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  • Twins sign Pineda to two-year contract
    The Twins made their first significant signing of the offseason, but it's a move more geared toward 2019. They signed right-hander Michael Pineda to a two-year, $10 million contract on Wednesday at the Winter Meetings, despite the pitcher undergoing Tommy John surgery on July 18.
  • Molitor: After Pineda deal, pitching still a priority
    Just 15 minutes before Twins manager Paul Molitor took the podium at the Winter Meetings on Wednesday, the club announced it had signed right-hander Michael Pineda to a backloaded two-year deal worth $10 million.
  • SHOP SALE: Take 25-50% off sitewide
    Save big while making a serious dent in your shopping list. Take 25 to 50 percent off sitewide at the Twins Shop through Thursday at 11:59 p.m. ET in a special two-day savings event.
  • Twins make rounds but prefer to spend on FAs
    With the way technology has changed the Winter Meetings, teams don't meet in person as much as they did in the past. The Twins bucked that trend on Tuesday, meeting with several teams to talk about potential trades, according to general manager Thad Levine.
  • Winter Meetings interview with Paul Molitor
    Winter Meetings interview with Twins manager Paul Molitor.
  • Celebrating Ervin Santana's 35th birthday
    Celebrating Ervin Santana's 35th birthday
  • Twins aim to be open-minded, flexible at WM
    The Twins mostly met with agents on the first day of the annual Winter Meetings, and a few clubs as well, as they try to acquire pitching help for both the rotation and bullpen.
  • 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.
  • Unique Twins experiences up for bid
    As part of the sixth annual Winter Meetings charity auction, the Twins created three different baseball-related experiences fans can bid on as part of the auction that runs through Thursday at MLB.com/wintermeetingsauction.
  • Morris gets long-awaited call to Hall
    Former longtime Tigers teammates, right-hander Jack Morris and shortstop Alan Trammell were named to the Hall of Fame's Class of 2018 by the Modern Era Committee on Sunday.
  • Twins ready for pitching market to heat up
    The Twins have made it loud and clear that acquiring pitching is their top objective this offseason, and now that the Winter Meetings are here, the front office is hoping to accelerate that process.
  • 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.
  • Twins hit jackpot with Johan pick at '99 Meetings
    The Rule 5 Draft is an afterthought for many teams at the Winter Meetings, but to former general manager Terry Ryan, it was seen as a way for the budget-conscious Twins to cheaply acquire young talent.
  • Report: Twins nab ex-Braves prospect Severino
    The Twins have agreed to terms with Yunior Severino, a 18-year-old infielder granted free agency last month after Major League Baseball penalized the Braves for infractions committed on the international market.
  • Marte still in play for Twins after voided deal
    Despite voiding top prospect Jelfry Marte's $3 million deal because of vision issues, the Twins still have interest in signing the 16-year-old Dominican shortstop, according to a source familiar with the negotiations.
  • Twins hire pitching analytics expert Kalk
    The Twins continue to reshape their front office with an analytical bent, as they hired highly regarded pitching analytics expert Josh Kalk from the Rays as senior analyst.
  • Talented Buxton key to Twins' success in 2018
    For as good as Byron Buxton was in his breakout season in 2017, the Twins believe it's just the start of something special for the budding star.
  • Twins set dates for annual Winter Caravan
    The Twins announced plans for their 58th annual Twins Winter Caravan, which includes stops in more than 40 communities throughout the Upper Midwest on Jan. 15-25 and features a few new wrinkles this year.
  • Twins swap pool money for 2 top prospects
    After losing out on Japanese star Shohei Ohtani, the Twins took advantage of having the third-most international pool money available, trading $1 million of that money to the Mariners for catching prospect David Banuelos and $1 million to the Angels for outfield prospect Jacob Pearson.
  • Twins will extend netting at Target Field in '18
    The Twins already had some of the most extensive protective netting in the Majors at Target Field, but they will extend it again for the 2018 season to further improve fan safety.
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