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Odorizzi lacks rhythm, but puts up zeroes

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:26:07 EDT

With Lance Lynn starting a Minor League intrasquad game on one of the back fields at the Twins' Spring Training complex on Sunday, Jake Odorizzi made his third Spring Training start, going four scoreless innings, giving up two hits and three walks with one strikeout, as the Twins beat the Phillies, 4-3.

Lynn boosts pitch count with 4 IP in Minors game

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 18:11:38 EDT

Right-hander Lance Lynn got in his work in a four-inning Minor League intrasquad game on a back field at the Twins' complex on Sunday. He said he felt good afterward and he expects to pitch again in five days.

Gordon, Wade top list of 6 Twins reassigned

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:11:34 EDT

Twins No. 4 prospect Nick Gordon and No. 13 prospect LaMonte Wade were among six players the team reassigned to Minor League camp on Sunday afternoon.

Polanco suspended 80 games for PEDs

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:21:31 EDT

Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco received an 80-game suspension from Major League Baseball on Sunday for a performance-enhancing substance.

Cave's all-around skills a boon to Twins

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 16:50:41 EDT

Outfielder Jake Cave was excited for a new opportunity to play, but his father, Bryan, was even more excited that Jake would be doing it in a Twins uniform. The elder Cave was a huge fan of Twins legendary slugger Harmon Killebrew growing up.

Hughes role up in air after latest outing

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 18:22:50 EDT

Phil Hughes said he feels healthy, and is on track for the regular season. Where that track leads is still a bit of a question.

'18 Player Preview: Dominate your fantasy draft

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 17:24:59 EDT

From baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Twins' depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.

Twins' Top 30 prospects list

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:59:33 EDT

Who do the Twins have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Minnesota's Top 30 Prospects on MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.

Gordon among top prospect performers

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:19:33 EDT

Twins infielder Nick Gordon was among top prospect performers in Spring Training on Saturday.

Berrios in favorable position as season nears

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 18:59:10 EDT

Jose Berrios is in a win-win situation when it comes to his spot in the Twins rotation for the regular season.

Twins happy to get Cave in deal with Yanks

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 18:19:47 EDT

The Twins acquired outfielder Jake Cave from the Yankees in exchange for Minor League pitcher Luis Gil, the team announced on Friday. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Twins designated first baseman Kennys Vargas for assignment.

Spring additions have altered Twins' roster

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:30:58 EDT

Much has changed with the roster since the Twins arrived for Spring Training.

Gibson stellar in 5 innings against Rays

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 18:19:24 EDT

Kyle Gibson's strong spring continued on Thursday, giving the Twins confidence the right-hander will be able to help shoulder the load in Ervin Santana's absence.

Duffey hasn't given up on being a starter

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:42:30 EDT

Right-hander Tyler Duffey knows the additions of right-handers Jake Odorizzi and Lance Lynn hurt his chances of making the Twins' roster, but Duffey is trying to focus on what he can control and not worry about what will happen at the end of camp.

Lynn jumps right in with competitive Twins

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 16:29:45 EDT

The Twins welcomed the newest member of their rotation Tuesday, introducing right-hander Lance Lynn in a news conference at the club's Spring Training facility in Fort Myers, Fla.

Rosario starts throwing program

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:34:53 EDT

Twins left fielder Eddie Rosario, who has been out since March 4 with right triceps tendinitis, began his throwing program on Wednesday, and he is slated to return to the lineup as a designated hitter against the Rays on Thursday.

Astudillo channels Magic with no-look pickoff

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:25:33 EDT

Willians Astudillo pulled off a no-look pickoff

Romero, Gonsalves among Twins optioned

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:08:10 EDT

With the Twins adding Jake Odorizzi and Lance Lynn to bolster their rotation this spring, the club optioned several of their top young pitchers before Tuesday's game against the Orioles, including lefties Adalberto Mejia and Stephen Gonsalves, right-handers Aaron Slegers and Fernando Romero and reliever John Curtiss.

Twins thrilled to have Lynn on board

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 13:24:44 EDT

Lance Lynn officially became a Twin on Monday, signing his one-year, $12 million contract after passing a physical, but he comes in already having prior relationships with several of his new teammates.

Hughes sharp vs. Yankees in wake of Lynn deal

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 22:56:56 EDT

Twins manager Paul Molitor told Phil Hughes not to worry about the roster, as his focus needs to remain on proving he can be effective after several injury-plagued seasons. Hughes took the message to heart and pitched well in a 2-1 win over New York.

Gordon among top prospect performers

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 20:35:35 EDT

Twins infielder Nick Gordon was among top prospect performers on Monday.

Twins release Sanchez to make room for Lynn

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 13:01:44 EDT

Anibal Sanchez's tenure with the Twins ended a few hours before he was scheduled to start against the Rays. The veteran right-hander was released Sunday weeks after signing a one-year, $2.5 million deal with the team, according to's Rhett Bollinger.

Lynn to Twins: Free agent finds new team

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 15:15:52 EDT

The Twins made their one-year contract with right-hander Lance Lynn official on Monday. The deal is worth $12 million.

Twins to stick to staff plan despite Lynn signing

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 17:23:26 EDT

The addition of right-hander Lance Lynn, who is underwent a physical on Sunday after agreeing to terms on a one-year, $12 million deal on Saturday, doesn't change Twins manager Paul Molitor's plan to open the season with a four-man rotation, Molitor said before Sunday's 6-5 win over the Rays.

Mic'ed up Dozier goes deep before game called

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 18:00:00 EDT

With the idea of bringing fans closer to game, Twins second baseman Brian Dozier wore a live microphone and earpiece for Saturday's radio/television broadcast. The experience paid off, as he went 2-for-2, including launching a two-run homer in the first inning of a rain-shortened game against the Red Sox at Hammond Stadium.

Twins exploring extensions with pre-arb players

Fri, 9 Mar 2018 14:31:07 EDT

One of the benefits of the Twins having a young cost-controlled core is they have no players under contract beyond the 2019 season. But that could change, as the Twins are in the exploratory stages of contract extensions with pre-arbitration players.

Pop at top: Dozier likely to remain leadoff hitter

Fri, 9 Mar 2018 16:42:40 EDT

Second baseman Brian Dozier hasn't hit anywhere but leadoff in the Twins' lineup since July 30, 2016, and it doesn't appear that's going to change to open the 2018 season.

Three ranked prospects among 6 sent down

Wed, 7 Mar 2018 13:28:45 EDT

The Twins made their first cuts of Spring Training before their game against the Red Sox on Wednesday, optioning Dietrich Enns and Felix Jorge to Triple-A Rochester, optioning Lewis Thorpe and Zack Littell to Double-A Chattanooga and reassigning catchers Brian Navarreto and Wynston Sawyer to Minor League camp.

Top 20 players who will shape AL Central race

Wed, 7 Mar 2018 08:00:00 EDT

If you can believe it, Opening Day is only three weeks away, and we're previewing each division every Wednesday. Baseball is an individual sport masquerading as a team sport, so, thus, we'll be previewing each division by counting down the 20 most pivotal players in the division. These aren't necessarily the best players. They're just the ones whose 2018 performance will be most vital to their teams' success this season, and in seasons moving forward. To keep it fair, we can only pick four players from each team.

Dozier 'disappointed' in lack of extension talks

Tue, 6 Mar 2018 18:07:42 EDT

Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is in the last year of his contract, and from what he's heard from the front office, he won't be offered an extension this spring.

Mejia out to improve conditioning during spring

Tue, 6 Mar 2018 18:01:04 EDT

After his third start of the spring against the Orioles in a 9-8 win on Tuesday, Twins left-hander Adalberto Mejia was asked what he felt he could improve upon from last season.

Former Twins pitcher Pelfrey will call it a career

Wed, 7 Mar 2018 09:03:50 EDT

Veteran right-hander Mike Pelfrey has decided to retire from professional baseball to become a coach at Newman University, according to a report by SB Nation on Wednesday.

Molitor excited about talented pitching quartet

Mon, 5 Mar 2018 15:27:35 EDT

The Twins brought a glimpse of the future to Clearwater against the Phillies on Monday, as pitching prospects Fernando Romero, Stephen Gonsalves, Zack Littell and Aaron Slegers made the trip north to be available to pitch against the Phillies in relief of Kyle Gibson.

Gibson working to carry over 2017 success

Mon, 5 Mar 2018 17:25:25 EDT

After making mechanical changes last season, including learning how to better utilize his slider after some advice from Byron Buxton around the All-Star break, right-hander Kyle Gibson is confident he'll be able to carry over his 2017 second-half success into this season.

Berrios eyeing Opening Day start

Sun, 4 Mar 2018 15:33:31 EDT

Jose Berrios remains lined up to start on Opening Day against the Orioles on March 29 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, but nothing is official yet.

Inbox: How will Morrison's signing impact club?

Sat, 3 Mar 2018 13:16:22 EDT

The unexpected signing of Logan Morrison to be the club's everyday designated hitter is expected to have a ripple effect on the Twins' roster this spring.

New team, familiar faces: Odorizzi, LoMo star

Fri, 2 Mar 2018 18:31:52 EDT

A pair of former Rays teammates made a big impact for the Twins in their Grapefruit League debuts in a 2-1 win over the Blue Jays on Friday, as right-hander Jake Odorizzi tossed 2 2/3 hitless innings and designated hitter Logan Morrison went 1-for-3 with a stand-up triple to center field.

MRI on Garver's right knee comes back clean

Fri, 2 Mar 2018 17:16:28 EDT

The Twins received good news Friday on catcher Mitch Garver, who underwent an MRI exam on his right knee that showed no structural damage after he suffered a knee injury during a rundown between third and home while catching on Wednesday.

Mejia inconsistent in 2nd audition of spring

Thu, 1 Mar 2018 16:33:11 EDT

It was feast or famine for Adalberto Mejia in Thursday's 3-3 tie with the Cardinals at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium.