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Jason Grilli clapped his hand into his glove Friday afternoon and jogged off the diamond at McKechnie Field into the dugout, another inning down.
Released in May 2011 by the Boston Red Sox, the former former top-10 prospect found himself back home in Missouri pitching in an independent league.
Bradenton, FL - Chris Colabello went 3-for-3 and hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Minnesota Twins a 6-5 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in Grapefruit League play.
Andrew McCutchen homered, doubled and singled Friday for the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 6-5 loss to the Minnesota Twins.
I don't think anyone else is out for the season. Doesn't mean it didn't happen. Trust nothing and no one.
"Could you have the groundskeeper run out to left field? I think Willingham's arm is still out there by the warning track."
In 2012, Parmelee hit .261/.350/.536 with five homers, two doubles and 13 RBIs in 23 games, and he ended up making the trip north with the Twins after an impressive showing as a September callup the year before.
Yet the phrase "shortstop of the future" rarely has been uttered since Jason Bartlett's first go-round with the club.
Working in the covered batting cages to a handful of extra players, Nolasco threw between 50 and 60 pitches under the close watch of Twins pitching coach Rick Anderson.
The Minnesota Twins are only seven games into Spring Training, but have already seen several standout performances begin to make their case for a 2014 roster spot.
The Cardinals made the two-hour bus ride across the state from Jupiter, but after a 40-minute rain delay, the game, which was expected to be a sellout, was called.
Eighteen-year-old Lewis Thorpe has been playing baseball all his life. So when the opportunity to play in the Australian Baseball League for his hometown Melbourne Aces presented itself this past offseason, he jumped at the chance.
It's the fitting the Metrodome roof was deflated and the building demolished by explosives this offseason.
By MAUREEN MULLEN Associated Press FORT MYERS, Fla. - Mike Pelfrey pitched two scoreless innings in his spring debut after a poor season, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Boston Red Sox 8-2 Friday.
Signing a minor league free agent contract with an invite to Spring Training doesn't guarantee anything.