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Plenty of support for Correia as Twins win over Colorado in a rout

Questions have been asked about Kevin Correia throughout the first half of the Twins’ season. When he had an ERA over 6.00 in May, Correia was asked about losing his spot in the rotation. “I’m not above the law,” he replied. Nearly two months later, Correia is churning out quality starts, his ERA is tumbling and teams in need of pitching might call and ask, “Is Correia...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Correia tops off quality start with RBI on first hit with Twins

As a National League pitcher for most of his 12-year career, Twins right-hander Kevin Correia had his fair share of hacks in the batter's box. It took until Correia's 50th start in a Minnesota uniform before collecting his first hit as an American League pitcher, and he helped his own cause in the process. Correia not only threw six innings of one-run ball Saturday against...
Via Fox Sports North
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins pull away late, bounce back with win against Rockies

DENVER (AP) -- Kevin Correia pitched six innings of one-run ball, Eduardo Escobar homered, and the Minnesota Twins pulled away late to beat the Colorado Rockies 9-3 on Saturday. Correia (5-11) scattered seven hits and cooled off the power-hitting Rockies, who stranded 10 baserunners and were kept in the yard after slugging eight home runs in their previous two games. He walked one...
Via Fox Sports North
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Rumors: Minnesota likely to make Josh Willingham, Kevin Correia available

The Minnesota Twins are quickly falling out of the playoff picture. Having won three of their last 10 games, they now stand at 39-47 and 10.0 games back in the wide open American League Central. With their recent struggles, it makes them a likely seller at this month's trade deadline.Possible trade candidates include outfielder Josh Willingham and pitcher Kevin Correia. Jon Heyman...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Willingham, Correia expected to hit market barring Twins turnaround

The Twins haven't started their possible sale yet, but they are starting to tell teams that if they aren't contending later this month they'll make outfielder Josh Willingham and right-handed starter Kevin Correia available, as both are free-agent eligible after the year. The Twins are expected to wait until after the All-Star break before doing any actual selling, as...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins' offense left seeing red in Boston

On a night when Minnesota's Kevin Correia turned in a solid outing on the mound, the Twins' offense couldn't back up his performance. Minnesota's bats went quiet Monday at Fenway Park, picking up just three hits -- matching a season low -- in a 1-0 loss to Boston to open a three-game series. It was the fourth time the Twins have been shut out this season, and this...
Via Fox Sports North
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Veteran Correia shows grit in Twins road win

After Kevin Correia's latest clunker last week, Twins manager Ron Gardenhire was asked about Correia's spot in the rotation. Minnesota's skipper gave the veteran pitcher a vote of confidence, saying Correia was going to remain as one of the team's starters. Five days later, Correia showed he indeed belongs to stay in the starting rotation. Minnesota's right-hander...
Via Fox Sports North
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Solving the Kevin Correia problem

Kevin Correia The Minnesota Twins have had no problems whatsoever producing runs this year. There has only been one game this year where the team has been shut out. However, the main area of concern is still in their pitching, and probably one of the weakest links so far is starting pitcher Kevin Correia. In 5 game appearances so far this season, Correia is 0-3 and has the worst...
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Kevin Correia like, Good?

When the Twins signed free agent starter Kevin Correia to a 2 year, $10 million contract this year there were two distinct reactions from fans - you either got "who?" or "oh please god no tell me you're kidding what why?"  I was in the second group.  Correia had been a distinctly pedestrian pitcher for the Pirates and Padres, rolling up a grand total of...
Via Down with Goldy
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Correia asks Pirates to Trade Him

Rob Biertempfel reports: Right-hander Kevin Correia, who last week was taken out of the starting rotation, has asked the Pirates to trade him. “I want to start,” Correia said. “For that to happen, I’ll have to go someplace else.” I think that can be arranged. Seriously, at this point, just trade the guy to anybody who is willing to take him on. He is not one of the top...
Via North Side Notch
July 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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