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Blogger: Twins haven’t found the ‘right’ man — yet

Posted by: Howie Hanson Updated: May 31, 2012 - 1:45 PM


The Twins have had a platoon situation in right field that has far too many participants, Brian Prudhomme blogs in a recent post at the Below are the first couple graphs of his post, including a hotlink to the blog post:

"When watching a Little League baseball team, it is not uncommon to see the youngster perceived as the team’s worst player “hiding” in right field. The Minnesota Twins are apparently using the same logic. Granted, when sporting an 18-32 record, comparing the Minnesota Twins to a Little League baseball squad might be taking the easy way out.

The Twins have been facing many deficiencies throughout their roster since Opening Day. In their defense, some changes have been made, and the club has actually compiled an 8-6 mark over the last 14 games. New bright spots have become obvious. Scott Diamond and P.J. Walters have done more than the team could have imagined. The two young arms have combined to go 5-2, and both have an ERA that’s currently under three." Read more.

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