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Ryan McBroom hit a go-ahead homer in the sixth inning, the Kansas City pitching staff held the powerful Twins to just a pair of solo homers, and the Royals beat Minnesota 3-2 on Friday night.
Derek Shelton has said all the right things during the Pittsburgh Pirates' bumpy start, one marred by injuries that have ravaged the pitching staff and an offense that entered Thursday as the worst in the National League.
BBTN: Marly Rivera share the pulse of the players living under MLB health protocol, Jesse Rogers on players utilizing pent up energy on the field
Marly Rivera joins Buster to discuss the Marlins’ 5-1 start, the pulse of players as they live under MLB’s strict health and safety protocol, and Aaron Judge not thinking about his injuries (6:41). Later, Jesse Rogers stops by to talk about lax protocol causing coronavirus outbreaks among the Cardinals and Marlins, the new rules put in place by the league, players utilizing pent up energy on the field, the Cubs’ great start and where the Cubs stand with their stars set to be free agents in 2021 (19:04).
Minnesota's Randy Dobnak dominated in his homecoming, allowing three hits in six innings as the streaking Twins topped the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Wednesday night.
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Yankees have won all 5 games in which they have scored in the 1st inning; they have lost only one game so far, 9-2 at Nationals July 25. Per ESPN Stats & Info: Including the first game of today's doubleheader, Yankees have scored a 1st-inning run in 6 of the 10 games, tying the Twins for most games scoring a 1st-inning run.
BBTN: Reds GM Nick Krall on Nicholas Castellanos, a day in the life of a GM, evaluating trades this season
Reds general manager Nick Krall joins Buster to discuss meeting Eddie Murray as a bat boy with the A’s, the process of signing Nicholas Castellanos as a free agent, a day in the life of a Major League Baseball GM, how he’s evaluating trades given the current circumstances and his assessment of the team at this early point in the season (20:40). Dave Schoenfield also hops on to “talk about the Rockies,” ponder whether closers are as necessary as we think, marvel at the excellence of Dustin May and declare the predictability of Mike Trout hitting a home run after returning from paternity leave (7:53). Later, Hembo stops by to give his review of the extra-innings rule and the three-batter minimum for pitchers (34:20).
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Jose Berrios pitched six strong innings, Nelson Cruz had three hits and the Minnesota Twins beat the Pittsburgh 7-3 Tuesday in a game briefly delayed when an unauthorized drone flew over Target Field.
Nelson Cruz's RBI double in the bottom of the ninth inning gave the Minnesota Twins a 5-4 victory Monday night over the Pittsburgh Pirates for their fourth straight win.
Karl Ravech joins Buster to talk about Aaron Judge looking like an absolute beast, Shohei Ohtani’s future as pitcher, the Cubs and Twins’ hot starts, and where things stand in MLB with positive coronavirus tests popping up (8:26). Later, Sarah Langs drops by to play the Numbers game and to discuss where Yoenis Céspedes’ disappearing act ranks among moments of Mets dysfunction (32:22).
Early returns have yielded surprises, with some superteams looking ready to rule.
Mitch Garver hit his first home run of the season and the Minnesota Twins used their bullpen to string together a two-hitter in a 3-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday afternoon, taking the four-game series from their primary division...
Twins righty Homer Bailey has been put on the 10-day IL with biceps tendinitis.
Miguel Sano hit a pair of homers and Kenta Maeda pitched six scoreless innings in his home debut for Minnesota as the Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 on Saturday.
From impressive debuts to first weeks to forget, here's how the Junior Circuit is shaping up so far.
Max Kepler hit his second leadoff home run of the season, Alex Avila added his first homer for Minnesota, and the Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 4-1 on Friday night.
TSL: Chris Hinton talks parenting of two college football players; Dick Bremer on calling MLB games in empty stadiums
First, Jeremy is joined by Chris Hinton, a 7x Pro Bowler and father of two Division-I football players, to talk about the advocacy group that he and his wife, Mya, have founded: “College Football Parents 24/7.” Chris explains why it’s important to him and all other parents that college football have proper safety protocols in place before they will allow their sons to play football this fall. Plus, the longtime TV play-by-play voice for the Twins, Dick Bremer discusses what it’s like calling MLB games with no fans in attendance, and calling road games remotely from Target Field. Finally, a Gold Medalist in the 2000 Olympic Games, Laura Wilkinson talks with Jeremy about making a comeback to diving at the age of 42, how the postponement of the 2020 Games has affected her training, and what it’s like training for the Olympics while raising 4 children.
The longtime TV play-by-play voice for the Twins, Dick discusses what it’s like calling MLB games with no fans in attendance, and calling road games remotely from Target Field. Plus, he discusses his career, how he sees the role of a play-by-play broadcaster, and what advice he gives to young broadcasters.
Cleveland's Shane Bieber tied the major league record for strikeouts in a pitcher's first two starts of the season, punching out 13 Minnesota Twins over eight innings in the Indians' 2-0 victory on Thursday night.
Rich Hill pitched five scoreless innings in a smooth Minnesota debut, backed by Eddie Rosario's homer and Nelson Cruz's RBI double, and the Twins beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 on Wednesday night.
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