Twins Decline $3.6M Option On Reliever BurtonThe Minnesota Twins have declined their $3.6 million option for 2015 on reliever Jared Burton, who gets a $200,000 buyout and becomes eligible for free agency after the World Series. The 33-year-old had a stellar 2012 season for the Twins, posting a 2.18 ERA in 64 appearances with an opponent batting average of .186.
Beyond Bounds: Steve Maher's Having A Better Summer Than YouI'm confident the following is true. Steve Maher's summer > your summer. Before you angrily start over-sharing your Instagram lake pics en masse, here's why. The All-American pitcher from Division-III St. Thomas is playing America's pastime – every – single – day in the Northwoods League with the Waterloo Bucks (seriously, like some 75 games in 70 days).
Twins Will Decline Option On Reliever Matt Capps The Minnesota Twins say they will decline their $6 million contract option on right-handed reliever Matt Capps, which will make him eligible for free agency.
Twins Claim Hughes Off Waivers From KCThe Minnesota Twins have claimed left-hander Dusty Hughes off waivers from the Kansas City Royals.