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Twins hire ex-pitcher Jim Kaat as special assistant

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins have hired former starting pitcher Jim Kaat as a special assistant to the organization. The Twins announced Thursday that the 79-year-old Kaat will be involved in various community and business initiatives in Minnesota as well as the Fort Myers area

Minnesota Twins hire retired Justin Morneau as special assistant

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins have hired the recently retired Justin Morneau as a special assistant. The team said Wednesday that Morneau will become the fourth former Twins player from his generation to get the job, joining Michael Cuddyer, Torii Hunter and LaTroy Hawkins. The

New York Mets expect outfielder Michael Conforto to be out until May

New York Mets outfielder Michael Conforto is not expected to be ready to return from shoulder surgery until May, general manager Sandy Alderson said Wednesday. Conforto dislocated his left shoulder while swinging at a pitch during a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Aug. 24.