Johan Santana elected to Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame

Johan Santana elected to Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame

Santana won two Cy Young Awards with the Twins and was named three times to the American League All-Star team.

Right field concourse at Target Field might no longer be a nightmare

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Right field concourse at Target Field might no longer be a nightmare
As good a reputation as Target Field enjoys, those who came to the ballpark enough times grew to have a handful of complaints. The twins are trying to address a significant one near the ballpark's main entrances,

Baseball union rejects pitch clock, limits on visits to pitcher's mound

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Baseball union rejects pitch clock, limits on visits to pitcher's mound
The players' association rejected Major League Baseball's proposal to institute 20-second pitch clocks and limits on mound visits, a move that dares management to unilaterally impose the changes designed to speed pace of games.
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Twins show off plans to ease right field congestion at Target Field

Tired of getting stuck in a long line of people? Your troubles might soon be over.
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January 19

Buzz about Vikings a positive for Twins as well

Twins pitchers and catchers report to Fort Myers on Feb. 13, just nine days after the Super Bowl in Minneapolis.
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January 18

Jim Kaat will join Twins as special assistant

The 79-year-old broadcaster pitched 25 seasons in the major leagues, including 15 with the Twins organization.
Twins
January 18
Minnesota Twins owner Jim Pohlad shook hands with former Twins first b...

Justin Morneau officially retires, joins Twins as special assistant

"I was fortunate to live my dream every day," said Justin Morneau, 36, the former Twins first baseman who was the American League MVP in 2006.
Vikings
January 17

'A knowledgeable fan is an engaged fan': More leagues turn to analytics

Advanced stats are now readily available, a win-win for leagues and fans.

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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 102 60 .630 0 49-32 53-28 7-3
    Minnesota 85 77 .525 17 41-40 44-37 7-3
    Kansas City 80 82 .494 22 43-38 37-44 5-5
    Chicago White Sox 67 95 .414 35 39-42 28-53 6-4
    Detroit 64 98 .395 38 34-47 30-51 2-8
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Boston 93 69 .574 0 48-33 45-36 5-5
    NY Yankees 91 71 .562 2 51-30 40-41 6-4
    Tampa Bay 80 82 .494 13 42-39 38-43 6-4
    Toronto 76 86 .469 17 42-39 34-47 5-5
    Baltimore 75 87 .463 18 46-35 29-52 2-8
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 101 61 .623 0 48-33 53-28 8-2
    LA Angels 80 82 .494 21 43-38 37-44 4-6
    Seattle 78 84 .481 23 40-41 38-43 4-6
    Texas 78 84 .481 23 41-40 37-44 2-8
    Oakland 75 87 .463 26 46-35 29-52 6-4
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago Cubs 92 70 .568 0 48-33 44-37 7-3
    Milwaukee 86 76 .531 6 46-38 40-38 5-5
    St. Louis 83 79 .512 9 44-37 39-42 3-7
    Pittsburgh 75 87 .463 17 44-37 31-50 7-3
    Cincinnati 68 94 .420 24 39-42 29-52 2-8
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 97 65 .599 0 47-34 50-31 5-5
    Miami 77 85 .475 20 42-36 35-49 5-5
    Atlanta 72 90 .444 25 37-44 35-46 3-7
    NY Mets 70 92 .432 27 37-44 33-48 5-5
    Philadelphia 66 96 .407 31 39-42 27-54 5-5
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Dodgers 104 58 .642 0 57-24 47-34 8-2
    Arizona 93 69 .574 11 52-29 41-40 6-4
    Colorado 87 75 .537 17 46-35 41-40 5-5
    San Diego 71 91 .438 33 43-38 28-53 3-7
    San Francisco 64 98 .395 40 38-43 26-55 5-5
  • Batting Average
    J. Altuve HOU .346
    A. Garcia CWS .330
    E. Hosmer KC .318
    J. Ramirez CLE .318
    J. Reddick HOU .314
  • Home Runs
    A. Judge NYY 52
    K. Davis OAK 43
    J. Gallo TEX 41
    N. Cruz SEA 39
    (4) Players 38
  • Runs Batted In
    N. Cruz SEA 119
    A. Judge NYY 114
    K. Davis OAK 110
    J. Upton LAA 109
    E. Encarnacion CLE 107
  • Earned Run Average
    C. Kluber CLE 2.25
    C. Sale BOS 2.90
    L. Severino NYY 2.98
    M. Stroman TOR 3.09
    E. Santana MIN 3.28
  • Wins
    C. Carrasco CLE 18
    J. Vargas KC 18
    C. Kluber CLE 18
    D. Pomeranz BOS 17
    (2) Players 17
  • Saves
    A. Colome TB 47
    R. Osuna TOR 39
    C. Kimbrel BOS 35
    K. Giles HOU 34
    E. Diaz SEA 34
  • Batting Average
    C. Blackmon COL .331
    D. Murphy WAS .322
    J. Turner LAD .322
    J. Votto CIN .320
    B. Posey SF .320
  • Home Runs
    G. Stanton MIA 59
    C. Bellinger LAD 39
    C. Blackmon COL 37
    N. Arenado COL 37
    M. Ozuna MIA 37
  • Runs Batted In
    G. Stanton MIA 132
    N. Arenado COL 130
    M. Ozuna MIA 124
    P. Goldschmidt ARI 120
    A. Rizzo CHC 109
  • Earned Run Average
    C. Kershaw LAD 2.31
    M. Scherzer WAS 2.51
    S. Strasburg WAS 2.52
    R. Ray ARI 2.89
    G. Gonzalez WAS 2.96
  • Wins
    C. Kershaw LAD 18
    Z. Greinke ARI 17
    Z. Davies MIL 17
    M. Scherzer WAS 16
    A. Wood LAD 16
  • Saves
    K. Jansen LAD 41
    G. Holland COL 41
    F. Rodney ARI 39
    C. Knebel MIL 39
    W. Davis CHC 32
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January 16

TwinsFest is coming to Target Field this weekend

What you need to know about TwinsFest this weekend:
Vikings
January 16

Meet the Star Tribune's new sports analytics writer, Chris Hine

Star Tribune sports is expanding to include analytics-based stories and a reporter fascinated with such things.
Twins
January 15

Not much biting for free agents, but Twins still want to land big one

None of the top dozen or so starting pitchers available this winter has signed a contract yet, and that, manager Paul Molitor theorized, might work to his team's advantage.
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January 15

Twins Ice Fishing Classic

The Twins Ice Fishing Classic was held at Madison Lake on Monday, with fans and Twins players competing to catch the biggest fish.
Twins
January 15

Twins officially sign Reed; designate Boshers for reassignment

Reed's deal is two years and $16.75 million. Boshers has 24 hours to clear waivers and be reassigned.
Twins
January 13

Bring in the arms: Veteran additions to the Twins bullpen

The Twins have remade their bullpen this offseason by signing three relievers with a combined 35 years of major league experience.
Twins
January 13

Reliever Addison Reed agrees to 2-year deal with Twins

Reed projects to become one of the primary set-up men to newcomer Fernando Rodney, though he has closing experience, too.
Twins
January 12

Twins agree to contracts with four players; Gibson still unsigned

Only starting pitcher Kyle Gibson is unsigned among the team's arbitration eligible players.
Twins
January 12

Reusse: Twins front office bringing in the brainpower

The environment surrounding the Twins has changed dramatically since Derek Falvey took over the baseball operation from Terry Ryan.
Twins
January 11

Sano won't appear at TwinsFest during sex assault investigation

The winter caravan begins on Monday, and TwinsFest runs from Jan. 19-21 at Target Field.
Twins
January 11
Minnesota Twins third baseman Eduardo Escobar (5)

After career-best season, Escobar agrees to $4.85 million deal

Pressed into service at third base because of an injury to Miguel Sano, Escobar hit 21 home runs.
Vikings
January 11

The North Score: Our new sports analytics beat

The North Score, led by new reporter Chris Hine, will feature analytics-based stories about the players and teams we cover. Our goals are to explain trends, answer burning questions and look through an analytics lens to find new stories within Minnesota teams.
Twins
January 11

Why is baseball free agent market slow? Teams might be wising up

The determination of baseball executives to make evidence-based decisions, to trust research over routine, has become just as conspicuous in January as in July.
Twins
January 11

Reports: Twins one of six teams still pursuing Yu Darvish

The update on the free agent pitcher comes from a Fort Worth news report -- and from Darvish himself.
Twins
January 10
Twins Justin Morneau waited to bat during the 10th inning as the Twins...

Justin Morneau hired by Twins for front office job

Morneau, whose Minnesota career included one of the franchise's five American League MVP Awards, has been hired as a special assistant for his former team, according to a report on the Canadian Baseball Network.

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