The 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.
The 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.
Minnesota Twins outfielder Josh Willingham is out of the lineup against the Detroit Tigers after receiving a cortisone shot in his balky left knee.
When 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.
Before 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.
The 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.
Michael 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.
The 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 outfielder Delmon Young has a bone bruise in his right ankle.
Minnesota Twins outfielder Michael Cuddyer could miss the next few days because of a painful wart on his foot.
Outfielder Delmon Young and the Minnesota Twins avoided salary arbitration by agreeing Wednesday to a one-year contract worth $5,375,000.