The Minnesota Twins came into this offseason with three major goals: 1) Sign Joe Mauer to an extension 2) Improve the infield 3) Add at least one veteran arm to the rotation General manager Bill Smith got off to a quick start on his offseason ôto do listö by acquiring shortstop J.J. Hardy from the Milwaukee Brewers last Friday. Talks with Mauer donÆt figure to go anywhere until after the Twins have addressed the two other goals in full, essentially proving the club is committed to winning. As such, today IÆm going to take a look at some of the high-risk, high-reward free agent pitchers who could help the Twins in 2010 and beyond. All of the pitchers featured here have the ability to contribute in a major way when healthy, but all come with their fair share of health hazards. ...
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Article written by Jeremiah Graves