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Minnesota Twins Manager Paul Molitor Says C Kurt Suzuki Will Begin Season as Starter
February 22nd, 2016 at 12:20 PM
Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor said last week that Kurt Suzuki will enter spring camp as the club's starting catcher. The Twins will likley platoon Suzuki with John Ryan Murphy, who they acquired from the New York Yankees this offseason. ***PHOTO1*** The Twins are hoping Murphy can acclimate fast and take the...

Minnesota Twins’ Joe Mauer Claims Blurred Vision Due to Concussion Has Hurt Him at the Plate
February 14th, 2016 at 12:47 PM
Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer revealed that he suffers from blurred vision after incurring several blows behind the plate during the 2013 season. Mauer no longer catches, he has since been moved to first base, but the issues in the batter's box persist. ***PHOTO1*** It's obvious that Mauer has not been the...

Minnesota Twins GM Terry Ryan: Joe Mauer Done with Catching, Will Remain Permanent First Baseman
February 3rd, 2016 at 11:21 AM
It's been almost three years since Joe Mauer last put on the catcher's gear for the Minnesota Twins, as he has been their permanent first baseman going back to the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** Because of the injury risk that comes with being the everyday catcher, Twins general manager Terry Ryan confirmed this...

Minnesota Twins Head North of Border for Final Series of Year
October 1st, 2012 at 9:29 AM
The Minnesota Twins will wrap up their 2012 campaign by heading north to play the Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre for three games.  The Twins hosted a four game set with the Jays earlier in the season and split it 2-2.  ***PHOTO1*** Both of these teams are near the bottom...

Minnesota Twins to Play Final American League Central Series of Season
September 28th, 2012 at 9:39 AM
The Minnesota Twins will play their last American League Central series of the season as they play host to the Detroit Tigers starting tonight at 7:10 CT at Target Field.  The Twins have played relatively well in the AL Central as they are 34-35, while the division leading Tigers are...