OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Jake Smolinski has made a big impression with his bat in less than 24 hours of his first home games for Oakland. Smolinski homered twice for four RBIs a day after driving […]
(AP) – The Minnesota Twins appear poised to pick up where they left off prior to the All-Star break. They can match a season high with their fifth consecutive victory Saturday night on the road […]
(AP) — After stumbling through the last four seasons, the Minnesota Twins have summoned several of their best minor leaguers this summer, some straight from Double-A. The prized prospects have provided further reinforcement of the […]
If you follow baseball, or if you’re even just a casual fan of the sport, you most likely know that Torii Hunter is one of the most well-respected and liked guys in the game. The […]
The 1968 Oakland Athletics were somewhat unremarkable their first season in the Bay Area after moving from Kansas City. They finished 82-80, good enough for sixth place in the 10-team American League. Catfish Hunter posted a 13-13 record and the worst ERA (3.35) of any Oakland starter in 1968, but for one glorious day in May, he was perfect.
(AP) – The Minnesota Twins wasted little time getting back in a groove at the plate and back in the win column following the end to a five-game run. The Twins will next try to reach […]
(AP) – The Oakland Athletics cooled off the Minnesota Twins’ surging offense behind a dominant pitching performance in the middle game of this four-game series. Scott Kazmir looks capable of keeping the Twins in check, though […]
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Even after shutting down the red-hot Minnesota Twins offense for 7 1-3 innings, Jesse Chavez left the mound wanting more. The Oakland Athletics right-hander pounded his glove and shouted as he was […]
(AP) – Trevor May appeared healthy in his latest start and showed no lingering effects from a bruised right elbow that cut short his prior outing. The Minnesota Twins hitters had one of their best showings […]
(AP) – The Minnesota Twins are the hottest team in the AL Central, and that’s been without much help from staff ace Phil Hughes. The Oakland Athletics don’t figure to grant Hughes any favors on Monday […]
The MLB season is just about ten games old, which is just old enough for us to draw some wild conclusions based on early sample sizes! Here are the top five teams, in order, based […]
The Twins have two of the top prospects in baseball in their farm system in Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano, but they’ll probably start the season in the Minors. Until they reach MLB, the club can still be excited by the arrival of Vargas, who right at the start of 2015 should bring a pure power presence the Twins were really lacking for much of last season.