The Twins are moving Joe Mauer out from behind the plate and transitioning him to first base starting in 2014, the team announced.
Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com reports that Jason Bartlett has agreed to a minor-league deal with Minnesota,
The Twins have added Hall of Famer Paul Molitor to their Major League coaching staff, the team announced.
As expected, Ron Gardenhire will return in 2014 as Minnesota's manager.
Cleveland will host Tampa Bay or Texas in the one-game AL wild card playoff on Wednesday night.
Reliever Joe Smith struck out pinch-hitter Oswaldo Arcia to stop a ninth-inning rally by Minnesota, and the Indians won their seventh straight game.
Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer provided enough encouraging signs during his workout Thursday that general manager
Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer provided enough encouraging signs during his workout Thursday that general manager Terry Ryan and manager Ron Gardenhire remain optimistic he will play again this season after a concussion.
The Rays shut out the Twins to move to within 1-game of the Texas Rangers for the top wild card spot.
Rays Insider Steve Kinsella breaks down the upcoming Rays-Twins series