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Missed chances thwart Twins in Toronto
With the way the Twins' offense has been scuffling, the last pitcher they wanted to face on Monday was David Price. ...
Santana outdueled by Price as Twins fall to Jays
David Price dazzled in his Blue Jays debut, allowing just one run over eight innings, and he was backed by homers from Josh Donaldson and Ryan Goins in a 5-1 win over the Twins on Monday afternoon at Rogers Centre. ...
Means leads Prospect Team of the Week
Left-hander John Means barely snuck onto MLBPipeline.com's Orioles Top 30 Prospects list, checking in at No. 29. While he may not have the highest profile in Baltimore's system, he's raising it after his performance in July. ...
Twins call up righty Duffey for Wednesday start
Right-hander Tyler Duffey was officially promoted by the Twins on Monday, although the rookie took an interesting route to join the club in Toronto. ...
Nothing but fond memories of Toronto for Molitor
Paul Molitor will always be remembered by Blue Jays fans for being named the Most Valuable Player of the 1993 World Series, and he made his return to Rogers Centre as the manager of the Twins on Monday. ...
Hughes, Estrada to duel as Twins, Jays continue set
Phil Hughes carries a nine-start unbeaten streak into his outing on Tuesday at Rogers Centre, where the Twins and Blue Jays will continue a four-game series, with Marco Estrada on the hill for Toronto. ...
Offensive woes mar series split vs. Mariners
For the second straight game, after not having their best day at the plate, the Twins entered the bottom of the ninth on Sunday down a run. And for the second straight game, the Twins tied it up. But unlike Saturday, the Twins were unable to come up with the go-ahead run they needed after that and l ...
Pelfrey twirls gem, but Twins fall in extras
After a wild ninth inning that saw both teams exchange homers to send the game to extra innings, Logan Morrison connected on a go-ahead RBI double in the 11th to help lift the Mariners to a 4-1 win over the Twins on Sunday afternoon at Target Field. ...
Milone hits DL with mild left elbow strain
The Twins placed left-hander Tommy Milone on the 15-day disabled list with a mild left elbow strain on Sunday, and will select the contract of right-hander Tyler Duffey from Triple-A Rochester on Monday. ...
Suzuki's walk-off awakens bats from slumber
The Twins showed their resiliency against Mariners closer Carson Smith, scoring twice with two outs in the ninth, including a walk-off RBI single from Kurt Suzuki in a much-needed 3-2 win in front of a frenzied crowd at Target Field. ...
Twins honor 50th anniversary of '65 AL pennant
Sandy Valdespino has had the first weekend of August marked on his calendar since late January. That's when the former outfielder got a letter from the Twins informing him of the plan to hold a 1965 reunion weekend, honoring the pennant-winning group on its 50th anniversary. ...
New father Plouffe back to work with Twins
It might be some time before Teddy Plouffe makes his Target Field debut, but his father, Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe, was happy to be back at work Saturday after spending the past three days on the paternity list. ...
Newly acquired Jepsen joins Twins' bullpen
Reliever Kevin Jepsen, who was traded to the Twins from the Rays before Friday's non-waiver Trade Deadline, officially joined the club on Saturday. ...
Twins get wild walk-off win vs. Mariners
The Twins completed a comeback in walk-off fashion Saturday night, scoring two runs in the ninth and ousting the Mariners, 3-2, with a Kurt Suzuki single off of Carson Smith with two outs. ...
Santana, Polanco optioned to clear space
To make room for new acquisition Kevin Jepsen and third baseman Trevor Plouffe, who is returning from the paternity list, the Twins announced they will option shortstops Danny Santana and Jorge Polanco to Triple-A and Double-A, respectively, after Friday's 6-1 loss to the Mariners. ...
Sano shines, but Twins shut down by Mariners
Taijuan Walker was dominant Friday, helping the Mariners snap a four-game losing streak and giving up just one run on one hit in Friday's 6-1 victory over the Twins. Walker struck out 11 in a complete game, and was aided by two RBIs apiece from Brad Miller, Jesus Montero and Nelson Cruz. ...
Hicks credits vet Hunter for improved play
Like so many of his teammates in so many times this year, Twins center fielder Aaron Hicks was quick to credit Torii Hunter when asked about his own success. Hunter has been a mentor to him, helping him game plan and answering his questions. ...
Twins add to bullpen by getting Jepsen from Rays
The Twins received much-needed relief help before Friday's non-waiver Trade Deadline, as they acquired right-handed reliever Kevin Jepsen from the Rays for two Minor Leaguers. ...
Kepler, Gonsalves among 10 top prospect performers Thursday
After getting a bump in the revised Top 30 Prospect Rankings, Max Kepler is in a groove for Double-A Chattanooga. The outfielder followed a homer on Wednesday night with two homers on Thursday as the Lookouts took down Pensacola, 3-0. ...
Rosario flirts with cycle to lead hit parade
Eddie Rosario and Aaron Hicks combined for six hits, five runs and four RBIs to help the Twins snap a four-game losing streak with a 9-5 win over the Mariners on Thursday night at Target Field. ...
Youngsters come through vs. Mariners
The Twins got encouraging news pregame Thursday on their top prospect, Byron Buxton, who is inching closer to his return from injury. And just a few hours later, they got more promising glimpses from their future, as they were led by a team of youngsters in their 9-5 victory over the Mariners. ...
Buxton takes batting practice, nears return
Byron Buxton took yet another step closer to his return Thursday, participating in batting practice on the field for the first time since spraining his thumb in late June. ...
Miscues aplenty sting Twins in finale vs. Bucs
After smacking a hit to right field, Miguel Sano rounded second, overrunning the base by just a couple of steps. He was tagged out, ending a mistake-filled game in a fitting way as the Twins fell to the Pirates, 10-4, on Wednesday afternoon at Target Field. ...
Early lead fizzles as Twins drop fourth straight
Andrew McCutchen had three RBIs, including a two-run homer, to back left-hander Francisco Liriano against his former team in a 10-4 win for the Pirates over the Twins on Wednesday afternoon at Target Field. ...
Petition started to put Killebrew on US stamp
Harmon Killebrew has been honored with numerous accolades after his illustrious playing career -- including being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1984 and the Minnesota Twins' Hall of Fame in 2000 -- but he could see his likeness on a U.S. postage stamp. ...
Twins recall Polanco with Plouffe on paternity list
Shortstop Jorge Polanco officially joined the Twins on Wednesday, as third baseman Trevor Plouffe was placed on the paternity list. Plouffe and his wife, Olivia, were expecting their first child on Wednesday. ...
Bullpen hitting bump in the road
Just a few days before the non-waiver Trade Deadline, likely the biggest item on the Twins' wish list revealed itself once more: Minnesota needs bullpen reinforcements. ...
Twins battle back, only to fall on late HR
After the Twins rallied to tie the game with four runs in the eighth inning, Jung Ho Kang delivered a go-ahead solo homer off closer Glen Perkins in the ninth to lift the Pirates to an 8-7 win Tuesday night at Target Field. ...
Bob Feller Act of Valor Award nominees announced
The active Major League players and Hall of Famers nominated for the 2015 Bob Feller Act of Valor Award were revealed Tuesday. ...
May brings high hopes to Twins' bullpen
Perhaps the Twins' biggest need as the non-waiver Trade Deadline approaches is a reliever or two that can help bridge the gap to closer Glen Perkins. Minnesota might have found part of their solution in-house. ...
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