Twins Blog: The Future Is Now, Chapter 2It's official. Miguel Sano is a Minnesota Twin. The rumors started Wednesday after Kennys Vargas was demoted to Double-A Chattanooga. They were fueled when MLB.com reported that the corresponding move would be promotion of the prospect ranked second in the Twins system at the beginning of the year. And now the Twins have announced the promotion of Miguel Sano, who will likely make his Major League debut Thursday night in Kansas City.
Twins' Dozier Learns Spanish To Get To Know TeammatesThis season, half of the team’s 40 man roster was born outside the US. Seventeen are native Spanish speakers, mostly from Venezuela and Dominican Republic. Knowing many of his teammates couldn’t speak his language, Dozier took it upon himself to learn theirs.
Twins Welcome Their Latest SantanaErvin Santana's given name was Johan. This was a fine way to be identified for the right-hander raised in the Dominican Republic and working his way up through the minor leagues.
Ervin ‘Magic’ Santana Joins The Twins’ Pitching StaffAre the good old days back again? Johan Santana will be pitching for the Twins this summer. Well, sort of. "[In the] minor leagues, I was Johan Santana. Then, there was another Johan Santana. You know who that is," said the Twins' newest free agent acquisition, starting pitcher Ervin Santana, with a laugh. "They send me his baseball cards every time so I can sign it."
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The 25 Best Beaches In The WorldAfter months of polar vortexes it's finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.
Twins Blog: Mission Memories Over four days in late January, the Starkey Hearing Foundation created miracle after miracle, by giving the gift of hearing to hundreds of people, young and old, living in the Dominican Republic. Starkey has been coming to the Dominican for 14 years, mostly in the capital Santo Domingo. The frequent trips are necessary because the humid, salty air affects hearing aids quicker than air in other places around the world.
Twins Blog: Molitor's MissionWhen you think of a summer evening at the ballpark, a vibrant scene of sights and sounds will flood your mind. The roar of the crowd, the crack of a bat and the vendors shouting up and down the aisle. It all adds to the experience and magic of the game. However, some athletes experience the game in silence. They cannot hear.
Twins Blog: The First Starkey Mission It's a hot, sticky day in the Dominican Republic and the clouds are rolling in. Hundreds of people have traveled to Santo Domingo for help because they can't hear well. A crew of 50 people are here for them.
Twins Blog: Experiencing The Dominican RepublicAs one of the oldest cities in the new world, you instantly feel transported back in time when walking around the cobblestone streets of Santo Domingo. About three million people live in “la capital” Santo Domingo. Its rhythm can be seen - not just heard.
Twins Blog: Year-Round Baseball In The Dominican RepublicBaseball isn't just a sport in the Dominican Republic -- it's the national obsession. The Dominican is home to many talented major leaguers including Robinson Cano, Pedro Martinez, David Ortiz, Alex Rodriquez and Albert Pujols just to name a few.
Twins Blog: Paul Molitor, The Dominican Republic & StarkeyIt’s finally happening. After weeks and months of planning, the trip I’ve been dreaming about is now just days away. I can almost smell the warm, salty Caribbean air. And I can now share this exciting adventure with all of you.