Arbitrator Upholds Firing Of Chaska Officer Accused Of ProfilingAn arbitrator has upheld the firing of a Chaska police officer accused of racial and ethnic profiling. The Chaska Police Department says Officer Joshua Lawrenz requested binding arbitration to contest his firing.
Mpls. Police Union Files Grievances Over 2 Officer FiringsFor the second time in less than a week, we are learning of a Minneapolis police officer who has been fired -- and the department will not say why. Officer Blayne Lehner, the subject of a police brutality lawsuit in federal court, was let go last Friday.
Twins, Duensing Agree To $2.7M, 1-Year DealThe Minnesota Twins have agreed to terms with left-hander Brian Duensing on a $2.7 million, one-year deal to avoid arbitration. The Twins announced the deal on Saturday. It also allowed the Twins to reach deals with all six of their arbitration-eligible players without going to a hearing.
Twins Avoid Arbitration With Trevor Plouffe, 3 OthersThe Minnesota Twins have agreed to one-year deals with third baseman Trevor Plouffe, left-hander Tommy Milone, right-hander Casey Fiend and infielder Eduardo Nunez that avoided arbitration. The Twins announced the agreements on Friday. Plouffe will earn $4.8 million next season after hitting .258 with 14 home runs and a team-leading 80 RBIs last season.
Twins, Casilla Avoid Arbitration With 1-Year DealThe Minnesota Twins and second baseman Alexi Casilla have agreed on a one-year contract for $1,382,500 to avoid an arbitration hearing.
Twins Offer Arbitration To Pavano, Crain, HudsonThe Minnesota Twins have offered salary arbitration to three free agents, starting pitcher Carl Pavano, right-handed reliever Jesse Crain and second baseman Orlando Hudson.
The Nite Show with Mischke - 6/29/10