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Twins erupt for 6 HRs to back Ervin's effort

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:20:42 EDT

The Twins hit six homers to overcome a three-run deficit and back right-hander Ervin Santana in a 10-3 win over the D-backs in Friday night's Interleague series opener at Target Field.



Statcast of the Day: Buxton's inside-the-parker

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 01:08:37 EDT

It's no secret that Byron Buxton is one of MLB's fastest players, and he showed it with the second inside-the-park homer of his career, rounding the bases in an astounding 13.85 seconds.



Carew, donor's family reunite on Donor Day

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 19:50:02 EDT

Mary Reuland admitted that it was the most difficult phone call she has ever made in her life. Last December, exactly one day after Konrad Reuland's funeral, Mary Reuland started gathering information and making the connection that her son's organs had been donated to Hall of Famer Rod Carew. Shortly after, Mary decided to give Rod's wife, Rhonda, a call, in hopes they could meet.



Sano favors 'Boqueton' for Players Weekend

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 03:00:02 EDT

Ever since he was a kid in the Dominican Republic, Miguel Sano has always been noticeable on the baseball field. Sano likes to have fun, and can be a bit of a character, leading to his nickname, "Boqueton," which roughly translates to "Big Mouth."



Gardenhire thrilled to be back in Twin Cities

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:27:57 EDT

D-backs bench coach Ron Gardenhire, a former Twins manager, sat on top of a bench and fielded questions from reporters before the series opener against Minnesota on Friday.



Called up for first time, Garver feels 'blessed'

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 19:22:40 EDT

Twins catcher Mitch Garver was the first player to arrive at Target Field on Friday. Garver, 26, wanted to soak it all in, as he stepped into the home clubhouse before to the series opener against Arizona. He looked around at all the name plaques on the wall before stumbling on his own atop his first Major League locker.



Berrios out to get back on track vs. D-backs

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:07:27 EDT

The Twins and D-backs continue a three-game Interleague clash at Target Field on Saturday, with Minnesota right-hander Jose Berrios slated to oppose Arizona ace righty Zack Greinke.



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.



Kepler's late homer helps Twins split twin bill

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:35:17 EDT

Max Kepler was not in the Twins' starting lineup for Thursday's nightcap of a twin bill against the Indians. An injury forced him into the mix and Kepler's late go-ahead home run fueled a 4-2 victory, which ended Cleveland's six-game winning streak and run of 10 straight wins at Target Field.



Slegers gives Twins what they need in nightcap

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:59:55 EDT

Right-hander Aaron Slegers handed the ball to Minnesota manager Paul Molitor and headed straight to the dugout, as he attempted to shield his facial expression under his cap in the seventh inning on Thursday.



Grossman hits DL with fractured left thumb

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:20:12 EDT

The Twins placed outfielder Robbie Grossman on the disabled list with a fractured left thumb following a split doubleheader with the Indians on Thursday at Target Field.



Twins set to participate in fun Players Weekend

Wed, 9 Aug 2017 14:50:00 EDT

Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association are introducing the inaugural Players Weekend from Aug. 25-27, when all players will wear colorful, non-traditional uniforms featuring alternate designs, and Twins players are excited for the chance to show off their personalities to the fans.



Buxton homers in loss as 'pen allows 4-run 8th

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:27:38 EDT

Yan Gomes takes pride in prioritizing defense, making anything he does in the batter's box a bonus for the Indians. In the opener of a doubleheader against the Twins on Thursday, the catcher came up big on both fronts, helping Cleveland to a 9-3 win at Target Field.



Perkins returns from DL, records an out in 9th

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:48:55 EDT

When left-hander Glen Perkins strolled into the Twins clubhouse Thursday morning, he saw something he hadn't seen in 16 months -- his name on the lineup sheet.



Sano working to raise his game, hits off tee

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:35:29 EDT

One day after making arguably his best defensive play of the season, Miguel Sano found himself putting in the early offensive work at Target Field.



Twin thrillings: Sano, Buxton dazzle on D

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 01:46:14 EDT

It's a play that Twins third baseman Miguel Sano has practiced routinely throughout the season. At last, during an 8-1 loss to the Indians on Tuesday night, Sano got a chance to pull it off in game action.



Colon, Twins burned by HRs in loss to Tribe

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 01:50:01 EDT

Danny Salazar continued his second-half resurgence, and Carlos Santana led a five-homer attack with a pair of blasts to power the Indians to an 8-1 victory over the Twins on Tuesday night in the opener of a key series between American League Central contenders.



Top pick Lewis adjusting well to pro ball

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:01:21 EDT

The following is an excerpt from this week's Pipeline Podcast, in which Tim McMaster, Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo talk with Royce Lewis, the No. 1 pick from the 2017 Draft. To listen to the show in its entirety, go to the MLB Pipeline Podcast page.



Gonsalves spins a gem for Rochester

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 01:18:55 EDT

The hits just keep coming for Jahmai Jones. The Angels' No. 2 prospect extended his hitting streak to 18 games on Tuesday with a leadoff double in Class A Advanced Inland Empire's 2-0 win over Lake Elsinore. He also hit a single and walked once in the contest, finishing 2-for-4 at the plate.



Inbox: Who are Twins turning to as 5th starter?

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:54:49 EDT

What's the Twins' immediate solution to fill their fifth-starter spot? Beat reporter Rhett Bollinger answers this and more in the latest Inbox.



Rosario parlays hot stretch to AL POW honors

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:07:53 EDT

Eddie Rosario was named the American League Player of the Week on Monday, catching fire over a stretch during which the Twins won seven of eight.



Gordon notches five hits for Chattanooga

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 01:49:29 EDT

Alex Verdugo's hot streak continued as he hit his sixth homer of the season and drove in three runs in Triple-A Oklahoma City's 9-4 win over Round Rock on Monday night.



Buxton's bat, early HRs lift Twins over Tigers

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 19:23:04 EDT

The Twins avoided another tough defeat against the Tigers, bouncing back thanks to a go-ahead RBI single from Byron Buxton in the eighth inning in a 6-4 win on Sunday at Comerica Park.



Finale win highlights Twins' resilience

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 18:32:06 EDT

After their 12-11 loss to the Tigers that saw them blow a late five-run lead on Saturday, the Twins remained adamant they'd put the loss behind them and moved on.



GM Levine says Twins active on waiver wire

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 13:21:42 EDT

Since being sellers prior to the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, sending closer Brandon Kintzler to the Nationals and lefty Jaime Garcia to the Yankees, the Twins have been playing well enough to find themselves back in postseason contention.



Rooker makes Pipeline Team of the Week

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 14:02:30 EDT

MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Team of the Week honors the best performances from the previous seven days. Any Minor Leaguer currently on an organization Top 30 Prospects list on our Prospect Watch is eligible.



Bullpen of the Week: Twins

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 03:34:44 EDT

One of the biggest reasons for the Twins' recent resurgence has been the exemplary work of their relief pitchers, and that trend continued as Minnesota earned the honor of "MLB Bullpen of the Week presented by The Hartford."



Dozier participates in beat reporter's Inbox

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 03:37:06 EDT

Dozier participates in beat reporter's Inbox



Twins hit 3 homers but bullpen stumbles late

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 04:42:17 EDT

Justin Upton flung the ball into the air and the bat out of his hands as his second walk-off homer of the year lifted Detroit to a 12-11 win over Minnesota at Comerica Park on Saturday night. The home run was part of a six-run comeback Detroit compiled over the final three innings to stun the hot-hitting Twins.



Belisle can't hold the lead in tough loss

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 23:57:49 EDT

The Twins appeared well on their way to extending their season-long win streak to seven games, leading by five runs in the seventh behind a bullpen that had posted a Major League-best 1.01 ERA since closer Brandon Kintzler was traded to the Nationals on July 31.