Twins
November 14
Thad Levine (left) and Derek Falvey have agreed to new deals intended to keep them with the Twins through 2024.

Twins give 'Falvine' duo contract extensions, one gets a new title

Derek Falvey and Thad Levine, the architects of the Twins' American League Central champions, have agreed to contract extensions to remain in charge of the team's baseball operations.
Twins
November 13
Twins manager Rocco Baldelli was introduced to the media after accepting the job last fall.

Souhan: Interviewing wore down Baldelli; 101 wins refreshed him

Teams can be fooled by interviews, but what the Twins saw in Rocco Baldelli during those meetings after the 2018 season dovetailed with his résumé and what others said about him.
Twins
November 13
Rocco Baldelli talked with Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz, right, during the Twins’ playoff series against the Yankees.

Baldelli beats out Yankees' Boone for Manager of the Year in tight vote

Rocco Baldelli was honored Tuesday with the American League Manager of the Year Award, becoming the fourth Twins manager and third in the past decade to win the trophy.
Twins
November 12
T.C. Bear (left)

So you want to be next T.C. Bear? Here's what you need to know

Were you among the people who received an email from Linked-In to fill the job of T.C. Bear, the Twins' mascot? If not, here are highlights from the job description.
Twins
November 11
Twins assistant pitching coach Jeremy Hefner

Mets interested in Twins assistant pitching coach Hefner

Bench coach Derek Shelton wasn't hired as their new manager, but the Mets aren't done considering a raid on the Twins' coaching staff.
Twins
November 8
Twins name Daniel Adler and Jeremy Zoll assistant general managers

Twins name Daniel Adler and Jeremy Zoll assistant general managers

The team also promoted Alex Hassan and Jeremy Raadt after a season where they won 101 games and the American League Central title.
Twins
November 7
Twins' Garver, Cruz win Silver Slugger awards

Twins' Garver, Cruz win Silver Slugger awards

The two were considered the best hitters at their positions during the 2019 season, when the Twins broke the MLB record for home runs.
Twins
November 6
Fans watched from atop a staircase as Minnesota Twins players passed below them on their way to the practice field Feb. 19 in Fort Myers, Fla.

Twins add $1 to price of 'vast majority' of spring training tickets

Top price for a seat now at $46, while grandstand price stays the same at $9.
Twins
November 5
Coming off two strong years, Hyun-Jin Ryu is one pitcher the Twins should target in free agency.

Souhan: Should Twins break up the BombaSquad for a top pitcher?

The Twins might have to trade to fill their needs. For all of their hitting talent, they have few players who have proved they belong in the middle of the order for a championship team.
Twins
November 5
Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi

Twins make offer to Odorizzi, buy out Perez as free-agent decisions begin

Pitcher Jake Odorizzi is expected to decline the $17.8 million qualifying offer in favor of seeking a long-term deal. The Twins didn't make offers to five others, including Kyle Gibson.
Twins
November 5
Twins and Odorizzi: Who has more leverage in free-agent negotiations?

Twins and Odorizzi: Who has more leverage in free-agent negotiations?

The Twins extended a qualifying offer to starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi for one-year and $17.8 million — a formality that signals the start of an interesting free agency negotiation. What happens now?
Twins
November 4
Washington Nationals second baseman Brian Dozier stands shirtless at a rally after a parade to celebrate the team's World Series baseball championship

Watch shirtless Brian Dozier be MVP of Nationals' victory celebration

When it comes to celebrating, Brian Dozier always brings a strong game. On Saturday, during the Nationals' World Series victory parade, he didn't disappoint.
Twins
November 3
Jake Odorizzi made $9.5 million in 2019; what will it take to bring the All-Star pitcher back to the Twins for 2020 and beyond?

Twins have money to spend but a rotation to fill

With possibly four-fifths of the 2019 rotation becoming free agents, the Twins have spots open behind Jose Berrios.
Twins
November 2
San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner works against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019,

Five free-agent pitchers the Twins could target

Here's a look at five available pitchers the Twins could pursue when free agency opens on Tuesday.
Twins
November 2
Sam Dyson

Dyson declines minor league assignment from Twins, becomes free agent

Sam Dyson, 31, had right shoulder surgery on Sept. 24 and is expected to miss all of next season, making it all but certain the Twins would not offer him a contract for 2020.
Twins
November 1
Jake Odorizzi, a pending free agent, pitched in the August rain at Target Field.

Twins' path to 2020 begins now with free-agent negotiations

Teams have started a window in which they can talk to their own players who can become free agents.They can start going after players from other teams next week.
Twins
November 1
Early 2020 World Series odds don't give Twins much respect

Early 2020 World Series odds don't give Twins much respect

The early betting lines on the 2020 baseball season show skepticism that the Twins can maintain the level of success they achieved while winning 101 games this year.
Twins
October 31
Twins prospect Nick Gordon signed autographs during spring training in Fort Myers last year.

Free agency and more: Key offseason dates

There are fewer than 100 days until spring training starts on Feb. 12 in Fort Myers.
Twins
October 31
Washington players celebrated after winning Game 6 on Tuesday, which lasted 3 hours, 37 minutes.

Reusse: Covering World Series was great, until it started lasting too long

Daily newspapers from MLB cities stopped covering the World Series with a reporter a number of years ago. And how can you blame them?
Twins
October 30
Matt Wisler

Twins claim pitcher Wisler off waivers from Seattle

Matt Wisler, 27, split last season between the Mariners and San Diego; eight of his 23 appearances for Seattle were starts as an "opener."