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.
It’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.
Those 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.
The pitchers who could save the Minnesota Twins aren’t ready yet, and they may not be until 2014.
The 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.
The 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 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 General Manager Terry Ryan talked about the opening of Spring Training with Dave Lee Tuesday morning.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ The Minnesota Twins have placed starter Kevin Slowey and reliever Ron Mahay on the disabled list after both were injured on Saturday against the Los Angeles Angels. Slowey left after the third […]