ANTHONY SWARZAK RUMORS

Twins agree to contract with RHP Swarzak

The Minnesota Twins and right-hander Anthony Swarzak have agreed to a $935,000, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration. Swarzak went 3-2 with a 2.91 ERA in 48 games for the Twins last season. He made all of those appearances out of the bullpen for the first time in his four-year career. In years past, Swarzak was often used as a spot starter when the rotation faltered or someone...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Reliever Anthony Swarzak Fractures Two Ribs, Out for a Month After ‘Horseplay’ With Teammates

Teams account for injuries during the season, but the Minnesota Twins didn’t expect to be shorthanded prior to the beginning of spring training. Right-handed pitcher Anthony Swarzak is now expected to miss a month after fracturing two ribs in January. Swarzak wasn’t exactly lifting weights or running drills when the injury occurred — instead, he was trying his hand at another...
Via NESN.com
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins Injury News: Anthony Swarzak suffered fractured rib

Offseason shenanigans can lead to injuries.  Players have proven this throughout the history of baseball, and Anthony Swarzak is no exception.  The Minnesota Twins will not have their 27-year old pitcher in camp for at least a month as he recovers from a fractured rib.  The injury was apparently suffered at the Twins' fan fest. Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com had the early...
Via MLB Injury News
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins: Swarzak has cracked ribs -- from wrestling

Minnesota Twins pitcher Anthony Swarzak has two cracked ribs, the freak result of some ill-fated horseplay during a gathering with teammates last month. Swarzak will miss at least the first two weeks of spring training, a setback to his bid for a roster spot as a long reliever. General manager Terry Ryan said Wednesday that Swarzak was hurt the night of Jan. 25 when he was wrestling...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins' Swarzak will start spring training late

Minnesota right-handed pitcher Anthony Swarzak will be sidelined about a month after fracturing two ribs during non-baseball activity, the Twins announced Wednesday.Swarzak, 27, fractured his ribs on Jan. 25. Pitchers and catchers report to spring training in Fort Myers, Fla., on Feb. 12, which means Swarzak will miss the first few weeks of camp.Last season, Swarzak appeared in a...
Via Fox Sports North
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins RHP Swarzak makes fifth start of season

Minnesota's Anthony Swarzak hadn't made a start since late May, but with the Twins running out of options, the right-hander got the call to start Tuesday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays. Tuesday's start originally belonged to right-hander Samuel Deduno, but Deduno was skipped in his final start of the 2012 season due to eye inflammation. Swarzak had made four...
Via Fox Sports North
October 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins reactivate pitcher Swarzak

MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Twins made a few roster moves after Wednesday's game, optioning pitchers Jeff Manship and Luis Perdomo to Triple-A Rochester. Minnesota will activate right-hander Anthony Swarzak from the 15-day disabled list and will make one more corresponding roster move before Friday's game in Seattle. Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said the corresponding move...
Via Fox Sports North
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Swarzak gets start to open Detroit series

It might still be relatively early in the season, but the Detroit Tigers are clearly frustrated with their play. A trip to Target Field might help get them going in a positive direction. After being swept by the AL Central leaders, the Tigers hope for a turnaround Friday night as they try to continue their recent road success against the last-place Minnesota Twins. The preseason...
Via Fox Sports North
May 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Swarzak on Sasquatch: 'I believe they're real'

MINNEAPOLIS What began as a simple curiosity about Sasquatch after watching a few television shows has turned into a bit of an obsession for Twins reliever Anthony Swarzak or so say his teammates. Swarzak downplays his passion and interest in Sasquatch, otherwise known as Bigfoot. But ask those in Minnesota's clubhouse and they'll tell you it's more than just a passing...
Via Fox Sports North
May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins, Swarzak seek repeat of Sunday's outing

Since opening two years ago, Target Field has been a house of misery for the Texas Rangers. While they appear to have the right man taking the mound to pick up a rare win there, their offense may be the bigger concern in Minnesota. Scheduled starter Matt Harrison tries to lead the Rangers to their second victory at Target Field in Friday night's series opener against the Twins...
Via Fox Sports North
April 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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