Monthly Archives: March 2012

Twins Roster Analysis: Starting Pitching

In one of my earliest posts on this blog, I covered the issue of whether the Twins could contend this year. In doing so, I spent a few paragraphs on the starting rotation. I was skeptical of whether it could … Continue reading

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Twins Roster Analysis: Outfield

If the Twins infield is filled with question marks, is their outfield anymore certain of a productive situation? The Twins major signing of the offseason–Josh Willingham, 3-years, $21 million–was an outfielder, but the Twins also lost Michael Cuddyer and Jason … Continue reading

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Twins Roster Analysis: Middle Infield

For a long time now, the middle infield has been a place of struggles for the Minnesota Twins. Not since 2001, when Christian Guzman hit .302/.337/.477 (110 OPS+), has a Twins middle infielder had a OPS+ above 100. Sure, players … Continue reading

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Twins Roster Analysis: Corner Infield

In the previous post, I went over my expectations for Justin Morneau with regards to the DH, but that plays into first base as well. I just don’t expect Morneau to remain too healthy this season and I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Twins Roster Analysis: Catcher/DH

Now that we’ve had Spring Training games completed, it’s time to preview my expectations for the coming season. Again, I’ve already assessed my general expectations for the team, but I want to go to more specific situations. In doing, I’ll … Continue reading

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Who had the worst offseasons?

In some ways, given the recent news about Joel Zumaya, some of the coverage with this post will be a little obvious. But it’s not so much that Zumaya getting hurt made the Twins offseason worse, but that it exposed … Continue reading

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