Twins Place Outfielder Jordan Schafer On DLThe Minnesota Twins placed outfielder Jordan Schafer on the 15-day disabled list with a strained medial collateral ligament in his right knee. The team activated outfielder Shane Robinson off the family emergency list before Saturday's game against Tampa Bay.
Hunter Backs Hughes With 3-Run HR As Twins Top A's, 8-7Torii Hunter's three-run homer broke a sixth-inning tie, giving Phil Hughes his first win and the streaking Minnesota Twins an 8-7 victory Monday night over the Oakland Athletics.
Twins' Hughes Leaves After 5 Innings With Hip Flexor StrainMinnesota Twins right-hander Phil Hughes has a mild strain of his left hip flexor muscle. Hughes started for the Twins on Wednesday against Detroit. He finished five innings before being removed.
Top 5 Walk-Up Songs For Twins Players - 2015 EditionLast year we brought you the top 5 walk-up songs for the Minnesota Twins. But just as the roster can change from year to year, so too can these classic call-to-bats. So, in honor of this week's home opener we decided to take a look at what tunes stayed the same, what changed and what ones are simply the best.
Hunter's 1st Homer Helps Twins Beat Blue Jays 6-5Torii Hunter hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Chad Jenkins in the seventh inning, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 Tuesday.
Jordan Schafer, Twins Reach $1.55 Million, 1-Year DealThe Minnesota Twins and outfielder Jordan Schafer have agreed on a $1.55 million, a one-year contract that avoided arbitration. The deal was reached Friday, giving the Twins contracts with five of their six arbitration-eligible players. Left-handed reliever Brian Duensing remains unsigned.
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.
Twins Claim OF Schafer Off Waivers From Braves The Minnesota Twins have claimed outfielder Jordan Schafer off waivers from the Atlanta Braves. The Twins announced the move Sunday.