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TWINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Source: Minnesota Twins Will Name Paul Molitor New Manager

A source close to the team has confirmed to Standing O Sports’ Malcolm Kelner the Minnesota Twins will name Paul Molitor as the new manager. The source spoke on condition of anonymity because the Twins have not yet made the announcement official. Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities reported last night that GM Terry Ryan will interview Molitor for a third time today. However...
Via Standing O Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Twins Rumors: Alomar is no longer a candidate for manager

The Minnesota Twins search for a manager continues, following a season in which they won just 70 games, marking the fourth consecutive season with 70 of fewer wins. Pitching was a downfall, as the Twins ranked 29th in the Major Leagues in ERA. The poor finish resulted in the firing of Ron Gardenhire, who has managed the Twins since 2002. The managerial candidate list, which appeared...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Paul Molitor still favorite for Twins job even as team drags feet on offer

While Paul Molitor remains the favorite to land the Twins managerial job, but according to Mike Berardino it “doesn’t sound like” the team is ready to offer him the position just yet. Molitor has a long history with the Twins and sat in on their organizational meeting last week. Doesn't sound like Terry Ryan is expected to offer Paul Molitor the mgr job just yet. More...
Via Tireball.com
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

A not Optimistic Twins Discussion

Hello all.  You know what's weird?  We are sitting here, the day before the World Series starts at the end of a season where the Twins fired their manager and I haven't written one word about it.  I still love baseball.  I've still watched almost every playoff game possible.  I have a strong rooting interest in the Royals over the boring and overused Giants.  I...
Via Down with Goldy
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Twins Rumors: No urgency in hiring new manager

 The Minnesota Twins finished the 2014 season with a record of 70-92, last place in the American League Central. It marked the fourth consecutive season that the Twins won 70 or fewer games. Pitching was a downfall, as the Twins ranked 29th in the Major Leagues in ERA. The poor finish resulted in the firing of Ron Gardenhire, who has managed the Twins since 2002. The Twins...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hughes named Most Valuable Twin, Pitcher of Year

It comes as little surprise that Minnesota Twins right-hander Phil Hughes won two of the team's major postseason awards. The team announced Thursday that Hughes was named the Most Valuable Twin as well as the Twins Pitcher of the Year when the recipients of the 2014 Diamond Awards were released. Hughes, who signed a three-year deal with Minnesota before the 2014 season, turned...
Via Fox Sports North
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins pitcher Glen Perkins reminds the Royals of his World Series assistance

Glen Perkins reminds the Royals of his World Series assistance, tweets they can thank him later.I gave the Royals home field advantage with my save in ASG. They can thank me later.— Glen Perkins (@glenperkins) October 15, 2014Funny stuff. Almost as funny as the fact that the ASG is giving KC home field advantage.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins closer: Royals can thank me later for home-field advantage

The Kansas City Royals owe it all to Glen Perkins. OK, maybe the Minnesota Twins closer didn’t have that much to do with Kansas City’s four-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles in the American League Central Series, but he’s technically the reason the Royals will have home-field advantage in the World Series when they take on either the St. Louis Cardinals or the San Francisco...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins pitcher sends funny tweet to Royals

Twins closer Glen Perkins was happy for the Kansas City Royals after the Royals managed... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins GM Ryan tells fans Sano could be headed for the outfield

The Twins’ original timetable may have envisioned Miguel Sano as the team’s starting third baseman next April, but Tommy John surgery and a lost 2014 season changed all that. Sano won’t be in Minneapolis next April, General Manager Terry Ryan told season-ticket holders on Wednesday, and when he does arrive, it’s possible he won’t be a third baseman, either. “Sano could...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Byron Buxton plays for first time since concussion

After a rough year for Minnesota Twins prospects, top prospect Byron Buxton is back on the field for the first time since his ugly concussion.  On Tuesday as the Arizona Fall League began, Buxton was on the field for Salt River.  Although he went 0-4 with a run and a stolen base, this is very positive news for Twins fans.While the team has been very mediocre over the past several...
Via MLB Injury News
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Rumors: Minnesota interested in Yasmany Tomas

The Minnesota Twins struggled to a 70-92 season in 2014, last in the American League Central. The Twins were seventh in the league in runs scored, but were a woeful 29th in the Major Leagues in ERA.  The 70-win season was the fourth year in a row with 70 or fewer wins. Looking to improve the team across the board,  the Twins have interest in working out Cuban outfielder Yasmany...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins fire Ron Gardenhire

The Minnesota Twins fired manager Ron Gardenhire on Monday. Gardenhire, who took over in 2002, led the Twins to division titles in each of his first three seasons and four of his first five.  Minnesota also won back-to-back AL Central championships in 2009-10. But the team has slipped over the past four years, finishing fifth in the division in three of those seasons and fourth...
Via Sports-Glory
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Hughes turns down $500K bonus offer from Twins

As we near the end of Major League Baseball’s regular season, incentive bonuses in player contracts are coming into play with only a few games remaining. In the case of Minnesota Twins pitcher Phil Hughes, his 2014 season comes to an end agonizingly short of an additional $500,000. Hughes was to receive the half million […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Rain delay costs Phil Hughes shot at $500K bonus

It’s been a rough year for the Minnesota Twins.  They enter play on Wednesday with the second worst record in the American League, having finished fourth or fifth in the AL Central the last four seasons.  One of the team’s bright spots has been Right hand pitcher Phil Hughes, who entered today’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks with a 15-10 record and very respectable...
Via Reading Between The Seams
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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