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STRIKING OUT MISCONCEPTIONS ON THE 2020 SEASON

February 19, 2020

Sevierville, TN - As spring training begins, all Appalachian League teams are preparing for the 2020 season as planned. Out of the 10-team league, three Boyd Sports teams are being impacted by the misunderstandings of the League's 2020 playing status. The Johnson City Cardinals, Greeneville Reds, and Elizabethton Twins will

Appalachian League Releases 2019 Community Report

League contributions exceeded $2.3 million for 2019 calendar year
January 22, 2020

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The Appalachian League today announced it surpassed $2.3 million in charitable contributions for the 2019 calendar year. The multi-million dollar figure is a culmination of all community involvement from the ten teams in the Advanced-Rookie league, as well as efforts from the Appalachian League office. "As a

Twins Announce 2020 Coaching Staff

January 10, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN - The Minnesota Twins announced today that their minor league managerial and coaching positions have been filled for the 2020 season. Of note, all seven affiliates will have two pitching coaches, one of whom is bilingual (English and Spanish), while the top three levels will employ five-person

E-TWINS 2019 SEASON ENDS WITH 7-3 LOSS TO GREENEVILLE

August 28, 2019

ELIZABETHTON, TN - While the Elizabethton Twins needed a win to push their 2019 record over .500, the Greeneville Reds overpowered them in Wednesday's season-ending 7-3 loss.The Reds struck Ryley Widell for four runs in six innings and added three more off Frandy Torres, creating a lead that was too

STRONG PITCHING AND FOURTH INNING RALLY PROPEL TWINS TO 3-1 WIN OVER REDS

August 27, 2019

ELIZABETHTON, TN - After the Elizabethton Twins' first shutout win of the season Monday, the team's strong pitching continued into Tuesday, as the Greeneville Reds were held to one run and six hits and the Twins came out on top 3-1.Brent Headrick started and pitched two scoreless innings, striking out

LAWERYSON STRIKES OUT 15 IN 1-0 VICTORY OVER GREENEVILLE

August 26, 2019

ELIZABETHTON, TN - For the first time in 2019, the Elizabethton Twins recorded a shutout victory, topping the Greeneville Reds 1-0 behind 20 combined strikeouts from Cody Laweryson and Owen Griffith. It was also the first time this season the Twins won while scoring less than three runs.Laweryson dazzled through

E-TWINS CAN'T COMPLETE SWEEP, FALL TO D-BRAVES 7-1

August 25, 2019

ELIZABETHTON, TN - The Elizabethton Twins entered Sunday looking to even their record at .500 but could not, as the Danville Braves scored in the first and controlled the game all night long, topping the Twins 7-1.Andriu Marin started for the Twins and held Danville to just two runs on

E-TWINS MOVE TO 6-0 ON FIREWORKS NIGHTS WITH LATE RALLY AGAINST D-BRAVES

August 24, 2019

ELIZABETHTON, TN - Seth Gray's two-RBI double won Friday's game for the Elizabethton Twins, then his two-run home run in the eighth inning Saturday pushed the Twins ahead again, leading to a 4-2 win over the Danville Braves. The comeback also moved the E-Twins to 6-0 on fireworks nights at

TWINS END BACK-AND FORTH GAME WITH 6-5 WALK-OFF WIN OVER BRAVES

August 23, 2019

ELIZABETHTON, TN - Friday's game between the Elizabethton Twins and Danville Braves saw the lead change four times, but the night ended in Elizabethton's favor, with a 6-5 walk-off win.The Twins used four pitchers in a bullpen game, beginning with Owen Griffith, who threw two scoreless frames with three strikeouts.

TWINS WIN BIG IN SEASON SERIES FINALE WITH JOHNSON CITY

August 23, 2019

JOHNSON CITY, TN - Thursday night's game was one of the most complete games the Elizabethton Twins played all season. Every hitter in the lineup recorded at least one hit, starter Ryley Widell pitched six strong innings and the Twins beat the Johnson City Cardinals 14-4.For the first time in

E-TWINS LOSE LEAD IN 8TH, FALL 3-2 TO CARDINALS

August 21, 2019

JOHNSON CITY, TN - While the Elizabethton Twins scored in the third inning and controlled most of the game, the Johnson City Cardinals scored twice in the bottom of the eighth, holding on in the ninth to win 3-2.Brent Headrick made his pro debut Wednesday at TVA Credit Union Ballpark,

TWINS SNAP SKID WITH 11-INNING WIN IN PRINCETON

August 20, 2019

PRINCETON, WV - After nearly a week of struggles at the plate, the Elizabethton Twins connected for three home runs Tuesday and drove in runs when needed in extras, beating the Princeton Rays in 11 innings, 7-6.Cody Laweryson started the back-and-forth affair, going five innings and giving up three runs

TWINS FALL BEHIND EARLY AND CAN'T COME BACK IN 8-2 LOSS TO RAYS

August 19, 2019

PRINCETON, WV - The Princeton Rays struck Andriu Marin for seven runs over the first three innings, creating too much of a lead from the Elizabethton Twins to climb back from in Monday's 8-2 loss.Princeton struck for five in the second, two in the third and one more in the

E-TWINS DROP FIFTH STRAIGHT WITH 4-2 LOSS TO PRINCETON

August 18, 2019

PRINCETON, WV - The Princeton Rays scored in the first inning and didn't look back, only surrendering two runs to the Elizabethton Twins in Sunday's 4-2 loss.Starter Ben Gross threw five bumpy innings, allowing four runs (three earned) on nine hits with just two strikeouts. Yancarlos Baez and Steven Cruz

TWINS LOSE FOURTH STRAIGHT AS BRAVES WALK OFF FOR SWEEP

August 17, 2019

DANVILLE, VA - For the first time in their series with the Danville Braves, the Elizabethton Twins held a lead, scoring in the second, just to lose it in the eighth and see the Braves walk off in the 10th inning, 3-2.Trevor Jensen, who did not record an official at-bat,

E-TWINS BATS GO NEAR SILENT IN 2-1 LOSS TO D-BRAVES

August 16, 2019

DANVILLE, VA - While the Danville Braves didn't score after their two-run first inning, the Elizabethton Twins were only able to strike once, as a single run in the sixth was the extent of their offense in Friday's 2-1 loss.Ryley Widell struggled in the first, surrendering two runs on three

E-TWINS COME BACK LATE, BUT D-BRAVES WALK OFF 4-3

August 15, 2019

DANVILLE, VA - The Elizabethton Twins trailed the Danville Braves for seven innings, tying the game in the eighth, but falling in the ninth on a walk-off infield single 4-3.Elizabethton starter Sawyer Gipson-Long was strong through his first four, allowing an unearned run on three hits and an error. He

E-TWINS FALL TO YANKEES 1-0 IN RAIN-SHORTENED GAME

August 13, 2019

ELIZABETHTON, TN - The Elizabethton Twins outhit the Pulaski Yankees 3-2, but stranded nine runners in Tuesday's game, falling 1-0.The lone Pulaski run came in the top of the fourth inning when Yankee left fielder Ryder Green scored from third on an errant throw by Twins catcher Janigson Villalobos, trying

PHILLIPS HOMER AND MARIN START PUSH TWINS PAST YANKEES 4-2

August 12, 2019

ELIZABETHTON, TN - A three-run home run from Parker Phillips in the third inning and six stellar innings from starter Andriu Marin led the Elizabethton Twins to victory Monday night, beating the Pulaski Yankees 4-2.While the Yankees struck first, scoring a run on two hits and two errors in the

E-TWINS CAN'T PUSH PAST YANKEES IN 7-4 LOSS

August 11, 2019

ELIZABETHTON, TN - Both times the Pulaski Yankees scored, the Elizabethton Twins countered with two runs in the bottom of the inning. Neither time, however, the Twins could score more than the Yankees just had, falling 7-4 Sunday evening.Pulaski struck Ben Gross for four runs in the first inning on

TWINS FALL TO CARDINALS 8-7 IN BACK-AND-FORTH AFFAIR

August 9, 2019

ELIZABETHTON, TN - With a share of first place on the line for the Elizabethton Twins, the E-Twins battled back and forth Friday night with the Johnson City Cardinals but fell 8-7.In his ninth start of the season, Ryley Widell struggled, allowing four runs on three hits and three walks

STRONG START CARRIES E-TWINS TO 13-7 VICTORY OVER CARDINALS

August 11, 2019

ELIZABETHTON, TN - With two outs in the bottom of the first inning, the Elizabethton Twins sent eight batters to the plate, scored six runs and held a strong lead for the rest of the game, beating the Johnson City Cardinals 13-7 Saturday night.After Matt Wallner singled, Parker Phillips connected

TWINS TOP CARDINALS IN EXTRAS 7-6

August 8, 2019

JOHNSON CITY, TN - For the fifth time in 2019, the Elizabethton Twins played extra innings and for the fourth time in those five games, the E-Twins came out on top, beating the Johnson City Cardinals 7-6 in 10 innings.Thursday night's battle was a back-and-forth game in the purest form

E-TWINS WIN SEASON SERIES WITH K-METS IN 6-3 VICTORY

August 7, 2019

Kingsport, TN - A solid night of offense, defense and pitching led the Elizabethton Twins to a 6-3 win over the Kingsport Mets, to finish the season series. Going into the game, the E-Twins and K-Mets were tied 4-4 but with tonight's win, the Twins beat out the Mets for

E-TWINS LOSE BACK-AND-FORTH GAME ON K-METS WALK-OFF

August 6, 2019

Kingsport, TN - The Elizabethton Twins and Kingsport Mets traded blows Tuesday night, with the Twins jumping out to a 4-0 lead, Kingsport striking for seven and the Twins taking the lead once again in the seventh. The K-Mets had the last laugh, however, scoring two in the bottom of