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  • Anibal joins Twins, eager to make rotation case
    Anibal Sanchez officially joined the Twins on Tuesday, as the veteran right-hander passed his physical and signed a $2.5 million non-guaranteed contract that will see him earn $500,000 if he doesn't make the roster. It also includes $2.5 million in incentives.
  • Gonsalves, Slegers get nod for spring openers
    Twins manager Paul Molitor announced his starters for the early part of Spring Training on Tuesday, as left-hander Stephen Gonsalves will start on Thursday night against the University of Minnesota at Hammond Stadium while right-hander Aaron Slegers gets the nod in the Grapefruit League opener against the Red Sox at JetBlue Park on Friday afternoon.
  • All clubs to don Douglas caps for ST openers
    All 30 Major League teams will wear Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School baseball caps before their Spring Training games this weekend to show support for the Parkland, Fla., community and the Stoneman Douglas student body after the tragic shooting at the school on Feb. 14.
  • Odorizzi 'couldn't be happier' to join Twins
    Although he was traded after he had already reported to Spring Training, right-hander Jake Odorizzi wasn't shocked when he found out he was sent to the Twins late Saturday night.
  • Twins' Santana gives update on finger injury
    Right-hander Ervin Santana showed up to Twins camp on Monday with a dark blue cast on his right hand and will wear it for two weeks before being reevaluated.
  • Twins acquire starter Odorizzi from Rays
    The Twins took a major step toward solidifying their rotation late Saturday night, acquiring right-hander Jake Odorizzi from the Rays for shortstop prospect Jermaine Palacios, the club announced.
  • MLB announces pace of play initiatives for '18
    Major League Baseball will implement new pace of play rules for the 2018 season, Commissioner Rob Manfred announced Monday, but there will be no pitch clock this season.
  • Twins' Top 30 prospects list
    Who do the Twins have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Minnesota's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • Justice: Odorizzi gets Twins closer to contending
    As first steps go, the Twins could hardly have done better than right-hander Jake Odorizzi. Now what? Isn't that the bottom line? If this is the only upgrade to the Minnesota rotation, it may not be enough.
  • Sano arrives, works out with no restrictions
    Twins third baseman Miguel Sano arrived at camp on report date Sunday, and said he's been working out with no restrictions after his shin surgery in mid-November, but has yet to be interviewed by Major League Baseball about his alleged sexual assault.
  • Twins stretch out Duffey to compete for rotation
    With the Twins looking to increase their depth at starting pitcher, right-hander Tyler Duffey will be stretched out to start this spring and will compete for a spot in the rotation.
  • New Prolight 59Fifty Spring Training caps are in
    New Era unveiled the new PROLIGHT 59FIFTY that players will be wearing this spring, a fitted cap featuring a new featherweight polyester material that is the lightest on-field fabric in MLB history.
  • Want to slow down Byron Buxton? Good luck
    You already know Byron Buxton is fast. You might already know that the Twins center fielder was the fastest player in baseball by Statcast™'s sprint speed metric in 2017.
  • Gibson aims to build off strong 2nd half
    With his arbitration hearing behind him, Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson said on Friday that he's focused on getting ready for the start of the season and isn't worried about losing his case on Thursday.
  • Analytics convince Twins to bring in Anibal
    The Twins added to their starting-rotation depth, agreeing to terms with veteran right-hander Anibal Sanchez on a one-year deal worth $2.5 million with up to $2.5 million in incentives.
  • '18 Player Preview: Dominate your fantasy draft
    From baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Twins' depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.
  • Garver aiming to crack Opening Day roster
    After five strong seasons in the Minors, Mitch Garver has put himself in prime position to make the Twins' Opening Day roster for the first time as backup catcher to Jason Castro, especially with last year's backup Chris Gimenez signing with the Cubs on a Minor League deal.
  • Rodney reports, ready to start on a high note
    After missing the first day of camp to attend to an undisclosed personal matter, Twins closer Fernando Rodney arrived at Hammond Stadium on Thursday and will throw his first official bullpen on Friday.
  • Hughes healthy, champing at bit after 1st bullpen
    Veteran right-hander Phil Hughes, 31, was undoubtedly Minnesota's ace in his first season with the club in 2014, posting a 3.52 ERA in 32 starts while setting the record for the best single-season strikeout-to-walk ratio in Major League history. But Hughes has struggled to stay healthy since then, posting a 5.04 ERA over the past three seasons. He hasn't pitched more than 60 innings since '15.
  • Molitor mulling over 4-man rotation in April
    As Twins manager Paul Molitor wrapped up his first media session of Spring Training after the first official day of workouts for pitchers and catchers on Wednesday, he was asked when he'd be ready to unveil his Opening Day starter.
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