Minnesota Twins Tied For First Place in the AL Central


As unbelievable as it sounds, our hometown ball club has proven the so-called experts wrong thus far in the 2015 season.

Many of those experts believe the Twins are going to have another bad season and finish in last place in the American League Central Division. And many of those experts believe this was the most competitive division in baseball given the fact that all five teams made various moves to improve their clubs this past offseason.

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Torii Hunter Returns to Minnesota

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Many fans will remember his outstanding catches. Not only that, but they will remember the many times he would crash into the wall while making those catches. Sometimes, you would wonder if he actually got seriously injured on the play.

Torii Hunter is coming back to play for the Minnesota Twins, after signing a one year $10.5 million deal for the 2015 season. He may not be the defensive outfielder he once was, but the 39-year-old veteran will still have a major impact both on the field and in the Twins clubhouse. It is expected that he will play in right field, moving Oswaldo Arcia to left field.

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The Minnesota Twins Greatest Ambassador: Tony Oliva

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It was grainy and certainly not in HD. A faint black and white figure with the familiar Twins script across his chest was at the plate swinging the bat from the left side — slowly, a wider shot showed Bloomington’s Metropolitan Stadium with the formidable Bob Gibson on the mound. The hazy screen showed it was the bottom of the 9th inning and the American League was losing the 1965 All-Star Game 6 – 5.

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Justin Morneau Returns to Target Field

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If you haven’t heard, the All-Star Game is coming to Target Field and Justin Morneau will be in tow. Morneau has done everything he could to be part of the actual game by posting a .313 batting average, a fine .509 SLG%, and 100 hits this season — but despite those numbers, it was not to be. Other lesser players were chosen (I see you Charlie Blackmon).

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Minnesota Twins Rising Prospect Miguel Sano Needs Surgery — Out For Season

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The Minnesota Twins season got off to a turbulent start when it was announced last week Miguel Sano would be lost for the 2014 season. The 20-year-old third basemen is one of the Twins most promising prospects — he will need Tommy John surgery on his throwing arm.

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