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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-28 09:18:34

In his latest piece on the market for James Shields, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports looks at the most recent significant contracts for starting pitchers of age 33 or older and points out that history is not on Shields’ side. MLBTR took a similar l…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-27 16:09:01

Most of the meat left on the free agent bone belongs to the pitching segment of the market. Indeed, five of the seven players who I listed this morning as intriguing free agents were right-handed pitchers.
Here’s the latest on some arms from arou…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-25 22:45:07

Members of the White Sox are excited about GM Rick Hahn’s high-profile offseason, Dan Hayes of CSNChicago.com writes. “They were busy, worked hard and instilled confidence in the guys that were here,” says Adam Eaton. “It kind o…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-24 23:25:07

With the 2014 free agent class thinning out behind James Shields, Francisco Rodriguez, and Rafael Soriano, the New York Post’s Ken Davidoff takes a look ahead at the 2015 free agent market. Davidoff predicts David Price will sign the richest cont…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-24 17:19:27

It’s still unclear where James Shields will wind up, and CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman tracks Shields’ hard-to-read market, guessing at nine potential destinations for the free agent righty. Topping the list is the Cardinals, who showed some…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-24 18:50:24

Here are the latest players to avoid arbitration:

The Tigers and reliever Al Alburquerque have agreed to a one-year, $1.725MM deal, reports Mike Perchick of WAPT Sports. Additionally, Alburquerque will earn $12.5K if he makes 75 appearances, per CBS …

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-23 19:54:28

Though Johan Santana‘s comeback attempt briefly stalled when he experienced some shoulder discomfort, it appears he’s back on course, as Jon Heyman of CBS Sports tweets that the former Cy Young winner will throw a bullpen session today and …

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-23 15:52:18

The Twins announced that they have avoided arbitration with outfielder Jordan Schafer by agreeing to a one-year, $1.55MM contract. A look at MLBTR’s Arbitration Tracker shows that Schafer and his representatives at Relativity Baseball had filed …

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-23 00:29:52

Here’s the latest from around the AL Central…

As far as Corey Kluber knows, his representatives haven’t had any talks with the Indians about an extension, the Cy Young Award winner told reporters (including Zack Meisel of the Northea…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2015-01-18 19:49:39

The Nationals now might be the favorites to sign Max Scherzer, and that’s a bit surprising, given the quality of their existing rotation and the fact that they don’t seem likely to push their payroll to Dodgers/Yankees levels, Barry Svrluga…

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