Twins introduce special instructors for spring training

Twins’ spring training begins when pitchers and catchers report to Fort Myers, Florida on February 18. Special instructors to the players include former closer Eddie Guardado along with Twins’ greats Tom Kelly, Tony Oliva, Paul Molitor, Rod Carew, Jim Kaat and Terry Steinbach.
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Twins’ spring training begins when pitchers and catchers report to Fort Myers, Florida on February 18. Special instructors to the players include former closer Eddie Guardado along with Twins’ greats Tom Kelly, Tony Oliva, Paul Molitor, Rod Carew, Jim Kaat and Terry Steinbach.

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