Minnesota Twins Web Gems: Butler, Fences and Interest


Bloody, bloody Tuesday. Okay, it wasn’t that bloody, but, of course, a lot of things were newsworthy. Check out what’s making headlines around the league with the Minnesota Twins Web Gems.

Billy Butler

was one of the few guys that you actually knew from the American League Champion Kansas City Royals, that still sounds

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weird. Butler is no longer a Royal. Butler has signed a three-year deal with the Oakland A’s.

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  • Contract details about Giancarlo Stanton‘s deal became clear on Tuesday. It’s back-loaded. Very, very back-loaded. Marlin Maniac has the details.
  • Move in! Move in! If you’ve heard that when you’ve stepped up to-bat, I sure have, you know exactly how the centerfield wall at Citi Field feels. The Mets are making some renovations and Rising Apple highlights them.
  • Jason Heyward is not enough! The St. Louis Cardinals are reportedly interested in a coveted arm, Jon Lester. Redbird Rants rants about the possibility.
  • Giancarlo has a lot of money coming to him, but that doesn’t mean the Marlins can’t keep shopping. Miami appears to be interested in James Shields. Back to Marlin Maniac we go!
  • Adam LaRoche to the AL Central? To the White Sox? It’s a possibility. Head to Southside Showdown for more.
  • The Mariners are always busy on the free agent market and it looks like they are more interested in Nelson Cruz than Hanley Ramirez according to Sodo Mojo.
  • It’s been an exciting week and let’s hope it gets even more exciting. Here’s to a wonderful Wednesday. Go Twins!

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