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The best power hitter on the Twins is ... T.C. Bear?

Being a bear, you're always going to strike fear into human beings. But what about a bear that plays softball and hits mammoth home runs? Trevor Plouffe stopped by Intentional Talk on Tuesday to chat about T.C. Bear's long ball pop and the hitting tips he's learned from the Twins mascot.

"Obviously, he's a bear so he's pretty strong," Plouffe said. "Anybody who tries to challenge him in that softball hitting contest is gonna lose."

Granted, T.C. is batting off a tee from behind second base. But the bear could provide protection for Twins hitters in more ways than one.

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