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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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5 teams that have made stealth improvements
via Mlb.com - Twins December 17, 2017 at 07:43 PM

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
via Mlb.com - Twins December 15, 2017 at 07:43 PM

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.

Twins sign Pineda to two-year contract
via Mlb.com - Twins December 13, 2017 at 07:43 PM

The Twins made their first significant signing of the offseason, but it's a move more geared toward 2019. They signed right-hander Michael Pineda to a two-year, $10 million contract on Wednesday at the Winter Meetings, despite the pitcher undergoing Tommy John surgery on July 18.

Twins make rounds but prefer to spend on FAs
via Mlb.com - Twins December 12, 2017 at 11:01 PM

With the way technology has changed the Winter Meetings, teams don't meet in person as much as they did in the past. The Twins bucked that trend on Tuesday, meeting with several teams to talk about potential trades, according to general manager Thad Levine.

Twins aim to be open-minded, flexible at WM
via Mlb.com - Twins December 11, 2017 at 07:43 PM

The Twins mostly met with agents on the first day of the annual Winter Meetings, and a few clubs as well, as they try to acquire pitching help for both the rotation and bullpen.

Twins ready for pitching market to heat up
via Mlb.com - Twins December 10, 2017 at 08:07 PM

The Twins have made it loud and clear that acquiring pitching is their top objective this offseason, and now that the Winter Meetings are here, the front office is hoping to accelerate that process.

Morris gets long-awaited call to Hall
via Mlb.com - Twins December 10, 2017 at 07:43 PM

Former longtime Tigers teammates, right-hander Jack Morris and shortstop Alan Trammell were named to the Hall of Fame's Class of 2018 by the Modern Era Committee on Sunday.

Twins hit jackpot with Johan pick at '99 Meetings
via Mlb.com - Twins December 08, 2017 at 07:43 PM

The Rule 5 Draft is an afterthought for many teams at the Winter Meetings, but to former general manager Terry Ryan, it was seen as a way for the budget-conscious Twins to cheaply acquire young talent.

Twins set dates for annual Winter Caravan
via Mlb.com - Twins December 07, 2017 at 07:43 PM

The Twins announced plans for their 58th annual Twins Winter Caravan, which includes stops in more than 40 communities throughout the Upper Midwest on Jan. 15-25 and features a few new wrinkles this year.

Twins swap pool money for 2 top prospects
via Mlb.com - Twins December 06, 2017 at 09:25 PM

After losing out on Japanese star Shohei Ohtani, the Twins took advantage of having the third-most international pool money available, trading $1 million of that money to the Mariners for catching prospect David Banuelos and $1 million to the Angels for outfield prospect Jacob Pearson.

Twins will extend netting at Target Field in '18
via Mlb.com - Twins December 06, 2017 at 07:43 PM

The Twins already had some of the most extensive protective netting in the Majors at Target Field, but they will extend it again for the 2018 season to further improve fan safety.

Twins seeking pitching at Winter Meetings
via Mlb.com - Twins December 05, 2017 at 07:43 PM

The Twins have historically stayed quiet at the Winter Meetings, but with their emphasis on acquiring a frontline starting pitcher this offseason, it could be a different story this year.

Source: Twins out of running for Ohtani
via Mlb.com - Twins December 04, 2017 at 07:43 PM

The Twins have been told they are not one of the seven finalists for Japanese superstar Shohei Ohtani, a source told MLB.com's Mark Feinsand on Sunday. The club, however, has not confirmed the report.

Twins extend offers to all 6 arb-eligible players
via Mlb.com - Twins December 01, 2017 at 07:43 PM

As expected, the Twins tendered contracts to all six of their players eligible for arbitration before Friday's 7 p.m. CT deadline.

Falvey says Darvish squarely on Twins' radar
via Mlb.com - Twins November 30, 2017 at 07:43 PM

The Twins aren't ruling anything out in free agency, including signing ace Yu Darvish, chief baseball officer Derek Falvey said on MLB Network's High Heat.

Twins likely to tender all 6 arb-eligible players
via Mlb.com - Twins November 29, 2017 at 07:43 PM

The Twins have six players eligible for arbitration and there's a strong chance the club will tender contracts to all six before Friday's 7 p.m. CT deadline.

Inbox: How should Twins upgrade pitching?
via Mlb.com - Twins November 28, 2017 at 07:43 PM

The Twins have made it clear they're looking to be aggressive this offseason in their pursuit of frontline starting pitching to improve the club.

Report: Park returning to play in Korea
via Mlb.com - Twins November 27, 2017 at 07:43 PM

First baseman ByungHo Park and the Twins are working on a deal that would facilitate his return to South Korea to play for his former club, the Nexen Heroes.

Pursuing Ohtani a 'top priority' for Twins
via Mlb.com - Twins November 26, 2017 at 07:43 PM

The Twins are fully invested in the Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes, senior vice president and general manager Thad Levine said on MLB Network Radio on Sunday.

Twins have team-wide commitment to charity
via Mlb.com - Twins November 25, 2017 at 07:43 PM

The Twins make a strong effort to give back to the community every year, and 2017 was no different, as Minnesota led several successful charity initiatives, especially through the Twins Community Fund.