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Saturday Apr 12 | Twinkie Talk

Ricky Nolasco Shines as Minnesota Twins Crush Royals, 7-1

Ricky Nolasco really likes Target Field or at least it's safe to assume that he does.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Moustakas, Joe Mauer, Aaron Hicks

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Fish Stripes

Miami Marlins pitching depth makes Jacob Turner injury bearable

The shoulder injury to Jacob Turner has landed him on the 15-day disabled list, and while it does not appear to be a severe-enough injury to warrant long-term replacement, the Fish can rest easily knowing they have a large amount of pitching depth.


Related Topix: Sports, Alex Sanabia, Baseball Players, Brad Hand, Josh Johnson, Florida Marlins, Major League Baseball

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Baseball Prospectus

The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, April 7 by Matthew Kory

Hit List updates are published Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, starting April 2, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, A.J. Pierzynski, Chris Colabello, Billy Hamilton, Melky Cabrera, Jeff Francoeur

City Pages

Twins home opener: It has to get better, right?

The most pressing question surrounding your 2014 Minnesota Twins, after three consecutive seasons with more than 95 losses, is: Things can't get worse, can they? The general feeling in the off-season among most die-hard supporters and close observers was, "Of course not."


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Minnesota Twins, Joe Mauer, Baseball Players, Phil Hughes

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Cleveland Indians

Masterson eyes first win in series finale

A pair of Opening Day starters searching for their first wins of the season will square off on Sunday, when Indians right-hander Justin Masterson goes up against Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco in the series finale between the two clubs at Progressive Field.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Justin Masterson, Alejandro De Aza, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball

Wed Apr 02, 2014

New York Post

Dodgers have to avoid going way of 2013 Yankees

The Yankees found out last year that a steady flow of injuries can derail even a team with the largest payroll.


Related Topix: Sports, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Dan Haren, Chad Billingsley, Ted Lilly, Chris Capuano

Star Tribune

TwinsCentric: Upward trends for the Twins

We know about the negative trends: three straight years of losing, a spring marked by consistently low offensive output, and several veterans whose numbers have been on the decline.


Related Topix: Sports, Anthony Swarzak, Baseball Players, Chris Colabello

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Miami Herald

Lack of offense stalls Twins

Opening Day is about the traditions. The red, white and blue bunting on the walls, the celebrity throwing the first pitch, the giant flag unfurled in the outfield and the introduction of the players along the foul line.


Related Topix: Sports, Chris Sale, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Alejandro De Aza, Jose Abreu

The Press-Enterprise

BASEBALL: Nine area players on opening-day rosters

Donnie Murphy of Riverside Poly is on the Texas Rangers' opening-day roster after a late-spring waiver move.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Donnie Murphy, Reed Johnson


MLB Power Rankings: Who Is Baseball's No. 1 Team on Opening Day?

After an offseason of trade rumors and free-agent signings, and following a full slate of spring training games, Opening Day of the 2014 MLB season is finally here.


Related Topix: Sports, Jason Castro, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Jarred Cosart, Starlin Castro, Jeff Samardzija

Sun Mar 30, 2014


Twins are bullish on new Opening Day starter Ricky Nolasco

It's not just that the Twins right-hander will be making his first start of a new season for his new team, the one that agreed this winter to pay him $49 million over the next four seasons.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Five questions about the Miami Marlins

They better, or it'll be another long season -- no matter how successfully they pitch.


Related Topix: Sports, Alex Sanabia, Baseball Players, Justin Turner

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Miami Herald

On opening day, Miami and county mayors say play ball - without us

Nadia Asencio and Paul Morrow, center, react to a backyard fight in a scene from 'Dawg Fight.'


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Bless You Boys

2014 Team Preview: The Minnesota Twins are treading water, but the future is in sight

The Twins are basically waiting on their talented farm system -- highlighted by Byron Buxton -- to reach the big league level.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ben Revere, Eduardo Escobar, Phil Hughes, Joe Mauer, Jason Kubel

Wed Mar 26, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Mauer's error at 1B costs Twins against Pirates

Twins first baseman Joe Mauer's error in the eighth inning led to two runs that lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Joe Mauer, Jordy Mercer, Oswaldo Arcia, Brandon Cumpton

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Fish Stripes

Miami Marlins may have bullpen 'surprises' before Opening Day

With just a week before the start of the regular season, the Miami Marlins have several decisons to make with regard to their bullpen.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Steve Cishek, Brad Hand, Mike Dunn, Carter Capps, Florida Marlins, Major League Baseball

Sat Mar 22, 2014

The News-Press

Surprise visit by Twins' GM brightens day

A poor pitching performance by opening day starter Ricky Nolasco was quickly overshadowed Friday afternoon by smiles and joy in the front office and clubhouse.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Masahiro Tanaka

Fri Mar 21, 2014

The Miami Herald

Miami Marlins know healthy, consistent rotation will be critical

It would be a stretch to say the season went south for the Marlins a year ago this week.


Related Topix: Sports, Brad Hand, Alex Sanabia, Baseball Players, Jacob Turner

Minnesota Twins: Battle for final pitching position

With the regular season moving in fast, the Minnesota Twins are hard at work filling their starting pitcher roster for the 2014 season.


Related Topix: Sports, Scott Diamond, Baseball Players, Phil Hughes, Kyle Gibson, Matt Adams