JASON KUBEL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kubel producing offense and feeling back at home with Twins

MINNEAPOLIS -- Every time Jason Kubel steps into the batter's box at Target Field, a familiar sound echoes through the ballpark. "Kuuuuubes!" the Twins fans bellow as the left-handed outfielder takes his cuts. It's something Minnesotans have done dating back to the Metrodome days, and ever since Kubel became an everyday player for the Twins back in 2007. So even...
Via Fox Sports North
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

This is what I’ve been trying to tell you about the Twins

Asst GM Rob Antony: We planned for higher payroll than $85M, but FA position players signed elsewhere. “We were trying to give money away.” — Phil Miller (@MillerStrib) March 26, 2014   The Twins season begins on Monday, so we can start to take the roster seriously now. Jason Kubel made the team, and that’s generally the only additional player added to the roster that was...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Jason Kubel looks for spot on roster

Minnesota Twins roster hopeful Jason Kubel has high potential in regaining a spot in the 2014 season lineup. As a nine-year major league veteran, Kubel has had his series of ups and downs. In his first seven years as a Twin, Kubel hit a .271 average with 104 home runs and 429 RBI. After the 2011 season, Kubel signed a free-agent contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, and produced...
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Brothers-in-law Kubel, Tonkin hoping to make Twins roster

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- There were plenty of new faces in the Hammond Stadium clubhouse when outfielder Jason Kubel reported to camp in mid-February. Of course, there were some he recognized from the decade he spent with the Twins' organization, but much had changed since he last played for Minnesota in 2011. Then there was a teammate Kubel knew very well, but had not yet played...
Via Fox Sports North
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Former D’Back Jason Kubel Ditching Scottsdale Home For $1.3 Million

The desert air of Arizona was a fickle setting for major league outfielder Jason Kubel in the year-plus that he played for the…
Via Busted Coverage
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Twins OF Jason Kubel returns to Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS -- Jason Kubel is a Minnesota Twin once again.The Twins announced Friday that they are bringing theveteran outfielder back to Minnesota on a minor league free-agent deal with aninvitation to major-league camp this spring. Kubel, 31, was originally selectedby the Twins in the 12th round of the 2000 draft and played seven years withMinnesota.Kubel spent most of the 2013...
Via Fox Sports North
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

D-backs fan snags foul liner with bare hand (Video)

Diamondbacks fan makes barehended catch of foul ball. A fan at Sunday's Arizona Diamondbacks game made a fantastic one-handed catch of a foul ball with his bare hand while holding onto his sunglasses with the other. It happened in the eighth inning as D-backs left fielder Jason Kubel hit a line drive foul behind home plate, and the fan stood up and snagged it out of the...
Via Holdout Sports
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

New D-back Kubel looks forward to Chase Field

PHOENIX The seed was planted here last May, when Jason Kubel knocked the ball around Chase Field with impunity, hitting for the cycle in Minnesotas three-game series. The Twins were swept, but Kubel was kind of swept away. Pretty nice place, he told his agent, Joel Wolfe. I like the way the ball comes off my bat. Obviously a very talented young team. I told Joel then that this...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 20, 2011  |  Discuss

Kubel heading to the Arizona Diamondbacks

MINNEAPOLIS Free agent outfielder Jason Kubel is heading to the Arizona Diamondbacks, according to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman. Heyman reported Monday that Kubel, who spent his entire seven-year career with the Minnesota Twins, received a two-year, 15 million deal from the Diamondbacks with an option for a third year. Kubel, 29, was drafted by the Twins in 2000 and broke into the...
Via Fox Sports North
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Source: Diamondbacks, Kubel reach deal

The Diamondbacks, continuing their impressive off-season, have reached agreement with free-agent outfielder Jason Kubel on a two-year contract, according to a major-league source. The deal, which is pending a physical, also includes an option for 2014, the source said. Kubel, 29, will play left field for the Diamondbacks, with Gerardo Parra likely becoming the team's fourth...
Via Fox Sports
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss
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