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The Daily Target 3/18/18

The Sports Daily > Twins Target The Daily Target 3/18/18 WCCO  – Twins Shortstop Jorge Polanco Suspended 80 Games For PEDs – It’s important to always remember that we are still in Minnesota and are ever on the precipice of something bad happening. With such a productive offseason, losing a starter for half the year just as the seasons starts is a prime example. Roster Rundown: For those that weren’t here the other day, the Twins made news by trading minor league pitcher Luis Gil to the Yankees for infielder Jake Cave, while at the same time designating Kennys Vargas for...

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Kennys Vargas DFA’d

The Sports Daily > Twins Target Kennys Vargas DFA’d The Twins made a couple of moves today, both tied closely with each other. The first move was a small trade for recently designated outfielder Jake Cave, formerly of the Yankees. The Twins gave minor league pitcher Luis Gil, who really hasn’t participated in the Twins organization yet, not yet moving out of the Dominican summer league. The bigger news, as you might establish from the headline, was that to make space for Cave, the Twins needed to designate Kennys Vargas for assignment. Vargas was never likely to make the...

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The Twins have a rotation

The Sports Daily > Twins Target The Twins have a rotation I’m not going to sit here and claim that this offseason has been a masterstroke for the Twins, but I will say that things definitely broke their way, and this front office took advantage. The addition of Lance Lynn is the capstone on a winter in which they added to their bullpen, their rotation and even a DH, all while giving up only a one middling prospect and much less cash than anticipated. Regardless of how much you attribute the success of this offseason, on paper, to the Twins’...

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The Daily Target 3/11/2018

The Sports Daily > Twins Target The Daily Target 3/11/2018 Pioneer Press: Lance Lynn signing has Twins players thinking big about 2018 – So this is pretty crazy, but apparently before their latest acquisition, the Twins didn’t even know what year it is. Roster Rundown: Well, the Twins did it again. They waited and poached another of the free agents that have been waiting for an opportunity all offseason. They signed Lance Lynn to a one year deal for only $12m. That’s less than Phil Hughes. They signed Logan Morrison and now Lance Lynn, and they are making less than Joe...

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