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April 6
Akil Baddoo was greeted at home plate after his grand slam Monday.

Twins talk about former prospect Baddoo; Arriez back in lineup today

Akil Baddoo hit a grand slam against his former teammates, which the Twins were able to admire because they were in total control of the game. The teams play again at noon.
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April 5
Byron Buxton (25) celebrates a solo home run with teammate Ryan Jeffers during the seventh inning on Saturday.

Byron Buxton out of starting lineup as Twins face Tigers in Detroit

The center fielder, who homered in the first two games, left Sunday's game in Milwaukee because of illness.
The Twins Beat
April 1
Luis Arraez will bat leadoff and play left field today. He hit .321 in 32 games last season.

Arraez playing left field, batting leadoff for Twins in opener; Cruz on the bench

With no designated hitter in today's game against the Brewers, Nelson Cruz will sit and starting pitcher Kenta Maeda will have to hit.
The Twins Beat
March 19
Devin Smeltzer

Twins send Devin Smeltzer, Shaun Anderson to minor league site

Smeltzer has struggled in spring training after pitching in 18 major league games over two seasons.
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March 14
Jhoan Duran

Twins send six, including Jhoan Duran and Jordan Balazovic, to minors

There are still 26 pitchers in the major league camp with two weeks until Opening Day.
The Twins Beat
March 11
Matt Shoemaker

Twins have 'Big Three' at top of the order against Red Sox

The teams meet at noon, with the game televised by Fox Sports North.
The Twins Beat
March 6
Jake Odorizzi went 22-18 over three seasons with the Twins, posting a 4.11 ERA.

Former Twins All-Star Jake Odorizzi agrees to two-year deal with Houston

The Astros swept the Twins in a playoff series after last season.
The Twins Beat
March 3
Fans watched the Twins’ spring opener on Sunday in Fort Myers, Fla.

Injury forces change in Twins camp roster; follow today's play-by-play here

Jose Berrios in on the mound for today as the Twins were forced to alter their 75-player training camp roster.
The Twins Beat
February 12
CHS Field, home of the St. Paul Saints.

Jumbo Shrimp, Iron Pigs, Storm Chasers among new rivals for St. Paul Saints

The Saints will play in the 20-team Triple-A East Division as part of a total reorganization and shrinking of baseball's minor leagues.
The Twins Beat
February 12
Fans flocked to spring training in Fort Myers last year; this year, they’ll only be allowed in for games in small numbers.

Twins Mailbag: Service time, one-year deals and trading top prospects

Baseball writer Phil Miller gets some surprising questions from fans eager for the games to start. It's only five days until pitchers and catchers report.
The Twins Beat
February 5
Twins pitchers and catchers report to spring training on Feb. 18.

Twins claim reliever Ian Hamilton off waivers from Phillies

The 25-year-old pitched last season for the Chicago White Sox, but has been waived twice since then.
The Twins Beat
February 3
Fans watched the Toronto Blue Jays take on the Minnesota Twins from center field at Hammond Stadium on Feb. 23, 2020.

Twins plan for spring training games with 2,400 fans in Fort Myers

Hammond Stadium will be at 28 percent capacity, with approval from MLB and Lee County.
The Twins Beat
January 29
Eddie Rosario rounded the bases after a home run against Cleveland on Aug. 1 at Target Field.

Eddie Rosario gets one-year, $8 million deal with Cleveland

The 29-year-old left fielder played the past six seasons for the Twins.
The Twins Beat
January 28
Ehire Adrianza played 311 games with the Twins over the past four seasons.

Ehire Adrianza thanked Twins fans in Instagram post before signing with Atlanta

The veteran utility player was with the team the past four seasons.
The Twins Beat
January 7
Fans watched the Toronto Blue Jays take on the Minnesota Twins from center field at Hammond Stadium on Feb. 23, 2020.

Twins Mailbag: Pitching, stolen bases and a season on the brink

Spring training begins (maybe) in a month, with baseball's offseason action – particularly from the Twins – fairly stagnant. Answers to questions about the bullpen, Trevor Bauer and more.
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.
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.
The Twins Beat
December 2, 2020
Reliever Thielbar gets one-year deal from Twins

Reliever Thielbar gets one-year deal from Twins

The 33-year-old lefthanded reliever, who is a native of Randolph, Minn., returned to the majors last season after a five-year absence.