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Minnesota Twins Anthony Swarzak, right, and Trevor Plouffe, center, laugh after switching off Chris Parmelee's microphone during the Twins Caravan stop at the Kandi Entertainment Center in Willmar on Thursday. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton

Twins roll into town


WILLMAR -- After a difficult 99-loss season, the focus was on the future when the Minnesota Twins Caravan rolled through Willmar on Thursday evening.

So it was fitting that the three visiting players are young up-and-comers who could be important parts of a turnaround in 2012.

"Worst-to-first happened (in 1990 and 1991)," Twins outfielder Trevor Plouffe said. "We're looking at that as inspiration."

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Ben Brewster

Ben Brewster covers the Willmar Stingers and other area sports, as well as laying out the daily sports section cover for the West Central Tribune. Follow him on Twitter @benbrewster.

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