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Minnesota Twins owner Carl Pohlad dead at age 93
Carl Pohlad, a billionaire banker whose Minnesota Twins won two World Series titles during nearly his nearly quarter-century as owner, died Monday. He was 93.
Jan 5, 2009 - 10:56:47 PM
Thome, Griffey carry White Sox to AL Central crown
Thanks to Jim Thome's bat and Ken Griffey Jr.'s arm, the AL Central has a winner at last: the Chicago White Sox.
Oct 1, 2008 - 6:36:53 AM
Liriano's agent calls for union investigation
After watching his client dominate Triple-A hitters for the past month, the agent for Minnesota pitcher Francisco Liriano wants to know why the Twins have not called him up to the big leagues.
Jul 17, 2008 - 8:17:17 PM
Mauer wrecks Floyd's no-hitter in 9th; ChiSox hold off Twins
Gavin Floyd's no-hit bid lasted until the ninth this time. Joe Mauer doubled with one out off Chicago's young right-hander for the Minnesota Twins' only hit and Floyd had to settle for a 7-1 victory Tuesday night as the White Sox ended a six-game losing streak.
May 6, 2008 - 11:00:10 PM
Mets, Twins agree on Johan Santana trade
Johan Santana is a contract extension and physical from joining the New York Mets. Beating out the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, the Mets reached a tentative agreement Tuesday to acquire the two-time Cy Young Award winner, two people familiar with the deal said, speaking on condition of anonymity because no announcement had been made.
Jan 29, 2008 - 10:28:26 PM
Morneau ($80M) strikes deal with Twins
Former AL MVP Justin Morneau received the most lucrative contract in Minnesota Twins history, an $80 million, six-year deal announced Friday along with a $24 million, three-year agreement for right fielder Michael Cuddyer.
Jan 25, 2008 - 7:11:13 PM
Morneau, Twins agree at $7.4M
Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau agreed Friday to a $7.4 million one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.
Jan 18, 2008 - 11:11:24 AM
Twins GM steps down after 13 seasons
Terry Ryan can finally take a day off. Hard work was one of the traits that made him one of baseball's most revered general managers, but the demands of the job began to add up. Ryan sounded a bit burned out when he announced his resignation after 13 seasons as GM of the Minnesota Twins on Thursday.
Sep 14, 2007 - 4:03:46 AM
Mets acquire 2B Luis Castillo from Twins
The NL East-leading New York Mets neatly filled a big hole at second base, acquiring three-time All-Star Luis Castillo from the Minnesota Twins for a pair of prospects Monday.
Jul 30, 2007 - 11:33:20 PM
Mauer, Twins agree to $33M for 4 years
AL batting champion Joe Mauer and the Twins agreed Sunday to a $33 million, four-year contract, avoiding salary arbitration and giving one of the team's young stars the security of a long-term deal.
Feb 11, 2007 - 8:32:33 PM
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