Twins Comfortable With Harris At Third

Joe Crede‘s tenure at third base for the Minnesota Twins looks like it will remain a brief one. Joe Christensen of the Minneapolis Star Tribune is receiving hints that the club will not bring Crede back. Twins GM Bill Smith says he’s comfortable with the current group of in-house candidates the team has for the…
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Gophers In Need Of A Chef

When Bill Parcells left the New England Patriots because he felt he didn’t have enough input in personnel decisions, he uttered the phrase, "If they want you to cook the dinner, at least they ought to let you shop for the groceries." Well, that’s not a problem in college football. A head coach can find that…
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The Commitment To Winning

I’m not a big fan of Twitter. I mostly use it to see what others in my profession are writing about since they often provide links to their stories on Twitter. Lot of interesting Joe Mauer stuff cycling around on it today. Mauer, entering the final year of his contract with the Minnesota Twins, was…
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Plenty Of Twins Talk On Sports Talk Today

If you’re a Minnesota Vikings fan and need a distraction from the loss, we’ll be talking Minnesota Twins baseball on "Sports Talk" from 1-2 p.m. on 970-AM WDAY radio today. Joining us for the show today will be Twins beat writer La Velle E. Neal from the Minneapolis Star Tribune. We’ll talk to Neal about…
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Twins Agree To Terms With Thome

The St. Paul Pioneer Press is reporting that the Minnesota Twins have agreed to terms with Jim Thome on a one-year, incentive laden contract. The Minneapolis Star Tribune says the deal is for a $1.5 million base salary with $700,000 in incentives available to him. Let’s start with this: Who is Thome? A 39-year-old designated…
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Serving Up Some Morning Links

There’s a lot of Jim Thome opinions floating around the Web, and a couple other worthwhile links too. Let’s get it started. David Brown of Yahoo Sports says the Chicago White Sox decision to let Thome go might cost them the AL Central division title this year. According to Brown, Thome led the White Sox…
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