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TWINS: Blackburn projected starter for home opener

Published 03/31/2012, Star Tribune (Minneapolis)/ MCT

Four-fifths of the Twins rotation appears to be set. And three-fifths of the rotation has worrisome issues. After Nick Blackburn held Boston to two runs over five innings Friday, Twins pitching coach Rick Anderson said the righthander’s next outing will be the exhibition game Wednesday against the Class A Fort Myers Miracle. Anderson took things one step further. “Figure the math,” he said. “Five days after that, when he’s throwing again? The home opener.” That’s April 9 at Target Field vs. the Angels.

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