|2014 Season (CBSSports.com)||44.10||2.00||4.00||2.00||3.05||1.13||40.00||14.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Cleveland|| 7.0||1||0|| 0.00||1||2||4|
|vs LHB|| 26.0||0||0|| 2.77||0||12||15|
|vs RHB|| 36.0||0||0|| 5.75||0||12||28|
|Last 7 Games|
|Glen Perkins out, Jared Burton in as closer Wednesday |
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
(9/17/14) Twins closer Glen Perkins will at least be shut down Wednesday, if not for the year, with neck and shoulder injuries, per MLB.com. The results of an exam by doctors has yet to be revealed. Jared Burton will serve as the closer against Detroit on Wednesday and should remain in that role while Perkins is down.
|Jared Burton earns second save Tuesday |
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
(9/9/14) Twins pitcher Jared Burton picked up his second save Tuesday, tossing a 1-2-3 ninth inning to close out his team's 4-3 win over the Indians.
Burton needed just six pitches to finish off the game. He had given up five earned runs in 3 2/3 innings over his last four appearances before pitching a clean frame Tuesday. Regular closer Glen Perkins could be available as soon as Wednesday, so Burton might not receive another save chance. He owns a 4.63 ERA and 42:24 K:BB ratio in 58 1/3 innings.
|Jared Burton, Casey Fien could get save chances |
|by Al Melchior | Data Analyst|
(9/7/14) According to MLB.com, Twins manager Ron Gardenhire could turn to Jared Burton and Casey Fien to close games while incumbent closer Glen Perkins is out with a stiff neck. Perkins is expected to miss a few days with his injury.
Burton was called in to pitch the final innings of each of the Twins' last two games, and he took the loss in both contests. While Burton has converted his one and only save opportunity this season, Fien is 1 for 5 in his attempts to convert saves.
|Jared Burton picks up relief win Sunday |
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
(7/27/14) Twins pitcher Jared Burton (2-2) picked up a relief win Sunday afternoon against the White Sox.
Burton allowed one hit but needed only five pitches to complete a scoreless inning of work in the seventh. The team backed him up with three runs in the bottom of the frame. Burton owns a 4.43 ERA and a 1.27 WHIP over 42 2/3 innings of work this season.
|Jared Burton picks up first win Sunday |
|by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com|
(5/11/14) Twins pitcher Jared Burton picked up a win Sunday against the Tigers.
Burton was a victim of circumstance, as the Twins scored three runs in the half inning after he pitched. Burton was solid in his one inning of work, striking out one hitter and getting two groundouts. The win takes him to 1-1 on the year.
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|9/20/14||CLE||7:10 pm||T.J. House|
|9/21/14||CLE||2:10 pm||Corey Kluber|
|9/22/14||ARI||8:10 pm||Josh Collmenter|
|9/23/14||ARI||8:10 pm||Andrew Chafin|
|9/24/14||ARI||1:10 pm||Vidal Nuno|
|9/25/14||@ DET||7:08 pm||Max Scherzer|
|9/26/14||@ DET||7:08 pm||Rick Porcello|
= probable start