The Minnesota Twins have acquired left-hander Kris Johnson from the Pittsburgh Pirates for right-hander Duke Welker in a swap of minor league pitchers.
This feels like Penguins season, huh? Well, at least that part before the playoff breakdown — you know, the part when general manager Ray Shero went out and cobbled together a club that was supposed to make a run toward a title.
Minnesota’s Justin Mourneau is headed for Pittsburgh, and Twins announcer Kris Atteberry joins Troy Clardy on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan to preview the newest Pirate.
The Pirates have traded for Minnesota Twins’ first baseman Justin Morneau.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates are struggling to hit their way into the postseason, and the Minnesota Twins are trying to build for the future. Could former Twins All-Star and 2006 American League MVP Justin Morneau help the Bucs?
The Pirates’ McKechnie Field woes continued Saturday with a 5-4 loss to the Minnesota Twins in Bradenton, Fla., but presumptive ace A.J. Burnett took another step as he gets ready for his Opening Day start.
If Liam Hendriks sticks in the Majors, he could be a role model for hundreds of up-and-coming players trying to make it from down under.
A four-run 4th inning lifted the Minnesota Twins to a 5-4 win over the Pirates Monday in Ft. Myers, Fla.
Here’s what James McDonald, Clint Hurdle, Garrett Jones and Rod Barajas had to say after Thursday’s win.
Pirates starter James McDonald continued his dominance of Major League Baseball Thursday night, earning his sixth win of the season and his first career complete game in a 9-1 victory against Minnesota.
(93-7 The FAN) — Josh Willingham blasted a solo home run to left field in the eighth inning Wednesday night to give Minnesota a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pittsburgh Pirates improved to 35-31 on the season with a 7-2 win against the Minnesota Twins Tuesday night.
(93-7 The FAN) — The Pirates’ bats remained hot Tuesday night, as they defeated the Minnesota Twins, 7-2.
Even as Kevin Correia struggled, Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle stayed patient. It was just a year ago, after all, the right-hander was an All-Star. For a night, Correia provided a needed reminder, pitching 5 1-3 shutout innings to lead the Pirates to a 7-2 win over the reeling Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
(93-7 The FAN) — Pirates starter James McDonald got bullied by the Minnesota Twins Thursday, allowing 10 runs in an 11-6 loss.