Phil Miller covered three seasons of Twins baseball, but that was at a different ballpark for a different newspaper. Now Miller returns to the baseball beat after joining the Star Tribune as the Gopher football writer in 2010, and he won't miss the dingy dome for a minute. In addition to the Twins and Gophers, Miller covered the Utah Jazz and the NBA for six years at The Salt Lake Tribune.

Gibson, Gutierrez among Twins non-roster invites

Posted by: Phil Miller under Farm System Updated: January 11, 2011 - 5:16 PM

The Twins today announced a list of 19 non-roster players who have been invited to spring training, including 2009 first-round draft pick Kyle Gibson, who is knocking on the door for a starting rotation spot but likely will open the season at Class AAA Rochester.

The list also includes 2008 first-round pick Carlos Gutierrez, who will challenge for a bullpen spot this spring. Here's the full list:

Pitchers: Yorman Bazardo, Phil Dumatrait, Kyle Gibson, Carlos Gutierrez, Chuck James, Kyle Waldrop

Catchers: Jair Fernandez, Chris Herrmann, Steve Holm, Danny Lehmann, Danny Rams, Rene Rivera

Infielders: Matt Brown, Ray Chang, Brian Dozier, Justin Huber, Chase Lambin

Outfielders: Jeff Bailey, Brian Dinkelman

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