EDUARDO ESCOBAR NEWS

Twins blank first-place Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Kyle Gibson threw eight innings of four-hit ball, Danny Santana and Eduardo Escobar had RBI triples, and the Minnesota Twins beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 2-0 Thursday night. Gibson (6-6) stranded a pair of runners in the eighth before turning the lead over to Glen Perkins, who remained perfect in 26 save attempts. Perkins is two saves shy...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins blank first-place Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Kyle Gibson threw eight innings of four-hit ball, Danny Santana and Eduardo Escobar had RBI triples, and the Minnesota Twins beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 2-0 Thursday night. Gibson (6-6) stranded a pair of runners in the eighth before turning the lead over to Glen Perkins, who remained perfect in 26 save attempts. Perkins is two saves shy...
Via Fox Sports North
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Mizzou pitcher helps send Royals to a fourth straight loss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kyle Gibson threw eight innings of four-hit ball, Danny Santana and Eduardo Escobar had RBI triples, and the Minnesota Twins beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 2-0 Thursday night. Gibson (6-6) stranded a pair of runners in the eighth before turning the lead over to Glen Perkins, who remained perfect in 26 save attempts. Perkins is two saves shy of...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Second-place Twins beat AL Central-leading Royals, 2-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Kyle Gibson threw eight innings of four-hit ball, Danny Santana and Eduardo Escobar had RBI triples, and the Minnesota Twins beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 2-0 Thursday night. Gibson (6-6) stranded a pair of runners in the eighth before turning the lead over to Glen Perkins, who remained perfect in 26 save attempts. Perkins is two saves shy...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Mizzou pitcher helps send Royals to a fourth straight loss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kyle Gibson threw eight innings of four-hit ball, Danny Santana and Eduardo Escobar had RBI triples, and the Minnesota Twins beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 2-0 Thursday night. Gibson (6-6) stranded a pair of runners in the eighth before turning the lead over to Glen Perkins, who remained perfect in 26 save attempts. Perkins is two saves shy of...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Best of both worlds: Milwaukee Brewers take series from Minnesota Twins

Seven innings pitchers’ duel, two inning slugfest. When the dust settled Sunday between the Minnesota Twins and the Milwaukee Brewers, long forgotten was the stellar duel between Tommy Milone and Mike Fiers. Baseball’s chess match gave way to a white-knuckle demolition derby as the Brewers took game and the series from the Twins 5-3. For seven frames, the starting pitchers went...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Replay decay: four thoughts from a five minute in-game delay

This was what Major League Baseball precisely wanted to avoid. In the third inning of Sunday’s matinée between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Minnesota Twins, pitcher Mike Fiers picked Eduardo Escobar off at first base. It was a close call and Escobar, after the call, remained on first base. Twins manager Paul Molitor stood at the top step of the dugout, staring back at one of...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Hunter homers twice as Twins get better of Brewers

  Torii Hunter celebrated his 1,300th game as a Minnesota Twin in style. Hunter homered twice and doubled, Eduardo Escobar hit a three-run homer and the Twins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 Saturday. Kyle Gibson (5-6) allowed two runs and six hits in 6 2-3 innings. He had lost a career-worst three straight decisions after starting June with a no-decision in the Twins' 10-5 loss...
Via AP on Fox
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Garza, Brewers lose 5-2 to Twins

MILWAUKEE (AP) After getting hammered in his last two starts, Matt Garza limited the runs and hits. A couple of mistakes, however, cost him. Torii Hunter homered twice and doubled, Eduardo Escobar hit a three-run homer and the Minnesota Twins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 Saturday. The home runs came off fastballs Garza didn't locate. ''He made a mistake with his strength,'' Brewers...
Via AP on Fox
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Timely hits lead Twins past Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Torii Hunter homered twice and doubled, Eduardo Escobar hit a three-run homer and the Minnesota Twins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 Saturday. Kyle Gibson (5-6) allowed two runs and six hits in 6 2/3 innings. He had lost a career-worst three straight decisions after starting June with a no-decision in the Twins' 10-5 loss to Milwaukee at Target Field. Casey Fien...
Via AP on Fox
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Timely hits lead Twins past Brewers

MILWAUKEE -- Torii Hunter celebrated his 1,300th game as a Minnesota Twin in style. Hunter homered twice and doubled, Eduardo Escobar hit a three-run homer and the Twins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 Saturday. Kyle Gibson (5-6) allowed two runs and six hits in 6 2/3 innings. He had lost a career-worst three straight decisions after starting June with a no-decision in the Twins'...
Via Fox Sports North
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Brewers succumb to Twins, 5-2

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Torii Hunter homered twice and doubled, Eduardo Escobar hit a three-run homer and the Minnesota Twins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 Saturday. Kyle Gibson (5-6) allowed two runs and six hits in 6 2/3 innings. He had lost a career-worst three straight decisions after starting June with a no-decision in the Twins' 10-5 loss to Milwaukee at Target Field. Casey Fien...
Via AP on Fox
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Hunter homers twice as Twins beat Brewers 5-2

MILWAUKEE (AP) Torii Hunter hit two home runs and Eduardo Escobar had a three-run shot, leading the Minnesota Twins over the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 Saturday. Kyle Gibson (5-6) allowed two runs and six hits in 6 2-3 innings. He had lost a career-worst three straight decisions after starting June with a no-decision in the Twins' 10-5 loss to Milwaukee at Target Field. Casey Fien pitched...
Via AP on Fox
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins demote slumping Santana to Triple-A

The Minnesota Twins made a somewhat surprising roster move Sunday night, optioning shortstop Danny Santana to Triple-A Rochester. The team will recall first baseman/designated hitter Kennys Vargas before Monday's game against the Kansas City Royals, who sit just one game behind the Twins for first place in the AL Central. Santana had been struggling at the plate as of late, hitting...
Via Fox Sports
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Brewers offense stymied, no sweep over Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Mike Pelfrey pitched eight strong innings, his longest outing in three years, and the Minnesota Twins avoided a series sweep by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 on Sunday. Eddie Rosario and Eduardo Escobar had RBI for the Twins, who otherwise struggled with runners on base. Glen Perkins worked a scoreless ninth for his major league-leading 21st save in as many...
Via AP on Fox
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelfrey tosses 8 strong innings, Twins blank Brewers 2-0

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Mike Pelfrey pitched eight strong innings, his longest outing in three years, and the Minnesota Twins avoided a series sweep by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 on Sunday. Eddie Rosario and Eduardo Escobar had RBIs for the Twins, who otherwise struggled with runners on base. Glen Perkins worked a scoreless ninth for his major league-leading 21st save in as many...
Via AP on Fox
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview: Brewers at Twins

The Minnesota Twins have performed well offensively during an impressive run at home, though they're not likely to need much scoring with one of the AL's hottest pitchers taking the ball. Kyle Gibson will try to lead the Twins to their 15th win in 18 home games Friday night when they open a three-game series against the MLB-worst Milwaukee Brewers, who could again be without Ryan...
Via AP on Fox
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview: Twins vs. Brewers

The Minnesota Twins have performed well offensively during an impressive run at home, though they're not likely to need much scoring with one of the AL's hottest pitchers taking the ball. Kyle Gibson will try to lead the Twins to their 15th win in 18 home games Friday night when they open a three-game series against the MLB-worst Milwaukee Brewers, who could again be without Ryan...
Via AP on Fox
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays battle back late but can't overcome Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Brian Dozier homered, Eduardo Escobar had four hits and the Minnesota Twins took advantage of a rare Tampa Bay error to beat the Rays 6-4 on Saturday. After Tim Beckham hit a two-run homer to tie it at 3 in the top of the seventh, Torii Hunter singled and Joe Mauer walked with one out in Minnesota's half of the inning. Trevor Plouffe tapped a bouncer back to reliever...
Via AP on Fox
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins take advantage of rare Rays' error for 6-4 win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Brian Dozier homered, Eduardo Escobar had four hits and the Minnesota Twins took advantage of a rare Tampa Bay error to beat the Rays 6-4 on Saturday. After Tim Beckham hit a two-run homer to tie it at 3 in the top of the seventh, Torii Hunter singled and Joe Mauer walked with one out in Minnesota's half of the inning. Trevor Plouffe tapped a bouncer back to reliever...
Via AP on Fox
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins sign Ryan Wheeler to minor league deal

The Minnesota Twins have bolstered their depth at third base by signing Ryan Wheeler to a minor league deal per reports. He will report to Triple-A Rochester immediately and begin playing third base there. The left-handed hitting third baseman was a former fifth-round selection by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2009 draft. He was once regarded as a Top-30 prospect in the D-Backs’...
Via Baseball Essential
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Surging Twins top Athletics, 6-5

MINNEAPOLIS -- Eddie Rosario drove in two runs and Glen Perkins got four outs for his 10th save to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 6-5 on Thursday. Eduardo Escobar also drove in two runs, and the Twins overcame a rough start from Ricky Nolasco to win for the seventh time in eight games. Nolasco (2-1) gave up four runs and six hits in five innings, but the Twins...
Via AP on Fox
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Surging Twins beat Athletics 6-5 to finish home stand 8-3

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Eddie Rosario drove in two runs and Glen Perkins got four outs for his 10th save to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 6-5 on Thursday. Eduardo Escobar also drove in two runs, and the Twins overcame a rough start from Ricky Nolasco to win for the seventh time in eight games. Nolasco (2-1) gave up four runs and six hits in five innings, but the Twins...
Via AP on Fox
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins rout A's as Eddie Rosario homers on first MLB pitch he sees

  As Eddie Rosario leaned against his locker and checked the hundreds of congratulatory text messages and voicemails, his grin was still a mile wide. Rosario homered on the first pitch he saw in his major league career, Eduardo Escobar homered and had five RBIsand the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 13-0 on Wednesday night. ''This at-bat I dreamed about my whole life...
Via AP on Fox
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins trounce Athletics, 13-0

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Eddie Rosario homered on the first pitch he saw in his major-league career, Eduardo Escobar also homered and had five RBI and the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 13-0 on Wednesday night. Rosario's milestone homer traveled about 400 feet into the left-field seats and gave Minnesota a 1-0 lead in the third inning. He's the 29th major leaguer to homer...
Via AP on Fox
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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