Sergio Romo is exactly what the Twins bullpen needed. At age 36, he is no longer the splashy name fans were hoping for and, even at his dominant peak, he was never touching triple figures on the radar gun, but … Continue reading Twins Reliever Sergio Romo Unfiltered
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed designated hitter Nelson Cruz on the 10-day Injured List with a left wrist strain. Cruz injured his wrist on a swing during the fourth inning of last night’s game with the Cleveland Indians. In 87 games for the Twins this season, Cruz is hitting .294 (95-for-323) with 19 doubles, 32 home runs, 76 RBI, 41 walks, 59 runs scored and a 1.035 OPS. Since the All-Star break, Cruz leads baseball in home runs (16) and ranks fifth for the entire season. This marks Cruz’s second stint on … Continue reading Twins’ Cruz headed to injured list with wrist injury
As Twins fans have watched their team’s bullpen struggle over the last month, it was fitting the greatest closer in franchise history, Joe Nathan, was inducted into the Twins Hall of Fame last night. A key piece of the teams … Continue reading Joe Nathan Was Great. Really Great.
All Star pitcher Jake Odorizzi gave up 9 runs and 10 hits in four innings as the Twins lost the series finale to the Yankees on Wednesday 10-7 at Target Field. The loss, coupled with Cleveland’s 4-0 win over Toronto left the Twins lead in the American Central at just two games. Minnesota led Cleveland by as many as 11 1/2 games in early June. The Twins launched three more home runs in the loss as Nelson Cruz, Eddie Rosario and Marwin Gonzalez all went deep. The Twins travel to Chicago this weekend for a four game series with the … Continue reading Odorizzi falters as Twins lose to Yanks; lead in Central down to 2 games
After posting a batting line of .233/.314/.418 (.732 OPS) while averaging 19 homers in his first three, full big league seasons, Max Kepler has blossomed in 2019. The “Twin from Berlin” has hit .263/.333/.527 (.860 OPS) while smacking 25 long … Continue reading Q&A with Twins OF Max Kepler
With Joe Mauer’s retirement, Kyle Gibson finds himself the senior member of our hometown team. And in a lot of ways, that’s fitting. Gibson’s career has included great promise, devastating injury, a surprising trip back to the minors and an … Continue reading Twins Starter Kyle Gibson Unfiltered
By Tony Langfellow Cleveland, Ohio – Cleveland held the 90th MLB All-Star Game at the home of the Indians, Progressive Field on July 9, bringing the best baseball players in the world together for a weekend of fun events. It was the sixth time in club history that Cleveland has hosted this yearly exhibition game, and no other city in baseball has had the All-Star Game more than the city of Cleveland. Just behind the Cleveland Indians is Minnesota (as the Twins and Washington Senators), the San Francisco Giants, the Pittsburgh Pirates, and the Cincinnati Reds all hosting five All-Star Games … Continue reading Twins’ Polanco proves All-Star worthiness, readies for 2nd half run