The Twins outfielder took part in youth clinics in his home country during the offseason.
The Twins slugger emerged mostly unscathed when struck on the wrist by a pitch Wednesday -- the same wrist he injured last June.
Coming off a 31-homer season, the position is his to lose as Alex Avila replaces Jason Castro as the backup.
La Velle E. Neal III joins Michael Rand from spring training to talk about Max Kepler and a slew of other Twins players who exceeded expectations in 2019.
Training camp activity has picked up with more position players arriving in Fort Myers.
Willians Astudillo played 61 games in the Venezuelan League, during which he hit .325 with 10 home runs and 46 RBI. But will there be a place for him on the final 26-man roster?
It once took Alex Avila and friends 3 1/2 hours to bring in a 586-pound swordfish. As great a thrill as that was, the new Twins catcher would rather win a baseball game.
Even if the Oakland A’s are taking an early (and not entirely intended) plunge into this sort of broadcast arrangement, it does in some ways represent the wave of the future.
Rocco Baldelli said he didn't want to leave any doubt about how far he thinks the Twins, only four years removed from a 103-loss season, can go.
At every opportunity to make things better, the chief stakeholders among the Houston Astros have been doubling down with maddening arrogance or ignorance.
Jose Berrios incorporated more exercises that are designed to help build his stamina and allow him to be effective late in the season.
The Twins' Jorge Polanco, the American League's incumbent All-Star shortstop, has called Tony Fernandez his "idol.'' That gives you a snapshot of the lasting power of the Fernandez' legend.
After being suspended for violating baseball's drug rules, something happened that convinced pitcher Michael Pineda about how much he wanted to remain with the Twins
The Twins, who agreed last month to pay 34-year-old Josh Donaldson $92 million for the next four years, are banking he has more elite seasons in his future.
Starting next month, managers will have 20 seconds — not 30 , as the rule has allowed since the video-replay challenge system was introduced in 2014 — to inform umpires they are challenging a call.
New Twins pitcher Homer Bailey, he of two career no-hitters and owner of lots of horses and land in his native Texas, is riding a resurgence after injuries.
Twins center fielder Byron Buxton, injured at the end of last season, says he "found myself" once before, and has belief again.
The fallout from MLB's sign-stealing scandal doesn't figure to be going away any time soon based on strong reactions from players as spring training opened. Why is this such a big deal?
There is no guarantee that Byron Buxton will start the season on time, but the Twins remain hopeful.
A look at the Twins' pitchers who will be in the mix for a starting rotation spot coming out of spring training.