3 moves Twins should make (and 2 to avoid) after signing Carlos Santana

The Twins have a few different ways they can keep the momentum going.
Wild Card Series - Toronto Blue Jays v Minnesota Twins - Game One
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Figure out how Jose Miranda fits into the future

This one isn't a traditional move, but it's something that needs to get bumped higher up the priority list now that things are starting to level out.

Minnesota traded Jorge Polanco, signed a veteran free agent, and have things mostly in order heading into Spring Training. Now is the perfect time to figure out what exactly is going on with Jose Miranda and how he fits into the future.

Last year injuries and poor play boxed Miranda out of a starting job at third base. Barring some nightmare scenario where he gets hurt again, Royce Lewis is going to be the Twins everyday third baseman for the foreseeable future. Miranda moved to third from first base, which is going to be occupied by Alex Kirilloff when he's healthy.

We've been asking ourselves this since the end of the season, but where does Miranda fit? That's something the Twins need to figure out this spring.

With questions about Kirilloff's health, Miranda could slide back over to first and provide some depth there. Kyle Farmer and Edouard Julien are expected to see time there, as could Carlos Santana, but there's room for Miranda if he proves himself next month. The same could be said for third base, although he's purely rotational depth behind Lewis and nothing more.

One way or another the Twins need to figure out how Miranda fits into the future and it's an item that should move up the To Do list after the signing of Santana.

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