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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:27:25 EDTSaturday's game between the Kansas City Royals and Minnesota Twins has been postponed due to rain. The game has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 1 at 7:35 p.m. CT as the second game of a split doubleheader.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 00:24:15 EDTIt's becoming more and more apparent that Miguel Sano is developing into the powerful slugger the Twins hoped he'd become after a bit of a sophomore slump last year following a breakout rookie season.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:46:55 EDTAfter Saturday's game was rained out, the Twins will look to continue their early-season success against the Royals on Sunday, when right-hander Phil Hughes starts opposite Kansas City right-hander Jason Hammel. Both starters were pushed back a day after the postponed game, which will be made up as part of a split doubleheader on July 1.
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 00:42:03 EDTMiguel Sano and Joe Mauer hit back-to-back two-run doubles in a four-run eighth inning as the Twins rallied for a 6-4 win Friday night over the Royals, who lost their eighth straight game.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:21:00 EDTFrancisco Mejia has already piled up plenty of hits for Double-A Akron this season, but it wasn't until Friday night that the Indians' No. 2 prospect entered the home run column, connecting on a solo shot in the ninth inning of the RubberDucks' 6-1 win over Bowie.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 00:35:54 EDTHome-plate umpire CB Bucknor left the Twins' 6-4 victory over the Royals Friday night in the eighth inning after being hit in the facemask by a foul tip from Minnesota third baseman Miguel Sano.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:59:33 EDTWho 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.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:32:18 EDTThe Twins recalled left-hander Buddy Boshers from Triple-A Rochester on Friday, as left-hander Hector Santiago was placed on the bereavement list after the death of his grandmother.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:05:14 EDTErvin Santana leads the Majors in ERA, but how much of that is good performance and how much of that is good luck? Using Statcast, we can show that Santana has induced so much poor contact that he's legitimately earned his great stat line.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:31:33 EDTMiguel Sano has been carrying the offense, and youngsters Jorge Polanco and Max Kepler have contributed. There are plenty of questions about this team, however, which leads us to this week's Twins Inbox.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:25:38 EDTRyan Rua hit his first career grand slam in an eight-run eighth inning to help cap off the Rangers' 14-3 comeback win over the Twins.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:06:03 EDTOne of the steadier bullpens in baseball suddenly became extremely wild in the sixth inning Wednesday night, as the Twins missed a chance to sweep the Rangers in a 14-3 loss.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:29:45 EDTHector Santiago started Wednesday's game against the Rangers with the memory of his late grandmother on his mind.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:12:42 EDTMiguel Sano put on a showcase performance at the plate and on the diamond Tuesday in the Twins' 8-1 victory over the Rangers, hitting a soaring homer that started a huge inning and making some nifty plays at third base.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:15:17 EDTTwins pitcher Ervin Santana continues to build on one of the best starts to a season in his career, holding the Rangers to one run over seven innings in an 8-1 victory at Globe Life Park on Tuesday.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:24:23 EDTRelievers Ryan O'Rourke and Trevor May both saw Rangers team physician Dr. Keith Meister on Tuesday. O'Rourke got disappointing news -- the lefty will need to undergo Tommy John surgery -- while May had a positive post-op follow-up with the orthopedist who performed his Tommy John surgery in late March.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:34:28 EDTBrian Dozier hit a three-run double off Rangers starter Martin Perez and the Twins made it stand up with a 3-2 victory on Monday night at Globe Life Park. The Twins had lost seven of nine at home before opening their six-game road trip with a win and snapping the Rangers' four-game winning streak.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:12:31 EDTTwins second baseman Brian Dozier seemed surprised when told, after Monday's 3-2 victory over the Rangers, that his team had drawn more walks than any other MLB team entering Monday.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:37:42 EDTThe Twins will appeal the one-game suspension Major League Baseball imposed on third baseman Miguel Sano for his aggressive actions in Saturday's game against the Tigers in Detroit.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:33:30 EDTSitting in the relatively foreign environs of the visitors' dugout at Globe Life Park, Twins general manager Thad Levine summed up his first trip back to the place he worked for 11 seasons with the Rangers as "emotional."
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:25:32 EDTAs a pitch-to-contact sinkerballer, Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson relies on his defense to help him be effective. But the defense didn't help him on Sunday, and he didn't help himself much either, as he struggled for the fourth straight outing in a 13-4 loss to the Tigers at Target Field.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:48:15 EDTAlex Avila hit a two-run homer and three Tigers finished with three hits to back right-hander Michael Fulmer and lead Detroit to a 13-4 win over the Twins on Sunday at Target Field.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:59:39 EDTAfter placing right-hander Justin Haley on the 10-day disabled list and optioning left-hander Adalberto Mejia to Triple-A Rochester on Saturday, the Twins recalled first baseman Kennys Vargas and left-handed reliever Buddy Boshers from Rochester on Sunday.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:17:41 EDTCatcher Gimenez keeps it simple on mound
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 20:38:11 EDTIn a feisty game that saw the benches clear in the fifth inning after Tigers left-hander Matthew Boyd threw behind Miguel Sano, Nicholas Castellanos homered in the third and came through with a go-ahead RBI double in the sixth to lead the Tigers to a 5-4 win over the Twins on Saturday at Target Field.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 14:18:03 EDTOne of the biggest question marks heading into the 2017 season for the Twins was how third baseman Miguel Sano and shortstop Jorge Polanco would fare defensively.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 02:04:32 EDTThe Twins used a patient approach against Justin Verlander, drawing six walks against the veteran ace, including three as part of a six-run sixth inning capped by a three-run homer from Eddie Rosario in a 6-3 win over the Tigers on Friday night at Target Field.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:42:51 EDTWith the Twins holding the No. 1 pick in the 2017 Draft, chief baseball officer Derek Falvey continues to scout top prospects, and he watched the University of Louisville's Brendan McKay pitch on Friday night.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:33:24 EDTTrevor Bauer threw 6 1/3 solid innings, and Carlos Santana connected on a pair of RBI doubles to lift the Indians to a three-game sweep over the Twins with a 6-2 win on Thursday afternoon at Target Field.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:54:07 EDTAfter limiting the Indians to one run over six innings on Thursday, Twins right-hander Ervin Santana was in line to become the first pitcher in the Majors to reach four wins, to go along with his 0.64 ERA.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 21:57:14 EDTIt's only been four relief appearances and 8 2/3 scoreless innings, but right-hander Tyler Duffey is showing positive signs about his move to the bullpen.