Twins pitcher Mike Pelfrey did something funky with his lips

Mike Pelfrey has some weird habits on the mound. The guys licks himself incessantly and was counted licking himself 89 times during a 2011 start. And when he’s not licking himself or the ball or his hand or whatever, he’s making funny motions with his lips. Is that how he settles himself down? It didn’t […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Is Chris Colabello like, good?

I've been getting a lot of **** lately because I haven't written anything Twins related.  Honestly between the one million day games and my two completely insane children I haven't gotten to see that much.  I have seen enough to finally make a post, and why not start with American League RBI leader Chris Colabello? First off history is generally against him given that...
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Twins' Gibson pitches a gem, nearly goes the distance

MINNEAPOLIS -- Kyle Gibson wanted to go the distance. The Minnesota Twins right-hander was through eight scoreless innings Thursday against Toronto and had thrown 105 pitches. It was his best start as a major leaguer, and Gibson felt he still had plenty in the tank to pitch one more inning. Unfortunately for Gibson, Twins pitching coach Rick Anderson had other ideas. "Andy came...
Via Fox Sports North
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Gibson pitches four-hit shutout as Twins beat Toronto 7-0

On the coldest day in Twins history, before the smallest crowd in Target Field history, Kyle Gibson made a little history of his own. The Twins’ righthander, whose longest previous start last 6 1/3 innings last Friday, pitched eight shutout innings Thursday, leading Minnesota back to .500 on the season with a 7-0 victory over Toronto in the first game of a day/night doubleheader...
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Twins' Mauer to serve as All-Star Game ambassador

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer has played in six All-Star Games during his 11-year career. Regardless of whether he's voted into the game this year, Mauer will add another All-Star appearance to his resume as the 2014 All-Star Ambassador. The Twins will host this year's All-Star Game at Target Field in mid-July, and Mauer will serve as the team'...
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Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia gets cortisone shot in wrist

The Minnesota Twins lost to the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday by the score of 9-3, ending a modest three-game winning streak. The loss dropped the Twins to 6-7, third in the American League West. The Twins continue to play without outfielder Oswaldo Arcia, who is out with a sore wrist. Arcia hopefully will be able to return before too long following a cortisone injection. As...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Tuesday: Minnesota taking advantage of Pinto's bat

MINNEAPOLIS -- When Josmil Pinto debuted as a September call-up last season, he tore the cover off the ball. The young Twins catcher batted .342 with four homers and 12 RBI in a small, 21-game sample size. Tuesday's game against Toronto marks Pinto's ninth game of the 2014 season, as he's split time between designated hitter and backing up catcher Kurt Suzuki. It'...
Via Fox Sports North
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Model of Inconsistency

Can the Minnesota Twins get things back together?As expected, the 2014 season is off to a roaring start. From the early success of the Milwaukee Brewers, to the substandard performance of teams like the Royals, Reds, and Diamondbacks, the game we all love is showing us once again that anything can happen. One team in particular has found this to be true. Through twelve games the...
Via The MLB Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins' Josh Willingham has small wrist fracture

The Minnesota Twins evened their season record to 6-6 with a 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday. Kevin Correia allowed three runs on six hits in seven innings. Casey Fien got the win in relief and Glen Perkins notched his third save of the season. On the injury front, a CT scan revealed a small fracture in Josh Willingham's left wrist. He missed his sixth straight...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Minnesota Twins will make the playoffs

Brian Dozier The last time the Minnesota Twins reached the postseason was the year 2010. They had a comfortable six-game lead over the Chicago White Sox in the standings and were the only team in the division to finish with over 90 wins. This year, the Twins have started to turn their rough start to the season around as they hope to reclaim the division and head to the playoffs....
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Colabello, Gibson lead Twins past Royals 10-1

MINNEAPOLIS -- Chris Colabello drove in three runs, Kyle Gibson pitched into the seventh inning and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 10-1 Friday night to end a nine-game home losing streak that dated to last season. Josmil Pinto homered for the Twins, who reached double digits in runs for the third time this year. Mike Moustakas had two hits for Kansas City, which...
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Minnesota Twins: Colabello contributes hot bat to lineup

Target Field While the Minnesota Twins still struggle to see a record above .500, designated hitter and first baseman Chris Colabello has been nothing but determined to help the team reach that goal and a possible chance at postseason. At 30 years old, Colabello was not within immediate eyesight for any Major League roster following school. Graduating from Assumption College in 2005...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Everybody say ‘awwww’: Joe Mauer’s twin girls make Target Field debut (photos)

The Minnesota Twins may have been swept by the Oakland A’s after losing 6-1 on Thursday at Target Field, but at least first baseman Joe Mauer got to enjoy the pregame festivities and likely pocketed a memory that will last a lifetime. During a pregame ceremony, Mauer was joined on the field by his wife […] The post Everybody say ‘awwww’: Joe Mauer’s twin girls make Target...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins rumors: Minnesota made multiple significant offers to free agents

The Minnesota Twins have been getting a lot of flak in their local media for not spending as much money as other teams have been.  According to the Twins though, it's not like they didn't try to grab some.  Derek Wetmore of 1500 ESPN has a quote from President Save St. Peter:"We made offers to Matt Garza, a very significant offer. We made a significant offer to Ervin...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins unveil Bloody Mary that has bacon cheeseburger garnish

The home opener for the Minnesota Twins is not until next Monday, but the team unveiled some of the more interesting new offerings that will be available for fans at Target Field during the 2014 MLB season. Among the many savory and fattening offerings, there is the Valentini’s Bucket of Meatballs at Frankie V’s, the […] The post Twins unveil Bloody Mary that features a Bacon...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

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