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Minneapolis Star-Tribune 12 hours ago

Matt Canterino finds his arm works just fine as he returns to the mound for Twins

Former second-round pick Matt Canterino pitched two strong innings for the Twins against Atlanta on Thursday, after missing 19 months following Tommy John surgery.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 14 hours ago

The next leap for Twins leadoff hitter Edouard Julien? Learning to hit lefties.

There was just one weak point in Edouard Julien's stellar rookie campaign with the Twins — a difficulty hitting lefthanders that kept him out of the lineup. He spent all winter working on a fix.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 17 hours ago

Chris Paddack ramps up, Matt Canterino returns but Twins fall 5-0 to Atlanta

Chris Paddack and Matt Canterino continue to look good as they return from Tommy John surgery. The loss dropped the Twins to 1-4-1 in exhibition games.

Manuel Margot finds a seemingly perfect fit with Twins after trade from Dodgers

Former Rays and Padres outfielder Manuel Margot brings a little bit of everything to the clubhouse — the ability to play every outfield position, a solid reputation at the plate and some history with new teammates.

Phil Roof mastered batting practice for the Twins — now the machines are taking over

Phil Roof has been invited to spring training with the Twins for 63 years and he could lob a home run ball with the best of them. In that department, his services are no longer needed.

Twins pitcher Simeon Woods Richardson sees promising signs after overhauling delivery

Early signs from an overhauled delivery are good for the Twins starter. In other notes around spring training, Royce Lewis and Kyle Farmer won the egg toss.

Jhoan Duran, Pablo López, hit around as Twins lose to Orioles in spring training

The Orioles hitters blistered the Twins pitchers for 17 hits and 12 runs at Hammond Stadium.
Twinkie Town Feb 28, 2024
Twins Reacts Survey: Grading Minnesota’s Offseason

Twins Reacts Survey: Grading Minnesota’s Offseason

Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/ Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the MLB. Throughout the year we ask questions of the most plugged-in Minnesota Twins fans and fans across the country. Sign up here to participate in the weekly emailed surveys. With the acquisition of Manuel (don’t call him Manny) Margot, Derek Falvey has indicated that the roster is all but set in stone. Last week, I broke down any potential Spring Training battles, but welcome health and the Margot trade ends any debate, barring Spring injuries (please god no). With all...

Byron Buxton's return to center field gives Twins a day to celebrate

Byron Buxton didn't make any diving catches; he just got his legs underneath him in his first game in center field since August 2022, but there were still smiles all around.

Byron Buxton's return to center field goes as he planned it all along

How good could the Twins lineup be if Byron Buxton plays a majority of the games in center field? Let's hope we find out.

Dodgers will pay Minnesota $6 million to $8 million as part of the Margot trade with the Twins

The Los Angeles Dodgers will pay Minnesota $6 million to $8 million as part of the trade that moved Manuel Margot to the Twins.

Twins regulars struggle, but minor leaguers rally for 3-3 tie with Phillies

Byron Buxton returned to center field, Carlos Correa debuted and the Twins had nine different pitchers make an appearance before their minor leaguers staged a dramatic rally.

Three things about the Twins trade; Chip Scoggins on Vikings, Caitlin Clark

Host Michael Rand unpacks Monday's Twins trade for Manuel Margot. Then he talks to columnist Chip Scoggins about a number of things -- including a big week for the Vikings and Caitlin Clark coming to town.
Twinkie Town Feb 27, 2024
Greatest Minnesota Twins: The Twinkie Town Definitive List (Round 18)

Greatest Minnesota Twins: The Twinkie Town Definitive List (Round 18)

Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/ The Rodney Dangerfield of Twins pitching history Rounds 1-17 Results: Harmon Killebrew Kirby Puckett Rod Carew Tony Oliva Joe Mauer Bert Blyleven Kent Hrbek Jim Kaat Johan Santana Torii Hunter Justin Morneau Frank Viola Joe Nathan Brad Radke Gary Gaetti Bob Allison Jim Perry In MLB’s pitching-dominant 1960s and ‘70s, a SP had to be great to be noticed. Jim Perry was exactly that, but only for a few seasons (‘69-’70). Despite a Cy Young Award on his mantle, he lacked the long-term dominance of a Bob Gibson, Don...

How Twins reliever Griffin Jax built his awe-inducing slider

Twins reliever Griffin Jax developed a new pitch that raised his profile in the Twins bullpen. This is the story of how and when it all came together.

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