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  1. MLB.com names Byron Buxton as baseball’s top prospect for second straight year

    Jan 31, 2015, 8:56 AM EST

    Byron Buxton Getty

    Buxton repeats as MLB.com’s top prospect despite an injury-plagued 2014.

  2. Orioles sign Chris Parmelee

    Jan 26, 2015, 2:10 PM EST

    Chris Parmelee Getty

    Parmelee was dropped by the Twins last month.

  3. Alex Meyer willing to pitch out of the bullpen for the Twins

    Jan 25, 2015, 9:30 PM EST

    Minnesota Twins v Tampa Bay Rays

    Twins prospect Alex Meyer is open to contributing out of the bullpen if he doesn’t win a rotation spot in spring training.

  4. Tommy Milone had a benign tumor removed from his neck

    Jan 24, 2015, 10:40 PM EST

    Tommy Milone

    Tommy Milone underwent neck surgery in December to remove a benign tumor, but he was able to resume throwing just over two weeks later.

  5. Twins GM Terry Ryan could see Byron Buxton debuting in 2015

    Jan 24, 2015, 9:35 PM EST

    Byron Buxton

    Top prospect Byron Buxton could be wearing a Twins uniform in the major leagues at some point this season according to GM Terry Ryan.

  6. Twins and Brian Duensing agree to one-year deal to avoid arbitration

    Jan 24, 2015, 5:28 PM EST

    Brian Duensing Getty

    Duensing he has been useful and durable as a middle reliever over the past two seasons, posting a 3.67 ERA (110 ERA+) in 115 1/3 innings over 135 appearances.

  7. Twins avoid arbitration with Jordan Schafer

    Jan 23, 2015, 3:38 PM EST

    Jordan Schafer

    He hit .285 with 15 steals and a .707 OPS in 41 games for the Twins last season.

  8. 54 players exchange figures with their clubs following today’s deadline

    Jan 16, 2015, 9:58 PM EST

    Lorenzo Cain

    Find out what salaries arbitration-eligible players and their respective teams filed for ahead of Friday’s deadline.

  9. Indians sign Anthony Swarzak

    Jan 15, 2015, 1:45 PM EST

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    Swarzak was non-tendered by the Twins last month.

  10. Billy Beane and Mike Rizzo love trading with each other

    Jan 15, 2015, 10:15 AM EST

    Billy Beane

    Oakland and Washington have made an average of one trade every five months for the past four years.

  11. Daniel Nava may switch-off of switch-hitting

    Jan 13, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

    Daniel Nava AP

    This pic was taken with Nava facing a righty. Expect to see this stroke from Nava against lefties next season too.

  12. What post should we put up when the world ends?

    Jan 5, 2015, 1:41 PM EST

    Nuke

    It’s good to settle this sort of thing now, while there’s time.

  13. Oswaldo Arcia suffering from back problems in Venezuelan Winter League

    Jan 3, 2015, 10:22 PM EST

    Oswaldo Arcia

    Back problems have kept Oswaldo Arcia out of the lineup in the Venezuelan Winter League. Arcia suffered from back problems in the second half of the regular season as well.

  14. Are the Red Sox more respectful of Roger Clemens’ legacy than Wade Boggs’?

    Dec 29, 2014, 6:53 AM EST

    Roger Clemens Red Sox

    No one has worn his number 21 since 1996. But they give out Wade Boggs’ number 26 to anyone.

  15. 2015 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 25, 2014, 1:23 PM EST

    Hanley Ramirez

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

  16. THE YEAR IN REVIEW: HBT’s most commented-upon stories of the year

    Dec 24, 2014, 1:00 PM EST

    megaphone

    Based on these results, no, we will not stick to baseball. Because you clearly don’t want us to.

  17. Phil Hughes signs a three-year extension with the Twins

    Dec 22, 2014, 9:04 AM EST

    Phil Hughes

    He’ll be under team control through 2019.

  18. Video: Twins introduce new starter Ervin Santana

    Dec 14, 2014, 9:02 AM EST

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    The Twins introduced new starting pitcher Ervin Santana at press conference Saturday in Minneapolis …

  19. Twins designate Chris Parmelee for assignment

    Dec 13, 2014, 5:30 PM EST

    Chris Parmelee Getty

    The move clears a spot for the newly-signed Ervin Santana on the Twins’ 40-man roster.

  20. Twins sign Ervin Santana for $54 million

    Dec 11, 2014, 2:00 PM EST

    ervin santana getty

    Last offseason Ervin Santana had so much trouble securing a multi-year contract after turning down a qualifying offer that he settled for a one-year, $14.1 million deal with the Braves.

  21. Twins willing to lose draft pick to sign Ervin Santana

    Dec 10, 2014, 8:45 AM EST

    Ervin Santana

    Right now the largest free agent contract in the history of the Minnesota Twins is four years and $49 million to Ricky Nolasco last offseason.

  22. Francisco Liriano re-signs with the Pirates for $39 million

    Dec 9, 2014, 1:32 PM EST

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    Liriano was a buy-low pickup for the Pirates two offseasons ago and provided a huge return on a minimal investment.

  23. Andrew Miller signs with the Yankees for four years, $36 million

    Dec 5, 2014, 3:42 PM EST

    Andrew Miller

    One of the best relievers on the market is heading to New York.

  24. Thought experiment: How many MLB teams would wipe the slate clean?

    Nov 26, 2014, 4:25 PM EST

    CC Sabathia AP

    Since there’s no such thing as a stupid question …

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