Casey Fien has found his niche. Primarily fastball-curveball when he broke in with the Tigers, in 2009, the Twins reliever has since added a cutter and learned how to pitch. As he told me a few weeks ago, “Now I know what I can get away with and what I can’t.” Last summer, Fien didn’t […]
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Long before any of that major league money starts landing in their bank accounts, most baseball players are in a similar predicament as everyone else in the regular workforce.
Between baseball seasons there are no paychecks and bills don't stop for the winter. So they need to find jobs.
Minnesota Twins reliever Casey Fien says he signed for $500 and a plane...
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25 days ago
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins signed four players to contracts Friday, avoiding arbitration with them.
The team announced it has inked left-hander Tommy Milone, third baseman Trevor Plouffe, reliever Casey Fien and infielder Eduardo Nunez to one-year deals.
Milone, who was acquired in a trade with Oakland during the 2014 season, is set to earn $2.775 million in 2015. Plouffe...
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- With the repeated struggles of the Minnesota Twins' starting pitchers last year, the team's bullpen resorted to gallows humor.
Better laugh about it then gripe and grouse, right?
"It became a running joke that we started stretching in the third inning," relief pitcher Casey Fien said.
As Fien spoke, starting pitcher Vance Worley smiled while seemingly wincing...