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Twins option Berrios after return from Classic

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:48:07 EDT

The Twins optioned right-hander Jose Berrios to Triple-A Rochester on Saturday, as they didn't believe he had enough time to get stretched out to start after being used sparingly in the World Baseball Classic.



Foot injury may hurt Vargas' roster chances

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:43:24 EDT

Kennys Vargas will get a second opinion on his left foot after taking a foul ball off it on Saturday, and his roster chances appear hurt as a result, leaving ByungHo Park as the favorite to be the Twins' Opening Day designated hitter.



Field homers, Santiago solid against Orioles

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:52:45 EDT

A trio of homers led the Orioles to a 6-1 win over the Twins in front of a sellout crowd of 8,171 at Ed Smith Stadium on Saturday night.



MLB.TV is counting down to Opening Day

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:59:24 EDT

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Santiago works on offspeed pitches in latest outing

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:25:58 EDT

Hector Santiago made his first start since March 5 -- after having two relief appearances for Team Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic -- and the Twins left-hander made a concerted effort to mix in his off-speed pitches in a 6-3 loss to the Orioles on Saturday night.



Santana returns with 6 K's in tie with Orioles

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:10:31 EDT

Trey Mancini hit a three-run homer and Chris Johnson hit a solo shot to help the Orioles mount a late comeback and force a 5-5 tie with the Twins on Friday night at Hammond Stadium.



Ervin on track for Twins after WBC '17 run

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:50:03 EDT

Twins right-hander Ervin Santana was solid in his second-to-last start before his projected Opening Day outing against the Royals on April 3, tossing four strong innings against the Orioles on Friday.



Puerto Rico crew rejoins Twins from Classic

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:30:16 EDT

Kennys Vargas returned to the lineup as designated hitter and Eddie Rosario started in left field against the Orioles, while left-hander Hector Santiago will start against Baltimore on Saturday night. The Twins are still deciding on a plan for right-hander Jose Berrios.



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.



Chargois optioned, likely to close at Triple-A

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:03:38 EDT

Hard-throwing right-hander J.T. Chargois, competing for a spot in the Twins' bullpen, was optioned to Triple-A Rochester on Friday after struggling in recent outings.



Mom's advice gave Buxton boost he needed

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:27:50 EDT

As Byron Buxton learned last year, sometimes the best scouts don't even work in baseball.



Tepesch, Haley stretch out for starter's spot

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:40:18 EDT

Although they're both on the periphery of the competition for the fifth spot in the rotation, Twins right-handers Nick Tepesch and Justin Haley were both stretched out against the Phillies in a 4-2 win on Thursday.



Field plus defense a winning formula for Twins

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:36:45 EDT

Baserunning mistakes hampered the Phillies offensive attack, but Aaron Nola rebounded in his longest start of the spring in a 4-2 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Thursday at Spectrum Field.



Hughes moving on from rocky outing

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:49:07 EDT

Twins right-hander Phil Hughes struggled through his toughest outing of the spring on Wednesday against the Astros at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches.



Fantasy Player Preview: Dominate your draft

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:59:47 EDT

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Molitor making most out of long bus trips

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:16:49 EDT

With games at West Palm Beach on Wednesday, Clearwater on Thursday, and Sarasota in a couple of days, it's a challenge for Twins manager Paul Molitor to get all he can from these Spring Training games.



May undergoes Tommy John surgery

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:19:08 EDT

Twins right-hander Trevor May had Tommy John surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and was placed on the 60-day disabled list on Wednesday.



Hughes struggles in rough start vs. Astros

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:20:26 EDT

George Springer and Yulieski Gurriel blasted first-inning homers, and Dallas Keuchel allowed two runs and five hits in five innings to lead the Astros to an 8-4 win over the Twins on Wednesday afternoon at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches.



'Comfortable' Park putting past behind him

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:17:58 EDT

As a youngster trying to justify himself as a first-round pick of his hometown LG Twins in Seoul, ByungHo Park would often take batting practice until his hands bled, according to reporters who covered him in South Korea.



Pipeline report: Prospects in Twins' camp

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:29:55 EDT

Every Spring Training, prospects get a chance to show what they can do as they prepare for the season ahead. Some are competing for jobs in big league camps, others are prepping for the season as they vie for spots at Minor League affiliates up and down a team's system. MLBPipeline.com will be visiting all 30 camps this spring. Today, we check in on the Minnesota Twins.



Q&A with Twins prospect Lachlan Wells

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:30:09 EDT

As part of MLBPipeline.com's visit to all 30 Spring Training facilities, we'll be sitting down with prospects and getting to know them a little better. At Twins camp, it was No. 26 prospect Lachlan Wells.



Twins will put O'Rourke on DL to start season

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:30:23 EDT

Twins left-handed reliever Ryan O'Rourke was diagnosed with a strained left flexor pronator mass in his forearm near his elbow, and he will open the season on the 10-day disabled list, general manager Thad Levine said Tuesday.



Vogelsong requests, gets release

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:05:32 EDT

Veteran right-hander Ryan Vogelsong, who was competing for the fifth spot in the Twins' rotation, asked for and was granted his release on Tuesday, manager Paul Molitor said. Additionally, the Twins sent relievers Jake Reed and Raul Fernandez to Minor League camp, leaving 45 players -- including 22 pitchers -- in Major League camp.



Gibson sharp; Twins score 5 in the 8th vs. Phils

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:42:17 EDT

Right-hander Jake Thompson threw three scoreless innings, Freddy Galvis hit his first homer of the spring and the Phillies rallied late with a go-ahead RBI single from Odubel Herrera in the ninth in a 9-5 win over the Twins on Tuesday at Hammond Stadium.



Duffey, Mejia flaunt command, consistency

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:19:00 EDT

Fifth-starter candidates Tyler Duffey and Adalberto Mejia both improved their cases with strong showings against the Blue Jays in the Twins' 8-2 win on Monday.



LED lighting installed at Target Field

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:28:46 EDT

The Twins became the fifth Major League team to install LED lighting at their ballpark, as the power management company Eaton completed its installation of Ephesus LED lights on Monday.



Park, Sano homer in Duffey's scoreless outing

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:56:26 EDT

First baseman ByungHo Park hit a towering two-run homer, abruptly ending the scoreless spring of left-hander Francisco Liriano and leading the Twins to an 8-2 victory against the Blue Jays on Monday at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium.



Grossman out 5-7 days with groin tightness

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:24:41 EDT

Twins outfielder Robbie Grossman is expected to be out five to seven days with tightness in his right groin suffered while diving for a ball in Sunday's game against the Red Sox, manager Paul Molitor said Monday.



Haley learning from interesting situation

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 19:05:12 EDT

Twins Rule 5 pick Justin Haley faced his toughest test yet on Sunday, and it came against his original organization, the Red Sox, which he admitted was a little bit of a weird experience.



Jay moving from rotation to bullpen

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 15:43:24 EDT

Twins top pitching prospect Tyler Jay will move to the bullpen this season after being converted to a starter last year after being selected with the No. 6 overall pick in the 2015 MLB Draft.



Bats come to life in 13-8 victory over Boston

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 17:26:19 EDT

The Twins rode a balanced attack led by Eduardo Escobar, Benji Gonzalez and Ben Paulsen en route to a 13-8 victory over the Red Sox in a Sunday slugfest at JetBlue Park.



Falvey's eye for pitching key for Twins

Sat, 18 Mar 2017 14:01:40 EDT

Derek Falvey had one foot out the door while fully engaged in his job last fall. He couldn't be in two places at one time, but he was doing two jobs at the same time.



Vargas sets new Statcast standard for Twins

Sat, 18 Mar 2017 21:41:34 EDT

Kennys Vargas spent the majority of last season at Triple-A, but the switch-hitter also showed off his slugging ability in the big leagues, smacking 10 home runs in 47 games for the Twins.



Gordon among eight Twins sent to Minors

Sat, 18 Mar 2017 17:43:46 EDT

The Twins made eight roster moves on Saturday -- including reassigning top prospect Nick Gordon to Minor League camp -- leaving 48 players in big league camp, including 16 non-roster players.



Kintzler is key for Twins bullpen success

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 17:58:39 EDT

Twins manager Paul Molitor should have plenty of solid options out of the bullpen this season. If 2016 was any indication, he is going to need them.