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Twins agree with int'l SS Javier on $4M bonus
The Twins have made a splash on the international market, agreeing to a $4 million deal with Dominican Republic teenage shortstop Wander Javier, according to industry sources. ...
What to expect: Miguel Sano
In the last few weeks, the Minnesota Twins had called up their No. 1 prospect in Byron Buxton and their No. 3 guy in Alex Meyer. So no one was caught off-guard - especially not in this year of "Promotionpalooza," when it was time for No. 2 Twins prospect Miguel Sano to get the call. ...
May states rotation case with fine outing
After a strong showing against the Reds on Wednesday, Trevor May isn't making the Twins' decision on their rotation any easier, with Ervin Santana set to return from his 80-game suspension on Sunday in Kansas City. ...
Phenom Sano promoted by Twins, Vargas optioned
In a surprising move, the Twins optioned first baseman/designated hitter Kennys Vargas to Double-A Chattanooga after Wednesday's 2-1 loss to the Reds. The Twins will make a corresponding move before Thursday's game, and they are expected to call up top prospect Miguel Sano, according to a source fam ...
Robinson day to day after being hit by pitch
Twins outfielder Shane Robinson left Wednesday's game against the Reds in the sixth inning after being hit near his left elbow by a 96-mph fastball from right-hander Johnny Cueto in the fifth. ...
Santana's return has Twins weighing options
Right-hander Ervin Santana is set to make his return from his 80-game suspension on Sunday against the Royals, and manager Paul Molitor said the Twins are weighing their options on what to do with the rotation once Santana returns. ...
May battles, but error costly as Twins fall
In potentially his final start in a Reds uniform at Great American Ball Park, ace Johnny Cueto threw eight strong innings to lead the Reds to a series-clinching 2-1 victory over the Twins on Wednesday. A throwing error by catcher Chris Herrmann allowed Billy Hamilton to score the decisive run. ...
Hughes maximizing quality in successful run
After a slow start to the season, right-hander Phil Hughes has found his groove this month and is looking more and more like the pitcher who was the Twins' best starter last season. ...
Gibson hopes to set tone as Twins hit KC
The first-place Royals and second-place Twins are headed for a showdown in a four-game series at Kauffman Stadium that begins on Thursday. Righties Chris Young and Kyle Gibson duel in the opener. ...
Twins rain on Reds, then fend off rally for win
The Twins had never faced Reds rookie starter Anthony DeSclafani before, but they clearly did a good job with their advanced reconnaissance. Minnesota scattered 15 hits in the game, including 11 off of DeSclafani, before holding on for a messy 8-5 victory Tuesday that evened the three-game series ah ...
Santana displays readiness for Twins debut
Twins right-hander Ervin Santana was impressive in his final tuneup with Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday, tossing eight scoreless innings against Pawtucket. ...
Twins bump Berrios up to Triple-A Rochester
After a strong showing at Double-A Chattanooga, Twins No. 4 prospect Jose Berrios was promoted to Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday. ...
Son of 'Pudge' flirts with no-no in front of dad
The stars nearly aligned for Dereck Rodriguez -- son of the former 14-time All-Star catcher, Ivan 'Pudge' Rodriguez -- on Monday night. With his dad in the crowd, the Elizabethton hurler did not allow Bristol a hit until giving up a single with one out in the seventh. ...
Twins don't quit, make valiant comeback bid
After falling behind by eight runs after just three innings, it would've been easy for the Twins to roll over against the Reds on Monday night at Great American Ball Park. But the Twins rallied for six runs in the fourth, keyed by a three-run homer from Brian Dozier off right-hander Mike Leake with ...
Location issues lead to Pelfrey's rough outing
Considering Twins manager Paul Molitor mentioned him as a potential All-Star before Monday night's game, Mike Pelfrey's spot in the rotation should be safe once right-hander Ervin Santana returns from his 80-game suspension Sunday. ...
Walker hits Minor League best 23rd home run
The hottest bat in the Minor Leagues right now is also one of its most powerful. Twins No. 12 prospect Adam Brett Walker continued a torrid stretch on Monday night, homering for the third straight game. ...
Nolasco to get third opinion on ankle
Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco is set to get another opinion on his right ankle after suffering another setback Friday, when he still felt discomfort and had to end his bullpen session early. ...
Torii, Dozier seek All-Star votes in final week
The final 2015 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot update was released on Monday, and right fielder Torii Hunter remained the lone Twins player among the leading vote-getters at his position, but remains millions of votes behind his competitors. ...
Twins stage huge rally, but can't catch Reds
In a game where a cornucopia of runs were scored in the early innings, the Reds held off the Twins to claim a series-opening 11-7 victory on Monday night at Great American Ball Park. ...
Twins trio, led by Sano, on Prospect Team of Week
A trio of Twins, led by Miguel Sano, highlights the Prospect Team of the Week for June 22-28. Among the week's other top performers was Astros top prospect Carlos Correa, who continued to impress at the big league level. ...
Twins' streaking bullpen hits speedbump
Handing a 1-0 lead to his bullpen in the seventh inning hasn't caused Twins' manager Paul Molitor to worry of late. That changed on Sunday as both Blaine Boyer and Casey Fien weren't able to lock down the win for Minnesota, ultimately losing 5-3 to the Brewers at Miller Park. ...
Milone makes case to stick with Twins rotation
Tommy Milone's spot in the Twins' starting rotation could potentially be on the line with the return of Ervin Santana about a week away. However, the 28-year-old continued to make a case keeping it in the Twins' 5-3 loss to the Brewers on Sunday at Miller Park. ...
Milone strong but Twins' rally comes up short
Ryan Braun and Adam Lind hit two-run home runs in the eighth inning to lift the Brewers to a 5-3 win over the Twins on Sunday at Miller Park. ...
Twins weigh options as Santana nears return
With the return of starter Ervin Santana looming, the Twins have a decision to make when it comes to their starting rotation, and it isn't going to be an easy one. ...
Hunter crushes way to 7th on Twins' HR list
Torii Hunter certainly left his mark on the Twins' 5-2 win over the Brewers at Miller Park on Saturday. The right fielder also made an impression in the Twins' history books. ...
Gibson back to inducing ground balls in win
When Twins starter Kyle Gibson is on his game, he's inducing ground ball after ground ball. It was a trait he had partially lost during his three-start losing streak before Saturday's 5-2 win over the Brewers at Miller Park. ...
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