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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-19 00:55:30

The Braves have reportedly been trying to package Chris Johnson or B.J. Upton along with one of their more desirable trade targets, and the Royals at least had some interest in Johnson, MLB.com’s Mark Bowman reports.  Kansas City’s greater…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-18 00:49:59

The White Sox, Yankees and Astros have spent heavily on relief help this offseason, and ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick wonders if they’ll end up regretting their expensive contracts for veteran relievers. “In the last couple of years we’…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-14 01:20:45

The Marlins do not think they’ll have to pay out the entire $325MM balance of Giancarlo Stanton‘s contract, Pirates president Frank Coonelly told a crowd (including the Tribune-Review’s Rob Biertempfel) at PirateFest Saturday. Speakin…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-13 20:00:32

The Twins had interest in their own former pitcher Francisco Liriano on the free agent market, but when Liriano agreed to terms with the Pirates, the Twins quickly changed course and ended up with Ervin Santana, Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press writ…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-13 14:13:25

The Twins have designated lefty 1B/OF Chris Parmelee for assignment to clear space on their 40-man roster for Ervin Santana, Phil Miller of the Star Tribune tweets. Parmelee, who will be 27 in February, hit .256/.307/.384 in 270 plate appearances for t…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-11 20:16:49

Here are today’s minor transactions, with the newest moves at the top of the post…

The Twins have signed right-hander Brayan Villarreal to a split contract, ESPN’s Enrique Rojas reports (via Twitter).  The deal contains an invitatio…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-15 12:16:06

MONDAY: Fangraphs’ Kiley McDaniel tweets that Santana’s contract contains just one option, which requires Santana to not only reach 200 innings in 2018 but also to reach 400 innings from 2017-18 and to pass a physical at the end of his 20…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-11 04:47:49

The Rule 5 Draft takes place at 11am Central on Thursday, with live audio coverage at MLB.com. The Rule 5 involves players who have been with their teams several years (five seasons if they signed at 18 or younger, four years if they signed at 19 or ol…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-11 04:20:16

The Indians are pursuing free agent starter Brett Anderson, ESPN’s Jim Bowden tweets. If he’s healthy, the talented but oft-injured Anderson would provide a wild card and a left arm for a talented Indians rotation that currently includes Co…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-12-11 01:09:08

THURSDAY: Minnesota is prepared to offer Santana a contract in the neighborhood of four years and $50MM, CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman reports.  The Royals and Giants are among the other teams involved in the Santana chase.
WEDNESDAY: The Twins are &#8…

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