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Twins seeking additional arms after Meetings
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The Twins came into the Winter Meetings with the goal of acquiring pitching. They acquired both a starter and a reliever, signing Michael Pineda and agreeing to terms with reliever Fernando Rodney.

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Molitor: After Pineda deal, pitching still a priority
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Just 15 minutes before Twins manager Paul Molitor took the podium at the Winter Meetings on Wednesday, the club announced it had signed right-hander Michael Pineda to a backloaded two-year deal worth $10 million.

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Twins sign Pineda to two-year contract
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The Twins made their first significant signing of the offseason, but it’s a move more geared toward 2019. They signed right-hander Michael Pineda to a two-year, $10 million contract on Wednesday at the Winter Meetings, despite the pitcher undergoing Tommy John surgery on July 18.

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Twins make rounds but prefer to spend on FAs
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With the way technology has changed the Winter Meetings, teams don’t meet in person as much as they did in the past. The Twins bucked that trend on Tuesday, meeting with several teams to talk about potential trades, according to general manager Thad Levine.

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Twins aim to be open-minded, flexible at WM
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The Twins mostly met with agents on the first day of the annual Winter Meetings, and a few clubs as well, as they try to acquire pitching help for both the rotation and bullpen.

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Unique Twins experiences up for bid
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As part of the sixth annual Winter Meetings charity auction, the Twins created three different baseball-related experiences fans can bid on as part of the auction that runs through Thursday at MLB.com/wintermeetingsauction.

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Twins ready for pitching market to heat up
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The Twins have made it loud and clear that acquiring pitching is their top objective this offseason, and now that the Winter Meetings are here, the front office is hoping to accelerate that process.

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Today only! Take 30% off orders over $30
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It’s a special friends and family savings event at the Twins Shop, where if you spend more than $30 you can take 30 percent off your order. Use the code BIGDEAL and save until 10:59 p.m. CT.

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Twins hit jackpot with Johan pick at '99 Meetings
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The Rule 5 Draft is an afterthought for many teams at the Winter Meetings, but to former general manager Terry Ryan, it was seen as a way for the budget-conscious Twins to cheaply acquire young talent.

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Marte still in play for Twins after voided deal
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Despite voiding top prospect Jelfry Marte’s $3 million deal because of vision issues, the Twins still have interest in signing the 16-year-old Dominican shortstop, according to a source familiar with the negotiations.

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Report: Twins nab ex-Braves prospect Severino
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The Twins have agreed to terms with Yunior Severino, a 18-year-old infielder granted free agency last month after Major League Baseball penalized the Braves for infractions committed on the international market.

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Twins hire pitching analytics expert Kalk
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The Twins continue to reshape their front office with an analytical bent, as they hired highly regarded pitching analytics expert Josh Kalk from the Rays as senior analyst.

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