In the early 2000s, Bret Boone was a major thorn in the side of the Oakland A's, as his Seattle Mariners and the A's competed for supremacy in the American League West. Now Boone is in the green-and-gold, working to strengthen the A's organization from the bottom-up.
May 14, 2015
The Minnesota Twins released Bret Boone on Sunday night, and on Monday, recalled infielder Jason Bartlett. Boone, who was designated for assignment by the Seattle Mariners in early July, hit only .170 in his stint with Minnesota. Bartlett, who was with the team to start the season, has been on a tear in the International League, posting a .332 batting average.
August 1, 2005
Here is an inside look at the Minnesota Twins. In this edition, the Twins are looking to make some roster moves after the All-Star Break. That could mean a trade or bringing up another Minor Leaguer. Also, a look inside how the Twins dealt with all those injuries in the first half, and how Johan Santana is hoping to make a turnaround this season like he did last season. All that and more in this Inside Pitch.
July 11, 2005
As we take a look at the trade rumors that are currently wandering their way toward tomorrow's deadline. Some involve the hometown nine, while most include the several contenders that litter each league. Check out the latest of the rumor train. A FREE feature here at InsidethePark.com
July 30, 2004