Twins manager Paul Molitor turned down an offer from Royals manager Ned Yost to coach in this week’s All Star Game, telling him that, actually, he’d rather have the rest.
Second baseman Brian Dozier and closer Glen Perkins will represent the Minnesota Twins in the All-Star game. Dozier was added to the American League squad by AL manager Ned Yost.
The Twins just finished a successful seven-game homestand, going 6-1 against the Orioles and Tigers and now begin a well-deserved break from the grind of the season as the All Star break is upon us.
Kyle Gibson won his fourth straight start, throwing seven strong innings, and rookie Miguel Sano hit a two-run homer to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 7-1 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday.
Torii Hunter’s towering two-run homer into the third deck against his former team highlighted a 16-hit afternoon for Minnesota, and the Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 9-5 on Saturday.
Despite falling short in a round of voting Friday, Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier will play in the All-Star game after all, the MLB announced Saturday afternoon.
Brian Dozier hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to cap a seven-run rally and give the Minnesota Twins an 8-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
Despite a last-minute #VoteDozier campaign on Twitter and a feed-consuming effort by Twins Fans, second baseman Brian Dozier took 2nd place in the race for the final spot of the 2015 American League All-Star Team.
It’s the final push for players hoping to make the All-Star Team. Public voting is open until 3 p.m. Friday, and players are pushing for those numbers. Prior to Friday, all voting has been taking place online or through text message.
Ian Kinsler had a leadoff homer, a double and three RBIs to back David Price’s eight innings as the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 on Thursday night.
Minnesota Twins memorabilia from Hall of Fame broadcaster Herb Carneal will be up for auction during MLB All-Star Week. The collection will include Carneal’s 1987 Twins World Series Championship gold ring valued at $7,500 and his 1965 Twins American League Championship gold ring estimated at $10,000.
It happens every year in Major League Baseball right before the sport takes a break for the All-Star Game. Somebody that deserves to play in the Summer Classic doesn’t get in, while others that might not be as deserving are chosen.
Brian Dozier and Joe Mauer hit back-to-back home runs with two outs in the sixth inning, propelling the Minnesota Twins past the Baltimore Orioles 5-3 Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep.
Top prospect Miguel Sano demonstrated his power in hitting his first major league homer then showed some patience at the plate by drawing a bases-loaded walk Tuesday night as the Minnesota Twins cruised to an 8-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles.
There’s only one more chance to get Minnesota Twins’ second baseman Brian Dozier to the All-Star Game. He didn’t make the starting or reserve rosters, so his teammates are stepping up, on of all things a bulldozer. The team brought it in to encourage fans to vote for Dozier one final time.
Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer hosted a special lunch Tuesday at the ballpark. It was part of the Twins Hope Week. He invited families of kids who are at Gillette Children’s Hospital to a pizza lunch at Target Field.
Minnesota Twins closer Glen Perkins had quite a night Monday as the team earned a walk-off 4-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles at Target Field. After being selected for his third straight All-Star Game, his wife surprised him with a Porsche in the parking lot.
Brian Dozier’s two-run home run with one out in the 10th inning lifted the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night.
Eric Hosmer drove in Lorenzo Cain with nobody out in the ninth inning, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Sunday for a split of their four-game series.
Joe Mauer hit a two-run homer in his first four-hit game in nearly two years, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 Saturday night.
Minnesota Twins pitcher Ervin Santana has been reinstated following an 80-game drug suspension and is scheduled to start Sunday against the Kansas City Royals.
The Minnesota Twins have placed outfielder Shane Robinson on family emergency leave. Robinson traveled to Boston after his infant daughter underwent emergency surgery. Manager Paul Molitor said Friday that Robinson would not return to the team before Sunday.
Kyle Gibson threw eight innings of four-hit ball, Danny Santana and Eduardo Escobar had RBI triples, and the Minnesota Twins beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 2-0 Thursday night.
The Minnesota sports fan is a rare breed: One that hopes for the best but expects the worst, yet still somehow still manages to be devastated at the end of the day. But when a Minnesota athlete has a chance to come home and play for a team, we salivate like sharks that smell blood. Especially if it’s a professional athlete.
It’s official. Miguel Sano is a Minnesota Twin. The rumors started Wednesday after Kennys Vargas was demoted to Double-A Chattanooga. They were fueled when MLB.com reported that the corresponding move would be promotion of the prospect ranked second in the Twins system at the beginning of the year. And now the Twins have announced the promotion of Miguel Sano, who will likely make his Major League debut Thursday night in Kansas City.
The Minnesota Twins host the Kansas City Royals Monday, April 13 for their 2015 Home Opener. Here are some pictures from the festivities.
On Tuesday, April 7, Target Field unveiled some of the new foods available for the 2015 Twins season. Here are some of the highlights.
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