Former Twin Rod Carew, Hall Of Famer, Hoping For Heart TransplantHall of Famer Rod Carew is hoping to qualify for a heart transplant after a massive heart attack two months ago. The 70-year-old Carew tells Sports Illustrated he was stricken while golfing alone in Corona, California, on Sept. 20.
Hubert's By The Stadium May Become GastropubWhen U.S. Bank Stadium opens next summer, many sports fans will have to find a new place to gather. Hubert's is reportedly selling and will become a gastropub, or a high-end beer and food restaurant.
Molitor Finishes 3rd In AL Manager Of The Year VotingMinnesota Twins rookie manager Paul Molitor has taken third in voting for the American League Manager of the Year award. Results were revealed Tuesday by the Baseball Writers Association of America.
Hicks: Twins Criticism In 2014 'Made Me A Stronger Player'Aaron Hicks was hitting .161 for the Minnesota Twins 1 1/2 months into the 2015 season when manager Ron Gardenhire and assistant general manager Rob Antony took the unusual step of criticizing him publicly. "To hit .160, .170, those don't last in the big leagues," Gardenhire told reporters. "He needs to start studying the game a little more."
TwinsFest Will Be At Target Field Jan. 29-31, 2016The Minnesota Twins announced Thursday that the annual TwinsFest to get fans ready for baseball season will be held at Target Field Jan. 29-31, 2016. It's a chance for fans to get closer to their favorite Twins players, something that can't be done once the regular season starts in April.
Twins Trade OF Aaron Hicks To Yankees For C John Ryan MurphyThe Minnesota Twins announced Wednesday they've traded outfielder Aaron Hicks to the New York Yankees for catcher John Ryan Murphy. Hicks started the season in center field for the Twins before moving around after they called up Byron Buxton to play center.
D-Backs Acquire Herrmann From Twins For Prospect PalkaThe Arizona Diamondbacks have acquired catcher-outfielder Chris Herrmann from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for minor league outfielder-first baseman Daniel Palka. The 27-year-old Herrmann appeared in 142 games for the Twins over the past four seasons, batting .181 with six homers and 33 RBIs.
Twins' Sano, Molitor Finalists For American League HonorsThe Minnesota Twins announced Tuesday that Miguel Sano and Paul Molitor are each up for American League awards. Sano is one of three finalists for the American League Rookie of the Year award.
Twins Win Bidding For South Korean Superstar Byung-Ho ParkThe Minnesota Twins have their eyes on South Korean slugger Byung-Ho Park, according to CBS Sports. The team has reportedly submitted a winning bid of $12.85 million for the 29-year-old player.
Twins OF Torii Hunter Announces Retirement After 19 SeasonsTorii Hunter has concluded his playing career of 19 major league seasons, including more than a decade with the Minnesota Twins. The 40-year-old has a strong desire to stay in the game, though. He just can't quit.
Boyer, Cotts, Duensing, Pelfrey To Be Free AgentsThe Minnesota Twins will have four pitchers become free agents.
Twins Outfielder Torii Hunter Retires After 19 SeasonsAfter 19 seasons in the big leagues, one of the all-time favorite players in the Minnesota Twins organization is calling it a career. Twins officials confirmed Monday night that outfielder Torii Hunter, who will turn 41 next July, has decided to retire.