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TWINS OFFENSE PUTS on a SHOW at the 2013 WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC but WHERE is the PITCHING?
March 11th, 2013 at 9:38 AM
  ***VIDEO1*** 52 games into the 2013 World Baseball Classic have been decided and it has been a pleasure for fans of offense. If you're a fan of pitching however, I would recommend you tune in at the start of the MLB Season beginning in a few weeks. The Minnesota Twins sent...

Behind the Numbers: Cole De Vries
March 4th, 2013 at 3:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** In 2012 Cole De Vries was a nice surprise for an otherwise disappointing rotation for the Minnesota Twins. Filling in for the injured and eventually released Jason Marquis, Cole posted a nice 4.11 ERA to go with 5 wins. If it weren't for one stinker of a game midway through...

Cole De Vries and Bullpen Pitch Shut Out, Minnesota Twins Take Second Game of Series
September 8th, 2012 at 10:06 PM
 Cole De Vries (5-5) and the Minnesota Twins' bullpen pitched a masterful game as they shut out the Cleveland Indians 3-0 tonight at Target Field.  It was a very fitting game as the Twins honored two time World Series champion manager Tom Kelly by retiring his number. ***PHOTO1*** De Vries pitched a...

Minnesota Twins Sweep Twin Bill with Kansas City Royals
September 2nd, 2012 at 2:10 PM
The Minnesota Twins swept the Kansas City Royals in a double header yesterday as they won the first game 3-1 and the night cap 8-7.  Cole De Vries (4-5) won the first game while reliever Anthony Swarzak (3-4) won the second game. ***PHOTO1*** The day game was a dominating performance by De...

Minnesota Twins Ground into Triple Play, Cole De Vries Now Winless in Nine Straight
August 22nd, 2012 at 7:46 AM
Cole De Vries (2-5) pitched 5.2 innings allowing only two runs, but couldn't get any run support as the Minnesota Twins lost to the Oakland Athletics 4-1 last night at the Oakland Coliseum.  The Twins only run scored was on a wild pitch in the first inning that scored Ben...

Minnesota Twins Make No Moves at Trade Deadline
July 31st, 2012 at 3:32 PM
By the time the trade deadline was completed, the Minnesota Twins were the same team that they were this morning.  There were a couple names thrown around, including center fielder Denard Span and relief pitcher Glen Perkins, but nothing materialized. ***PHOTO1*** Players may still be traded after the MLB trade deadline, but...

Minnesota Twins Return Home for Series with Cleveland
July 27th, 2012 at 1:05 PM
The Minnesota Twins travel back to Target Field after being swept in three games to the Chicago White Sox. The Twins, who most recently went 2-4 on a six game road trip, will start a six game home stand tonight against the Cleveland Indians. This series will feature a slew of...

Minnesota Twins Lose as Francisco Liriano is Bounced Early
July 23rd, 2012 at 10:29 PM
Francisco Liriano got lit up for seven earned runs on three home runs as the Minnesota Twins fell to the Chicago White Sox 7-4.  Frankie lasted all of 2.2 innings, as the bullpen came in and pitched 5.1 innings of shut out ball. Frankie got hit hard from the get go as he...

Minnesota Twins’ Tired Bullpen Cannot Hold Lead, Split Series
July 20th, 2012 at 12:24 AM
The Minnesota Twins' bullpen, which has pitched 25.2 innings since the All Star break, blew a 3-1 lead and another quality start by the rookie pitcher Cole De Vries as the Baltimore Orioles won 4-3, splitting the series.  De Vries' pitched six innings and allowed only one run off of...

Minnesota Twins’ Closer Matt Capps Activated from Disabled List
July 13th, 2012 at 9:48 AM
Minnesota Twins' closer Matt Capps has been activated from the disabled list and will be back in a Twins' uniform tonight for the first time since June 23.  The Twins will be sending 26 year old reliever Kyle Waldrop back down to the minors after he pitched four innings and allowed...

Minnesota Twins Ride First Half Pitching Roller Coaster
July 11th, 2012 at 5:08 PM
The Minnesota Twins have sent a bevy of pitchers to the mound thus far this summer.  As a matter of fact, they have sent a Major League high 11 different starting pitchers to toe the rubber this season alone, and seven different pitchers over the past seven games.  This means...

Minnesota Twins Add Reliever Brian Duensing Back into the Starting Rotation
June 25th, 2012 at 9:52 AM
The Minnesota Twins have added left handed reliever Brian Duensing (1-3) back into the starting rotation as he lost his first start of the year against the Reds on Saturday, June 23.  He pitched three innings, allowing four earned runs on 63 total pitches. So why does Deuce continue to move...