Found December 13, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
MINNEAPOLIS There's no easy cure for back-to-back 90-loss seasons. Terry Ryan knows that. But that hasn't kept the Minnesota Twins general manager from doing what he can to slowly right the ship. In the past few weeks, Ryan has traded away his team's two center fielders -- and top two hitters in the batting order, to boot -- in order to address the organization's biggest need. The return for those players was three pitchers, including two prospects and another that will slide into the rotation this season. Ryan dealt center fielder Denard Span to Washington late last month for pitcher Alex Meyer, one of the Nationals' top prospects. The move to trade Span was far from shocking given that his name had been brought up in trade rumors several times over the past few years. In return, Ryan landed a pitcher who should be able to help the Twins at the major league level in a few years. One week after sending Span to Washington, Ryan traded another outfielder to a d...

North Correia: A Free Agency Story

The MLB Winter Meetings have ended.  There were a lot of moves made and our Twins were in thick of it by making trades and offers to free agent pitchers for them to turn down.  Then, the totally thinkable happened: an average to below average starting pitcher that literally never misses bats (well, 5.7% of the time he does) signed a two year deal.  Welcome to the North, Correia...

Twins add Correia to rebuilding rotation

MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Twins have added another arm to their 2013 starting rotation. The Twins signed free agent right-hander Kevin Correia to a two-year deal worth 10 million, the team announced Thursday. Correia is due to make 4.5 million in 2013 and 5.5 million in 2014. The 32-year-old Correia has spent 10 seasons in the majors, most recently with the Pittsburgh Pirates...

Kevin Correia, Twins finalize $10M, 2-year deal

The Minnesota Twins have finalized a $10 million, two-year contract with right-hander Kevin Correia to fill a rotation spot after their starters posted the second-worst ERA in the majors last season. The 32-year-old, an All-Star in 2011, went 12-11 with a 4.21 ERA for Pittsburgh this year. He will make $4.5 million next year and $5.5 million in 2014 under Thursday's deal. This...

Links of the Day 12/13/12

Kevin Correia is officially a Twin. Also, the Dodgers are looking to move Nick Punto. Good times are here again. Tommy Tuberville sounds like a class act. 2012 in college football GIF form. Ouch. The Weather Channel is now shaming athletes. SCOREBOARD NHL Minnesota, St Louis – People seem to think the season will actually start soon. You know, before it’s all cancelled again in 5 years.
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