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Jim Pohlad has no idea how to fix the Twins

"It’s just a total system failure," according to the Twins owner.

"What am I supposed to do about it?"
"What am I supposed to do about it?"
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Chip Scoggins published an article today on the Star Tribune website about a telephone conversation he had with Twins owner Jim Pohlad, and it's... interesting (in the Minnesotan sense of the word).

Pohlad apparently acknowledged that the Twins are a disappointing mess and things needed to change—drastically. But when pressed about making specific changes, Pohlad dug his heels into the ground. Spend more money? Ha. Fire Paul Molitor? Not happening. Terry Ryan? Nope. Fire Gary?! Okay, he didn't address that one, but I'm going to guess no.

Scoggins then went point-blank:

Since this is an organizational failure, I asked Pohlad what he can do as owner.

"We’ve been at this for a little while … the owner can’t do a whole lot," he said. "But what could Terry do? Or what could Paul do? I just don’t know at this point. It’s just a total system failure, so to speak."

Total. System. Failure. *Internal screaming.*

You can read Scoggins' whole article here.

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