibson throws a bullpen session Posted by 1500ESPN | 1 day ago #1500ESPN #twins #mntwins #sportswire Twitter: @DerekWetmore [Watch Video]
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Back in spring training, Tom Kelly mulling whether to give up TV work Posted by Derek Wetmore | 1 day ago "TK" said he is feeling better after he suffered a stroke roughly five months ago. He's in Twins spring training and figures to serve as something of a mentor figure for first-time manager Paul Molitor. [Full Story]
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Team Leaders
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
Standings
AL CENTRALWLPCTGB
Detroit9072.556--
Kansas City8973.5491
Cleveland8577.5255
Chicago WSox7389.45117
Minnesota7092.43220
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 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 25 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 31 6-5 233 C
33 Morneau, Justin 33 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 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 26 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 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