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With free-agent scraps remaining, Terry Ryan has a difficult job

The MLB Winter Meetings concluded Thursday, meaning the Twins now have to dig through the free-agent scraps in order to upgrade the team. The digging job belongs to GM Terry Ryan, and it will be interesting to see what he does.
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The MLB Winter Meetings concluded Thursday, meaning the Twins now have to dig through the free-agent scraps in order to upgrade the team. The digging job belongs to GM Terry Ryan, and it will be interesting to see what he does.

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