Tagged: ‘Minnesota Twins’

Rumors and Rumblings: D-backs, Twins will need pitching to hold up
April 11th, 2017 at 11:06 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Diamondbacks have been one of the surprise teams in the baseball through the first nine days of the season, getting off to a 6-2 start a year after losing 93 games. One of D-backs' strengths has been relief pitching. The bullpen's 3.62 ERA is far cry better...

First Pitch: Get to know Mauricio Cabrera
February 24th, 2017 at 12:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** Happy Friday and happy first weekend of actual* baseball games. Before you shake off the rust and watch a few innings of your favorite stars and a whole lot of innings from guys wearing numbers in the 70s, here are some good reads to get you back into the...

Atlanta Braves Trade for Ryan Doumit from Minnesota Twins
December 19th, 2013 at 8:51 AM
The Atlanta Braves have acquired Ryan Doumit from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for 2011 first round draft pick Sean Gilmartin, Mark Bowman reports. The 32-year-old Doumit hit 14 homers in 538 plate appearances last season. Atlanta currently plans on using him as a power bat coming off the bench, though he can...

Atlanta Braves Free Agent Brian McCann Projected to Land $100 Million Contract
October 16th, 2013 at 8:15 AM
Practically no one expects Brian McCann to re-sign with the Atlanta Braves, but one MLB general manager raised the stakes by telling that he expects the veteran catcher to land a contract worth $100 million. The GM cites that McCann would likely move from catching to first base and designated...

Atlanta Braves Tied for 2nd-Most Strike-Outs in MLB
August 29th, 2013 at 1:08 PM
The Atlanta Braves do not have the most strike-outs in baseball; they're close, however. The Braves currently sit at 1, 127 strikeouts on the year - tied with the Minnesota Twins for 2nd in all of baseball. The Houston Astros currently lead the category with 1,252 strikeouts. Coming into the season, it...