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Could the St. Paul Saints become a Twins minor league team?

Updated: October 21, 2019 06:13 PM

There's talk that the St. Paul Saints become a minor league team for the Minnesota Twins.  

Major League Baseball is considering a massive overhaul of its minor league affiliates after next season. 

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MLB wants to put farm teams closer to their home team.


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With CHS Field across the river from Target Field, the Saints would seem like a perfect fit.

The Saints General Manager Derek Sharrer says it's all speculation at this point.

"Looking at the history here for 27 years,  it's just so early in the process to even consider that as an option," Sharrer said. "We haven't been contacted by Major League Baseball or any major league franchise. We're happy doing what we do, where we do it, with whom we do it."   

5 EYEWITNESS NEWS reached out to the Minnesota Twins for this story but did not hear back.
 

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