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Minnesota Twins right-handed pitcher Trevor May has joined Canadian esports organization Luminosity Gaming as a brand ambassador and will stream under the team's banner on gaming live streaming platform Twitch, May and Luminosity announced Friday. May tells ESPN he is not currently financially invested in the team, but that option has been discussed for the future.

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8dDan Szymborski

Not much of an upgrade to Twins' roster

The winter signing of free-agent catcher Jason Castro appears to be the most significant addition, but not enough to greatly improve the team's ZiPS evaluation.

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D-backs coach Gardenhire has prostate cancer

Ron Gardenhire, in his first year as Arizona's bench coach, said Tuesday that he'll have surgery to remove his prostate gland after a recent diagnosis of prostate cancer.

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10dBradford Doolittle

Players with something to prove: Byron Buxton

Although the former consensus top prospect in baseball has yet to live up to those lofty expectations, it's far too early to write him off as a bust -- although 2017 could be a telling season.

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Pirates acquire reliever Light from Twins

The Pirates added right-handed reliever Pat Light in a trade with Minnesota on Thursday. Light appeared in 15 games for the Twins in 2016.

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16dJim Bowden

Final offseason grades for all 30 teams

A mega-deal involving an ace? Both teams get an A. Whiff badly as one AL Central team did? That's an F. Here's our hot stove report card for 2017.

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18dKeith Law

Minnesota Twins: Top prospects report

For as much talent as the Twins have already graduated to the majors, they have more promising farmhands on the way, including shortstop Nick Gordon.

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Keep an eye on Travis Blankenhorn

If Blankenhorn's short-season burst last year means he's already come into power as a 20-year-old, look out, Keith Law writes. Top sleeper prospects (Insider)

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Twins designate 1B/DH Park for assignment

The Minnesota Twins have designated Korean slugger Byung Ho Park for assignment to make room for reliever Matt Belisle.

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23dBradford Doolittle

The state of baseball's worst teams

From the usual suspects to a recent world champion, the 2017 season likely isn't about contention for these struggling squads. Which are on their way to brighter days?

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24dKeith Law

AL Central team-by-team top prospects

The Royals are deep, the Tigers are top heavy and the Twins have pitching in the pipeline. But thanks to two big trades, Chicago's system has enough quality prospects to push it into the top 10.

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24dKeith Law

2017 prospect rankings: 100-81

There are plenty of hard throwers in the first tier of the rankings, including Riley Pint and Dylan Cease, both of whom can reach 100 on the radar gun.

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Glen Perkins has much to prove this year

Perkins has a $6.5 million team option for 2018 but must prove he's healthy after shoulder surgery limited him to pitching in just two games in 2016, David Schoenfield writes. MLB players motivated for next contract

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average5.0829th
Quality Starts5930th
WHIP1.4528th
BAA.28330th
Runs72216th
Batting Average.25121st
On Base Percentage.31622nd
Slugging Percentage.42114th

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