Thu, 26 Sep 2013 08:31:44 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham needs 525 plate appearances to reach a $1 million incentive that would escalate his salary from $7 million to $8 million. He has 462 plate appearances and is unlikely to hit the threshold.
Thu, 29 Aug 2013 07:26:45 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles placed a revocable waiver claim on Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham. The two sides are working on a deal.
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 15:13:13 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham has been claimed off waivers by at least one team, according to sources. The Twins have until Friday afternoon to work out a trade or pull him back.
Fantasy Tip: This could move Willingham to a better situation, so his fantasy owners could be happy if a trade is completed. He has titanic power when healthy (especially to the pull side) and could thrive in a better hitting environment.
Tue, 27 Aug 2013 21:10:49 -0700
The Minnesota Twins placed OF Josh Willingham on revocable waivers Tuesday, Aug. 27, according to a Major League source.
Sun, 11 Aug 2013 12:49:57 -0700
Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said there is no issue preventing OF Josh Willingham (knee) from playing the outfield, even though he has served as the designated hitter in all three games he has played since being activated from the disabled list. "Getting swings right now is more important and running the bases," Gardenhire said. "He's already played the outfield down (in the minors), so I'm not worried about that."
Fri, 09 Aug 2013 08:43:29 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham (knee) was activated from the 15-day disabled list. C Ryan Doumit (concussion) was placed on the 7-day disabled list.
Mon, 05 Aug 2013 14:42:07 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham (knee) will start his rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester Monday, Aug. 5, and he's expected to rejoin the team Saturday, Aug. 10.
Thu, 01 Aug 2013 12:53:11 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham (knee) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester this weekend, according to general manager Terry Ryan. OFs Wilkin Ramirez (concussions) and Darin Mastroianni (ankle) have moved their rehab from the Gulf Coast League. Ramirez will move to Double-A New Britain and Mastroianni will rehab with Single-A Fort Myers. Willingham has been taking batting practice and doing running drills.
Tue, 30 Jul 2013 16:49:12 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham (knee) took batting practice Tuesday, July 30, and he hopes to start a rehab assignment this weekend.
Sun, 21 Jul 2013 20:47:01 -0700
Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said Sunday, July 21, that OF Josh Willingham (knee) is about a week away from baseball activities. There is no official timetable for Willingham, who is making his way back from arthroscopic knee surgery July 3. Willingham will need a minor-league rehab assignment before he returns.