Minnesota Twins Daily Morning Dip: Teammates get the call

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Kirby Puckett talks to the media before teeing off in the Baseball Hall of Fame Members Golf Tournament July 24, 2004 in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
Kirby Puckett talks to the media before teeing off in the Baseball Hall of Fame Members Golf Tournament July 24, 2004 in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images) /
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Minnesota Twins Daily Dip, January 16th, 2018

Welcome to the January 16th edition of the Daily Dip, your daily piece of news and notes here on Puckett’s Pond, offseason edition. You’ll find the most recent news of the Minnesota Twins organization, stories from around the game, and links to any information you may want to know about the Minnesota Twins or baseball as we work our way through the hot stove season!

Minnesota Twins Organizational Scores

Australian Baseball League Update
The ABL is off until Thursday.

Dominican Winter League Update
None of the Twins reps in the Dominican played on Monday.

Puerto Rican Winter League Update
The Puerto Rican Winter League is off until Thursday.

Venezuelan Winter League Update
Caribes de Anzoategui defeated Leones del Caracas 5-0 on Monday. Gregorio Petit played shortstop for Leones, going 0-2 with a walk.

Willians Astudillo got the start in left field for the Caribes. He went 1-4 with an RBI.

Minnesota Twins news and notes

Twins launch Winter Caravan
The Minnesota Twins took to the road on their annual Winter Caravan today, beginning their path toward spring training in Fort Myers.

Should Twins be worried about Rodney/
Fernando Rodney has struggled in the Dominican this winter after signing his deal. Should the Twins be worried? Mike Berardino takes a deeper look.

More from Puckett's Pond

Notes from around baseball

Next: Molitor's 2018 Resolutions

One Last Thing

On this day in 2001, two former Minnesota Twins teammates got the call for election to the Hall of Fame. Dave Winfield and Kirby Puckett played together for two years with the Twins in 1993 and 1994. Both were in their first year of eligibility. They were the fourth pair of teammates to have been elected in the same election class.

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