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Twins to focus on relief help with callups
The Twins head into September as contenders for the first time since 2010, and they will be looking for reinforcements with rosters expanding on Tuesday. ...
Santana gets back on track with 10-K gem
Ervin Santana's between-starts work paid immediate dividends on Sunday against the Astros, as the right-hander tossed seven scoreless innings with a season-high 10 strikeouts to lead the Twins to a series victory with a 7-5 win at Target Field. ...
Determined Santana fuels Twins' Wild Card hunt
After struggling throughout August, Ervin Santana returned to form to throw seven scoreless innings with 10 strikeouts and the Twins got home runs from Eduardo Nunez and Miguel Sano to earn a 7-5 win over the Astros on Sunday afternoon at Target Field. ...
Duffey opens series against White Sox
Chris Sale has a chance to win the American League Cy Young for the first time in his career. But with his trip to the mound Tuesday night at Target Field, the southpaw simply hopes to figure out the Twins in the series opener. ...
Hughes' back injury improving steadily
Twins right-hander Phil Hughes continues to progress slowly from lower back inflammation, but he is expected to throw a bullpen session by the middle of the week. ...
Innings piling up for effective Twins relievers
While the Twins have been playing well of late, winning seven of their last nine, it's mostly been in spite of their starting pitching. ...
Twins stifled by Fiers, Astros
Mike Fiers couldn't replicate the no-hitter from his previous outing, but tossed six-plus innings of three-hit ball to lead the Astros to a 4-1 win over the Twins on Saturday night at Target Field. ...
Hicks headed to Rochester for rehab stint
Twins center fielder Aaron Hicks worked out without any issues at Target Field on Saturday, and is set to start a rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester on Sunday. ...
Sano returns to lineup after hamstring injury
Twins rookie slugger Miguel Sano returned to the lineup against the Astros on Saturday after missing Friday's game with a minor right hamstring injury. ...
Gibson looking to build off 1st post-break win
Kyle Gibson was undoubtedly the Twins' best starter in the first half, posting a 2.85 ERA in 18 outings, but he hasn't looked the same in the second half. ...
Perkins fires scoreless 7th in healthy return
Twins closer Glen Perkins returned to action after missing three games with lower back spasms, tossing a scoreless seventh inning in Friday's 3-0 win over the Astros. ...
Gibson outduels Kazmir as Twins blank Astros
Kyle Gibson tossed 5 1/3 innings to get his first win since July 12 while helping the Twins earn a 3-0 victory over the Astros on Friday night at Target Field. ...
Twins' status changing from 'surprise' to 'contender'
Paul Molitor's Twins have been one of baseball's biggest surprises all season, and thanks to young talents like Miguel Sano, remain so heading into September. ...
Twins take solace in their winning road trip
After starting a 10-game road trip with a three-game sweep at the hands of the Yankees, the Twins were in danger of slipping out of the playoff race with seven games on tap against the contending Orioles and Rays. ...
Sano hits 'quirky' double off Tropicana Field catwalk
Twins rookie slugger Miguel Sano hit one of the more unusual doubles of the season in Thursday night's 5-4 loss to the Rays, as he crushed a high drive that hit the "B" ring at Tropicana Field and remained in play for an RBI double. ...
Twins fall out of Wild Card spot with loss to Rays
Joey Butler hit a game-tying single and scored on a passed ball to help the Rays snap a three-game losing streak with a 5-4 win over the Twins on Thursday night at Tropicana Field. ...
Berrios among 10 top prospect performers Wednesday
It's reached the point where each of Jose Berrios' starts for Triple-A Rochester might be his last. The Twins' No. 2 prospect was at his best Wednesday night, allowing just three hits and one walk in seven shutout innings as Rochester defeated Syracuse, 6-0. ...
Small ball helps Twins keep on rolling
Twins manager Paul Molitor has stressed to his players how bunting can be a weapon all season, and it paid off against the Rays on Wednesday. A pair of bunt singles from Byron Buxton and Brian Dozier off Tampa Bay ace Chris Archer in the seventh inning loaded the bases and helped spark a two-run ral ...
Twin Cities kids thrilled by Play Ball event
60 St. Paul kids took the field on Wednesday as part of the Play Ball initiative. ...
Twins activate Boyer, place Graham on DL
The Twins reinstated right-hander Blaine Boyer from the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday and placed Rule 5 Draft pick J.R. Graham on the 15-day DL with right shoulder inflammation. ...
Twins beat Rays, take over 2nd Wild Card spot
Minnesota continued to roll on Wednesday night with a 5-3 win over Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field to claim its sixth consecutive victory and move into the top spot for the second American League Wild Card spot. ...
Rookie trio leads Twins to series-opening win
After years of hearing about top prospects Byron Buxton, Miguel Sano and Eddie Rosario, the future is finally here for the Twins, and the trio came up big yet again on Tuesday against the Rays. ...
Twins' three homers top Rays in slugfest
A game between a pair of Wild Card contenders was, well, wild on Tuesday night as a heated offensive battle took place in an 11-7 Twins win over the Rays at Tropicana Field. ...
Breaking down Sano's game-changing tools
When the Twins called up Miguel Sano from Double-A Chattanooga on July 2, they were hoping the 22-year-old could help spark the offense as the club's everyday designated hitter. He has done just that and more in a historic start, as he became the fastest Twins rookie to reach 10 homers. ...
Dozier's hustle sparks Twins' wild rally
After striking for two runs in the first inning, the Twins fell into an offensive lull until the ninth, when Brian Dozier and Trevor Plouffe came through with a game-tying rally that paved the way for a 12-inning comeback win in Baltimore on Sunday. ...
Twins jump on errors in 12th to sweep O's
The Twins pounced on a pair of 12th-inning errors Sunday afternoon as Minnesota beat Baltimore, 4-3, to complete the four-game series and seven-game season sweeps of the Orioles. ...
Small ball comes up huge for Twins
You hear it all the time, "The little things matter." It's one of the most overused sayings in baseball, but the Twins proved its validity in Saturday night's 3-2 victory over the Orioles at Camden Yards. ...
Cotts joins Twins after trade from Brewers
Veteran lefty Neal Cotts was not only walking into a different clubhouse but also a different situation Saturday, after being acquired from the Brewers to Minnesota the night before for a player to be named or cash. ...
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