Minnesota Twins News & Rumors Forum
View RSS Feed

Nick's Twins Blog

  1. Would a Six-Man Rotation Make Sense?

    Scott Diamond of the Minnesota Twins deliversThe Twins have taken a "quantity, not quality" approaching in assembling their starting rotation this winter, piling up numerous pitchers with limited upside and low price tags. Several of the hurlers that will be in the mix for starting jobs in the spring happen to be tagged with question marks due to recent health issues.

    Kyle Gibson returned late last year from Tommy John surgery and hasn't yet pitched in the majors. Mike Pelfrey is returning from ...
  2. Pitching Central

    James Shields is now a Kansas City RoyalA new year is upon us, and it doesn't take a rocket scientist to determine the Twins' resolution for 2013: Get better. After consecutive putrid seasons that were essentially over by the All-Star break, the club is aiming to field a more competitive group in the coming campaign and beyond.

    Certainly they've made some nice moves to address the "beyond" part, but what about the short-term? As I discussed with Aaron on the Gleeman and the Geek podcast ...
  3. State of the Starting Corps

    Name:  diamond.jpg
Views: 3746
Size:  61.6 KBThrough free agent signings and trades, the Twins have added three names to their 2013 starting pitching mix, along with a couple prospects who can help down the line.

    As we assess the progress of this rebuilding unit, can we say with assurance that the three MLB pitchers they've added Vance Worley, Kevin Correia and Mike Pelfrey are significantly better than the three that just exited as free agents Francisco Liriano, Carl Pavano and Scott Baker? ...
  4. Health Permitting, Pelfrey Could Deliver

    Name:  pelfrey.jpg
Views: 3712
Size:  18.8 KBTerry Ryan hasn't exactly sugarcoated his approach to repairing the Twins' woeful pitching staff this offseason. It's about quantity, not quality.

    "We've got numbers," the general manager said last week. "It's just a matter of who is going to emerge. Some guys will be injured. Some will fall by the wayside. Some won't be ready. But we have to have numbers."

    Ryan is apparently poised to increase that number again, with reports arising over the ...
©2014 TwinsCentric, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Interested in advertising with Twins Daily? Click here.