Category Archives: According to Elias

According to ELIAS – 2017 Minnesota Twins

Early fireworks at Yankee Stadium The Twins scored three runs in the top of the first inning and the Yankees answered back with three runs of their own in the bottom half of the inning in the American League Wild … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – What Just Happened?

  Only five American League teams finished at or above .500 The only American League teams that finished the regular season with winning percentages of .500 or higher are the five A.L. teams that qualified for the playoffs, all of … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – the agony of defeat

Brewers lose after leading, 6-0, ceding last playoff spot to Rockies The heartbreak of two extra-inning losses to the Cubs last weekend turned out to be an appetizer of the agony that Brewers fans felt on Saturday. Milwaukee’s 6-0 lead … Continue reading

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Accordind to ELIAS – First 6,000-homer season in MLB history

First 6,000-homer season in MLB history The 6,000-home run mark was reached for the first time in any major-league season when Roberto Perez homered off Twins pitcher Alan Busenitz for the Indians in the seventh inning of their 5–2 win against the … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – 2017 Minnesota Twins

Big four-game sweep as Twins tame Tigers in Detroit The Twins completed a four game sweep in Detroit yesterday with a 10–4 win. They won the first three games of the series 12–1, 7–3, and 10–4, outscoring the Tigers 39–12 … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Zack Granite

Rock solid inning for Twins rookie Zack Granite bookended the scoring for the Twins in their eight-run eighth-inning rally against the Tigers yesterday. The Twins rookie pinch-ran for Joe Mauer and scored the game-tying run for Minnesota, then he blasted his first major-league … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Kyle Gibson

Gibson turns it around against Tigers Kyle Gibson allowed three runs over seven innings to earn the win for the Twins over the Tigers yesterday. Entering Friday, Gibson had struggled mightily in four starts versus Detroit this season. Gibson sported an … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Joe Mauer

Mauer leads the majors in hits since mid-August   Joe Mauer, who went 3 for 4 in the Twins’ 12–1 rout of the Tigers in Detroit yesterday, has hit .401 with a major-league-high total of 55 hits since August 17, … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Eddie Rosario

Twins blessed by Rosario The Twins defeated the Blue Jays 13–7 to salvage a split of a 4-game home series. Eddie Rosario hit two homers, number 25 and 26 of the season. Rosario now has hit 15 home runs in his last … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Byron Buxton

Another day, another walkoff homer Byron Buxton hit a walkoff home run to beat the Blue Jays last night, one night after Eddie Rosario won a game for the Twins with a walkoff homer. That is the first time since 1970 that the … Continue reading

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