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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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Dozier creates buzz while front office settles in
via Mlb.com - Twins December 08, 2016 at 01:38 PM

While Brian Dozier's name generated some buzz as a trade candidate, it was ultimately a quiet first Winter Meetings for new Twins chief baseball officer Derek Falvey and general manager Thad Levine.

Twins trade for RHP Haley in Rule 5 Draft
via Mlb.com - Twins December 08, 2016 at 11:20 AM

The Twins had the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday morning's Rule 5 Draft but maneuvered a three-team trade with the Padres and Angels to acquire right-hander Justin Haley.

Twins gauging interest on more than Dozier
via Mlb.com - Twins December 07, 2016 at 08:50 PM

While the division-rival White Sox initiated their rebuild with two major trades at the Winter Meetings, the Twins continue to listen on their veterans such as second baseman Brian Dozier.

Molitor on front office: 'It's a change, but it's working'
via Mlb.com - Twins December 07, 2016 at 02:08 PM

With the late start to the offseason for the new front office, the Twins have been using the Winter Meetings as their own mini-organizational meetings to further analyze their roster. Twins manager Paul Molitor has been at the Winter Meetings all week as a result, and he said he's meshed well with chief baseball officer Derek Falvey and general manager Thad Levine.

Inward focus keeps Twins busy at Meetings
via Mlb.com - Twins December 06, 2016 at 06:20 PM

With chief baseball officer Derek Falvey and general manager Thad Levine still getting to know their new organization, the Twins have focused more internally than externally in the first two days of the Winter Meetings.

Dozier aware of trade talk, wants to stay put
via Mlb.com - Twins December 05, 2016 at 07:32 PM

With trade rumors involving his name swirling, Twins second baseman Brian Dozier got his first taste of the Winter Meetings on Monday.

Twins keeping ears open at Winter Meetings
via Mlb.com - Twins December 04, 2016 at 10:44 PM

Given their backgrounds as assistant general managers, the Winter Meetings are nothing new for Twins chief baseball officer Derek Falvey and GM Thad Levine. But it'll be a different experience this time around, as they're now tasked with leading the turnaround of a franchise that has lost at least 90 games in five of the last six seasons.

Twins clear spot for top pick in Rule 5 Draft
via Mlb.com - Twins December 02, 2016 at 08:56 PM

The Twins tendered contracts to all five of their arbitration-eligible players before Friday's deadline, but they cleared a spot on their 40-man roster by non-tendering Minor League right-hander Yorman Landa.

Twins name Rowson as hitting coach
via Mlb.com - Twins December 02, 2016 at 01:44 PM

The Twins on Friday named James Rowson as hitting coach. Rowson, who had served as the Minor League hitting coordinator for the Yankees for the past three seasons, replaces Tom Brunansky, who was Minnesota's hitting coach for four years.

Twins look to lay groundwork at Winter Meetings
via Mlb.com - Twins December 01, 2016 at 11:44 AM

The Winter Meetings begin on Monday, but don't expect the Twins to make any major splashes at the annual event, which runs through Thursday.

Peace & glove: Owners, players reach CBA deal
via Mlb.com - Twins December 01, 2016 at 09:38 AM

Major League Baseball's players and owners have reached a tentative five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement through the 2021 season.

Twins finalize 3-year deal with catcher Castro
via Mlb.com - Twins November 30, 2016 at 02:50 PM

In the first major move under the new front office led by Derek Falvey and Thad Levine, the Twins and free-agent catcher Jason Castro on Wednesday finalized a three-year deal worth $24.5 million.

The Next Big Leaguers: Twins' Gordon
via Mlb.com - Twins November 29, 2016 at 12:50 PM

As part of MLBPipeline.com's coverage of all things prospect and the AFL in particular, a group of five experts was assembled to discuss a quintet of up-and-coming stars. Each prospect has lofty expectations and an argument can be made for all of them to have the brightest futures. Those arguments were hashed out in "The Next Big Leaguers."

Falvey, Levine to target starting pitching at WMs
via Mlb.com - Twins November 28, 2016 at 12:32 PM

The Twins already solved their catching situation by signing veteran backstop Jason Castro to a three-year deal, but they have plenty more work to do at baseball's Winter Meetings, which begin next week in National Harbor, Md.

Cuddyer, Hawkins, Hunter hired by Twins
via Mlb.com - Twins November 28, 2016 at 11:38 AM

When the new front office led by Derek Falvey and Thad Levine was officially introduced in early November, they both talked about the importance of bringing back former players. The Twins did just that on Monday, hiring former Minnesota stars Torii Hunter, LaTroy Hawkins and Michael Cuddyer as special assistants to baseball operations.

Twins continue to reach out to communities in 2016
via Mlb.com - Twins November 23, 2016 at 03:14 PM

Giving back to the community has always been one of the major tenets of the Twins organization. 2016 was no different, highlighted by both the Rod Carew Heart of 29 Campaign and the 25th anniversary of the Twins Community Fund.

Source: Twins give catcher Castro 3-year deal
via Mlb.com - Twins November 23, 2016 at 09:38 AM

The Twins and free-agent catcher Jason Castro agreed to a three-year deal on Tuesday, according to a Major League source.

Inbox: Why did Twins release Walker?
via Mlb.com - Twins November 21, 2016 at 02:08 PM

Why did the Twins release Adam Walker? Where will Trevor Plouffe will end up? Beat reporter Rhett Bollinger answers these and other questions in this week's Inbox.

Twins' Curtiss, English among AFL title game top performers
via Mlb.com - Twins November 19, 2016 at 08:50 PM

MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis looks at the six top performances from the 2016 Arizona Fall League championship game, led by the two-homer, 4-for-4 effort by Cubs top prospect Ian Happ.

Watch Twins prospects in today's AFL title game
via Mlb.com - Twins November 19, 2016 at 09:38 AM

After the wildest regular season in Arizona Fall League history, the Mesa Solar Sox and Surprise Saguaros will meet in a one-game playoff for the championship.