With the injury bug behind them, a healthy Twins ballclub looks to to repeat as AL Central Champions in 2011

Added: OF Jayson Werth, 1B Adam LaRoche, SP Tom Gorzelanny, RP Todd Coffey, OF Rick Ankiel, OF Laynce Nix, PH Matt Stairs Lost: C Wil Nieves, 1B Adam Dunn, IF Adam Kennedy, IF/OF Michael Martinez, OF Michael Burgess, OF Willie Harris, OF Justin Maxwell, OF Josh Willingham, RHP Miguel Batista, RHP A.J. Morris, RHP Joel Peralta, […]

Acquisitions:  2B Dan Uggla, RHP Scott Linebrink, LHP George Sherrill, RHP Rodrigo Lopez, 1B/3B/OF Joe Mather, MGR Fredi Gonzalez Losses:  OF Rick Ankiel, RHP Kyle Farnsworth, 1B/3B Troy Glaus, 1B Derek Lee, LHP Mike Dunn, IF Omar Infante, RHP Kyle Cofield, CL Billy Wagner, OF Matt Diaz, MGR Bobby Cox Projected Roster: LF Martin Prado […]

Additions: Orlando Cabrera and Chad Durbin Subtractions: None Projected Lineup: CF Grady Sizemore SS Asdrubal Cabrera RF Shin-Soo Choo DH Travis Hafner C Carlos Santana 1B Matt LaPorta 2B Orlando Cabrera 3B Jayson Nix LF Michael Brantley RHP Fausto Carmona RHP Justin Masterson RHP Mitch Talbot RHP Carlos Carrasco RHP Josh Tomlin CL Chris Perez […]

Acquisitions: 3B Adrian Beltre, RHP Brandon Webb, C Yorvit Torrealba, C Mike Napoli, LHP Arthur Rhodes, RHP Dave Bush, C Kevin Cash, RHP Brett Tomko, RHP Seth McClung, IF Omar Quintanilla, C Robinzon Diaz, RHP Yhency Brazoban, IF Brian Barden, LHP Zach Jackson, 1B Brad Nelson, RHP Ty Taubenheim, IF Matt Kata Losses: LHP Cliff […]

Acquisitions: 1B Derrek Lee, SS J.J. Hardy, 3B Mark Reynolds, INF Brendan Harris, RHP Justin Duchscherer, DH Vladimir Guerrero. Losses: Ty Wigginton, Corey Patterson, RHP Matt Albers, probably Kevin Millwood. Projected Roster: 2B Brian Roberts CF Adam Jones RF Nick Markakis DH Vladimir Guerrero LF Luke Scott 1B Derrek Lee 3B Mark Reynolds C Matt […]

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