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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-11-21 00:32:22

Midnight EST is the deadline for teams to add players to their 40-man roster in order to protect them from being selected in next month’s Rule 5 Draft. Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com lists the notable prospects who are newly Rule 5 eligible. Of course…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-11-19 23:17:29

Here are the latest minor moves from around the game:

The Marlins have agreed to a minor league deal with infielder Reid Brignac, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports (Twitter link). Brignac, a former top prospect, hit .222/.300/.346 in 91 PA for the Phil…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-11-19 00:38:01

Though not available to MLB clubs at present, righty Chihiro Kaneko could become a virtual free agent (in the same manner as Masahiro Tanaka last year) if he is posted by the Orix Buffaloes. The 31-year-old has signed on with agent Arn Tellem of Wass…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-11-18 19:36:18

Here are today’s minor moves from around the league…

The Cardinals have outrighted right-hander Keith Butler off the team’s 40-man roster, according to the MLB.com transactions page. St. Louis has also released center fielder Shane …

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-11-18 19:21:31

The heavily backloaded nature of the Blue Jays‘ deal with Russell Martin leaves the club with additional potential payroll capacity for 2015, as Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca writes. It is worth noting that Toronto likely feels comfortable…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-11-18 00:26:14

Baseball America’s Matt Eddy has this week’s edition of his Minor League Transactions feature up, which, as usual, features several recent minor league signings. Here are a few highlights from his piece, as well as other minor moves from a…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-11-17 14:08:12

The Braves, Cubs, Giants, Red Sox, Royals and Twins are six of the teams thought to have asked for Justin Masterson’s medicals or otherwise checked in on the right-hander, ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick reports (Twitter links).  Though Masterson is…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-11-16 13:55:03

The latest from the AL Central..

Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN (on Twitter) hears that the Twins have inquired about free agent starter Justin Masterson.  Minnesota is also checking in on free agent outfielders, but finding a starter or two is at the t…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-11-15 00:14:52

Twins GM Terry Ryan is “doing well” after his bout with throat cancer, writes MLB.com’s Barry Bloom. The 61-year-old still is experiencing various forms of discomfort, but has completed radiation and is back at full force in the Minne…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-11-13 22:51:47

The Indians are kicking the tires on a familiar name, as Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports they’ve reached out to Justin Masterson about a potential return. The Indians are likely interested in Masterson only on a one-year deal, w…

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