Carew Makes Triumphant TwinsFest Appearance After Massive Heart AttackRod Carew is about four months removed from a massive heart attack that nearly killed him. The 70-year-old Hall of Fame infielder has to carry a battery-powered device with him everywhere he goes to keep his heart on track.
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.
Pitcher Kyle Gibson Turning A Corner With TwinsThe Minnesota Twins have been waiting patiently for RHP Kyle Gibson to turn a corner. With 17 straight scoreless innings, some are saying he might be there.
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.
Recharged With Molitor, Twins Need Starting Pitching SpikePaul Molitor was hired as Minnesota's new manager, bringing Hall of Fame membership and renowned intelligence and intuition to a team seeking a fresh start.
Hall Of Famers Molitor, Sandberg Manage Against Each OtherHall of Fame players Paul Molitor and Ryne Sandberg are managing against each other, making the spring training game between the Minnesota Twins and Philadelphia Phillies a unique matchup.
Buchanan Allows 2 Hits In 5 Innings As Phillies Beat Twins 3-0David Buchanan allowed two hits in five innings, Cody Asche hit a two-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Minnesota Twins 3-0 Monday. Expected to be the Phillies' No. 4 starter, Buchanan struck out three and walked nine.
Steven Souza And Nathan Karns Help Rays Beat Twins 4-2Steven Souza hit his second home run and Nathan Karns took another step toward a spot in Tampa Bay's starting rotation, helping the Rays beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Thursday.
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.
Twins Beat Orioles 10-9 In Matt Wieters' Return From SurgeryMatt Wieters returned to catching exactly six months after Tommy John surgery and played six innings in the Baltimore Orioles' 10-9 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday.
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.
Sano Hits Long HR, Twins Beat CardinalsMinnesota Twins prospect Miguel Sano hit a long, two-run homer Saturday in a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. Sano, a 21-year-old third baseman, missed last season because of Tommy John surgery. He connected off Cardinals reliever Tyler Lyons for a deep drive to left field.