Twins General Manager Terry Ryan said Nishioka will remain on the major league roster for Friday's game against Tampa Bay, in part because Trevor Plouffe won't be ready to return from the disabled list.
Updated: August 10, 2012, - 11:48 AM
Brian Duensing ditched the windup for two starts, pitching exclusively from the stretch, and went 1-0 with a 2.25 ERA. Then, in Wednesday's 6-4 loss to the Indians, he opened the game in the windup.
Updated: August 09, 2012, - 07:33 AM
Tsuyoshi Nishioka was brutal, losing a ball in the sun, botching a double play and throwing wildly.
Updated: August 08, 2012, - 11:45 PM
Minnesota pounced on three Cleveland miscues to overcome a 5-1 deficit and hand the Indians their 11th consecutive defeat.
Updated: August 08, 2012, - 07:30 AM
The right fielder is hitting .329 and has a 21-game hitting streak. Soon, he'll have enough plate appearances to be among the AL leaders.
Updated: August 07, 2012, - 10:45 PM
Justin Morneau blasted career home runs No. 199 and 200 in the rout, dealing Cleveland its 10th loss in a row.
Updated: August 07, 2012, - 02:25 PM
Tsuyoshi Nishioka struggled in his 2012 debut with the Twins after being called up from Class AAA Rochester.
Updated: August 07, 2012, - 07:17 AM
After trading Danny Valencia to the Red Sox on Sunday, the Twins used the open roster spot to give Tsuyoshi Nishioka a second chance in the majors.
Updated: August 06, 2012, - 02:23 PM
For the second game in a row, the Twins rallied in the ninth, but unlike Saturday, this one ended too early.
Updated: August 06, 2012, - 02:21 PM