Found December 04, 2012 on MLB Injury News:
The Minnesota Twins are targeting starting pitching to add to their major league rotation, and they’re eyeing several free agents, including Joe Blanton, Kevin Correia and Brett Myers, reports Jerry Crasnick of ESPN. With that deal complete, the Twins now turn their attention to acquiring some immediate help for a rotation that went 39-75 with a 5.40 ERA in 2012. It's not a reach to say they're pitching-obsessed. The Twins entered the offseason with only one starter penciled into their 2013 rotation, left-hander Scott Diamond. While they were able to flip outfielder Denard Span for Alex Meyer, a prospect who could turn into a top-of-the-rotation starter down the road, they need bodies to fill out their staff for next season. Minnesota will likely pass on high-profile arms, including Zack Greinke, Anibal Sanchez, Ryan Dempster and even Edwin Jackson, according to Crasnick. The Twins will instead settle into the lower-level of free agent options, including Blanton, Correia and Myers, who says he wants to be a starter next season. Beyond Blanton, Correia and Myers the Twins may also look at several non-tendered arms, including John Lannan and Mike Pelfrey, as well as veteran free agent Vicente Padilla. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + ''; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();

Gallery: Joe Mauer’s new wife, Maddie Bisanz

Despite requests from the Boston Red Sox, Terry Ryan, the Minnesota Twins general manager has said that Joe Mauer is off the market.  And just like the Twins are saying that, Mauer’s new wife, Maddie Bisanz, is too.  Bisanz, now a nurse, and Mauer have been long-time friends in St. Paul, Minnesota.  And as the head of the Twins franchise (and in the middle of a ridiculous eight...

Mauer, Morneau commit to play in WBC

MINNEAPOLIS For the Minnesota Twins' two biggest stars, the baseball season will start a little earlier this year. Catcher Joe Mauer and first baseman Justin Morneau both committed to represent their countries in the World Baseball Classic, Major League Baseball announced Monday. This is Morneau's third time in the WBC. The New Westminster, B.C., native also played on Team...

Roster Watch: Eric Fryer

Eric Fryer has actually already been removed from the roster.  In fact, Fryer has already signed on with the Minnesota Twins, so he will not be back. This is really no great loss, as his status as a prospect was pretty weak to begin with, and overall very short-lived. The Pirates acquired Fryer for disgruntled [...]
Twins News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.