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Joe Nathan #36 of the Minnesota Twins pitches against the New York Yankees in Game Two of the ALDS during the 2009 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2009 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Nathan Recovering Well From Tommy John Surgery

The typical setbacks that come during a Tommy John rehabilitation haven’t been there for Joe Nathan.


Bert Blyleven of the Minnesota Twins stands in the dugout during a game in the 1989 season. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Twins Announce Plans To Retire HOF Blyleven’s No. 28

Hall of Famer Bert Blyleven will be the sixth player in Twins history to have his jersey number retired, the team announced late Thursday.


MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JUNE 30: Kevin Slowey #59 of the Minnesota Twins pitches in the fourth inning against the Detroit Tigers during their game on June 30, 2010 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Twins won 5-1. (credit: Hannah Foslien /Getty Images)

Twins Agree With Slowey On 1-Year, $2.7M Deal

The Minnesota Twins and right-hander Kevin Slowey have come to agreement on a one-year, $2.7 million contract to avoid arbitration.


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Twins Re-Sign Carl Pavano To 2-Year Contract

Carl Pavano is headed back to the Minnesota Twins with a new $16.5 million, two-year contract.


Jesse Crain pitches during a Minnesota Twins game on April 30, 2010. (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Crain Finalizes $13M Deal With White Sox

Jesse Crain can’t help it: Pitching for the White Sox is going to be a bit odd for a reliever who has played his entire seven-year career for AL Central rival Minnesota.


Francisco Liriano, Minnesota Twins

Liriano Hits Wall As Twins Lose Opener

Francisco Liriano didn’t just hit the wall in the sixth inning, he slammed into it. Then the Minnesota Twins went tumbling to a series-opening loss to their October nemesis.


Twins Trade Ramos to Nats for Closer Capps

All Star right-hander added to bullpen ahead of trade deadline.