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The official site of the Minnesota Twins. You're not going to find much analysis or tough talk here, just a stream of team news and press releases.


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Korean club reportedly rejects top bid for lefty Yang
via Mlb.com - Twins November 26, 2014 at 11:05 AM

Korean left-hander Hyeon-jong Yang will not pitch in North America next season after a report out of Korea by the Yonhap News Agency on Wednesday indicated the Kia Tigers of the Korean Baseball Organization were unhappy with the highest bid and rejected it.

Twins talk with Torii about possible reunion
via Mlb.com - Twins November 25, 2014 at 05:35 PM

Could the Twins be heading for a reunion with free-agent outfielder Torii Hunter? A Major League source familiar with the situation said the Twins have been in contact with Hunter and his agent, Larry Reynolds, about a return to Minnesota.

Three coaches join new manager Molitor's staff
via Mlb.com - Twins November 25, 2014 at 04:35 PM

The Twins officially added three coaches to their staff under new manager Paul Molitor on Tuesday, as Neil Allen was hired as pitching coach, Eddie Guardado was named bullpen coach and Joe Vavra was moved to bench coach.

Willingham opts to retire after 11-year career
via Mlb.com - Twins November 24, 2014 at 12:35 PM

Outfielder Josh Willingham, a lifetime .253 hitter with 195 home runs, is reportedly retiring after 11 Major League seasons split among five clubs.

A look back at the careers of first-timers on Hall ballot
via Mlb.com - Twins November 24, 2014 at 11:35 AM

Most of the first-timers on the latest Hall of Fame ballot don't have a legitimate chance of making it to Cooperstown, but they nonetheless had impressive big league careers worthy of another look.

Source: Twins to hire Allen as pitching coach
via Mlb.com - Twins November 23, 2014 at 01:35 PM

The Twins are close to adding a pitching coach from outside of the organization, as they're set to hire Neil Allen from the Rays' organization, according to a Major League source.

Twins reportedly win bidding on Korean lefty Yang
via Mlb.com - Twins November 22, 2014 at 06:35 PM

The Twins have won the bidding for Korean pitcher Hyeon-jong Yang and are nearing a deal with the left-hander, according to the St. Paul Pioneer-Press. The club has not confirmed the report.

Top prospects Sano, Meyer, Rosario on 40-man roster
via Mlb.com - Twins November 20, 2014 at 12:35 PM

The Twins added four players to their 40-man roster Thursday, including top prospects Miguel Sano, Alex Meyer and Eddie Rosario, to protect them from being selected in the Rule 5 Draft in December. Sano, Meyer and Rosario were all considered locks, but the addition of lefty Jason Wheeler is a considered a minor surprise.

Source: Twins tab Guardado as bullpen coach
via Mlb.com - Twins November 19, 2014 at 09:35 PM

The Twins are close to adding a fourth coach under new manager Paul Molitor, as the club is set to hire Eddie Guardado as bullpen coach, according to a Major League source.

Inbox: When will Twins fill out coaching staff?
via Mlb.com - Twins November 19, 2014 at 03:35 PM

When will the Twins announce the rest of the coaching staff? And how much say does Paul Molitor have compared to Terry Ryan? Beat reporter Rhett Bollinger answers these questions and more in the latest Inbox.

Twins evaluating prospects ahead of Rule 5 Draft
via Mlb.com - Twins November 18, 2014 at 03:35 PM

With the Rule 5 Draft coming up in early December and with four open spots on the 40-man roster, the Twins have decisions to make on which players to protect from being selected by another club.

Nunez steps in to help MLB All-Stars in victory
via Mlb.com - Twins November 18, 2014 at 11:05 AM

After entering as a substitute in the fourth inning of the MLB All-Stars' game against Samurai Japan on Tuesday, infielder Eduardo Nunez made the most of his opportunities. The Twins utility man was right in the thick of things from the minute he stepped on the field, going 2-for-3 with an RBI at the plate in the MLB club's 3-1 win.

Twins aim to build off strong offensive foundation
via Mlb.com - Twins November 17, 2014 at 02:35 PM

Minnesota got off to a fast start in 2014, largely due to its patience at the plate, and despite a rough patch in the middle of the season, finished the year strong offensively. Now, the Twins are focused on improving their rotation and their outfield depth in order to build a well-rounded team.

Top performances, prospects from 2014 Arizona Fall League
via Mlb.com - Twins November 15, 2014 at 11:35 PM

The Arizona Fall League is known as baseball's finishing school because it has graduated a ton of talent to the Major Leagues since it began play in 1992. Here are the development highlights from the AFL's 23rd season for all 30 big league organizations.

Rosario leads Rafters to AFL championship in slugfest
via Mlb.com - Twins November 15, 2014 at 07:35 PM

Redemption came at a perfect time for Eddie Rosario. Rosario, who lost the batting title on the final day of the Arizona Fall League's regular season, found a fitting consolation prize with a 4-for-5 performance in Saturday's title game. Salt River's left fielder homered in the first inning and delivered three more hits in a 14-7 win over Peoria.

Top prospects face off in Arizona Fall League title game
via Mlb.com - Twins November 15, 2014 at 11:05 AM

You'll always remember where you first saw them. The Arizona Fall League has served as an incubation field for some of the best young players in the Major Leagues, and the next generation of prospects will have a chance to introduce themselves to a national audience in today's title game.

Twins prospects fare well in Arizona Fall League
via Mlb.com - Twins November 14, 2014 at 01:35 PM

The Arizona Fall League, which saw its regular season come to a close Thursday, was a mixed bag for the Twins. Including top MLB prospect Byron Buxton, Minnesota sent seven prospects to the AFL to play for the Salt River Rafters, who advanced to Saturday's title game against the Peoria Javelinas.

Inbox: Don't expect status quo with Molitor
via Mlb.com - Twins November 13, 2014 at 01:35 PM

With new manager Paul Molitor assembling his coaching staff, the Twins have already seen a lot of activity this offseason. Beat reporter Rhett Bollinger answers Twins fans' questions in his latest Inbox.

Twins GM Ryan 'doing well' after cancer battle
via Mlb.com - Twins November 13, 2014 at 11:05 AM

After the sudden diagnosis of throat cancer earlier this year, Terry Ryan is back in full throttle, back at the annual General Managers Meetings where the long-time Twins' GM feels most at home -- doing his job.

Glynn, Hernandez named to Twins' coaching staff
via Mlb.com - Twins November 12, 2014 at 01:35 PM

The Twins added two coaches to new manager Paul Molitor's staff on Wednesday, as Gene Glynn was promoted to serve as third-base coach and infield instructor and Rudy Hernandez was hired as an assistant hitting coach.