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     The Twins have finalized a four-year contract with right-handed pitcher Ricky Nolasco.  He will earn a guaranteed 12-million-dollar salary each year.  The 30-year-old Nolasco went 13-and-11 with a 3.70 ERA in 34 games last season, …

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    04 Dec 13
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     The Minnesota Twins are apparently bolstering their rotation.  Minnesota has signed Phil Hughes to a three-year deal worth 24-million-dollars according to the “Minneapolis Star-Tribune.”  The 27-year-old Hughes will join newly-signed pitcher Ricky Nolasco in the …

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    02 Dec 13
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    Christian Ponder will remain under center for the Vikings on Sunday against the Packers.  Ponder had been benched in favor of Matt Cassel after a pair of fourth-quarter interceptions in last Sunday’s 41-20 loss at …

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    21 Nov 13
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    The Twins and Pirates have swapped pitchers.  The Twins acquired pitcher Kris Johnson from the Bucs on Tuesday in exchange for hurler Duke Welker.  Johnson made his big league debut in 2013, going 0-and-2 with …

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    20 Nov 13
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     Twins star Joe Mauer [[ MOW-er ]] is changing positions.  The team announced that the 30-year-old catcher will be transitioning to first base in 2014.  The Twins hope the move will help keep Mauer healthy.  …

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    12 Nov 13
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     Catcher Joe Mauer is the Twins nominee for the Hank Aaron Award, which is given to the most outstanding offensive performer in each league.  Voting is underway through Thursday.  The winners will be announced during …

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    08 Oct 13
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    The Twins outrighted four players to Class AAA Rochester yesterday, freeing up space on their Major League 40-man roster.  Outfielder Clete Thomas and pitchers Cole DeVries, Shairon Martis, and Josh Roenicke were the four players …

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    03 Oct 13
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    Twins manager Ron Gardenhire will return for a 13th year as bench boss in Minnesota.  Gardenhire’s contract expired at the end of the season on Sunday and his status was up in the air immediately …

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    01 Oct 13