The Twins Are Stuck In Their Comfort Zone
via Twins Daily July 23, 2014 at 11:35 PM

After giving up four runs in a brutal relief outing on Tuesday night, Matt Guerrier was designated for assignment on Wednesday, following in the footsteps of fellow failed reclamation projects Jason Bartlett and Jason Kubel. The Twins raised some

Wings win a wild one Wednesday
via Twins Digest July 23, 2014 at 11:11 PM

Doug Bernier's two-out, two-run double in the 11th inning was the difference as the Red Wings slipped past the Durham Bulls, 6-5, Wednesday night in a back-and-forth affair from Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

That's the Ticket: Chicago's Cuban Connection
via Twins Daily July 23, 2014 at 10:35 PM

Sponsored by Ticket King It hasn't been that long since Twins fans touted the Twins/White Sox rivalry as one of baseball?s best. No, it was never in the same category as Yankees/Red Sox, but there was a most definitely a rivalry. In fact, it got ugly at times. Consider from 2001 through 2010, the White Sox or Twins won the AL Central title nine times. They finished in first and second in the divis

Twinsights: Kohl Stewart scratched with shoulder soreness
via Twins Now - Pioneer Press July 23, 2014 at 10:05 PM

With Class A center fielder Byron Buxton now at five games missed (and counting) with a sore right wrist, the Twins got another dose of bad news about one of their top pitching prospects. Right-hander Kohl Stewart was scratched from his scheduled start on Wednesday night for Class A Cedar Rapids due to "a little shoulder soreness," according to Brad Steil, Twins director of minor league operation

Game roundup: Colon, Mets stymie Mariners (The SportsXchange)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 23, 2014 at 09:29 PM

SEATTLE -- Bartolo Colon showed the rookie a thing or two about pitching on Wednesday when the 41-year-old New York Mets right-hander flirted with a perfect game before beating the Seattle Mariners and 21-year-old phenom Taijuan Walker 3-2.

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Twins Take Series, Beat Cleveland 3-1
via Twinkie Town July 23, 2014 at 07:11 PM

Swarzak strong in emergency start; Twins DFA Guerrier after the game. Anthony Swarzak and a host of other bullpen types led the Twins to a series-clinching 3-1 victory over Cleveland on Wednesday afternoon. Swarzak, Minnesota's long reliever/Sasquatch enthusiast, was pressed into action when it was announced Tuesday that Kyle Gibson had a sore back and would miss his scheduled start.  He del

Twins designate Guerrier, call up reliever Pressly
via Mlb.com - Twins July 23, 2014 at 06:35 PM

The Twins designated reliever Matt Guerrier for assignment after Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Indians, and they will recall reliever Ryan Pressly from Triple-A Rochester to take his place on the roster.

Fill-in Swarzak pitches Twins past Indians 3-1 (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 23, 2014 at 05:53 PM

Anthony Swarzak, for an afternoon at least, was a starter again. Swarzak pitched five sharp innings in a short-notice start, Oswaldo Arcia homered and the Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Wednesday. Danny Santana scored after two of his three hits for the Twins, and five relief pitchers totaled six strikeouts over four scoreless innings. When Kyle Gibson developed a sore back the day before

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Twins let Guerrier go, recall reliever Pressly (The Associated Press) July 23, 2014 at 05:41 PM
Twins designate Matt Guerrier for assignment
via Twinkie Town July 23, 2014 at 05:11 PM

The band is officially broken up. I think it's safe to say that it comes as something of a surprise, but the Twins have designated Matt Guerrier for assignment. Matt Guerrier designated for assignment. Ryan Pressly to be recalled — Rhett Bollinger (@RhettBollinger) July 23, 2014 Guerrier had a blowout yesterday, giving up four runs in an inning. In his 20 prior appearances, he'd posted

Fill-in Swarzak pitches Twins past Indians (The SportsXchange)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 23, 2014 at 04:41 PM

Minnesota Twins pitcher Anthony Swarzak has made no bones about his desire to become a full-time starting pitcher one day. Wednesday, Swarzak looked like a guy who belongs in a rotation. The right-hander, who has appeared in 30 games this season, made his first start of the year and looked the part of an established starter, tossing five innings of one-run ball in a 3-1 win over the Cleveland In

Hughes, Twins set for four-game division clash vs. White Sox
via Mlb.com - Twins July 23, 2014 at 04:35 PM

When Chicago last faced Minnesota in June, the South Siders were swept away in four games during a rough eight-game losing streak. Both clubs will square off once again on Thursday night in the opener of another four-game meeting at Target Field with the White Sox turning an eye towards vaulting itself back into the division race.

MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-07-23 15:23:10
via Twins Digest July 23, 2014 at 03:29 PM

The Twins have designated reliever Matt Guerrier for assignment, according to Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com (via Twitter).

Twins Designate Matt Guerrier For Assignment
via MLB Trade Rumors July 23, 2014 at 03:23 PM

The Twins have designated reliever Matt Guerrier for assignment, according to Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com (via Twitter).

The No Juice Podcast, Episode #14: Trade Deadline
via Twins Daily July 23, 2014 at 02:35 PM

On this week?s episode of the No Juice Podcast, Major League Baseball?s trade deadline swiftly approaching, Dan Anderson and Parker Hageman discuss where the Minnesota Twins stand after the All-Star Break. Josh Willingham, Kevin Correia and Kurt Suzuki? Sell ?em or sell

2015 Competitive Balance Lottery Results
via MLB Trade Rumors July 23, 2014 at 02:11 PM

The Competitive Balance Lottery for the 2015 MLB Draft took place this afternoon. Twelve competitive balance picks are awarded, with the first six taking place after the first round’s conclusion and the next six taking place following conclusion of the second round. Here are the results, per MLB.com (Twitter links)… Competitive Balance Round A Marlins Rockies Cardinals Brewers Padres

Injured Gibson aims to return to rotation Saturday
via Mlb.com - Twins July 23, 2014 at 01:35 PM

Right-hander Kyle Gibson, who was scratched from his scheduled start on Wednesday with back stiffness, said his back is feeling better, and the Twins are hopeful he'll be up to speed on Saturday.

Return of the Closers (Rotoworld)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 23, 2014 at 12:35 PM

With the All-Star Game and the first closer trade in the rearview, it's time to some good old fashioned closer talk.