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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...

Minnesota Twins Take Down the Tampa Bay Rays and Receive Sad Injury News
March 12th, 2013 at 9:41 AM
  ***VIDEO1*** Monday evening marked the first win of the Spring for The Minnesota Twins over the Tampa Bay Rays, after previously going 0-3 against them. The Twins brought out their rally caps in the 9th, with triples by Eric Fryer and Joe Benson they tied the game at 4 sending it...

Minnesota Twins Lineup and Preview Vs. Tampa Bay Rays 3/11/13
March 11th, 2013 at 5:14 PM
  Minnesota Twins (9-7) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (11-5) Monday, March 11, 2013 7:05 P.M (Radio: Treasure Island Baseball Network, MLB.TV) Charlotte Sports Park Port Charlotte, FL Starters- Vance Worley (R) vs. Roberto Hernandez (R)   Minnesota Twins Lineup Aaron Hicks CF .406 Eduardo Escobar SS .370 Jamey Carroll 3B .286 Oswaldo Arcia DH .000  Joe Benson RF .094  Jeff Clement 1B...

Twins Make Cuts and Other Quick Hits
March 11th, 2013 at 2:06 PM
***VIDEO1*** Righty Cole De Vries has been spectacular this Spring: Batters are hitting a measly .087 against him and he leads all Twins with a 0.43 whip while giving up zero runs.    Flame throwing reliever Tim Wood leads the Twins with 8 k's this spring, a trend we hope he continues into...

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...

Minnesota Twins Lineup and Preview Vs. Pittsburgh Pirates 3/10/13
March 10th, 2013 at 11:05 AM
  Minnesota Twins (9-6) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (4-10) Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 1:05PM EST  JetBlue Park at Fenway South, Lee County, FL Starters- Liam Hendriks (R) vs. Jonathan Sanchez (R)   Minnesota Twins Lineup Aaron Hicks CF .400 Eduardo Escobar 3B .375 Josh Willingham DH .400 Ryan Doumit C .250 Oswaldo Arcia RF (first game of the spring) Darin Mastroianni LF...

Minnesota Twins Lineup and Preview Vs. Boston Red Sox 3/8/13
March 8th, 2013 at 3:38 PM
  Minnesota Twins (7-6) vs. Boston Red Sox (7-6) Friday, March 8, 2013 at 7:05PM EST (FSN Plus, MLB.TV) JetBlue Park at Fenway South, Lee County, FL Starters- Mike Pelfrey (R) vs. Ryan Dempster (R)   Minnesota Twins Lineup Hicks CF .407  Dozier 2B .190 Willingham DH .409  Doumit C .190 Plouffe 3B .417  Boggs LF .167 Benson RF .125  Clement 1B .222 Florimon SS...

Minnesota Twins Lineup and Preview Vs. Team Puerto Rico
March 6th, 2013 at 10:48 AM
Minnesota Twins (6-5) vs. Team Puerto Rico Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 12:05PM EST Hammond Stadium Fort Myers, FL Starters- Vance Worley (R) vs. Giancarlo Alvarado (R)   Minnesota Twins Lineup Aaron Hicks CF .318 Eduardo Escobar 2B .250 Mark Sobolewski 3B .455 Jeff Clement 1B .214 Wilkin Ramirez LF .294 Brandon Boggs DH .200 Josmil Pinto C .250 Clete Thomas RF .214 Danny...

Future Looking Bright for Minnesota Twins
September 6th, 2012 at 8:10 PM
Although the 2012 season is not going as well as the Minnesota Twins would have liked, the future for the Twins is certainly looking bright.  A day after losing their 81st game, and guaranteeing that they will not have a winning record for the second straight season, things  could not...

Minor League Stud Kyle Gibson Makes First Triple-A Start Since Surgery
August 26th, 2012 at 5:03 AM
Minnesota Twins' number six prospect in their Minor League system, Kyle Gibson, made his first start with the Triple-A Rochester Red Wings on Saturday since undergoing Tommy John surgery last September.  Gibson pitched a very limited three innings allowing four runs on six hits and striking out five. ***PHOTO1*** Gibson was drafted...

Nick Blackburn Sent Back Down to Minors
August 20th, 2012 at 9:53 PM
Minnesota Twins' starting pitcher Nick Blackburn will be making his second trip down to Triple-A Rochester after struggling yet again at the Major League level.  Blackburn has not won a start since being sent down to the minors and boasts a record of 0-4 in six starts since then. ***PHOTO1*** Blackburn is...

Nick Blackburn Hit Hard Early, Minnesota Twins Lose Opener
August 18th, 2012 at 9:44 AM
The Minnesota Twins lost the opener to the Seattle Mariners 5-3 on Friday night at Safeco Field in Seattle.  Nick Blackburn (4-9) got hit early and often as he allowed five earned runs on 11 hits in 5.1 innings pitched. ***PHOTO1*** Blackburn got off to a slow start as he gave up...

Minnesota Twins Demote Brian Dozier, Jeff Manship, Luis Perdomo
August 16th, 2012 at 8:30 AM
The Minnesota Twins shook up their 25 man roster when they optioned shortstop Brian Dozier and relief pitchers Jeff Manship and Luis Perdomo down to Triple-A Rochester.  Anthony Swarzak has been activated from the disabled list and the Twins bought the contract of infielder Pedro Florimon. ***PHOTO1*** Dozier is the main story.  When...