Twins place Hughes on DL; recall Gibson

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed right-handed pitcher Phil Hughes on the 10-day disabled list with inflammation of the right biceps tendon.  In 11 starts this season, Hughes is 4-3 with a 5.74 ERA (47.0 IP, 30 ER), 11 walks and 30 strikeouts. To replace Hughes on the 25-man roster, the Twins have recalled right-handed pitcher Kyle Gibson, who will starttonight in Baltimore.  Gibson made two starts for the Red Wings, going 0-2 with a 2.92 ERA (12.1 IP, 4 ER), five walks and 18 strikeouts.  He made the Twins Opening Day roster … Continue reading Twins place Hughes on DL; recall Gibson

Twins-Royals PPD….Doubleheader Sunday

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins have announced that today’s (Saturday, May 20) 1:10 pm game against the Kansas City Royals has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be made up tomorrow, Sunday, May 21, with the makeup game beginning 30 minutes following the scheduled 1:10 pm game against the Royals at Target Field. Fans holding tickets for the May 21 1:10 pm game will be able to stay for both games of the doubleheader. Both games of the doubleheader will be broadcast on FOX Sports North and Treasure Island Baseball Network.   Additionally, the batting practice pullover giveaway … Continue reading Twins-Royals PPD….Doubleheader Sunday

Twins recall Berrios; will start vs Indians Saturday

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they will recall right-handed pitcher José Berríos from Triple-A Rochester in time to start tomorrow afternoon’s game in Cleveland.  Berríos made six starts for the Red Wings, going 3-0 with a 1.13 ERA (39.2 IP, 5 ER), eight walks and 39 strikeouts. The 22-year old native of Puerto Rico was named the International League Pitcher of the Week for the period from April 24-30, allowing just one run in 14.0 innings over two starts. It marked the second career IL Pitcher of the Week award for Berríos, who earned the … Continue reading Twins recall Berrios; will start vs Indians Saturday