Found June 18, 2013 on
Reading Between The Seams:
credit to www.actionnewsjax.com
The Elizabethon Twins minor league baseball team, who affiliation is with the Minnesota Twins, has been involved in a fatal bus crash early Tuesday morning outside Jacksonville, Florida according to kare11 news. Everyone on the team bus that consist of 30 players and one coach were reported safe when their bus was struck by a car head on traveling the wrong direction. The driver, of the black Honda Civic, had died at the scene when he crashed into the bus around 4:30am traveling northbound I-295. According to the report it’s unknown whether or not the driver at the time was under the influence of alcohol.
The team was transferred to another bus around 7:45am and back on the road heading home to Elizabethon.
Twins President Dave St. Peter had sent out a tweet about the incident that happened Tuesday morning.
Tragic accident involving @EtownTwins bus. Thankful all members of @Twins family are safe. Thoughts and prayers for driver of other vehicle
— Dave St. Peter (@TwinsPrez) June 18, 2013
Follow us on Twitter
LeRoy McConnell III@kcmac38
Follow us on Twitter @rbts_baseball
The post Twins Minor League Team Involved In Fatal Bus Crash appeared first on Reading Between The Seams.
BEST OF MAXIM
Before the baseball season started this year I said the Twins' weren't going to be very good. Bold prediction, I know, but I also said that would be ok because it would give us a chance to answer some questions about some of the Twins' "fringey" guys and figure out who would be a future building block for the team and who wouldn't - or at least shouldn...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Twins manager Ron Gardenhire talked before Tuesday's game about how Clete Thomas is not the prototypical leadoff hitter. But Minnesota has been left with few options at the top of the lineup, so Thomas has found himself leading off for the past three games.
All season, really, the Twins have struggled to find consistency at the top of the order. Minnesota'...
The bus of a Minnesota Twins minor-league affiliate was involved in a fatal crash early Tuesday morning in Florida, according to Jacksonville.com.
The bus, which was taking players from Fort Myers, Fla., to Elizabethton, Tenn., collided with a car driving the wrong way on the interstate in Jacksonville. Both vehicles swerved to avoid the collision, according to the report, but the...
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins announced Wednesday that they have signed first-round pick Kohl Stewart, the fourth overall pick in this month's Major League Baseball Draft.
According to Jim Callis of Baseball America, the Twins signed Stewart for 4,544,400, which was right around the slot value for the fourth pick.
Stewart, a right-handed pitcher from St. Piux X (Texas) High...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Kohl Stewart is a multi-sport athlete, and it turns out he's pretty good at both sports.
That's evident by the fact that the Texas prep pitcher was not only taken by the Minnesota Twins with the No. 4 overall pick in this month's Major League Baseball draft, but he also has a scholarship to play quarterback at Texas A&M. Many high schoolers would love...
Minnesota Twins outfielder Josh Willingham has been hampered by a sore left knee for the entire season. The ailment held him out of Sunday's lineup, but Willingham is hoping to return Tuesday after the Twin's off day today, according to Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com.
Willingham received a cortisone injection on Saturday to help him with the pain he's experiencing in...
The Minnesota Twins have signed right-hander Kohl Stewart, the fourth overall pick in the draft two weeks ago.
The team announced the deal Wednesday, along with the signings of 22 others. The Twins have 21 of their first 25 selections under contract.
The 18-year-old Stewart was the first high school pitcher drafted. The slot value of the signing bonus for the fourth pick determined...
Justin Morneau homered for the first time in almost two months, a two-run shot that helped the Minnesota Twins to a 7-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.
Morneau's third homer of the season followed an RBI single by Josh Willingham in the sixth off Deunte Heath after ace Chris Sale's night ended after five shaky innings. Morneau last went deep on April 28...
Justin Morneau homered for the first time in almost two months, a two-run shot that helped the Minnesota Twins to a 7-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.
Morneau's third homer of the season followed an RBI single by Josh Willingham in the sixth off Deunte Heath after White Sox ace Chris Sale's night ended after five shaky innings. Morneau last went deep...
Ryan Doumit hit a go-ahead double in the eighth inning, leading the Minnesota Twins over the Chicago White Sox 7-5 on Tuesday night.
Joe Mauer homered and Trevor Plouffe had an RBI single in Minnesota's four-run first inning off Dylan Axelrod.
The White Sox came back to tie it at 5 in the eighth when Alex Rios worked a leadoff walk from reliever Jared Burton (1-4), stole second...
Just as they were when these teams last met about a month ago, the Minnesota Twins and Chicago White Sox are battling to stay out of the AL Central basement.
These slumping division foes begin a three-game set Tuesday night with the Twins badly struggling at the plate and the White Sox looking to end their road woes.
Chicago was in last place and 1 1/2 games behind Minnesota after...
The White Sox start the second leg of their ten game road trip on Tuesday when they start a three game series with the Twins in Minnesota. The Sox dropped three out of four in Houston and have lost four of their last five. The Twins are wrapping up a nine game homestand and have split the first six games against the Phillies and Tigers. The two teams sit at the bottom of the...
The White Sox traveled to Minnesota on Tuesday, and continued on what appears to be yet another abysmal road trip for the southsiders. They have now dropped 13 of their last 15 road contests, and five of their last six. Once again, falling back to ten games below .500.
Axelrod Gets Knocked Around Early
Dylan Axelrod came into today's start on seven days rest...