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Federal Reserve: Minor League Report For March 13, 2014

Beginning with four cuts on Sunday, the Nationals have sent eight players to minor league camp this week. That includes catchers Jeff Howell and Brian Jeroloman; infielders Matt Skole and Josh Johnson; righthanders Gabriel Alfaro, Tyler Robertson, and A.J. Cole; as well as lefthander Felipe Rivero.     All of these players are likely bound for either Double-A Harrisburg or Triple...
Via The Nats Blog
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats make first roster cuts

The Washington Nationals made their first round of roster cuts, assigning four players to their minor league camp.   3B Matthew Skole, P Tyler Robertson, C Jeff Howell, and P Gabriel Alfaro were sent to minor league camp. Skole was he big name in that round of cuts.  He is one of the high ranking Nats prospects who they will keep a close eye on this season.  Skole missed last...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Taylor triples in game winner for Nats spring training opener against Mets

Prospect OF Michael Taylor tripled in the game winning run in the ninth inning to lift the Washington Nationals to a 5-4 win in their Spring Training opener.   Tyler Robertson closed out the ninth inning to preserve the win and pick up the save. The Nats got on the scoreboard first in the fifth inning with an RBI by catcher Wilson Ramos that scored Ian Desmond.  It was the first...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats trade Abad to A’s

The Washington Nationals have traded veteran reliever Fernando Abad to the Oakland A’s in exchange for minor league OF John Wooten. Last week Abad was designated for assignment along with pitcher Tyler Robertson  in order to clear roster space for Sammy Solis, Michael Taylor, and Aaron Barrett.  The Nats wanted to protect those three prospects from the Rule 5 Draft. Wooten...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals Roster Notes

The Washington Nationals made a few 40 man roster moves to protect three prospects from the Rule V Draft. The Rule V Draft takes place on December 12. The Nats optioned relievers Fernando Abad and Tyler Robertson for assignment, moving them off the 40 man roster. They added three big prospects to the 40 man roster for protection. Pitcher Sammy Solis, Of Michael Taylor, and reliever...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Nats claim Twins' Tyler Robertson off waivers

The Minnesota Twins didn't wind up having enough room for Tyler Robertson this spring. The team they face on the road this weekend does, though. Four days after the Twins designated Robertson for assignment, the Washington Nationals claimed him off waivers. The left-handed pitcher was bumped to clear space for outfielder Clete Thomas, whom Minnesota called up from Triple-a Rochester...
Via Fox Sports North
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins call up Thomas from Triple-A Rochester

MINNEAPOLIS Clete Thomas is back with the Minnesota Twins, as the team announced Monday that he has been recalled from Triple-A Rochester. To make room for Thomas on the 40-man roster, Minnesota designated reliever Tyler Robertson for assignment. Robertson was on the Opening Day roster but was optioned to Rochester on April 6. Thomas, a 29-year-old outfielder, first debuted with...
Via Fox Sports North
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins Sunday: Swarzak in, Robertson out

The roster moves continued for the Minnesota Twins on Sunday morning, as right-hander Anthony Swarzak was activated from the 15-day disabled list. Swarzak missed the start of the season after fracturing his ribs in an off-the-field incident in late January. Swarzak, 27, has spent three seasons in the majors with Minnesota and pitched in a career-high 44 games last season, including...
Via Fox Sports North
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins Sunday: Swarzak in, Robertson out

The roster moves continued for the Minnesota Twins on Sunday morning, as right-hander Anthony Swarzak was activated from the 15-day disabled list. Swarzak missed the start of the season after fracturing his ribs in an off-the-field incident in late January. Swarzak, 27, has spent three seasons in the majors with Minnesota and pitched in a career-high 44 games last season, including...
Via Fox Sports North
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyler Roberson Commits To Syracuse

Tyler Robertson, the No. 27 recruit in the class of 2013, chose Syracuse over Kansas and Villanova.
Via RealGM
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins found a few reliable arms in bullpen

This is the second in a four-part series reviewing the Minnesota Twins' 2012 season and looking ahead to 2013.Monday: Starting pitchersTuesday: Relief pitchersWednesday: OutfieldersThursday: Infielders and catchersON THE ROSTER (alphabetical order): Alex Burnett (4-4, 3.52 ERA), Jared Burton (3-2, 2.18 ERA), Matt Capps (1-4, 3.68 ERA), Brian Duensing (4-12, 5.12 ERA), Casey Fien...
Via Fox Sports North
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins found a few reliable arms in bullpen

This is the second in a four-part series reviewing the Minnesota Twins' 2012 season and looking ahead to 2013.Monday: Starting pitchersTuesday: Relief pitchersWednesday: OutfieldersThursday: Infielders and catchersON THE ROSTER (alphabetical order): Alex Burnett (4-4, 3.52 ERA), Jared Burton (3-2, 2.18 ERA), Matt Capps (1-4, 3.68 ERA), Brian Duensing (4-12, 5.12 ERA), Casey Fien...
Via Fox Sports North
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins rookies discover a new team color

Late September road trips mean rookie dress-up for most major league teams. On Thursday, it was time for the Minnesota Twins' rookies to put on the costumes as the team traveled from Cleveland to Detroit.Twins reliever Glen Perkins tweeted a picture of several of the team's rookies donning orange prison jumpsuits, with the caption: "Rookie dress up chain gang. Hope nobody...
Via Fox Sports North
September 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins rookies discover a new team color

Late September road trips mean rookie dress-up for most major league teams. On Thursday, it was time for the Minnesota Twins' rookies to put on the costumes as the team traveled from Cleveland to Detroit.Twins reliever Glen Perkins tweeted a picture of several of the team's rookies donning orange prison jumpsuits, with the caption: "Rookie dress up chain gang. Hope nobody...
Via Fox Sports North
September 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins' bullpen comes undone vs. White Sox

For so long this season, Minnesota's bullpen has been one of the team's strong points. Despite being forced to throw the third-most innings in all of baseball, the Twins' relievers continued to get the job done.Not Tuesday night in Chicago, however. Four different relievers each gave up at least two runs out of the bullpen to spoil a quality start by Cole De Vries as...
Via Fox Sports North
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins' bullpen comes undone vs. White Sox

For so long this season, Minnesota's bullpen has been one of the team's strong points. Despite being forced to throw the third-most innings in all of baseball, the Twins' relievers continued to get the job done.Not Tuesday night in Chicago, however. Four different relievers each gave up at least two runs out of the bullpen to spoil a quality start by Cole De Vries as...
Via Fox Sports North
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Friday Morning Cram Session, 7/6

Yesterday afternoon, the Tigers had just come back to tie the Twins at 3 in the eighth, and had runners on the corners with one out and Prince Fielder coming up. Ron Gardenhire brought in lefty Tyler Robertson to face him.  Robertson's second pitch was a slider that floated more than it broke and stayed above the belt, and this is the violent crime Fielder commited upon it...
Via The Platoon Advantage
July 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Tigers 7, Twins 3

Prince Fielder hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning to break a tie and Delmon Young followed with a solo shot to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 7-3 win over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday and a split of the four-game series. Miguel Cabrera's RBI single for Detroit in the eighth tied it 3-all. The hit scored Austin Jackson, who tripled with one out before pinch hitter Quintin...
Via AP on Fox
July 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins place closer Capps on the disabled list

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins have placed closer Matt Capps on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. To take Capps' spot on the 25-man roster, the Twins recalled left-hander Tyler Robertson from Triple-A Rochester. Capps has appeared in 27 games and has 14 saves this season. With Capps on the DL, Minnesota will use left-hander Glen Perkins and right...
Via Fox Sports North
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins place closer Capps on the disabled list

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins have placed closer Matt Capps on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. To take Capps' spot on the 25-man roster, the Twins recalled left-hander Tyler Robertson from Triple-A Rochester. Capps has appeared in 27 games and has 14 saves this season. With Capps on the DL, Minnesota will use left-hander Glen Perkins and right...
Via Fox Sports North
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins' Capps hits DL with shoulder inflammation

The Twins placed closer Matt Capps on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right shoulder. The move is retroactive to June 24, and Capps' spot on the 25-man roster was filled by left-handed reliever Tyler Robertson. In 33 relief appearances for Triple-A Rochester, Robertson went 2-2 with two saves and a 3.77 ERA with 33 strikeouts.
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Closer by committee with Capps sidelined

Nothing is official yet, but it appears as if Minnesota Twins closer Matt Capps could hit the disabled list on Monday. The Twins already selected the contract of left-hander Tyler Robertson from Triple-A Rochester, and the team announced Sunday that a corresponding move would be made prior to Mondays game. If Capps does indeed land on the DL with a shoulder injury, it will mean...
Via Fox Sports North
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Closer by committee with Capps sidelined

Nothing is official yet, but it appears as if Minnesota Twins closer Matt Capps could hit the disabled list on Monday. The Twins already selected the contract of left-hander Tyler Robertson from Triple-A Rochester, and the team announced Sunday that a corresponding move would be made prior to Mondays game. If Capps does indeed land on the DL with a shoulder injury, it will mean...
Via Fox Sports North
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins select contract of LHP Tyler Robertson

The Minnesota Twins have selected the contract of left-handed pitcher Tyler Robertson from Triple-A Rochester, the team announced Sunday. A corresponding roster move will be made before Monday's game against the Chicago White Sox. Indications are that the Twins will place closer Matt Capps on the disabled list, as the right-hander has been battling a shoulder injury. Capps pitched...
Via Fox Sports North
June 24, 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
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