Twins recall Romero from Rochester; send out Curtis

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced tonight that they will recalled right-handed pitcher Fernando Romero from Triple-A Rochester, who will make the start tomorrow afternoon against Toronto.  The 23-year old appeared in four games (3 starts) for Triple-A Rochester, going 0-1 with a 2.57 ERA (21.0 IP, 6 ER), 10 walks and 20 strikeouts. In parts of six seasons in the Twins minor league system, Romero has gone 23-17 with a 2.83 ERA (324.1 IP, 102 ER), 102 walks and 314 strikeouts.  Entering this season, Romero was ranked sixth best prospect in the Twins system by Baseball America, … Continue reading Twins recall Romero from Rochester; send out Curtis

Twins woes continue; lose 8-2 to Reds and option Duffey to AAA

THE TWINS the Twins lost the third of the three-game series against the Reds today 8-2…they are now 6-5 at Target Field this year. The Twins have now lost three straight series’. Minnesota’s interleague record is now 2-3 this season and 205-182 all time, with a 114-79 record at home…Twins lost their first Interleague series since getting swept in Los Angeles in three games July 24-26, 2017, having gone 4-0-2 since… JOSÉ BERRÍOS allowed four runs on five hits in his sixth start of the season…lasted only 3.0 innings, his shortest start since September 11, 2016 vs. Cleveland, when he went … Continue reading Twins woes continue; lose 8-2 to Reds and option Duffey to AAA

Twins recall Tyler Duffey from Rochester

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Tyler Duffey from Triple-A Rochester. Duffey, 27, began the season with Triple-A Rochester making four relief appearances, tossing 11.0 innings without allowing an earned run (2 runs) while walking one and striking out 14. In 92 appearances (36 starts) over three major league seasons, Duffey has a record of 16-16 with a 5.29 ERA (71.0 IP, 39 ER). Duffey will take the roster spot of Alan Busenitz who was optioned to Rochester last night. Continue reading Twins recall Tyler Duffey from Rochester

Buxton goes on the disabled list

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed outfielder Byron Buxton on the 10-day disabled list (retro to April 15) with migraines.  Buxton has played 11 games on the season, hitting .195 (8-for-41) with two doubles, two RBI and two walks. Replacing Buxton on the 25-man roster is outfielder Ryan LaMarre, who was previously added as the 26th-man for the Twins and Indians series in Puerto Rico.  LaMarre has played in six games for the Twins this season, hitting .500 (4-for-8) with one RBI. Continue reading Buxton goes on the disabled list