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Five Twins looking for a rebound season in '16
The Twins were a surprise team in 2015, winning 83 games en route to their first winning season since 2010. But not everything went right for Minnesota, as several veterans and youngsters had down years. In Part I of our Spring Training preview series, we take a look at Twins players on the rebound ...
2016 Fantasy Player Preview
From baseball's brightest stars to the final man on the Twins bench, all the information you need to know is one click away. ...
Slimmed-down Graham feeling stronger, faster
It 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 about 170-175. ...
Murphy catching on with Twins in offseason
John 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. ...
Twins sending 7 Minor Leaguers to Classic
The Twins will have seven Minor Leaguers participating in the upcoming World Baseball Classic qualifying round, including five players on Team Australia and two on South Africa's roster. ...
Twins' Top 30 Prospects list
Who do the Twins have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Minnesota's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch. ...
Twins sign Quentin to Minor League deal
Veteran outfielder Carlos Quentin is coming out of retirement and signing a Minor League deal with an invitation to Spring Training with the Twins, the team announced Tuesday. ...
Hot Stove Tracker: Free agents and trades
Stay on top of all the Twins' offseason wheelings and dealings with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which will keep you up to date on the latest free-agent signings and player trades. ...
Ryan reflects on releasing Papi in 2003
In the spirit of Groundhog Day, MLB.com is taking a look at one move each general manager would like a do-over of if he had the chance. For Twins general manager Terry Ryan, it's an easy one: Minnesota famously released David Ortiz before the 2003 season and picked up shortstop Jose Morban in the Ru ...
Buxton has best package of tools among Top 100 Prospects
Ever 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 parallels to Mickey Mantle. Veteran scouts said Trout ...
Get to know the Twins' new faces with Two Truths and a Lie
15 days 'till ST: 2 truths and a lie with new Twins ...
Set to stay at third, Plouffe optimistic for 2016
Despite reports to the contrary, the Twins never shopped third baseman Trevor Plouffe at any point this offseason, as they believe he's still a big part of the club's future despite the signing of Byung Ho Park and the emergence of Miguel Sano. ...
Vargas hoping to capitalize on trip to Caribbean Series
Kennys Vargas says he is in the Dominican Republic with Puerto Rico's Cangrejeros de Santurce because he wants to be here, but the reality is that he has no other choice if he wants to show the Twins he can be a consistent big league player. ...
More than 15,000 fans flock to TwinsFest
After the Twins posted their first winning record since 2010 last season, TwinsFest had a different feel over the weekend as there was more buzz coming from fans at Target Field. ...
Park feeling welcome as he adjusts to life in US
Byung Ho Park, who joined the Twins on a four-year deal worth $12 million after the club won the bid for him with a posting fee of $12.85 million, spent this week in Minnesota trying to acclimate himself with the culture and meet his teammates at TwinsFest. ...
Emotional Carew stresses importance of heart health
Hall of Famer Rod Carew gave an emotional interview on stage at TwinsFest in front of hundreds of Twins fans Saturday morning, encouraging people to have their hearts checked after he suffered a major heart attack Sept. 20. ...
Sano switching to right field, with Torii's help
Much 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. ...
Buxton No. 2 prospect; Twins boast 6 on list
Byron Buxton fell from the No. 1 overall prospect to the No. 2 prospect, but the Twins placed six players on MLBPipeline.com's Top 100 Prospect list, as announced Friday night on MLB Network. ...
Torii, radio vet Gordon elected to Twins Hall of Fame
The Twins are adding two members to their Hall of Fame, as outfielder Torii Hunter and broadcaster John Gordon both were elected, the club announced at their annual media luncheon before TwinsFest on Friday. ...
Sano, Hunter honored at Diamond Awards
Miguel Sano was the big winner at the 11th annual Diamond Awards on Thursday at Target Field, as the young slugger took home both the Calvin R. Griffith Award for Twins MVP and the Bill Boni Award for Twins Most Outstanding Rookie. ...
Buxton tops MLB Pipeline's Top 10 OF Prospects list
For the third, and likely the last, time, this Top 10 -- the final by position ranking unveiled prior to the Top 100 prospects list -- is headed by the Twins' Byron Buxton. He's followed by the Rangers' Lewis Brinson and Nomar Mazara. ...
Inbox: Is big Hot Stove move near for Twins?
With the annual Diamond Awards at Target Field on Thursday and TwinsFest starting on Friday, it's a sure sign that Spring Training is right around the corner. ...
To Phil Hughes, Alex Rodriguez is #BaeRod
To Phil Hughes, Alex Rodriguez is #BaeRod ...
Fien sees stability after rocky road to Majors
While his Twins Winter Caravan teammate Byron Buxton took a straightforward route to the Majors as a former No. 2 overall Draft pick, Casey Fien's road to becoming a solid big league reliever was a bit more unconventional. ...
Twins sign Plouffe, wrap up arbitration cases
The 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. ...
Jepsen avoids arbitration, gets more than midpoint
The Twins avoided arbitration with reliever Kevin Jepsen on Friday, as they signed him to a one-year deal worth $5,312,500. ...
Don't underestimate Twins in 2016
The Minnesota Twins were a pleasant surprise last season. Nobody should be surprised if they become even better in 2016. ...
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