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Mejia, Twins look to keep pace in Central

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 07:39:52 EDT

A pair of left-handers will face off in the rubber game at Target Field, with Detroit's Matthew Boyd opposing Minnesota's Adalberto Mejia on Sunday.



Twins hang on to beat Tigers after Gibson's gem

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 01:26:00 EDT

Early run support by the offense backed a solid showing from right-hander Kyle Gibson to ultimately help the Twins edge the Tigers, 6-5, on Saturday at Target Field. Minnesota staved off a late push by Detroit to snap its three-game losing streak to the American League Central rival.



Gibson has best outing of year against Tigers

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 00:47:02 EDT

It was the kind of performance the Twins had been hoping to see from Kyle Gibson all season, and it came just days after Minnesota was close to acquiring Atlanta's Jaime Garcia, which could've put Gibson's spot in the rotation in jeopardy.



Twins celebrate 30th anniversary of '87 team

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 19:58:46 EDT

The Twins celebrated the 30th anniversary of their 1987 World Series title with a special pregame ceremony before Saturday's game against the Tigers at Target Field.



Perkins pitches in Minors game, strikes out 2

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 19:20:34 EDT

Twins left-hander Glen Perkins took an important step in his recovery from last year's shoulder labrum surgery, pitching in a game for the first time since April 10, 2016.



Adrianza's 2 RBIs, Sano's 2 hits not enough

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 01:56:16 EDT

Victor Martinez recorded his first multihomer game of the year to back right-hander Anibal Sanchez and lead the Tigers to a 6-3 win against the Twins on Friday night at Target Field.



Twins seek more consistency from Santana

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 01:24:01 EDT

There's no doubt that right-hander Ervin Santana was the Twins' much-needed ace in the first half, rightfully earning his second All-Star Game appearance.



Twins' Top 30 prospects list

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:59:33 EDT

Who do the Twins have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Minnesota's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.



Twins unveil Kelly statue outside Target Field

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:11:38 EDT

With the Twins celebrating the 30th anniversary of their first World Series title this weekend, the organization officially unveiled a statue outside of Target Field honoring long-time manager Tom Kelly, who guided them to World Series championships in '87 and '91.



Braves shopping Garcia after talks with Twins

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:03:51 EDT

The Braves continue to engage other trade partners for left-hander Jaime Garcia after having extensive discussions with the Twins on Thursday night without reaching a deal.



Twins ride 6-run 2nd, Berrios to win vs. Yanks

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 17:42:38 EDT

ose Berrios threw 6 2/3 strong innings and Miguel Sano crushed a three-run homer as part of a six-run second inning to lift the Twins to a 6-1 win over the Yankees on Wednesday, marking their first series victory over New York in Minnesota since 2008. It was also the first series win for the Twins over the Yankees since '14.



Rock solid: Granite sparks rally with 1st RBIs

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 19:03:11 EDT

Zack Granite admitted the time since being called up to the Twins has been one of the craziest periods of his life.



Bartolo mulling future, focused on contributing

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 17:13:41 EDT

Despite an ESPN report that Twins right-hander Bartolo Colon is mulling retirement, sources close to the 20-year veteran told MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez that Colon is focused on contributing to the Twins.



Buxton, Santiago making progress after injuries

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:26:34 EDT

Twins manager Paul Molitor said center fielder Byron Buxton and left-hander Hector Santiago are making progress with their injuries, with Buxton on track to potentially be activated as soon as next Tuesday, while Santiago threw a bullpen session with no issues on Tuesday.



Wade blasts grand slam for Chattanooga

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 01:16:53 EDT

Astros prospects Daz Cameron and Ronnie Dawson put up monster numbers to help lead Class A Quad Cities to a 20-3 win over Lansing on Wednesday night. The duo combined to go 6-for-9 with two triples, three home runs, four runs scored and eight RBIs on a night where everything went right for the River Bandits' offense.



Sano homers, but Twins drop Colon's debut

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 02:41:18 EDT

Didi Gregorius homered as part of a five-run fifth inning, pushing the Yankees past the Twins, 6-3, on Tuesday at Target Field. New York evened the series with the victory and is now 11-3 in its last 14 meetings with Minnesota.



Promising early on, Colon falters in Twins debut

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 01:02:36 EDT

For three innings, Bartolo Colon looked like the All-Star he was with the Mets last season when he located his two-seamers on the corners and finished with the lowest walks-per-nine-innings rate in the National League. But it began to unravel for him in the fourth and fifth innings en route to a 6-3 loss to the Yankees on Tuesday night at Target Field.



With Bartolo up, Hughes to 60-day DL

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 19:17:23 EDT

In order to make room on the 40- and 25-man rosters for Bartolo Colon and Craig Breslow, Minnesota placed Phil Hughes on the 60-day DL with a recurrence of thoracic outlet syndrome symptoms. Hughes may or may not have surgery, but his season is most likely over.



Bartolo fans Judge using veteran trickery

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 22:00:51 EDT

In Twins debut, Bartolo Colon struck out Aaron Judge



Twins host national PLAY campaign

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:59:06 EDT

At the same time Twins head athletic trainer Dave Pruemer introduced himself in the home dugout, behind him Target Field was being engulfed by heavy storm. It would have been easy for the weather to damper the spirits of the Blaine Bengals, a nearby 13U travel team, on Tuesday morning.



Buxton named Heart and Hustle Award winner

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:04:11 EDT

The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association revealed the 30 preliminary winners of the 2017 Heart and Hustle Award on Tuesday. The honor is the only one voted on by former players, and is bestowed each year upon the active player who most represents a passion for the game of baseball, and best embodies the values, spirit and tradition of the game.



Twins rally late, Kintzler gets 26th save

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 02:13:22 EDT

Pinch-hitter Eduardo Escobar delivered a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning, while Eddie Rosario added two RBIs, including an RBI double in the eighth, to help the Twins to a 4-2 win over the Yankees in the series opener on Monday night at Target Field.



Kintzler's 'rain save' closes good night for 'pen

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 01:32:40 EDT

Twins right-hander Brandon Kintzler kept his focus on home plate, even as the rain poured down on the All-Star closer.



Twins bash 2 HRs but drop finale to Astros

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 19:06:46 EDT

It didn't much matter that the top seven batters in the Astros' order produced no RBIs and Carlos Correa was absent, given a day of rest. Houston had Norichika Aoki and Jake Marisnick backing up a superb seven innings from starter Mike Fiers in Sunday's series-clinching 5-3 win over the Twins.



Adrianza comes up big in Twins' loss to Astros

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 18:58:39 EDT

The Twins fell to the Astros, 5-3, on Sunday but Ehire Adrianza came up big, especially when his upper-deck solo shot off Houston starter Mike Fiers with one out in the third inning gave Minnesota a temporary lead.



Ervin the escape artist denies Astros

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 00:21:23 EDT

Ervin Santana excelled in limiting the damage in a 4-2 Minnesota win over Houston on Saturday, twice pitching out of bases-loaded jams,



Twins snap 7-game losing streak to Astros

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 00:50:21 EDT

After a soft comebacker ricocheted off the glove of Astros reliever Tony Sipp, Eddie Rosario stretched what would have been a routine double play into a double and secured the Twins' 4-2 win on Saturday at Minute Maid Park.



Mauer activated; Buxton placed on DL

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 19:11:17 EDT

The Twins swapped members of their lineup on Saturday, reinstating Joe Mauer from the 10-day disabled list while placing Byron Buxton on the 10-day DL with a left groin strain.



Twins can't recover after Berrios falters early

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 02:38:40 EDT

Every Astros starter had a hit, including three from Marwin Gonzalez and two apiece from Jose Altuve, Carlos Beltran and Josh Reddick, as Houston continued its assault on Twins pitching with a 10-5 win in the series opener on Friday night at Minute Maid Park.



Torii once played catch with young Springer

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 13:39:24 EDT

Torii Hunter played catch with young George Springer



Dozier sets Twins record for leadoff homers

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 01:22:34 EDT

On the second pitch of Friday's series-opening loss to Houston, Brian Dozier clubbed a leadoff home run. It was his 21st career leadoff shot, surpassing Jacque Jones' 20 for the most in Twins history.



Inbox: Will Twins be Trade Deadline players?

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 14:00:00 EDT

Will the Twins be making any significant moves before the Trade Deadline? Beat reporter Rhett Bollinger answers this question and more in his latest Inbox.



Twins not all-in, but target long-term upgrades

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 10:52:24 EDT

The Twins find themselves in an interesting position heading into the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, as they were expected to be sellers, but have played well enough to remain in contention in both the American League Central and the two AL Wild Card spots.



Young, athletic Twins surprise in 1st half

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:00:00 EDT

After finishing last season with the worst record in the Majors, the Twins weren't expected to compete this year. Yet they've been one of the biggest surprises in baseball, and they are within striking distance of the first-place Indians at the All-Star break.



Day after Derby, Sano drives in ASG's 1st run

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 01:13:16 EDT

One day after his runner-up finish in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby, Twins third baseman Miguel Sano continued to elevate his national profile, delivering an RBI single in the fifth inning of the American League's 2-1 win in the 2017 All-Star Game presented by Mastercard on Tuesday night at Marlins Park.