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  1. 2012 Twins Draft: A Closer Look at the First Five Rounds

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ID:	1404This article was originally posted at Minnesota Sports Hub.

    Byron Buxton

    Position: OF
    Age: 18
    Drafted: 1st Round, 2nd pick

    The Twins have always been infatuated with toolsy outfielders so it wasn’t a surprise when they passed on several high end collegiate pitchers in order to grab Buxton with the 2nd overall pick. Even without that infatuation it would have been hard to pass up on a player that many consider to be ...
  2. Starting Pitching for 2013 and Beyond

    2012 has been a rough year for the Minnesota Twins starting rotation. Ineffectiveness and injuries have led to the worst ERA in the American League and with Nick Blackburn pitching every five games that’s likely not going to change.

    With the trade deadline nearing and the likelihood that the Twins will swap major leaguers for prospects, it’s time to take a look at what the Twins have in their farm system.

    Most of these pitchers will not be ready for 2012 or even 2013 ...
  3. The Road Ahead for the 2012 Minnesota Twins

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    The trading deadline is on the horizon, the time to buy or sell is near. Rumors are emerging from the mystical land of unnamed sources, mostly revolving around Justin Morneau and the Toronto Blue Jays, and they will only grow louder as the days pass by. It’s rather clear that the Twins will be sellers come July 31st but instead of focusing on the soon to be AAA Twins,
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  4. 2010 Twins: If Only Morneau were Healthy

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    The 2010 Minnesota Twins season will always be remembered for what it could have been rather than what it was. Dreams of grandeur floated around Target Field as the Twins ended the regular season with a 94-68 record and home field advantage against the New York Yankees in the ALDS.

    Even the most pessimistic of fans, myself included, began to wonder if ...

    Updated 06-15-2012 at 02:48 PM by awstafki

  5. The Search for the Elusive Ace

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    Ever since the Twins traded away Johan Santana before the 2008 season the organization has been searching for the all important ace of their pitching staff. For four seasons they have rummaged through their minor league system in order to pinpoint who this mystery ace would be and every name that emerged was struck down by injury or lack of production. Then suddenly, just as the pitching staff had hit rock bottom with ...

    Updated 06-14-2012 at 01:10 PM by awstafki

  6. The Twins of the Future

    With the Twins recent resurgence there is a renewed hope throughout Twins Territory that the 2012 season is not completely hopeless. Winning ten out of their last thirteen games and playing in a weak Central division definitely helps to build that hope but there is a possibility that we are just being teased into believing in the 2012 lineup. After all eight of those wins have come against teams below .500.

    If that possibility becomes reality it’s more than likely that come trade ...
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