Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Trevor May has just one year of experience in the majors, but he released a new website this week that's stirring some buzz. May has a section on his website dedicated to his cat, a section for his side job as a DJ and a section on baseball, among other things.
The Minnesota Twins will have a new centerfielder in 2016 and the two top candidates, Byron Buxton and Eddie Rosario, are two of the club's top prospects.
Carlos Quentin announced his retirement from baseball in May, citing chronic knee issues as a reason. On Tuesday, however, Quentin signed with the Minnesota Twins and has a shot to revive his career in the majors if he makes the 40-man roster.
In CBS Sports rankings of the Top 15 best second baseman in the majors, Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier was ranked number nine heading into 2016; Dozier had a career high 28 home runs this past season and made his first career All Star Game appearance in 2015.
After having to undergo season-ending ankle surgery in 2015, Ricky Nolasco is looking to re-claim his starting rotation spot with the Minnesota Twins in the 2016 season; he's 11-14 with a 5.64 ERA ever since signing a 4-year deal with the Twins two seasons ago.
This past week, Torii Hunter was informed by Hall of Famer Rod Carew that he will be inducted into the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame in a ceremony in July; Hunter played 12 of his 19 year career in Minnesota and finished his career in 2015 with the Twins.
Minnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan confirmed this week that Joe Mauer is officially done as a major league catcher and will remain the team's first baseman for the remainder of his time with the team; Mauer hasn't caught games in Minnesota since a season-ending concussion in the 2013 season.
Despite the fact that he only dropped five of the expected 20 pounds during the offseason, Minnesota Twins slugger Miguel Sano is ready for his transition into the outfield in 2016 after spending his first season as the Twins designated hitter.
The Minnesota Twins have signed veteran outfielder Carlos Quentin to a minor league deal with an invite to spring training; Quentin last played for the San Diego Padres in the 2014 season and was contemplating retiring this year after not playing at all in 2015.