Category: ‘Outfielders’

Minnesota Twins Release Veteran Ryan Sweeney; Outfielder Max Kepler Demoted
March 25th, 2016 at 10:19 AM
The Minnesota Twins released outfielder Ryan Sweeney on Friday after the veteran declined to be sent down to AAA Rochester. They also announced that outfielder Max Kepler would not be coming north with the club and was shipped off to Rochester. ***PHOTO1*** Sweeney, 31, sat out last season looking for a major...

Minnesota Twins of Eddie Rosario Better Suited for Middle of the Batting Order
March 21st, 2016 at 2:03 PM
Minnesota Twins OF Eddie Rosario went 2-for-3 hitting in the fifth spot in the Twins' 6-4 loss on Sunday to the New York Yankees. Rosario has been tried up and down the order, but he appears to best suited in the middle of the order this season. ***PHOTO1*** From Rotoworld: Manager Paul Molitor...

Byron Buxton Winning the Center Field Job for the Minnesota Twins This Spring
March 15th, 2016 at 9:24 AM
Minnesota Twins OF Byron Buxton had a rough baptism to the majors last year, but now he's coming back this spring as the lead candidate to start in center filed this season. Buxton was rushed up to the big club and hit .209 in 129 at-bats in 46 games played...

Minnesota Twins Facing a Green Solution for Their Centerfield Opening
February 8th, 2016 at 1:30 PM
The Minnesota Twins have had some talented players in center field the past few seasons. Denard Span and Aaron Hicks to name a few. This season they have a wide open competition among three youngsters for the spot. Byron Buxton, 22, Eddie Rosario, 24, and Danny Santana, 21, are all...

Minnesota Twins Sign Carlos Quentin to Minor League Contract
February 6th, 2016 at 2:58 PM
The Minnesota Twins have signed 33-year-old Carlos Quentin to a Minor League contract. The aging outfielder will get a chance to revive his career if he makes the 40-man roster this spring. ***PHOTO1*** Quentin initially announced his retirement in May through the Seattle Mariners. He cited chronic knee problems as his reason...