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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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Buxton, Berrios among 18 non-roster spring invitees
via Mlb.com - Twins December 19, 2014 at 04:35 PM

Top prospects Byron Buxton and Jose Berrios headline the list of 18 non-roster invitees to Major League Spring Training for the Twins, the club announced Friday.

Twins name Quade as Triple-A manager
via Mlb.com - Twins December 19, 2014 at 01:35 PM

Former Cubs skipper Mike Quade was named the manager at Triple-A Rochester to replace Gene Glynn, who was promoted to be the Twins' third-base coach under new manager Paul Molitor.

Depth gives Twins options for No. 5 starter
via Mlb.com - Twins December 18, 2014 at 01:35 PM

With the recent signing of Ervin Santana, the Twins have plenty of starting pitching depth now with several candidates to take the fifth spot in the rotation.

AL Central looking like one powerhouse division
via Mlb.com - Twins December 17, 2014 at 04:35 PM

Yes, the Tigers are still king of the AL Central, but everywhere they look someone is trying to stage a coup. That's the way it's supposed to be in a power division, as the Indians, Royals, Twins and White Sox are all looking to be in the title mix.

Hammond Stadium renovations enter final stretch
via Mlb.com - Twins December 17, 2014 at 02:35 PM

In just over two months, Twins pitchers and catchers will arrive at Hammond Stadium. What they'll find is a dramatically upgraded Spring Training complex currently nearing the final stages of construction.

Twins gear up for 55th annual Winter Caravan
via Mlb.com - Twins December 15, 2014 at 12:35 PM

The Twins on Monday announced details for their 55th annual Twins Winter Caravan, which will feature more than 40 stops throughout the Upper Midwest from Jan. 12-22.

Twins don't leave Winter Meetings empty-handed
via Mlb.com - Twins December 12, 2014 at 07:35 PM

It took until the final day, but the Twins finally made their big splash at the Winter Meetings on Thursday.

Twins select righty Graham in Rule 5 Draft
via Mlb.com - Twins December 11, 2014 at 02:35 PM

The Twins added a pitching prospect on the last day of the Winter Meetings, as they selected right-hander J.R. Graham from the Braves with the No. 5 pick in the Rule 5 Draft on Thursday. MLB.com ranked Graham as the Braves' No. 13 prospect.

Source: Twins agree to 4-year deal with Santana
via Mlb.com - Twins December 11, 2014 at 01:35 PM

The Twins got their man on the last day of the Winter Meetings on Thursday, as they agreed to sign right-hander Ervin Santana to a four-year, $54 million deal, according to a Major League source. The deal, which was not confirmed by the club, reportedly includes an option for a fifth year.

2014 Rule 5 Draft results
via Mlb.com - Twins December 11, 2014 at 12:35 PM

The final day of the Winter Meetings began with the annual Rule 5 Draft. Teams were only able to make a selection if it had space on its 40-man roster.

Twins may be closing in on next move
via Mlb.com - Twins December 10, 2014 at 09:35 PM

It appeared the Twins found their starting-pitching target on Wednesday night at the Winter Meetings, but it turned out a national report involving free-agent right-hander Ervin Santana was premature.

Twins won't be swayed by AL Central activity
via Mlb.com - Twins December 09, 2014 at 09:35 PM

Twins general manager Terry Ryan said he doesn't plan on making any rash decisions this offseason in reaction to other club's moves, as he's focused on improving his own team rather than what others are doing.

Twins working hard to find pitching at Meetings
via Mlb.com - Twins December 08, 2014 at 10:35 PM

It was a quiet first day of the Winter Meetings for the Twins, but it doesn't mean general manager Terry Ryan and his staff weren't busy. Ryan met with several agents throughout the day and also engaged other clubs in potential trade talks, as the Twins remain on the lookout for pitching.

Molitor plans tweaks to Spring Training for Twins
via Mlb.com - Twins December 08, 2014 at 09:35 PM

Attending his first Winter Meetings, Paul Molitor said he'll run Spring Training similar to the way Ron Gardenhire did, as it's based off former Twins manager Tom Kelly's blueprint. But Molitor noted he'll add his own wrinkles here and there, while the structure will largely remain the same.

Oliva disappointed in HOF Golden Era ballot results
via Mlb.com - Twins December 08, 2014 at 07:35 PM

Former Twins star Tony Oliva fell one vote short of election to the Baseball Hall of Fame, receiving 11 from the 16 Golden Era Ballot voters. None of the 10 players up for election received enough votes to gain entrance into the Hall.

After cancer affects Twins, club supports auction
via Mlb.com - Twins December 08, 2014 at 05:35 PM

Cancer hit home for the Twins organization in 2014, as general manager Terry Ryan went through a bout with neck cancer.

Colabello claimed off waivers, heading to Jays
via Mlb.com - Twins December 08, 2014 at 03:35 PM

The Twins' first move of the Winter Meetings was a subtraction instead of an addition, as first baseman Chris Colabello was claimed off waivers by the Blue Jays on Monday. The move opens up a roster spot for Minnesota, which now has 39 players on its 40-man roster.

No one elected to Hall of Fame by Golden Era Committee
via Mlb.com - Twins December 08, 2014 at 01:35 PM

No one was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday by the museum's Golden Era Committee. Tony Oliva and Dick Allen came the closest, each receiving 11 of 16 votes, one shy of the 75 percent needed for election.

Twins to seek starting pitching at Winter Meetings
via Mlb.com - Twins December 07, 2014 at 11:35 PM

The Twins already filled out their coaching staff under new manager Paul Molitor and signed veteran outfielder Torii Hunter this offseason, but they will continue their search for starting pitching when the Winter Meetings officially open in San Diego on Monday.

Hunter's homecoming is latest in great baseball tradition
via Mlb.com - Twins December 05, 2014 at 04:35 PM

If you're into logic, Torii Hunter isn't your guy. That's because it didn't make sense for this 39-year-old outfielder to sign this week as a free agent with the Twins, especially since they are several line drives away from respectability. Remember, too, that he is rounding third base during his career, and he has yet to capture his first World Series championship ring. This is a baseball thing,