Stories tagged: Minnesota Twins
Sat., July 13, 2019, 5:40 p.m.
Max Kepler connected for home runs his first two times up against Trevor Bauer, giving the Minnesota outfielder five homers in his last five at-bats against the hard-throwing Cleveland right-hander. …
Sat., June 15, 2019, 6:23 p.m.
Eighteen years after the Minnesota Twins took Joe Mauer with the first overall draft pick, the hometown star with the textbook left-handed swing was still having a hard time realizing …
UPDATED: Thu., June 13, 2019, 7:32 p.m.
Nelson Cruz homered and had three RBIs and utility infielder Ehire Adrianza’s hustle keyed a six-run sixth and the Minnesota Twins topped the Seattle Mariners 10-5.
Wed., June 12, 2019, 9:19 p.m.
Dee Gordon scored on one of Minnesota’s three errors in the 10th inning, helping the Seattle Mariners beat the Twins 9-6 on Wednesday night.
UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019, 10:25 p.m.
A barrage of home runs has helped propel the Minnesota Twins to the best record in baseball.
Tue., June 11, 2019, 8:20 p.m.
The Minnesota Twins scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning off the alliterative duo of Brandon Brennan and Austin Adams to rally past Seattle 6-5 Tuesday night.
Thu., June 6, 2019, 9:32 p.m.
Max Kepler homered three times and Jose Berrios (8-2) locked up Cleveland’s lineup into the seventh inning as the Minnesota Twins avoided a sweep – and their first three-game losing …
Wed., May 29, 2019, 4:56 p.m.
Signs of a potent lineup were evident for the Minnesota Twins in spring training, with the addition of some accomplished power hitters and the anticipation of more development by the …
Tue., May 28, 2019, 11:03 p.m.
Devin Smeltzer added another chapter to his inspiring comeback story, pitching six shutout innings in his big league debut and helping the Minnesota Twins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 Tuesday …
UPDATED: Sun., May 19, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Yusei Kikuchi pitched six quality innings and Edwin Encarnacion, Daniel Vogelbach and Mitch Haniger hit home runs in Seattle’s 7-4 win against Minnesota.
UPDATED: Sat., May 18, 2019, 11:26 p.m.
Over the first three games of this series, Minnesota has outscored Seattle 36-11.
UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019, 11:03 p.m.
Martin Perez rebounded from his first loss of the season to overpower Seattle into the seventh inning, Max Kepler drove in three and the Minnesota Twins beat the Mariners 7-1 …
UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019, 5:34 p.m.
The Minnesota Twins placed Nelson Cruz on the 10-day injured list with a strained left wrist that was showing improvement but not enough to avoid sidelining him.
UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019, 1:16 p.m.
Swanson suffered through his worst outing in his first season in the big leagues, lasting just three innings while giving up eight runs on nine hits, including four homers.
Thu., May 16, 2019, 10:20 p.m.
Byron Buxton and C.J. Cron hit home runs in a seven-run fourth inning against Mariners right-hander Erik Swanson (1-5).
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 1:15 p.m.
The Minnesota Twins have designated relief pitcher Addison Reed for assignment. The 30-year-old right-hander had a rocky start to his rehabilitation assignment for a sprained thumb on his non-throwing hand …
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 3:04 p.m.
The Minnesota Twins have placed catcher Mitch Garver on the 10-day injured list with a sprained left ankle, returning third baseman Miguel Sano from his rehabilitation assignment. The Twins made …
Mon., May 13, 2019, 10:47 p.m.
Shohei Ohtani hit his first home run of the season for the Los Angeles Angels, a towering two-run shot in the third inning against Minnesota ace Jose Berrios that fueled …
Mon., April 29, 2019, 10:34 p.m.
UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 6:13 p.m.
The most popular player on the Minnesota Twins is the third-string catcher, Willians Astudillo. The versatile everyman’s all-in, all-out style has endeared him to players and fans alike since he …
UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 2:08 p.m.
The Baltimore Orioles’ game against the Minnesota Twins was rained out and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader Saturday. Dan Straily will stay on his normal schedule and start the …
Sat., April 13, 2019, 12:40 p.m.
A U.S. Post Office in a small western Idaho town has been named after National Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Harmon Killebrew.
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
The Minnesota Twins have postponed their series opener against the Detroit Tigers because of wintry weather, opting for a doubleheader next month. The Twins announced Thursday afternoon they were calling …
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 10:12 p.m.
Previews of the teams in the American League Central
Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 3:19 p.m.
With an opening for a designated hitter and a need for more power in the lineup, the Minnesota Twins found quite a fit on the free agent market with a …
Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 7:06 p.m.
The Twins continued their quest for power during the offseason by agreeing to terms with veteran designated hitter Nelson Cruz on Thursday.
Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 7:23 p.m.
The Minnesota Twins will retire Joe Mauer’s No. 7 jersey next season, making a swift move to honor the homegrown player and six-time All-Star who recently retired after a 15-year …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 5:13 p.m.
The Minnesota Twins have hired Tampa Bay Rays assistant coach Rocco Baldelli as their new manager. The 37-year-old Baldelli replaces Paul Molitor, who was fired after four seasons with a …
Mon., Oct. 8, 2018, 8:04 p.m.
Minnesota Twins player Miguel Sano will not face criminal charges in the Dominican Republic as a result of his involvement in a traffic incident that injured a police officer, authorities …
Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 11:27 a.m.
The Minnesota Twins fired Paul Molitor on Tuesday, one season after he won the American League Manager of the Year award.