Ex-Twins reliever Matt Wisler agrees to join San Francisco Giants

The righthander turned his career around in Minnesota, but the team decided to non-tender him at Wednesday's deadline.

Twins could be ready to move on from Eddie Rosario

December 2, 2020
The Twins left fielder is due an eight-figure salary.

For Twins, life after Eddie Rosario means more youth, and hopefully a trade

December 8, 2020
Job well done, Eddie Rosario.
Slugger was a throwback player and served them well. But change is here, and more of it could be on the way.
Twins
December 8, 2020
Dick Allen

Reusse: Dick Allen recalled fondly by Blyleven in a Met Stadium tale

July 31, 1972: Dick Allen, the AL's MVP-to-be, became the first big-leaguer in 40 years with two inside-the-park home runs. It happened against the Twins with Blyleven pitching.
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December 7, 2020
Eddie Rosario signed an autograph for a fan during spring training in 2019.

Eddie Rosario, in Instagram letter and video, bids farewell to Twins fans

The left fielder played six seasons in Minnesota and was non-tendered at the deadline Wednesday.
St. Paul Saints pitcher Mark Hamburger handed out gum to kids after Education Day at a St. Paul Saints exhibition game in St. Paul, Minn., on Tuesday,
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December 5, 2020

No greater hero than Morris in World Series

Sid Hartman Instant replayEditor's note: On every remaining Sunday in 2020, the Star Tribune will republish a memorable Sid Hartman column from the archives. This…
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December 5, 2020

Joyful espionage of MLB winter meetings missed as Twins plot free agent moves

Annual MLB gathering is an espionage party that will be hard to replace.
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December 4, 2020
Minnesota Twins Senior Vice President and General Manager Thad Levine greeted third baseman Miguel Sano (22), who sat out of drills again Tuesday and

Twins GM Thad Levine is candidate to run Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies' president is former Twins executive Andy MacPhail.
Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer, right, point to each other as they acknowledge fans during a
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December 4, 2020
Eddie Rosario and Malik Beasley.

Reusse: Logic takes vacation as Beasley rewarded, Rosario rejected

Overall, Wednesday was a day that reinforced this for Minnesotans: Life isn't fair, even in the lucrative world of professional sports.
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December 3, 2020

Twins will move on without Eddie Rosario; Berrios, Buxton sign

Berrios and Buxton agree to one-year contracts.

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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Minnesota 36 24 .600 0 24-7 12-17 6-4
    Cleveland 35 25 .583 1 18-12 17-13 8-2
    Chicago White Sox 35 25 .583 1 18-12 17-13 2-8
    Kansas City 26 34 .433 10 15-15 11-19 5-5
    Detroit 23 35 .397 12 12-15 11-20 2-8
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Tampa Bay 40 20 .667 0 20-9 20-11 8-2
    NY Yankees 33 27 .550 7 22-9 11-18 4-6
    Toronto 32 28 .533 8 17-9 15-19 6-4
    Baltimore 25 35 .417 15 13-20 12-15 3-7
    Boston 24 36 .400 16 11-20 13-16 6-4
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Oakland 36 24 .600 0 22-10 14-14 5-5
    Houston 29 31 .483 7 20-8 9-23 4-6
    Seattle 27 33 .450 9 14-10 13-23 5-5
    LA Angels 26 34 .433 10 16-15 10-19 6-4
    Texas 22 38 .367 14 16-14 6-24 4-6
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago Cubs 34 26 .567 0 19-14 15-12 4-6
    St. Louis 30 28 .517 3 14-13 16-15 6-4
    Cincinnati 31 29 .517 3 16-13 15-16 7-3
    Milwaukee 29 31 .483 5 15-14 14-17 5-5
    Pittsburgh 19 41 .317 15 13-19 6-22 4-6
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Atlanta 35 25 .583 0 19-11 16-14 6-4
    Miami 31 29 .517 4 11-15 20-14 5-5
    Philadelphia 28 32 .467 7 19-13 9-19 3-7
    NY Mets 26 34 .433 9 12-17 14-17 3-7
    Washington 26 34 .433 9 15-18 11-16 7-3
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Dodgers 43 17 .717 0 21-9 22-8 8-2
    San Diego 37 23 .617 6 21-11 16-12 5-5
    San Francisco 29 31 .483 14 19-14 10-17 4-6
    Colorado 26 34 .433 17 12-18 14-16 4-6
    Arizona 25 35 .417 18 16-14 9-21 6-4
  • Batting Average
    N. Cruz MIN .303
    J. Polanco MIN .258
    E. Rosario MIN .257
    M. Kepler MIN .228
    M. Gonzalez MIN .211
  • Home Runs
    N. Cruz MIN 16
    M. Sano MIN 13
    E. Rosario MIN 13
    B. Buxton MIN 13
    M. Kepler MIN 9
  • Runs Batted In
    E. Rosario MIN 42
    N. Cruz MIN 33
    B. Buxton MIN 27
    M. Sano MIN 25
    M. Kepler MIN 23
  • Earned Run Average
    K. Maeda MIN 2.70
    J. Berrios MIN 4.00
  • Wins
    K. Maeda MIN 6
    R. Dobnak MIN 6
    J. Berrios MIN 5
    R. Hill MIN 2
    (6) Players 2
  • Strikeouts
    K. Maeda MIN 80
    J. Berrios MIN 68
    T. May MIN 38
    M. Wisler MIN 35
    (2) Players 31
  • Batting Average
    D. LeMahieu NYY .364
    T. Anderson CWS .322
    D. Fletcher LAA .319
    J. Abreu CWS .317
    A. Verdugo BOS .308
  • Home Runs
    L. Voit NYY 22
    J. Abreu CWS 19
    M. Trout LAA 17
    J. Ramirez CLE 17
    (2) Players 16
  • Runs Batted In
    J. Abreu CWS 60
    L. Voit NYY 52
    M. Trout LAA 46
    J. Ramirez CLE 46
    R. Devers BOS 43
  • Earned Run Average
    S. Bieber CLE 1.63
    D. Keuchel CWS 1.99
    C. Bassitt OAK 2.29
    H. Ryu TOR 2.69
    K. Maeda MIN 2.70
  • Wins
    S. Bieber CLE 8
    G. Cole NYY 7
    M. Gonzales SEA 7
    K. Maeda MIN 6
    (7) Players 6
  • Saves
    B. Hand CLE 16
    L. Hendriks OAK 14
    R. Pressly HOU 12
    A. Colome CWS 12
    (2) Players 9
  • Batting Average
    J. Soto WAS .351
    F. Freeman ATL .341
    M. Ozuna ATL .338
    T. Turner WAS .335
    D. Solano SF .326
  • Home Runs
    M. Ozuna ATL 18
    F. Tatis Jr. SD 17
    A. Pollock LAD 16
    K. Calhoun ARI 16
    (4) Players 16
  • Runs Batted In
    M. Ozuna ATL 56
    F. Freeman ATL 53
    M. Machado SD 47
    F. Tatis Jr. SD 45
    (2) Players 42
  • Earned Run Average
    T. Bauer CIN 1.73
    Y. Darvish CHC 2.01
    D. Lamet SD 2.09
    J. deGrom NYM 2.38
    Z. Davies SD 2.73
  • Wins
    Y. Darvish CHC 8
    Z. Davies SD 7
    M. Fried ATL 7
    C. Kershaw LAD 6
    (3) Players 6
  • Saves
    J. Hader MIL 13
    B. Kintzler MIA 12
    K. Jansen LAD 11
    M. Melancon ATL 11
    D. Hudson WAS 10
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December 3, 2020
Minnesota Twins pitcher Taylor Rogers.       ] CARLOS GONZALEZ • cgonzalez@startribune.com – Minneapolis, MN – August 31, 2020, MLB, Target Fiel

The Six Million Dollar Man: Twins sign reliever Taylor Rogers

In a rarity, the team won't have anyone headed to arbitration after finishing contracts with all players who were tendered.
The Kernels snapped a six-game losing streak defeating the Clinton LumberKings at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium on Tuesday night May
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December 2, 2020
Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Tyler Duffey

Twins reach deal with Duffey; Rosario decision still pending

Tyler Duffey agreed to a one-year contract worth $2.,2 million; Eddie Rosario cleared waivers this afternoon, and the Twins have until 7 p.m. to make him an offer for 2021.
Twins
December 2, 2020
Eddie Rosario picked the wrong year -- and wrong era -- to cash in

Eddie Rosario picked the wrong year -- and wrong era -- to cash in

Are you’re wondering: Isn’t Rosario one of the Twins’ best players? Why would they just let him go? Here are some answers based on how baseball has changed.
Twins
December 2, 2020
Reliever Thielbar gets one-year deal from Twins

Reliever Thielbar gets one-year deal from Twins

The 33-year-old lefthanded reliever, who is a native of Randolph, Minn., returned to the majors last season after a five-year absence.
Sports
December 1, 2020

The Twins' seven arbitration-eligible players

The Twins have seven arbitration-eligible players — players with more than three years but less than six years of service time who aren't already under…
Twins
December 1, 2020
Trevor May

Former Twins reliever May set to sign with New York Mets

The 31-year-old righthander spent six seasons in Minnesota and was known as a hard-throwing strikeout pitcher. He's reportedly getting a two-year deal.
Sports
November 30, 2020
Minnesota Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz (23) celebrated his solo homer in the fourth inning that tied the score 3-3.   ]  JEFF WHEELER • jeff.

Twins' new affiliates in St. Paul and Wichita will be announced this week

The St. Paul Saints will leave independent baseball to become the Class AAA team for the Twins. What's unclear is if the Saints are paying the entire cost of entering affiliated ball — reports over the summer indicated a cost of as much as $20 million — or if the Twins will contribute.
Twins
November 30, 2020
Baldelli video adds fuel to St. Paul Saints becoming Twins' farm team

Baldelli video adds fuel to St. Paul Saints becoming Twins' farm team

The potential Twins-Saints affiliation was advanced recently — via a hat tip, literally and figuratively — from Twins manager Rocco Baldelli.
Sports
November 20, 2020
Ft. Myers Miracle starting pitcher Jordan Balazovic (31) throws in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Palm Beach Cardinals at Roger Dean

Twins add Balazovic, Ober and Rortvedt to their 40-man roster

The American League Central champions have 37 players on the roster as free agency continues.
Twins
November 20, 2020
New Miami Marlins general manager Kim Ng poses for a photo at Marlins Park

Souhan: Ng's hiring as Marlins GM flouts sexism, racism in sports

Kim Ng is eminently qualified to run a professional sports team, as are many other women and people of color.
Twins
November 18, 2020
Josh Donaldson signed autographs at TwinsFest on Jan. 24.

TwinsFest, Twins Caravan canceled because of virus concerns

The Twins said they will bring fans a series of virtual experiences throughout the offseason, with details to be announced in coming weeks.
Twins
November 18, 2020
Target Field was bereft of fans last season because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Twins announce donations to nonprofits to address education gaps

A plan designed to advance social equity by investing in children was unveiled by the Twins, including $380,000 being distributed to 26 area nonprofits.
Sports
November 13, 2020
Elizabethton, TN  Twins farm teams, June 2012 Ray Smith, manger

Twins' rookie league team folds, ending manager Ray Smith's 33-year stint

The former major league catcher spent 26 seasons managing the Elizabethton team.