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Ex-Twins enjoy their baseball brotherhood

FORT MYERS, Fla — A.J. Pierzynski is reminded every day of his beginnings with the Minnesota Twins.

Back then, David Ortiz — who was known as David Arias — was behind Doug Mientkiewicz on the depth chart because “the Twins stressed defense” and Mientkiewicz could play it better than Ortiz.

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