Tyler Thornburg

Tyler Thornburg

Height/Weight: 5' 11"/190 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Houston, Texas
College: Charleston Southern
Draft: 2010 3rd round by the
  • Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

    Buxton’s playing time still carefully managed by Twins

    LOS ANGELES — In what has become a common occurrence this season, Byron Buxton was not in the starting lineup as the Twins looked to avoid a two-game sweep against the Dodgers on Wednesday. The franchise player has struggled because of a right knee injury the entire season and has appeared in 83 of the team's 110 games so far in 2022, 52 of those in center field. And while he has avoided the ...


    Carlos Correa, Jose Miranda among Twins planning on competing in World Baseball Classic

    Jose Miranda was expecting a call from Eduardo Pérez, the general manager of Puerto Rico’s World Baseball Classic team, at some point. The Twins rookie infielder just didn’t know when it would come. That call finally came over the weekend, Miranda said, when Pérez, phoned to invite the infielder to play for Puerto Rico in the tournament, which will be held in March 2023.

  • Sporting News

    Why the Tigers parted ways with Al Avila: Bad trades, Michael Fulmer situation highlight ex-GM's struggles

    These were supposed to be the moves that rewrote the Al Avila era that began when Avila took over as general manager in August 2015. Avila and the Tigers "parted ways" Wednesday, the team announced, with the club in the throes of a 43-68 season. The Tigers are 361-573 since the start of the 2016 season.