What to keep an eye on as spring games begin for Twins

What to keep an eye on as spring games begin for Twins

Now that the games have started in Florida, Paul Molitor and the Twins coaching staff will look to keep the team in line while monitoring several position battles and other issues.

Reusse: Hot hitting, not anger, fueled 2017 Twins to grab wild-card spot

February 24
Reusse: Hot hitting, not anger, fueled 2017 Twins to grab wild-card spot
Legend has it the Twins were agitated by trade deadline moves in 2017 and that sparked a wild-card run. In reality, four young hitters paved the way.

Twins' ninth-inning rally falls short in 4-3 loss to Boston

February 23
Twins' ninth-inning rally falls short in 4-3 loss to Boston
Both teams wore the dark blue caps of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High's baseball team, to show their support for the victims and survivors of last week's mass shooting
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19 minutes ago

Littell's penchant for winning games in the minors has been uncanny

Twins prospect Zack Littlell won't fall into the trap of making too much of his, albeit impressive, win totals
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2:47pm

Aybar shouldn't have much trouble settling in with the Twins

The Twins decided to add a little competition for a utility role on the team by bringing in a former All-Star and Gold Glove winner
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February 23

Twins to add veteran infielder Erick Aybar

A veteran of 12 major league seasons, Aybar was an All-Star for the Angels in 2014.
Twins
February 23

Dodgers claim J.T. Chargois after Twins place him on waivers

Chargois was waived to create a spot on the 40-man roster.
Twins
February 23

Twins play Red Sox while a couple of Santanas check things out

Former Cy Young winner Johan Santana visits his old team's clubhouse.

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February 23

Twins defeat Gophers on walk-off wild pitch in spring exhibition

The Twins fielded a lineup of players with little major league experience, but struggled against a Gophers team that is in the middle of a tour of Georgia and Florida.
Twins
February 22

Close or don't close, Twins' Reed just wants to win

New Twins pitcher Addison Reed gives team versatility in the bullpen. "I really don't care when I pitch," he said. "I just want us to win."
Twins
February 22

Gonsalves' command not sharp out of gate for Twins

He threw 28 pitches over two innings in an exhibition game the Twins won 2-1.
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February 22

Gonsalves pitches two scoreless innings in Twins exhibition

Young lefthander Stephen Gonsalves fell behind batters early and vows to work on his command.
Twins
February 22
Minnesota Twins relief pitcher J.T. Chargois (60) threw a pitch in the...

Twins place reliever Chargois on outright waivers

Twins righthander J.T, Chargois was injured most of last season and had fallen behind other pitchers in camp
Twins
February 22

Dozier 'fine' with MLB's pace-of-play rules

Rookies and invitees will get playing time as Paul Molitor's team faces his alma mater in an exhibition game. Stephen Gonsalves will start for the Twins.
Twins
February 22

Reusse: Baby, encouraging finish to '17 have Twins' Polanco feeling good

Becoming a father was the peak of an amazing 2017 for Jorge Polanco, where the highs and lows were dramatic personally and as a player.
Twins
February 21

Twins pitcher Hughes doesn't want to be the guy with the 'bad contract'

For the second consecutive season, Phil Hughes is coming off surgery to treat thoracic outlet syndrome, a condition that affects circulation in his shoulder.
Twins
February 21

Gonsalves could be the Twins' big fish on the mound - someday

Coming off a 2017 season in which he dominated the Class AA Southern League, Stephen Gonsalves comes to camp as a legitimate candidate, albeit a longshot, for the 2018 rotation.
Twins
February 21

Dozier can smile again as his painful bout with kidney stone ends

The Twins' second baseman returns to Twins camp after spending several days "on my knees" in pain.
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February 21

Twins third-base coach has his own great American pastime: birding

Twins third-base coach Gene Glynn watches for signals from his manager and the occasional bird.
Twins
February 20

Twins day at camp: Sanchez sees his opportunity

Now in Twins camp after signing a nonguaranteed contract that will pay him $2.5 million if he makes the team and $500,000 if he doesn't, Anibal Sanchez, 33, is out to prove he has something left.
Twins
February 20

Will a faster ballgame attract more fans? Attendance figures say otherwise

North Score: We've seen strong attendance for seasons with slower games, and poor attendance during seasons with faster games. Takeaway: Don't expect small tweaks to the rules to impact attendance.
Twins
February 20

Winter weary? Spend 60 seconds at Twins' spring training

The Twins had their first full-squad workout Monday in Fort Myers, Fla.
Twins
February 20

Baseball math: Faster games do not equal more fans

There’s no obvious relationship between pace of play and tickets sold, as the averages of the 2000s have shown: Year         Time      …
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