1. Pelfrey to Start Grapefruit League Opener

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Right-hander Mike Pelfrey will start the Twins ' Grapefruit League opener against the Red Sox on Friday at JetBlue Park, pitching coach Rick Anderson said Wednesday...

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  2. Twins Have Eye Back Home on GM Terry Ryan

    FORT MYERS, Fla. While listening to assistant general manager Rob Antony deliver the traditional clubhouse talk on the first day of full-squad workouts, Minnesota Twins reliever Brian Duensing kept thinking of Terry Ryan...

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  3. Minnesota Twins' Tight-Knit Bullpen Hopes to Stay Strong with Less Usage

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- With the repeated struggles of the Minnesota Twins ' starting pitchers last year, the team's bullpen resorted to gallows humor...

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  4. Stiff Neck Keeps Correia Sidelined

    FORT MYERS, FLA. – Twins righthander Kevin Correia was scratched from his scheduled batting practice session Monday because of a stiff neck...

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  5. Gardy Unsure of How Home-Plate Rule Will Be Applied

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Twins manager Ron Gardenhire came away mostly satisfied with what he heard about baseball's expanded replay during a meeting with MLB in Port Charlotte on Sunday, ...

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  6. Trio of Vets Looks to Reclaim Past Glory in Minnesota

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  7. Twinsights: Brian Dozier Open to Signing an Extension

    Brian Dozier isn't likely to qualify for salary arbitration until after the 2015 season, but the Minnesota Twins second baseman already has seen enough to know he wants to remain with the organization...

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  8. Garza Rejected Offer from Twins Before Signing with Brewers

    In a bit of news that might fall on multiple sides of an opinion, over the weekend it was announced that Matt Garza had rejected an offer from the Twins before signing with the Brewers ...

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  9. Twins Spring Training: Alex Meyer Impresses in BP Session

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  10. Twins' Jason Bartlett Tried to Recruit Matt Garza

    Jason Bartlett wasn't surprised to read Saturday that right-hander Matt Garza had turned down a three-year, $42 million offer from the Twins ...

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  11. Joe Mauer Reflects on His First Live BP in More Than Six Months

    Before he stepped into the box against Vance Worley and Logan Darnell on Saturday, Joe Mauer hadn't faced professional pitching in just over six months...

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  12. Minnesota Twins Show Support of Terry Ryan with 'Stand Up to Cancer' Shirt

    Minnesota Twins players, coaches and staff members showed support for general manager Terry Ryan by wearing "Stand Up To Cancer" T-shirts for the team's first full-squad workout on Saturday morning...

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  13. Twins Handle Recovering Reliever Guerrier with Caution

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Right-hander Matt Guerrier says his surgically repaired right elbow is feeling good so far in camp, but the Twins are being cautious with him, just in case...

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  14. Mauer, Suzuki Likely to Talk Catcher WithTwins: CBS Minnesota

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Joe Mauer insists he has put away his catcher's gear for good after a season-ending concussion last August...

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  15. Winter Spending Has Twins Feeling Good About Rotation

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Just looking at the numbers, it's easy to see how much the Twins ' starting rotation faltered last season...

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  16. Happy in Minnesota, Willingham Open to Extension

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Josh Willingham is entering the final season of a three-year contract with the Twins , but if it were up to him, he'd like to stay a bit longer...

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  17. Twins' Ricky Nolasco, as Usual, Is Ahead of the Game

    Five pitching slabs line the Twins ' expanded bullpen at Hammond Stadium. At one point Wednesday morning, four of them were empty...

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  18. Twins Redo Florida Home Away from Home

    One way the Twins will determine if fans like the renovations at Hammond Stadium will be empty seats behind home plate...

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  19. Kent Hrbek: Joe Mauer Won't Have 'Any Problem' with Move to 1B

    Twins legend Kent Hrbek rolled into town Tuesday, just in time to film a team-sponsored TV spot with T.C Bear and Joe Mauer. Filming will take place on Wednesday...

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  20. Santana update: Twins still interested, but other suitors emerge

    The Twins remain interested in a reunion with free agent lefthander Johan Santana, but competition is growing. According to a source close to Santana, several teams have expressed interest recently in the two-time Cy Young winner...

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  21. A Look at Twins' Potential Pitching Staff

    Greetings from Fort Myers, Fla. Yes, it's beautiful here. Twins manager Ron Gardenhire has hinted at a willingness to take 13 pitchers north when spring training camp breaks...

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  22. New Twins Catcher Suzuki Wary of His Old Rival

    Glen Perkins hasn't faced Kurt Suzuki in the majors, but he vows to get back at him for a home run from college...

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  23. Twinsights: Chris Herrmann Reflects on 12-Game Dominican Experience

    It was bad enough Chris Herrmann got sent home from the Dominican Winter League after hitting just .200 in 30 at-bats...

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  24. Twins President Eager to Reclaim Winning Tradition

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- After winning six division titles in nine seasons, the Twins have fallen into hard times in recent years, with at least 96 losses in each of the past three seasons...

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  25. Twinsights: Josh Willingham Would Like to Finish Career with Minnesota Twins

    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Healthy again after a disappointing 2013 torpedoed by knee pain, Josh Willingham is ready to put down roots in the Twin Cities...

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