Category Archives: According to Elias

According to ELIAS – Jose Berrios

Berrios was berry good   Jose Berrios pitched seven scoreless innings in the Twins’ win over the White Sox last night. It was the ninth time this season that a Twins starting pitcher did not allow a run in an outing … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Ervin Santana & Jorge Polanco

Santana and Polanco deliver the goods Ervin Santana earned his 14th win of the season and teammate Jorge Polanco homered from each side of the plate in the Twins’ 6-4 triumph over the White Sox. Santana has a 14-win season with three … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Byron Buxton

Buxton hits 3 HRs, adds some dash   Byron Buxton went 4-for-5 with three home runs and five RBIs in the Twins’ 7–2 win at Toronto yesterday. It was the 64th time since 2012 that a player hit as many as … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Bartolo Colon

No K’s, no problem for Colon Bartolo Colon is rewarding the Twins’ faith in him. The hefty veteran wielded an ugly 2–9 record with an equally hideous 7.70 ERA at the end of July, but Colon has won four of five … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Jorge Polanco

Polanco keeps homer streak alive Jorge Polanco homered for the third straight game in the Twins’ win over the White Sox yesterday, tying the longest homer streak by a shortstop in Twins history. Their only other players to do that, including … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Brian Dozier

Dozier is Mr. Second Half Brian Dozier hit a three-run homer in the second inning off Carson Fulmer in game two of the twinbill in the South Side of Chicago. The Twins managed a split in the doubleheader, winning game two 10-2. Dozier … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Eddie Rosario & Bartolo Colon

Rosario hits a grand slam in his second first-inning AB After grounding out as his team’s second batter, Eddie Rosario then capped the Twins’ nine-run first inning with a grand slam as Minnesota went on to rout Arizona, 12–5. Only one other … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Jose Berrios

Sweet Berrios poisons D-Backs 23-year-old Jose Berrios defeated Zack Greinke and the Diamondbacks, with the Twins winning the game 5-0. Berrios pitched seven brilliant innings in which he allowed just 2 hits and 1 walk, fanning 7. Berrios is now 11-5 in 18 starts … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Byron Buxton

Buxton’s own kind of triple double, adding inside-the-park HR   Byron Buxton’s contributions to the Twins’ 10-3 victory yesterday over the visiting Diamondbacks included a double, a triple and an inside-the-park home run. Buxton became only the fifth major-leaguer in … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Tribe’s K-Fest streak broken and Aaron Slegers

Tribe’s K-fest finally broken at Minnesota Carlos Carrasco struck out nine batters over five innings and Cleveland’s bullpen struck out 10 more in the Indians’ 9–3 victory at Minnesota. That tied the team record for strikeouts in a nine-inning game, set … Continue reading

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