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Santana agrees to 4-year deal with Twins

December 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

SAN DIEGO — The Twins have completed a four-year agreement with free-agent right-hander Ervin Santana, two people with direct knowledge said. Santana, who turns 32 on Friday, will receive a guarantee of $54 million and salaries of $13.5 million in …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Santana agrees to 4-year deal with Twins

December 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

SAN DIEGO — The Twins have completed a four-year agreement with free-agent right-hander Ervin Santana, two people with direct knowledge said. Santana, who turns 32 on Friday, will receive a guarantee of $54 million and salaries of $13.5 million in …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hunter insists he still has ‘some bullets left’

December 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — At one point during Wednesday’s news conference at Target Field, Torii Hunter joked that he keeps his “six-pack” abdominal muscles for his wife.
As the 39-year-old outfielder winked at his wife in the first row, Katrina Hunter …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hunter insists he still has ‘some bullets left’

December 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — At one point during Wednesday’s news conference at Target Field, Torii Hunter joked that he keeps his “six-pack” abdominal muscles for his wife.
As the 39-year-old outfielder winked at his wife in the first row, Katrina Hunter …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Twins sign Hunter to one-year deal

December 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Torii Hunter is coming home.
Seeking to bolster their lineup and add veteran leadership to a mostly quiet clubhouse, the Twins surprised many in baseball Tuesday evening by agreeing to a one-year, $10.5 million contract with the five…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Twins sign Hunter to one-year deal

December 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Torii Hunter is coming home.
Seeking to bolster their lineup and add veteran leadership to a mostly quiet clubhouse, the Twins surprised many in baseball Tuesday evening by agreeing to a one-year, $10.5 million contract with the five…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Molitor: bringing back Brunansky ‘easy’ choice

November 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — One of the reasons Twins manager Paul Molitor expresses optimism about the 2015 season, he said, is the way the 2014 team refused to wilt.
Minnesota might have lost 92 games, but is wasn’t a pushover.
Molitor’s first official ad…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Subjectively, Minnesota isn’t as bad as it appears

August 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — By several objective measures, the Twins are having another disappointing season at the plate.
They rank 22nd in the majors with 92 home runs, 24th in strikeout rate (21.3 percent), 20th in batting average (.249) and 27th with runner…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Twins place Buxton on seven-day concussion DL

August 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Mike Berardino
St. Paul Pioneer Press
The Twins placed top prospect Byron Buxton on the seven-day concussion disabled list Thursday, one day after an outfield collision with teammate Mike Kvasnicka for Double-A New Britain.
Buxton, 20, was maki…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Royals rally past Twins: Escobar hit a 2-run, go-ahead triple to lead Kansas City over Minnesota

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Rookie Yordano Ventura pitched seven strong innings, and Alcides Escobar laced a two-run triple in a four-run seventh as the Kansas City Royals downed the Minnesota Twins 6-3 Thursday night.
Ventura (8-8) was pulled after 103 pi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com