G.R. Anderson Jr.

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  • 1 year ago | Sports

    What a difference a week makes. Seven days ago this column was devoted to the notion that the Twins had too many outfielders, and that someone, particularly Josh Willingham, had to go. Well, Willingham is still out, the Twins are still waiting for...

  • 1 year ago | Sports

    Thanks to the legend of Kirby Puckett, the Twins have a long history of being strong in the outfield -- particularly center field, where Puck passed the torch to Torii Hunter, whose absence still seems to be haunting the team. At 38, Hunter is sti...

  • 1 year ago | Sports

    As impolitic as it is to say, what with all the "Boston Strong" hullabaloo and the heartfelt and fortunately peaceful return of the Boston Marathon last week, one thing in baseball remains true: It's pretty difficult to like the Red Sox. Still, th...

  • 1 year ago | Sports

    When Joe Mauer finally announced in the off-season that he would no longer be manning the plate for the Minnesota Twins, fans and pundits alike who had been clamoring for such a move felt a sense of vindication. But then the next cleat dropped: Wh...

  • 1 year ago | Sports

    A new favorite past time in Twins Territory is tracking all the former players for the Minnesota ball club who have gone on to greater success elsewhere. The last few years have been agonizing as players who made up the core of the team for so lon...

  • 1 year ago | Sports

    The most pressing question surrounding your 2014 Minnesota Twins, after three consecutive seasons with more than 95 losses, is: Things can't get worse, can they? The general feeling in the off-season among most die-hard supporters and close observ...

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