The Twins Beat
Only Ervin Santana was missing on Sunday as the Twins prepare for their first full-squad workout of 2018 on Monday.
Twins outfielders amused by their likenesses, which will be given away at Target Field this summer.
The right-handed starting pitcher will earn $4.2 million in 2018. He requested $4.55 million.
Rodney, signed to a $4.5 million deal with an option for 2019, missed Wednesday's workout to take care of a personal matter..
Pitchers and catchers are on the field, but their new closer has been delayed by a family emergency.
Several players worked out at Hammond Stadium on Tuesday in advance of the fjrst official workout of camp. And the weather is excellent.
Several pitchers and a few catchers took the field today as the first official workout of spring is two days away.
When the baseball strike ended, teams had only a couple of weeks to snap up free agents, make trades and set rosters.
Four players were elected this year, and that's a good thing for baseball as it tries to figure out how to deal with designated hitters, closers and PED users.
The lefthander appeared in 75 games over two seasons in Minnesota, but was waived to make room for Addison Reed.
The Twins made signing Yu Darvish an objective at the start of free agency, and the 31-year-old veteran confirmed on Twitter earlier this month that the Twins are one of the teams he's interested in
Reed's deal is two years and $16.75 million. Boshers has 24 hours to clear waivers and be reassigned.
Reed projects to become one of the primary set-up men to newcomer Fernando Rodney, though he has closing experience, too.
Only starting pitcher Kyle Gibson is unsigned among the team's arbitration eligible players.
The winter caravan begins on Monday, and TwinsFest runs from Jan. 19-21 at Target Field.
Pressed into service at third base because of an injury to Miguel Sano, Escobar hit 21 home runs.
The former major leaguer was sixth in the NL Rookie of the Year voting in 2012 for the Rockies.
Nick Buss, a 31-year-old outfielder, has played in 44 major league games with the Dodgers and Angels.
While Yu Darvish as a top priority for the Twins this offseason, the biggest concern is not just the money. It's the length of the contract that will be required to land the free-agent pitcher.
Featherston played in 17 games for the Tampa Bay Rays last season.