"I decided to just compete with my other pitches," he said. "I know my fastball is good, my two-seamer, so I just tried to command my curve and my slider." Teheran pitched 8 1-3 strong innings, Dan Uggla hit a three-run homer and the Atlanta Braves won their fourth straight game with a 5-1 victory over the struggling Minnesota Twins on Monday.
At this point, the Twins are so close to the Super Two cutoff, that it might actually make sense to wait.
Gattis did it again Wednesday, hitting his first career grand slam. B.J. Upton and Ramiro Pena also homered for the Braves, who finished off a sweep of the woeful Minnesota Twins with an 8-3 rout.
A House committee taking Congress' latest look at the Internal Revenue Service's mistreatment of tea party groups will apparently have to do so without input from the star witness.
The Minnesota Twins placed third baseman Trevor Plouffe on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion Wednesday after he was struck in the head by Dan Uggla's shin while breaking up an attempted double play.
The Illinois Fighting Illini will play their first game of the Big Ten Tournament today against the Minnesota Golden Gophers.
Three-time American League batting champion and former Twins star Tony Oliva will represent the organization in Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft next month.
Yes, it's true--today is Kent Hrbek's 53rd birthday . Please enjoy this clip of Hrbek being introduced in Atlanta in Game 3 of the 1991 World Series after the notorious Ron Gant incident .
Well-traveled right-hander Samuel Deduno, coming off a star turn at the World Baseball Classic, will get the start Friday at Detroit, the team announced Tuesday.
Mike Pelfrey struggled against the Atlanta Braves in his days with the New York Mets.
As I'm sure you're aware, this is Minnesota's first visit to Atlanta since the 1991 World Series.
UPDATE MONDAY 8:55 P.M.: Caleb Thielbar's Major League debut is complete. With the Minnesota Twins down 5-1 in the top of the ninth inning, Thielbar was removed from the game for a pinch-hitter. He finished the game with two innings pitched, three strikeouts, one hit allowed and no walks.
March 7, 2013; Clearwater, FL, USA; Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Kyle Gibson throws a pitch during the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Bright House Networks Field.
Caleb Thielbar was an 18th-round draft pick out of South Dakota State University for the Milwaukee Brewers in 2009.
David Ortiz smacked a pair of homers against his former team and accounted for six RBI, as the Boston Red Sox topped the Minnesota Twins, 12-5, at Target Field.
The Twins' Justin Morneau sings an autograph during TwinsFest 2007 at the Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minn., on Friday, January 26th, 2007.