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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-08-25 10:38:03

The Pirates will send top prospect Gregory Polanco back to the minor leagues today, reports Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports (Twitter link). However, Polanco’s demotion is likely to be relatively short-lived, as the 22-year-old could rejoin the team a…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-08-20 14:53:54

Tigers outfielder Andy Dirks suffered yet another setback in his return from back surgery i a rehab game on Sunday, according to James Schmel of MLive.com. Dirks sustained the second hamstring injury of his rehab assignment, and while the results of a…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-08-17 12:37:55

Angels skipper Mike Scioscia is less-than-thrilled with Josh Hamilton and feels that he’s not quite the player he was when he was with the Rangers, writes Gerry Fraley of The Dallas Morning News.  “Josh is not the same that we saw when we we…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-08-13 22:26:56

Twins GM Terry Ryan was on-hand in New Britain tonight to see top prospect Byron Buxton‘s Double-A debut, but the evening took a scary turn for the five-tool center fielder. Buxton collided with right fielder Mike Kvasnicka and was unconscious on…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-08-12 21:15:08

Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia has switched agents and is now represented by Praver Shapiro Sports Management, reports Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer-Press. He had previously made multiple changes, most recently moving to the Legacy Sports Grou…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-08-12 08:56:50

While many clubs are averse to making trades within their own division, the Twins and Royals showed little hesitation to do so last night when Minnesota traded Josh Willingham to Kansas City in exchange for right-hander Jason Adam. The Twins, in fact,…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-08-11 18:02:14

The Royals have acquired Josh Willingham from the Twins, according to Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN (on Twitter). The Twins will receive right-hander Jason Adam, per Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star (Twitter link).

Willingham was claimed by Kansa…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-08-10 22:20:56

Cubs outfielder Chris Coghlan believes there’s too much pressure on prospects today, Toni Ginnetti of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. “People didn’t even know who was in Triple-A 10 years ago,” says the 2009 NL Rookie of the Year wi…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-08-10 16:33:20

The closest pennant races are in MLB’s two Central divisions. Here’s the latest from both the NL and AL Central:

The Brewers sense they were the runner-up for the services of right-hander Jim Johnson, who signed a minor league deal with th…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-08-10 09:40:33

SUNDAY: Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN reports (via Twitter) that Correia had already cleared revocable waivers, meaning Los Angeles passed on claiming him and the Twins were free to deal him to any team.
SATURDAY: The Dodgers acquired righty Kevin Correi…

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