Twins Hoping To Reverse Trend Of Bad Starting PitchingTwins starters are 19-38 with a 5.26 ERA this season, ahead of only Cincinnati.
Burnsville Pitcher Finally Takes The Mound After Battle With CancerSean Floersch hasn’t been able to pitch in quite a while, but he was determined to make it back on the mound.
Twins’ Pitching Coach Neil Allen Changing Bullpen’s MindsetThe Twins' bullpen has been turning things around lately, and that's in no small part thanks to the pitching coach, Neil Allen.
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 Put RHP Stauffer On Disabled List, Call Up PresslyThe Minnesota Twins have put righthander Tim Stauffer on the disabled list with a strained chest muscle and called up righthander Ryan Pressly to replace him.
WCCO Photographer's Son Teaches Jamie Yuccas How To PitchThe Minnesota Twins take on the Detroit Tigers Tuesday night, and WCCO's Jamie Yuccas is getting to throw out the first pitch! One of WCCO's morning photographers, Dave Charest, has a son who is an excellent little league pitcher.
Twins Again Bank On Better Starting Pitching After Big SpendThe fall of the Minnesota Twins over the last four seasons can be traced to several factors, none more influential than the struggles of the starting rotation. So for the second straight winter, the Twins spent millions of dollars to try to fix it.
Ervin ‘Magic’ Santana Joins The Twins’ Pitching StaffAre the good old days back again? Johan Santana will be pitching for the Twins this summer. Well, sort of. "[In the] minor leagues, I was Johan Santana. Then, there was another Johan Santana. You know who that is," said the Twins' newest free agent acquisition, starting pitcher Ervin Santana, with a laugh. "They send me his baseball cards every time so I can sign it."
All-Star Pitching Matchup Could Be One To SavorThe starting pitching matchup at the All-Star game — whatever it ends up being — could be one for the ages. Seattle's Felix Hernandez looks like the front-runner in the American League, with a 10-2 record and a 2.11 ERA.
Twins Blog: Waiting GameTen years. Two hundred ninety-two games. One thousand ninety-three and two-thirds innings. That's how long Yohan Pino had to slog his way through the minor leagues before finally getting his shot at the big leagues. And, in an ironic twist few sports other than baseball could provide, he had to wait an extra two hours on Thursday night thanks to a steady rain that delayed the start of the Twins vs. White Sox until 9:16 p.m.
New Prague Pitcher Leads Team Through PlayoffsIt's like playoff hockey and goalies, in high school softball a great pitcher can carry you a long way. New Prague has one such phenomenon, Nichole Reed. Reed is almost unhittable.
Pelfrey Hopes To Rebound After Bad Year With Twins Mike Pelfrey hopes to bounce back from a rough first season with the Minnesota Twins. The right-hander began last season less than a year after having Tommy John elbow-ligament replacement surgery and went 5-13 with a 5.17 ERA.