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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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Healthy Pressly seeks bullpen spot
via Mlb.com - Twins February 11, 2016 at 01:31 PM

Twins reliever Ryan Pressly was feeling particularly good during last season's big series against the first-place Royals in Kansas City on the Fourth of July.

Twins' farmhands lead Australia to WBC rout
via Mlb.com - Twins February 11, 2016 at 06:37 AM

Twins Minor Leaguer James Beresford had four hits and drove in three runs as Australia cruised by the Philippines, 11-1, prompting the mercy rule after seven innings on Thursday in the second game of the World Baseball Classic Qualifier at Blacktown International Sportspark.

Twins add pop, defense with offseason moves
via Mlb.com - Twins February 10, 2016 at 02:49 PM

After taking a look at players on the rebound in the first part of the Spring Training preview for the Twins, it's time to shift gears and focus on the offseason additions.

Inbox: How will Twins' rotation shape up?
via Mlb.com - Twins February 09, 2016 at 02:25 PM

How will the Twins' rotation shape up this spring? Beat reporter Rhett Bollinger tackles this question and more in the latest Inbox.

Five Twins looking for a rebound season in '16
via Mlb.com - Twins February 08, 2016 at 12:25 PM

The Twins were a surprise team in 2015, winning 83 games en route to their first winning season since 2010. But not everything went right for Minnesota, as several veterans and youngsters had down years. In Part I of our Spring Training preview series, we take a look at Twins players on the rebound in '16, led by Joe Mauer, who was healthy in '15, but is looking to bounce back offensively.

2016 Fantasy Player Preview
via Mlb.com - Twins February 07, 2016 at 06:19 PM

From baseball's brightest stars to the final man on the Twins bench, all the information you need to know is one click away.

Slimmed-down Graham feeling stronger, faster
via Mlb.com - Twins February 05, 2016 at 01:25 PM

It would've been easy to understand if Twins reliever J.R. Graham's teammates didn't recognize him at TwinsFest last weekend. Graham showed up to the event having lost roughly 30-40 pounds this offseason, as he went from weighing 210 last season to about 170-175.

Murphy catching on with Twins in offseason
via Mlb.com - Twins February 04, 2016 at 12:31 PM

John Ryan Murphy woke up from a midday nap after an early morning hunting session with his friend in Virginia on Nov. 11 and noticed he had a voicemail on his cellphone.

Twins sending 7 Minor Leaguers to Classic
via Mlb.com - Twins February 03, 2016 at 04:31 PM

The Twins will have seven Minor Leaguers participating in the upcoming World Baseball Classic qualifying round, including five players on Team Australia and two on South Africa's roster.

Twins sign Quentin to Minor League deal
via Mlb.com - Twins February 02, 2016 at 12:25 PM

Veteran outfielder Carlos Quentin is coming out of retirement and signing a Minor League deal with an invitation to Spring Training with the Twins, the team announced Tuesday.

Ryan reflects on releasing Papi in 2003
via Mlb.com - Twins February 01, 2016 at 11:07 PM

In the spirit of Groundhog Day, MLB.com is taking a look at one move each general manager would like a do-over of if he had the chance. For Twins general manager Terry Ryan, it's an easy one: Minnesota famously released David Ortiz before the 2003 season and picked up shortstop Jose Morban in the Rule 5 Draft to take his place on the roster.

Set to stay at third, Plouffe optimistic for 2016
via Mlb.com - Twins February 01, 2016 at 03:07 PM

Despite reports to the contrary, the Twins never shopped third baseman Trevor Plouffe at any point this offseason, as they believe he's still a big part of the club's future despite the signing of Byung Ho Park and the emergence of Miguel Sano.

More than 25,000 fans flock to TwinsFest
via Mlb.com - Twins January 31, 2016 at 04:19 PM

After the Twins posted their first winning record since 2010 last season, TwinsFest had a different feel over the weekend as there was more buzz coming from fans at Target Field.

Park feeling welcome as he adjusts to life in US
via Mlb.com - Twins January 31, 2016 at 02:55 PM

Byung Ho Park, who joined the Twins on a four-year deal worth $12 million after the club won the bid for him with a posting fee of $12.85 million, spent this week in Minnesota trying to acclimate himself with the culture and meet his teammates at TwinsFest.

Emotional Carew stresses importance of heart health
via Mlb.com - Twins January 30, 2016 at 12:43 PM

Hall of Famer Rod Carew gave an emotional interview on stage at TwinsFest in front of hundreds of Twins fans Saturday morning, encouraging people to have their hearts checked after he suffered a major heart attack Sept. 20.

Buxton No. 2 prospect; Twins boast 6 on list
via Mlb.com - Twins January 29, 2016 at 09:13 PM

Byron Buxton fell from the No. 1 overall prospect to the No. 2 prospect, but the Twins placed six players on MLBPipeline.com's Top 100 Prospect list, as announced Friday night on MLB Network.

LIVE: Unveiling MLB's 2016 Top Prospects list
via Mlb.com - Twins January 29, 2016 at 08:43 PM

Watch live: The top half of MLBPipeline.com's 2016 Top 100 Prospects list is being counted down on MLB Network and MLB.com.

Torii, radio vet Gordon elected to Twins Hall of Fame
via Mlb.com - Twins January 29, 2016 at 03:19 PM

The Twins are adding two members to their Hall of Fame, as outfielder Torii Hunter and broadcaster John Gordon both were elected, the club announced at their annual media luncheon before TwinsFest on Friday.

Sano, Hunter honored at Diamond Awards
via Mlb.com - Twins January 29, 2016 at 01:25 AM

Miguel Sano was the big winner at the 11th annual Diamond Awards on Thursday at Target Field, as the young slugger took home both the Calvin R. Griffith Award for Twins MVP and the Bill Boni Award for Twins Most Outstanding Rookie.

Buxton tops MLB Pipeline's Top 10 OF Prospects list
via Mlb.com - Twins January 28, 2016 at 03:49 PM

For the third, and likely the last, time, this Top 10 -- the final by position ranking unveiled prior to the Top 100 prospects list -- is headed by the Twins' Byron Buxton. He's followed by the Rangers' Lewis Brinson and Nomar Mazara.