Categories Archives: Minnesota

Sano ready to grab hold of third base for Twins

MINNEAPOLIS — With the Twins deciding to outright veteran Trevor Plouffe this offseason, third base is finally open for Miguel Sano to take over full-time. Sano, who came up as a shortstop and third baseman in the Minors, has played only 51 of his 1

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Pragmatic approach will define Twins in 2017

MINNEAPOLIS — After losing 103 games to finish with the worst record in the Majors in 2016, the Twins are looking to build a better foundation in ’17 with an eye on building a long-term winner under the direction of Derek Falvey and Thad Levin

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For Twins, 2016 brought challenges, change

MINNEAPOLIS — The Twins entered the year with optimism buoyed by their surprising 2015 campaign, but they leave ’16 ready to turn the page on a disappointing season that led to changes in the organization’s leadership. With expectations

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Source: Rosario to play for PR in WBC

Puerto Rico added a pair of Major Leaguers to its World Baseball Classic roster on Tuesday. Mets pitcher Seth Lugo and Twins outfielder Eddie Rosario have committed to play for Puerto Rico in the 2017 tournament, sources told MLB.com’s Jon Paul Moro

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Inbox: Hot Stove additions on horizon?

MINNEAPOLIS — It’s almost 2017, and the Twins are ready to turn the page on a disappointing 2016. But there’s optimism about a new front office led by Derek Falvey and Thad Levine, who hope to build the Twins into a consistent winner. So

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Gibson reflects on holiday traditions

MINNEAPOLIS — The holidays are always a busy time for Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson and his wife, Elizabeth, who make their offseason home in Fort Myers, Fla. But this year is even more hectic, as Elizabeth is due with their second child on Dec. 29

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Twins have reasons to trade or keep Dozier

MINNEAPOLIS — Coming off a 42-homer season with two years and $15 million left on his contract, Twins second baseman Brian Dozier obviously has plenty of trade value. Dozier, who hit .268/.340/.546 with 99 RBIs and 104 runs scored, was one of the be

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Twins add corner infield depth with signings

MINNEAPOLIS — The Twins added to their corner infield depth on Wednesday, signing first baseman/third baseman Matt Hague to a Minor League deal with an invitation to Spring Training. They also re-signed first baseman/outfielder Reynaldo Rodriguez to

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