The Minnesota Twins are among the league’s unlikeliest contenders and it might be fitting that the unlikeliest of rookies is beginning to excel for them in big innings. Ryan O’Rourke, a 27-year-old rookie pitcher, has done everything the Twins have asked and more since getting called up in early July, not allowing a run in 13 of his 16 big league appearances. First-year manager...
After Thursday night's win over Baltimore, the Minnesota Twins made a roster move, sending left-hander Aaron Thompson to Triple-A Rochester and recalling lefty Ryan O'Rourke from the same club. The 27-year-old O'Rourke was drafted in the 13th round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the Twins and has yet to appear in the major leagues. This season he has pitched for both Double-A Chattanooga...
The Minnesota Twins have been one of the best teams in the American League so far because of a number of unexpected players stepping up and performing far better than their original expectations. Left-handed reliever Aaron Thompson is one of these players, but his early success has slowly been slipping away and it is time for the team to make a move. Thompson has pitched in 29 games...
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