Joe Pohlad

Souhan: New Twins boss Joe Pohlad talks expectations and thick skin

"I grew up with it." That's what Joe Pohlad says of criticism. He hears it, on payroll and playoff losing streaks, but he doesn't let it drive him.
November 28
Joe Pohlad spoke to the crowd at Mall of America on Nov. 18 when the Twins unveiled their new team jerseys and trademarks.

Joe Pohlad replacing his uncle, Jim Pohlad, as Twins' executive chair

Jim Pohlad will still represent the Minnesota Twins in league matters. Joe will run the Twins' daily business and baseball operations.
November 26
The Twins sure would like Carlos Correa back in his shortstop position this spring.

Neal: Twins engaging Correa on long-term contract but may not get answer for months

Agent Scott Boras likes to use leverage and play the slow game, meaning the Twins might spend all winter wondering if Carlos Correa will return to his shortstop position in Minnesota.
Luis Arraez earned an early exit Wednesday in Chicago after hitting a double.
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November 22
A Bally Sports standalone app launched in late September has given local fans better access to Wolves and Wild games.

Bally app a boon for Wolves, Wild fans but Twins question looms

Twins President Dave St. Peter said of getting more fans access to the Twins on TV: "There isn't an issue that we're dealing with that's more important than that issue."
November 18
Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton (25) models a new team jersey Friday.

Buxton says he's been cleared to run, on path for spring training

Oft-injured Twins outfielder Byron Buxton, one of several players sporting new uniforms from the team's rebrand on Friday, said he's on "Cloud Nine" now that he can resume running.
November 18
Gio Urshela had a productive season for the Twins in 2022.

Twins trade Urshela to Angels, acquire shortstop Farmer from Reds

Gio Urshela had a strong 2022 season but is slated to perhaps make more than $9 million next year. The Twins received a Class A pitching prospect in return.
Mudonna and T.C. Bear joined St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter for the ceremonial first pitch at the St. Paul Saints home opener last season.
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November 18
Twins second baseman Jorge Polanco models a new jersey Friday at the Mall of America

Reusse: Even an old-time baseball guy could appreciate Twins' 'new era' revival

The music was loud and the uniform reveal splashy at the Mall of America. And, the columnist writes, the "Twin Cities" jersey definitely was neat.
November 18
From left, Twins players Luis Arraez, Jorge Polanco, Joe Ryan, Byron Buxton and Jose Miranda pose for a photo in their new uniforms  at the Mall of Am

Twins seek new look — with ties to past — in major uniform makeover

Saying the new look is "inspired by the past" and "built for the future" the Twins rolled out a baseball diamond shaped catwalk to unveil the fresh design. It's the first major overhaul of the team's uniform since 1987.
November 18
An example of Byron Buxton’s tweets

Byron Buxton goes after 'clowns' on social media over injury history

Some Twins fans got snarky when it was announced that Byron Buxton would be part of today's jersey reveal at the Mall of America — and the Twins outfielder was having none of it.
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Minnesota Twins history Reusse: Grading all 62 Minnesota Twins seasons — the all-time best, meh and worst
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You can probably guess the top two. And you might remember some of the F's. Only Patrick Reusse, in attendance on the Minnesota Twins' first day in 1961, can grade them all.
November 17
Gio Urshela had a good season for the Twins, but his salary could grow from $6.55 million this past season to $9.2 million through arbitration, so the

Urshela, Pagan are tender-day deadline decisions for Twins

Urshela had a strong season, but would get a big contract in arbitration. Pagan struggled mightily after being obtained from San Diego.
November 16
Hammond Stadium, where the Twins play spring training games in Fort Myers, Fla.

Twins add four top prospects to roster, shielding them from draft

Wary of losing some of their brightest prospects to next month's Rule 5 draft, the Twins added three minor league pitchers and a second baseman to their major league roster.
November 14
Outfielder Kyle Garlick hit .223 with nine home runs and 18 RBI in 150 at-bats last season, his second with the Twins.

Twins sign outfielder Garlick to one-year deal

Righthanded hitter Kyle Garlick avoided arbitration for a contract worth $750,000.
Luis Arraez became the fifth different Twin to win the American League batting title Wednesday, joining (clockwise from top left) Tony Oliva, Rod Care
Minnesota Twins batting champs Luis Arraez joins four other Minnesota Twins as AL batting champions
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Luis Arraez's crown is the 15th batting title won by five Minnesota Twins players. Rod Carew won the most titles as a Twin with seven. Here's the complete list:
November 11
Miguel Sano thrilled Twins fans with his promise and then production, until his skills and approach faded.

Souhan: The one bit of baseball Twins' Sano never mastered

Miguel Sano was a great prospect, then a good hitter, then a pretty good weapon, and then he was gone. Here's why he never lived up to the expectations and plunged into mediocrity.
November 11
Cody Stashak is recovering from shoulder surgery.

Twins reliever Stashak clears waivers, elects free agency

Cody Stashak, a 28-year-old righthander, pitched parts of the past four seasons in the major leagues.
November 10
Luis Arraez of the Minnesota Twins hits a single against the Los Angeles Angels in the fifth inning at Target Field on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, in Mi

Arraez wins American League's Silver Slugger for utility players

Luis Arraez became a Silver Slugger on Thursday, which is a little weird. Because the Twins' latest batting champion doesn't consider himself a slugger at all.
November 10
Minnesota Twins shortstop Carlos Correa celebrates the win over the Chicago White Sox in the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022,

Twins have a Correa conundrum as baseball's free agency begins

The Carlos Correa conundrum is the necessary first domino that will dictate other off-season moves by the Twins, and if there really is mutual interest it might come down to one big choice.
November 9
Target Field, home of the Twins.

Twins add Shomon as assistant hitting coach; promote Hassan, MacPhail

Derek Shomon was the hitting coach last season at Class AA Wichita and will be an assistant with the Twins next season.
November 8
Miguel Sano’s 2022 season was ruined because of injuries.

Sano's 13 years with Twins come to an end with contract buyout

The Twins will pay Miguel Sano $2.7 million to let him out of his contract and declined options on two veteran starting pitchers who had disappointing 2022 seasons.
November 7
Carlos Correa had a team-high 47 extra-base hits for the Twins in 2022.

Twins shortstop Correa officially opts out of contract

Carlos Correa insisted all season that he wants to return to Minnesota permanently. But he also plans to seek a contract with far more guaranteed money
November 6
Carlos Correa (left), Sonny Gray (top right) and Miguel Sano (bottom right) are just three of the players whose future with the Twins is in limbo.

With six players under contract for 2023, Twins will reshape roster

The team will have a lot of personnel decisions to make, and plenty of wiggle room, as the MLB offseason gets underway.
November 3
Houston Astross relief pitcher Rafael Montero, relief pitcher Bryan Abreu, starting pitcher Cristian Javier, catcher Christian Vazquez, and relief pit

World Series no-hitter: Series of TV/radio calls from around the world

How does the final out of a no-hitter sound in French? Or in Japanese, Spanish and Russian? Take a listen to the calls from media outlets that were broadcasting the game.

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