KYLE GIBSON NEWS

The One Glairing Issue with Kyle Gibson

The Minnesota Twins took Kyle Gibson in the first round of the 2009 Draft and he quickly became one of the better pitching prospects in baseball. Now through 61 career starts in just his second full Major League season, the 27-year old hurler is 23-24 with a 4.42 ERA. He’s gotten noticeably better each year. Gibson posted an ERA above six in ten starts during the 2013 season and...
Via Baseball Essential
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies trade rumors: Minnesota Twins edition

After the Minnesota Twins saw their second baseman Brian Dozier and Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki gelling together on the diamond in the 2015 All-Star game, it shouted out to them that going after Tulo before the trade deadline would be a smart move. Although the veteran shortstop’s price tag is pretty high, Tulowitzki trade rumors have been circling all summer and...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins look to start new chapter vs. Angels

Playing the Los Angeles Angels has not exactly been like heaven for the Minnesota Twins recently. Last year, the Angels won all seven matchups and averaged 7.71 runs per game, which is the highest output vs. any opponent in the majors since 2014 (minimum five games). Not to pour salt on the wound, but since July 1, the Angels are tops in Majors League Baseball with a 6.29 average...
Via Fox Sports North
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Twins at Angels

Locked in a personal duel for the major league home run lead, Albert Pujols and Mike Trout are also powering the Los Angeles Angels on a torrid stretch. The two superstars will try to lead their club to a season-high sixth consecutive win Tuesday night when they face a pitcher who's been at his best lately, the Minnesota Twins' Kyle Gibson. Los Angeles (52-40) has won 11 of 13 and...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Twins at Angels

Locked in a personal duel for the major league home run lead, Albert Pujols and Mike Trout are also powering the Los Angeles Angels on a torrid stretch. The two superstars will try to lead their club to a season-high sixth consecutive win Tuesday night when they face a pitcher who's been at his best lately, the Minnesota Twins' Kyle Gibson. Los Angeles (52-40) has won 11 of 13 and...
Via Fox Sports North
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins-Angels Preview

Locked in a personal duel for the major league home run lead, Albert Pujols and Mike Trout are also powering the Los Angeles Angels on a torrid stretch. The two superstars will try to lead their club to a season-high sixth consecutive win Tuesday night when they face a pitcher who's been at his best lately, the Minnesota Twins' Kyle Gibson. Los Angeles (52-40) has won 11 of 13 and...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Second-half lookahead: As top prospects trickle in, Twins remain in contention

MINNEAPOLIS -- After stumbling through the last four seasons, the Minnesota Twins have summoned several of their best minor leaguers this summer, some straight from Double-A. These prized prospects have provided further reinforcement of the assumption the franchise is headed for brighter days. The funny thing about this rebuilding phase? The Twins have become contenders again. Like...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Second-half lookahead: As top prospects trickle in, Twins remain in contention

MINNEAPOLIS -- After stumbling through the last four seasons, the Minnesota Twins have summoned several of their best minor leaguers this summer, some straight from Double-A. These prized prospects have provided further reinforcement of the assumption the franchise is headed for brighter days. The funny thing about this rebuilding phase? The Twins have become contenders again. Like...
Via Fox Sports North
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Gibson, Sano lead Twins over Tigers 7-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Kyle Gibson won his fourth straight start, throwing seven strong innings, and rookie Miguel Sano hit a two-run homer to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 7-1 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. Gibson (8-6) allowed only an unearned run and four hits, while Sano hit his second home run since being recalled from Double-A on July 2. Danny Santana added two hits, including...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Gibson wins fourth straight start, Twins take 3 of 4 against Tigers

MINNEAPOLIS -- Kyle Gibson won his fourth straight start, throwing seven strong innings, and rookie Miguel Sano hit a two-run homer to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 7-1 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. Gibson (8-6) allowed only an unearned run and four hits, while Sano hit his second home run since being recalled from Double-A on July 2. Danny Santana added two hits, including...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Gibson, Sano lead Twins over Tigers 7-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Kyle Gibson won his fourth straight start, throwing seven strong innings, and rookie Miguel Sano hit a two-run homer to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 7-1 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. Gibson (8-6) allowed only an unearned run and four hits, while Sano hit his second home run since being recalled from Double-A on July 2. Danny Santana added two hits, including...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Gibson wins fourth straight start, Twins take 3 of 4 against Tigers

MINNEAPOLIS -- Kyle Gibson won his fourth straight start, throwing seven strong innings, and rookie Miguel Sano hit a two-run homer to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 7-1 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. Gibson (8-6) allowed only an unearned run and four hits, while Sano hit his second home run since being recalled from Double-A on July 2. Danny Santana added two hits, including...
Via Fox Sports North
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Twins vs. Tigers

The Minnesota Twins have pounded their way to a successful homestand leading into the All-Star break. They'll look to maintain that offensive success while trying for a third consecutive victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. Minnesota (48-40) has belted eight homers while averaging 6.0 runs and 10 hits to go 5-1 on a seven-game home stay. Less than 24 hours after a seven-run...
Via Fox Sports North
20 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 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

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

Binge and purge: Minnesota Twins bash their way past Milwaukee Brewers

One night, the bats are going for the Milwaukee Brewers. Hours later, the bats aren’t going at all. With fewer hits and fewer runs to show for it, the Brewers fell to the Minnesota Twins 5-2 Saturday afternoon. The Twins’ bats went for quality over quantity at Miller Park: though they tied the Brewers with seven total hits, three went over the fence and accounted for all of the...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
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

Kyle Gibson on Pitching to Contact

Kyle Gibson is a tall pitcher with a low K rate. The Minnesota Twins right-hander is 6-foot-6 and has fanned 5.76 batters per nine innings this season. Last year, that number was an even-more-contact-heavy 5.37. Strikeouts aren’t what he does. Gibson relies on ground balls for the majority of his outs. A first-round pick in […]
Via Fangraphs
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals’ Alex Gordon leaves third base coach hanging after HR

Royals left fielder Alex Gordon smashed a home run off the Twins’ Kyle Gibson in the first inning Wednesday.  While rounding third base, Gordon received the traditional high five gesture from Royals’ third base coach Mike Jirschele. And Gordon gave him the middle school treatment.  The Royals are still the devil, but this is pretty funny.  Fine, the Royals aren’t the devil...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
June 10, 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
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