Kenta Maeda

Kenta Maeda

Height/Weight: 6' 1"/185 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Osaka, Japan
Draft: Undrafted
  • Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

    Twins jump on rare chance to reshape bullpen ahead of postseason

    DENVER – The final few weeks of the regular season are typically a time when teams are just trying to survive with their pitching staff. The Twins were in a rare position to reshape their bullpen because of their depth. Louie Varland, Chris Paddack and Kenta Maeda have successfully transitioned to the bullpen, though Maeda remains available to start if needed in the postseason. Plus, Brock ...

  • News Talk 1340 KROC-AM

    Minnesota Twins Drop Final Home-Game

    MINNEAPOLIS -- — Rookie Ryan Noda hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics held on for a 2-1 win against the AL Central champion Minnesota Twins on Thursday. Noda's 16th homer helped Oakland rebound after Minnesota had tied the game in the sixth. It was just the third win in the past 14 games for the Athletics, who avoided being swept and temporarily eluded their 111th loss, which would be the most in the majors since Detroit lost 114 games in 2019. Lucas Erceg (4-4) won in relief of Luis Medina, who allowed one run over six innings in, perhaps, his best big league start.

  • Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

    4 trades that built the Twins rotation — and gives them playoff hope

    A reader earlier this week sent an email with a simple subject line: "Mistake?" Concerned that perhaps something I had written or said contained an error, the missive was quickly opened. To my relief, it was instead a dissection of whether the Twins would be correct to start Pablo López in Game 1 of the Wild Card series next week — as they are lined up to do — or if Sonny Gray was a better ...