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TMZ: Minnesota Twins Media Zone: Spring Training Day 9

Feb 25, 2014; Ft Myers, FL, USA; Minnesota Twins shortstop Jason Bartlett (11) poses during photo day at Hammond Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Remember in elementary school there was that one day that you hated because Mom made you dress up and you looked like a dork? Yeah, picture day. Day 9 of Spring Training was just that for the Minnesota Twins, but first some real news.

Johan Santana alert. Johan Santana alert. Johan freaking Santana alert.

The Twinkie Bombers signed a slugger from down under.

A ‘B’ game has been added against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

The Twins are playing an intra-squad game on Thursday. Here’s who’s taking the hill.

Mike Pelfrey gets the nod for Friday’s first real spring action against the Boston Red Sox.

Miguel Sano did what we have been led to believe that Miguel Sano does.

Like mentioned above, it was picture day and the Pioneer Press’ Ben Garvin is amazingly talented.

One of his photos got quite a lot of traction on Twitter.

If you listen real closely, you can hear the sounds of summer.

Topics: Minnesota Twins

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