Tommy Milone News Archive
Milone (2-0) got the win Thursday despite allowing 10 baserunners -- seven hits and three walks -- and three runs over 5.1 innings against Kansas City.
Milone tossed a gem against the White Sox on Friday, allowing just two hits over 7.2 scoreless innings to win his first start of the season.
The Twins announced Saturday that Milone has claimed the No. 5 spot in the Twins' rotation, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
The Twins will announce their fifth starter Saturday, with the candidates being Milone, Mike Pelfrey, and Trevor May, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. Milone appears to be the favorite after May struggled in a start Friday, MLB.com reports.
Milone gave up three runs over five innings with three strikeouts and two walks in Thursday's spring training loss to the Red Sox. His spring ERA rose to 4.50 with a 8:4 K:BB ratio in 14 innings.
Milone remains in competition with Trevor May and Mike Pelfrey for the fifth starter role in Minnesota despite giving up four runs in four innings in Saturday's loss to Baltimore, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. He's also a candidate for the bullpen if he doesn't win the job.
Milone and Mike Pelfrey have emerged as the top candidates for Minnesota's fifth starter job, MLB.com reports.