Minnesota Twins Web Gems: Mega-Trade, Mega-Signings And Lightning


It was an insanely busy Monday in the baseball world: a major trade, a major free agent signing a major re-upping of a contract. After a Monday like this, it’s hard to believe why Garfield hates this day so much.

With all of this news we need to delve into the sites across the Fansided Network for this edition of Minnesota Twins Puckett’s Pond Web Gems.

The big news of the day was the

Jason Heyward

Shelby Miller

trade. It took the whole league by surprise, especially the fan bases of the two teams involved. Click

here for the Redbird Rants

write up, here for the

take from Tomahawk Take


More from Minnesota Twins News

  • Here’s some thoughts from the Cardinals GM and from select analysts about the trade. The article again thanks to our friends at Redbird Rants.
  • Oh, and Jason Heyward didn’t really want to leave Atlanta. In fact, Heyward wanted an extension from the Braves. More from Call To The Pen.
  • Giancarlo Stanton and the Miami Marlins made their marriage official on Monday. There will be a press conference on Wednesday to formally announce the 13-year, THIRTEEN YEARS, deal. Marlin Maniac has the details.
  • Another big deal signed on Monday was Russel Martin to the Toronto Blue Jays. It was a shock with the years and money of the deal, but more so that it was widely assumed that Martin would end up with the Chicago Cubs. Cubbies Crib says it isn’t a bad deal that the Cubs won’t grab the catcher.
  • Torii Hunter won’t be back with the Detroit Tigers, but they still will have a thunder and lightning 1-2 punch going for them in the 2015 season. Motor City Bengals explains the concept.
  • The big Twins story of yesterday that you might have missed over the weekend: Eddie Rosario kicking butt.
  • Here’s to hoping that Tuesday is just as exciting as Monday! Go Twins!

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