Kyle Benjamin Gibson
Posted 24 April 2012 - 07:19 AM
Born 10/23/1987, Greenfield, IN
Drafted 2006 mlb draft, 36th round, Philadelphia. Chose to go to college, then drafted 1st round (22nd overall) of 2009 MLB draft by Minnesota.
Attended college at Missouri, majored in communications with an interest in sports broadcasting.
Minor league baseball
Aaron Gleeman’s #7 prospect
Posted 10 July 2012 - 08:29 AM
Posted 10 July 2012 - 08:48 AM
Big day for Kyle and the Twins today... For the first time since early last August, Kyle Gibson is on the mound in a game. He started for the Twins GCL team. In the first inning, he got a ground out. The second batter walked, but he erased him on a ground-ball double play.
Did they just run him out there for only the first inning?
Posted 10 July 2012 - 11:19 AM
The Twins need Gibson more than anyone else in their farm system right now. It's good to hear he's pitching in game situations again.
Seriously. To me (TM Ron Coomer), he's THE big wild card for next year. He'll be something like 20 months out from TJ surgery by Opening Day, so he should be "all the way back" physically. But I don't know what to expect when he wasn't really fully developed even before the surgery. But if he could be where he was "supposed" to be, boy would that be a HUGE help.
EDIT: Just looked and according to wikipedia he had his surgery in early November last year. I had thought it was August for some reason. So if wiki is accurate, he'll only be about 17 months out from surgery. Still "should" be all the way back by then, or very close, if all went and goes well.
Edited by CDog, 10 July 2012 - 11:30 AM.
Posted 10 July 2012 - 02:09 PM
If all goes well, the Twins hope Gibson will go to the Arizona Fall League.
I believe his TJ Surgery was in mid-September.
Yeah...weird. The wiki page says November 7 and references an article by Rhett Bollinger. I went to that article and it does, in fact, list that date as well. But that didn't seem right, and I have since found that the Star Tribune reported on September 8 that the surgery had been completed the day before. So hopefully this third try will get it right...Gibson will be a few days short of 19 months removed from surgery by Opening Day. Whew! Glad we got that settled!
Posted 19 August 2012 - 04:33 PM
If he pitches again FRI & WED (4 days rest) in Ft Myers, he could make the seasons final start for ROC on Labor Day Monday (Ft Myers done Sunday)
Probably what they will do if the weather holds out????
Posted 25 August 2012 - 04:37 PM
2nd inning...strike out first hitter on 3 pitches, line out, strikeout on 4 pitches....9 pitch inning
Edited by greengoblinrulz, 25 August 2012 - 04:40 PM.
Posted 25 August 2012 - 04:51 PM
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