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AL Central Division Standings
Team W L Pct. GB Twins 26 20 .565 - Indians 25 23 .521 2.0 White Sox 23 26 .469 4.5 Tigers 23 27 .460 5.0 Royals 21 28 .429 6.5
Last updated: 05/28/2017
Down On The FarmDodgers prospect Walker Buehler had a milestone start for Double-A Tulsa, while Phillies prospect Franklyn Kilome tossed seve...Niko Goodrum has been named the Batavia Downs Gaming and Hotel Player of the Week for May 22-28Just a phone call away from the big leagues at Triple-A Norfolk, Orioles top prospect Chance Sisco is working on improving hi...No. 4 Phillies prospect Nick Williams went deep for the third straight game blasting two long balls to power Lehigh Valley pa...No. 11 Chicago Cubs prospect Thomas Hatch allowed three runs on six hits and a walk over 5 1/3 innings as Myrtle Beach fell t...GENEVA, ILL. - Cedar Rapids Kernels scored three runs in the 10th inning Sunday at Northwestern Medicine Field and grabbed a ...Brewers No. 8 prospect Brandon Woodruff came within four outs of a no-hitter Sunday as Triple-A Colorado Springs blanked Nash...No. 10 White Sox prospect Alec Hansen recorded a career-high 15 strikeouts over seven innings Sunday, pitching Class A Kannap...Garrett Hampson reached base six times and top Colorado Rockies prospect Brendan Rodgers added three hits in Lancaster's 7-6 ...Mariners No. 3 prospect Nick Neidert pitched six hitless innings, striking out nine, but Class A Advanced Modesto dropped a 1...
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- Late rally not enough vs. Archer, Rays (MIN Homepage News)
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Twins Territory BlogsFollowing a 15-inning marathon on Sunday, the Twins added a pair of arms from Triple-A Rochester to help a taxed bullpen for ...Here are Monday’s minor moves from around the game… The Twins announced that they’ve selected the contract of left-hander Jas...We’re a bit more than two weeks away from the 2017 draft, and rumors surrounding the top of the draft figure to pick up steam...Every game at Nationals Park, the Nats and their fans pay tribute to members of the United States military who have recently ...I’m going to remind you of bad things. This has been a tough stretch of baseball for your Minnesota Twins , and its a...MLB.TV's Memorial Day Weekend sale offers 50 percent off the yearly/single-team subscription price between now and Monday nig...A recap of the Twins' minor league affiliates' results from May 28th, 2017. Triple-A: Indianapolis Indians 2, Rochester...Have some links, but first have some embedded youtube video of music I like. MLB.com’s Jim Callis writes...Two of the American League's hottest teams, the Astros and the Twins, square off for a three-game series this week at Target ...Jim Bunning at the 2016 Hall of Fame induction ceremony. We had a little news judgment debate Sat...Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins' view from atop the AL Central division, the increas...After trading punches all afternoon, the Rays outlasted the Twins, 8-6, in 15 innings on Sunday. The series finale marked the...Photo Credit: Seth Stohs, Twins Daily (Felix Jorge) While the Twins were in the midst of the longes...During the 15-inning marathon, Twins first baseman Joe Mauer reached base successfully on seven of his eight trips to the pla...It took over six hours but finally the Rays knocked off the Twins to win the series. The Twins and Rays played a ...Sano scares pitching coach with rubber snakeA recap of the Twins' minor league affiliates' results from May 27th, 2017. Sorry about the lateness, folks. I had a vo...Twins manager Paul Molitor told Miguel Sano he would not be in the starting lineup for the series finale against Tampa Bay. I...May 28 1903 – A 5-4 loss to the Boston Americans at the Huntington Avenue Grounds in Boston starts a 9 game losing streak for...On May 28, 1941 the New York Yankees and the Washington Senators played in the first night game under the lights at Griffith ...
1960's BaseballThis Week in 1960s Baseball (May 29, 1961) At Fenway Park in Boston, the Red Sox tonight defeated the New York Yankees 2-1 behind the five-hit pitching of left-hander Ike Delock (3-1). ...Glancing Back, and Remembering Gary Geiger Gary Geiger was a speedy outfielder who managed to string together a 12-season major league career despite several injuries and physical ailme...Glancing Back, and Remembering Bernie Allen For a dozen big league seasons, Bernie was a dependable second baseman for four different teams. An All-American shortstop at Purdue Universi...This Week in 1960s Baseball (May 23, 1962) Joe Pepitone homered twice to become the second player in Yankee history to hit two home runs in the same inning. The Bronx Bombers score nine...Glancing Back, and Remembering Bill Hands Bill Hands was a workhorse for the Chicago Cubs pitching staff in the late 1960s. From 1968 through 1971, he averaged 266 innings and 16 victor...
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Tag Archives: Cookie Lavagetto
Sabath Anthony “Sam” Mele was born in Astoria, New York on January 21, 1922 and passed away in his home in Quincy, Massachusetts this past Monday at the age of 95. Sam Mele‘s parents were born in Avellino, Italy although … Continue reading →
The folks at Baseball-Reference.com describe a save as follows: A save (abbreviated SV or S) is a statistic awarded to a relief pitcher, often called a closer, who enters the game under certain conditions and maintains his team’s lead until … Continue reading →
April 28, 1961 – The Twins and the Los Angeles Angels are tied 4-4 after 9 innings at Wrigley Field. The Twins score an unearned run in the top of the 12th and take the lead 5-4. Twins skipper Cookie … Continue reading →
According to Wikipedia, a “cup of coffee” is a North American sports idiom for a short time spent by a minor league player at the major league level. The idea behind the term is that the player was only in … Continue reading →
The Minnesota Twins open their 2015 exhibition season by playing the Minnesota Gophers on March 4 and they will play their final spring training game on Saturday April 4th at Hammond Stadium against the Boston Red Sox. When early April … Continue reading →
Sabath Anthony “Sam” Mele Sabath Anthony “Sam” Mele was born in Astoria, New York on January 21, 1922. Sam Mele‘s parents were born in Avellino, Italy although they met in America. Mele’s mother was sister to big league brothers Al and Tony … Continue reading →
April 21, 1961 – The Minnesota Twins played their inaugural home game at Metropolitan stadium but came away with a loss against Joe McClain and the Washington Senators. The Senators score 2 in the top of the ninth off … Continue reading →
It is 10:30 A.M. and the ole digital thermometer shows a -11.1 degrees but at least it is bright and sunny. I a trying to put a positive spin on the brutal winter we are having here in Minnesota this year, … Continue reading →
Back in December 2010 I did a post about Twins player ejections and determined that the Twins all time leader in player ejections was Torii Hunter with five. I mentioned in that article that I would look at manager ejections in … Continue reading →
Harry Arthur “Cookie” Lavagetto Harry Arthur “Cookie” Lavagetto was born December 1, 1912 in Oakland, California and died in his sleep on August 10, 1990 in Orinda, California at the age of 77. He acquired his nickname from his Oakland … Continue reading →