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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-03-01 13:33:43
via Twins Digest March 01, 2015 at 12:47 PM

Commissioner Rob Manfred recently said that he could envision an MLB franchise based in Mexico one day.  For his part, MLBPA president Clark sounds open-minded to the concept, Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports writes. “Anytime the industry considers gro...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-02-26 19:53:50
via Twins Digest February 26, 2015 at 08:29 PM

The bonus pools for the 2015-16 international signing period have been determined, Baseball America’s Ben Badler reports, providing the full list of dollar figures.  While the Diamondbacks have the largest bonus pool (just under $5.394MM) of any...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-02-24 10:39:28
via Twins Digest February 24, 2015 at 11:05 AM

Joe Blanton, who is in Spring Training with the Royals on a minor league deal this year, missed the game more than he thought he would upon briefly retiring in 2014, writes ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick. Blanton spent his year off with his wife and three...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-02-22 19:55:27
via Twins Digest February 22, 2015 at 07:11 PM

Former Twins manager Ron Gardenhire has rejected a position within his old organization and will spend the year away from the game, MLB.com’s Rhett Bollinger writes. “He’s doing fine, but he’s not going to be participating with ...

Greetings from newly renovated Hammond Stadium
via Twins Digest February 20, 2015 at 04:29 PM

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Twins are among the last teams to report for Spring Training, as pitchers and catchers don’t report to the CenturyLink Sports Complex until Sunday. Sunday also marks the grand opening of the renovated CenturyLink Spor...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-02-18 13:17:54
via Twins Digest February 18, 2015 at 01:35 PM

Recently-retired veteran Kevin Youkilis will be joining the Cubs as a special assistant, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports on Twitter. The connection will be obvious for many: Youkilis rose to prominence and made most of his impact on the ...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-02-18 11:03:06
via Twins Digest February 18, 2015 at 11:05 AM

The agent for Cuban teenager Yoan Moncada, David Hastings, says that “offers are coming in,” Jon Morosi of FOX Sports tweets. Hastings says he is “still hopeful” that he and his client “can make a decision soon.” L...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-02-17 15:51:41
via Twins Digest February 17, 2015 at 03:35 PM

In a fascinating piece for FOX Sports, former big leaguer C.J. Nitkowski discusses his experiences looking for minor league deals. Nitkowski says that he often took it upon himself to look for the best opportunity, considering all aspects of the possib...

Buy 4 new seats, get $140 Diamond Dollars FREE
via Twins Digest February 17, 2015 at 11:47 AM

It's a special, one-day only offer for fans purchasing new season tickets on Wednesday, February 18.

2015 Single Game Tickets Go On Sale March 2nd
via Twins Digest February 16, 2015 at 04:47 PM

The Beloit Snappers have announced that single game tickets for the 2015 season will go on sale March 2, 2015. Fans may purchase tickets for any home game for the upcoming season in person, over the phone by contacting a Snappers representative at (608...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-02-15 12:14:48
via Twins Digest February 15, 2015 at 11:35 AM

The Pirates‘ signing of Jung Ho Kang didn’t represent a big expenditure in terms of today’s baseball dollars but it was a pretty big deal for a historically budget-conscious Pirates team, Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette writ...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-02-15 11:14:47
via Twins Digest February 15, 2015 at 11:05 AM

In today’s column, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe ranked every manager in baseball.  Giants skipper Bruce Bochy took the top spot for his ability to get great production of of good, but not great, talent.  After that, Bochy, Buck Showalter, ...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-02-14 19:19:23
via Twins Digest February 14, 2015 at 06:41 PM

Toronto will host the Pan American Games this summer from July 11 to July 19, writes Jon Morosi of FOX Sports. Team USA could field a potent roster headlined by Byron Buxton, Addison Russell, Corey Seager, and others. To be eligible, players cannot be ...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-02-14 17:12:25
via Twins Digest February 14, 2015 at 04:59 PM

The expensive costs of youth travel leagues are an obstacle to attracting young talent to baseball, Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen writes in a piece for The Players Tribune.  The full scholarships provided by college basketball or football ma...

Looking for 2015 National Anthem Performers
via Twins Digest February 13, 2015 at 02:41 PM

The Beloit Snappers are looking for talented individuals to perform the National Anthem before all home game dates for the 2015 season.

2015 Promotional Schedule Released
via Twins Digest February 13, 2015 at 11:05 AM

2015 Promotional Schedule Includes Fireworks, Giveaways and Family Fun at the Same Affordable Price as Last Season

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-02-11 21:50:03
via Twins Digest February 11, 2015 at 08:59 PM

The Brewers announced today that a mild right hamstring strain will cost All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy four to six weeks of action in Spring Training. Obviously, that news brings into question whether or not Lucroy can be ready for Opening Day with ...

Snappers Announce New Radio Partnership
via Twins Digest February 10, 2015 at 04:05 PM

The Beloit Snappers and Janesville Community Radio, Inc., are proud to announce a partnership where JCR will be the official station of the Beloit Snappers for the 2015 season. Snappers fans will hear 40 home games throughout the 2015 season on 103.5 F...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-02-10 14:58:49
via Twins Digest February 10, 2015 at 02:17 PM

Baseball Prospectus has released its top-100 (+1) prospects list, and it has some fairly significant differences of opinion at the top from other compilations. Most notably, BP lists Cubs standout Kris Bryant fifth overall, preferring the more well-rou...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-02-06 00:36:26
via Twins Digest February 06, 2015 at 11:05 AM

News broke earlier today that Victor Martinez will undergo knee surgery on Tuesday, and until the veteran slugger’s procedure is complete, the Tigers have no choice but to play the waiting game. “I don’t know what I need to fill [on t...