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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-29 10:37:30
via Twins Digest January 29, 2015 at 11:05 AM

The White Sox rank at the very top of the list of offseason winners compiled by Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com. GM Rick Hahn ticked through many of the team’s questions this winter and should have a competitive team to show for it, says Heyman. Of c...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-28 09:18:34
via Twins Digest January 28, 2015 at 11:05 AM

In his latest piece on the market for James Shields, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports looks at the most recent significant contracts for starting pitchers of age 33 or older and points out that history is not on Shields’ side. MLBTR took a similar l...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-27 16:09:01
via Twins Digest January 27, 2015 at 03:23 PM

Most of the meat left on the free agent bone belongs to the pitching segment of the market. Indeed, five of the seven players who I listed this morning as intriguing free agents were right-handed pitchers. Here’s the latest on some arms from arou...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-25 22:45:07
via Twins Digest January 25, 2015 at 10:11 PM

Members of the White Sox are excited about GM Rick Hahn’s high-profile offseason, Dan Hayes of CSNChicago.com writes. “They were busy, worked hard and instilled confidence in the guys that were here,” says Adam Eaton. “It kind o...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-24 23:25:07
via Twins Digest January 24, 2015 at 11:23 PM

With the 2014 free agent class thinning out behind James Shields, Francisco Rodriguez, and Rafael Soriano, the New York Post’s Ken Davidoff takes a look ahead at the 2015 free agent market. Davidoff predicts David Price will sign the richest cont...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-24 17:19:27
via Twins Digest January 24, 2015 at 05:17 PM

It’s still unclear where James Shields will wind up, and CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman tracks Shields’ hard-to-read market, guessing at nine potential destinations for the free agent righty. Topping the list is the Cardinals, who showed some...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-24 15:44:24
via Twins Digest January 24, 2015 at 03:53 PM

Here are the latest players to avoid arbitration: Lefty reliever Brian Duensing and the Twins have agreed to terms for one year and $2.7MM, Phil Ervin of FOX Sports North tweets. MLBTR’s Matt Swartz projected that Duensing would make $2.5MM in h...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-23 19:54:28
via Twins Digest January 23, 2015 at 07:35 PM

Though Johan Santana‘s comeback attempt briefly stalled when he experienced some shoulder discomfort, it appears he’s back on course, as Jon Heyman of CBS Sports tweets that the former Cy Young winner will throw a bullpen session today and ...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-23 15:52:18
via Twins Digest January 23, 2015 at 03:17 PM

The Twins announced that they have avoided arbitration with outfielder Jordan Schafer by agreeing to a one-year, $1.55MM contract. A look at MLBTR’s Arbitration Tracker shows that Schafer and his representatives at Relativity Baseball had filed ...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-23 00:29:52
via Twins Digest January 23, 2015 at 11:05 AM

Here’s the latest from around the AL Central… As far as Corey Kluber knows, his representatives haven’t had any talks with the Indians about an extension, the Cy Young Award winner told reporters (including Zack Meisel of the Northea...

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via Twins Digest January 21, 2015 at 02:41 PM

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-18 19:49:39
via Twins Digest January 18, 2015 at 07:11 PM

The Nationals now might be the favorites to sign Max Scherzer, and that’s a bit surprising, given the quality of their existing rotation and the fact that they don’t seem likely to push their payroll to Dodgers/Yankees levels, Barry Svrluga...

Snappers to Begin Memorial Brick Garden
via Twins Digest January 16, 2015 at 03:41 PM

You can memorialize a loved one, celebrate a special event or promote the goodwill of your business through the purchase of a Memorial Brick. With our commemorative brick campaign underway we will continue to enhance the place so many have come to call...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-16 13:20:14
via Twins Digest January 16, 2015 at 01:17 PM

This week, Jeff covers news from around the league before focusing on the Twins with beat writer Mike Berardino (1:30) and MLBTR’s own Steve Adams (32:55), who also talks about the week’s significant trades. Click here to subscribe to the ...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-16 11:43:49
via Twins Digest January 16, 2015 at 11:05 AM

With the deadline to exchange arbitration figures set for noon CT, there figure to be a large number of agreements to avoid arb today, as there were yesterday. All arbitration agreements can be followed using MLBTR’s Arbitration Tracker, and we&...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-15 16:02:19
via Twins Digest January 15, 2015 at 04:05 PM

The free agent market for Max Scherzer has been anything but traditional, writes MLB.com’s Mike Bauman. As Bauman notes, the dearth of clubs that have acknowledged interest in Scherzer is particularly peculiar, as is the fact that there have been...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-14 10:58:42
via Twins Digest January 14, 2015 at 11:05 AM

Though he receives only a $2.2MM guarantee, recently-signed Twins righty Tim Stauffer can earn significantly more through incentives, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer-Press reports. Stauffer can max out his deal at a total of $3.95MM ($1.75MM bo...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-13 12:01:00
via Twins Digest January 13, 2015 at 11:05 AM

As things stand, the Nationals have the game’s best rotation while the Royals have the top pen, ESPN.com’s Buster Olney opines (Insider links). Of course, the offseason is not yet over. Here are the latest notes on the pitching market:...

TwinsFest 2015
via Twins Digest January 10, 2015 at 05:23 PM

Coverage from the annual event in Minneapolis.

Beloit Snappers News List 2015-01-10 15:06:35
via Twins Digest January 10, 2015 at 03:53 PM

The Oakland A's acquired infielders Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from the Tampa Bay Rays for catcher John Jaso, minor league infielder Daniel Robertson and minor league outfielder Boog Powell, the club announced today.