Minnesota Twins Web Gems: Mauer, Harvey and Papelbon


A terrific Thursday I wish to you all! Collin Kottke is the man here behind the keyboard and I will be giving you all the MLB headlines that you can handle. These come from our friends around the Fansided Network and our Twins blog brethren from around the interwebs! Let’s check it all out here on the Pond!

  • Remember Matt Harvey? He pitched for the New York Mets and he was really freaking good? Yup, that’s the guy. Well, he’s finally getting close to being back from injury and he’s first start looks to be the Mets’ home opener! Rising Apple has more on the comeback.
  • In AL Central news, the Chicago White Sox have officially released

    Dayan Viciedo


    Southside Showdown can fill you in more


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  • The Pittsburgh Pirates are really wheeling and dealing this week. They have acquired Arquimedes Caminero from the Miami Marlins for some cash, since it’s Miami I assume it’s a boatload of cash, because ocean. Marlin Maniac can fill you in on Caminero.
  • Drake Britton of the Red Sox has been claimed by the Chicago Cubs. BoSox Injection shoots you up with details.
  • The Milwaukee Brewers are looking for bullpen help and they’ve signed an All-Star closer…. to a minor league contract. The Brew Crew has signed Chris Perez to the deal, Reviewing The Brew reviews the new brew.
  • Speaking of the Brewers and All-Star closers, it’s possible they are close to a deal with Jonathan Papelbon. Back to Reviewing The Brew with more!
  • Remember Andruw Jones? He wants to make a comeback and Wahoo’s On First debate he might be worth the gamble for the Indians.
  • Over at Twins Daily the gang is breaking down Mike Pelfrey as a candidate for the fifth spot in the rotation. Oh, plus some guy named Joe Mauer and what happened to him.
  • Twinkie Town recently had a Q & A with Twins Assistant General Manager Rob Antony and you should read that. Part 1 and Part 2.
  • Here yours truly made some predictions about the Twins pitchers that I’m sure will be wrong.
  • I’m done. I’m going to go see if I can get my truck to actually start today. Have a terrific Thursday!

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