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  1. 2015 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 11, 2014, 9:30 PM EST

    Hanley Ramirez

    Your one-stop shop for all of the offseason signings.

  2. HardballTalk’s Top 150 Free Agents for 2015

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Division Series - Detroit Tigers v Baltimore Orioles - Game One

    Including writeups for the top 63, because we’re not always all about round numbers.

  3. Twins decline $3.6 million option on Jared Burton

    Oct 22, 2014, 4:16 PM EST

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    Not so long ago that option looked like it might be a bargain, as Burton went from scrap-heap pickup to one of the league’s best setup men, but he showed major signs of decline this season while throwing 64 innings with a 4.36 ERA.

  4. Ranking the bullpens: 2014 edition

    Feb 7, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Detroit Tigers v Atlanta Braves

    We tried this with the rotations the other day. Once again, I’ll be dipping into my 2014 projections here to rank the bullpens. To come up with the following bullpen ERAs, I simply combined each team’s seven highest-IP relievers, according to my projections. AL Royals – 2.93 Red Sox – 3.14 Athletics – 3.16 Rangers…

  5. Neftali Feliz made his 2013 debut against the Twins

    Sep 1, 2013, 10:35 PM EST

    Neftali Feliz

    Rangers reliever-turned-starter-turned-reliever Neftali Feliz made his 2013 debut against the Twins this afternoon, recording five outs, surrendering just one hit and recording two strikeouts. He came on in relief of starter Travis Blackley with two outs in the fifth. Against Darin Mastroianni, Feliz showcased all four of his pitches, including a fastball that touched 94 MPH,…

  6. Yu Darvish brings no-hitter into the seventh, but loses anyway

    Aug 30, 2013, 11:30 PM EST

    Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros in the second inning of their MLB American League baseball game in Houston

    Rangers starter Yu Darvish brought a no-hitter into the seventh inning for the third time this season, but things quickly started to unravel after the right-hander began the inning with a 2-0 lead. Darvish walked Brian Dozier, then fell behind Chris Herrmann 2-0. He then threw a 91 MPH cutter over the plate, which Herrmann…

  7. Wanna see Jared Burton punch Brian Duensing?

    Aug 9, 2013, 11:35 PM EST

    Jared Burton

    In the top of the second of the first game of today’s day-night doubleheader against the White Sox, Twins outfielder Chris Colabello homered to right field off of Sox starter John Danks to stake his club to an early 1-0 lead. As the ball landed in the Twins bullpen, it appeared as if reliever Jared…

  8. Twins agree to contract extension with Jared Burton

    Dec 6, 2012, 6:25 PM EST

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    UPDATE: The deal is official. Phil Mackey of 1500 ESPN reports that Burton will earn $2 million next season and $3.25 million in 2014. The new deal includes a $3.6 million club option for 2015 that can be bought out for $200,000. 4:38 PM: As if the Twins haven’t been busy enough today, Darren Wolfson…

  9. Twins talking extension with reliever Jared Burton

    Nov 10, 2012, 2:17 PM EST

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    Jared Burton had to settle for a minor league contract with the Twins last offseason following consecutive injury-plagued seasons as a member of the Reds, but he could soon get a pretty nice payday. According to Darren Wolfson of ESPN 1500, the Twins are currently discussing a contract extension with Burton. The 31-year-old right-hander is…

  10. Twins to activate Matt Capps from disabled list tomorrow

    Jul 12, 2012, 2:14 PM EST

    Matt Capps

    Matt Capps has been out since June 23 with a shoulder injury, but Dan Cook of WCOO reports that the Twins will activate the closer from the disabled list prior to tomorrow’s second-half opener against the A’s. Glen Perkins and Jared Burton have basically split closing duties in Capps’ absence, with Perkins getting a larger…

  11. Twins closer Matt Capps goes on DL with shoulder injury

    Jun 25, 2012, 10:15 AM EST

    Matt Capps

    Minnesota’s chances of getting something for Matt Capps at the trade deadline took a hit yesterday, as the Twins announced that the closer is headed for the disabled list with a shoulder injury. Capps stayed on the active roster for more than a week while hurt and then looked terrible in one appearance, at which…

  12. Twins reliever Jared Burton has thrown 10.2 consecutive no-hit innings

    May 9, 2012, 11:19 AM EST

    Jared Burton

    Jared Burton served up a pair of homers in his Twins debut on April 7 and allowed a run two appearances later, but since then he’s been unhittable. Literally. Burton pitched a 1-2-3 inning last night against the Angels, giving him 10.2 consecutive no-hit innings dating back to April 13. During that time batters are…

  13. Glen Perkins diagnosed with forearm inflammation

    Apr 16, 2012, 5:11 PM EST

    Kansas City Royals v Minnesota Twins

    Glen Perkins coughed up an eighth-inning lead and took the loss yesterday afternoon against the Rangers and rather than travel with the Twins to New York he stayed in Minnesota to undergo an MRI exam on his sore arm Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports that no structural damage was found and Perkins has been diagnosed…

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