Nelson Molina joins Kernels from Extended Spring Training
via Twins Digest April 29, 2016 at 04:31 PM

The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Minnesota Twins announce that INF Nelson Molina will join the Kernels from Extended Spring Training and INF Manuel Guzman has been placed on the 7-day DL with a right quad strain. Brad Steil, Director of Minor League Operat...

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Area Old-Timey Preacher: Jose Berrios Is a Witch
via Twinkie Town April 29, 2016 at 10:13 AM

"Know him by his dark works." Despite losing his first major league start, Jose Berrios' velocity and movement gave many Twins fans hope that he could be the long-term #1 or #2 starter the team desperately needs.  But at least one group of fans is skeptical. "Jose Berrios is a witch, I truly believe that," said area old-timey preacher Cyrus Hankinson, 79. "The ball comes out of his hand

Mackey & Judd’s Daily: Laquon Treadwell and more
via Twins Digest April 29, 2016 at 06:49 AM

This is who the Vikings got with the 23rd pick last night.   And this is Treadwell’s daughter taking over her dad’s interview with NFL Network.   Wild GM Chuck Fletcher’s press conference wrapping up… The post Mackey & Judd’s Daily: Laquon Treadwell and more appeared first on 1500 ESPN Twin Cities.

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Krammer: Laquon Treadwell ‘falls’ to Vikings, who need him to live up to billing April 29, 2016 at 01:49 AM
Tigers-Twins Preview (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins April 29, 2016 at 01:37 AM

The Detroit Tigers are hoping to get a glimpse of what's in store for the future by sending Michael Fulmer to the mound, and he'd like to make enough of an impression to remain in the majors. The Tigers turn to their top pitching prospect for a spot start Friday night when they try to match a season-high three-game winning streak against the Minnesota Twins. A blister on Shane Greene's right mid

Notes, quotes and comment
via Baseball Outsider April 29, 2016 at 01:25 AM

John Ryan Murphy hasn't played since his disastrous game Sunday, but I thought I'd throw this statistical tidbit into the mix:Murphy's catcher ERA -- the team ERA when he's behind the plate -- is 2.71. Kurt Suzuki's catcher ERA is 4.67.There's a lot of noise in that stat, and not a lot of innings. But if that persists over time, it will suggest that he's doing something right behind the plate -- s

Zulgad: Treadwell pick has nothing to do with the future and everything to do with winning now
via Twins Digest April 28, 2016 at 11:43 PM

The Vikings did the predictable by taking wide receiver Laquon Treadwell when their pick in the first round of the NFL draft arrived on Thursday night. But, in this case, there was nothing wrong with… The post Zulgad: Treadwell pick has nothing to do with the future and everything to do with winning now appeared first on 1500 ESPN Twin Cities.

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Off-day notes: Suspensions, signings, and old friends
via Twinkie Town April 28, 2016 at 07:37 PM

Since there's no game tonight, here's a few tidbits for you to munch on: Twins minor leaguer outfielder Reynaldo Rodriguez was suspended 80 games today for testing positive for Stanozolol. Never heard of the guy? No worries—he's spent his entire 11 year professional career in the minors for the Yankees, Red Sox, and Twins. The Rochester Red Wings are in desperate need

Beloit Gets Swept by Lansing
via Twins Digest April 28, 2016 at 04:31 PM

The Snappers dropped their 4th game in a row this afternoon, the 3rd straight loss against the Lansing Lugnuts. The Snappers were defeated 6-1 on Thursday.

Inbox: Is it too early to worry about Buxton?
via Mlb.com - Twins April 28, 2016 at 03:55 PM

Is it still too early to worry about Byron Buxton? Twins beat reporter Rhett Bollinger answers this question and more in the latest Inbox.

Jupiter hammers Miracle, 12-3, to avoid sweep
via Twins Digest April 28, 2016 at 02:25 PM

JUPITER, Fla. (April 28, 2016) - The Fort Myers Miracle fell 12-3 to the Jupiter Hammerheads on Thursday morning at Roger Dean Stadium.

Twins minor leaguer suspended 80 games for positive test (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins April 28, 2016 at 02:19 PM

Minnesota Twins outfielder Reynaldo Rodriguez, an All-Star at Triple-A last year, has been suspended 80 games following a positive test under baseball's minor league drug program. A 29-year-old originally signed by the Yankees, Rodriguez has played 11 minor league seasons without reaching the major leagues. Rodriugez appeared in 12 big league exhibition games for the Twins this year, going 3 for

Minnesota Twins Minor League Stars of the Week
via Twinkie Town April 28, 2016 at 01:37 PM

We are back with this week's installment of the Minnesota Twins Minor League Stars of the Week. In this week's article, we take a look at the past week of minor league baseball in the Minnesota Twins organization and name the Minor League Stars of the Week. Make sure to get your voice heard by voting in the poll and speaking in the comments section! This week we go into the Minnesota

Twins minor leaguer suspended 80 games for positive test (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins April 28, 2016 at 01:31 PM

Minnesota Twins outfielder Reynaldo Rodriguez has been suspended 80 games following a positive test under baseball's minor league drug program. A 29-year-old who has played 11 minor league seasons without reaching the major leagues, Rodriguez is hitting .234 with one homer and three RBIs in 17 games this season from Triple-A Rochester of the International League.

1500ESPN’s LIVE 2016 NFL Draft Online Hangout
via Twins Digest April 28, 2016 at 12:15 PM

Join the 1500 ESPN crew and Vikings fans alike for this NFL Draft day hangout, Thursday, April 28 at 6pm. We’ll open to the forum to Vikings fans and football enthusiasts to talk about who… The post 1500ESPN’s LIVE 2016 NFL Draft Online Hangout appeared first on 1500 ESPN Twin Cities.