Tag Archives: Minnesota Twins

Posted on May 22, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Minnesota Twins announced late Monday night that they have designated veteran pitcher Phil Hughes for assignment. The move was not a shock considering Hughes’ performance this season. However, it was a surprise considering Hughes is under contract through the end of next season. The Twins will […]

Posted on March 27, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Minnesota Twins were one of the biggest surprises in baseball last year, earning a wild-card spot. They have followed that up with a few notable moves this offseason to complement a young, talented roster. Will those moves help the Twins beat out the Indians at the […]

Posted on March 10, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Slowly but surely, the top free agents left on the market are finding a home. The latest is starting pitcher Lance Lynn. Multiple reports have confirmed that the Minnesota Twins have agreed to sign Lynn to a one-year deal worth $12 million. Signing Lynn figures to be […]

Posted on February 25, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Minnesota Twins appear to be putting the finishing touches on a productive offseason. According to multiple sources, the Twins have agreed to sign former Rays and Marlins first baseman Logan Morrison. The deal is worth $5.5 million plus incentives with an $8 million vesting option for […]

Posted on February 18, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Tampa Bay Rays spent the first Saturday night of spring training wheeling and dealing. First, they acquired first baseman C.J. Cron from the Los Angeles Angels for a player to be named later. That move coincided with designating Corey Dickerson for assignment to free up a […]

Posted on February 11, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine With Yu Darvish signing with the Cubs, the free agent market finally has some movement at the top. The next domino to fall figures to be former Cubs starter Jake Arrieta. Earlier this offseason, the Twins and Brewers were the perceived favorites to sign him. That may […]

Posted on February 7, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Even before the start of spring training, the Minnesota Twins have been hit by the injury bug. The Twins announced Tuesday that ace Ervin Santana will be sidelined for 10 to 12 weeks following surgery on his right middle finger. Thus, Santana may not be able to […]

Posted on January 23, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The MLB free agent market has shown some signs of waking up in recent days. However, many of the top free agents remain available, most notably Yu Darvish. Earlier this offseason, we predicted each team’s odds of landing Darvish. But since then, there have been changes to the […]

Posted on January 13, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Minnesota Twins are not letting a slow offseason stop them from rebuilding their bullpen. They added another piece to that bullpen Saturday, agreeing to terms with Addison Reed. The deal is reportedly worth just under $17 million over two years. Previously this offseason, the Twins also […]

Posted on December 28, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano has been accused of sexual assault. Betsy Bissen, a photographer, made the accusation on Twitter Thursday as part of the #MeToo movement. Bissen previously took photographs at Twins games and currently works for the St. Paul Saints, an independent baseball team. She […]

Posted on December 22, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After a slight delay, the baseball hot stove is finally starting to heat up. It seems likely that the next domino to fall will be starting pitcher Yu Darvish. Other than perhaps Jake Arrieta, Darvish is considered the top starter on the free agent market this winter. […]

Posted on December 1, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The most sought-after free agent in baseball this winter is officially eligible to sign with any team. MLB owners voted on Friday and unanimously approved the new posting agreement for Japanese players. As a result, two-way Japanese sensation Shohei Ohtani can begin negotiating with major league teams. […]

Posted on November 27, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine With Japanese sensation Shohei Ohtani set to be officially posted as early as Friday, teams across baseball are preparing pitches to convince him to sign with them. One surprising contender for Ohtani’s services could be the Minnesota Twins. While the Twins aren’t typically big spenders in free […]

Posted on November 26, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine One of the top free agent pitchers on the market this winter is Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta. Other than Yu Darvish, there may be no better starting pitcher available this winter. Arrieta may also be among the first players to sign, especially with the market for […]

Posted on November 15, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine When 2017’s Manager of the Year Award was announced Tuesday night, it wasn’t quite as cut and dry as the Rookie of the Year award. But in the end, there were two winners that were more than deserving of the honor. Paul Molitor of the Minnesota Twins […]

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