Links of the Day 7/24/14

Hi! Keep it together, I have some links. Cheering robots. Really. Cheering robots. Wait for the Andrew Albers cameo! Yadier Molina made sure his brother had something to eat.  Jay Harris won a Range Rover.  SCOREBOARD MLB Minnesota 3, Cleveland 1 – The Twins offense is surprisingly bad at this point. Kansas City 2, Chicago 1 – It’s weird to see 2 AL Central games with a...
Via The Rhino and Compass
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

The Twins Historically Bad Rotation (Again)

The Minnesota Twins rotation was historically bad in 2013. Their starting pitchers authored a 5.26 ERA and a 12.4 percent strikeout rate at a time when the major league average strikeout rate for a starting pitcher was just a shade under 19 percent. Relative to the major league average, it was the worst strikeout rate ever. In the offseason, the Twins overhauled their rotation...
Via Batting Leadoff
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Minor League Preview: Minnesota Twins

Organizational Talent Rankings via Baseball America 2013 (10) | 2012 (19) | 2011 (13) | 2010 (6) | 2009 (22) 2013 Affiliate Records MLB: [66-96] AL Central AAA: [77-67] International League – Rochester AA: [66-76] Eastern League — New Britain A+: [79-56] Florida State League – Fort Myers A: [88-50] Midwest League – Cedar Rapids Graduated Prospects Oswaldo Arcia (OF); Aaron...
Via Razzball
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins release Andrew Albers to play in South Korea

The Minnesota Twins have released left-hander Andrew Albers, allowing him to sign with a South Korean team. The Twins announced Thursday the 28-year-old Albers cleared waivers. He will join the Hanwha Eagles of the Korea Baseball Organization. Albers went 2-5 with a 4.05 ERA in 10 starts for the Twins last season, throwing 8 1-3 scoreless innings in his major league debut Aug....
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins' Albers could pitch in South Korea in 2014

MINNEAPOLIS -- Andrew Albers doesn't speak a lick of Korean, but he might have to learn quickly. A team from South Korea, the Hanwha Eagles, remains interested in the Twins left-hander. Albers said Friday that nothing was finalized yet as talks between the clubs were still ongoing, but it sounds as if there's a good chance Albers could pitch in Korea in 2014. "It's one of those things...
Via Fox Sports North
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins' Albers appears headed to Far East

MINNEAPOLIS -- Twins pitcher Andrew Albers could soon be Korea-bound. Albers has been in talks to play for the Hanwha Eagles of South Korea, his agent Blake Corosky, confirmed Tuesday. The 28-year-old Albers made his major league debut with Minnesota this past season and was 2-5 with a 4.05 ERA in 10 starts for the Twins. Corosky said the Eagles initially contacted the Twins about...
Via Fox Sports North
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Links of the Day 1/21/14

It’s a tough day for Boilermakers. Thoughts and prayers go out to those who were touched by today’s violence on campus. Andrew Albers is going to Korea. One of the questions about the Twins 2014 roster has been answered. Now that the Vikings have a coach, take a gander at this mock draft. Let’s get Jamaica to the Olympics! SCOREBOARD NCAAB Kansas 78, Baylor 68 – A good win...
Via The Rhino and Compass
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Pitcher Andrew Albers Gives Back To His Community In An Awesome Way

Minnesota Twins rookie Andrew Albers is a really good dude. Instead of heading down south and spending his offseason vacationing in parts much warmer like many of his contemporaries, he went back to his native Saskatchewan to be a substitute teacher at his alma mater high school, John Paul II Collegiate. It all started four seasons ago as a way to make ends meet in the offseason...
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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