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Category: ‘AL Central’

Relaxed Buxton aims to carry strong 2016 finish into 2017 for Twins
February 22nd, 2017 at 8:05 AM
***PHOTO1*** FORT MYERS, Fla. â?? Professional athletes often insist they don't read the newspapers. Or, in these modern times, look at the sports sites on the internet. Most of the time, they are fibbing. Just ask any media member who has been lit up by an athlete after writing or...

New catcher Castro looks to make effect on Twins’ pitching
February 20th, 2017 at 11:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** FORT MYERS, Fla. â?? A new Minnesota Twins' front office made only minor changes to the roster during the offseason, which was surprising on a couple of fronts. For one, new management usually likes to put its stamp on the team. Secondly, the Twins' 59-103 record was both the...

2017 AL Central Division Preview
February 2nd, 2017 at 1:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** A season ago, I had the Kansas City Royals taking the AL Central division with 86 wins. I contended that not team would win 90 games, while no team would lose 90 either. Unfortunately, the Minnesota Twins blew by the 90 loss mark en route to a franchise worst...

Spring training countdown: Minnesota Twins
February 2nd, 2017 at 9:03 AM
***PHOTO1*** Pitchers and catchers begin reporting to spring training camps on Feb. 13 throughout Arizona and Florida. With that in mind, FanRag Sports' John Perrotto is looking at one team a day until the eve of the reporting date. Up today are the Minnesota Twins. ***** Spring training site: Fort...

MLB 25 at 25: No. 25 Miguel Sano
February 1st, 2017 at 6:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** Over the next several weeks, FanRag Sports will be counting down the Top 25 MLB Players 25 years old or younger (as of Opening Day) for the 2017 season. These rankings reflect composite scores by our staff of writers. Checking in at #25: Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano...