Twins
December 16, 2020
Ryan Jeffers beamed as he approached home after a home run on Sept. 13 at Target Field.

Catcher Jeffers has surgery; Baldelli confident about replacing Rosario

Twins manager Rocco Baldelli likes the options already on his roster in picking a replace for left field Eddie Rosario, who wasn't offered a 2021 contract.
Randball
December 14, 2020
The Cleveland Indians’ Francisco Lindor hugs teammate Michael Brantley after Brantley hit a double to score Lindor for a 2-1 win in 10 innings again

Cleveland dropping baseball nickname continues one positive 2020 story

There is no sliding scale when it comes to racism, and other offensive nicknames persist in sports. But the Cleveland and Washington changes are a big thing.
Twins
December 12, 2020
Mike Veeck, the man behind the Minnie Minoso “travesty,” is now more connected to the majors than ever..

Reusse: Veeck's brand expands with official affiliation with Twins

The St. Paul Saints are ending nearly three decades of existence as an independent, alternative entity.
Twins
December 12, 2020
Twins second baseman Luis Arraez was tagged out at home during the team’s two-game playoff series with Houston a Target Field. The Twins played thei

Sorry, Twins fans: MLB a long way from being out of the woods

Baseball Insider: After the league lost hundreds of millions in 2020, progress towards deciding the parameters for a 2021 season has been slow.
Twins
December 12, 2020
George Tsamis’ status is up in the air, but his success with independent baseball, including an 18-year-run with the Saints, can’t be denied.

New Class AAA affiliation leaves Saints' George Tsamis on outside

George Tsamis pitched in 41 games as a lefthanded reliever for the 1993 Twins. That was his only big-league time in a pro career lasting…
Twins
December 11, 2020
Twins pitchers warmed up before a workout last March in Fort Myers, Florida

Twins lose two prospects in Rule 5 draft to Tigers, Orioles

Akil Baddoo and Tyler Wells are on the rebound from Tommy John surgery and weren't protected by Minnesota, which has spots on its 40-man roster.
Twins
December 10, 2020
Minnie and Paul on the current Twins logo.

Reusse: Twins, Saints bridge what once was a bitter baseball divide

Sports boosters in Minneapolis and St. Paul haven't always gotten along, but the teams' new arrangement seems to benefit both sides.
Twins
December 10, 2020

Twins minor league affiliates

The St. Paul Saints will be their new Class AAA team. Here are the others:
Twins
December 10, 2020
The St. Paul Saints played before limited crowds last season because of COVID-19 restrictions.

Twins officially add St. Paul, Wichita as top farm teams

St. Paul will be the Class AAA affiliate, making travel between the Saints and the big club easy.
Twins
December 9, 2020
The Twins’ decision to move on from left fielder Eddie Rosario to save money and create an opening for top hitting prospect Alex Kirilloff has been

Souhan: For Twins, life after Rosario means more youth, possible trade

The slugger was a throwback player and served them well. But change is here, and more of it could be on the way.
Twins
December 9, 2020
Dick Allen

Reusse: Dick Allen recalled fondly by Blyleven in a Met Stadium tale

July 31, 1972: Dick Allen, the AL's MVP-to-be, became the first big-leaguer in 40 years with two inside-the-park home runs. It happened against the Twins with Blyleven pitching.
Twins
December 9, 2020
Matt Wisler had a strong season for the Twins.

Ex-Twins reliever Wisler agrees to join Giants

The righthander turned his career around in Minnesota, but the team decided to non-tender him at Wednesday's deadline.
The Twins Beat
December 8, 2020
Rosario, in Instagram letter, bids farewell to Twins fans

Rosario, in Instagram letter, bids farewell to Twins fans

The left fielder played six seasons in Minnesota and was non-tendered at the deadline Wednesday.
Twins
December 6, 2020
The Twins will be looking to fill out their rotation and could try to bring back Jake Odorizzi.

Joyful espionage of MLB winter meetings missed as team plots free-agent moves

Twins Insider: The annual gathering is an espionage party that will be hard to replace.
Twins
December 5, 2020
Jack Morris pitched all 10 innings of the Twins' 1-0 victory over Atlanta in Game 7 of the 1991 World Series at the Metrodome.

Sid instant replay: No greater hero than Twins' Morris in World Series

On every remaining Sunday in 2020, we will republish a memorable Sid Hartman column. Up next: Sid's column from Oct. 28, 1991, after the Twins beat Atlanta in Game 7 of the World Series.
Twins
December 4, 2020
General Manager Thad Levine greeted Miguel Sano during Twins spring training in 2019.

Twins general manager Levine candidate to run Philadelphia Phillies

Twins senior vice president and general manager Thad Levine has emerged as a candidate to run Philadelphia's baseball operations department, according to multiple sources.
Twins
December 4, 2020
Eddie Rosario and Malik Beasley.

Reusse: Logic takes vacation as Beasley rewarded, Rosario rejected

Overall, Wednesday was a day that reinforced this for Minnesotans: Life isn't fair, even in the lucrative world of professional sports.
Twins
December 4, 2020
Taylor Rogers

The Six Million Dollar Man: Twins sign reliever Taylor Rogers

In a rarity, the team won't have anyone headed to arbitration after finishing contracts with all players who were tendered.
Twins
December 3, 2020
The Twins did not offer Eddie Rosario a contract tender Wednesday, making the six-year left fielder a free agent.

Twins cut ties with Rosario; Berrios, Buxton reach deals for 2021

Eddie Rosario fell victim to baseball's economy when the Twins did not offer him a contract for 2021, making him a free agent and likely opening up a spot for one of their top prospects in the outfield.
The Twins Beat
December 2, 2020
Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Tyler Duffey

Twins reach deal with Duffey; Rosario decision still pending

Tyler Duffey agreed to a one-year contract worth $2.,2 million; Eddie Rosario cleared waivers this afternoon, and the Twins have until 7 p.m. to make him an offer for 2021.