Tag Archives: Rochester Red Wings

Barely a week left in spring training and things are not looking good

The Twins announced yesterday that RHP Vance Worley, who posted a 13.50 ERA in spring training, was sent outright to Class AAA Rochester on Friday. In order to send Worley to AAA Rochester, Worley has to clear waivers, which he did. … Continue reading

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Twins announce 2013 Minor League Player & Pitcher of the Year

Outfielder Byron Buxton has been named the 2013 Sherry Robertson Award winner as the Twins Minor League Player of the Year and left-handed pitcher Andrew Albers has been named the 2013 Jim Rantz Award winner as the Twins Minor League … Continue reading

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A little of this and a little of that

Kevin Chapman‘s wild pitch scored Ryan Doumit with the go-ahead run in the 12th inning of the Twins’ 9-6 win at Houston. The last time Minnesota won a game in this manner was on September 20, 1984, when the White … Continue reading

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End of an era

The M&M era ended when the Twins announced on Saturday afternoon that they had traded 1B Justin Morneau to the Pittsburgh Pirates for outfielder Alex Presley and a PTBNL or cash. Morneau has always been one of my favorite Twins … Continue reading

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Twins Minor League Player of the Week

Rochester (AAA – International League) first baseman Jeff Clement is the Twins Minor League Player of the Week. In seven games for the Red Wings, Clement hit .375 (12-for-32) with two home runs (including a grand slam), 12 RBI, three … Continue reading

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A little of this and a little of that

When I listened to the Twins radio broadcast of their game against the Astros on Sunday while waterproofing my deck I found it amusing that Dan Gladden and Cory Provus seemed to be making fun of the Astros high strikeout … Continue reading

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Michael Tonkin recalled and Thielbar put on bereavement list

The Minnesota Twins announced after last night’s 13 inning 4-3 loss to the Tampa Rays that they have placed left-handed pitcher Caleb Thielbar on the bereavement list to attend the funeral of his grandmother. The Twins recalled right-handed pitcher Michael Tonkin from Triple-A … Continue reading

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Kyle Gibson called up

Twins fans have waited for the Minnesota Twins to call up their 2009 first round pick (22nd over all) for some time and that day has finally arrived for Kyle Gibson. Gibson will join the Twins in Miami today but … Continue reading

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Twins Minor League Players of the Week & Month

Rochester (AAA-International League) left-handed pitcher Andrew Albers is the Twins Minor League Player of the Week. In two starts for the Red Wings, Albers went 2-0, pitching 15.0 innings allowing just four earned runs (2.40 ERA), with 11 strikeouts and … Continue reading

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Twins call up Walters, lose Benson and break 10 game losing streak

The Minnesota Twins announced prior to todays game with the Tigers in Detroit that they have selected the contract of right-handed pitcher P.J. Walters from AAA Rochester. Walters started 12 games for the Twins in 2012 going 2-5 with a 5.69 ERA … Continue reading

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Caleb Thielbar up and Pedro Hernandez down

The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled left-handed pitcher Caleb Thielbar from Triple-A Rochester. Thielbar made 17 relief appearances for the Red Wings posting a 3.76 ERA (26.1 IP, 11 ER) with 34 strikeouts while allowing just eight … Continue reading

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Twins Minor League Player of the Week

  Rochester (AAA – International League) 1B Chris Colabello is the Twins Minor League Player of the Week In seven games Colabello hit .560 (14-for-25) with four doubles, three home runs, eight RBI, six runs scored and three walks, posting a .607 on-base … Continue reading

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Tsuyoshi Nishioka is history

A Minnesota Twins Press Release today states that Tsuyoshi Nishioka has been given his unconditional release as of today at his request. Nishioka’s release saves the Minnesota Twins $3.25 million in salary and buyout in 2013. Nishioka who has been in the Twins … Continue reading

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Twins option Dozier and call up Florimon

The Twins announced after today’s 8-4 loss to the Tigers at Target Field that they have optioned shortstop Brian Dozier to Rochester and called up Pedro Florimon. Surprised? I am, I know that Dozier is struggling but the team is … Continue reading

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Twins minor league player of the week

  Rochester right-handed pitcher Esmerling Vasquez is the Twins Minor League Player of the Week. In 11.2 innings Vasquez went 2-0, with a 0.00 ERA, allowed four hits, five walks and 10 strikeouts in two relief appearances. Vasquez pitched 4.0 scoreless innings of … Continue reading

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Twins minor league player of the week

Rochester outfielder Matt Carson is the Twins Minor League Player of the Week for July 29-August 3. Carson played six games for Triple-A Rochester, batting .367 (11-for-30) with two doubles, seven RBI’s and scored five runs. Carson, 31, who was … Continue reading

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Swarzak to the DL and Luis Perdomo called up

  The Twins are sending reliever Anthony Swarzak to the DL due to a strained rotor cuff and calling up reliever Luis Perdomo from Rochester. The 28-year-old Perdomo was promoted from New Britain to Rochester earlier this season and since his promotion … Continue reading

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Parmelee to Rochester and Samuel Deduno called up

The Twins announced after todays loss at Detroit that that they have optioned 1B Chris Parmelee to Rochester and called up RHP Samuel Deduno and plan to start him on Saturday against the leagues top team, the Texas Rangers. I … Continue reading

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Matt Capps to DL and Tyler Robertson called up

Various reports have the Minnesota Twins putting closer Matt Capps on the DL and calling up lefty reliever Tyler Robertson from Rochester. This will be the first call to the big leagues for the 24-year Robertson who was drafted by the … Continue reading

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Rochester Red Wings’ Sean Burroughs turns life around

There is a very interesting story written yesterday by Jim Mandelaro of the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle about former Twin 3B and now Rochester Red Wing player Sean Burroughs. I urge you take a few minutes and read the article that … Continue reading

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