The Twins called up outfielder Clete Thomas from triple-A Rochester Monday after optioning first baseman/outfielder Chris Colabello to triple-A Rochester on Sunday after the game against Seattle. Colabello was just 2-15 at the plate and appeared in only 6 games.
The Twins lost their 10th straight game 6-0 Friday night in Detroit. Tiger starter Anibal Sanchez took a no-hitter into the 9th inning before Joe Mauer singled to center with 1 out in the 9th to break it up.
The Twins lost 3-0 at Kansas City to the Royals and were swept in the series this week., Wade Davis combined with 2 relievers on a 7-hit shutout for the Royals. Davis threw 5 innings with 4 hits allowed to get the win.
Minnesota Twins fans didn't mind the cold too much. They were at Target Field Monday for the earliest -- and maybe the chilliest -- Home Opener in club history. Alas, the Twins lost the opener, 4-2 to the Detroit Tigers.
The Twins have signed righthanded starting pitcher Kyle Davies to a minor league contract. The 29-year old has a 5.59 ERA in 7 major league seasons. He last pitched in the major leagues in 2011 with Kansas City and was 1-9 with a 6.75 ERA in 13 starts with the Royals.
It's a sign of spring when pitchers and catchers are asked to report to Fort Myers, Florida for spring training. Pitchers and catchers are reporting to spring training this week. Many pitchers are already there.
It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.
It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://1390thefan.com using your Facebook account.