March 3, 2007

Saturday Morning Notes

So far this spring, there have been a lot of minor injuries. Below is a list of the current injures affecting the Twins along with the expected time to be missed.

Injuries:
Luis Castillo: Sore back (Couple days)
Torii Hunter: Hit in the head (Could be back on Sunday)
Lew Ford: Sore Knee (Will try running today but if it doesn't go well, he will rest or have surgery)
Alejandro Machado: Sore throwing shoulder (Not sure when he'll return)

As you can see, they are all pretty minor injuries expect for Lew Ford. I'll keep you updated on the injuries over the rest f Spring Training.

Twins Sign 22 Players:
On Friday, the Twins signed 22 players for the 2007 season. With the signings, they have now signed all 40 players on the rostwer for this season. Here are the players that were signed.

Pitches:
Scott Baker
Boof Bonser
Ricky Barrett
Julio DePaula
J.D. Durbin
Matt Garza
Matt Guerrier
Francisco Liriano
Jose Mijares
Pat Neshek
Glen Perkins
Errol Simonitsch
Alexander Smit
Oswaldo Sosa

Catcher:
Chris Heintz

Infielders:
Jason Bartlett
Alexi Casilla
Garrett Jones
Alejandro Machado

Outfielders:
Jason Kubel
Denard Span
Jason Tyner

Today's Game:
The Twins will have a rematch agains the Reds today when they travel to Sarosota. The Twins will send out Boof Bonser to pitch against the Reds at 12:05.