MLB.com Updated Feb 11 (yesterday)
Twins Minor Leaguer James Beresford had four hits and drove in three runs as Australia cruised by the Philippines, 11-1, prompting the mercy rule after seven innings on Thursday in the second game of the World Baseball Classic Qualifier at Blacktown Int…Share Tweet
Slimmed-down Graham feeling stronger, fasterMLB.com Feb 5It would've been easy to understand if Twins reliever J.R. Graham's teammates didn't recognize him at TwinsFest last weekend. Graham showed up to the event having lost roughly 30-40 pounds this offseason, as he went from weighing 210 last season to abou…Share Tweet
Murphy catching on with Twins in offseasonMLB.com Feb 4John Ryan Murphy woke up from a midday nap after an early morning hunting session with his friend in Virginia on Nov. 11 and noticed he had a voicemail on his cellphone.Share Tweet
Carlos Quentin to Try Comeback With Twinsnytimes.com Feb 2Outfielder Carlos Quentin and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a minor league contract, giving the 33-year-old a chance to revive his career.Share Tweet
Best package of tools among Top 100 ProspectsMLB.com Feb 2Ever since Byron Buxton started tearing up the low Class A Midwest League and emerging as baseball's best prospect in 2013, the Twins center fielder started drawing comparisons to Mike Trout. Trout had done the same three seasons earlier, earning parall…Share Tweet
The No. 1s: Best tools of Top 100 ProspectsMLB.com Jan 30No prospect combines hitting for power and average better than Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager, which is the main reason that he ranks No. 1 on MLBPipeline.com's new Top 100 Prospects list. No prospect has better all-around tools than Twins outfielder By…Share Tweet
Sano switching to right field, with Torii's helpMLB.com Jan 30Much has been made about Miguel Sano's impending move to right field after the Twins decided to hold onto third baseman Trevor Plouffe and sign Byung Ho Park to be a designated hitter this offseason, but the young slugger doesn't see it as a big deal.Share Tweet
Carew, on Mend From Heart Attack, Eyes Twins Spring Trainingnytimes.com Jan 30Rod Carew is about four months removed from a massive heart attack that nearly killed him.Share Tweet
Hunter to be among Twins' spring guest coachesESPN.com Jan 29Hunter to be among Twins' spring guest coachesShare Tweet
MLB's No. 1 prospect? The case for BuxtonMLB.com Jan 25Leading up to Friday's release of the 2016 Top 100 Prospects list, MLBPipeline.com state the case for five players who could arguably be considered baseball's No. 1 prospect. Jim Callis starts the series with the case for Twins outfielder and reigning t…Share Tweet
Twins sign Plouffe, wrap up arbitration casesMLB.com Jan 25The Twins wrapped up their final arbitration case Monday when they agreed to a one-year contract worth $7.25 million with third baseman Trevor Plouffe.Share Tweet
It's the 13th anniversary of Ortiz-to-BostonMLB.com Jan 21On Jan. 22, 2003 -- exactly 13 years ago today -- the Red Sox made a move that wasn't considered all that significant. It was on that day that they signed David Ortiz, a 27-year-old DH who had just been non-tendered by the Twins, to a one-year deal wort…Share Tweet
Don't underestimate Twins in 2016MLB.com Jan 21The Minnesota Twins were a pleasant surprise last season. Nobody should be surprised if they become even better in 2016.Share Tweet
Twins top prospect Buxton knows time is nowMLB.com Jan 19Byron Buxton was caught off-guard when he heard the news that fellow center fielder Aaron Hicks was traded to the Yankees for catcher John Ryan Murphy in mid-November.Share Tweet
Five teams, five favorites to win AL CentralMLB.com Jan 17The White Sox and Tigers have gotten better, possibly way better. The Indians and Twins have made impactful additions. And that other team in the American League Central just won the World Series. Welcome to baseball's most competitive race.Share TweetMLB.com Jan 15After left-hander Tommy Milone agreed to a one-year deal worth $4.5 million to avoid arbitration on Thursday, the Twins avoided arbitration with reliever Casey Fien and infielders Eduardo Escobar and Eduardo Nunez on Friday. The Twins, however, have yet…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 11When Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh missed a chip-shot field goal Sunday to lose to Seattle at home instead of sending his team to the divisional round of the playoffs, one longtime Vikings fan could relate to the awful feeling Walsh was experienc…Share Tweet
Twins hope Park follows in Kang's footstepsMLB.com Jan 6Pirates shortstop Jung Ho Kang made the adjustment to life in the Majors last year, and Twins manager Paul Molitor is hoping for a similar transition for Byung Ho Park, who was signed by the Twins this offseason to a four-year deal worth $12 million.Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 19, 2015It's the holiday season and teams all over MLB are getting into the spirit. That would include the Minnesota Twins, who perhaps showed off the most holiday cheer, in addition to a considerable amount of creativity, by releasing their own version of &quo…Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 16, 2015With Major League Baseball determined to provide a safer ballpark experience for fans, the Minnesota Twins have taken a lead position in providing the necessary protection. On Wednesday, the Twins announced plans to install new protective netting at Tar…Share Tweet
Sano leaves winter ball to focus on conditioningMLB.com Dec 14, 2015Miguel Sano has decided to shut it down in the Dominican Winter League to focus on his conditioning and outfield work, Twins general manager Terry Ryan said.Share Tweet
Molitor sees Plouffe as key piece to Twins' puzzleMLB.com Dec 7, 2015Twins manager Paul Molitor met with the media on the first day of the Winter Meetings on Monday, and reiterated his desire for third baseman Trevor Plouffe not to be traded this offseason.Share TweetByung Ho Park's arrival at Target Field was met with the first snowstorm of the season. An evening meal after signing his four-year, $12 million contract with the Twins was local fare, not one of the Korean first baseman/designated hitter's usual delica…Share Tweet
Keith Law's Best And Worst Farm SystemsJan 26Keith Law says the Cubs and Twins are among the most stacked farm systems, but finds the Tigers' cupboard barren after a year of trades to help the big club.
Keith Law's Top MLB ProspectsJan 26Keith Law breaks down the three best prospects from his list of the top 100 major league prospects.
Twins Lock Up Phil HughesDec 22ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses the Twins' three-year contract extension with Phil Hughes.
Desperate Twins Land Ervin SantanaDec 11ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses the Twins' signing of free-agent pitcher Ervin Santana.