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Twins make move to solve bullpen woes

Published: Apr 17, 2009 6:09 PM

The Twins claimed 25 year old righthander Juan Morillo from the Colorado Rockies today, and to clear room for him they designated Philip Humber for assignment. Humber is out of options, which essentially means he's gone unless no other team claims him from waivers. It seems unlikely that he would go unclaimed.

So, who is Juan Morillo? I had no idea, so I did some searching, and I still don't know much. He was signed by the Rockies in 2001 as an undrafted free agent. He came into the spring out of options, just like Humber. Morillo, however, didn't make the team when camp broke. Correction: Morillo did make the Rockies out of spring, but was sent packing to clear room for players returning from the DL. He made no appearances this year. Via Lavelle E. Neal:

Twins Win, Ortiz traded

Published: Aug 15, 2007 5:55 PM

I sort of feel like I'm living in Bizarro World with the Twins offense managing 17 runs in a 2-game span and the recent news of Ramon Ortiz being traded to the Rockies (I'll post a link when I find one Denver Post, MLB.com: Rockies add veteran pitcher Ortiz).

Meet Kevin Slowey

Published: May 29, 2007 11:12 PM

Kevin Slowey Mug I just mentioned it in my game recap, but I feel like it's big enough news to deserve its own post. Ron Gardenhire made it official in his post-game press conference: Kevin Slowey will make his major league debut for the Twins on Friday night in Oakland. In case you're not familiar with Slowey, here's a quick list of what you should know: