5 MLB Aces No One Saw Coming In 2017The 2017 MLB season has been dominated by offense, but that doesn't mean there haven't been great pitching performances. While the usual suspects like Clayton Kershaw, Max Scherzer, Chris Sale and Corey Kluber have all been unsurprisingly dominant, there have also been major breakouts from a number of young arms.
Twins Enter Spring Training With Relatively Healthy Pitching StaffThe Minnesota Twins already have something to be thankful for at spring training: The pitching staff is relatively healthy. Minnesota had several pitchers see their seasons short-circuited by injuries last season.
State Fair Interview: The Man Behind 'Sotapitcher'What all began as an off-the-cuff remark is now a fully-realized business venture: the SotaPitcher. It's simple. A pitcher shaped like Minnesota. But it's turning heads at the Minnesota State Fair.
Alex Kreidler Is Osseo's Adaptive Softball Pitching AceAlex Kreidler, the ace of the Osseo High School's adaptive softball team, is a pitcher with quite a record -- and he's finishing his senior season with a flurry. Kreidler is at home on the pitching mound. "I would say it's so much fun … trying to strike people out," Kreidler said.
Twins Acquire Kris Johnson From Pirates The Minnesota Twins have acquired left-hander Kris Johnson from the Pittsburgh Pirates for right-hander Duke Welker in a swap of minor league pitchers.
St. Paul Saints' Manager Recalls Only MLB Win w/ Minn. TwinsIt's at Midway Stadium, across the river from where most baseball memories are made in this metro, where George Tsamis has managed the St. Paul Saints to more than 500 wins.
Twins Blog: Kevin CorreiaThose are the ERA's and xFIP's (Expected Fielder Independent Pitching, which attempts to isolate pitcher performance from defensive variance) for Twins starter Kevin Correia over the previous four years of his career. Two of those seasons having been spent with the Pirates -- two with the Padres.
Wanted: Starting Pitchers For Twins The pitchers who could save the Minnesota Twins aren't ready yet, and they may not be until 2014.
Twins Trade Ben Revere For Phillies' Pitchers Worley, MayThe Minnesota Twins announced late Thursday morning that they have acquired right-handed pitchers Vance Worley and Trevor May from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for outfielder Ben Revere.
Twins’ Pavano Placed On 15-Day DLThe Minnesota Twins placed Carl Pavano on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder strain before Monday night's game against the Kansas City Royals.
P.J. Walters Comes Into His Own On Pitcher’s MoundP.J. Walters was not on the Twins radar as a starter coming into the season. But all of a sudden he's become a reliable option.
Twins GM Terry Ryan On Opening Spring TrainingTwins General Manager Terry Ryan talked about the opening of Spring Training with Dave Lee Tuesday morning.