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 Reinstate Rookie Rosario From Paternity ListThe Minnesota Twins have reinstated outfielder Eddie Rosario from the paternity list. The move was made before Friday's game at Texas that opened a three-game series against the Rangers. The Twins announced that Rosario and his wife, Milany, had their third child, Lucas.
Royals Get Willingham From Twins For Minor LeaguerThe Royals bolstered their offense Monday by acquiring outfielder Josh Willingham from the Minnesota Twins, a move the long-suffering franchise hopes will help them end a playoff drought that stretches back nearly three decades.
Twins Activate OF Ramirez From Disabled ListThe Minnesota Twins have reinstated outfielder Wilkin Ramirez from the disabled list after missing 69 games with concussion problems. Ramirez was first put on the disabled list on May 26. He struggled with lingering symptoms for quite a while before beginning a rehab assignment three weeks ago. Ramirez says he sought the counsel of Twins first baseman Justin Morneau, who has a long history with concussions.
Twins OF Willingham Out Vs Tigers With Sore Knee Minnesota Twins outfielder Josh Willingham is out of the lineup against the Detroit Tigers after receiving a cortisone shot in his balky left knee.
Twins' No. 2 Pick Byron Buxton Represents Hope For FutureWhen a baseball franchise struggles, you point to the future. For the Twins, much of their hope is sitting on the shoulders of Byron Buxton, who is the outfielder they took out of a Georgia High School No. 2 overall.
Beyond Bounds: Hopfner Leads Edina, Then Off To NorthwesternBefore I could get the remainder of the word "year" out of my mouth as part of the question "What are you goals this year?" senior Matt Hopfner cut me off.
Twins Recall OF Matt CarsonThe Minnesota Twins have recalled outfielder Matt Carson from Triple-A Rochester. The Twins made the move on Friday, one day after putting center fielder Denard Span on the disabled list with a sprained right collarbone. Span was first injured on Aug. 12 and missed 14 of the next 17 games.
Twins Say Cuddyer Not Gone Yet; Willingham LoomsMichael Cuddyer and the Minnesota Twins could soon end an employment that began when they drafted him out of high school in the first round in 1997.
Twins Activate Jason Kubel; OF Likely Plays FridayThe Minnesota Twins are about to take another step toward full strength, with outfielder/designated hitter Jason Kubel finally on his way back seven weeks after spraining his left foot.
Twins' Young Has Bone Bruise In Right AnkleTwins outfielder Delmon Young has a bone bruise in his right ankle.
Twins Cuddyer Bothered By Wart On FootMinnesota Twins outfielder Michael Cuddyer could miss the next few days because of a painful wart on his foot.