Found December 13, 2011 on Star Tribune:
PLAYERS: Jose Mijares
TEAMS: Minnesota Twins
Will those pitchers -- and Jose Mijares -- do better in their new homes?

Twins decline to offer contract to LHP Mijares

The Minnesota Twins have decided not to offer left-hander Jose Mijares a contract for next season. The decision makes the 27-year-old reliever a free agent. Mijares has been a regular part of the Twins' bullpen for the last four years. He was excellent in his first two seasons, emerging as a reliable left-handed specialist. But the Venezuelan reliever struggled to keep his weight...

Joe Mauer is Going to Get Married... not to Us

Congratulations to Joe Mauer and his fiance Maddie Bisanz. While some female (and male) Minnesota Twins fans may be incredibly devastated by the recent news of Minnesota's #1 bachelor being taken off the market, we are hoping Mauer's weekend engagement will fuel a comeback to the Man Muscles we know and love. The Man Muscles who owns three batting titles and swings...

Joe Mauer announces engagement

If you figured Joe Mauer would eventually marry a woman nearly as boring as Joe Mauer’s public persona, pat yourself on the back. Meet Maddie Bisanz. She hit the lottery over the weekend. Mauer asked her to marry him and she became an instant millionaire, pending pre-nup paperwork. The Twins .300 hitting machine is set to make $23,000,000 per year for the next seven years. Cue...

Michael Cuddyer Player Projection No. 119

Key Stats: Cuddyer isn't a stud, but he is a guy I would like to have on my team. He has a career .272 AVG, has a 30 HR and 100 RBI season under his belt, and even contributed double digits in steals last year. Granted the level at which he has done this is inconsistent from year to year, but what makes him more valuable to us is his roster flexibility. Cuddyer is eligible at...

Joe Mauer Is off the Market – Engaged to Maddie Bisanz

Sorry ladies, but one of the most eligible bachelors in sports is off the market. Twins catcher Joe Mauer reportedly proposed to his girlfriend Maddie Bisanz over the weekend and she said yes. “We couldn’t be happier, and we’re both really excited,” Mauer said. The proposal took place at Sanibel Island, near Fort Myers in [...]

Willingham, Twins near agreement

The Twins, facing the loss of Michael Cuddyer in free agency, were near an agreement Tuesday with free-agent outfielder Josh Willingham, according to major-league sources. Willingham, who turns 32 on Feb. 17, likely will play left field for the Twins, who have been trying to re-sign both Cuddyer and free-agent outfielder Jason Kubel. Cuddyer, seeking a three- and possibly four...

Twins GM: Cuddyer contract talks not finished

Minnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan says the team has not ended contract talks with free agent outfielder Michael Cuddyer, amid discussions with his potential replacement, Josh Willingham.

Twins' Cuddyer not gone yet; Willingham too

By DAVE CAMPBELL, AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan says the team has not ended contract talks with free agent outfielder Michael Cuddyer, amid discussions with his potential replacement, Josh Willingham. Ryan said Wednesday that "nobody is backed into a corner here." Cuddyer has been with the organization since he was a...

Source: Twins, Willingham reach multiyear deal

Josh Willingham has reached an agreement on a multiyear contract with the Minnesota Twins pending completion of a physical exam, according to a league source.

Twins, Willingham appear close to deal

The Twins are close to signing free-agent outfielder Josh Willingham, according to a tweet on Tuesday evening from FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal.
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