1. Spring Game Four: Minnesota Twins 7, New York Yankees 3

    The Minnesota Twins lineup has undoubtedly showed up thus far, and the early result has been four games and four victories...

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  2. Spring Game Three: Minnesota Twins 5, New York Yankees 4

    The Minnesota Twins advanced to 3-0 on the spring with a 5-4 victory over the New York Yankees, yet it had little to do with the teams' main roster players...

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  3. Spring Game Two: Twins 10, Reds 4

    Two games, two wins. Thus far, the Minnesota Twins pitchers and hitters have shown up, and each time, there has been no doubt about victory. That won't matter a month from now, but nonetheless, the wins are nice to see...

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  4. Spring Game One: Twins 5, Red Sox 2

    When it comes to Spring Training, the final score is irrelevant. Ultimately the reason each game is played is for players to renew their swings and tune up their arms for the start of the season that matters -- the regular season...

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  5. Minnesota Twins: The 11-Man Pitching Staff

    When the Minnesota Twins signed Joe Crede over the weekend, manager Ron Gardenhire brought out the idea of going with an 11-man pitching staff...

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  6. A Worthwhile Risk

    Since the day of Corey Koskie, third base has been a problematic position for the Twins. It's been a player-by-committee position, and over the past three seasons, it hasn't worked out to say the least...

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  7. Even After Joe Crede Acquisition, Matt Macri is Safeā€”For Now

    When the Minnesota Twins agreed to a deal with Joe Crede late last night, it seemed as if the writing was on the door for Matt Macri. The Twins would need to clear a spot on the 40-man roster, and Macri was the obvious guy...

    Alex Written by Alex about almost 6 years ago 85 reads 0 comments

  8. Joe Crede's a Minnesota Twin

    La Velle reported this morning that Joe Crede is officially headed to Fort Myers, Florida. The two sides have agreed to a contract, that virtually nobody could have seen coming a week ago...

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  9. Minnesota Twins Get Active This Offseason Signing Juan Cruz and Joe Crede

    How one night can change the entire off-season. When it seemed almost nothing would happen, the Minnesota Twins have come out of nowhere, and according to reports late last night, signed Joe ...

    Alex Written by Alex about almost 6 years ago 515 reads 2 comments

  10. Report: Twins, Crede Close

    According to a report by Jon Heyman of SI.com, the Minnesota Twins and third basemen Joe Crede are close to a one-year deal. Free agent third baseman Joe Crede's closing in on a deal with the Twins, SI...

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  11. Minnesota Twins Camp Report: Day Three

    The Minnesota Twins are now up to day three in Fort Myers, and today, with the arrival of both Delmon Young and Denard Span, among a few others, the entire spring Major League roster is now in Florida—two days early...

    Alex Written by Alex about almost 6 years ago 49 reads 0 comments

  12. Gagne for What?

    Eric Gagne was almost a Twin. In fact, Gagne informed the Twins, just shortly before they turned him away, that he would accept a one-year, $3 million offer to bolster the bullpen...

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  13. First Take: Minnesota Twins Spring Notes

    It sure doesn't seem like spring, why are all of these guys gathering down south to play baseball? While it's still cold up north, it sure isn't bothering to see baseball resume, and Opening Day isn't too far off now...

    Alex Written by Alex about almost 6 years ago 25 reads 0 comments

  14. Minnesota Twins: Where Things Stand

    It seems as though the offseason comes and goes each year with rumors of upgrades for the Minnesota Twins, but ultimately no major moves go through. This year has been no different...

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  15. Matt Forte Adds Spark to Chicago Bears Offense

    A famous poet once wrote, “Only those who will risk going too far, can possibly find out how far one can go.” That exact remark states the biggest difference between former Chicago ...

    Alex Written by Alex about almost 6 years ago 83 reads 0 comments

  16. Ty Wigginton Starting at Third...

    Ty Wigginton? The Houston Astros before the deadline, non-tendered third basemen Ty Wigginton, making him a free agent. The Twins need a third basemen, and they just so happen to like Wigginton dating back to his days with the Rays...

    Alex Written by Alex about almost 6 years ago 601 reads 5 comments

  17. Minnesota Twins: Playing General Manager

    The offseason is one of the best times of the year. It’s the only time that you can think about making big moves to put your team over the top; it’s the only time you can ...

    Alex Written by Alex about almost 7 years ago 247 reads 0 comments

  18. Offseason Roundtable: Week One

    The offseason is finally here, and with it comes the first year of the Offseason Roundtable. The weekly feature will include anywhere from three or more questions in each edition, and ...

    Alex Written by Alex about 6 years ago 182 reads 2 comments

  19. Pat Neshek: Was Rehab the Right Choice?

    After injuring his throwing elbow in May this past season, Minnesota Twins reliever Pat Neshek was diagnosed with a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament. However, no surgery was required, as it was determined that rehab would heal the injury...

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  20. A Sad Day: No Pat Neshek in 2009 for Twins

    Pat Neshek was injured unexpectedly last season in early May, and although he missed the remainder of the season, the organization and fans everywhere were relieved to find out that it was only a partial tear of the ligament and no surgery was required...

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  21. Matt Holliday's Impact on the Twins

    Matt Holliday went from Colorado to Oakland yesterday, and while it doesn’t have anything to do with the Twins, it could affect them indirectly...

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  22. Minnesota Twins: Rumors, Rumors, Rumors

    Each year, right after the World Series, the rumors begin to fly. Who will be retained? Who will be signed in the market? Who will be traded? All of these questions we attempt to answer...

    Alex Written by Alex about 6 years ago 1,352 reads 2 comments

  23. Twins: Span, Blackburn Recognized in AL Rookie Voting

    Player, Club 1st 2nd 3rd Points Evan Longoria, TB 28 140 Alexei Ramirez, CWS 18 5 59 Jacoby Ellsbury, BOS 7 5 26 Mike Aviles, KC 2 3 9 Armando Galarraga, DET ...

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  24. MiLB Free Agents: Twins Have 14

    I asked Joe Christensen if he was aware of who the Minnesota Twins minor league free agents were, and today he sent me the list, and posted them on his blog as well...

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  25. AFL Observations: Manship and Valencia

    The Arizona Fall League kicked off at the start of October, and for the last month some players from the Twins organization have impressed while some have, well, lets just say, not played well...

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