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Souhan: Before you rip Twins GM, check out his record

The Twins have lost more star power than they've gained this off-season, but don't start complaining about what General Manager Terry Ryan is doing. His track record is filled with success stories, including Johan Santana, Francisco Liriano, Joe Nathan and Christian Guzman.
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The Twins have lost more star power than they've gained this off-season, but don't start complaining about what General Manager Terry Ryan is doing. His track record is filled with success stories, including Johan Santana, Francisco Liriano, Joe Nathan and Christian Guzman.

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