Twins pose for photos, then get to work on eve of spring opener

Twins pose for photos, then get to work on eve of spring opener

Full uniforms, last-minute haircuts, and a spell-your-name request help players fulfill their media obligations.

Rain forces Twins to alter workout schedule

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

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

February 21
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.
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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.
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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.
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February 19

Twins' first full workout gets started before an open-house crowd

There are 62 players in camp, vying for one of 25 roster spots over the next 37 days.
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February 18

Twins spring training wrapup on Saturday from Fort Myers

The first fill squad workout is scheduled for Sunday, when Paul Molitor addresses the entire team for the first time.
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February 18
Minnesota Twins pitcher Stephen Gonsalves (67) practiced his throw in...

Twins' ongoing search for bullpen help might come up empty

This is the last day pitchers and catchers will work out on their own, as position players report today and the entire squad will work out tomorrow
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February 17

Flexing his muscle: Miguel Sano arrives at Twins training camp

Sano's arrival, and that of Joe Mauer and Brian Dozier, nearly completes the Twins' roster one day before the official reporting date for the entire team.
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February 16

Breslow 2.0 throws in bullpen during second day of Twins spring training

Breslow is among a group of pitchers scheduled to throw off the mound today in what will be a short day of work
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February 15

Twins open training camp with a notable absence on Tom Kelly Field

The toll that managing workouts takes on his body had become too much, so Tom Kelly decided over the winter that he wouldn't take part in spring training for the first time in almost a half-century.
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February 14

Thoughts about the Twins as spring training kicks off in Fort Myers

This is the 20th year of Twins baseball for the Star Tribune's La Velle E. Neal III, who knows what a rebuilding team looks like when he sees one.
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February 13

When does spring training start? Even Twins players aren't certain

Reporting day is actually Tuesday, but most of the pitching staff has already checked into camp at Fort Myers.
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February 9

Perkins has shoulder setback; Park clears waivers; Light traded

Things are starting to heat up in Fort Myers in the days leading up to the start of Twins training camp. Pitchers and catchers report on Tuesday.
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February 4

Patriots' Ebner survived Olympics

Rugby player excelled on special teams
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January 30

Joe Blanton, Boone Logan are free-agent pitchers on Twins radar

Twins would like to add some bullpen options before training camp opens in just over two weeks in Fort Myers, Fla.
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January 26

The night Mary Tyler Moore pounded the strike zone at the Dome

The actress wowed a Metrodome crowd in 2002 when she threw out the first pitch before a Twins game - in style.
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January 24

Fantasy projections hold surprises, but little good news, for Twins fans

To sum up Baseball America's advice to rotisserie-baseball owners: Stay away from Minnesota's players
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January 19

Hall of Fame thoughts on Curt Schilling, Edgar Martinez and Trevor Hoffman

After casting his first Hall of Fame ballot, baseball writer Phil Miller wrote that he wasn't prepared for "the avalanche of anger and distress that fans of borderline candidates would bombard me with."
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January 17

Twins manager Molitor would like to add another veteran

Plenty of free agents are available as the Twins continue to work on their roster before pitchers and catchers report on Feb. 14.
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January 12

Twins sign catcher Chris Gimenez to minor-league contract

Gimenez, a veteran of four major-league teams, agreed to a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training.
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January 12

Molitor ponders giving Mauer more time off in 2017

Three months of rest have healed the quad injury that kept Joe Mauer on the bench in September. Manager Paul Molitor wonders if "maybe a little less [playing time] might be a little better" for Mauer.
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January 11

Hunter and Hawkins joining Twins broadcast team on FSN

Dick Bremer and Bert Blyleven remain primary team in the booth, but a quartet of former Twins will fill in occasionally.