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44 Kyle Gibson SP
Height/Weight: 6-6/210 | Birthdate: 10/23/1987 | Birthplace: Greenfield, IN | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Minnesota | College: Missouri | MLB Experience: 2 | Owned/Started%: 27/10 | Average Draft Position: 301.30
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Indians blast Kyle Gibson off the mound Thursday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(9/11/2014) Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson entered his Thursday start in Cleveland having allowed just nine home runs in 27 outings. When he gave up two before retiring an out in the second inning it was obvious he wasn't going to stick around for very long.

Gibson was indeed removed after the third and finished having given up seven runs on seven hits with two walks and no strikeouts. He has not won since Aug. 13 as his ERA has skyrocketed to 4.58, its highest point since May 23. Gibson, who gave up a 442-foot shot to Carlos Santana in the first and solo job to Yan Gomes in the second, will attempt to bounce back Tuesday against Detroit.


Kyle Gibson settles for no-decision


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/5/2014) Twins starting pitcher Kyle Gibson wasn't a factor into the decision Thursday night at home against the Angels. He allowed four runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out one over seven innings of work.

Of his 95 pitches, 60 were strikes. Gibson owns a 4.27 ERA and a 1.29 WHIP over 27 starts (156 innings). His next start will come Wednesday at Cleveland.

Kyle Gibson sees boost in strikeout rate


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(8/31/2014) Twins starting pitcher Kyle Gibson struck out six batters Saturday at Baltimore, which is the fourth time in his last seven starts he had at least five strikeouts. He accomplished that feat just twice in his first 19 appearances.

Gibson's strikeout rate has increased to 7.34 K/9 over his last seven starts.

"Having more consistency to my release point and the shape of my pitches was something that added to that tonight," Gibson said Saturday, per the Pioneer Press. "I’ve been really working on staying on line, and what that does is it allows all the pitches to come out of my hand on relatively the same trajectory toward home plate and the same arm slot. When you can do that, it takes the hitter a little bit longer to be able to recognize that."


Kyle Gibson settles for no-decision Saturday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/30/2014) Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson wasn't a factor into the decision Saturday night against the Orioles in Baltimore. The right-hander permitted one run on four hits and three walks while striking out six over five innings of a 3-2 defeat.

Gibson has allowed three runs or fewer in a start for just the second time in his last six starts. He owns a 4.23 ERA and a 1.30 WHIP over 26 starts. He will make his next start Thursday at home against the Angels.

Kyle Gibson can't complete five innings in loss vs. Tigers


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/24/2014) Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson took a loss Sunday, allowing five earned runs on eight hits and four walks in 4 2/3 innings and striking out five in his team's 13-4 defeat against the Tigers.

Gibson (11-10) has given up five earned runs in three of his last four starts, and he owns a 16:12 K:BB ratio over that stretch while allowing just one home run. Gibson owns a 4.31 ERA and 83:44 K:BB ratio in 144 innings. He's scheduled to face the Orioles Saturday.


Kyle Gibson struggles against Cleveland


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/19/2014) Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson had a rough start Tuesday against the Indians.

Gibson allowed five runs on four hits over 5 1/3 innings. He struck out four and walked two during the outing. Gibson was spotted a five-run lead before he even took the mound, but couldn’t hold on. A solo home run in the second started the scoring for Cleveland. They struck again in the fourth after Gibson gave up three singles during the inning. Gibson gave up another run in the fifth on a wild pitch. After giving up a single in the sixth inning, Gibson was removed from the game. That run would come around to score, and was charged to Gibson. 

Gibson left with the game tied, picking up the no-decision. He’ll make his next start against the Tigers. 


Kyle Gibson brings effective self to mound Wednesday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/13/2014) The good Kyle Gibson showed up for the Twins on Wednesday in Houston. The right-hander has been on a Jekyll-Hyde stretch since late June.

Gibson pitched shutout ball until a Chris Carter bloop in the eighth scored a run. He finished having surrendered just one run on six hits in 7 2/3 innings with two walks and four strikeouts.

The right-hander has yielded one run or less in four of his last nine starts, but has given up 23 runs in 15 1/3 innings in four others combined. He hopes the good Gibson shows up against Cleveland on Monday.


Kyle Gibson walks five in loss vs. A's Friday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/9/2014) Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson took a loss Friday, allowing six runs (five earned) on five hits and five walks in five innings while striking out three in his team's 6-5 defeat against the A's.

Gibson (10-9) had walked just five batters in 36 1/3 innings over his last six starts combined before matching that total in one outing Friday. He owns a 4.13 ERA and 70:37 K:BB ratio in 126 1/3 innings. Gibson is scheduled to face the Astros Wednesday.


Kyle Gibson tallies 10th win Sunday vs. White Sox


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/3/2014) Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson earned his 10th win Sunday, giving up three earned runs on six hits in seven innings and striking out six in his team's 16-3 victory over the White Sox.

Gibson (10-8) gave up all three runs in the fourth inning, with two coming on a home run, but his team was able to regain the lead in the sixth inning before exploding in a nine-run eighth. He owns a 3.93 ERA and 67:32 K:BB ratio in 121 1/3 innings. Gibson is scheduled to face the A's Saturday.


Kyle Gibson fires seven scoreless innings in win vs. Royals


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/29/2014) Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson surrendered just two hits and two walks in seven scoreless innings while striking out seven to earn a win in his team's 2-1 victory over the Royals Tuesday.

Gibson (9-8) has mixed ugly lines with excellent performances over the last month, and he bounced back from a six-run loss in his previous start to turn in a scoreless line for the second time in his last three games. Gibson owns a 3.94 ERA and 61:32 K:BB ratio in 114 1/3 innings. He's scheduled to face the White Sox Sunday.


Kyle Gibson ready to roll for start against Royals


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(7/29/2014) A back issue that prevented Twins rookie right-hander Kyle Gibson from making his last start has subsided enough to allow him to pitch Tuesday in Kansas City.

Gibson hopes he can perform getter than he did in his last five starts. Despite throwing six innings of shutout ball against Kansas City, he has allowed 20 earned runs on 34 hits in 24 1/3 innings during that stretch.


Kyle Gibson cleared to start Tuesday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/27/2014) Twins general manager Terry Ryan said Saturday starting pitcher Kyle Gibson (back) has been cleared to start Tuesday at Kansas City after making it through a bullpen session, according to The Star Tribune.

Kyle Gibson feels 'encouraged' after long-toss session


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7/25/2014) Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson felt "encouraged" by a long-toss session of 120 feet on Friday, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

Gibson was scratched from Saturday's start because of a back issue. He tossed 10-15 pitches in the bullpen, and will throw a bullpen session Saturday, per MLB.com. Barring any setbacks, he could return to the rotation as early as Tuesday against the Royals in Kansas City.

Kyle Gibson scratched from Saturday's start


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(7/25/2014) Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson's back injury will keep him out yet again Saturday, as the team announced he will not make his scheduled start against the White Sox.

Gibson has not pitched since July 18 due to this injury, as he was scratched from his previously scheduled outing Wednesday. Logan Darnell will be recalled from Triple-A to make the start, and it is not clear at this point if Gibson will be placed on the disabled list to clear the roster spot.

 

 


Kyle Gibson in danger of missing Saturday start


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7/24/2014) Twins manager Ron Gardenhire told reporters that the likelihood of pitcher Kyle Gibson making his next scheduled start on Saturday against the White Sox is, "not very good," FOX Sports North reports. The Twins remain hopeful of him starting Tuesday, if he's not ready Saturday.

Gibson was scratched from his Wednesday start because of a stiff back. The team will likely call someone up from the minors to start in his place on Saturday, MLB.com reports.

Kyle Gibson lined up for Saturday start


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(7/23/2014) Ron Gardenhire is hopeful that Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson, who was scratched from his Wednesday start, can pitch Saturday instead. If not, another pitcher must be promoted, per Fox Sports.

Gibson is dealing with a stiff back.


Kyle Gibson out, Anthony Swarzak in as Wednesday starter


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(7/23/2014) Twins starter Kyle Gibson has been scratched from his Wednesday start against visiting Cleveland due to back stiffness. Anthony Swarzak is set to move from the bullpen to replace him.

Swarzak has been a bit of a disappointment this season with a 4.34 ERA in 30 appearances. He posted a 2.91 ERA a year ago while working a major league-high 96 innings. The right-hander has been particularly poor against the Indians, who have battered him for five runs on nine hits in 1 2/3 innings in 2014.


Kyle Gibson scratched Wednesday with back issue


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/22/2014) Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson has been scratched from Wednesday's scheduled start due to lower back stiffness, FOXSportsNorth.com reports.

Gibson surrendered six runs in 6 1/3 innings during his first post-break start Friday. He owns a 4.19 ERA and 54:30 K:BB ratio in 107 1/3 innings.


Kyle Gibson knocked around Friday against Rays


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(7/18/2014) Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson had a rough outing Friday against the Rays.

Gibson gave up six runs on nine hits over 6 1/3 innings. He struck out one and walked one during the outing. Gibson ran into trouble in the third inning. After giving up two hits and a walk to load the bases, Gibson gave up a bases-clearing double to Evan Longoria. Ben Zobrist struck in the fifth inning, hitting a two-run shot of Gibson. In the seventh, Gibson allowed a single before he was taken out of the game. The run came around to score, and was charged to Gibson.

The loss drops Gibson to 8-8 on the season. His next start is slated to come against the Indians. 


Twins adjust rotation versus Rays


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(7/14/2014) The Twins adjusted their rotation for the first series after the All-Star break and will throw Kyle Gibson, Phil Hughes and Kevin Correia against the Rays, reports the Minneapolis Star Tribune. The team previously listed Correia ahead of Hughes in the rotation.

Twins set rotation beyond All-Star break


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(7/13/2014) The Twins announced their rotation for the three-game series starting Friday against the Rays. Kyle Gibson, Kevin Correia and Phil Hughes will face Tampa Bay, with the rest of the rotation still undetermined, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press.


Kyle Gibson tosses six scoreless innings in win Wednesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/10/2014) Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson earned a win Wednesday, surrendering seven hits and one walk in six scoreless innings while striking out three in his team's 8-1 victory over the Mariners.

Gibson (8-7) was removed after six innings despite throwing just 91 pitches and having an eight-run lead with which to work. He's delivered scoreless outings in five of his last nine starts. Gibson owns a 3.92 ERA and 53:29 K:BB ratio in 101 innings going into the All-Star break.


Kyle Gibson lasts just two innings again in loss


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(7/4/2014) Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson struggled through another brief start Friday, in a 6-5 loss to the Yankees.

Gibson accounted for all six runs in just two innings, though only five were earned. He allowed six hits and a walk in the game, with all six runs coming around to score without the benefit of a home run.

Gibson has lasted just two innings for the second time in three trips to the mound. He fell to 7-7 while his ERA rose to 4.17 with the loss. Gibson will try to end his slide when he takes on the Mariners Wednesday. 


Kyle Gibson pitches eight innings in win vs. Rangers


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/29/2014) Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson earned a win Sunday, giving up two earned runs on eight hits in eight innings while striking out three and walking none in his team's 3-2 victory over the Rangers.

Gibson (7-6) was able to get through the eighth inning with the score tied 2-2, and he was put in line for the win when the offense scored the go-ahead run in the ninth inning. It was a great rebound performance for the pitcher, who gave up seven runs in two innings in his last outing. He owns a 3.77 ERA and 50:27 K:BB ratio in 93 innings going into Friday's matchup with the Yankees.


Kyle Gibson hit hard as scoreless streak comes to a halt


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/25/2014) Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson's scoreless innings streak came to an end in a hurry Tuesday, in an 8-6 loss to the Angels.

Gibson, who had tossed seven scoreless innings in his previous three starts, was tagged immediately for five runs in the first inning. He ended up allowing seven runs in just two innings of work, on four hits and two walks, while striking out just one batter on 50 pitches in the loss.

Gibson fell back to .500 with the loss, as his record dropped to 6-6. His ERA also ballooned to 3.92, and he will try to get back on track in his next outing, set for Sunday in Texas.