The Minnesota Twins have until five days after the World Series to exclusively negotiate with their free agents. Jason Kubel is one of those free agents but he has yet to hear from the Twins. He says he isn't surprised, but he would be shocked if he doesn't get a phone call soon.
Former public defender on top in Hennepin County Attorney primary race
A wide field of candidates has narrowed.
Rep. Ilhan Omar defeats Don Samuels in contentious primary
Unofficial results for one of Minnesota's most-watched primary races are in.
Boy, 14, critical after accidental shooting at Minneapolis apartment
Police say the shooting happened during a gathering at an apartment.
Charges: Man caused Burnsville building fire because girlfriend was late
The alleged arson fire displaced around 50 residents.
Famous Dave's, Granite City owner sold for $200 million
The owner of Famous Dave's, BBQ Holdings, is based in Minnetonka.
Water safe to use again in small area of Maplewood, St. Paul
A boil water advisory was lifted on Tuesday.
$1.45M payout for correctional officers prevented from guarding Derek Chauvin
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Palm Springs residents: Divert the Mississippi to solve our drought problems
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Minneapolis tries to spruce up street barriers with motivational messages
Police said the barriers will be in place through the beginning of the fall.
MnDOT debuts driverless shuttle in White Bear Lake
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Twins to offer arbitration to Michael Cuddyer and Jason Kubel
The Twins are expected to offer arbitration to free-agent outfielders Michael Cuddyer and Jason Kubel today. Both players are expected to decline the offer, but they can still sign with Minnesota. Offering arbitration assures the Twins draft pick compensation if either player signs with another team.
Report: Kubel signs with Diamondbacks
Twins free agent outfielder Jason Kubel has reportedly signed a two-year deal to play for the Arizona Diamondbacks next spring. He’ll be paid about $15 million, with an option year in 2014. Kubel hit .273 with 12 home runs for the Twins last year in an injury-shortened season.
Twins sign righthander Jason Marquis to one-year deal
The Twins have signed free-agent right-hander Jason Marquis to a one-year $3 million contract. Marquis played for Washington and Arizona last year. The 33-year-old is 104-98 in his career, with a 4.55 ERA.
Twins don't expect to sign Cuddyer and Kubel
Twins general manager Terry Ryan says it would be "unrealistic" to think that both Michael Cuddyer and Jason Kubel will be back with the Twins next season. Ryan expects talks between the Twins and Cuddyer and his agent to resume Thursday, or sometime in the near future.
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