Photo Gallery: Twins route Orioles 6-1

The Twins got a pair of homeruns from Nelson Cruz and solo homeruns from Eddie Rosario, Max Kepler and CJ Cron Friday night enroute to a 6-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles. Photos by Bryan Singer Click here for photo gallery TWINS NOTES: THE TWINS won the series opener against the Baltimore Orioles tonight by the score of 6-1, marking their seventh victory in series openers this season…extended their winning streak to 10 games against the Orioles, dating back to Opening Day 2018, their longest active winning streak against any opponent, and tied for their sixth-longest streak against any opponent…at … Continue reading Photo Gallery: Twins route Orioles 6-1

Twins call up Stewart, Romero; option Duffey, Cave to Rochester

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they plan to recall right-handed pitchers Kohl Stewart and Fernando Romerofrom Triple-A Rochester. Stewart made three starts for the Red Wings this season, going 1-2 with a 6.00 ERA (12.0 IP, 8 ER), six walks and 15 strikeouts. Romero has appeared in four games for the Red Wings this season, posting a 4.32 ERA (8.1 IP, 3 ER) with two walks and 11 strikeouts. He was recalled on Saturday as the Twins 26th man for a doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles and appeared in relief in the second game pitching … Continue reading Twins call up Stewart, Romero; option Duffey, Cave to Rochester

Twins deal Austin to Giants for minor league outfielder

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have acquired outfielder Malique Ziegler from the San Francisco Giants in exchange for first baseman Tyler Austin. Ziegler, 22, opened the 2019 season with the Single-A San Jose Giants (played in two games) after appearing in a combined 59 games last year between the Single-A Augusta GreenJackets and Arizona Rookie League Giants Black. He hit a combined .237 (50-for-211) with 12 doubles, two triples, four home runs and 18 RBI. Originally drafted in 2016 by the Giants (22nd round) out of North Iowa Area Community College, Ziegler has appeared in … Continue reading Twins deal Austin to Giants for minor league outfielder

Twins make it official, announce signing of Marwin Gonzalez

FT MYERS, FL – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have signed multi-positional player Marwin Gonzalez to a two-year, $21 million contract. Over the last two seasons with the Houston Astros, Gonzalez has appeared in 279 games, hitting .274 (259-for-944), with 39 home runs, 59 doubles and 158 RBI while posting a .349 on-base percentage and a .817 OPS. Gonzalez, 29, played 145 games last season, hitting .247 (121-for-489) with 25 doubles, 16 home runs, 68 RBI, 61 runs scored, 53 walks, a .324 on-base percentage and a .733 OPS in a career-high 552 plate appearances. The 6-foot-1, 205-pound … Continue reading Twins make it official, announce signing of Marwin Gonzalez

Twins sign pitcher Martin Perez

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have signed left-handed pitcher Martín Pérez to a one-year contract. Pérez, 27, appeared 22 games (15 starts) for the Texas Rangers last season, going 2-7 with a 6.22 ERA (85.1 IP, 59 ER), 36 walks and 52 strikeouts.  He began the season on the 10-day disabled list recovering from offseason right (non-throwing) elbow surgery.  He missed more time on the disabled list from late April to mid-July with right elbow discomfort related to his offseason surgery. The Guanare, Venezuela native was originally signed by the Rangers as an undrafted … Continue reading Twins sign pitcher Martin Perez