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Monday Morning Minnesota: The Long Holiday Break Edition

Plenty of rumors, absolutely no moves

Division Series - Houston Astros v Minnesota Twins - Game Four Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images

The Past Week on Twinkie Town:

Elsewhere in Twins Territory:

In the World of Baseball:

  • The All-MLB teams were announced on December 16th. The only Twin selected was now-Cardinal Sonny Gray, who was named to the 2nd team.
  • In case they needed more hardware, Shohei Ohtani and Ronald Acuña Jr. were named the 2023 Hank Aaron Award winners, given to the best offensive performer in each league.
  • KBO MVP Jung Ho Lee signed a six-year, $113 million deal with the San Francisco Giants
  • Former Padres pitchers Michael Wacha and Seth Lugo signed with the Kansas City Royals, Wacha for two years and $32 million, while Lugo received a three-year, $45 million deal.
  • Outfielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr. is returning to the Diamondbacks on a three-year, $42 million deal.
  • The Tigers continue to bolster their rotation by signing oft-injured pitcher Jack Flaherty to a one-year, $14 million contract.