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MICHAEL TONKIN RUMORS

Twins recall Herrmann, option Tonkin

MINNEAPOLIS -- As the Twins embark on a five-game interleague road trip, manager Ron Gardenhire expressed his desire to have an additional position player on the roster when they face San Diego and San Francisco. Following Sunday's game against Seattle, Gardenhire got his wish. Minnesota announced that catcher/outfielder Chris Herrmann will be recalled from Triple-A Rochester...
Via Fox Sports North
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins make another round of cuts

Minnesota's 25-man roster continued to take shape after a round of cuts on Monday, including the optioning of Chris Herrmann, Michael Tonkin and Ryan Pressly to Triple-A Rochester.
Via FOXSports.com
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Brothers-in-law Kubel, Tonkin hoping to make Twins roster

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- There were plenty of new faces in the Hammond Stadium clubhouse when outfielder Jason Kubel reported to camp in mid-February. Of course, there were some he recognized from the decade he spent with the Twins' organization, but much had changed since he last played for Minnesota in 2011. Then there was a teammate Kubel knew very well, but had not yet played...
Via Fox Sports North
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins recall rookie reliever Tonkin

The Minnesota Twins have recalled right-handed reliever Michael Tonkin from Triple-A Rochester. The move was made before Tuesday's game in Detroit, where the Twins began a three-game series with the Tigers. Tonkin took the roster spot opened by the demotion of starting pitcher Kyle Gibson to Triple-A. Tonkin appeared in one game for the Twins on July 11, recording four outs...
Via Fox Sports
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins call up RHP Michael Tonkin from Rochester

MINNEAPOLIS -- One Twins rookie pitcher's struggles are another Twins rookie pitcher's opportunity. The team recalled right-handed reliever Michael Tonkin on Tuesday morning. He'll replace Kyle Gibson on the active roster after the first-year starter was sent down Monday. With a high innings count and Minnesota out of the playoff picture, Gibson almost certainly will...
Via Fox Sports North
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Tonkin Optioned By Minnesota Twins

The Minnesota Twins have optioned right-handed reliever Michael Tonkin to their Triple-A Rochester minor league affiliate. Tonkin, who pitched a scoreless 1 1/3 innings Thursday against the Tampa Bay Rays should get another chance this season as he has dominated at the AAA level, tossing 38 innings of 1.89 ERA ball. The post Michael Tonkin Optioned By Minnesota Twins appeared first...
Via FF Locker Room
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins rookie reliever Michael Tonkin pitching with a purpose

The Minnesota Twins have had a handful of players make their major league debuts this season. Add reliever Michael Tonkin to the list. The 23-year-old Tonkin debuted Thursday at Tropicana Field, pitching 1 13 innings of relief in Minnesota's 4-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. He entered Thursday's game with the Twins trailing 4-1 in the bottom of the seventh inning. Tonkin...
Via Fox Sports North
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Making character judgments based solely on one picture

Michael Tonkin is joining the Twins this week, filling in for Caleb Thielbar whose grandmother passed away (my condolences) and will stick around for only a few days while Thielbar is on bereavement. While one should not judge a book by it’s cover, I feel that I am a good judge of humanity. Here are some initial assessments of Michael Tonkin. No, not Michael Tonkin the pitcher...
Via The Rhino and Compass
July 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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