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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 expected back for Spring Training after surgery
via - Twins October 31, 2014 at 05:35 PM

Byron Buxton underwent surgery Thursday to repair a broken middle finger on his left hand, but he is expected to be ready for Spring Training, Twins director of Minor League operations Brad Steil said Friday.

Starting rotation biggest area of need for Twins
via - Twins October 31, 2014 at 12:35 PM

With a young roster and several other top prospects on the way, the Twins aren't expected to be big players in free agency, but they will try to upgrade their starting rotation.

Allen, Wills among new faces on Hall's Golden Era ballot
via - Twins October 30, 2014 at 02:35 PM

Nine former players and one executive make up the 10-person National Baseball Hall of Fame Golden Era ballot, which will be voted on Dec. 8 at the Winter Meetings in San Diego.

Twins' Reed making transition from college look easy
via - Twins October 29, 2014 at 12:35 PM

The transition from college to professional baseball is supposed to come with bumps in the road, but don't tell that to Jake Reed. It's likely a rough patch will come, but so far, the Twins' fifth-round pick of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft is off to a great start in his first season as a professional.

Twins' decision on manager likely coming within week
via - Twins October 28, 2014 at 03:35 PM

The Twins are getting closer to naming their new manager, as an announcement could come as soon as this week or early next week. Twins general manager Terry Ryan has reportedly held two rounds of interviews with Paul Molitor, Torey Lovullo and Doug Mientkiewicz in his search to find a replacement for Ron Gardenhire, who was dismissed on Sept. 29.

Top overall prospect Buxton injured in Fall League
via - Twins October 27, 2014 at 07:35 PM

Byron Buxton,'s top rated prospect, left Monday's Arizona Fall League game in the top of the ninth with an injury to the middle finger on his right hand.

Fall Stars Game filled to brim with talent
via - Twins October 27, 2014 at 05:35 PM

Several of the best prospects in baseball will collide on Saturday in the ninth annual Fall Stars Game, the yearly All-Star Game for the Arizona Fall League. This year's contest will feature 14 players on's Top 100 Prospects list, headlined by No. 1 overall prospect Byron Buxton.

Country star Chesney returning to Target Field
via - Twins October 27, 2014 at 02:35 PM

For the third time in four years, country star Kenny Chesney will play a concert at Target Field, the Twins announced Monday. Chesney, who also hosted concerts at Target Field in 2012 and '13, will join fellow country musician Jason Aldean, as their two tours will merge for a show at Target Field on July 18.

Twins re-sign Hamburger, six others to Minors deals
via - Twins October 24, 2014 at 04:35 PM

The Twins re-signed seven players to Minor League contracts for the 2015 season, including right-handed reliever Mark Hamburger, the club announced Friday. The Twins will announce Spring Training invites at a later date.

Twins' Kepler sparks four-run inning in Fall League play
via - Twins October 22, 2014 at 10:35 PM

Max Kepler tripled and doubled, helping Salt River defeat Surprise, 9-2. With the victory, the Rafters improved to 10-3-1, becoming the first team to reach 10 wins this fall.

Burton heads to free agency after Twins decline option
via - Twins October 22, 2014 at 04:35 PM

The Twins declined their $3.6 million club option on right-handed reliever Jared Burton, the club announced Wednesday. Burton will receive a $200,000 buyout and will now become a free agent.

Thrilled to be back, Buxton leads Twins' AFL class
via - Twins October 21, 2014 at 11:05 AM

After a 2014 season that saw him play in just 31 games because of injuries, Twins top prospect Byron Buxton is simply happy to be playing baseball. "It couldn't be a better feeling to be back out here, playing games and being healthy," he said about returning to the Arizona Fall League for a second straight season.

Pitchers unfazed by 20-second clock in third test run
via - Twins October 18, 2014 at 11:05 AM

In the third test run of the 20-second pitch clock at the Arizona Fall League, there were no violations of the time-saving measure as Peoria and Salt River played to an 11-inning, 3-3 tie Friday night. Twins prospect Eddie Rosario shined for Salt River, going 3-for-6 with two stolen bases.

Hughes leads Twins winners of Diamond Awards
via - Twins October 16, 2014 at 01:35 PM

The Twins announced Thursday the winners of the annual Diamond Awards, which are based on voting conducted by the Twin Cities chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Right-hander Phil Hughes was named both the Twins' Most Valuable Player as the recipient of the Calvin R. Griffith Award as well as Twins Pitcher of the Year, receiving the Joseph W. Haynes Award.

Twins prospect Reed earns AFL pitching honor
via - Twins October 14, 2014 at 02:35 PM

Pitching for the Salt River Rafters, Twins prospect Jake Reed earned the AFL's Pitcher of the Week honor for the league's opening week. He picked up a win against the Scottsdale Scorpions and a save against the Glendale Desert Dogs. He has given up no runs on two hits with a walk and five strikeouts in three innings.

With mechanical tweaks, May could find Majors success
via - Twins October 14, 2014 at 11:35 AM

After his big league debut in August, Trevor May continued to take the ball as part of the Twins' rotation. He finished the season with nine starts in 10 appearances. With some mechanical adjustments, the 25-year-old righty could be headed toward great things.

Twins' Buxton gets bat going in Fall League action
via - Twins October 13, 2014 at 07:35 PM

Buxton, an outfielder in the Twins organization, put his entire arsenal of tools on display Monday as he led the Salt River Rafters to a 7-4 victory over the Surprise Saguaros.

Twins outright Pino, Bernier, trim roster to 37
via - Twins October 13, 2014 at 05:35 PM

The Twins outrighted right-hander Yohan Pino and infielder Doug Bernier off the 40-man roster, the club announced Monday. Both are expected to be free agents, but Minnesota could bring one or both back on a Minor League deal later this offseason.

Marlins prospect DeSclafani sparkles in AFL start
via - Twins October 12, 2014 at 11:05 AM

While many of his Salt River teammates got to rest during September between the end of the Minor League season and the start of the Arizona Fall League, right-hander Anthony DeSclafani was busy working out of the Marlins bullpen. He pitched in six games, ending the season with 5 1/3 scoreless innings over five appearances.

Yankees prospects lift Scottsdale in AFL opener
via - Twins October 08, 2014 at 11:05 AM

With Archie Bradley and Tyler Glasnow on the mound as Salt River hosted Scottsdale on Opening Day in the Arizona Fall League, the final game of the day was expected to be a pitchers' duel. But after early exits for both power pitchers, both of whom are the top prospect in their organizations, power bats took over the game Tuesday. Led by Yankees prospects Greg Bird and Tyler Austin, Scottsdale out