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Twins ink Ervin Santana

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 2 days ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Twins have agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Ervin Santana on a four-year deal Wednesday. Yahoo Sports reported that the deal is worth $54 million and will include a fifth-year option that vests depending on innings pitched. Santana started 31 games for the Atlanta Braves in 2014 and was 14-10 with a 3.95 ERA. He also struck out...

Hunter returns to Twins

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 3 days ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Twins made it official on Wednesday, announcing the signing of outfielder Torii Hunter to a one-year contract. The deal, which is worth $10.5 million, reunites Hunter with the team that drafted him in the first round 21 years ago. Hunter, who turns 40 in July, played his first 1,234 major league games for the Twins between 1997 and...

Report: Torii Hunter returns to Twins

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 4 days ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Torii Hunter is reportedly returning to the Minnesota Twins. According USA Today on Tuesday night, Hunter has agreed to a one-year, $10.5 million contract with the team that drafted him in the first round 21 years ago. Hunter, who turns 40 in July, played his first 1,234 major-league games for the Twins between 1997 and 2007 before signing with the Angels as a free...

Molitor to manage Twins

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 3 weeks ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Paul Molitor will be the new manager of the Minnesota Twins.The Twins said the Hall of Famer has agreed to a three-year contract through the 2017 season and will be officially introduced on Tuesday.Molitor will become just the third manager for the franchise since 1986, following Tom Kelly and the recently fired Ron Gardenhire.The 58-year-old St. Paul native...

Twins decline option on Burton

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 6 days ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Twins announced Wednesday that the team will not pick up its contract option on reliever Jared Burton for the 2015 season.Burton would have earned $3.6 million next season had the Twins exercised the option. Instead, he will receive a $200,000 buyout and become a free agent.The 33-year-old right-hander has pitched in at least 64 games in each of...

Garden-fired: Twins dismiss manager

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 4 weeks ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Twins fired manager Ron Gardenhire on Monday after 13 seasons.The Twins finished 70-92, the organization's fourth straight losing season. Gardenhire had one year left on a two-year deal he signed prior to the start of this past season.Twins general manager Terry Ryan met with Gardenhire Monday morning and said the decision to move on was mutual...

AL Matchup -- Minnesota at Detroit

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 20 hours ago
AL Matchup -- Minnesota at DetroitMinnesota Twins (70-91) at Detroit Tigers (89-72)Upcoming Games and ResultsGame One: Detroit 4, Minnesota 2Game Two: Minnesota 11, Detroit 4Game Three: Minnesota 12, Detroit 3Game Four: Sunday, September 28th, 1:08 p.m.Head-to-Head Records2014: Minnesota 10-8 (5-4 at Min; 5-4 at Det)2013: Detroit 11-8 (5-4 at Min; 6-4 at Det)2012: Detroit 10-8 (7-2 at Min; 3-6...

AL Matchup -- Minnesota at Detroit

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 1 day ago
AL Matchup -- Minnesota at DetroitMinnesota Twins (69-91) at Detroit Tigers (89-71)Upcoming Games and ResultsGame One: Detroit 4, Minnesota 2Game Two: Minnesota 11, Detroit 4Game Three: Saturday, September 27th, 7:08 p.m.Game Four: Sunday, September 28th, 1:08 p.m.Head-to-Head Records2014: Minnesota 9-8 (5-4 at Min; 4-4 at Det)2013: Detroit 11-8 (5-4 at Min; 6-4 at Det)2012: Detroit 10-8 (7-2...

AL Matchup -- Minnesota at Detroit

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 2 days ago
AL Matchup -- Minnesota at DetroitMinnesota Twins (68-91) at Detroit Tigers (89-70)Upcoming Games and ResultsGame One: Detroit 4, Minnesota 2Game Two: Friday, September 26th, 7:08 p.m.Game Three: Saturday, September 27th, 7:08 p.m.Game Four: Sunday, September 28th, 1:08 p.m.Head-to-Head Records2014: Tied 8-8 (Det 4-5 at Min; 4-3 at Home)2013: Detroit 11-8 (5-4 at Min; 6-4 at Det)2012: Detroit...

Recap: Detroit vs. Minnesota

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 3 days ago
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Victor Martinez had three hits, including a two-run homer, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins, 4-2, on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series.The Tigers, who have already clinched at least a wild-card berth, remained two games up on Kansas City for first place in the AL Central.Miguel Cabrera added a solo homer for the Tigers, who have...