Hardball Talk "Anthony Swarzak was due for a raise to around $1.5 million via arbitration, but the Twins have decided to drop him from the 40-man roster rather than keeping him around for 2015. Swarzak can soak up innings in a long-relief role, but he doesn’t throw hard, miss bats, or have great control. " November 25
#MNTwins announce they tendered contracts to Brian Duensing, Anthony Swarzak and Trevor Plouffe. No non-tenders.
St. Paul Pioneer Press "Twins pitchers and catchers are not scheduled to report to spring training in Fort Myers, Fla., until next week, and the team already is down a man. Right-handed reliever Anthony Swarzak will be sidelined about a month after fracturing two ribs on his left side horsing around with friends..." February 07