Thu, 20 Feb 2014 12:42:31 -0800
Minnesota Twins OF Jason Kubel is hoping to earn a part-time role in the outfield this spring, and he can also serve as the designated hitter on occasion. "He still has a lot left in him. His legs are healthy. He looks great. He's in great shape. We are excited to have him in camp here. Now we'll see what he does on the field. I'm hoping he's a big part of this ballclub," manager Ron Gardenhire said.
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, 18 Dec 2013 00:37:11 -0800
Minnesota Twins OF Jason Kubel will earn $2 million if he makes the Opening Day roster and can earn another $1 million via incentives. Kubel will earn $150,000 for reaching 300 and 350 plate appearances, plus $200,000 for reaching 400 PAs. He also will receive $150,000 for spending 30 and 60 days on the parent club's active roster and another $200,000 if he reaches 90 days.
Sat, 14 Dec 2013 11:23:09 -0800
Updating a previous report, Minnesota Twins OF Jason Kubel was signed to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training camp.
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 08:47:51 -0800
The Minnesota Twins agreed to an undisclosed deal with OF/1B Jason Kubel (Indians).
Fantasy Tip: Kubel had an awful 2013, but is a year removed from hitting 30 bombs in Arizona. However, his last season in Target Field saw his power numbers falter. Kubel is probably a fantasy afterthought in 2014.
Sun, 03 Nov 2013 11:51:58 -0800
Free-agent OF Jason Kubel (Indians) said he would be interested in returning to the Minnesota Twins. However, it is unknown if the team is interested in bringing him back.
Fri, 01 Nov 2013 07:10:45 -0700
The Cleveland Indians declined their option on OF Jason Kubel for the 2014 season.
Fri, 30 Aug 2013 07:25:04 -0700
Updating earlier reports, the Cleveland Indians view OF Jason Kubel as a depth acquisition.
Fri, 30 Aug 2013 07:02:49 -0700
Updating an earlier report, the Arizona Diamondbacks will pay most of the money owed Cleveland Indians OF Jason Kubel.
Fri, 30 Aug 2013 05:03:36 -0700
The Cleveland Indians acquired OF Jason Kubel from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for a minor leaguer and cash.
Fantasy Tip: He figures to see significant playing time between the outfield, first base and DH. He has had a horrible year, hitting .220-5-32. He still has some pop in his bat and is worth claiming in AL-only leagues.