Latest Randy Dobnak News

Severino fresh as Yankees try to sweep Twins again

Oct. 6, 2019 9:45 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Luis Severino certainly should be fresh when he tries to lead the New York Yankees to yet another Division Series sweep of the Minnesota Twins. The 25-year-old right-hander didn't make his regular-season debut until Sept. 17, spending most of the year rehabbing a lat muscle injury...

Gregorius, Yanks stagger Twins again, lead ALDS 2-0

Oct. 5, 2019 10:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The 103-win New York Yankees ran out identical, relentless lineups in consecutive games for the first time all year, and manager Aaron Boone believes he knows what's next for the A-team Bombers. "Throttle down," he said. Didi Gregorius hooked a slump-busting grand slam during a seven-run...

Driven out: Twins rookie _ and ex-Uber guy _ tagged by Yanks

Oct. 5, 2019 9:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Just too much traffic for Twins rookie Randy Dobnak. The feel-good story of the Uber driver-turned-big league pitcher came to a screeching halt Saturday when the New York Yankees tagged him from the get-go in an 8-2 rout, putting Minnesota in a serious jam in the AL Division Series. "Nerves...

Week after wedding, Twins rookie Dobnak gets playoff start

Oct. 5, 2019 12:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Last weekend, Randy Dobnak got married in Maryland. This one, he'll pitch a playoff game at Yankee Stadium. Pretty nice little Saturday planned — two of them, actually — for an undrafted rookie who never expected to be in this position. Just find No. 68 of the Minnesota Twins...

LeMahieu, Yankees torment Twins again, 10-4 in ALDS opener

Oct. 5, 2019 2:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New postseason, same old story for the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins. DJ LeMahieu homered and drove in four runs, Gleyber Torres broke a tie with a two-run double and the Yankees extended their October mastery of Minnesota with a 10-4 victory Friday night in the AL Division Series...

LEADING OFF: Cole vs Snell, Twins rookie already has a ring

Oct. 4, 2019 11:55 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: COLE'S ROLL Gerrit Cole led the big leagues with 326 strikeouts, topped the AL with a 2.50 ERA and went 20-5, one win behind Astros teammate Justin Verlander for most in the majors. He also was 16-0 in his final 22 starts. Cole starts Game 2 of the AL...

A capsule look at the Twins-Yankees playoff series

Oct. 3, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

A look at the best-of-five American League Division Series between the Minnesota Twins and New York Yankees: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Friday, at New York, 7:07 p.m. (MLB); Game 2, Saturday, at New York, 5:07 p.m. (FS1); Game 3, Monday, Oct. 7, at Minnesota, TBA (FS1 or MLB); x-Game 4, Tuesday, Oct....

Monsters of middle relief: Best bets from October bullpens

Sep. 30, 2019 2:59 AM EDT

It's been three years since Andrew Miller led the Cleveland Indians to the brink of a World Series championship by coming out of the bullpen early and often, and bulk work from relievers has been an October staple since. Whether it's Brewers All-Star Josh Hader stretching out for three innings or Astros ace...

Twins clinch AL Central with win over Tigers, Cleveland loss

Sep. 26, 2019 1:03 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — On this night, the stars were Randy Dobnak, Luis Arraez and Eddie Rosario — but really it could have been anyone. The Minnesota Twins are AL Central champions because of contributions from all over the roster. Arraez and Rosario homered, and Dobnak allowed one hit in six sparkling...

LEADING OFF: Brewers, Twins on brink of some bubbly

Sep. 25, 2019 5:08 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: BREWING SOME BUBBLY The Brewers are on the verge of another postseason berth. Milwaukee can lock up an NL wild card with a win over Cincinnati or losses by the Cubs and Mets. Just like last season, when the Brewers put on a late rush to take the NL Central...