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Report: Former Rays manager Maddon interested in talking to Twins Updated: 14 hours ago Joe Maddon is now a free agent and is seeking on the not-so-open market what he's worth. He'll have suitors. According to a report, he's interested in talking with the Twins -- the only team besides the Rays with a current managerial opening. [Full Story]
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Zulgad: Joe Maddon becoming Twins' manager is no laughing matter Updated: 1 day ago On the surface it might seem like a long shot, but there is no reason the Twins shouldn't put the full-court press on convincing Joe Maddon that he would be a perfect fit to take over as their next manager. [Full Story]
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Joe Maddon leaves Rays; Is there any way he could wind up with Twins? Updated: 1 day ago Joe Maddon has opted out of his Tampa Bay Rays contract and is now a free agent. Is it possible the Minnesota Twins, still with a manager vacancy, could make a move? [Full Story]
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Twins GM Terry Ryan: 'We are in the home stretch' of manager search Updated: 3 days ago The Twins have spoken with everyone they intend to speak with in search of the team's next manager. [Full Story]
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Report: Twins GM Ryan considering bringing in more manager candidates Updated: 3 days ago The search is believed to be down to three candidates out of the ones who have interviewed so far. But Terry Ryan reportedly said he might add more names to that list. [Full Story]
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Sports Over Beers, ep 38: How nervous was Gene Larkin during Game 7, 1991? Updated: 3 days ago In this episode of Sports Over Beers, Phil Mackey and Judd Zulgad sit down for an extended chat with the man who had the game-winning, walk-off hit to end Game 7 of the 1991 World Series -- Gene Larkin. Gene tells a fantastic story about how nervous he was while walking to the plate for that famous at-bat. The boys also get into Kirby Puckett's leadership style, how to fix today's game and more! [Click to listen]
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Twins have sold pitcher Kris Johnson to Japanese baseball team Updated: 3 days ago Johnson, 30, made three starts for the Twins this season after coming over as the final piece of the Justin Morneau trade. [Full Story]
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Sports Over Beers, ep 37: Glen Perkins on inner workings of Twins, MLB Updated: 3 days ago Glen Perkins joins this episode of the Sports Over Beers podcast for a wide-ranging baseball discussion. Perkins relays a funny clubhouse story with fellow reliever Casey Fien. Then he shares the most awkward experience from his career, when he and the Twins didn’t always seeing eye-to-eye. Perkins’ World Series pick. His favorite stat. And what it’s like to make a lot of money. How can a manager help a team the most in 2014? How much do players pay attention to analytics? [Click to listen]
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Twins decline reliever Jared Burton's option for 2015 Updated: 4 days ago The move saves the Twins $3.4 million. [Full Story]
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Wetmore: The case for and against Molitor, Lovullo and Mientkiewicz Updated: 4 days ago The Twins could be in the final stages of their manager search. Candidates believed to still be in the running include Paul Molitor, Torey Lovullo and Doug Mientkiewicz. This column presents the merits and demerits of those three candidates. [Full Story]
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Wetmore: 5 thoughts on Bumgarner, Shields, importance of taking Game 1 Updated: 4 days ago Plus, one prediction for who will win the World Series. [Full Story]
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Mackey: Should Twins consider hiring Torey Lovullo over Paul Molitor? Updated: 4 days ago The outside candidate who made the best impression was Lovullo, who is currently John Farrell's bench coach in Boston. People who encounter Lovullo note his self-assuredness, his energy and his baseball acumen, Phil Mackey writes. [Full Story]
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Sports Over Beers: Glen Perkins on the next evolution in baseball Updated: 5 days ago Twins closer Glen Perkins joins this episode of the Sports Over Beers podcast. He recalls the tension between the Twins and him from several years ago, when he said he was certain he would be traded. [Full Story]
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Molitor to get second meeting with GM as manager search continues Updated: 5 days ago Paul Molitor is scheduled to meet with Twins general manager Terry Ryan on Tuesday as the team's search for a manager to replace Ron Gardenhire enters its final stages. [Full Story]
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Twins interviewed Blue Jays bench coach DeMarlo Hale Updated: 9 days ago It's not expected the Twins will make their hire until after the World Series concludes. [Full Story]
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Wetmore: 5 thoughts on lessons to draw from World Series-bound Royals Updated: 10 days ago The Royals are headed to the World Series. They're by no means a model franchise, but the Twins could still learn a few lessons from their Central Division foe. [Full Story]
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Wetmore: 5 thoughts on why payroll is no excuse for Twins woes Updated: 11 days ago The Twins have made mistakes that put them in this spot. But spending their way out of the AL Central cellar isn't a sure-fire solution, either. [Full Story]
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Report: Twins candidate Torey Lovullo out of Rangers manager search Updated: 12 days ago Lovullo is one of the known external candidates in the Twins search for a new manager. [Full Story]
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Zulgad's 3-and-out: Don't rule out Twins going with Mientkiewicz Updated: 12 days ago Three-and-out includes the reasons why Doug Mientkiewicz could be the next Twins manager, how Mike Zimmer didn't really back off his comments from Sunday and explains why the Wild's second win was more impressive than the first. [Full Story]
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Twins outright two players off the 40-man roster Updated: 12 days ago The Twins announced some roster moves Monday. [Full Story]
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