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Twins Trade Deadline Rumor Round Up

The Twins are in first place but have a few distinct needs at the deadline. What moves are they looking to make before Tuesday’s deadline?

Cleveland trades Clevinger: What does it mean for the Twins?

Is it a Twins’ addition by (the competitor’s) subtraction?

Trade deadline rumor roundup and discussion megathread

For all the action or inaction of the day.

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Mets asked for Buxton and more in exchange for Syndergaard

LaValle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star Tribune writes that the New York Mets asked for at least Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton in exchange for starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard.

Carlos Torres DFA’d, reactions to Romo trade, additional Twins trade rumors

Some quick news and links for your Sunday morning.

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MLBTR's Jeff Todd breaks down Falvey interview about trade deadline

Jeff Todd from MLB Trade Rumors talks about Derek Falvey's interview with Darren Wolfson about the upcoming trade deadline and what the Twins are looking to do. Falvey hints that the Twins are looking at more internal options than making a trade for a big name or rental player.

Minnesota Twins trade rumor review

Who have the Twins been tied to this trade season?

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Twins reportedly interested in Tigers' Boyd and Greene

Jon Morosi of the the MLB Network tweeted this morning that the Twins are interested in Detroit Tigers starter lefty Matthew Boyd (3.95 ERA, 120 ERA+, 19 starts, 12.0 K/9, 6.33 K/BB ratio) and reliever righty Shane Greene (1.06 ERA, 452 ERA+, 34 games, 22 saves/2 blown saves, 9.3 K/9). The Twins may have to give up some substantial pieces to trade within the AL Central.

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Three Twins prospects off limits for trades

Per MLB Trade Rumors and Lavelle E Neal of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, three Twins prospects are off-limits during the trade deadline, including Royce Lewis, Alex Kirilloff, and Brusdar Graterol.

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Twins have asked Blue Jays about a Stroman-Giles package deal

Steve Adams of MLB Trade Rumors writes that the Twins (along with the New York Yankees) have asked the Toronto Blue Jays about bundling starting pitcher Marcus Stroman and reliever Ken Giles in a trade scenario. Both pitchers have been strong in trade talks as the trade deadline has been getting closer and closer. Stroman, a first-time All-Star this year, has posted a 3.18 ERA in 18 starts for the Jays with a 7.0 K/9 and a 141 ERA+. Giles, who went to Toronto from the Houston Astros via trade last year, has a 1.45 ERA out of the pen with 13 saves in 14 opportunities along with an eye-popping 15.4 K/9 this year.

Hensley Meulens, Joe Espada among top candidates in Twins managerial search

The front office in Minnesota is moving quickly, and has reportedly narrowed their list down to the top candidates.

Rangers 7, Twins 4: Everything’s bigger, even the homers

Four Ranger homers lead Texas to victory in Arlington.

Twins trade rumors: Brian Dozier market heating up, Fernando Rodney, and more

There’s only a few hours left before MLB’s non-waiver trade deadline. What other moves might the Twins make?

Twins linked to Dodgers, Brewers, Red Sox in trade rumors

With the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline looming, teams have expressed interest in Brian Dozier, Eduardo Escobar, and others.

Lance Lynn turned down a two-year, $20 million deal from the Twins

The Twins apparently recently tried to scoop up another bargain on this year’s slow free agent market, but no cigar.

Twins tried to trade for Rays’ Chris Archer

The Rays’ ace would be a huge upgrade for the Twins rotation, but the price may be too high.

Twins have made a formal offer to Yu Darvish

Darvish has offers from other teams, too, and the feeling is that something might happen soon (or not).

Twins Hot Stove: Yu Darvish is waiting for the Dodgers?

The latest rumors about the Yu Darvish race, which appears to be down to the Twins, Cubs, and Dodgers.

Yu Darvish is “increasingly likely” to sign this week

According to a tweet from Jon Morosi, which specifically mentions he’s still talking to the Twins.

Twins Hot Stove: Minnesota among five teams still competing for Yu Darvish

A ton of rumors came out today, despite nothing happening. Get caught up with the latest.

The Twins and Yu Darvish haven’t met in person yet, and that’s okay

It’s perfectly reasonable to believe the Twins are still in the running to sign the free agent ace.

Winter Meetings Day Three: Twins aren’t joking about Yu Darvish pursuit

Everyone is realizing the Twins are here to play (and win) in the Yu Darvish race, plus more rumors from the MLB Winter Meetings.

Winter Meetings Day Two: Twins making headway on Yu Darvish, others

Though no official deals have been made, news today out of Orlando should make Twins fans hopeful.

Winter Meetings Day One: Twins still quiet on slow-moving pitching market

The Twins have reportedly met with many agents and teams, but have yet to do anything in Orlando.

Korean source claims ByungHo Park was mistreated by the Twins front office

Rumors reported by The Huffington Post Korea claim the new front office’s treatment of the Korean slugger drove him to return home.

Is Gerrit Cole or Jake Odorizzi a fit for the Twins?

The Twins have reportedly called the Pirates and the Rays inquiring about the availability of the two starting pitchers.

Twins interested in Reds closer Raisel Iglesias

Iglesias would definitely be an upgrade to the Twins bullpen, but how strong is that shoulder?

Miguel Sano considering surgery for shin injury

It may be time for doctors to intervene with Miguel Sano’s slow-healing shin.

Paul Molitor invited to stay as Twins manager

There was some speculation the front office would try to install their own guy, but it sounds like that’s not the case.

Twins calling up reliever Gabriel Moya?

This isn’t official, but by most accounts it appears the Twins have called up the left-handed reliever.

Twins might call up Stephen Gonsalves to start Monday

Multiple reports say the top pitching prospect is on the short list of candidates to start Monday’s doubleheader in Chicago.

MLB Trade Rumors: Nationals, Diamondbacks pursuing Twins’ Brandon Kintzler

Kintzler says he would rather stay in Minnesota, but what else is new?


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