Kiss 'Em Goodbye: Minnesota Twins
The Killer M's certainly help, but there are gaping holes elsewhere for 2010
Insider's series on MLB teams that are done for the year continues with the Minnesota Twins, who provided the only pennant race in baseball this season. To see an archive of Kiss 'Em Goodbye, please go here.
Baseball Prospectus' preseason PECOTA projection: 76-86, fourth place
Actual record: 87-76, first place
They do have arguably the best all-around player in baseball, and one of the best managers. Hey, and Carl Pavano. All this is good, no?To read Buster Olney's take on what went wrong for the Twins and what's next, plus items from the rumor mill, number-crunching analysis from Baseball Prospectus, a draft recap, and whom to watch in spring training, you must be an ESPN Insider.
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