Tag Archives: Gaylord Perry

Shutouts – For and against the Twins

Twins shutout leaders (8 or more innings) Rk Player #Matching W L GS IP H BB SO WHIP SB CS 1 Bert Blyleven 29 29 0 29 263.0 132 42 209 0.66 11 17 2 Jim Kaat 23 23 0 … Continue reading

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Quality Starts and Twins Wins

A pitcher gets credit for a quality start (QS) any time he allows three earned runs or less in a start that lasts at least six innings. John Lowe who was writing for the Philadelphia Inquirer at the time developed and coined the … Continue reading

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Twins hodgepodge

Seems to be some validity to the complaining that the Twins best paid player Joe Mauer isn’t hitting with runners on base. Joe Mauer had the go-ahead single in the ninth inning for Minnesota on Monday, after he entered the game … Continue reading

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This Day in Twins History – June 11

6/11/1964 – The LA Angels trade outfielder Frank Kostro to the Twins for 1B Vic Power and outfielder Lenny Green. Certainly not one of the better trades in Twins history. 6/11/1965 – The Twins sweep the Detroit Tigers at Tiger … Continue reading

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Terry “Bud” Bulling passes away

As I was doing some historical research for this site the other day I was saddened to find out that former Twins catcher Bud Bulling had passed away this past March 8th in Salem, Oregon at the age of 61. Terry Charles … Continue reading

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