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Twins 2012 opening day roster: How are they doing so far?

Star Tribune blogger Michael Rand examines the Twins opening day roster. Bottom line? There's a reason the club is 14 games under .500 on May 10.
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Star Tribune blogger Michael Rand examines the Twins opening day roster. Bottom line? There's a reason the club is 14 games under .500 on May 10.

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