Timberwolves Waive Brown, JeffersThe Minnesota Timberwolves have waived guards Lorenzo Brown and Othyus Jeffers. The team made the announcement Friday. The Timberwolves' roster now stands at 16 players.
Vikings Cut Bethel-Thompson To Accommodate FreemanThe Minnesota Vikings have waived quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson to make room for new quarterback Josh Freeman on the roster. Freeman's contract was finalized Tuesday. He became available last week when he was cut by Tampa Bay after falling out of favor.
Twins Trade Morneau To PiratesThe Minnesota Twins have traded Justin Morneau to the Pittsburgh Pirates, sending the veteran first baseman to a playoff-contending team for the final month of the season. The deal was done on Saturday before the deadline. The Twins obtained outfielder Alex Presley and either a player to be named or cash.
Timberwolves Cut Center Stiemsma, Forward GelabaleThe Minnesota Timberwolves have waived center Greg Stiemsma and forward Mickael Gelabale. The team announced the moves Sunday. Stiemsma played in 76 games for the Wolves last season, where he average 4 points and 3.4 rebounds in 15.9 minutes per game. The team signed the 6'11 center as a free agent last August. Gelabale played in 36 games a year ago for Minnesota, and posted average of 5 points and 2.8 rebounds in 17.9 minutes per contest. The team signed the 6'7 forward to a pair of 10-day contracts in January, then for the remainder of last season in February.
Wild Waive Defenseman Tom GilbertThe Minnesota Wild have waived defenseman Tom Gilbert. The team announced the move Wednesday. The 30-year-old Gilbert had one season left on his contract for $3 million. If he goes unclaimed by another team, the Wild will use one of their two available compliance buyouts to keep Gilbert's money from counting against their salary cap. He would then become an unrestricted free agent Friday, eligible to sign with any team except the Wild.
Wolves Waive Injury-Riddled Brandon RoyTalk about a failed experiment. The Timberwolves said they have waived guard Brandon Roy, after taking a chance on the veteran guard and his wobbly knees back on July 31, 2013.
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