miloneThe Twins’ pitching rotation has been, ah, unsettled for a while. We were curious: how many different starters have they used since everything went to [redacted] at the beginning of 2011?

Turns out Tommy Milone, who is slated to start tonight in Houston, will be the 27th different starting pitcher used by the Twins from 2011-14.


Sounds like a random big number you would throw out if you were trying to be mean. But it’s the real number.

Here are the other 26 aside from Milone, in order of the number of starts they have made. Honestly, we had forgotten at least a few of these guys:

Scott Diamond 58

Kevin Correia 54

Nick Blackburn 45

Carl Pavano 44

Francisco Liriano 41

Samuel Deduno 41

Brian Duensing 39

Mike Pelfrey 34

Kyle Gibson 32

Liam Hendriks 28

Phil Hughes 24

Scott Baker 21

P.J. Walters 20

Cole De Vries 18

Ricky Nolasco 18

Anthony Swarzak 17

Pedro Hernandez 12

Andrew Albers 10

Vance Worley 10

Yohan Pino 9

Kevin Slowey 8

Jason Marquis 7

Esmerling Vasquez 6

Kris Johnson 3

Logan Darnell 2

Trevor May 1

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