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Putting in what was missed is bliss.

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January 31, 2010 12:42 pm

On the Beat: Weekend Update

18

John Perrotto

Slim and trim Charlie Manuel wants a World Series rematch, Mike Rizzo builds a strong front office in Washington, and more news from around the game.

The World Series has been over for nearly three months, spring training begins in a little less than three weeks, and Charlie Manuel is nearly 60 pounds lighter than he was at this time a year ago. Yet it still stings when the Phillies manager thinks about how his team missed its chance to become the first National League team since the 1975-76 Reds to win back-to-back World Series in 2009, losing in six games to the Yankees.

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The Twins' young starting pitcher talks about aggressiveness, acquiring new offerings, and being a Minnesotan.

Glen Perkins is a Twin Cities kind of guy. A native of St. Paul who played his college ball at the University of Minnesota, the hard-throwing left-hander is now a full-fledged member of the Minnesota starting rotation. Returned to a starting role last season after making his first 23 big-league appearances out of the bullpen, Perkins established himself by going 12-4 with a 4.41 ERA for his hometown team in 151 innings over 26 appearances. Now 26 years old, Perkins was the Twins' pick in the first round of the 2004 draft.

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January 2, 2009 11:42 am

Fantasy Beat: Starting Pitchers

5

Marc Normandin

A trio of 24-year-old left-handers to avoid, and an elderly rookie who you may want to consider.

As we begin the New Year, it's time to start thinking about who you'll be drafting for your 2009 fantasy teams. Leagues begin forming as early as February, and while it's a bit early for rankings, it's never too soon to begin digging through lists of names in search of those players who can help you win next season. This week, we'll take a look at some pitchers with newly secured roles who surprised or struggled with their performances in 2008, and what might be expected from them going forward.

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The Mets need to be amazin', Cleveland tries to hang the ChiSox out to dry, and Milwaukee conjures up a bubbling brew as the playoff chases draw to a close.

Today's Full Slate of Games

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January 26, 2007 12:00 am

Future Shock: Minnesota Twins Top Ten Prospects

0

Kevin Goldstein

Several impressive young arms are primed to join the bumper crop of franchise talents already residing in the Twin Cities.

Excellent Prospects
1. Matt Garza, rhp
Very Good Prospects
2. Glen Perkins, lhp
Good Prospects
3. Chris Parmelee, of/1b
4. Kevin Slowey, rhp
5. Alexi Casilla, ss/2b
Average Prospects
6. Anthony Swarzak, rhp
7. Eduardo Morlan, rhp
8. Paul Kelly, ss
9. Alexander Smit, lhp
10. David Winfree, 3b

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September 19, 2006 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: September 15-18, 2006

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Christina Kahrl

In this edition a Wonder Hamster crawls from Arlington to Detroit, while the Cardinals deal with a glut of fringy infielders.

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September 18, 2006 12:00 am

Future Shock: Monday Morning Ten Pack, 9/18/06

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Kevin Goldstein

Kevin notes ten minor-league playoff performances you should know about.

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