In a follow up to an earlier post here on DtownBaseball.com ‘2007 Minnesota Twins (A Look Forward)‘ the Twins seem to be trying to plug up their one major weakness by signing two known pitchers to minor league contracts and extending invites to spring training.
While I’m certainly not surprised to see the Twins giving themselves options within their rotations I found these interesting. Extremely little was given up to give both these guys a shot and this could pan out for the Twins. Sidney Ponson, who has been his own worst enemy for the most part, likely has the best chance at working his way into the lineup. Sidney started in the Cardinals rotation last year and faced the Tigers once, during their mid-year sweep of the current Champs, before getting let go mid-year.
Brady Voyles, also with the Cardinals organization last year, has done very little since his last MLB appearance in 2003 with the Royals and pitching only 18 innings last year at Memphis.
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