The Past Week on Twinkie Town:
- With the new year, Zach Koenig looks at one of the important anniversaries the Twins will be celebrating this year.
- Brandon Brooks brings us the weekly Rival Roundup - turns out the rest of the AL Central is also in a bit of a standstill.
- Ben Jones gives us a recap of the recent Twins minor league transactions.
Elsewhere in Twins Territory:
- Nash Walker at Twins Daily explains why the Twins should keep Jorge Polanco.
- Lou Hennessey at Zone Coverage looks at how the Twins could replace Emilio Pagán.
- Paul Casella at MLB.com evaluates the projections for Royce Lewis in 2024.
In the World of Baseball:
- The Dodgers continued their spending ways amidst this quiet period in the offseason, signing free-agent outfielder Teoscar Hernández to a one-year, $23.5 million contract. Hernández played in Seattle last season and slashed .258/.305/.435 with 26 home runs and 93 RBI.
- The Mariners traded 2021 Cy Young winner Robbie Ray, who unfortunately needed to get Tommy John surgery and won’t return until midseason, to the Giants for former Mariner outfielder Mitch Haniger and starting pitcher Anthony DeSclafani.
- The Mariners also traded infielder José Caballero to the Rays for Luke Raley.