Tag:Liam Hendriks
Posted on: September 4, 2011 2:48 pm
 

Twins shut down Blackburn

Nick BlackburnBy C. Trent Rosecrans

Nick Blackburn's season is over, as the Twins placed the right-hander on the 60-day disabled list before Sunday's game.

Blackburn had been on the disabled list late last month with what was called a strained forearm and then later diagnosed as an entrapped nerve in his forearm.

Blackburn, 29, was 7-10 with a 4.49 ERA in 26 starts for the Twins this season. Moving Blackburn from the 15-day disabled list to 60-day disabled list allowed the team to call up infielder/outfielder Brian Dinkelman and right-hander Kyle Waldrop before Monday's doubleheader against the White Sox. The team will need to make another 40-man roster move before Tuesday's game when the team will call up right-hander Liam Hendriks for the game against Chicago.

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Posted on: July 10, 2011 10:30 pm
Edited on: July 10, 2011 11:08 pm
 

Futures Game: Hendriks on baseball in Australia

By C. Trent Rosecrans

PHOENIX -- Growing up in Australia, Twins pitching prospect Liam Hendriks didn't know anything about the Futures Game, but since joining the Twins organization he learned. And on Sunday, he looked around Chase Field and was excited to make his mark.

Hendricks gave up two hits and a run in one inning of work in Sunday's Futures Game but is 8-2 with a 2.70 ERA for Double-A New Britain of the Eastern League.

Among other things, Hendricks talked about how his parents didn't want him to play cricket:

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