Tue, 14 Jan 2014 19:26:11 -0800
The Minnesota Twins have seven pitchers headed to spring training as non-roster invitees. Ps Sean Gilmartin, Deolis Guerra, Matthew Hoffman, Alex Meyer, Lester Oliveros, Yohan Pino and Aaron Thompson comprise the list. The NFI position players are SS Jason Bartlett, INF Doug Bernier, SS James Beresford, OF Byron Buxton, C Kyle Knudson, C Matt Koch, OF Jason Kubel, OF Darin Mastroianni, OF Jermaine Mitchell, OF Chris Rahl, OF Wilkin Ramirez, C Daniel Rohlfing, 3B Deibinson Romero, 3B Miguel Sano, C Stuart Turner and 3B Brandon Waring.
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 20:29:04 -0800
The Minnesota Twins invited non-roster players SS James Beresford, OF Jermaine Mitchell, RP Lester Oliveros, OF Wilkin Ramirez, C Daniel Rohlfing, 3B Deibinson Romero and SP Aaron Thompson to spring training. The team also signed SP Deolis Guerra to a minor-league contract Wednesday, Nov. 20, and invited him to spring training. The team also selected the contracts of OF Max Kepler and SS Jorge Polanco from Class A Cedar Rapids, and selected the contract of P Logan Darnell from Triple-A Rochester and 1B Kennys Vargas from Class A Fort Myers.
Wed, 28 Mar 2012 06:41:26 -0700
Minnesota Twins P Aaron Thompson failed a second test for a drug of abuse and was suspended 50 games.
Tue, 27 Mar 2012 15:16:55 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals C Cody Stanley and Minnesota Twins P Aaron Thompson have been suspended 50 games for violating the minor league drug program. Stanley tested positive for Methylhexaneamine and Tamoxifen, and Thompson had a second violation for a drug of abuse.
Sat, 24 Mar 2012 20:27:05 -0700
Minnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan said Saturday, March 24, that P Aaron Thompson is facing a 50-game suspension for violating baseball's drug policy. Ryan added that the suspension was due to "recreational drug use."
Thu, 15 Mar 2012 05:56:06 -0700
The Minnesota Twins optioned P Deolis Guerra, P Lester Oliveros, SP Scott Diamond, P Tyler Robertson, 2B Darin Mastroianni and OF Oswaldo Arcia to Triple-A Rochester. They also reassigned P Aaron Thompson, 1B Steve Pearce and C Danny Rams to minor league camp.
Thu, 15 Dec 2011 13:13:28 -0800
The Minnesota Twins signed free-agent 1B Steve Pearce (Pirates), C J.R. Towles (Astros) and P Aaron Thompson (Pirates) to minor league deals with invites to spring training Thursday, Dec. 15.
Fri, 23 Sep 2011 19:43:20 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SPs Brian Burres, Jeff Locke and Aaron Thompson are candidates to fill an open rotation spot Wednesday, Sept. 28, against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Wed, 14 Sep 2011 09:56:21 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jeff Karstens (shoulder) could make just one more start this season Monday, Sept. 19, although he was pain-free in his most recent start Tuesday, Sept. 13. If Karstens is shut down, either Ps Aaron Thompson or Brian Burres would join the rotation for the end of the season.
Tue, 06 Sep 2011 12:39:44 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled 3B Pedro Alvarez, P Aaron Thompson and Daniel Moskos from the minors Tuesday, Sept. 6. Also, RP Evan Meek (shoulder) was activated from the 60-day disabled list and SPs Kevin Correia (oblique) and Paul Maholm (shoulder) were moved to the 60-day DL.