The Minnesota Twins have released Tsuyoshi Nishioka, ending their experiment with the Japanese middle infielder after two rough years. The Twins said Friday that the move came at Nishioka’s request.
The Minnesota Twins have outrighted right-handed pitcher Nick Blackburn to Triple-A Rochester and infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka. According to the Twins’ director of communication, the team will make a corresponding roster move to replace Blackburn on Tuesday.
The Minnesota Twins have sent middle infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka back to Triple-A Rochester after a rough week in the majors.
Minnesota has left struggling middle infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka on the bench after a rough start to his first stint with the Twins this season.
Tsuyoshi Nishioka’s first season with Minnesota was a major disappointment. His second stint with the Twins is off to an even worse start.
The Minnesota Twins couldn’t solve Cleveland Indians starter Corey Kluber. They had no trouble knocking around All-Star closer Chris Perez.
Justin Morneau homered twice and drove in four runs, Joe Mauer had three RBIs and Ryan Doumit hit a three-run homer to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 14-3 victory over Cleveland on Monday night, the Indians’ 10th straight loss.
The Minnesota Twins have recallled infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka from Triple-A Rochester. Nishioka played second base and batted seventh Monday night against the Cleveland Indians. He batted .284 in 84 games at Rochester.
The Minnesota Twins have decided to option infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka to Triple-A Rochester, according to MLB.com.
The Minnesota Twins take the field for their first game on Saturday. While it’s only a spring training game, it could be a good indicator for how the team will play this season.
Tsuyoshi Nishioka enters his second spring training in the big leagues knowing a lot is on the line.
Minnesota Twins shortstop Tsuyoshi Nishioka has been taken out of the team’s lineup because of back spasms.
Justin Morneau’s bases-loaded single in the ninth inning gave the Minnesota Twins a 6-5 victory over the first-place Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.
Darnell McDonald hit a two-run homer into the upper deck in left field to help the Boston Red Sox defeat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 on Tuesday night.
Danny Valencia singled home the go-ahead run for the second straight day, this time in the eighth inning, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 7-5 in a sloppy game played on another sweltering day at Target Field.