Twins
November 20, 2021
Willians Astudillo played in only 167 games for the Twins over four seasons, but he made appearances at every position except shortstop, including cen

Reusse: Willians Astudillo might be gone, but he absolutely won't be forgotten

Whether it was running around the bases with his hair flying or making no-look pickoff throws, La Tortuga made an impression on fans and teammates in four seasons wearing a Twins uniform.
Twins
November 20, 2021
Do not let former Twin Trevor Plouffe into your football pick ‘em league.

Neal's 3-2 Pitch: Ex-Twin Trevor Plouffe tells the story of one of the wildest predictions in memory

He predicted the World Series teams (Houston, Atlanta), the winner (Braves) and the right number of games (six) — all before the season started.
Twins
November 19, 2021
Willians Astudillo has hit .270 with a .701 OPS with 15 home runs and 66 RBI in 167 games with the Twins over four seasons, playing every position in

Willians Astudillo among players dropped from Twins roster

The team had to make room on its 40-man roster to protect top prospects such as Royce Lewis and Jose Miranda.
Twins
November 18, 2021
Royce Lewis will be promoted to the Twins’ 40-man roster by Friday so the team won’t lose him in the Rule 5 Draft.

Twins looking to reshape roster to avoid piracy of minor leaguers

The Twins will make a few changes to their offseason roster by Friday's MLB deadline, and they'll do so with a valuable tool that was missing last year: information.
Randball
November 18, 2021
Byron Buxton

Will Twins front office face credibility issue if it can't keep Buxton?

Both sides still say they want to be together long term, but one has to wonder how strained the relationship really is. Would trading Byron Buxton be a breaking point for Twins fans?
Sports
November 18, 2021
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Trade Buxton? Ryan Suter's return. Chris Finch yells at Wolves

Michael Rand add his voice to the Byron Buxton trade talk on the Daily Delivery. Also, Sarah McLellan with a 15-game look at the Wild and Chris Finch raises his voice to get through to the Wolves.
Randball
November 16, 2021
More bad news for local sports viewers: Dish, Bally Sports impasse looks permanent

More bad news for local sports viewers: Dish, Bally Sports impasse looks permanent

The satellite provider hasn't carried the regional sports channels for more than two years, but recent negotiations had given viewers hope.
Twins
November 9, 2021
Jayce Tingler is the Twins’ new bench coach.

Fired one month, hired the next: Tingler joins Twins as bench coach

Jayce Tingler said he wanted to be patient in finding a new job after being fired as manager of the San Diego Padres. It turned out he didn't have to wait long for an offer he liked.
Twins
November 8, 2021
John Gant got seven starts for the Twins during the second half of the season.

David Popkins joins Twins' staff as hitting coach

The 31-year old has reputation as a learner and fan of data-driven methodology.
Sports
November 7, 2021
Removing umpires from calling balls and strikes would be a time-saving measure in more ways than one, including less bickering over calls, such as whe

Reusse: This baseball traditionalist has had enough; bring on the robot strike zone

The amount of time between pitches is dragging the grand old game to a halt.
Twins
November 5, 2021
Alex Colome

Twins decline option on reliever Alex Colome, add Jharel Cotton

Colome blew a save on Opening Day, and things didn't get much better. Outfielder Rob Refsnyder also was cut from the 40-man roster.
Twins
November 5, 2021
Twins catcher Alex Avila joked with Tony Oliva , right, during Spring Training in 2020.

Tony Oliva, Jim Kaat get another chance at Baseball Hall of Fame

The two former Twins are among 10 players on the Golden Days Era ballot, with voting taking place on Dec. 5.
Randball
November 5, 2021
If Buster Posey is a Hall of Famer, Joe Mauer sure is, too

If Buster Posey is a Hall of Famer, Joe Mauer sure is, too

Appreciating someone from a distance can make you appreciate those who are a lot closer.
Twins
November 3, 2021
Twins shortstop prospect Royce Lewis, who is recovering from reconstructive knee surgery in February, hopes to be ready for spring training.

Optimistic Lewis hopes to be ready when Twins start spring training

Royce Lewis, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 draft, missed last season after right knee surgery. He's waiting to be ready to 'unhook the leash.'
Puck Drop
October 29, 2021
Josh Donaldson of the Minnesota Twins

Josh Donaldson just can't escape Toronto

The Twins slugger, a former Blue Jays star, made a stir gearing up for hockey action at an Ontario store and tweaking the struggling Leafs.
Twins
October 29, 2021
Max Kepler, who hit .211, was among several Twins players who had off-seasons at the plate in 2021.

Twins look to low minors in hiring 31-year-old hitting coach

David Popkins was the coach of the Class A Great Lakes Loons in Michigan, where his team hit more homers than all but two of the 90 teams in Class A and AA.
Randball
October 28, 2021
Perkins: Letting Rosario go 'was the right move on the Twins' part'

Perkins: Letting Rosario go 'was the right move on the Twins' part'

Glen Perkins' final three seasons with the Twins coincided with Eddie Rosario's first three. The former closer shares his feelings about Rosario's postseason success.
Sports
October 28, 2021
Atlanta Braves' Eddie Rosario runs past Atlanta Braves first base coach Eric Young Sr. after hitting a three run home run during the fourth inning in

Glen Perkins on Rosario; Wolves on a big win, Loons suffer a big loss

The former Twins closer joins the Daily Delivery to talk about Eddie Rosario's playoff success. Postgame Wolves thoughts from Anthony Edwards and Chris Finch and a trip-up for Minnesota United.
Twins
October 27, 2021
Rob Manfred, Nelson Cruz and Luis Roberto Clemente, son of the late Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente

Former Twins star Cruz wins baseball's Roberto Clemente Award

After Nelson Cruz was traded to Tampa Bay in July, the Twins were given the chance to submit a new nominee. The team stood by its choice.
Randball
October 27, 2021
Josh Donaldson.

Josh Donaldson's World Series live tweets offer insights — and insults

The Twins third baseman hopped on Twitter and mixed it up Tuesday, with mostly entertaining results. Trevor Plouffe and Kyle Gibson, among others, made social cameo appearances.