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  • Pipeline names Twins' Prospects of the Year
    Outfield prospect Alex Kirilloff experienced an incredible breakout season offensively in his return from Tommy John surgery, while right-hander Brusdar Graterol lit up radar guns with his impressive stuff en route to his best year as a professional.
  • Twins begin interviewing manager candidates
    The Twins have officially begun their search for a new manager, as they've already interviewed internal candidates in person and have begun conducting initial phone interviews with outside candidates, Twins chief baseball officer Derek Falvey and general manager Thad Levine said Tuesday.
  • Here's what Twins did in the AFL on Thursday
    Here's a team-by-team breakdown of how all 30 teams' prospects fared in Arizona Fall League action on Thursday.
  • What is Twins' greatest postseason moment?
    To kick off the first week of postseason play, this week we take a look at the greatest postseason moments of the division era. Even if your team isn't a postseason team, you can remember your great October moments … and if it is, you can dream of maybe having another one this month that's even better.
  • Inbox: Who are candidates to succeed Molitor?
    It's set to be an incredibly interesting offseason for the Twins, who have to replace manager Paul Molitor and have the payroll flexibility to improve a roster that took a step backward in 2018. There's plenty of uncertainty on how the front office will approach the next few months, so let's jump right into the first Twins Inbox of the 2018-19 offseason.
  • Here are key FAQs about Twins' offseason
    There's a lot in store for the Twins over the next few months in addition to their managerial search, and here's a look at frequently asked questions about Minnesota's offseason.
  • No charges for Sano after DR traffic accident
    Twins third baseman Miguel Sano will not face charges for his involvement in a traffic accident involving a police officer in the Dominican Republic early Sunday, according to report from ESPN on Monday.
  • 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 MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.
  • Molitor out as Twins manager; new role offered
    In a surprise move, the Twins will have a new manager in 2019, as Hall of Famer Paul Molitor has been offered a new role in a baseball operations capacity.
  • There's one thing missing from Twins instructs
    Take a quick look at the Twins' instructional league roster and the absence of one thing stands out immediately: pitching. Minnesota is focused on an offensive hitting camp that's been going on for two weeks, a one-week catching camp and a one-week defense camp.
  • 30 top prospects in the AFL -- 1 from each team
    Seven clubs are sending their No. 1 prospect to the Arizona Fall League this year, and each team is sending an impressive array of up-and-coming talent. Here is a list of the top prospect from each organization that fans can check out in AFL action next week.
  • Kirilloff makes big leap on Top 100 Prospects list
    The last time we updated our Top 100 Prospects list was back in a full re-rank at the end of July. Now that the final month of the Minor League season, plus the playoffs, are over, we had a minute to look back and see if anything needed tweaking.
  • Mauer doubles, catches in potential farewell win
    In what may have been his final Major League game, Joe Mauer took the spotlight in the Twins' season-finale victory. Mauer smacked a full-count double in the seventh inning, then entered the game as catcher -- his primary position for most of his 15-year career -- for the first time since 2013. His special day ended in a win thanks in part to homers from Jake Cave and Max Kepler. Dylan Covey struggled in his start for the White Sox, giving up five runs in his six innings of work.
  • Five questions the Twins face this offseason
    It's going to be an important offseason for the Twins, so here's a look at five questions they're facing.
  • Davis collects three RBIs in Fall League
    Here's a team-by-team breakdown of how all 30 teams' prospects fared in Arizona Fall League action on Wednesday.
  • 2019 Draft order set: Twins have No. 13 pick
    Unlike in 2017, when the race for the No. 1 overall pick in the next year's Draft came down to a walk-off homer on the final day of the season, there was no such drama this summer. The Orioles, whose 115 losses were the fourth-most in modern big league history, clinched the top choice in 2019 with nine games remaining.
  • Twins honor two Minor Leaguers in system
    Minnesota announced on Sunday that 20-year-old outfielder Alex Kirilloff was named the 2018 Sherry Robertson Award winner as the Twins Minor League Player of the Year. Lewis Thorpe, a 22-year-old left-handed pitcher, was awarded the Jim Rantz Award as the Twins Minor League Pitcher of the Year.
  • Gibson brilliant to end career-best season
    After posting identical 5.07 ERAs in 2016 and '17, right-hander Kyle Gibson built on his strong finish to last year, turning in the best season of his career in 2018. Gibson ended it with a strong showing against the White Sox, allowing one run over six innings in a win over the White Sox on Saturday at Target Field. Gibson concludes his campaign with a career-best and rotation-best 3.62 ERA in 32 starts.
  • Garver enjoys career night in 1st start off DL
    In his first start since suffering a concussion on a foul tip while catching on Sept. 12, Mitch Garver helped alleviate any concerns about his injury with a career night at the plate against the White Sox. Playing first base after being ruled out from catching again this season, Garver collected four hits and set a career high with six RBIs to carry the Twins to a 12-4 victory in Game 2 of Friday's split doubleheader at Target Field.
  • Berrios hits 200-K mark, puts stamp on his '18
    Two young starting pitchers provided bright glimpses of the future for the White Sox and Twins. Minnesota's Jose Berrios put a stamp on his 2018 campaign by fanning nine over seven innings of one-run ball, ending his season with 202 strikeouts. Chicago's Reynaldo Lopez found ways out of trouble for most of the day in a quality start, allowing two runs over six innings while striking out five. Lopez took a tough-luck loss after loading the bases in the sixth and allowing a go-ahead sac fly to Willians Astudillo. Twins relievers Taylor Rogers and Trevor May combined for two scoreless innings to close out the win.
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