It seems only fitting that Ramon Ortiz's first start in nearly three seasons would take place against the Padres. Ortiz has been game enough in his swingman role for the Dodgers to get the call Friday, becoming just the latest in a number of pitchers who have been pushed into the rotation for the Dodgers this season.
May 14, 2010
The Twins have gotten off to a 8-5 record through the first 13 games of the season, and have looked great on some occasions, and bad on others. Still, the Twins are a major player in the American League pennant race, as we go Inside the Numbers to try to break down the Twins successes, and failures, thus far in 2007.
April 18, 2007
In this edition of Twins Inside Pitch, Ramon Ortiz continues to look like a great pick-up for the Twins. The Twins have recalled left-hander Glen Perkins from Rochester, and Pat Neshek appears slated for extra duty in the coming games. All that and more:
April 12, 2007
The Minnesota Twins had a very successful opening series against the Baltimore Orioles this week, sweeping the O's while getting some great starting pitching. The only down part of the weekend was losing Michael Cuddyer to a laceration, though he isn't slated to miss any time.
April 5, 2007
The Minnesota Twins open up their 2007 season on Monday night, as they face the Baltimore Orioles at the Metrodome. The starting rotation has plenty of question marks, but their one sure arm, Johan Santana, will get the nod in the opener. Here is a season preview of the 2007 Minnesota Twins.
April 2, 2007