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  1. Eric Hosmer cleared to begin swinging a bat

    Aug 25, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT

    Eric Hosmer AP

    Eric Hosmer has been sidelined for nearly a month with a stress fracture in his right hand.

  2. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 18, 2014, 5:30 AM EDT

    Lloyd McClendon, Tony Randazzp

    An ump show in Detroit couldn’t stop the Mariners’ momentum.

  3. Royals acquire Josh Willingham from the Twins

    Aug 11, 2014, 7:05 PM EDT

    josh willingham getty

    Willingham, 35, is batting .210/.345/.402 with 12 home runs and 34 RBI over 68 games this season.

  4. The Mariners are out on Marlon Byrd

    Jul 30, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT

    Marlon Byrd

    It’s been a rumor for a good while, but now it’s going where rumors go when they die.

  5. Twins “really want to move” Josh Willingham

    Jul 30, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

    Josh Willingham Getty

    According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com the Twins “really want to move” left fielder Josh Willingham before Thursday’s trade deadline, but a source tells him “I don’t think they’re getting any bites.”

  6. Yankees said to be eyeing Twins outfielder Josh Willingham

    Jul 27, 2014, 1:07 PM EDT

    josh willingham getty

    Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports that the Yankees are eyeing Twins outfielder Josh Willingham, who would require less of a committment in years and money than Alex Rios and Marlon Byrd.

  7. Everything you need to know about next week’s trade deadline

    Jul 24, 2014, 12:09 PM EDT

    David Price

    Who is buying? Who is selling? Who is on the block? And is next week’s trade deadline really a deadline?

  8. Looking ahead to the second half of the season

    Jul 16, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

    baseball grass

    What contenders are just a pretenders? Who needs to make a big trade? Who actually WILL make a big trade? Come on in for all of your second half preview needs.

  9. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 4, 2014, 6:40 AM EDT

    Henderson Alvarez

    Henderson Alvarez has three shutouts. Three shutouts was enough to be the full-season leader in that category in five of the past 11 seasons.

  10. Brian Dozier can solve a Rubik’s Cube in two minutes

    May 30, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

    Brian Dozier

    In addition to being one of the best all-around players in baseball so far this season Twins second baseman Brian Dozier apparently goes around bragging about how he can solve a Rubik’s Cube in under two minutes.

  11. Twins get Oswaldo Arcia and Josh Willingham back from the disabled list

    May 26, 2014, 11:16 AM EDT

    Oswaldo Arcia

    Minnesota’s offense has gone in the tank after getting off to a shockingly strong start this season, but today the Twins get a pair of their best hitters off the disabled list in right fielder Oswaldo Arcia and left fielder Josh Willingham.

  12. Twins send slumping Chris Colabello back to Triple-A

    May 25, 2014, 8:10 PM EDT

    Minnesota Twins v Cleveland Indians

    Chris Colabello has been slumping badly since late April. The Twins demoted him to Triple-A on Sunday in the hopes that he can rediscover his swing.

  13. Twins clear Josh Willingham for rehab assignment

    May 15, 2014, 1:47 PM EDT

    Josh Willingham Getty

    Twins outfielder Josh Willingham has been cleared to begin a minor-league rehab assignment after sitting out since the first week of the season with a wrist injury from a hit by pitch.

  14. Twins activate Oswaldo Arcia from the disabled list and demote him to Triple-A

    May 14, 2014, 5:10 PM EDT

    Oswaldo Arcia

    Oswaldo Arcia was Minnesota’s starting right fielder when he was shut down with a wrist injury during the first week of the season and now that he’s finally healthy six weeks later the Twins have decided to demote him to Triple-A.

  15. Twins place Aaron Hicks on concussion disabled list

    May 2, 2014, 3:26 PM EDT

    aaron hicks

    Aaron Hicks left last night’s game after slamming his head into the outfield wall and now the Twins have placed the center fielder on the seven-day concussion disabled list.

  16. Jason Bartlett will retire after 10 years in the big leagues

    Apr 18, 2014, 9:55 PM EDT

    San Diego Padres v Pittsburgh Pirates

    Jason Bartlett will call it quits after playing shortstop in the big leagues over ten seasons.

  17. Twins to place Josh Willingham on the disabled list

    Apr 11, 2014, 10:55 PM EDT

    Minnesota Twins v Chicago White Sox

    The Twins will lose their power-hitting outfielder for at least a week due to a wrist injury.

  18. Twins put Oswaldo Arcia on disabled list with wrist injury

    Apr 9, 2014, 5:14 PM EDT

    Oswaldo Arcia

    Oswaldo Arcia injured his wrist Friday and tried to convince the Twins he could play through the pain before finally admitting this afternoon that he couldn’t, so Minnesota placed the 23-year-old outfielder on the disabled list.

  19. 2014 Preview: Minnesota Twins

    Mar 30, 2014, 2:20 PM EDT

    Rick Anderson, Ron Gardenhire

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Minnesota Twins. The Big Question: Did the Twins improve their starting rotation enough? Prior to this offseason the most…

  20. A’s acquire Corey Brown from Nationals

    Dec 19, 2013, 12:32 PM EDT

    corey brown nationals

    Corey Brown was designated for assignment by the Nationals last week and today they traded the 27-year-old outfielder to the A’s for cash considerations. Or traded him back to the A’s, since Brown was drafted 59th overall by Oakland in 2007 and then traded to Washington in the Josh Willingham deal in December of 2010.…

  21. Rays run scoreless innings streak to 27 before collapsing late against the Twins

    Sep 15, 2013, 9:45 PM EDT

    David Price

    The Rays entered this afternoon’s contest against the Twins having completed back-to-back shutouts. Starter Chris Archer shut them out over six innings on Friday while Matt Moore went three innings in a rain-soaked affair last night. The last time a Rays pitcher had allowed a run was in the sixth inning on Thursday against the…

  22. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 11, 2013, 7:01 AM EDT

    Boston Red Sox  v Tampa Bay Rays

    Red Sox 2, Rays 0: Welcome back Clay Buchholz. It’s like you never left. Or at least the early-season version of you never left. Five shutout innings with six strikeouts before making way for a bullpen that was just as stingy. The Red Sox lead in the East is 8.5 games. Padres 8, Phillies 2:…

  23. Orioles add righty power, get Michael Morse from Mariners

    Aug 30, 2013, 1:46 PM EDT

    Michael Morse

    Baltimore wasn’t able to come to an agreement with Minnesota for Josh Willingham, but the Orioles have added a right-handed power hitter in acquiring Michael Morse from Seattle for Triple-A outfielder Xavier Avery. Morse, unlike Willingham, is an impending free agent, so the Mariners were perfectly willing to let him go following a very disappointing…

  24. Twins won’t be trading Josh Willingham

    Aug 30, 2013, 1:18 PM EDT

    Josh Willingham

    Minnesota placed Josh Willingham on revocable waivers and he was claimed by Baltimore, but the two sides weren’t able to come to an agreement and Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that the deadline will pass without a trade. That means Willingham can’t be moved this season–Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reported that Minnesota…

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