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Aug 27, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Phil Hughes delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium.
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Until they prove that there is a reason to pay attention to this year, I will be talking about next year.
It seems a little inappropriate to call Kennys Vargas "Little Papi". According to Baseball Reference he is an inch taller and weights thirty-five pounds more than Mr. Ortiz.
Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Danny Duffy, second from left, gets a pat on the chest from manager Ned Yost as he in the taken out of a game against the Minnesota Twins in the seventh inning during a baseball Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo.
Aug 20, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Cleveland Indians designated hitter Zach Walters hits a home run in the second inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.
The Twins have internal options for shortstop next season, but there are external options as well.
We're pretty aware of our minor league players and the systems as a whole here at Twinkie Town, but we have yet to look in on the 2014 draft class to see how their debuts have been coming along.
Perhaps the most enjoyable part of the Twins' recent four-game hitting surge for manager Ron Gardenhire was the simplicity it brought to his job.
Aug 23, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Detroit Tigers designated hitter Miguel Cabrera hits a RBI fielders choice in the fifth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.
Glen Perkins is on the tentative roster to play for the US against Japan's national team in a five-game series in November.
Chris Gimenez #60 of the Texas Rangers hits a two run double against the Minnesota Twins during the eighth inning of the game on May 26, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Terry Ryan is expected to make the announcement on the field after the first inning of tonight's Wings game.
We're 130 games deep into the 2015 season, which means we have a bit less than 20% of the year to go.
It's the dog days of August, and the schedule doesn't get any easier for the Twins, who remain mired in last place in the American League Central.
Moral of the story: neither Detroit nor Minnesota has sufficient pitching right now.
As we approach the final month, and we look ahead to 2015, this is the most important question about the Twins' biggest surprise in 2014.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 08:39 am
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