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Last Build Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:14:37 EDT

 



Morneau retires, starts new chapter with Twins

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:03:59 EDT

For former Twins star Justin Morneau, Wednesday marked both the end of his playing career and the beginning of a new chapter as a special assistant to baseball operations for Minnesota.



Gonsalves earns spot among top lefty prospects

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 23:51:50 EDT

Stephen Gonsalves has established himself as the Twins' top pitching prospect and is ranked by MLB Pipeline as the No. 9 left-handed prospect in baseball, as announced on Wednesday.



5 things Morneau can teach as special assistant

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:55:41 EDT

5 things Morneau can teach as special assistant



Twins launch Winter Caravan on 2 routes

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:47:08 EDT

The Twins' annual Winter Caravan officially started Monday, with two routes departing from Target Field to open the two-week event that features stops in more than 40 communities throughout the Upper Midwest.



Twins sign reliever Reed to 2-year contract

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:28:38 EDT

The Twins signed reliever Addison Reed to a two-year deal worth $16.75 million, the team announced on Monday



Escobar among 5 Twins to avoid arbitration

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:36:05 EDT

After avoiding arbitration with infielder Eduardo Escobar on a one-year, $4.85 million contract on Thursday night, the Twins avoided arbitration with four players before Friday's 12 p.m. CT deadline. Minnesota settled one-year deals with right-hander Ryan Pressly for $1.6 million, shortstop Ehire Adrianza for $1 million, right-hander Trevor May for $650,000 and outfielder Robbie Grossman for $2 million.



Twins prospect Gordon launches rap album

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 18:55:58 EDT

Twins prospect Gordon launches rap album



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 MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.



Prospect Gonsalves working diligently on slider

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:29:28 EDT

Twins top pitching prospect Stephen Gonsalves is on the cusp of reaching the Majors after putting up impressive numbers in the Minors since being drafted in 2013, and he participated in Major League Baseball's Rookie Career Development Program last week.



Berrios preparing for 2018 by pushing trucks

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:53:52 EDT

Berrios preparing for 2018 by pushing trucks



Yu said it: Twins among finalists for Darvish

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 13:52:06 EDT

The Twins are one of six finalists for free agent Yu Darvish, the right-hander confirmed via Twitter on Wednesday night.



New Prolight 59Fifty Spring Training caps are in

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:50:24 EDT

New Era unveiled the new PROLIGHT 59FIFTY that players will be wearing this spring, a fitted cap featuring a new featherweight polyester material that is the lightest on-field fabric in MLB history.



Twins, Tribe excited to take part in PR series

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 12:39:41 EDT

Puerto Rico is still in a state of recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, and baseball will be a part of the island's healing process.



Levine: Twins hope to have Sano news by ST

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:57:39 EDT

The Twins are hopeful that an MLB review of allegations against Twins third baseman Miguel Sano will be resolved by Spring Training, general manager Thad Levine said on Thursday on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio.



Rodney's presence revamps Twins' 'pen

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:08 EDT

The Twins are looking to blend veteran arms with youth as they attempt to improve their bullpen in 2018.



Santana, Berrios anchor Twins' current rotation

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EDT

The Twins remain highly likely to add another starting pitcher before Spring Training, but here's a look at how the rotation would shape up if the season started today..



Power-speed mix figures to serve Twins well

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 00:00:56 EDT

With a young core of position players and an offense that finished seventh in the Majors in runs scored in 2017, the Twins likely won't look much different offensively or defensively in '18.



Twins sign outfielder Buss to Minors contract

Fri, 5 Jan 2018 16:34:22 EDT

The Twins continued to add depth via Minor League signings this offseason, signing outfielder Nick Buss to a Minor League contract on Friday.



Twins promote Leo to head athletic trainer

Tue, 2 Jan 2018 16:06:55 EDT

The Twins continue to add to their medical staff heading into the 2018 season, promoting Tony Leo to head trainer after the retirement of Dave Pruemer and hiring Masamichi Abe and Matt Biancuzzo as assistant athletic trainers.



Twins enter 2018 looking to build on success

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 19:13:57 EDT

After a six-year postseason drought, things are looking up for the Twins, who have one of the youngest teams in baseball and are coming off a surprise run to the American League Wild Card Game in 2017. Here's a look at five questions facing the Twins in 2018 after their successful '17 season



Molitor honored by NHL's Minnesota Wild

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 23:10:49 EDT

Molitor honored by NHL's Minnesota Wild



Twins' 2017 a triumphant turnaround

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 11:10:48 EDT

The Twins made history in 2017, becoming the first Major League team to go from losing more than 100 games in a season to making the postseason the following year with their run to the American League Wild Card Game against the Yankees.



Inbox: What are Twins' plans for DH in 2018?

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 12:53:14 EDT

It's the last Twins Inbox of 2017, a year that saw Minnesota take a huge step forward with its run to the American League Wild Card Game after losing 103 games in '16. But there are still plenty of questions about the Twins heading into 2018, and that's the theme of this week's Inbox.



Statcast's fastest baserunning plays of 2017

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 13:16:39 EDT

Who had the fastest inside-the-park home run in 2017? Who tore down the line from home to first quicker than anyone else? Statcast is ideal for those kinds of questions, and you won't be surprised to hear that Byron Buxton ranks very, very well.



Twins issue statement on Sano allegations

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 02:35:56 EDT

Twins third baseman Miguel Sano denied an accusation of sexual assault made by a local photographer via Twitter on Thursday.



Twins' Javier primed for breakout in '18

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 02:36:43 EDT

Jonathan Mayo breaks down a list of an even dozen prospects -- six hitters and six pitchers -- who seem primed to have big 2018 seasons and who could, as a result, land on our Top 100 at some point in the current year.



Twins sign lefty reliever Duke to one-year deal

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 18:36:07 EDT

The Twins signed left-handed reliever Zach Duke on a one-year deal, the club announced Tuesday.



Twins sign Taiwanese right-hander Teng

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 13:30:43 EDT

The Twins officially signed 19-year-old Taiwanese pitcher Kai-Wei Teng as an international free agent, the club announced. Teng receives a $500,000 signing bonus after reaching an agreement in September. He'll also receive $80,000 for future tuition expenses.



Kindall, former MLB player, NCAA coach, dies

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 23:45:39 EDT

Jerry Kindall, an infielder for the Cubs, Indians and Twins from 1956-65 and a three-time College World Series-winning coach at the University of Arizona, died on Sunday at the age of 82.



Sano's post-surgery progress encouraging

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 22:00:00 EDT

Twins third baseman Miguel Sano has been rehabbing without any issues since his surgery on Nov. 13 to insert a titanium rod into his left shin, and he will begin training with former Major League third baseman Fernando Tatis shortly after the New Year.



Twins finalize Minor League staff assignments

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 15:17:44 EDT

The Twins have finalized their Minor League coaching staff for the 2018 season.



5 teams that have made stealth improvements

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 08:58:42 EDT

Free agency isn't always about spending the most money. Baseball smarts matter, too. We're reminded of this every season.



Twins officially sign veteran closer Rodney

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:10:52 EDT

The Twins found their short-term solution at closer, officially signing veteran right-hander Fernando Rodney to a one-year deal on Friday worth $4.5 million with a club option.



Rodney tests bow and arrow at Target Field

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:05:40 EDT

Rodney tests bow and arrow at Target Field



Twins add righty Kinley in Rule 5 Draft

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:58:33 EDT

The Twins were active in Thursday's Rule 5 Draft, selecting right-hander Tyler Kinley from the Marlins. Minnesota also lost right-hander Nick Burdi to the Phillies before he was traded to the Pirates while right-hander Luke Bard was selected by the Angels.