Pirates shortstop Jung Ho Kang made the adjustment to life in the Majors last year, and Twins manager Paul Molitor is hoping for a similar transition for Byung Ho Park, who was signed by the Twins this offseason to a four-year deal worth $12 million.
The Twins reportedly signed three relief pitchers to Minor League contracts, giving the organization some added bullpen depth. Marcus Walden, Raul Fernandez and David Martinez all signed with Minnesota recently, according to Baseball America.
Beat reporter Rhett Bollinger addresses Byung Ho Park’s transition, Kennys Vargas’ future and Danny Santana’s role in his latest Twins Inbox.
Who do the Twins have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Minnesota’s Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com’s Prospect Watch.
After a surprising 2015 season that saw them remain in contention for a spot in the postseason until the final weekend of the season, the Twins have their eyes on loftier goals in 2016.
After four straight seasons with at least 92 losses, the external expectations were low yet again for the Twins entering the 2015 season.
Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is coming off back-to-back seasons with at least 20 homers and 100 runs scored, and he has established himself as a fan favorite in the process.
With Friday’s deadline to add players to the 40-man roster to protect them from December’s Rule 5 Draft, the Twins added outfielder Adam Brett Walker and pitchers Taylor Rogers, J.T. Chargois, Pat Dean, Mason Melotakis, Randy Rosario and Yorman Landa to their Major League roster.
While the Twins didn’t have the All-Star Game to assist them with their community efforts like they did in 2014, they still made a major impact throughout the Twin Cities and beyond this year with their involvement in several charities and non-profit organizations.
The Scottsdale Scorpions earned the 2015 Arizona Fall League championship, beating the Surprise Saguaros, 6-4, on Saturday thanks in large part to the performance of several Minnesota Twins prospects.
Few young prospects in baseball have the raw power of Adam Brett Walker II, the huge 6-foot-4, 225-pound right-handed hitting outfielder in the Twins organization. I have just watched Walker II compete in the 2015 Arizona Fall League. Having just turned 24 in October, Walker II hit some very long home runs as the ball […]