Game called early due to rain, Minnesota Twins lose to Pittsburgh Pirates
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Gregory Polanco and Tony Sanchez hit solo home runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a rain-shortened 4-2 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday. The game was called in the top of the eighth inning. Sanchez's opposite-field ...
Minnesota Twins' Hrbek's Pub Introduces Bloody Mary Topped with Pizza Slice
Former Minnesota Twins first baseman Kent Hrbek has a restaurant named after him at Target Field, and with the season approaching, Hrbek's Pub is using different items to attract visitors to the bar located behind home plate in the downtown stadium.
2015 MLB team preview: Minnesota Twins
For only the second time since the Washington Senators moved to Minnesota in 1961, the Twins have lost 90-plus games in four consecutive seasons. They first did it from 1997-2000, and after going 70-92 in 2014, they've now done it from 2011-14 as well.
Minnesota Twins 2015 position preview: First base
The Twins signed him to a mega contract in 2010 that pays him $23 million annually, much more than anyone else on Minnesota's roster. Part of Mauer's value at that point was that he played a premium position at catcher, and was the best-hitting catcher ...
Julio Teheran to start Atlanta Braves opener
#Right-hander Julio Teheran was named Friday to start the Atlanta Braves' opener next month. #Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez announced that Teheran will be on the mound April 6 in Miami to face the Marlins. It will be his second Opening Day start.
The Atlanta Braves handed the Boston Red Sox a 4-2 defeat in a rain shortened affair on Friday afternoon. At the plate: The Braves offense piled up 12 hits and touched up Clay Buchholz for four runs. The big blow came in the bottom of the second, when ...
Pitching prospect Manny Banuelos among 3 players cut from Atlanta Braves ...
Pitching prospect Manny Banuelos, acquired in an offseason trade from the New York Yankees, was among three players sent to the minor leagues by the Atlanta Braves on Friday. Banuelos, a former top prospect for the Yankees prior to elbow surgery, was ...
2015 Preview: Atlanta Braves
Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball's 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2015 season. Next up: The Atlanta Braves. The Big Question: ...