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The longtime Tigers lefthander had hoped to make the Twins bullpen.
Alex Kirilloff and Larnach got a lot of interest from fans, and clearly they are on a path to the major leagues.
All 30 MLB teams make similar donations to support part-time employees during coronavirus cancellations.
Twins players can stay at camp, return home or head to the Twin Cities as baseball completely shuts down for the next several weeks
The games will still be played, Twins President Dave St. Peter said. But where? St. Peter wouldn't comment on the Twins' preference, but said he had expressed it to baseball officials.
Jose Berrios will start for Minnesota today, putting him on schedule to be the Twins' Opening Day starter.
Byron Buxton, who is on the rehab trail following shoulder surgery, will take live batting practice on Tuesday.
A handful of players quickly took their turns in the batting cage, and then were dismissed for an early afternoon flight to Santo Domingo to play Detroit on Saturday.
Bad news for fans at Twins spring camp: The team is instituting a no-physical-contact — including autographs — policy due to concerns about the impending threat of coronavirus.
The Tigers are loaded with former Twins, but only Kennys Vargas made the trip from Lakeland.
Kepler had some back and chest issues at the end of last season, and will hit leadoff today.
The veteran righthander is in the running to claim the vacant spot in the Twins' starting rotation, with his main competition a batch of less-experienced pitchers.
The Twins face their Fort Myers crosstown rivals today at Hammond Stadium in the first of five meetings between the teams. Top-prospect Royce Lewis is the starting shortstop.
It's their Grapefruit League home opener, and it will be televised on FSN.
Former Twins bench coach Derek Shelton is now the manager of the Pirates, so there have been hugs behind the batting cage all morning
Royce Lewis will lead off as the Twins begin playing games in Florida.
Nelson Cruz was hit by righthander Cody Stashak, who walked one batter in 25 innings last season after being called up to the majors.
The Twins are expected to trade righthander Brusdar Graterol and another minor leaguer, and will receive righthander Kenta Maeda and either another player or cash.
Berrios has been a two-time All-Star pitcher for the Twins, but that didn't help his request for a record salary in his first year of arbitration.
The Red Sox are hitting the pause button after medical reports seem to indicate that Twins pitching prospect Brusdar Graterol is better suited to be a reliever than a starter.