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Minnesota Twins: who would start the Wild Card game?

With only three games remaining in the regular season, the Minnesota Twins are one game back of the Houston Astros for the second wild card spot in the American League. If the Twins do make the playoffs, they will most likely play the New York Yankees in the Bronx, the same team that knocked them out of the playoffs in 2009 and 2010. While the Twins are focused on beating the Kansas...
Via isportsweb.com
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Gibson brilliant with short rest start ahead of him

It’s almost like there are two completely different pitchers on the Minnesota Twins named Kyle Gibson. He’s allowed one earned run or less in eleven of his 32 starts this season, coming off a 2014 campaign where the former first round pick allowed one or no earned runs in 14 of his 31 starts. On the other hand, Gibson has allowed five or more earned runs 19 times in starts over...
Via Baseball Essential
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Keeping pace: Twins top Indians in Game 1 of doubleheader

CLEVELAND -- Kyle Gibson wants to be known for excelling in key moments, and he came through Wednesday in his most important start yet. Gibson (11-11) threw six shutout innings and Torii Hunter had a three-run double as the Minnesota Twins gained ground in the AL wild-card race, winning their fourth straight with a 7-1 victory over the fading Cleveland Indians in the first game...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins win fourth straight, rout Indians in opener of doubleheader

CLEVELAND -- Kyle Gibson pitched six shutout innings and Torii Hunter had a three-run double as the Minnesota Twins gained ground in the AL wild-card race, winning their fourth straight with a 7-1 victory over the fading Cleveland Indians in the first game of a doubleheader Wednesday. Joe Mauer and Byron Buxton hit a solo homers for Minnesota, which entered play trailing the Angels...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins win fourth straight, 7-1 over Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Kyle Gibson pitched six shutout innings and Torii Hunter had a three-run double as the Minnesota Twins gained ground in the AL wild-card race, winning their fourth straight with a 7-1 victory over the fading Cleveland Indians in the first game of a doubleheader Wednesday. Joe Mauer and Byron Buxton hit a solo homers for Minnesota, which entered play trailing the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians' postseason elimination number dwindling

The Minnesota Twins continue to hang tight in the AL wild-card race as they seek their first playoff berth in five years, even as a virus takes its toll on their clubhouse. The death knell may have already sounded for Cleveland Indians' slim postseason chances. The Twins will look to keep pace as they aim for a seventh victory in nine games Tuesday night at Cleveland. Phil Hughes...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians' postseason elimination number dwindling

The Minnesota Twins continue to hang tight in the AL wild-card race as they seek their first playoff berth in five years, even as a virus takes its toll on their clubhouse. The death knell may have already sounded for Cleveland Indians' slim postseason chances. The Twins will look to keep pace as they aim for a seventh victory in nine games Tuesday night at Cleveland. Phil Hughes...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview: Twins at Indians

The Minnesota Twins continue to hang tight in the AL wild-card race as they seek their first playoff berth in five years, even as a virus takes its toll on their clubhouse. The death knell may have already sounded for Cleveland Indians' slim postseason chances. The Twins will look to keep pace as they aim for a seventh victory in nine games Tuesday night at Cleveland. Phil Hughes...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview: Twins at Indians

The Minnesota Twins continue to hang tight in the AL wild-card race as they seek their first playoff berth in five years, even as a virus takes its toll on their clubhouse. The death knell may have already sounded for Cleveland Indians' slim postseason chances. The Twins will look to keep pace as they aim for a seventh victory in nine games Tuesday night at Cleveland. Phil Hughes...
Via Fox Sports North
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins vs. Indians preview

Time may be about up for the Cleveland Indians, but the Minnesota Twins are going to stick around for a while. Minnesota has ridden three straight victories to the doorstep of the AL's final postseason spot, and it will go for a home sweep Thursday night to deal another blow to the fading Indians. The Twins (78-73) seemingly put their playoff hopes in jeopardy by losing five straight...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

NERD Game Scores for Thursday, September 24, 2015

Devised originally in response to a challenge issued by viscount of the internet Rob Neyer, and expanded at the request of nobody, NERD scores represent an attempt to summarize in one number (and on a scale of 0-10) the likely aesthetic appeal or watchability, for the learned fan, of a player or team or game. Read more about the components of and formulae for NERD scores here. *...
Via Fangraphs
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Brantley could miss second straight game

Time may be about up for the Cleveland Indians, but the Minnesota Twins are going to stick around for a while. Minnesota has ridden three straight victories to the doorstep of the AL's final postseason spot, and it will go for a home sweep Thursday night to deal another blow to the fading Indians. The Twins (78-73) seemingly put their playoff hopes in jeopardy by losing five straight...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Brantley could miss second straight game

Time may be about up for the Cleveland Indians, but the Minnesota Twins are going to stick around for a while. Minnesota has ridden three straight victories to the doorstep of the AL's final postseason spot, and it will go for a home sweep Thursday night to deal another blow to the fading Indians. The Twins (78-73) seemingly put their playoff hopes in jeopardy by losing five straight...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins game vs. Angels rained out, will play doubleheader Saturday

MINNEAPOLIS -- Friday night's game between the Los Angeles Angels and Minnesota Twins has been postponed because of rain. The teams will make it up in a split doubleheader on Saturday. The clubs will play the opener at 12:10 p.m., then start the second game at 6:10 p.m. The Twins entered Friday 1 1/2 games back of Houston in the AL wild-card race, with the Angels trailing them by...
Via Fox Sports North
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Hunter hits 350th homer, Gibson stumps White Sox in shutout

CHICAGO -- Torii Hunter hit a three-run homer and a RBI single, Kyle Gibson won for the first time in four starts against Chicago and the Minnesota Twins beat Chris Sale and the White Sox 7-0 Sunday. Hunter homered in a four-run first for the Twins, who began the day one game behind Texas for the AL's second wild-card spot. Minnesota improved to 13-6 against Chicago this season with...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Hunter, Gibson lead Twins over White Sox 7-0

CHICAGO (AP) Torii Hunter hit a three-run homer and an RBI single, Kyle Gibson won for the first time in four starts against Chicago and the Minnesota Twins beat Chris Sale and the White Sox 7-0 Sunday. Hunter homered in a four-run first for the Twins, who began the day one game behind Texas for the AL's second wild-card spot. Minnesota improved to 13-6 against Chicago this season...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

NERD Game Scores for Thursday, September 3, 2015

Devised originally in response to a challenge issued by viscount of the internet Rob Neyer, and expanded at the request of nobody, NERD scores represent an attempt to summarize in one number (and on a scale of 0-10) the likely aesthetic appeal or watchability, for the learned fan, of a player or team or game. Read more about the components of and formulae for NERD scores here. *...
Via Fangraphs
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Nunez, Twins hand Houston problems, post key 3-0 win

MINNEAPOLIS -- Eduardo Nunez homered and Kyle Gibson pitched 5 2-3 scoreless innings to help the Minnesota Twins to a 3-0 victory over the AL West-leading Houston Astros on Friday night. Gibson (9-9) gave up four hits, struck out four and walked three. Kevin Jepsen picked up his ninth save, giving the Twins their seventh win in their last eight games to surge back into wild card...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Nunez, Twins hand Houston problems, post key 3-0 win

MINNEAPOLIS -- Eduardo Nunez homered and Kyle Gibson pitched 5 2-3 scoreless innings to help the Minnesota Twins to a 3-0 victory over the AL West-leading Houston Astros on Friday night. Gibson (9-9) gave up four hits, struck out four and walked three. Kevin Jepsen picked up his ninth save, giving the Twins their seventh win in their last eight games to surge back into wild card...
Via Fox Sports North
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Nunez homers, Twins take opener against Astros 3-0

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Eduardo Nunez homered and Kyle Gibson pitched 5 2-3 scoreless innings to help the Minnesota Twins to a 3-0 victory over the AL West-leading Houston Astros on Friday night. Gibson (9-9) gave up four hits, struck out four and walked three. Kevin Jepsen picked up his ninth save, giving the Twins their seventh win in their last eight games to surge back into wild card...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: John Calipari Is Hanging Out On The Field Before Tonight’s Twins-Yankees Game

When you’re as well-known as John Calipari, you often find yourself spending time in cool places.  Like the field of Yankee Stadium before the home team plays a game against the Minnesota Twins in the middle of a pennant race. That’s exactly where Coach Cal is on this balmy Tuesday evening, and he’s posting pictures documenting the experience. The @Yankees‘ brain trust...
Via College Spun
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins bounce back with walk-off win

Late inning fireworks from the Twins’ lineup led to their sixth walk-off win of the season. Last night’s comeback, walk-off win over the Texas Rangers was certainly a sight for sore eyes for many Minnesota Twins fans. After a 1-6 road trip last week, the Twins went form sole possession of the second AL wild card spot to four games back from being in the post season. They currently...
Via isportsweb.com
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins vs. Rangers preview

While a recent surge has the Texas Rangers still in playoff contention, the Minnesota Twins appear on the way to falling out of the AL wild-card race. Losers of seven of eight, the sagging Twins hope a return to Target Field brings a reversal of fortune as they open an important three-game series with the Rangers on Tuesday night. Minnesota (55-56) owned a four-game lead atop the...
Via Fox Sports North
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Gibson shelled as struggling Twins fall 9-3 to Blue Jays

TORONTO -- Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer and Mark Buehrle earned his 30th career win against Minnesota as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the struggling Twins 9-3 Thursday night to complete a four-game sweep. Encarnacion went 3 for 4 with four RBIs and scored twice. The surging Blue Jays won their fifth straight and swept a four-game series from the Twins for the first time. Toronto...
Via AP on Fox
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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