Adrianza looking for elusive job security with Twins

Adrianza looking for elusive job security with Twins

Ehire Adrianza is in Twins camp to kick off spring training - his third organization in a month after being released by San Francisco and Milwaukee.

Reusse: Twins shouldn't disregard Danny Santana at shortstop

February 22
Reusse: Twins shouldn't disregard Danny Santana at shortstop
The Twins might be better off throwing Danny Santana into the shortstop competition rather than have him chasing fly balls this spring.

Meet the Twins' 88-year-old groundskeeping guru

February 22
Meet the Twins' 88-year-old groundskeeping guru
George Toma has been working as groundskeeper since landing his first job at the age of 12 for the Wilkes-Barre Barons minor league team in 1941.
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Hartman: MVPs Peterson, Mauer have gone from cornerstones to question marks

The Vikings and Twins must ponder the worth of Adrian Peterson and Joe Mauer as their mighty contracts come due.
Twins
February 22

Twins day at camp: Protection screen not always needed during BP

The Twins leave it up to the pitcher to decide, and a majority of pitchers in camp have elected to not pitch behind a protective screen.
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Twins
February 22

Baseball leaders brief Twins on collective bargaining agreement

Official gives Twins an update on new CBA, and touches on financial issues closer to home.
Twins
February 22

Twins spring training has the look of summer

Twins at spring training in Fort Myers, Fla.
Twins
February 22

New Twins hitting coach Rowson has hands-off approach

James Rowson was hired as Twins hitting coach because of his ability to communicate and help hitters grow. He sees his job as helping players find their swing, as long as they put in the work.

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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 94 67 .584 0 53-28 41-39 6-4
    Detroit 86 75 .534 8 45-35 41-40 5-5
    Kansas City 81 81 .500 13.5 47-34 34-47 4-6
    Chicago White Sox 78 84 .481 16.5 45-36 33-48 6-4
    Minnesota 59 103 .364 35.5 30-51 29-52 4-6
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Boston 93 69 .574 0 47-34 46-35 5-5
    Baltimore 89 73 .549 4 50-31 39-42 7-3
    Toronto 89 73 .549 4 46-35 43-38 6-4
    NY Yankees 84 78 .519 9 48-33 36-45 5-5
    Tampa Bay 68 94 .420 25 36-45 32-49 3-7
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Texas 95 67 .586 0 53-28 42-39 5-5
    Seattle 86 76 .531 9 44-37 42-39 6-4
    Houston 84 78 .519 11 43-38 41-40 3-7
    LA Angels 74 88 .457 21 40-41 34-47 8-2
    Oakland 69 93 .426 26 34-47 35-46 3-7
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago Cubs 103 58 .640 0 57-24 46-34 6-3
    St. Louis 86 76 .531 17.5 38-43 48-33 6-4
    Pittsburgh 78 83 .484 25 38-42 40-41 2-7
    Milwaukee 73 89 .451 30.5 41-40 32-49 5-5
    Cincinnati 68 94 .420 35.5 38-43 30-51 5-5
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 95 67 .586 0 50-31 45-36 6-4
    NY Mets 87 75 .537 8 44-37 43-38 7-3
    Miami 79 82 .491 15.5 40-40 39-42 3-7
    Philadelphia 71 91 .438 24 37-44 34-47 2-8
    Atlanta 68 93 .422 26.5 31-50 37-43 8-2
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Dodgers 91 71 .562 0 53-28 38-43 5-5
    San Francisco 87 75 .537 4 45-36 42-39 7-3
    Colorado 75 87 .463 16 42-39 33-48 2-8
    Arizona 69 93 .426 22 33-48 36-45 5-5
    San Diego 68 94 .420 23 39-42 29-52 4-6
  • Batting Average
    T. Milone MIN 1.000
    J. Berrios MIN 1.000
    H. Santiago MIN .333
    J. Polanco MIN .282
    R. Grossman MIN .280
  • Home Runs
    B. Dozier MIN 42
    M. Sano MIN 25
    M. Kepler MIN 17
    T. Plouffe MIN 12
    B. Park MIN 12
  • Runs Batted In
    B. Dozier MIN 99
    M. Sano MIN 66
    M. Kepler MIN 63
    J. Mauer MIN 49
    K. Suzuki MIN 49
  • Earned Run Average
    E. Escobar MIN 0.00
    B. Kintzler MIN 3.15
    E. Santana MIN 3.38
    R. Pressly MIN 3.70
  • Wins
    H. Santiago MIN 13
    T. Duffey MIN 9
    E. Santana MIN 7
    R. Pressly MIN 6
    K. Gibson MIN 6
  • Strikeouts
    E. Santana MIN 149
    H. Santiago MIN 144
    T. Duffey MIN 114
    K. Gibson MIN 104
    M. Tonkin MIN 80
  • Batting Average
    J. Altuve HOU .338
    M. Betts BOS .318
    D. Pedroia BOS .318
    M. Cabrera DET .316
    M. Trout LAA .315
  • Home Runs
    M. Trumbo BAL 47
    N. Cruz SEA 43
    E. Encarnacion TOR 42
    K. Davis OAK 42
    B. Dozier MIN 42
  • Runs Batted In
    D. Ortiz BOS 127
    E. Encarnacion TOR 127
    A. Pujols LAA 119
    M. Betts BOS 113
    H. Ramirez BOS 111
  • Earned Run Average
    A. Sanchez TOR 3.00
    J. Verlander DET 3.04
    M. Tanaka NYY 3.07
    C. Kluber CLE 3.14
    R. Porcello BOS 3.15
  • Wins
    R. Porcello BOS 22
    J. Happ TOR 20
    C. Kluber CLE 18
    D. Price BOS 17
    C. Sale CWS 17
  • Saves
    Z. Britton BAL 47
    F. Rodriguez DET 44
    S. Dyson TEX 38
    D. Robertson CWS 37
    A. Colome TB 37
  • Batting Average
    D. LeMahieu COL .348
    D. Murphy WAS .347
    J. Votto CIN .326
    C. Blackmon COL .324
    J. Segura ARI .319
  • Home Runs
    C. Carter MIL 41
    N. Arenado COL 41
    K. Bryant CHC 39
    M. Kemp ATL 35
    F. Freeman ATL 34
  • Runs Batted In
    N. Arenado COL 133
    A. Rizzo CHC 109
    M. Kemp ATL 108
    D. Murphy WAS 104
    A. Duvall CIN 103
  • Earned Run Average
    K. Hendricks CHC 2.13
    J. Lester CHC 2.44
    N. Syndergaard NYM 2.60
    M. Bumgarner SF 2.74
    J. Cueto SF 2.79
  • Wins
    M. Scherzer WAS 20
    J. Lester CHC 19
    J. Cueto SF 18
    J. Arrieta CHC 18
    (5) Players 16
  • Saves
    J. Familia NYM 51
    K. Jansen LAD 47
    M. Melancon WAS 47
    A. Ramos MIA 40
    J. Gomez PHI 37
  • Tuesday, February 21
  • Wednesday, February 22
  • Today, February 23
  • Friday, February 24
    NY Mets @ Boston Baltimore @ Detroit Philadelphia @ NY Yankees
    Cincinnati @ San Francisco Tampa Bay @ Minnesota
  • Saturday, February 25
    Toronto @ Atlanta Minnesota @ Boston Houston @ Detroit
    St. Louis @ Miami NY Yankees @ Philadelphia Baltimore @ Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh @ Tampa Bay Washington @ NY Mets Oakland @ Chicago Cubs
    Cincinnati @ Cleveland Chicago White Sox @ LA Dodgers Chicago Cubs @ San Francisco
    Kansas City @ Texas Colorado @ Arizona Milwaukee @ LA Angels
    Seattle @ San Diego
  • Sunday, February 26
    Houston @ Atlanta Pittsburgh @ Baltimore Washington @ Minnesota
    Toronto @ NY Yankees Miami @ St. Louis Boston @ Tampa Bay
    Philadelphia @ Toronto Detroit @ NY Mets Cleveland @ Chicago Cubs
    Colorado @ Chicago White Sox San Francisco @ Cincinnati Texas @ Kansas City
    LA Dodgers @ Milwaukee LA Angels @ Oakland Arizona @ Colorado
    San Diego @ Seattle
  • Monday, February 27
    NY Yankees @ Baltimore St. Louis @ Boston Atlanta @ Detroit
    Miami @ Minnesota Tampa Bay @ Philadelphia Washington @ St. Louis
    Pittsburgh @ Toronto Houston @ NY Mets Chicago White Sox @ Chicago Cubs
    Texas @ Cleveland Colorado @ LA Dodgers Oakland @ San Francisco
    Milwaukee @ Texas Cincinnati @ Arizona San Diego @ LA Angels
    Kansas City @ Seattle
  • Tuesday, February 28
    St. Louis @ Atlanta NY Yankees @ Boston NY Mets @ Miami
    Detroit @ NY Yankees Baltimore @ Philadelphia Toronto @ Pittsburgh
    Minnesota @ Tampa Bay Houston @ Washington LA Angels @ Chicago Cubs
    Seattle @ Chicago White Sox Chicago White Sox @ Cincinnati Kansas City @ Milwaukee
    Cleveland @ Oakland Arizona @ Texas LA Dodgers @ Colorado
    San Francisco @ San Diego
Twins minor-league report: Game updates, stats and more
In the minors Twins minor-league report: Game updates, stats and more
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Here's where you can get daily box scores for the Twins' minor league teams, player statistics and links to all of the squads from Triple-A to the rookie league
Twins
February 22

Rain forces Twins to alter workout schedule

Steady rain in Fort Myers is expected for most of the day. Twins have to make sure pitchers remain on their throwing programs
Twins
February 22

MLB to push forward with process for rule changes

Major League Baseball intends to push forward with the process that could lead to possible rule changes involving the strike zone, installation of pitch clocks and limits on trips to the pitcher's mound.
Twins
February 22

Facebook in talks with MLB to livestream games

It may soon be a lot easier to watch those coveted games of your other favorite baseball team. Facebook is in talks with Major League Baseball…
Twins
February 22

Twins day at camp: For now, pitching on hold for Shuck

J.B. Shuck loves that he has major league pitching experience — and he's hoping he will get plenty more. But that must wait. His current focus is making the Twins as an outfielder.
Twins
February 21

Twins pitcher Gibson tossing out traditional training methods

The 29-year-old former first-round draft choice decided he had to do something drastic after muddling through a discouraging season that included six weeks on the disabled list and a fat ERA.
Twins
February 21

Rod Simons, Twin Cities broadcaster, dies at 56

Rod Simons, a Twin Cities broadcast journalist and former sports anchor at KSTP television, died Monday in Fort Myers, Fla., where he was covering Twins spring training. He was 56.
Twins
February 21
Minnesota Twins infielder Niko Goodrum (71) watched as infielder Leona...

Extra work: Twins getting a lot done before practice officially starts

Officially, Twins workouts begin at 9 a.m. each morning. But these days, hardly anyone waits until 9 to get started.
Twins
February 20

Twins' day at camp: Polanco ended up at short despite little prep last year

Polanco's case has been somewhat complicated. Signed as a shortstop out of the Dominican Republic in 2009, some Twins evaluators felt he was better suited at second base as he moved up the system. But Polanco would change their minds with bursts of strong play at short.
Twins
February 20

Twins liven up their hill climb with a football

Twins' Cedar Rapids manager Tommy Watkins used a football to make hill-climb drudgery more fun for minor leaguers on Monday.
Twins
February 20

Molitor admits Polanco development should have been handled differently

Twins ended their second day of full squad workouts at CenturyLink Sports Complex. The Grapefruit League season begins Friday.
Twins
February 20

Molitor's message to Twins: Try not to stink again

There are 28 new players and coaches in trainingcamp this year, but many of the culprits responsible for last season's 103 losses were back as manager Paul Molitor listed his objectives for 2017.
Sports
February 20

RandBall's guide to the best Twins giveaways of 2017

This news could be more significant than any offseason roster additions or projections in determining which games (and how many) you will attend this season.
Twins
February 20
Minnesota Twins pitching coach Neil Allen (41) talked to pitcher Hecto...

Will Twins pitchers be up to coach's strike-throwing challenge?

Pitchers have to prove to coach Neil Allen they can throw fastballs for quality strikes before they are allowed to work on their breaking stuff.
Polls
February 20

Poll: Which professional All-Star game is the best?

Twins
February 19

Twins' day at camp: A pair of Mauers share knowledge

Jake Mauer now takes part in the Twins' major league camp, working alongside his more famous brother. It's the first time he has worked with the major leaguers, though Jake is well-known in Fort Myers, having spent three seasons managing the Class A Miracle.