The Good News: Nishioka is in town for physicals and a coming out party as a Minnesota Twin.
The Bad News: He's not at the podium yet.
The Good News: Scott Ullger and Steve Liddle are swapping jobs, meaning no more guys thrown out by 10 feet (last year he had guys thrown out at home by more than 10 feet at least 8 times)
The Bad News: According to LEN3, so did Al Newman. Oh no he di'-'ent
The Good News: Some in the organization don't want Nick Punto back
The Bad News: Some in the organization wouldn't mind having Nick Punto back.
Update: Twins trade Jose Morales to the Rockies for lefthander Paul Bargas. Bargas. 22, was 5-4 with a 3.59 ERA for Class A Asheville. In 67.2 innings, he gave up 57 hits and walked 19 with 64 strikeouts.