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30 Players: Vargas Brings Serious Power Potential To Twins

The Twins have two of the top prospects in baseball in their farm system in Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano, but they’ll probably start the season in the Minors. Until they reach MLB, the club can still be excited by the arrival of Vargas, who right at the start of 2015 should bring a pure power presence the Twins were really lacking for much of last season.


Rendering of proposed Rock Cats Stadium (courtesy City of Hartford)

Report: Twins Cut Ties With Cats

The Minnesota Twins have cut ties, for now, with the New Britain Rock Cats as their Double-A Minor League Baseball affiliate.


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Top Prospect Injured In New Britain Expected To Be OK

The Minnesota Twins and their frustrated fans have stopped holding their breath. Future center fielder Byron Buxton was only left with a concussion from a scary collision with a minor league teammate.


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Baseball’s Top Prospect Suffers Concussion In First Rock Cats Game

Minnesota Twins star prospect Byron Buxton was taken off the field in an ambulance after an outfield collision Wednesday night in his first game for Double-A New Britain.


BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.


MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 3: Carlos Beltran #36 of the New York Yankees rounds second base after hitting a three-run home run against the Minnesota Twins as Eduardo Escobar #5 of the Minnesota Twins looks on during the fifth inning of the game on July 3, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Yankees defeated the Twins 7-4. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Beltran Hits 3-run HR, Sparks Yanks to Win

By: Dave Campbell AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP)  Sometimes the game can shift with one swing.  Carlos Beltran took a big cut, sent a fastball soaring into the seats in right field and snapped the […]


OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Oswaldo Arcia #31 of the Minnesota Twins hits an RBI single against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning at O.co Coliseum on September 22, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Twins’ Oswaldo Arcia Should Develop With Experience

Oswaldo Arcia was a bright spot for the Twins in 2013. Can he hold down a corner outfield spot this season?


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Harvey Leads Mets Past Twins

Headed for a fifth straight losing season, the New York Mets have the kind of rotation in place with the potential to soon end that skid.


NEW YORK, NY - JULY 13: Samuel Deduno #21 of the Minnesota Twins pitches against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on July 13, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Deduno Pitches Slumping Twins Past Yankees 4-1

Samuel Deduno pitched seven impressive innings and the slumping Minnesota Twins finally figured out a way to beat the New York Yankees, hitting three home runs off Phil Hughes in a 4-1 win Saturday.


NEW YORK, NY - JULY 12: Lyle Overbay #55 of the New York Yankees is forced out at second for the on the first part of a double play by Brian Dozier #2 of the Minnesota Twins at Yankee Stadium on July 12, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Rain-Drenched Yankees Get Win

By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Hiroki Kuroda pitched five innings, the last after a long rain delay, Robinson Cano had another big hit against the Twins and the New York […]