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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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Twins outright righty Pryor to Triple-A Rochester
via Mlb.com - Twins March 29, 2015 at 05:39 PM

The Twins outrighted right-handed pitcher Stephen Pryor to Triple-A Rochester on Sunday, leaving the club with 38 players on its 40-man roster. Minnesota likely will use those open spots to add a pair of non-roster invitees, reliever Blaine Boyer and outfielder Shane Robinson.

Backed by blasts, Nolasco settles, stretches out
via Mlb.com - Twins March 29, 2015 at 04:39 PM

Ricky Nolasco settled down after a rocky first frame to turn in a quality start, while Eric Fryer and Oswaldo Arcia both connected on two-run homers to help lead the Twins to a 6-5 win over the Orioles on Sunday at Ed Smith Stadium.

Provus sees plenty of talent on Twins' roster
via Mlb.com - Twins March 29, 2015 at 02:39 PM

Cory Provus, the radio voice of the Twins, took time out of his busy schedule this spring to sit down with MLB.com for a Q&A session.

Time not on Pinto's side as season approaches
via Mlb.com - Twins March 29, 2015 at 01:33 PM

Twins manager Paul Molitor said time is starting to run out on catcher Josmil Pinto, who has yet to be cleared by Major League Baseball to return to action after suffering from concussion-like symptoms.

Mauer's first spring homer backs solid Santana outing
via Mlb.com - Twins March 28, 2015 at 03:33 PM

Ervin Santana tossed six strong innings and Joe Mauer added a two-run home run to lead the Twins to a 7-1 win over the Twins on Saturday.

Top pitching prospect Thorpe to undergo Tommy John surgery
via Mlb.com - Twins March 28, 2015 at 01:33 PM

Twins' top pitching prospect Lewis Thorpe will undergo Tommy John in his elbow after being diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral ligament.

Santana named Opening Day shortstop
via Mlb.com - Twins March 28, 2015 at 12:39 PM

Considering his strong rookie season followed up by a solid spring, it came as no surprise that Danny Santana was named the Twins' Opening Day shortstop.

Healthy legs foundation of Mauer's hope to rebound
via Mlb.com - Twins March 28, 2015 at 08:39 AM

If the Twins thought Joe Mauer's move from behind the plate to first base was going to boost his bat to yet another elite level last season, they were sorely mistaken, and Mauer was pretty sore, too.

Twins likely to name fifth starter Saturday as roster solidifies
via Mlb.com - Twins March 27, 2015 at 04:39 PM

The Twins' roster situation is set to become much clearer on Saturday as manager Paul Molitor said more cuts are coming, and he expects to name the club's fifth starter.

Hughes feels good in Minor League outing
via Mlb.com - Twins March 27, 2015 at 02:39 PM

With right-hander Trevor May taking the mound in the Grapefruit League game against the Pirates, fellow right-hander Phil Hughes pitched in a Minor League game at the Twins' complex on Friday.

Stats don't tell whole story as Milone shows his mettle
via Mlb.com - Twins March 26, 2015 at 05:39 PM

With Twins manager Paul Molitor looking to have his roster set by this weekend, left-hander Tommy Milone likely had his last chance to make an impression on the coaching staff with his start against the Red Sox on Thursday.

Getting work in, Perkins showing no rust
via Mlb.com - Twins March 26, 2015 at 01:39 PM

Glen Perkins got his work in on the Minor League side on Thursday, as the Twins' closer tossed an easy 1-2-3 inning against the Red Sox's Class A team at the CenturyLink Sports Complex.

Molitor takes Vargas under his wing
via Mlb.com - Twins March 25, 2015 at 05:33 PM

Vargas, a 24-year old listed at 6-foot-5 and 275 pounds, is plenty strong, as he showed while almost launching a home run out of Hammond Stadium during the Twins' 2-1 loss to the Rays on Wednesday. He doesn't need to power up to drive the ball over the fence, no matter how tempting that is.

Ryan says Duensing's 'fine' after taking comebacker off leg
via Mlb.com - Twins March 25, 2015 at 03:39 PM

Brian Duensing's left leg was bruised and sore on Tuesday, a day after he took a comebacker off his quad, but the left-hander managed to avoid serious injury.

Pinto resumes baseball activities
via Mlb.com - Twins March 25, 2015 at 02:39 PM

Twins catcher Josmil Pinto resumed baseball activities on Wednesday and is no longer dealing with any concussion symptoms.

Escape act by Graham impresses Molitor
via Mlb.com - Twins March 24, 2015 at 05:33 PM

When Twins right-hander J.R. Graham entered Tuesday's game against the Blue Jays, the Rule 5 pick faced a perilous situation. With the game tied at 1 in the seventh inning, Toronto had the bases loaded with no outs, and lefty Brian Duensing had been forced to exit the game after being hit with a comebacker.

Torii hits first HR since return in Twins' walk-off win
via Mlb.com - Twins March 24, 2015 at 03:39 PM

Torii Hunter connected for his first home run in a Twins uniform since 2007, and Eddie Rosario hit a walk-off single in the ninth inning during Minnesota's 6-5 victory over the Blue Jays on Tuesday at Hammond Stadium.

Drive to surprise pays dividends for Dozier
via Mlb.com - Twins March 24, 2015 at 12:33 PM

Brian Dozier might have been an eighth-round pick who didn't stick at his natural shortstop position, but now he is nothing short of a top-five second baseman in the big leagues. The Twins rewarded him for sustaining the second-half breakout he displayed in 2013, giving themselves some cost certainty through Dozier's arbitration years with a four-year, $20 million extension.

Garnett to throw first pitch at Twins' opener
via Mlb.com - Twins March 24, 2015 at 11:33 AM

The Twins announced details Tuesday for their home opener at Target Field against the Royals on April 13, and NBA star Kevin Garnett will throw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Among flurry of moves, Twins option Achter to Triple-A
via Mlb.com - Twins March 24, 2015 at 09:39 AM

The Twins continued to trim their roster toward a final 25 on Tuesday morning, before their Grapefruit League game against the Blue Jays. Right-hander A.J. Achter was optioned to Triple-A Rochester, while five players were reassigned to Minor League camp: catcher Tyler Grimes, infielders James Beresford and Jose Martinez, and outfielders Eric Farris and Danny Ortiz. That leaves Minnesota with 35 p