THE ONES IN LINE
Potential role: Third base coach
Credentials: Has been a third base coach for the Giants, Cubs and Rockies as well as a first base coach. Was a pro scout for the Rays from 2007 to 2011 before managing Class AAA Rochester this season.
Potential role: Hitting coach
Credentials: Played 14 years in the majors, seven with the Twins. Coached for the GCL Twins in 2010 and was the hitting coach at Class AA New Britain in 2011 before moving to Rochester. Twins prospects loved working with him.
Potential role: Bullpen coach
Credentials: Was a major league pitching coach from 1995 to 2001 with stops at Seattle, Montreal and Texas. Was pitching coach at Rochester from 2002 to 2005, then was Pittsburgh's bullpen coach in 2006-07 before returning to the Twins organization. Speaks Spanish, which is a plus.
Potential role: Bench coach/wherever he can help
Credentials: Hall of Famer. Played for and coached with Twins in the past. What else is needed?
LA VELLE E. NEAL III