Jared Burton

Mother Nature Costs Hughes $500,000 In Twins' 2-1 Win
The rain dripped off the brim of his cap as Phil Hughes walked off the mound.

An hour-plus delay meant the last start of his first season for Minnesota was over. That half-million-dollar bonus stayed one out away. He still earned a nice prize: the major league record for strikeout-to-walk ratio.
Gibson Sharp, But ...
Kyle Gibson gave up six hits and struck out four in six scoreless innings, but the Minnesota Twins left nine runners on base and went 0 for 8 with runners in scoring position in a 1-0 loss to the Texas Rangers.
There For The Taking
It’s easy to see why Minnesota manager Ron Gardenhire wasn’t happy following Sunday’s loss to Cleveland.

The Indians tried to give the game away by committing four errors and making numerous other mistakes, but the Twins couldn’t take advantage, ending their road trip on…
Bullpen Fail
Robinson Cano homered twice and Andy Pettitte broke Whitey Ford’s club record for career strikeouts to help the New York Yankees snap a five-game skid with a 10-4 comeback victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.
Phillies Rally
After just missing a diving catch, nothing was going to stop Ben Revere from scoring the go-ahead run one inning later. Revere had four hits and scored the decisive run, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Thursday night and snap a five-game losing streak.
Royal Rally
It started with a double by Alex Gordon, gained momentum on a single by Eric Hosmer and another double by Billy Butler, and then was capped off by a two-run shot from Lorenzo Cain. In this case, it carried the Royals to a 7-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night and to back-to-back wi…

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