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Trevor May Excelling in Bullpen, Could be Permanent

The Minnesota Twins demoted rookie starting pitcher Trevor May to the bullpen in early July when Ervin Santana‘s suspension ended. To that point, May had been 4-7 though 15 starts with a 4.37 ERA and was struggling, having lost his last four decisions. Seventeen appearances out of the bullpen later, May’s demotion has undoubtedly paid off for the Twins and the club might wind...
Via Baseball Essential
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins must reverse recent trends against Indians in home series

The Twins begin their three-game series with the visiting Cleveland Indians tonight in desperate need of a series win. The Twins (57-57) are three games back in the American League wild-card race, staring up in the standings at the Yankees (62-51), Angels (60-54), Rays (58-56) and Orioles (57-56). And, the schedule only intensifies throughout the rest of August for Minnesota. After...
Via Fox Sports North
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Series Preview #37: Cleveland Indians (53-60) at Minnesota Twins (57-57)

Where was that homestand at all season long? After posting one of the worst home records over the course of the year, the Cleveland Indians finally gave their home fans something to cheer about during the week, as they won a pair of series against two playoff contending teams, the Minnesota Twins and the New York Yankees. Now, they will rematch with the Twins on their home turf of...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Pitcher Duels: Aug. 14

Today’s MLB pitching slate is pretty slim, but we scoured the matchups to find you the very best ones. Check ’em out: Ivan Nova (NYY) vs. David Price (TOR) 7:07 p.m. ET Nova has done a pretty nice job for the Yankees in eight starts since returning from the disabled list. In his eight starts since returning from Tommy John surgery, Nova has posted a 3.52 ERA, 1.26 WHIP,...
Via The Sports Post
13 days ago  |  Discuss

FOX Sports North Midweek Stock Report for Aug. 12

Every Wednesday, FOX Sports North takes a look at which athletes' stock is trending up and whose is trending down. In other words, whose value is making a meteoric rise, and whose is quickly plummeting. With that in mind, let's "take stock" of the current sports scene in Minnesota, shall we? Vikings' fifth-round rookies Back in May, Minnesota spent two fifth-round draft picks on...
Via Fox Sports North
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins win wild, back-and-forth affair in Cleveland, 10-9

CLEVELAND -- Torii Hunter's ninth-inning homer gave Minnesota a 10-9 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night, ending the Twins' five-game losing streak. Hunter connected against Bryan Shaw (1-2) to complete a comeback for the Twins, who couldn't hold an early 6-0 lead. Hunter also drove in two runs in the Twins' six-run third. Trevor May (8-7) pitched a scoreless eighth...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins win wild, back-and-forth affair in Cleveland, 10-9

CLEVELAND -- Torii Hunter's ninth-inning homer gave Minnesota a 10-9 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night, ending the Twins' five-game losing streak. Hunter connected against Bryan Shaw (1-2) to complete a comeback for the Twins, who couldn't hold an early 6-0 lead. Hunter also drove in two runs in the Twins' six-run third. Trevor May (8-7) pitched a scoreless eighth...
Via Fox Sports North
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Hunter's homer in 9th gives Twins 10-9 victory over Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) Torii Hunter's ninth-inning homer gave Minnesota a 10-9 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night, ending the Twins' five-game losing streak. Hunter connected against Bryan Shaw (1-2) to complete a comeback for the Twins, who couldn't hold an early 6-0 lead. Hunter also drove in two runs in the Twins' six-run third. Trevor May (8-7) pitched a scoreless eighth...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Hunter's homer in 9th gives Twins 10-9 victory over Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Torii Hunter's ninth-inning homer gave Minnesota a 10-9 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night, ending the Twins' five-game losing streak. Hunter connected against Bryan Shaw (1-2) to complete a comeback for the Twins, who couldn't hold an early 6-0 lead. Hunter also drove in two runs in the Twins' six-run third. Trevor May (8-7) pitched a scoreless...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
20 days ago  |  Discuss

FOX Sports North Midweek Stock Report for Aug. 5

Every Wednesday, we here at FOX Sports North take a look at which athletes' stock is trending up and whose is trending down. In other words, whose stock is making a meteoric rise, and whose value is quickly plummeting -- like the DeLorean Motor Company in the early '80s. With that in mind, let's "take stock" of the current sports scene in Minnesota, shall we? Stefon Diggs We've heard...
Via Fox Sports North
22 days ago  |  Discuss

How Often Are Top 50 Prospects Traded?

Brandon Decker over at Beyond the Box Score wrote in March about trading top prospects for veteran starting pitchers and deduced that teams tend to over value their prospects when too often they don’t meet expectations. In fact, according to Baseball America which the article quotes, “nearly 70% of top 100 prospects fail, or can be considered busts.” So I undertook the initiative...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview: Twins at Athletics

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. The 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, and they'll try to...
Via AP on Fox
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins-Athletics Preview

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. The 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, and they'll try to...
Via AP on Fox
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Best and worst players of the first half of 2015

We’ve reached the midway point of the 2015 season, and though we dished out awards earlier this week, how about a more objective view of the best and worst players of the first half? Sure. a lot of the names will be the same, but we’re also going to be pointing the finger at some bad players…and that’s something we don’t do when dishing out awards. AL Best Hitter of the...
Via The Outside Corner
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins teammates campaigning for Dozier to make All-Star team

Brian Dozier has a chance to play in his first All-Star Game, but has to make it in via a fan vote. His numbers are certainly deserving, but Dozier currently is second in voting behind Kansas City's Mike Moustakas. With voting coming to an end Friday, the Twins -- and Dozier's teammates -- are pushing hard for the second baseman to be chosen by the fans. In particular, Trevor May...
Via Fox Sports North
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins come out on top in home-run fueled win over Orioles

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Brian Dozier's two-run home run with one out in the 10th inning lifted the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night. Dozier lined a 2-1 pitch from Tommy Hunter (2-2) into the left field seats for his 17th home run of the season. It scored Danny Santana, who singled one batter earlier. Earlier in the day Dozier was selected as...
Via AP on Fox
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Dozier's two-run homer in 10th lifts Twins over Orioles 4-2

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Brian Dozier's two-run home run with one out in the 10th inning lifted the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night. Dozier lined a 2-1 pitch from Tommy Hunter (2-2) into the left field seats for his 17th home run of the season. It scored Danny Santana, who singled one batter earlier. Earlier in the day Dozier was selected as one...
Via AP on Fox
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins come out on top in home-run fueled win over Orioles

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Brian Dozier's two-run home run with one out in the 10th inning lifted the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night. Dozier lined a 2-1 pitch from Tommy Hunter (2-2) into the left field seats for his 17th home run of the season. It scored Danny Santana, who singled one batter earlier. Earlier in the day Dozier was selected as...
Via Fox Sports North
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins improving rotation and bullpen with recent roster moves

The Minnesota Twins had to make roster moves with Ervin Santana set to come off the restricted list and all the dust settled Saturday as the veteran right-hander was officially reinstated. Santana will join the Twins rotation and start Sunday afternoon’s game against the Kansas City Royals while Trevor May loses his starting spot and moves to the bullpen. The team demoted top...
Via Baseball Essential
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Cueto throws 8 strong innings, Reds take series with Twins

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Johnny Cueto made his best start yet since returning from a sore elbow, allowing four hits in eight innings, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 on Wednesday to take their interleague series. The game started 12 hours after the Twins' 8-5 win on Tuesday night following a long weather delay. Minnesota played several rested backups in the quick turnaround...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Resting several players after short turnaround, Twins fall 2-1 to Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Johnny Cueto made his best start yet since returning from a sore elbow, allowing four hits in eight innings, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 on Wednesday to take their interleague series. The game started 12 hours after the Twins' 8-5 win on Tuesday night following a long weather delay. Minnesota played several rested backups in the quick turnaround...
Via Fox Sports North
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Cueto takes the hill for Reds in rubber game

In a 10-game stretch during which Minnesota has watched opponents rack up seven double-digit hit totals, the Twins did the out-slugging in their second game in Cincinnati. Given how their next starting pitcher fared the last time out, they might need to up the production even more Wednesday night if they're to earn a third straight series win over the Reds. Minnesota (41-36) evened...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview: Twins at Reds

In a 10-game stretch during which Minnesota has watched opponents rack up seven double-digit hit totals, the Twins did the out-slugging in their second game in Cincinnati. Given how their next starting pitcher fared the last time out, they might need to up the production even more Wednesday if they're to earn a third straight series win over the Reds. Minnesota (41-36) evened the...
Via Fox Sports North
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins' Trevor May makes hilarious All-Star campaign video for teammate Brian Dozier

With MLB All-Star balloting wrapping up Thursday at midnight, teams are making a last-minute push to get their players voted in. Teams are begging for votes on social media, creating t-shirts and some are going the extra mile by making unique campaign videos. Twins pitcher Trevor May has taken on the role of personal spokesperson for his teammate Brian Dozier, who doesn't rank among...
Via Fox Sports
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins' pitching woes return in loss to Reds

Using relievers becomes tricky enough in interleague play when the potential need for a pinch hitter arises. A short outing by the starting pitcher doesn't make things any easier. For the second time in four games, the Minnesota Twins' bullpen was forced into action plenty early in a National League park. Twins starter Mike Pelfrey lasted two-plus innings Monday -- his shortest start...
Via Fox Sports North
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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