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Gio Urshela, Buxton pace Twins to win over Guardians — and Joe Ryan wins $500 from teammates

Byron Buxton homered; Gio Urshela did too — as well as adding a couple of excellent defensive plays — and Joe Ryan cashed in on a deal with the other starting pitchers (as well as throwing six strong innings vs. Cleveland).

Buxton and Urshela homer to help Twins beat Guardians 3-1

Joe Ryan allowed one run over six innings and was backed by solo homers from Byron Buxton and Gio Urshela as the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Guardians 3-1 on Sunday.
Twinkie Town May 15, 2022
Game 35: Guardians @ Twins

Game 35: Guardians @ Twins

Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports The Twins look to win the series against Cleveland at Target Field. FIRST PITCH: 1:10pmCT TV: Bally Sports North RADIO: WCCO 830, TIBN KNOW THINE ENEMY: Covering the Corner Happy Sunday, Twins fans. The Twins will give the ball to Joe Ryan (3-2, 2.56 ERA) and hope that he will have a strong start this afternoon to give them a solid chance of taking the series over the Guardians. Cleveland will counter with Triston McKenzie (2-2, 2.76 ERA), and hope that they can cut Minnesota’s AL Central lead to just a game. Also of interest to Twins...

Astros' Justin Verlander, healthy again, shows Twins what aces are all about

Justin Verlander, 39, outdueled rookie Joe Ryan, taking a no-hitter into the eighth inning, in a game for those who prefer pitching mastery over long, loud homers.
Twinkie Town May 10, 2022
Astros 5, Twins 0: At least we got a hit

Astros 5, Twins 0: At least we got a hit

Photo by Stephen Maturen/ Joe Ryan day was cancelled in favor of Justin Verlander day. Joe Ryan really struggled today, giving up 5 walks, 4 hits, and 4 runs in just 4 innings. He pitched into the 5th but didn’t record any outs in it. An Alex Bregman double drove in Jose Altuve, then a sac-fly by Yordan Alvarez made it a 4-0 game. If you don’t score any runs, you can’t win the game. This is the hard-hitting analysis you can only get from me. So, in some sense, it didn’t matter how good or bad Joe Ryan was today, because Justin Verlander nearly threw a...
Twinkie Town May 10, 2022
Game 30: Astros at Twins

Game 30: Astros at Twins

This came up when I searched “Joe Ryan” so I had to use it. | Photo by Minnesota Twins/MLB via It is Joe Ryan day. First Pitch: 6:40 PM TV: Bally Sports North Extra Radio: TIBN, twinsbeisbol.com Know thine enemy: The Crawfish Boxes Our old nemesis, Justin Verlander, takes the mound against our young ace Joe Ryan. Might be a low scoring game today, but then again, now that I’ve said that, maybe not. There won’t be a reunion for Carlos Correa this series, as he was placed on the IL today, alongside Chris Paddack. Chris Paddack and Carlos Correa are going...
Twinkie Town May 4, 2022
Game 25: Twins @ Orioles

Game 25: Twins @ Orioles

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports Let’s do it again First Pitch: 6:05 PM TV: Bally Sports North Radio: TIBN Know Thine Enemy: Camden Chat Your red-hot Minnesota Twins take the field tonight in the second game of a three-game series against the Orioles of Baltimore. The Twins took the series opener yesterday behind another strong performance by Joe Ryan (even if it was his worst start of the season) and an offensive attack led by Ryan Jeffers’ three-run bomb and Jose Miranda’s. Tonight, Dylan “Cy” Bundy takes the hill for the Twins. He scuffled his last time...
Twinkie Town May 4, 2022
Griffin Jax, relief weapon?

Griffin Jax, relief weapon?

Photo by David Berding/ Perhaps lost in the highly-touted pitching prospect excitement, Captain Jax is sliding his way into Rocco’s circle of trust The Twins’ long-awaited pitching development pipeline has generated quite a bit of excitement during the team’s recent stretch of good play. Joe Ryan has been lights out to start the season, looking like a front-line starting pitching and quickly quieting concerns about his fastball reliance holding him back from being a viable starter. Bailey Ober has continued throwing quality innings, just like he did last season....
Twinkie Town May 3, 2022
Twins 7, Orioles 2: Keeping the ball rolling

Twins 7, Orioles 2: Keeping the ball rolling

Photo by Greg Fiume/ The hitting and pitching in the second half of the game carried the Twins to their 11th win in their last 12 games. Joe Ryan didn’t have a smooth start tonight, but was able to navigate a few jams with limited damage, and then the lineup and bullpen took over. Jose Miranda collected his first career hit, an RBI double, to give the Twins their first run tonight in the 4th inning. The Orioles answered by kicking off the bottom of the 4th with a single and a double. Tyler Nevin hit a grounder that Carlos Correa couldn’t handle, allowing Austin...
Twinkie Town Apr 29, 2022
Minnesota Twins 2022: Good, lucky, or better than a bad division?

Minnesota Twins 2022: Good, lucky, or better than a bad division?

Photo by David Berding/ What is the true formula to success for the Twins? Hi Friends! I hope you’re finding ways to enjoy baseball season despite it feeling like March 64th today. I was at the game on Wednesday night against the Tigers and I am still thawing out. And yes, that game on Wednesday featured a dominant performance by our favorite contender for Rookie of the Year Joe Ryan and bombas galore from our favorite German import, Max Kepler. Brrrrrrrrr As my friend and I were freezing our little toesies and nosies off in the stands and being...

Twins beat Tigers for sixth straight: Max Kepler bashes two homers, Joe Ryan pitches seven one-hit innings

Max Kepler hit home runs off former teammate Michael Pineda in his first two at-bats and Joe Ryan was solid during his seven innings of work.

Max Kepler's two home runs more than enough to back up Joe Ryan's solid start in 5-0 Twins victory

Joe Ryan shut out Detroit on one hit over seven innings on Wednesday while Max Kepler, 5-for-11 over his past three games entering Wednesday, continued his hot hitting in a 5-0 win.
Twinkie Town Apr 26, 2022
Twinkie Town Prospect Vote 2022: Results

Twinkie Town Prospect Vote 2022: Results

Royce Lewis tops our prospect list | Photo by Billie Weiss/ “It frustrates me if I’m not good at something, so I do it until I get good at it.” - Joe Mauer Kala’i Rosario was the winner of our last prospect vote for this season. He is playing for the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels this spring. Here is our final list: Royce Lewis 40% (Martin 37%, Balazovic 23%) Austin Martin 65% (Balazovic 25%, Duran 7%, Woods-Richardson 2%) Joe Ryan 43% (Balazovic 27%, Miranda 24%, Duran 4%, Woods-Richardson 2%) Jordan Balazovic 48% (Miranda 45%, Duran 4%, Woods-Richardson 2%,...

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