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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-09-21 08:43:09

In today’s column, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe writes looks at six teams that badly need some fixing this offseason.  The list starts with the Braves, who have been held back in part by B.J. Upton‘s five-year, $75MM deal.  The Rang…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-09-21 08:43:09

In today’s column, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe writes looks at six teams that badly need some fixing this offseason.  The list starts with the Braves, who have been held back in part by B.J. Upton‘s five-year, $75MM deal.  The Rang…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-09-19 22:40:44

Several MLB clubs have dabbled with neurological training in a bid to improve their hitters’ pitch recognition, as Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal writes. The Red Sox, Cubs, and Rays have already initiated programs, but more could be on t…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-09-19 21:27:52

Phil Hughes of the Twins has capped off one of the game’s best turnarounds by topping 200 innings on the year after today’s outing. As Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press notes on Twitter, Hughes picked up a $250K bonus after pass…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-09-18 13:57:32

The Nationals have claimed infielder Pedro Florimon off waivers from the Twins, the club announced. This is the move that necessitated the designation of Eury Perez for assignment, which the team also announced.
Florimon, a switch-hitter, slashed .221…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-09-17 23:05:01

Here’s the latest out of the game’s central divisions:

Brewers GM Doug Melvin denied a report from Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com that the team had decided to exercise its end of a $14MM mutual option over third baseman Aramis Ramirez f…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-09-18 17:07:18

As Baseball America’s Josh Leventhal writes, yesterday marked a two-week period where Major League clubs are free to negotiate with available minor league organizations. Major League clubs sign player development contracts with minor league organ…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-09-13 12:41:38

Eduardo Rodriguez, the pitching prospect the Red Sox acquired from the Orioles for Andrew Miller in July, could end up being a key acquisition, WEEI.com’s Alex Speier writes. “Steal of the trade deadline…I know Miller is doing great in Ba…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-09-13 09:11:15

Kirk Gibson’s good relationship with chief baseball officer Tony La Russa might help him keep his job with Diamondbacks, CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman writes. The Diamondbacks are struggling and are in the process of replacing Kevin Towers as thei…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-09-11 17:16:39

In his latest piece for ESPN.com, Jerry Crasnick examines how vital a piece of the Pirates‘ success Russell Martin has become. While his two-year, $17MM deal was initially viewed as an overpay by some after a so-so season in New York, he’…

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