9:07 PM EDT, Tue July 22, 2014
Twinkie Town Jul 9, 2014

The Starting Pitcher Woes

The Twins have struggled to cobble together a decent starting rotation for several years now. I feel these issues stem from too much reliance on National League pitchers and the inability to develop their own talent. Ever since the unexpected collapse of the 2011 squad, the Twins have been lacking in starting pitching. 2010 saw the Twins use 9 different starting pitchers that season, but three of those (Matt Fox, Jeff Manship, and Glen Perkins) made only one start and the remaining six had 13 starts or more apiece. Led by Francisco Liriano, Carl Pavano, and a surprising contribution by...

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