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.
Twins Introduce New Slugger Byung Ho ParkThe Twins' hope for more offensive power arrived Wednesday at a Target Field news conference. Byung Ho Park flashed a smile as he modeled a Twins jersey sporting his name and the No. 52.
Twins GM: Mauer Can Be A .300 Hitter Again, Will Play 1BMinnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan says he believes Joe Mauer can return to .300 hitting after one of the worst offensive seasons of his career.
Twins Blog: Welcome To Our New PodcastWelcome to the first edition of the Twins Blog Podcast. This week, you’ll hear WCCO Radio interviews with Doug Mientkiewicz, Dave St. Peter and Terry Ryan.
Twins GM Ryan Disappointed Club Couldn't Sign Pick CodyMinnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan says the club came "close" to signing Kentucky right-hander Kyle Cody but a deal ultimately didn't come together with the 73rd overall pick in last month's amateur draft.
Settled With Twins, Perkins Has 'Zero Desire' To LeaveThe contract Glen Perkins has with the Minnesota Twins goes through at least 2017, so the All-Star closer wouldn't have to think about switching teams for a while. He already has. He would never do it.
Ryan, Molitor Eager To Get Twins Back On Winning TrackAs the week goes on, more Minnesota Twins fans and players are arriving in Fort Myers, Fla., as the team starts Spring Training. Pitchers and catchers started their workouts on Monday, while the rest of the team gets things started on Friday.
Cancer-Free Ryan Focused On Restoring Twins As Contenders Terry Ryan entered his office during a public showcase of renovations at Minnesota's spring training facility and found a handful of fans inside admiring the stadium view.
Gardenhire Welcome To Work For Twins But Will Take Year OffFormer manager Ron Gardenhire has decided to take the year off, rather than work as an adviser role for the Minnesota Twins. Gardenhire was fired after last season and replaced by Paul Molitor, though his contract has another year on it.
Ervin ‘Magic’ Santana Joins The Twins’ Pitching StaffAre the good old days back again? Johan Santana will be pitching for the Twins this summer. Well, sort of. "[In the] minor leagues, I was Johan Santana. Then, there was another Johan Santana. You know who that is," said the Twins' newest free agent acquisition, starting pitcher Ervin Santana, with a laugh. "They send me his baseball cards every time so I can sign it."
Twins Blog: He's Baaaaack!Twins Territory exploded Tuesday night with news that Torii Hunter and his mega-watt smile were returning to the team. The long-rumored and long-anticipated move was celebrated by many fans who see Hunter as a leader on and off the field, and a reminder of brighter seasons from the past. However, the announcement was also met with frustration and criticism. He's almost 40 years old, an 18-year veteran and not the same player he was when he left the club seven years ago.
Torii Hunter Gets Pointed Over Gay Marriage QuestionA press conference announcing Torii Hunter's return to Minnesota baseball took an awkward turn Wednesday afternoon when a reporter asked him about his stance on gay marriage.