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Nelson Cruz
Gets rare start in outfield
DHMinnesota Twins
March 21, 2019
Cruz started in right field in Wednsday's spring training game. He could be used in the outfield when the Twins have two road trips to NL parks in April, MLB.com reports.
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Michael Pineda
Continues strong spring
PMinnesota Twins
March 21, 2019
Pineda threw five scoreless innings with five strikeouts and one walk in Wednesday's spring training start.
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Jonathan Schoop
Hits second spring homer
2BMinnesota Twins
March 21, 2019
Schoop went 3-for-3 with his second home run of the spring in Wednesday's loss to the Pirates.
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Fernando Romero
Not viewed as closer
PMinnesota Twins  AAA
March 21, 2019
Romero will be used in a multi-inning role to begin the season and is unlikely to close games, MLB.com reports. "I don't know that we were viewing him as the back-end guy right at the outset," said chief baseball officer Derek Falvey.
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Addison Reed
Dealing with sore thumb
PMinnesota Twins
Thumb
March 20, 2019
Reed reportedly hasn't pitched since last Thursday due to a sore left thumb, Dan Hayes of The Athletic reports.
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Gabriel Moya
Will open on injured list
PMinnesota Twins
Shoulder
March 20, 2019
Moya (shoulder) is expected to open the season on the injured list, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
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Alex Kirilloff
Begins transition to 1B
OFMinnesota Twins  AA
March 20, 2019
The Twins will start breaking Kirilloff in at first base this season, Twins Daily reports.
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Justin Nicolino
Sent to minor-league camp
PMinnesota Twins  AAA
March 20, 2019
Nicolino was assigned to minor-league camp Wednesday, Dan Hayes of The Athletic reports.
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Martin Perez
Will begin season in bullpen
PMinnesota Twins
March 19, 2019
Perez said Tuesday he doesn't expect to be used as a starter until mid-April, Dan Hayes of The Athletic reports.
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Jorge Polanco
Looks set to bat second in order
SSMinnesota Twins
March 18, 2019
Polanco started at shortstop and batted second in Monday's spring training win over Boston in what was likely a dress rehearsal of the Opening Day lineup, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
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Jason Castro
Looks set as starting catcher
CMinnesota Twins
March 18, 2019
Castro started at catcher and batted eighth in Monday's spring training win over Boston in what was likely a dress rehearsal of the Opening Day lineup, Betsy Helfand of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
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Jonathan Schoop
Looks set to hit seventh
2BMinnesota Twins
March 18, 2019
Schoop hit seventh in the lineup in Monday's spring training win over Boston in what was likely a dress rehearsal for Opening Day, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
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Max Kepler
Looks set to bat leadoff
OFMinnesota Twins
March 18, 2019
Kepler batted leadoff in Monday's spring training game that may have been a dress rehearsal for Opening Day, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. "He's taken to [hitting leadoff] very well, he's had very positive comments and remarks with all of us on the idea, and it's something we're going to see going forward," said manager Rocco Baldelli.
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Tomas Telis
Moves to minors
CMinnesota Twins  AAA
March 18, 2019
The Twins reassigned Telis to their minor-league camp Monday, Betsy Helfand of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
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Fernando Romero
Struggles in Sunday's spring outing
PMinnesota Twins  AAA
March 17, 2019
Romero gave up five runs (four earned) and did not retire a batter while giving up three walks and a hit in Sunday's spring training loss to Toronto. "It's a good outing to wipe clean, because I've really enjoyed the way he's thrown the ball," manager Rocco Baldelli told the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
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Jorge Polanco
Returning Monday
SSMinnesota Twins
Personal
March 17, 2019
Polanco (personal) will return to the lineup Monday against Boston, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
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Gabriel Moya
Has shoulder injury
PMinnesota Twins
Shoulder
March 16, 2019
Moya has been dealing with a shoulder injury and isn't currently throwing, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. "It's probably going to be a few days before he's going to be reassessed," said manager Rocco Baldelli.
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Mike Morin
Continues strong spring
PMinnesota Twins  NRI
March 16, 2019
Morin threw a scoreless inning in Friday's spring training win over Baltimore. He's thrown seven scoreless innings with six strikeouts and one walk this spring.
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Jorge Polanco
Out with personal issue
SSMinnesota Twins
Personal
March 16, 2019
Polanco has been out of the spring training lineup since Tuesday due to a personal issue, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
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Chase De Jong
Assigned to minor-league camp
PMinnesota Twins  AAA
March 16, 2019
De Jong was reassigned to minor-league camp Saturday.
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Tyler Duffey
Optioned to Triple-A
PMinnesota Twins  AAA
March 16, 2019
Duffey was optioned to Triple-A Rochester on Saturday.
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Ehire Adrianza
Goes deep twice
SSMinnesota Twins
March 15, 2019
Adrianza went 2-for-3 with two home runs and four RBI in Friday's spring game against Baltimore.
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Wander Javier
Exits with quad strain
SSMinnesota Twins  R
Quadriceps
March 15, 2019
Javier left Friday's game against the Orioles with a right quad strain, Betsy Helfand of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
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Eddie Rosario
Crushes third spring homer
OFMinnesota Twins
March 14, 2019
Rosario went 1-for-3 with a solo home run Thursday against the Nationals.
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Zack Littell
Sent to Triple-A
PMinnesota Twins  AAA
March 14, 2019
Littell was optioned to Triple-A Rochester, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports.
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