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Twins Injury Update: Joe Mauer, Phil Hughes, Kohl Stewart

The Minnesota Twins lost to the Chicago White Sox on Friday by the score of 9-5. The loss dropped the Twins to 46-56, last in the American League Central. The Twins continue to be hurt by their pitching staff which is 27th in the Major Leagues in ERA. There is some good news regarding the staff, as Phil Hughes is not expected to miss a start after being hit in the shin by a batted...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Twins starter Correia encounters unlucky No. 13

MINNEAPOLIS -- For the second night in a row, a Twins starting pitcher was knocked from the game far too early. While it was an injury that did Phil Hughes in on Thursday, Kevin Correia lasted just four innings Friday because the White Sox hit him early, often, and hard. During that span, Correia allowed seven runs (six earned) on 10 hits as the Twins fell 9-5 to Chicago. Correia...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Kyle Gibson, Byron Buxton

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Kyle Gibson is hoping to return to team’s rotation soon, reports Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Berardino adds that outfield prospect Byron Buxton returned to action Thursday night with High-A Fort Myers after missing five games with a sore wrist:#452359856 / gettyimages.comGibson missed his last start Wednesday with back stiffness...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New Kane Teaser Clip from WWE’s See No Evil 2, Note on “Epic Kill” Scene, Soska Twins Speak

- Above is a new preview clip from WWE Studios’ See No Evil 2 that was revealed by directors The Soska Twins at the San Diego Comic Con on Thursday. See No Evil 2 hits On Demand on October 17th and comes to Blu-ray & DVD on October 21st. In the video below, the directors talk with Celebarazzi.com about the movie. There is some adult language in the clip. The Twins talked about...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins' hurting rotation takes another hit as Hughes leaves in loss

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins were already thin on starting pitching. They didn't need this to happen. Twins starter Phil Hughes was hit in the leg by a comebacker to the mound Thursday off the bat of Chicago's Adam Dunn. It caught Hughes in the shin and forced him to leave the game after facing just one batter in the top of the fourth inning. There were no broken bones...
Via Fox Sports North
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chuck Knoblauch arrested for assault; unrecognizable in mugshot

According to Yahoo Sports, former MLB star Chuck Knoblauch was arrested Wednesday at his home near Houston for allegedly assaulting his wife, Cheri Knoblauch. Chuck was to be inducted into the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame, but since the arrest, the organization has cancelled the ceremony that was scheduled to take place on August 23rd. Knoblauch posted his $10,000 bail and has been...
Via Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chuck Knoblauch won’t be honored by Twins after alleged assault on ex-wife Cheri

Chuck Knoblauch will not be honored by the Minnesota Twins next month after he was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly assaulting his ex-wife Cheri Knoblauch. Knoblauch, who was the 1991 AL Rookie of the Year and a four-time All-Star with the Twins, was scheduled to be inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame, but the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners Bring Back Kendrys Morales In Trade With Twins

Kendrys Morales is returning to Seattle. The Mariners acquired the first baseman/designated hitter from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday in exchange for right-handed relief pitcher Stephen Pryor, the team announced Thursday. The Mariners hope Morales can provide a much-needed boost to their offense as he led the team in batting average (.272), hits (167), doubles (34) and RBIs ...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins no longer will induct Knoblauch into team's Hall of Fame

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins announced Thursday that they have canceled Chuck Knoblauch's 2014 induction into the Twins Hall of Fame. The release from the team cites "recent news reports" as the main reason for the cancellation of the ceremony, which was scheduled to take place on Aug. 23 at Target Field. According to KHOU in Houston, Knoblauch was arrested Wednesday...
Via Fox Sports North
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners get Morales back from Twins

The Mariners acquired first baseman/designated hitter Kendrys Morales from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday in exchange for right-handed relief pitcher Stephen Pryor. Morales, 31, is scheduled to report to the Mariners tomorrow, at which time a 25-man roster move will be made. A jersey number will be assigned to him tomorrow. Morales rejoins Seattle after a brief stint with the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Kyle Gibson, Byron Buxton, Ricky Nolasco

Minnesota Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson will not make his start Wednesday because of back stiffness, reports Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com. Bollinger tweeted Gibson's scratch and the news that Anthony Swarzak will take the mound in his place:Kyle Gibson is scratched tomorrow with back stiffness. Anthony Swarzak will start in his place.— Rhett Bollinger (@RhettBollinger) July...
Via MLB Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Joe Mauer, Ricky Nolasco

The Minnesota Twins entered Monday night's game against the Cleveland Indians in last place in the American League Central with a record of 44-53. The offense has been solid at 11th in the league in runs scored, but the main problem for the Twins has been a pitching staff that is 27th in the league in ERA. Two key members of the team, Joe Mauer and Ricky Nolasco, are improving...
Via MLB Injury News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins: Kurt Suzuki contract talks fizzled fast

The Minnesota Twins recently broached the subject of a contract extension with all-star catcher Kurt Suzuki, but the talks didn't go very far. According to two people with direct knowledge, the Twins and Dan Lozano, Suzuki's agent, had exploratory talks about extending the catcher's expiring contract. Establishing fair contract parameters, however, appears to be a challenge...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Even Joe Mauer’s grandfather is ripping Twins star over slump

Jake Mauer, the grandfather of Minnesota Twins homegrown star Joe Mauer, recently sat down for an interview with a Twin Cities blogger and admitted that he doesn’t blame the team’s fans for booing his grandson for a season-long slump. Grandpa Jake, something of a local celebrity, told David Shama’s Minnesota Sports Headlines that fans have […] The post Even Joe Mauer’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Target Field rolls out DraftServ, self-serve beer dispensers for All-Star Game (photo)

The Minnesota Twins, in cooperation with  company Delaware North and Anheuser-Busch, are rolling out a fantastic new concession stand feature sure to get beer lovers attending festivities related to the 2014 All-Star Game a new and novel means through which they will be able to wet their whistles. Fans making their way through the concourses […] The post Target Field rolls out...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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