Category: ‘Starting Pitchers’

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...

Minnesota Twins Hoping Back End of Rotation Can Help Them Get to the Playoffs
February 16th, 2016 at 1:40 PM
The Minnesota Twins hope to continue their rise up the American Standings in 2016 but they will need their starting rotation to stand a little taller for them to make their move. A full season from Ervin Santana and the continued growth of Kyle Gibson along with steadier contributions from...

Ricky Nolasco Looking to Re-Claim Rotation Spot for Minnesota Twins in 2016 Season
February 3rd, 2016 at 12:46 PM
Ever since signing the 4-year, $49 million deal with the Minnesota Twins, it hasn't been pretty for Ricky Nolasco. ***PHOTO1*** Through the first two seasons in Minnesota, he's 11-14 with a 5.64 ERA and went 5-2 with a 6.75 ERA through eight starts before he was shut down for the remainder of...

Minnesota Twins Pitcher Andrew Albers Exclusive Interview, Part Two
January 25th, 2014 at 6:07 AM
In part one of Sports Media 101's interview with Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Andrew Albers, he discussed his journey to the MLB, leaving off discussing the impact his minor league coaches had on him. In the second part of the interview with Albers, he talks to SM101's interviewer Mike Phillips about...

Minnesota Twins Pitcher Andrew Albers Exclusive Interview, Part One
January 23rd, 2014 at 7:48 PM
Twins 101 recently interviewed starting pitcher Andrew Albers about his journey to the major leagues. Albers went 2-5 with a 4.05 ERA for the Minnesota Twins in his major league debut last season, and got fans excited by posting a remarkable 18.1 shutout innings in his first several starts. Albers...