Twins Release Nishioka After 2 Rough YearsThe 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.
Twins Send Down Blackburn, Nishioka Will Stay In RochesterThe 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.
Twins Send Struggling Nishioka Back To Triple-AThe Minnesota Twins have sent middle infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka back to Triple-A Rochester after a rough week in the majors.
Twins Bench Nishioka After Rough SeriesMinnesota has left struggling middle infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka on the bench after a rough start to his first stint with the Twins this season.
Nishioka's Miscues Send Twins To Loss In Cleveland Tsuyoshi Nishioka's first season with Minnesota was a major disappointment. His second stint with the Twins is off to an even worse start.
Indians' Streak Hits 11 With 7-5 Loss To Twins The Minnesota Twins couldn't solve Cleveland Indians starter Corey Kluber. They had no trouble knocking around All-Star closer Chris Perez.
Twins Win 14-3, Indians Lose 10th StraightJustin 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.
Twins Recall Tsuyoshi Nishioka From Triple-AThe 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.
Minnesota Twins Option Nishioka To Triple-AThe Minnesota Twins have decided to option infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka to Triple-A Rochester, according to MLB.com.
Minnesota Twins Gear Up For First Spring Training GameThe 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.
Make-Or-Break Season For Twins' NishiokaTsuyoshi Nishioka enters his second spring training in the big leagues knowing a lot is on the line.
Twins Scratch Nishioka Because Of Back SpasmsMinnesota Twins shortstop Tsuyoshi Nishioka has been taken out of the team's lineup because of back spasms.