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Wes Johnson's style and background stand out. The Twins pitching coach is just getting to know his new team, but already he is keeping things lively.
Rocco Baldelli is putting his stamp on Twins spring camp.
Following a three-week bout with E. coli he contracted during an offseason mission trip to the Dominican Republic and Haiti, Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson is in camp and ready to get stronger.
The Twins are working this week to sign some of their young players to contracts that would last through their arbitration-eligible years. Who's on the list?
Nelson Cruz looks at his new Twins teammates and it reminds him of the teams he played for when he was young. But now, at age 39, he'll be the one giving out advice.
Jonathan Schoop, a former All-Star second baseman, said he is confident he can regain his top-notch form.
More than 65 current and former players and coaches will be at TwinsFest this weekend, with spring training only a few weeks away and fans anticipating the upcoming season.
Martin Perez potentially adds a lefthander to a rotation that also includes righthanders Jose Berrios, Kyle Gibson, Jake Odorizzi and Michael Pineda.
Perez, 27, has pitched the past seven seasons for the Texas Rangers. He was a starter in 128 of his 141 appearances, going 43-49 with a 4.67 ERA.
North Score: Twins beat reporter La Velle E. Neal III and Michael Rand take a look at the case to be made for Willians Astudillo to make the Twins' roster out of spring training.