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ANTHONY SWARZAK RUMORS

Twins' Swarzak hit around by Tigers in spot start

MINNEAPOLIS -- Anthony Swarzak has gotten used to making spot starts. He's now made a pair of starts this season and did the same thing five times in 2012 as a reliever. The Twins right-hander has aspirations of once again pitching in a starting role, something he did to start his big league career. Outings like Monday against Detroit won't exactly help his cause, though...
Via Fox Sports North
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Anthony Swarzak will avoid DL

With the Minnesota Twins in last place in the American League Central at 55-66, the last thing they needed was a blow to the pitching staff that is 26th in the league in ERA. It appeared that would be the case when reliever Anthony Swarzak turned his ankle during his last appearance. The good news is that is appears Swarzak will be able to return without landing on the disabled...
Via MLB Injury News
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Anthony Swarzak could hit DL with ankle sprain

The Minnesota Twins defeated the Houston Astros on Wednesday by the score of 3-1. The win improved the last-place Twins to 54-65 on the season. The Twins, who have scored the 11th most runs in the Major Leagues, have been hindered all season by the pitching staff which is near the bottom of the league in ERA. One pitcher who may help the situation is Ricky Nolasco, who is coming...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

In spot start, Swarzak spins a beauty for Twins

MINNEAPOLIS -- Twins right-hander Anthony Swarzak has aspirations of one day returning to the starting rotation. For one day, at least, he had that chance. Swarzak started Wednesday's game against Cleveland as a spot starter when Minnesota's Kyle Gibson was scratched with lower back stiffness. Though Swarzak found out about his start less than 24 hours before it happened...
Via Fox Sports North
July 23, 2014  |  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 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 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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