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Twinkie Town Jun 10, 2016

J.T. Chargois Gets the Call, May and Hughes Get Shelved

Kyle Gibson is back, too. Potential Twins bullpen savior J.T. Chargois has been called up to the majors as the Twins shook up their pitching staff on Friday. Chargois will be joined by Kyle Gibson, finally back from injury, while both Trevor May and Phil Hughes are going on the 15-day disabled list. First, the important thing to know: J.T. Chargois' last name is pronounced Shag-Wah https://t.co/CUQXgvQNti — Rhett Bollinger (@RhettBollinger) June 10, 2016 He'll be in uniform tonight, and I assume available. Gibson was put on the DL back in late April with a shoulder strain.  It would...
Twinkie Town Jun 3, 2016

Twins Trounce Tampa: Rays 4, Twins 6

Despite Phil Hughes getting knocked out early, Twins beat Rays 4-6 So literally right off the bat, Eduardo Nunez hit a lead-off inside the park home run, a Target Field first. I'm just surprised it was a Twin that did it first but here's video proof: Your browser does not support iframes. Top of the 3rd, the Rays got a couple of RBI singles to take the lead with two runs of their own. Twins came back in the 4th with two more runs, Max Kepler doubled bringing in Robbie Grossman and then Byung-Ho Park came in on a Byron Buxton sac fly. In the 5th, Phil Hughes who seemed to pitch like a...
Twinkie Town Jun 2, 2016

Kyle Gibson suffers setback, remains on DL

Gibby has a stiff back so Phil Hughes gets to start tonight after all (*collective groan*). The Twins announced earlier this week that they planned to activate Kyle Gibson from the DL and have him replace Phil Hughes in the rotation, meaning he would be starting tonight's game. Well, that's not going to happen, at least not tonight. Gibson was never actually activated from the DL, and it looks like he'll be spending a little more time there nursing a stiff back. If you don't remember, Gibson originally went on the DL retroactive to April 23rd with a shoulder strain and an inflamed rotator...
Twinkie Town May 30, 2016

Phil Hughes headed to bullpen, Gibson to start Thursday

Phil's struggles have landed him in the bullpen Per Rhett Bolinger, Phil Hughes will be removed from the starting rotation and placed in the bullpen to make room for returning starter Kyle Gibson. Kyle Gibson is starting Thursday against the Rays. Phil Hughes is headed to the bullpen, per Molitor— Rhett Bollinger (@RhettBollinger) May 30, 2016 In two starts in Ft. Myers, Gibson threw 9.1 innings, giving up just 1 run, walking 1, and striking out 8. A couple starts ago, Hughes said he's been dealing with shoulder fatigue, which is why he was removed after just 75 pitches. He's been...
Twinkie Town May 30, 2016

Byron Buxton named winner of all the International League weekly awards

The dude is just scorching right now, mmmkay? Byron Buxton's seven-game hitting streak may have ended yesterday, but his hitting efforts over the last week are hardly going unnoticed. Buxton was named Batter of the Week by the AAA International League office, and also won something called the Batavia Downs Gaming and Racetrack Player of the Week. I'm just going to go ahead and make up my own award now too, so congratulations, Buxton, on winning your third weekly award by being named the Twinkie Town Triple-A Total Show-Off of the Week. Buxton won these prestigious awards by leading the...

Hughes: Frustration came out Saturday night

Twins righthander Phil Hughes says his anger boiled over after he was removed Saturday, a "culmination" of a "frustrating year."

Twins try to string three wins together for first time this month

Tonight's Twins starter, Phil Hughes, has been pitching better lately, though he leads MLB in losses so far.

Twins try to string 3 wins together for first time this month

Tonight's starter, Phil Hughes, has been pitching better lately, though he leads MLB in losses so far.
Twinkie Town May 27, 2016

Series Preview: Twins at Mariners

Go West, young man. After not-getting-swept (yay for moral victories) by the Royals, the Twins travel west and face the AL West leading Mariners (28-18). Also, these are weird game times (thanks, Sir Sandford Fleming). Rival SBNation Site: Lookout Landing Game 1 Friday, May 27th, 9:10 PM CDT Pat Dean vs Felix Hernandez The strikeouts are down and the walks are up for Felix, but the results have been good (2.21 ERA). Dat Pean was solid in his last start, going 6 innings and giving up just a 2-run homer. Game 2 Saturday, May 28th, 9:10 PM CDT Phil Hughes vs Wade Miley Hughes gave up a few...

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