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  1. Third-base options for the Giants

    David Schoenfield

    The Giants need a third baseman. Right now, the team's website lists Joaquin Arias as the starting third baseman, and that's not a good depth chart if you're counting on Joaquin Arias to be your starting third baseman. You know this, the Giants know ...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  2. Yohan Pino signed by Kansas City Royals

    The Royals signed former Twins right-hander Yohan Pino on Monday and designated reliever Casey Coleman for assignment.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2014
  3. Quick thoughts: Dodgers upgrade their D

    David Schoenfield

    It was quite the exciting winter meetings. A few thoughts on some of those recent transactions ... 1. Dodgers trade Matt Kemp and Dee Gordon, acquire Howie Kendrick, Jimmy Rollins and Yasmani Grandal. It's risky blowing up a 94-win team, and al...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  4. Ervin Santana gets four years from Minnesota Twins

    Enrique Rojas

    Ervin Santana reached an agreement with the Minnesota Twins on a four-year, $55 million deal, a source told ESPNdeportes.com.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2014
  5. Mets nix Escobar-for-Gee swap

    Adam Rubin

    Eduardo Escobar #5 SS Minnesota Twins 2014 STATS GM133 HR6 RBI37 R52 OBP.315 AVG.275 SAN DIEGO -- The Minnesota Twins offered Eduardo Escobar to the Mets for Dillon Gee, but were rebuffed by the Amazin's, who did not view Escobar as a su...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  6. Torii Hunter berates reporter in news conference for Minnesota Tw...

    Torii Hunter scolded a beat reporter in a news conference Wednesday in which the newly signed outfielder was introduced by the Minnesota Twins, calling the journalist a derogatory word four times near the end of the media session in Minneapolis.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2014
  7. Torii Hunter returning to Minnesota Twins on 1-year deal

    Torii Hunter, the 16-year veteran free-agent outfielder, is returning to his roots with the Minnesota Twins.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2014
  8. Source: Rangers interested in Torii Hunter

    Calvin Watkins

    According to a source, free-agent outfielder Torii Hunter has interest in several teams, including the Texas Rangers, Minnesota Twins and Baltimore Orioles. Hunter, 39, has told teams that he wants to sign a one-year contract and play for a franch...

    Blog | November 30, 2014
  9. 'Good guy' Allen a smart hire for the Twins

    Mark Simon

    A few years ago, during a conversation with a former major league manager in between tapings of "Baseball Tonight," the topic of my favorite baseball player came up. "Oh, he's one of the good ones," said the manager after giving me the usual puzz...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
  10. Key issues on this year's Hall of Fame ballot

    David Schoenfield

    Hall of Fame season is kind of like Christmas season: It brings gifts and memories but also a lot of acrimony and stress, and it lasts way too long. Hall of Fame ballots were mailed out Monday to eligible members of the Baseball Writers' Association ...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  11. Twins interview, pass on Viola as coach

    Adam Rubin

    Adam RubinFrank Viola is expected to remain pitching coach for Triple-A Las Vegas.NEW YORK -- Frank Viola interviewed by phone for the vacant Minnesota Twins pitching coach position, but will not be hired, he told the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Viola...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  12. End-of-season Haiku for every team

    Diane Firstman

    Congrats to the Giants on their World Series victory. Let's look back at the year on the diamond for all 30 teams, in regular season win total order, through traditional Japanese verse: ANGELS Trout league's best player? Shoemaker pleasant sur...

    Blog | November 07, 2014
  13. Each team's worst position, Part 2

    David Schoenfield

    Here's the first part of our ranking of each team's worst position in 2014. We conclude with our final 15 teams and positions that might be looking to upgrade during the offseason. 16. Minnesota Twins LF/RF: 2.6 wins below average Yes, Byron B...

    Blog | November 06, 2014
  14. Minnesota Twins keep Tom Brunansky as hitting coach

    The Minnesota Twins' coaching staff under new manager Paul Molitor will have at least one holdover: hitting coach Tom Brunansky.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2014
  15. Can Molitor turns Twins into winners again?

    David Schoenfield

    Interesting take from Jim Souhan of the Minneapolis Star Tribune on the Minnesota Twins hiring Paul Molitor as manager, suggesting one problem with Ron Gardenhire was the coddling of players, Joe Mauer in particular. Souhan's column included this bit...

    Blog | November 05, 2014
  16. Paul Molitor introduced as new manager of Minnesota Twins

    Hall of Famer Paul Molitor has officially taken over as manager of the Minnesota Twins. And he says "I have no doubt this is where I'm supposed to be."

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2014