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Author: Ryan Henning

The Daily Target 4/19/18

By: Ryan Henning | April 19, 2018 Last Night – Twins 2, Cleveland 1, 16 innings – There were no runs until the 14th when Edwin Encarnacion homered for Cleveland, and Miguel Sano homered for the Twins. Then, two innings later, Puerto Rican hero Ryan Lamarre had a bases loaded single to bring Eddie Rosario home for the game winner after midnight. Star Tribune – Jose Berrios feels right at home in start before Ryan LaMarre’s 16th-inning walk-off single – OK, OK, another big performance came from an actual Puerto Rican hero, Jose Berrios, who went 8 strong innings, and...

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The Daily Target 4/15/18

By: Ryan Henning | April 15, 2018 MLBTR – Ervin Santana Cleared To Begin Throwing Program – In case you were worried about the pitching staff (though there really isn’t any reason for that right now) Ervin seems like he is getting himself put back together to return to the roster if the team will ever need a fifth starter. Roster Rundown – As the Twins are on their way to Puerto Rico, they jostled their roster a little bit sending Ryan LaMarre down to Rochester to call up Alan Busenitz. You know, given how well LaMarre has done in...

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A sample size too small

By: Ryan Henning | April 13, 2018 One of the tough parts if the season at this point is just how little can be drawn from anything that’s gone on. Not only have batters only seen 10 games so far, but the weather really doesn’t line up with what they are used to, and the performance to date isn’t particularly indicative of things to come. It’s just time to come in and get some work in. One thing that is always irksome early in the year is the overuse of the bullpen. It’s an issue league wide, but especially...

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Mauer collects hit #2,000

By: Ryan Henning | April 13, 2018 Mauer is the 3rd Twin in history to get to the 2,000 hit plateau. Whether you like it or not, Mauer is one of the greatest players in Twins history. Joe Mauer, Minnesota Twins, MLB, Twins, Updates View the original article on Twins Target: Mauer collects hit...

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The Daily Target 4/13/18

By: Ryan Henning | April 13, 2018 Last Night, Twins 4, White Sox 0 – The Twins got a solid pitching performance from Jose Berrios and a clutch, two run single from Joe Mauer to thoroughly outclass the White Sox. Yep, big hit for Mauer. The Athletic ($) – Joe Mauer’s 2,000th hit a workmanlike, clutch single because of course it was – Not only did Mauer get his 2,000th hit, but it was in a big moment and part of a 2 for 3 game. Minnesota Twins, Twins, Updates View the original article on Twins Target: The Daily Target...

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