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Josh Roenicke, who was non-tendered by the Twins early in the offseason, has agreed to a minor-league deal with the Nationals.
Minnesota chose not to bring back Roenicke for about $1.5 million via the arbitration process after he threw 62 innings with a 4.35 ERA and 45/36 K/BB ratio in a middle relief role last season.
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MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Twins pitchers and catchers report to Fort Myers, Fla., on Sunday, with the position players heading south not long after. It's an important spring for the Twins, who are coming off their third straight losing season and have many questions to answer before the season. Here are the five biggest question marks Minnesota has entering camp.
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MINNEAPOLIS -- Hope springs eternal, and for fans of all 30 Major League Baseball teams, hope is always eternal in spring.
That includes those who cheer for the Minnesota Twins, a club that grew accustomed to winning in the 2000s before three straight years of 90 or more losses from 2011-13. After going 66-96 this past year, it appears as if there's nowhere to go but up for the...
The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with right-handed reliever Josh Roenicke for a minor league deal with an invitation to major league spring training.
The Nationals announced the deal Friday.
Roenicke has appeared in 190 games over six seasons with Cincinnati, Toronto, Colorado and Minnesota. He pitched in 63 games with the Twins last year, going 3-1 with a 4.35 ERA...
Minnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan has been released from the hospital, the first step in his recovery from cancer surgery.
The Twins announced Friday that Ryan left the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, three days after the operation.
According to team spokesman Dustin Morse, Ryan told team physician Dr. Vijay Eyunni that he was ''doing well.'' Ryan will spend...
(Eds: Updates. Should stand.) By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer As the Minnesota Twins annual honors were handed out at Target Field, the club's most valuable player hardly needed his introduction.
He has a new title, though, and that's going to take some getting used to.
First baseman Joe Mauer.
''That sounded a little bit weird, didn't it?'' Mauer...
When January Grey was working on the rankings, I doubt he ever thought he'd be setting up February Grey to write an overrated post on Joe Mauer. January Grey, "Don't be mad cause I'm doing me better than you doing you (repeat 3 times)." Here was a guy (Mauer, not January Grey or Childish Gambino) who hasn't done well in years. Not just last year. In...
The Twins have claimed left-handed pitcher Brooks Raley off waivers from the Chicago Cubs and added him to the 40-man roster.
Raley, 25, is 6-foot-3 and a former sixth-round (2009) out of Texas A&M.