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Castro leads Twins with two-run homer
Catcher Jason Castro, who joined the Twins on a three-year deal in the offseason, connected on his first homer of the spring to lead Minnesota to a 5-2 win over the Nationals on Sunday at Hammond Stadium. ...
May hopes to build off momentum from debut
Trevor May doesn't lack confidence or conviction in his abilities, and now he's channeling his energy toward opening the season in the Twins' rotation for the first time in his career. ...
Twins' Berrios finding comfort on mound
After a forgettable rookie season that saw him post an 8.02 ERA in 14 starts, right-hander Jose Berrios is staying positive and continuing to work on his mechanics this spring. ...
See what's new on MLB.TV and catch all the action
MLB.TV is back, and it's better than ever. Watch live out-of-market games -- including almost 300 Spring Training games and the World Baseball Classic (in U.S.) without blackouts -- on more than 400 devices. ...
Hughes excited to be back on mound
Before his Spring Training debut in the Twins' 8-7 loss to the Red Sox on Saturday at JetBlue Park, right-hander Phil Hughes hadn't faced hitters in a game situation since a line drive fractured his left femur just above his knee on June 9. ...
Park stays hot in Grapefruit League action
The Red Sox made JetBlue Park look like it was Fenway Park in the middle of the summer, riding a strong offensive attack en route to an 8-7 victory over the Twins on Saturday afternoon. ...
In quest for job, Vogelsong brings perspective
Right-hander Ryan Vogelsong's career has been filled with ups and downs, including stints with two different teams in Japan and being released by the Pirates and Angels before turning his career around with two World Series championships with the Giants. ...
Molitor juggling playing time for backup catchers
Twins manager Paul Molitor said he's going to continue to find ways to get playing time for John Ryan Murphy, Chris Gimenez and Mitch Garver as they compete for the backup catcher role behind starter Jason Castro. ...
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. ...
Gibson, Park stand out in Twins' opener
Shortstop Tim Beckham, competing for a utility role, doubled and tripled to help lead the Rays to a 3-0 win over the Twins in the Grapefruit League opener for both teams Friday night at Hammond Stadium. ...
Gibson's new routine pays early dividends
Right-hander Kyle Gibson, who drastically changed his workout routine this offseason to improve his delivery, came away pleased with how everything felt in his Grapefruit League debut in the Twins' opener against the Rays on Friday night at Hammond Stadium. ...
Spring into fresh look for Twins' new year
Gear up for Spring Training with updated authentic caps, jerseys, socks and more, and wear what your favorite Twins are wearing. ...
Park steps up in first spring action
After being designated for assignment on Feb. 3 and subsequently not getting selected on waivers, Byungho Park knows how much this spring could mean for his future. ...
Mauer, Dozier will ease into spring games
First baseman Joe Mauer and second baseman Brian Dozier were both held out of the starting lineup for the Twins' Grapefruit League opener against the Rays on Friday. Mauer isn't expected to play until Wednesday against the Pirates, while Dozier is slated to make his debut on Sunday against the Natio ...
Fantasy Player Preview: Dominate your draft
From baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Twins' depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away. ...
Twins set rotation for first 5 spring games
The Twins announced their rotation for the first five Spring Training games, revealing clues about who will start Opening Day, and what the competition looks like for the fifth-starter job. ...
Vargas hopes to grab regular DH role
Kennys Vargas knows the door is wide open for him to stake his claim as the Twins' everyday designated hitter to open the season, and he's intent on making the most of his opportunity. ...
Breslow hopes new delivery will be effective
After a disappointing 2016 season that saw him post a 4.50 ERA in 14 innings and get released by two teams, left-handed reliever Craig Breslow decided to reinvent himself this offseason with a new arm slot. ...
Polanco's defense could be key for Twins
Barring anything unexpected, Jorge Polanco is expected to be Minnesota's starting shortstop on Opening Day, but manager Paul Molitor admitted the organization didn't handle Polanco correctly in 2016. ...
Chargois changes grip on his slider
Most fans don't realize there's any difference, but ask any player and they'll tell you the baseballs used in the Major Leagues are slightly different than the ones used in the Minors. ...
Perkins tosses 3rd 'pen session without issue
Heavy rain forced the Twins to alter their plans for their workout Wednesday morning, as the drills were moved into the batting cages to keep players dry. ...
Breaking down the Twins' Top 30 Prospects
A year ago at this time, the Twins had the fifth-best system in baseball according to MLBPipeline.com. This year, they didn't place in the top 10. So what happened? ...
Dozier a big fan of Glove Day
Twins second baseman Brian Dozier has used the same Wilson A2000 glove model since he was a freshman in high school in Mississippi. ...
Dream finally comes true for Twins coach
Jeff Smith has dreamed about reaching the Major Leagues since he was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in 1995. "I've been a Minnesota Twin for almost half my life," Smith said. "I bleed Minnesota Twins." ...
Twins president thanks fans, vows commitment
The Twins are coming off a rough year that saw them post the worst record in the Majors, but with their new leadership led by Derek Falvey and Thad Levine, Twins president Dave St. Peter believes brighter days are ahead. ...
Twins mourn passing of journalist Simons
Longtime Minnesota area sports journalist Rod Simons has passed away at the age of 56, the Twins have confirmed. Simons, who spent the last two decades covering sports in various parts of the country, passed away in Fort Meyers, Fla., while covering Twins Spring Training. ...
Twins' players take part in unique spring drills
There are the thousands of baseballs the Twins brought down to Fort Myers. There are even more than a few golf balls floating around the clubhouse. But it's some balls you might not expect that the Twins hope give them an edge this spring. ...
Slegers learning to fit in with Twins
In his first Major League Spring Training camp, Minnesota Twins pitcher Aaron Slegers is just trying to blend in. That's easier said than done when you are nearly 7 feet tall. ...
Molitor: Twins can learn from last season
Before the Twins held their first official full-squad workout on Sunday, manager Paul Molitor addressed all 62 players in camp, trying to the set the tone for the 2017 season. ...
After whirlwind winter, Haley ready to grind
As Justin Haley was preparing to make his final start for Leones del Escogido in the Dominican Winter League on Nov. 18, he received word from the Red Sox that he wasn't going to be added to the 40-man roster. It was the start of a whirlwind for Haley, who got married eight days later and was taken ...
May game for eSports involvement
As a Twins pitcher and an avid gamer, Trevor May knows plenty about what it takes to succeed in sports and eSports. ...
Perkins could open season on disabled list
Twins closer Glen Perkins continues to make progress in his recovery from labrum surgery, as he threw his second bullpen session of the spring without any issues on Saturday. ...
Erv ball: Santana likely Twins' Opening Day starter
Twins manager Paul Molitor essentially revealed that veteran Ervin Santana will be the club's Opening Day starter for a second straight season, but he hasn't told the right-hander about the decision in person yet. ...
Duff enough: Duffey ready to start or relieve
The Twins had high hopes for right-hander Tyler Duffey last year, but he struggled in spring with a 7.30 ERA, and ultimately opened the year at Triple-A Rochester. It was the sign of what was to come from Duffey, who went through a rough sophomore season with the Twins, with a 6.43 ERA in 26 starts. ...
Melotakis sustains mild oblique strain
Twins left-handed reliever Mason Melotakis suffered a mild right oblique strain before coming to camp, and isn't ready to start throwing bullpen sessions with the rest of his teammates. ...
Windup change has Berrios feeling confident
While his rookie season didn't go quite as planned, Twins right-hander Jose Berrios is ready to move on and believes a subtle change to his windup will help him bounce back this season. ...
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