Sunday Notes: Awards Voting, Benintendi, Beresford, Kuhl, more

Criticizing awards voting is a yearly ritual. It shouldn’t have to be. The problem — as far as I can glean — isn’t lack of intelligence. It’s apathy. If more of the people casting ballots bothered to do their homework, fewer choices with flunk LOGIC-101. Case in point: Coaches and players I’ve spoken to have admitted that Gold Glove voting isn’t taken as seriously as...
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November 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Milone among five outrighted by Twins

The Twins cleared space on their 40-man roster on Monday, outrighting infielder James Beresford, outfielder Logan Schafer and left-handers Tommy Milone, Pat Dean and Andrew Albers to Triple-A Rochester.
October 17, 2016

Twins Outright Tommy Milone, Four Others

The Twins have announced five outright assignments as the team clears 40-man roster space entering the offseason. Southpaws Tommy Milone, Andrew Albers, and Pat Dean were all cut, as were infielder James Beresford and outfielder Logan Schafer. None of the moves is terribly surprising. Though incoming Minnesota chief baseball officer Derek Falvey has yet to join the organization —...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
October 17, 2016

Twins outright five players off 40-man roster

The Minnesota Twins have outrighted five players off their 40-man roster as of Monday night, per Darren Wolfson of 1500ESPN. The players include: pitchers Tommy Milone, Pat Dean, and Andrew Albers, third baseman James Beresford, and outfielder Logan Schafer. The Twins are coming off the worst season in franchise history (in terms of winning percentage) since the 1957 Washington...
Via Today's Knuckleball
October 17, 2016

Twins’ James Beresford gets first MLB hit

Minnesota Twins rookie third baseman James Beresford picked up his first MLB hit on Saturday night with a seventh-inning single off Cleveland Indians RHP Shawn Armstrong in just his third MLB at-bat. Getting the start at third base Saturday for Trevor Plouffe, who was placed on the disabled list with a strained oblique, Beresford made […] The post Twins’ James Beresford gets...
Via Today's Knuckleball
September 10, 2016

Beresford receives ovation 10 years in making

It took James Beresford 1,070 games and 10 seasons in the Minor Leagues to finally get his long-awaited call to the Majors. It only took him one start with the Twins to get his first big league hit. As soon as he touched first base following his seventh-inning single to center in the Twins' 2-1, 12-inning victory over Cleveland on Saturday, Beresford looked up into the stands to...
September 10, 2016

Minnesota Twins recall Duffey and Vargas; purchase Beresford’s contract

The Minnesota Twins announced a slew of roster moves on Tuesday. Right-hander Tyler Duffey, first baseman Kennys Vargas and infielder James Beresford have all been called up from Triple-A Rochester. In a procedural move, outfielder Danny Santana was transferred to the 60-day disabled list. Duffey had spent the majority of the season in Minnesota’s rotation before […] The post...
Via Today's Knuckleball
September 06, 2016

Twins call up Duffey, Vargas, Beresford

With Triple-A Rochester's season ending on Monday, the Twins made three September callups after their 11-5 loss to the Royals, as right-hander Tyler Duffey, first baseman Kennys Vargas and infielder James Beresford will be officially recalled by the team on Tuesday.
September 05, 2016

Twins minor-league stars of the week: July 3

This week's Minor League Star of the Week is prized pitching prospect Jose Berrios, who, after dominating the Double-A ranks, is now bound for Triple-A Rochester.  In his last start with the Twins' Double-A outfit in Chattanooga, on June 28, Berrios went seven innings, allowing just one run on two hits, while striking out six in the Lookouts' win at Montgomery...
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July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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