Twins starting five? Always in flux


This one will make your head spin:

So will this.

Now that P.J. Walters has been called up from Triple-A Rochester, here's quick list of starting pitchers employed by the Minnesota Twins since April of 2012:

April, 2012: Carl Pavano, Francisco Liriano, Anthony Swarzak, Nick Blackburn and Jason Marquis.

August, 2012: Samuel Deduno, Scott Diamond, Cole De Vries, Brian Duensing and Liam Hendriks.

April, 2013: Vance Worley, Kevin Correia, Mike Pelfrey, Scott Diamond and Pedro Hernandez.

May, 2013: Kevin Correia, Mike Pelfrey, Scott Diamond, Samuel Deduno and P.J. Walters.

In just 13 months, the starting five has featured at least 15 different men. Above is just a snapshot of given months during the regular season.

And it's a revolving door which could spin again depending on how Mike Pelfrey pitches in his next few starts.

The Twins may be miserable, but like the Vikings, there's always a bit of drama.

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