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Brandon Kintzler: Proven Closer?

Photo Credit: Rick Osentoski, USA Today SportsProven closer...In a baseball world full of analytics and new statistical analysis, what does the term "proven closer" even mean?Old-school baseball minds would tell you that a "proven closer" is the player a manager always turns to in the ninth inning of a close game. He has experience collecting saves and pitching in high leverage situations...
Via North Dakota Twins Fan
2 days ago

Kintzler suddenly garnering plenty of interest

When Brandon Kintzler signed a Minor League deal with the Twins in December, he never imagined he'd be the closer at any point this season.
Via Twins.com
4 days ago

An Introduction to New Twins Closer, Brandon Kintzler

To call the Minnesota Twins’ 2016 season abysmal could possibly be an understatement. After falling just short of making the playoffs in 2015, the Twins have become the worst team in the Majors in 2016, compiling a 27-55 record through their first 82 games. In 2016, just about everything that could go wrong, has gone wrong. The entire rotation has fallen to shambles, including...
Via Baseball Essential
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kintzler getting back in form

MILWAUKEE -- Heading into the season, the Milwaukee Brewers expected to have Jim Henderson and Brandon Kintzler anchoring their bullpen in the back end. While Henderson has been sidelined by a shoulder injury for more than a month, Kintzler hasn't been the same steady reliever he was last season. Kintzler has struggled to get on track since returning from a strained rotator cuff...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers pitcher warmed up next to injured fan who fell into bullpen (VIDEO)

While paramedics treated an injured fan who plummeted 15-feet into the bullpen, a Milwaukee Brewers pitcher grabbed a baseball and began warming up just feet from the guy. The unidentified man, who fell into the Brewers bullpen during a game against the Twins at Miller Park Tuesday night, was conscious and alert when he was transported to a hospital on a stretcher, but not before...
Via The Other Paper
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Kintzler warms up while fan is treated after fall into bullpen (video)

During Tuesday’s game between the Minnesota Twins and Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park, a fan fell over a railing in the outfield and plummeted 15 feet to the ground inside the home team’s bullpen. The fan was treated, placed upon a stretcher and ultimately was taken to a hospital. The last word on his condition […] The post Brandon Kintzler warms up while fan is treated after...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Fan injured after falling 15 feet into Brewers bullpen at Miller Park (photos)

Things took a turn into some pretty terrible territory during Tuesday night’s game between the hometown Milwaukee Brewers and Minnesota Twins when a fan fell over a railing and plunged approximately 15 feet into the bullpen. The scary incident occurred during the top of the 8th inning when the fan leaned over the railing at […] The post Fan injured after falling 15 feet into...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Wednesday: Kintzler set to come off DL soon

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Brewers reliever Brandon Kintzler threw a simulated game prior to Wednesday night's series finale with the San Diego Padres and is on track to be activated from the disabled list on Friday. Kintzler estimated he threw 40 pitches Wednesday with somewhere between 17-23 coming with catcher Martin Maldonado standing in the box. "I had no pain, which is the main...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers place setup man Kintzler on DL

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday placed right-hander Brandon Kintzler on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 9 with a mild strained right rotator cuff. Right-hander Rob Wooten will be recalled from Triple-A Nashville to join Milwaukee's bullpen for Sunday's series finale against Pittsburgh. Kintzler, who has allowed just two hits in five scoreless innings...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers' Kintzler brings the right approach to the mound

PHOENIX -- For the first time in his career Brewers pitcher Brandon Kintzler is all but assured of that he'll be on a major-league roster on Opening Day. After the work he did last year, his first full season in the majors, the right-hander's place in the Milwaukee bullpen is well deserved.  Earning a roster spot out of spring training, the 5-foot-10 set-up specialist posted a 3...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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