Category: ‘Players’

Minnesota Twins Release Veteran Ryan Sweeney; Outfielder Max Kepler Demoted
March 25th, 2016 at 10:19 AM
The Minnesota Twins released outfielder Ryan Sweeney on Friday after the veteran declined to be sent down to AAA Rochester. They also announced that outfielder Max Kepler would not be coming north with the club and was shipped off to Rochester. ***PHOTO1*** Sweeney, 31, sat out last season looking for a major...

Minnesota Twins of Eddie Rosario Better Suited for Middle of the Batting Order
March 21st, 2016 at 2:03 PM
Minnesota Twins OF Eddie Rosario went 2-for-3 hitting in the fifth spot in the Twins' 6-4 loss on Sunday to the New York Yankees. Rosario has been tried up and down the order, but he appears to best suited in the middle of the order this season. ***PHOTO1*** From Rotoworld: Manager Paul Molitor...

Minnesota Twins Put Promising RHP Trevor May in the Bullpen After Falling Short as Starter
March 17th, 2016 at 2:59 PM
The Minnesota Twins have decided that pitcher Trevor May will work as a reliever this season. May began spring training as a fringe candidate for the starting rotation, but after he failed to impress, was sent to the bullpen for a possible set-up role. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** The Twins' rotation appears set with Phil...

Byron Buxton Winning the Center Field Job for the Minnesota Twins This Spring
March 15th, 2016 at 9:24 AM
Minnesota Twins OF Byron Buxton had a rough baptism to the majors last year, but now he's coming back this spring as the lead candidate to start in center filed this season. Buxton was rushed up to the big club and hit .209 in 129 at-bats in 46 games played...

Phil Hughes Rounding Back into Form with Three Shutout Innings Vs Orioles
March 8th, 2016 at 11:22 AM
Phil Hughes, coming off a subpar 2015, pitched three scoreless innings against the Baltimore Orioles on Monday. Hughes went 11-9 in 2015 with a 4.40 ERA last year. ***PHOTO1*** Hughes, who is expected to be the Twins' opening day this April, finished the 2015 season with a 4.40 ERA in 155 1/3...