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Twins slugger Royce Lewis is already starting to hit grand slams again

Mar. 01, 2024 21:40 PM EST

It didn’t take long for Royce Lewis to remember what it feels like to hit a grand slam. He did it four times last year. And in his first opportunity with the bases loaded in spring training, he did it again on Friday. The young Minnesota Twins slugger went deep in...

Carlos Santana can earn $250,000 in performance bonuses with Twins

Mar. 01, 2024 11:40 AM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — First baseman Carlos Santana can earn an additional $250,000 in performance bonuses as part of his one-year contract with the Minnesota Twins. Santana was guaranteed $5.25 million in the deal announced Feb 7. He would get $125,000 each for 500...

Byron Buxton returns to CF for the Twins. Knee trouble kept him from playing defense for 554 days

Feb. 27, 2024 18:47 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Byron Buxton patrolled center field for the Minnesota Twins for the first time in 554 days. Healthy after two consecutive seasons ended with knee surgeries, the 2022 All-Star made his spring training debut at bat and, most importantly, in the field as the...

Twins acquire outfielder Manuel Margot in 3-player trade with Dodgers, who add Kiké Hernández

Feb. 26, 2024 18:57 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins acquired outfielder Manuel Margot, minor league shortstop Rayne Doncon and cash on Monday from the Los Angeles Dodgers for minor league shortstop Noah Miller. In conjunction with the trade, the Dodgers announced a $4 million, one-year contract...

A day after arbitration loss, Nick Gordon traded by Twins to Marlins for Steven Okert

Feb. 11, 2024 17:16 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A day after losing to Minnesota in salary arbitration, utilityman Nick Gordon was traded from the Twins to the Miami Marlins on Sunday for left-handed reliever Steven Okert. Gordon, a 28-year-old outfielder, second baseman and shortstop, hit .185 last season...

Nick Gordon loses to Minnesota Twins in salary arbitration

Feb. 10, 2024 20:20 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Nick Gordon lost his salary arbitration case against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday and will get a raise from $735,400 to $900,000 rather than his request for $1.25 million. Jasbir Parmer, Scott Buchheit and Keith Greenberg made the decision one day after...

Nick Gordon goes to salary arbitration with Minnesota Twins

Feb. 09, 2024 21:57 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Nick Gordon went to salary arbitration with the Minnesota Twins on Friday, asking for a raise from $735,400 to $1.25 million as the team argued for $900,000. A decision by Jasbir Parmer, Scott Buchheit and Keith Greenberg is expected Saturday. ...

Guardians, Twins, Rangers regional networks deal approved by bankruptcy judge

Feb. 09, 2024 16:28 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Regional broadcast agreements for the Cleveland Guardians, Minnesota Twins and Texas Rangers for the upcoming season were approved by a federal bankruptcy judge on Friday. Diamond Sports Group reached amended agreements with the three teams last week. All three deals...

Twins finalize Carlos Santana contract, sign Jay Jackson for more bullpen depth

Feb. 07, 2024 16:03 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins finalized their $5.25 million, one-year contract with first baseman Carlos Santana and added to their bullpen Wednesday by signing right-hander Jay Jackson and claiming right-hander Zack Weiss off waivers. Jackson, a late bloomer who had a...

Twins agree to 1-year contract with first baseman Carlos Santana, AP source says

Feb. 03, 2024 00:20 AM EST

The Minnesota Twins added a veteran bat on Friday, agreeing to a one-year contract with Carlos Santana that is worth $5.25 million. A person familiar with the deal confirmed the move to the AP on condition of anonymity because it was pending a physical. Santana, who...