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Maybe we got something decent in the Hardy trade after all?

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Been impressed lately, but this is really something. Could we have stumbled upon another top-of-the-rotation guy?

Thome, Nathan to rejoin Twins on Friday

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Per Rhett Bollinger (twitter), both Jim Thome and Joe Nathan will rejoin Minnesota on Friday for the weekend series against the Brewers in Milwaukee.

Ozzie Guillen Calm & Cool With Twins Fans (Video)

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Story and video showing a laid-back and relaxed Ozzie Guillen, outside the White Sox hotel in Minneapolis, prior to Wednesday’s loss to the Twins.

Twins officially activate Mauer

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Joe is "scheduled to make his return to action at catcher against the Padres on Friday, after missing 57 games with bilateral leg weakness. Outfielder Brian Dinkelman was outrighted to Triple-A Rochester to make room for Mauer on both the 25-man and 40-man rosters." End of speculation as to when. Apparently he's playing tomorrow. As is Perkins according to MLB.com: "He was activated from the disabled list after Thursday's 1-0 win over the White Sox, and on Friday, he'll get his chance to be a part of the Twins' current success. Fellow left-hander Chuck James was optioned to Triple-A Rochester to make room for him on the 25-man roster."

Tsuyoshi Nishioka's hitting march: a refresher course

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With Nishi (finally) playing at Target Field, it's time to learn his hitting march. How cool would it be to hear 40,000 Twins fans at Target Field doing this?

Twins outright Dusty Hughes

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Via 1500 ESPN, the Twins have outrighted lefty Dusty Hughes to make room on the 40 man for Tsuyoshi Nishioka's return to MN. From the article: Hughes posted a 9.95 ERA with 11 strikeouts and eight walks in 12 2/3 innings for the Twins this season. Yuck.

Justin Morneau placed on 15-day DL

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WHEN WILL THIS D.L. INSANITY STOP?!

South Side Sox: The Twins are Coming

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SSS is unequivocally the best White Sox community you can find online, bar none. Here's their early take on the upcoming series against the Twins, and while the self deprication runs rampant with equal parts optimism (for all the right reasons), I'll draw you to the caption on their chosen photo.