Aguilera, Hawkins, Hunter To Guest Coach For Twins In SpringThe Twins will have three new guest instructors at spring training, former players Rick Aguilera, LaTroy Hawkins and Torii Hunter. General manager Terry Ryan said Friday that Hawkins will arrive when camp opens Feb. 21, Hunter will start Feb. 26.
Tanaka Gives Up 3 Runs As Yankees Lose To Twins 3-1Masahiro Tanaka gave up three runs in 4 1-3 innings Tuesday and declared himself healthy and ready for the season following the New York Yankees' 3-1 loss to the Minnesota Twins.
Twins Add Reliever Blaine Boyer To 40-Man RosterThe Minnesota Twins have added right-hander Blaine Boyer to their 40-man roster, saving a spot for him in their bullpen for the regular season. The move was made Monday, before the Twins played the Boston Red Sox in an exhibition game.
Jimenez Helps Orioles Beat Twins' Split Squad 3-2Ubaldo Jimenez has his best outing of spring training, allowing two runs and five hits over four innings Wednesday as the Baltimore Orioles beat a Minnesota Twins' split squad 3-2.
Dozier Homers For Twins In 6-6 Tie With CardinalsBrian Dozier hit his second home run of the spring, a two-run shot off Carlos Martinez in the third inning, and the Minnesota Twins and the St. Louis Cardinals played to a 6-6, nine-inning tie Sunday.
8 Reasons The Twins Will Be Better In 2015It's a tough time to be a baseball fan in Minnesota. The Twins have had four straight seasons of at least 90 losses, have been at the bottom of the American League Central Division and there has been little hope that things will change any time soon. But as the Twins reported to Spring Training last week, optimism seemed to be everywhere.
Kelly Feeling 'Very Fortunate' To Be Back With TwinsTom Kelly still has a lot to teach the Minnesota Twins. He wasn't about to let a health scare keep him from returning to spring training. Kelly arrived Thursday at the team's facility, ready to resume work as a guest instructor five months after a minor stroke.
Improvement For Twins Starts With Starting PitchingIf the Minnesota Twins have any chance to get better coming off their fourth straight season of at least 90 losses, it all starts with the starting pitching.
Ryan, Molitor Eager To Get Twins Back On Winning TrackAs the week goes on, more Minnesota Twins fans and players are arriving in Fort Myers, Fla., as the team starts Spring Training. Pitchers and catchers started their workouts on Monday, while the rest of the team gets things started on Friday.
Twins Mentorship Program Still Alive With Hunter And HicksWhen the Minnesota Twins brought back Torii Hunter this season, that $10.5 million was earmarked for more than just a reliable power hitter and right fielder. They wanted a leader for this young, struggling team.
Spring Training Day 2: Position Players Take The FieldThe past, present and future of the Minnesota Twins were all on display at a practice field in Fort Myers, Fla., on Tuesday as Spring Training continued.
Twins Again Bank On Better Starting Pitching After Big SpendThe fall of the Minnesota Twins over the last four seasons can be traced to several factors, none more influential than the struggles of the starting rotation. So for the second straight winter, the Twins spent millions of dollars to try to fix it.