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2015 Schedule
83-79, 2nd in AL Cent
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Where should the Twins bat Joe Mauer?

Many believe the former MVP should be toward the bottom of the lineup in 2016 after posting a career-worst .265 batting average this year. However, his manager thinks otherwise. MLB rumors roundup

Twins' stock is on the rise

Minnesota finally arrived as a contender in 2015 and currently looks ready to keep that status next year. The Twins are trending upward, Jim Bowden writes. MLB status check (Insider)

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Hello Park, goodbye Plouffe?

The Twins have until December 8 to sign KBO star Byung-Ho Park. In the meantime, Minnesota has reportedly been fielding inquiries for third baseman Trevor Plouffe, who could be dealt if Park signs. MLB rumors roundup

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Would Twins trade for Jose Fernandez?

Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano are off the table. We're tempted to lump in Jose Berrios, too. However, Minnesota could offer up a package of prospects led by Max Kepler. Other possible destinations

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Plenty of interest in Joakim Soria

According to reports, the free-agent reliever is on the radar of several teams, including the Rangers, Royals, Twins and Giants. Who's the front-runner for his services? MLB rumors roundup

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AL Manager of the Year voting

  • Jeff Banister, Rangers: 17 first-place votes, 112 points
  • A.J. Hinch, Astros: 8 first-place votes, 82 points
  • Paul Molitor, Twins: 2 first-place votes, 33 points

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Should Molitor be Manager of the Year?

A panel of 25 ESPN baseball experts were asked who they think should be named AL Manager of the Year. How many votes did Twins skipper Paul Molitor receive? ESPN picks


AL Rookie of the Year voting

  • Carlos Correa, Astros: 17 first-place votes, 124 points
  • Francisco Lindor, Indians: 13 first-place votes, 109 points
  • Miguel Sano, Twins: 20 points
  • Roberto Osuna, Blue Jays: 8 points
  • Billy Burns, A's: 6 points
  • Eddie Rosario, Twins: 2 points
  • Delino DeShields, Rangers: 1 point

Two Twins in mix for 2016 AL ROY

Jose Berrios was in our top 10 minor league pitching prospects in 2014 and 2015. Meanwhile, KBO import Byung-ho Park could mash as the team's primary DH if he signs with Minnesota. Early ROY candidates (Insider)

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Stats to know: Rookie of the Year finalists

Rookies hit 691 HRs this season, which Elias notes as the most in the majors since rookie status was officially defined in 1958. But which rookie was the best of the best? The winner will be announced tonight at 6 p.m. ET. All the stats


Fantasy MLB: AFL, Trades, Managers, Brantley

Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft discuss their trip to the Arizona Fall League including prospects that they like, trades as well as injuries to Michael Brantley and Albert Pujols. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.

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Law: Trade good for both Yanks and Twins

Keith Law writes that the swap of CF Aaron Hicks for C John Ryan Murphy is a case of two players who fit their new clubs better than their old ones. Win-win (Insider)

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Hicks-Murphy trade good for both Yankees and Twins

The swap of center fielder Aaron Hicks for catcher John Ryan Murphy is a case of two players who fit their new clubs better than their old ones.

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Hicks joins Yanks outfield after trade from Twins

GM Brian Cashman says the Yankees roster makes more sense after acquiring OF Aaron Hicks in a deal Wednesday that sent catcher John Ryan Murphy to the Twins.

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2015 offseason preview: Minnesota Twins

Previewing the offseason for the Minnesota Twins, who made significant strides in 2015 but will have to up their game even more to be a contender.

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Twins pay up to negotiate with Korean 1B Park

The Twins submitted a winning bid of $12.85 million just to negotiate with first baseman Byung Ho Park, who hit 105 home runs over the past two seasons in Korea.

Twins win rights to Byung-Ho Park

According to ESPN's Jerry Crasnick and multiple reports, the Twins' $12.85M bid for the 29-year-old 1B was the highest, and it has been accepted by the Nexen Heroes of the Korea Baseball Organization. The slugger hit .343 with 53 HRs and 146 RBIs last season.

The Twins' lone desirable free agent

Mike Pelfrey soaked up innings, threw strikes and kept the ball on the ground -- all while being a below-average pitcher. Unfortunately, below-average doesn't get you very high on this list. Top 50 free agents (Insider)

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The hunt is over

If life is about the company you keep, Torii Hunter's career achievements put him in line with some of the best to ever play the game.

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Retired Twin Hunter says he wants to stay in game

Torii Hunter held a news conference Thursday with the Twins to announce his retirement from baseball after 17-plus seasons, but he said he wants to be back in baseball before long.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24726th
On Base Percentage.30528th
Slugging Percentage.39918th
Earned Run Average4.0719th
Quality Starts7620th

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