Twins Trade Nunez To Giants For Minor League Pitcher MejiaThe San Francisco Giants acquired All-Star infielder Eduardo Nunez from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night in exchange for a minor league pitcher.
The 2016 Edition Of The Fantasy Baseball All-Star Team Is HereThere's a rule for the All-Star Game in Major League Baseball to ensure all fans get to see at least one player from each team represented in the Midsummer Classic. This means some less-than-deserving players get picked for the MLB All-Star Game, while in fantasy baseball, only the best players get picked for our All-Star roster.
Nunez Relishes All-Star Selection For TwinsRules required the Minnesota Twins to send a player to the All-Star game despite their worst-in-the-majors record. Eduardo Nunez was nonetheless a deserving candidate.
Twins Rally Twice, Fall To White Sox 6-5J.B. Shuck's two-out single scored the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning, Todd Frazier hit his 23rd home run and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 Thursday.
Who Will Be The Minnesota Twins All-Star? 4 ChoicesWhen a team is 17-40, who could possibly be playing well enough to be considered an All-Star? Here are four possibilities.
Twins Agree To Deals With 4 Arbitration-Eligible PlayersThe Minnesota Twins have agreed to one-year contracts with infielders Eduardo Escobar and Eduardo Nunez, right-hander Casey Fien and lefty Tommy Milone, averting salary arbitration.
Tommy Milone Agrees To $4.5 Million, 1-Year Contract With TwinsLeft-hander Tommy Milone and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a $4.5 million, one-year contract, a deal that avoids salary arbitration.
Santana Sharp At Home, Twins Beat Astros 7-5Ervin Santana struck out 10 to earn his first home win, Eduardo Nunez and Miguel Sano homered, and the Minnesota Twins survived a ninth-inning rally to beat the Houston Astros 7-5 on Sunday.
Yankees Lose Pitcher To Liner To Face, Beat Twins In 10thYankees rookie pitcher Bryan Mitchell sustained a nasal fracture when he was hit in the head by a line drive Monday night, forcing him off the field with a towel over his bloody face.
Vargas, Twins Cruise To 13-2 Victory Over White SoxKennys Vargas went 4 for 4 with a three-run homer and four RBIs, rookie Byron Buxton had three hits in his first time batting leadoff in the majors, and the Minnesota Twins trounced the Chicago White Sox 13-2 on Monday night.
Twins' Nunez Activated For Interleague SeriesMinnesota Twins utility man Eduardo Nunez will be activated for Minnesota's upcoming interleague series at Pittsburgh.
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.
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 Avoid Arbitration With Trevor Plouffe, 3 OthersThe Minnesota Twins have agreed to one-year deals with third baseman Trevor Plouffe, left-hander Tommy Milone, right-hander Casey Fiend and infielder Eduardo Nunez that avoided arbitration. The Twins announced the agreements on Friday. Plouffe will earn $4.8 million next season after hitting .258 with 14 home runs and a team-leading 80 RBIs last season.
Iannetta's Sac Fly In 9th Lifts Angels Over TwinsPinch-hitter Chris Iannetta's sacrifice fly in the ninth inning lifted the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.