Normalized relations between the United States and Cuba might finally remove a barrier for Cuban baseball players like former Twin Tony Oliva: The choice to defect.
Updated: December 18, 2014, - 07:24 AM
Some Cuban-Americans in Minnesota cheered news of normalizing relations with their homeland. By recent estimates, several thousand Cuba natives call the state home. Twins great Tony Oliva calls it “a great day for both countries.”
Updated: December 18, 2014, - 12:20 AM
Injuries and struggles at the plate left the former catcher frustrated this year as he adjusted to first base.
Updated: December 16, 2014, - 02:20 PM
After a $55 million deal, Ervin Santana becomes the fourth free-agent starting pitcher signed by Minnesota in the past two winters.
Updated: December 13, 2014, - 11:49 PM
Tony Oliva, Jim Kaat and Luis Tiant are part of the Golden Era vote for baseball's Hall of Fame. The results will be announced today.
Updated: December 08, 2014, - 05:24 PM
A panel will decide this weekend if ex-Twins stars Tony Oliva and Jim Kaat belong in Cooperstown.
Updated: December 04, 2014, - 11:44 PM
Only one spot remains with Joe Vavra, Neil Allen and Eddie Guardado in.
Updated: November 26, 2014, - 12:29 AM
Others left off are eligible to be selected by other teams in the Rule 5 draft.
Updated: November 24, 2014, - 08:42 PM
Allen has helped shepherd the pitchers who form the nucleus of one of the American League’s best pitching staffs to Tampa Bay.
Updated: November 24, 2014, - 07:14 AM