In a sign that Korean slugger Byung-Ho Park is nearing a deal with the Minnesota Twins, reports say the two-time Korea Baseball Organization MVP is headed to the United States thiis weekend. Citing a report by a South Korean news agency, Mike Berardino …Share Tweet
yahoo.com Nov 23 (7 days ago)Former Minnesota Twins legend Rod Carew is hoping to receive a heart transplant. Carew was profiled in an article by Steve Rushin of Sports Illustrated, where he talks about his near-death experience following a massive heart attack. The details surroun…Share Tweet
Team effort lifts Scottsdale to Fall League titleMLB.com Nov 21The best prospects in baseball have finally taken their last bows of the season. The Scottsdale Scorpions capped off the latest Arizona Fall League campaign with a championship, and they earned a 6-4 victory over Surprise in Saturday's title game by vir…Share Tweet
Twins protect 7 prospects from Rule 5 DraftMLB.com Nov 20With Friday's deadline to add players to the 40-man roster to protect them from December's Rule 5 Draft, the Twins added outfielder Adam Brett Walker and pitchers Taylor Rogers, J.T. Chargois, Pat Dean, Mason Melotakis, Randy Rosario and Yorman Landa to…Share Tweet
Phils claim righty reliever Achter off waiversMLB.com Nov 20The Phillies on Friday added another arm for their bullpen competition in Spring Training, claiming right-hander A.J. Achter off waivers from the Twins.Share Tweet
Twins eye prospects to protect from Rule 5 DraftMLB.com Nov 19With the deadline to protect players from the Rule 5 Draft looming on Friday at 10:59 p.m. CT, the Twins have some tough decisions to make on who to add to their 40-man roster, with seven spots currently open.Share TweetIn what may be a prelude to a bigger trade, the Yankees sent the backup catcher John Ryan Murphy to the Twins for center fielder Aaron Hicks.Share Tweet
Twins acquire Palka in trade with D-backsMLB.com Nov 10The Twins have made upgrading at catcher one of their top priorities this offseason, and they cleared space for that to happen on Tuesday by trading backup catcher Chris Herrmann to the D-backs for Minor League outfielder/first baseman Daniel Palka.Share TweetTwins win rights to Korean slugger Park, but will his power translate?Share Tweet
Now-Retired Torii Hunter Has Plan to Stay in Baseballnytimes.com Nov 5Torii Hunter has concluded his playing career of 17-plus major league seasons, including more than a decade with the Minnesota Twins.Share Tweet
Torii retires with no regrets, plenty of thanksMLB.com Nov 5As Twins general manager Terry Ryan sat at the podium at Target Field and read off the list of accomplishments from Torii Hunter's 19-year Major League career, Hunter couldn't help himself. The tears started flowing, as it finally set in that his playin…Share Tweet
Twins' Rogers throws four scoreless in AFL winMLB.com Nov 2Alex Reyes might have drawn the crowd on Monday afternoon at Salt River Fields, but it was Taylor Rogers who stole the show.Share Tweet
Twins' Rogers sharp in Fall League actionMLB.com Oct 27Taylor Rogers, the No. 13 prospect in Minnesota's organization, gave up two hits in five scoreless innings of work. In total, he threw 63 pitches, 38 strikes.Share TweetMLB.com Oct 26Torii Hunter, the 20th overall pick in the 1993 Draft, has retired from Major League Baseball, the outfielder told The Star Tribune on Monday. The 40-year-old Hunter, who played 12 of his 19 seasons with the Twins, batted .277 with a .331 on-base percen…Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 5After losing at home to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday, the Minnesota Twins have been mathematically eliminated from the MLB postseason, meaning that they've effectively come to the end of the road in their 2015 season. As we'll do with each elimina…Share Tweetnytimes.com Oct 4Last year, the Kansas City Royals were the October darlings, winning their first eight postseason games to reach the World Series for the first time since before many of their players were born.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.
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Adande: Kobe Bryant is giving the Lakers an easy outNov 27As the Los Angeles Lakers consider whether to bring Kobe Bryant back, his declining play has basically made their decision for them.