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Rock Cats Set To Host Hot Stove Luncheon on Thursday, January 29, 2015 in Downtown Hartford
via Twins Digest December 19, 2014 at 12:53 PM

Popular Event Celebrating Baseball At Gershon Fox Ballroom from 12-2PM

Mike Quade tabbed as Wings new skipper
via Twins Digest December 19, 2014 at 12:05 PM

The Minnesota Twins have hired former Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade as manager of the Rochester Red Wings.

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-19 00:55:30
via Twins Digest December 19, 2014 at 11:05 AM

The Braves have reportedly been trying to package Chris Johnson or B.J. Upton along with one of their more desirable trade targets, and the Royals at least had some interest in Johnson, MLB.com’s Mark Bowman reports.  Kansas City’s greater...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-18 00:49:59
via Twins Digest December 17, 2014 at 11:59 PM

The White Sox, Yankees and Astros have spent heavily on relief help this offseason, and ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick wonders if they’ll end up regretting their expensive contracts for veteran relievers. “In the last couple of years we’...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-14 01:20:45
via Twins Digest December 14, 2014 at 11:05 AM

The Marlins do not think they’ll have to pay out the entire $325MM balance of Giancarlo Stanton‘s contract, Pirates president Frank Coonelly told a crowd (including the Tribune-Review’s Rob Biertempfel) at PirateFest Saturday. Speakin...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-13 20:00:32
via Twins Digest December 13, 2014 at 07:11 PM

The Twins had interest in their own former pitcher Francisco Liriano on the free agent market, but when Liriano agreed to terms with the Pirates, the Twins quickly changed course and ended up with Ervin Santana, Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press writ...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-13 14:13:25
via Twins Digest December 13, 2014 at 01:47 PM

The Twins have designated lefty 1B/OF Chris Parmelee for assignment to clear space on their 40-man roster for Ervin Santana, Phil Miller of the Star Tribune tweets. Parmelee, who will be 27 in February, hit .256/.307/.384 in 270 plate appearances for t...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-11 20:16:49
via Twins Digest December 11, 2014 at 08:35 PM

Here are today’s minor transactions, with the newest moves at the top of the post… The Twins have signed right-hander Brayan Villarreal to a split contract, ESPN’s Enrique Rojas reports (via Twitter).  The deal contains an invitatio...

Athletics Trade 2013 Snapper, House, to Rockies
via Twins Digest December 11, 2014 at 03:17 PM

The Oakland Athletics have traded former Beloit Snapper, RHP Austin House, to the Colorado Rockies in the trade that also sent Mark Canha to the Athletics.

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-11 13:59:06
via Twins Digest December 11, 2014 at 01:17 PM

1:00pm: It is a done deal, according to reports from LaVell A. Neall III of the Star Tribune (via Twitter) and Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com (Twitter link). 12:59pm: The Twins are nearing a four-year, approximately $54MM deal with free agent starter Erv...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-11 04:47:49
via Twins Digest December 11, 2014 at 11:05 AM

The Rule 5 Draft takes place at 11am Central on Thursday, with live audio coverage at MLB.com. The Rule 5 involves players who have been with their teams several years (five seasons if they signed at 18 or younger, four years if they signed at 19 or ol...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-10 19:57:08
via Twins Digest December 10, 2014 at 08:29 PM

The Twins are “pushing to get [a] deal” with free agent right-hander Ervin Santana, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports (Twitter link).  Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports (via Twitter) hears that the Twins have made an offer to Santana, th...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-10 14:20:23
via Twins Digest December 10, 2014 at 01:23 PM

The Mets are confident they will find a deal to move starter Dillon Gee this week, Jack Curry of the YES Network reports on Twitter. There has been a lot of chatter on Gee with multiple teams, he notes, reflecting other recent reports. We have already ...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-10 11:27:57
via Twins Digest December 10, 2014 at 11:05 AM

With Jon Lester off the market, we should start to see some dominoes fall.  Here are the latest pitching rumors from around baseball.. Dillon Gee is the most likely Mets pitcher to go in trade, followed by Jon Niese and Bartolo Colon, according t...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-09 23:23:26
via Twins Digest December 09, 2014 at 11:11 PM

10:23pm: The Rockies and Twins have also spoken to New York about Gee, Jon Morosi of FOX Sports tweets. 9:31pm: Up to six teams are interested in Gee, MLB Network Radio’s Jim Duquette reports (hat tip to Andy Martino of the New York Daily News). ...

Beloit Snappers News List 2014-12-09 14:47:21
via Twins Digest December 09, 2014 at 04:05 PM

The Oakland Athletics have traded former Beloit Snapper, RHP Michael Ynoa, to the Chicago White Sox in the trade that also sent Jeff Samardzija to the White Sox.

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-08 23:18:11
via Twins Digest December 08, 2014 at 10:29 PM

If the Cubs land Jon Lester, an industry source tells Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports (on Twitter) they’re next move would be to pursue a big bat – to go along with Miguel Montero – to try and accelerate their revival. The Cubs are report...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-08 20:46:38
via Twins Digest December 08, 2014 at 09:05 PM

The Tigers declined to open up a spot on their 40-man roster prior to today’s deadline, which means that they will not be adding anyone in the Rule 5 draft, as Chris Iott of MLive.com writes.  The Tigers protected infielder Dixon Machado and pi...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-08 18:40:42
via Twins Digest December 08, 2014 at 06:35 PM

Earlier today, Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos addressed reporters in San Diego.  Here’s a look at some of the highlights from that plus more.. When asked about how much trade interest there has been in catcher Dioner Navarro, AA said: “I&#...

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-08 16:10:11
via Twins Digest December 08, 2014 at 04:35 PM

Before he joined the Yankees, the Astros actually offered Andrew Miller a deal that included not only four guaranteed years but also a fifth-year option, ESPN.com’s Jerry Crasnick reports on Twitter. It remains to be seen how Houston will reallo...