Found November 17, 2011 on
MLB Trade Rumors:
The Indians are interested in free agent outfielder Jason Kubel, according to Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Cleveland claimed Kubel on waivers in August and they are still considering ways of obtaining outfield depth.
Kubel, 29, posted a .273/.332/.434 line for the Twins in 2011, adding 12 homers and 21 doubles. He's a Type B free agent and it appears highly unlikely that he'll cost a draft pick, even if the free agent compensation system changes under the upcoming collective bargaining agreement.
Though Kubel would provide some offense, he's a left-handed hitter and Cleveland's offense already features a number of lefty bats. Outfielders Shin-Soo Choo and Michael Brantley bat from the left side, along with Travis Hafner, Jason Kipnis, Lonnie Chisenhall and Jack Hannahan. However, GM Chris Antonetti appears to be keeping options open in case the right deal emerges for a left-handed hitter. The Indians, who are considering options at first bas...
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Sosnick Cobbe Sports said on Twitter that the left-handed Dumatrait will be back with Minnesota for the 2012 season.
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MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins have agreed to a one-year contract with free-agent catcher Ryan Doumit.
The signing was confirmed Friday afternoon on the Twitter account of Sosnick Cobbe Sports, the agency that represents Doumit.
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The Minnesota Twins have changed their tune and are allowing starting pitcher Francisco Liriano to pitch in the Domincan Winter League this winter. Only catch is that he’ll be on an innings limit.
@PMac21: Liriano will throw about 25-30 innings in winter ball — about a half season — Anderson says. He was dealing with arm issues all year.
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The Twins signed free agent shortstop Jamey Carroll to a two-year, $6.75 million contract in a deal that was formally announced on Wednesday.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Jamey Carroll is officially a Minnesota Twin.
The team announced the signing Wednesday after they were reportedly closing in on a deal late last week. The 37-year-old Carroll signed a two-year contract, with a mutual option for a third year in 2014.
Carroll, 37, has spent 10 seasons in the majors, most recently with the Los Angeles Dodgers for the past two years...
Veteran infielder Jamey Carroll signed a two-year contract with the Twins worth at least $6.5 million, a deal announced Wednesday that includes a mutual option for the 2014 season.
The Minnesota Twins have finalized a two-year contract with veteran middle infielder Jamey Carroll that includes a mutual option for the 2014 season. The deal was announced Wednesday, bringing the 37-year-old career .278 hitter to Minnesota. This is the latest attempt by the Twins to stabilize their shortstop situation, after signing Japanese star Tsuyoshi Nishioka last season and watching him...
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Catcher Ryan Doumit, a 1999 graduate of Moses Lake High School, agreed to a one-year, $3 million contract Friday with the Minnesota Twins, according to one of his agents.
"I knew I was going to hear about my age, and I don’t feel like I’m as old as what people assume," Jamey Carroll said Wednesday.
The Twins agreed to terms on a one-year contract with free agent Ryan Doumit on Friday, according to a Twitter post from the veteran catcher's agents at Sosnick-Cobbe Sports. The deal is worth $3 million, pending a physical.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins and versatile catcher Ryan Doumit agreed Friday a one-year, $3 million contract.