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Did Minnesota make the right decision, signing Josh Willingham over Michael Cuddyer? Will Mark Melancon close? Cliff Corcoran answers that and more in his latest Hot Stove Roundup.

Cuddyer sees Twins' decision as all business

The outfielder indicated he received mixed signals when Minnesota signed outfielder Josh Willingham.

Cuddyer reflects on time spent with Twins

MINNEAPOLIS Michael Cuddyer spent his entire 11-year big league career with the Minnesota Twins. But as he entered free agency this offseason, a tough decision had to be made.Instead of staying with the team that drafted him ninth overall in 1997, Cuddyer opted to sign with the Colorado Rockies. But as he leaves behind the only big league team he really knows, Cuddyer said he does...

Thome delivers thanks to Twins employees

Jim Thome is no longer with the Twins, but the celebrated slugger still wanted to show his appreciation to the organization with a special gesture on Tuesday.

Royals ink P Mijares to one-year pact

The Kansas City Royals signed left-handed reliever Jose Mijares to a one-year contract Wednesday. The deal is worth $925,000 for Mijares, who has spent the past four seasons with the Minnesota Twins. The Royals plan to use Mijares as a situational lefty out of the bullpen. The 27-year-old Mijares was 0-2 with a 4.59 ERA in 58 appearances last season. His batting average against...

Twins sign P Marquis to one-year, $3M deal

The Minnesota Twins have signed right-handed starter Jason Marquis to a one-year deal worth $3 million.Marquis is joining his fifth team in as many seasons. The 33-year-old spent last 2011 between the Washington Nationals and Arizona Diamondbacks, going 8-6 with a 4.43 ERA in 132 innings.Marquis' best season came in 2004, when he won 16 games with a 3.71 ERA with the St. Louis...

Mijares gives Royals second lefty 'pen option

The Royals have signed left-handed reliever Jose Mijares to a one-year deal worth $925,000. Mijares was non-tendered by the Twins after posting a 3-6 mark with a 3.16 ERA over 186 appearances since 2008.

Twins sign Marquis to 1-year deal

The Minnesota Twins added more depth to their pitching staff on Thursday, signing veteran Jason Marquis to a one-year, $3 million contract.

Twins sign Marquis to one-year, $3 million deal

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Right-hander Jason Marquis has agreed to a one-year, $3 million deal with the Minnesota Twins.

Twins, Marquis agree on 1-year, $3 million deal

Right-hander Jason Marquis has agreed to a one-year, $3 million deal with the Minnesota Twins.

The Worst Sports Gift You Ever Received: Issue #3

Ever receive a horrible and/or hilarious sports gift? Send your submissions to OverheardSP at gmail. I am a Twins fan and I asked for a Joe Mauer jersey a few years ago for Christmas. On Christmas morning...
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