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TFD: Eddie Guardado spending Thanksgiving with Torii Hunter, trying to recruit him to the Twins

StarTribune.com We had a good chat with former Twins pitcher and new bullpen coach Eddie Guardado today on a number of subjects for a future Page 2 story, but one nugget stood out as relevant for both amusement...
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Guardado among trio formally hired to Twins coaching staff

StarTribune.com Only one spot remains with Joe Vavra, Neil Allen and Eddie Guardado in.
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Twins 'start fresh' with Neil Allen as pitching coach

TwinCities.com (Mike Berardino mberardino@pioneerpress.com) — Calling Neil Allen "the right guy at the right time," Twins general manager Terry Ryan announced the hiring of the longtime minor-league pitching coach on Tuesday afternoon.
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Twins appoint Vavra as Molitor's bench coach

StarTribune.com New Twins manager puts pitching staff in hands of Allen and Guardado, two former major-league closers
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Former Minnesota Twin Josh Willingham retires

TwinCities.com (Associated Press) — Josh Willingham is retiring after 11 major league seasons, agent Matt Sosnick said Monday.
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Sources: Twins hire Neil Allen as pitching coach

StarTribune.com Neil Allen was behind the rise of prominent Tampa Bay Rays arms.
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Minnesota Twins hire Neil Allen as pitching coach, source says

TwinCities.com (Mike Berardino mberardino@pioneerpress.com) — Three weeks after selecting Paul Molitor as their new manager, the Twins finally got around to picking a pitching coach.
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Charley Walters: Torii Hunter, Twins have 'common interest' in reunion

TwinCities.com (Charley Walters cwalters@pioneerpress.com) — Free-agent outfielder Torii Hunter told the Pioneer Press on Saturday that he favors the Twins among teams with which he is considering signing and that he could make a decision in a week or so.
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Twins win bidding for Korean pitcher Hyeon-jong Yang

TwinCities.com (Mike Berardino mberardino@pioneerpress.com) — The Twins have won the bidding for negotiating rights with Korean left-hander Hyeon-jong Yang and are closing in on a deal, a person familiar with the process told the Pioneer Press on Saturday.
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Twins' TV ratings follow same downward slope as on-field product

StarTribune.com The club still ranks in the upper half of ratings among the 30 big-league teams, but just barely.
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TwinsCentric: Twins feel top prospect Rosario close to being ready

StarTribune.com A year ago he failed a drug test. Now a recent addition to the 40-man roster, Eddie Rosario is on the cusp of contributing for the Twins.
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Torii Hunter pondering a return to Twins

StarTribune.com Many still seek his services at age 39, including his original team, which needs a boost to its outfield.
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Twins fill out their 40-man roster

StarTribune.com Others left off are eligible to be selected by other teams in the Rule 5 draft.
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Chuck Knoblauch to Brian Duensing: Twins 7th on MLB transaction list

TwinCities.com (Joseph Lindberg jlindberg@pioneerpress.com) — Twenty-five years ago, the Minnesota Twins drafted a 20-year-old infielder from Texas A&M University.
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Twins: Sano, Meyer, Rosario, Wheeler added to 40-man roster

TwinCities.com (Pioneer Press) — The Twins on Thursday put four of their top prospects on the 40-man roster, protecting them from the Rule 5 Draft scheduled for the final day of the general managers meetings Dec. 8-11 in San...
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Twins add four prized prospects to major-league roster

StarTribune.com Third baseman Miguel Sano, second baseman and outfielder Eddie Rosario, right-handed starter Alex Meyer and left-hander Jason Wheeler became part of the major-league team on Thursday,
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Twins: Neil Allen joins Carl Willis as pitching coach candidates

TwinCities.com (Mike Berardino mberardino@pioneerpress.com) — Neil Allen has come close to landing a major-league pitching coach job in recent years, going to the wire with the Boston Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies. Still, the former big-league closer...
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Blog Articles

Section 219: Is Molitor really a 'safe' choice?

StarTribune.com (Howard Sinker) — There are all kinds of things that would make Paul Molitor look like an outside-the-box choice if it wasn't for his connections to the Twins and to the Pohlad family.
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