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Twins' arms make a point to be on target

Organization stresses the importance of throwing strikes, and pitchers do exactly that

Originally Published: May 18, 2010
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

Joe Mauer might be the perfect Minnesota Twin, but he's also a freak of nature -- at least until polite, humble, 6-foot-5, .330-hitting catchers with great sideburns start coming along more than once a century.

If you're looking for a player who better embodies the franchise's core philosophy, think more along the lines of a pitcher with an even temperament, middling velocity and the ability to decapitate a fly from a distance of 60 feet, 6 inches.

Think Brad Radke.

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