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Hey, how is your morning going? NFL Preview coming today at some point. Wes Welker was suspended for using drugs. Not the performance enhancing kind. No better motivation than a face tattoo.  I want to be in your fantasy league, America. SCOREBOARD MLB Chicago 6, Minnesota 3 (10 innings) - This was a weird game. It looked like there would be a million runs scored, but instead,...
Via The Rhino and Compass
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins' Milone turns in another disappointing start

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins had extra arms in the bullpen after bringing up several pitchers as September call-ups. That meant insurance in case starting pitchers failed to go deep into games. After a brief outing by left-hander Tommy Milone on Tuesday against the White Sox, Minnesota needed all the help it could get from the relievers. Milone lasted just 3 2/3 innings, his...
Via Fox Sports North
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins lose after White Sox rally in 10th

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Tyler Flowers' first career multi-homer game lifted the Chicago White Sox to a 6-3 win over the Minnesota Twins in 10 innings on Tuesday night. Dayan Viciedo broke a 3-all tie in the 10th with a solo homer off reliever Lester Oliveros (0-1). Flowers followed with his second two-run shot of the night later in the inning as the White Sox won for just the fourth...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Flowers' 2 homers lift White Sox over Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Tyler Flowers' first career multi-homer game lifted the Chicago White Sox to a 6-3 win over the Minnesota Twins in 10 innings on Tuesday night. Dayan Viciedo broke a 3-all tie in the 10th with a solo homer off reliever Lester Oliveros (0-1). Flowers followed with his second two-run shot of the night later in the inning as the White Sox won for just the fourth...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins lose after White Sox rally in 10th

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Tyler Flowers' first career multi-homer game lifted the Chicago White Sox to a 6-3 win over the Minnesota Twins in 10 innings on Tuesday night. Dayan Viciedo broke a 3-all tie in the 10th with a solo homer off reliever Lester Oliveros (0-1). Flowers followed with his second two-run shot of the night later in the inning as the White Sox won for just the fourth...
Via Fox Sports North
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins' Oliveros undergoes Tommy John surgery

MINNEAPOLIS The Twins announced Thursday that pitching prospect Lester Oliveros had Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.Before going into surgery, the Twins doctors were unsure whether Tommy John would be necessary, but theyd received prior authorization from the team, Oliveros and his agent to perform the procedure if it was necessary. Upon closer examination, it was."He...
Via Fox Sports North
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins send reliever Oliveros down after 2 days

The Minnesota Twins have sent right-handed reliever Lester Oliveros back to Triple-A Rochester after only two days on the roster. The move was made after Friday night's loss to Milwaukee so right-hander Liam Hendriks could be officially recalled to make his start on Saturday afternoon. Manager Ron Gardenhire said the Twins ''can't afford to get rid of a player right...
Via Fox Sports
June 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins recall starting pitcher Hendriks

MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Twins optioned right-hander Lester Oliveros to Triple-A Rochester after Friday's game to make room for right-hander Liam Hendriks. Oliveros, 24, was recalled earlier this week to add an arm to Minnesota's bullpen, but made just one appearance. He allowed one run in 1 23 innings Thursday against Philadelphia. Hendriks will start Saturday for the...
Via Fox Sports North
June 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins put RHP Walters on 15-day disabled list

The Minnesota Twins have put right-hander P.J. Walters on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right shoulder. Walters left Wednesday night's start against the Philadelphia Phillies after only 15 pitches with pain and stiffness. He gave up four straight singles and two runs to begin the game. The Twins recalled right-hander Lester Oliveros from Triple-A Rochester...
Via AP on Fox
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins promote Oliveros, RHP Walters to DL

Twins right-handed pitcher P.J. Walters was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation Thursday. To replace Walters on the active roster, the Twins recalled right-handed pitcher Lester Oliveros from Triple-A Rochester. Oliveros appeared in 12 games and was 1-1 with a 4.08 ERA (17 2/3 innings, eight earned runs) with four saves, 22 strikeouts and five...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins drop Diamond in first round of cuts

FORT MYERS, Fla. The first round of cuts came Thursday for the Minnesota Twins, as they optioned six players and reassigned three others to the minor league camp. Pitchers Deolis Guerra, Lester Oliveros, Scott Diamond and Tyler Robertson and outfielder Darin Mastroianni were all optioned to Triple-A Rochester. Outfielder Oswaldo Arcia was optioned to High-A Fort Myers. Three players...
Via Fox Sports North
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins drop Diamond in first round of cuts

FORT MYERS, Fla. The first round of cuts came Thursday for the Minnesota Twins, as they optioned six players and reassigned three others to the minor league camp. Pitchers Deolis Guerra, Lester Oliveros, Scott Diamond and Tyler Robertson and outfielder Darin Mastroianni were all optioned to Triple-A Rochester. Outfielder Oswaldo Arcia was optioned to High-A Fort Myers. Three players...
Via Fox Sports North
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Young leaves with mild left oblique strain

Detroit left fielder Delmon Young has left Game 5 of the AL division series against New York in the seventh inning Thursday night because of a mild strain of his left oblique. Young popped out to end the top of the seventh but did not go out to take his position in the field. He was replaced by Ryan Raburn. In the first inning, Young followed Don Kelly with the second of back-to...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2011  |  Discuss
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