Twins' new scouting director Johnson promoted into tough spot

Twins' new scouting director Johnson promoted into tough spot

Sean Johnson, a former catcher at Wichita State who once dreamed of being a college coach, understands the significance of his appointment.

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The Twins are meeting with teams and agents as they explore ways to improve their ballclub
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December 7
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Rochester's Allen might be one of several shifting roles in Twins organization

According to two sources, Class AAA Rochester hitting coach Chad Allen was at the winter meetings Monday to discuss different roles with the club.
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December 7

Twins name Sean Johnson scouting director

The promotion comes after Johnson interviewed with other teams. But he wanted to remain with the Twins
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December 6
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Former Twins outfielder Chad Allen could join coaching staff

Chad Allen, who played for the Twins from 1999-2001 and currently is a minor league hitting coach, could join the major league staff.
Twins
December 6

Twins' Dozier knows trade chatter surrounding him is unavoidable

The second baseman wants to stay with the Twins but knows it's not his decision.

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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
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December 6

Will the Twins trade Dozier?

Twins trade rumors are swirling around Brian Dozier, but is he more valuable in Minnesota?
Twins
December 6

Winter meetings primer for Day Two

The Twins are looking to bolster their pitching staff during the winter meetings at National Harbor, Md., this week.
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December 6

Scoggins: Minnesota ticket-buyers sick of hope, hype — and losses

Sharply declining figures should alarm local teams. They also send a message: Fans are withholding financial support until they see their home teams start winning.
Twins
December 6

Dozier handles being in trade rumors

Twins second baseman arrives at winter meetings as trade rumors swirl.
Twins
December 5

Winter Meetings Confidential: Deron Johnson, Sean Johnson take on bigger roles

Deron Johnson is being elevated from Twins scouting director to senior adviser to the scouting department, and Sean Johnson, their West Coast supervisor, will take over as scouting director and oversee the draft.
Twins
December 5

A few quick hits at the end of Day One at the winter meetings

Brian Dozier's trade saga was the story of the day, as the Twins meet more of their staff and figure out ways to improve the roster.
Twins
December 5

Winter meetings update: How will Twins upgrade their rotation?

The Twins would like to add quality pitching at a time when there doesn't seem to be a lot of it available.
Twins
December 5

Dozier is Twins' most valuable chip at winter meetings today

Derek Falvey, the Twins' chief baseball officer, made it clear Sunday that he's not actively shopping former All-Star Brian Dozier, who is coming off a 42-homer, 99-RBI season. But they are listening to inquiries.
Twins
December 5

Day 1 for Twins at winter meetings: Brian Dozier set to arrive

Derek Falvey and Thad Levine continue to take stock of their new organization as the winter meetings begin just outside Washington, D.C.
Twins
December 5

Twins shake up scouting department

Deron Johnson, Sean Johnson get new responsibilities.
Twins
December 4

New boss Derek Falvey looks to make an imprint with Twins

The new baseball chief's personality and career have been defined by a relentless drive that could set a new tone for the Twins.
Twins
December 3

A look at baseball's winter meetings

Baseball's winter meetings begin Sunday in our nation's capital.
Twins
December 2

Former Twins media relations director Tom Mee dies at 88

Tom Mee began working with the Twins from the time of their arrival in 1961.
Twins
December 2

James Rowson takes on challenge with youngsters as Twins hitting coach

The new Twins hitting coach caught Derek Falvey's attention a few years ago.
Twins
December 2

Rowson named Twins hitting coach; Bill Smith leaving organization

The Twins have hired former Yankees minor league hitting coordinator James Rowson as their new hitting coach, according to a report by the New York Post.

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