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"The Twins start the year with their best rotation in a decade, and certainly with the one with the highest upside since then. If the key to the 2019 Twins is those three homegrown position players, right behind them in importance is this collection of homegrown starters, all but Odorizzi and Pineda. This could be a very strong starting rotation."