Minnesota Twins

Twins trading pitcher José Berríos to Toronto Blue Jays

Get two top prospects in return

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – The Minnesota Twins are trading pitcher José Berríos to the Toronto Blue Jays. The Blue Jays confirmed the trade on Twitter. In return, the Twins are getting Simeon Woods Richardson, a 20-year-old right-handed pitcher and Austin Martin, a 22-year-old shortstop. This season, Berríos is 7-5 with a 3.48 ERA. He was scheduled to start in Friday’s game against the St. Louis…

Twins, Timberwolves and Wild cancel Monday games after police shooting

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Wild and Minnesota Timberwolves have postponed their games scheduled for Monday because of safety concerns following the fatal police shooting of a Black man in a nearby suburb. The Red Sox and Twins were scheduled for a four-game series beginning Monday afternoon at Target Field. There was no word yet about rescheduling or the…

Report: Nelson Cruz returning to Minnesota Twins on 1-year deal

Deal reportedly worth $13 million

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) The “Boomstick” is returning to the Minnesota Twins for at least one more season. According to Jeff Passan of ESPN, the Twins have agreed to terms on a one-year deal to bring Nelson Cruz back to Minnesota. The deal is reportedly worth $13 million. Cruz will return for his third season with the Twins as a…

Saint Paul To Become Twins’ New AAA Affiliate

The Saints were previously part of the American Association alongside the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks

MINNEAPOLIS/SAINT PAUL, MN –  As part of Major League Baseball’s new development program, the Minnesota Twins are shaking up their minor league teams. The organization invited the Saint Paul Saints to become their Triple A. affiliate, the Wichita Wind Surge as their Double A. affiliate, the Cedar Rapids Kernals as their High A. affiliate, and the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels…

St. Paul Saints to become Twins’ Triple-A affiliate in 2021

Decision made official Wednesday

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – The St. Paul Saints will leave independent baseball and become the Minnesota Twins’ new Triple-A, minor league affiliate starting next season, both teams announced Wednesday. The Twins said on Wednesday they had extended affiliate invitations to four minor league teams: Saints, Wichita Wind Surge, Cedar Rapids Kernels and Fort Myers Mighty Mussels. If they accept, the minor league…

Minnesota Twins cancel Winter Caravan, TwinsFest

MINNEAPOLIS (KVRR) – The Twins Winter Caravan, an annual Minnesota tradition for the past 60 years, has been canceled for 2021. “An offseason without our longstanding and beloved fan events is certainly tough to digest, but our top priority is, and always will be, the health and safety of Twins Territory,” according to President & CEO Dave St. Peter. “With…

Twins’ Kenta Maeda named finalist for AL Cy Young Award

Winner Announced on Nov. 11

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) Kenta Maeda turned out to be the top acquisition for the Minnesota Twins other than Josh Donaldson last off-season, and now he’s a finalist for the American League Cy Young Award. His competition is Cleveland’s Shane Bieber, and Hyun-Jin Ryu of the Toronto Blue Jays. The Twins acquired Maeda in a trade that sent Brusdar Graterol…

Twins swept out of AL Wild Card Playoffs after 3-1 loss to Astros

Postseason Losing Streak Extended to 18 games

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) Another year in the Major League Baseball post-season, and the same frustrating result for the Minnesota Twins. They said their goodbyes Wednesday and cleaned out their clubhouse after a 3-1 loss to the Astros in Game 2 of the American League Wild Card Series. Swept out of the playoffs. That’s 18 straight post-season losses, the longest…