Former Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor in June 2018. His 12-year-old son Ben wanted to see some baseball over spring break.

Winter-weary Molitor visits Twins: 'I picked a bad year to get fired'

If the Hall of Fame hitter is angry at Derek Falvey, the Twins' chief baseball officer, or his old team, it certainly doesn't show. Paul Molitor visited with new manager Rocco Baldelli in Fort Myers.

Twins 'first-team' offense looks good in victory over Red Sox

March 18
Minnesota Twins' Eddie Rosario follows through on a two-run home run in the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Boston Red Sox
Cleanup hitter Eddie Rosario launched a two-run homer Monday, Nelson Cruz bashed a ball off the center-field fence and Jorge Polanco had two hits and an RBI, scoring both times as the Twins beat the Red Sox 4-1 in a Grapefruit League game at Hammond Stadium.

Twins day at camp: Buxton again shows off his impressive speed

March 18
Twins center fielder Byron Buxton
The speedy center fielder reached base in all three trips to the plate Monday, twice easily stole second base, and even tagged up and raced to third base on a popup to shallow right field.
Justin Morneau, now a TV broadcast analyst for Twins games, has been given Opening Day first-pitch honors.

Morneau throws first pitch, Har Mar Superstar sings anthem at Twins opener

A former All-Star, a self-described "superstar" and a Stars and Stripes battlefield defender are headlining Opening Day festivities for the Twins next week.

Twins game in Sarasota against Baltimore rained out

The Twins now have six games remaining on their exhibition schedule.
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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March 18
At age 45, Ichiro Suzuki will start for the Mariners on Wednesday in his native Japan.

2019 MLB season set to open in Tokyo

The lure of playing another game or two in his home country helped draw 45-year-old Ichiro Suzuki back to the field this spring for the Mariners.
March 18
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios warms up before a spring training baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Monday, March 18, 2019, in F

Berrios working on his curveball to prepare for season

The 2018 All-Star already has a good curve, but he wants to throw a second one that has more straight up-and-down movement.
March 18
Ehire Adrianza hit a two-run single off Kansas City pitcher Heath Fillmyer last September, when the switch hitter had to resort to giving up hitting r

Adrianza enters end of Twins camp with no guarantees

Ehire Adrianza's righthanded swing is back, boosting his shot at staying with the Twins when they head north for the March 28 opener.


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  • Sunday, March 17
    Houston 7, Atlanta 3, F NY Yankees 5, Baltimore 3, F Boston 3, Tampa Bay 2, F
    Detroit 3, Atlanta 2, F Miami 4, St. Louis 2, F NY Yankees 7, Philadelphia 3, F
    Pittsburgh 8, Boston 1, F Washington 10, NY Mets 5, F Toronto 9, Minnesota 8, F
    Colorado 7, Chicago Cubs 2, F Cleveland 9, Cincinnati 9, F Milwaukee 9, LA Dodgers 8, F
    San Francisco 7, Kansas City 2, F Texas 7, Arizona 2, F Arizona 7, Chicago White Sox 3, F
    San Diego 6, LA Angels 2, F
  • Monday, March 18
    Baltimore 14, Detroit 1, F Minnesota 4, Boston 1, F St. Louis 4, Philadelphia 1, F
    Pittsburgh 4, Tampa Bay 2, F Miami 7, Washington 1, F Toronto 3, Detroit 2, F
    Washington 6, NY Mets 5, F San Francisco 5, Chicago White Sox 2, F San Diego 3, Cleveland 1, F
    Colorado 6, Cincinnati 3, F NY Yankees 7, Atlanta 4, F Texas 3, LA Dodgers 1, F
  • Today, March 19
    Atlanta 2, Washington 0, Bottom 8th Minnesota @ Baltimore Toronto @ Boston
    Philadelphia @ Houston NY Mets @ Miami NY Yankees 6, Tampa Bay 1, Bottom 7th
    Pittsburgh 3, Detroit 0, Bottom 8th Seattle @ Chicago Cubs Texas @ Milwaukee
    Chicago White Sox @ Cincinnati Chicago Cubs @ Kansas City Colorado @ LA Angels
    San Diego @ Arizona Cleveland @ LA Dodgers
  • Wednesday, March 20
    Seattle @ Oakland
  • Thursday, March 21
    Seattle @ Oakland
  • Friday, March 22
    Pittsburgh @ Tampa Bay St. Louis @ NY Mets Texas @ Chicago Cubs
    Arizona @ LA Dodgers Cincinnati @ Milwaukee Chicago White Sox @ LA Angels
    Detroit @ Atlanta NY Mets @ Houston Boston @ Minnesota
    Baltimore @ Toronto Philadelphia @ NY Yankees Washington @ Miami
    Chicago Cubs @ Cleveland San Francisco @ Kansas City San Diego @ Colorado
    LA Angels @ Seattle Colorado @ San Francisco
  • Saturday, March 23
    NY Mets @ Atlanta Pittsburgh @ Boston Tampa Bay @ Detroit
    Toronto @ NY Yankees Philadelphia @ Pittsburgh St. Louis @ Washington
    Chicago White Sox @ LA Dodgers Milwaukee @ Texas Cincinnati @ Cleveland
    Kansas City @ Milwaukee Arizona @ San Francisco LA Angels @ San Diego
    Minnesota @ Baltimore Houston @ Miami Chicago Cubs @ Colorado
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    Washington @ NY Mets Pittsburgh @ Baltimore Toronto @ Detroit
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    Miami @ St. Louis Cleveland @ Chicago White Sox Colorado @ Cincinnati
    Kansas City @ Texas Milwaukee @ Arizona Chicago Cubs @ San Diego
    Tampa Bay @ Atlanta San Francisco @ Oakland LA Dodgers @ LA Angels
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March 18
Mookie Betts

Red Sox using championship lineup for meeting with Twins today

The Red Sox have brought their stars to Hammond Field, so the game will have something of a regular-season feel to it.
March 18
Twins manager Rocco Baldelli.

Twins day at camp: Monday's lineup likely the same as the one for Opening Day

All the starters in Monday's game should be the same next week at Target Field.
March 17
Twins starting pitcher Fernando Romero delivered a pitch earlier this spring.

Fernando Romero roughed up for Twins in 9-8 loss to Toronto

Fernando Romero had allowed only one run in nine innings this spring, but he never located the strike zone Sunday against Toronto.
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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March 17
Ryne Harper is trying to earn another trip to the big leagues, and this time to pitch in a game. Harper spent three games with Seattle in 2017 but nev

Twins' Harper hopes to avoid being the next 'Moonlight' Graham

Ryne Harper has been called up to the majors but never got to pitch. Sound vaguely familiar?
March 16
Twins center fielder Byron Buxton was congratulated by third base coach Tony Diaz after hitting a two-run home run. Buxton is in line for a reboot thi

Souhan: A week at Twins spring training tells enough about upcoming season

Sights, sounds and observations from Twins camp in Fort Myers.
March 16
Minnesota Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson (44) made his way from the practice field to Hammond Stadium Thursday.

Twins rained out, but Gibson still gets work in

Kyle Gibson has made just two starts in exhibition games, so it was important for him to remain on schedule.
March 16
Tyler Duffey

Twins cut Duffey, De Jong from spring training camp

Both were long shots to make the team, but they didn't help their cause. Tyler Duffey posted a 7.04 ERA in seven appearances while Chase De Jong had a 10.45 ERA in five outings.
March 16
Will radar tracking be a boon or bust to calling balls and strikes? Experiments in the Atlantic League this season might reveal the answer.

Is MLB on the cusp of change with robot umpires and more?

Many proposed new rules are aimed at improving pace of play. So what do we think of all this?
March 16
Players and coaches watched as catchers took batting practice Saturday, a pregame insitution that might happen less often now.

On-field batting practice no longer the only pregame option for Twins hitters

The Twins are allowing players to select their pregame hitting drills a-la-carte. The Twins routinely cancel on-field batting practice on day games following night games and are willing to scratch it more often.
March 16

Twins send Tyler Duffey and Chase De Jong to minor league camp

The Twins are down to 44 players in camp with just over a week remaining in spring training. So there is plenty of work to be done.
March 16
Twins first base coach Tommy Watkins signed autographs in Fort Myers during spring training workouts.

Souhan: Twins coach Watkins turned minor league experience into major league job

Tommy Watkins spent 12 seasons in the Twins' minor league system as a player. When the Twins overhauled their field staff, they hired Watkins to be their first base coach.
March 16

Reusse: Baseball held to higher standard than other sports

There's much less tanking in baseball than in the NBA and NFL. And when things go awry around the diamond, we're outraged.
March 16
Minnesota Twins catcher Jason Castro

Twins crush 6 home runs, take MLB lead in spring training bombs

The Twins on Friday clubbed six home runs — including two by Ehire Adrianza — as they outlasted Baltimore 12-8 at Hammond Stadium. Willians Astudillo, Luke Raley and Tyler Austin also homered
March 15

Twins day at camp: Polanco away from team for a personal matter

At Jorge Polanco's request, no further details will be provided. But indications are Polanco should be able to pick up where he left off once he returns to camp.
March 15
Kyle Gibson mingled with teammates on Feb. 21 near a Twins practice field in Fort Myers, Fla.

Gibson, Twins talk contract after failing to agree on earlier deal

Kyle Gibson signed a one-year deal in January and is hoping a new deal keeps him in Minnesota.
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