Twins' Perkins Adjusts Training In Hopes Of Avoiding Late-Season InjuriesMinnesota Twins All-Star closer Glen Perkins has seen each of the last two seasons short-circuited in the second half by injuries to his neck and back. So Perkins went into the offseason looking to attack his preparation a little differently in hopes of helping his body endure the season's grind.
Duffey Stymies Orioles As Twins Roll To 15-2 VictoryBacked by Minnesota's most proficient offensive performance of the season, Tyler Duffey certainly didn't need his best stuff to beat the Baltimore Orioles.
Twins Have Hughes 'Penciled In' As Opening Day StarterManager Paul Molitor said Monday that Phil Hughes has been "penciled in" to take the mound on April 6 when the Twins play at Detroit, provided the right-hander stays healthy through spring training.
Phil Hughes, Twins Agree To $58M, 5-Year ContractThe Minnesota Twins announced Monday they've agreed to terms with pitcher Phil Hughes on a new five-year contract extension. The moves means Hughes, the Twins top pitcher in 2014, will be under contract with Minnesota through the 2019 season.
Ricky Nolasco Hits DL With Elbow StrainThe Minnesota Twins have placed struggling right-hander Ricky Nolasco on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right elbow. The Twins announced the move on Tuesday, one day after Nolasco left the team in Seattle to return to Minnesota for an examination.
Twins Put Santana On DL, Bring Back PinoThe Minnesota Twins have called up right-handed pitcher Yohan Pino from Triple-A Rochester, just one day after sending him down. The move was made before Friday's game at Texas, when the Twins also placed shortstop/center fielder Danny Santana on the 15-day disabled list with a bone bruise in his left knee.
Mahtomedi's Promising Pitcher Hopes To Lead Team To StateA Mahtomedi pitcher could well be on his way to pitching professionally as he has the tools, strong, hard throws, and is hoping to lead his Mahtomedi team into the state tournament. Michael Baumann, the Mahtomedi baseball star, loves to pitch. He has had that passion since he started playing the game.
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.
Mounds View's Sam Hentges Among Best Baseball Players In MNMounds View's Sam Hentges is considered one of the best high school baseball players in the state. He carries a 6-foot-7-inch frame, can pitch, hit and uses his size to make an impact.
St. Thomas Softball Pitcher Sees Success On And Off FieldThe St. Thomas softball team is once again one of the best in the nation, ranked number 19 in the latest Division III poll. Leading the way is a pitcher that's been nearly impossible to score on lately. The numbers will turn your head, and your bat too.
Hughes Hopes To Cut Down On Homers In New Home Phil Hughes kept giving up homers, and he kept hearing about it from the media in New York.
Twins Sign Saints Pitcher HamburgerThe Minnesota Twins have signed right-handed pitcher Mark Hamburger again. The St. Paul Saints announced Tuesday the 26-year-old Hamburger has joined the Twins. He posted a 3.28 ERA in 21 starts this season for the independent league team.