Hicks: Twins Criticism In 2014 'Made Me A Stronger Player'Aaron Hicks was hitting .161 for the Minnesota Twins 1 1/2 months into the 2015 season when manager Ron Gardenhire and assistant general manager Rob Antony took the unusual step of criticizing him publicly. "To hit .160, .170, those don't last in the big leagues," Gardenhire told reporters. "He needs to start studying the game a little more."
Twins Trade OF Aaron Hicks To Yankees For C John Ryan MurphyThe Minnesota Twins announced Wednesday they've traded outfielder Aaron Hicks to the New York Yankees for catcher John Ryan Murphy. Hicks started the season in center field for the Twins before moving around after they called up Byron Buxton to play center.
Miguel Sano Wins Twins MVP, Top Rookie HonorsMiguel Sano is the big winner with the Minnesota Twins annual awards. Sano was chosen as most valuable player and most outstanding rookie. The awards, voted on by the Twin Cities chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America, were announced Tuesday by the Twins.
Twins' Hicks Lands On DL, Byron Buxton RecalledMinnesota Twins star prospect Byron Buxton is rejoining the big league squad for its four-game series in Baltimore this weekend. Twins officials made it official after Wednesday's 4-3 loss to the Yankees, the last of a three-game sweep.
Twins Lose 4-3 To Yankees, Get Swept In New YorkThe fading Minnesota Twins will have to try to reinsert themselves into the AL wild-card race without Aaron Hicks. The center fielder is headed back to the disabled list. Hicks strained his left hamstring trying to run out a grounder in the sixth inning of the Twins' 4-3 loss to the New York Yankees on Wednesday, their fifth defeat in seven days.
Hicks, Sano Lead Twins In Rout Over Rangers, 11-1Aaron Hicks had four of Minnesota's 17 hits, Miguel Sano homered twice and Mike Pelfrey picked up his first win since June as the Twins routed the Texas Rangers 11-1 on Wednesday night.
Rosario Drives In 3, Leads Twins To 9-5 Win Over MarinersEddie Rosario finished a single shy of the cycle and drove in three runs to help the Minnesota Twins snap a four-game skid with a 9-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.
McCutchen, Liriano Lead Pirates Sweep Of Twins With 10-4 WinAndrew McCutchen hit a home run and turned an RBI single into race around the bases while Minnesota made two errors in a five-run sixth inning, helping Francisco Liriano and the Pittaburgh Pirates beat the Twins 10-4 Wednesday for a two-game sweep.
Hunter's Leadership Has Lifted Twins, And So Have His HomersTorii Hunter turns 40 this weekend. He's been bracing for trouble. Not from his body or mind, despite that daunting number for a professional athlete, but from his Minnesota Twins teammates.
Santana Returns From Suspension As Twins Fall To Royals 3-2Eric 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.
Mauer Has 2-Run HR Among 4 Hits As Twins Beat Royals 5-3Joe 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.
Twins Place Hicks On 15-Day DL With Right Forearm StrainThe Minnesota Twins announced Sunday that they’ve placed Aaron Hicks on the 15-day disabled list with a right forearm strain, retroactive to June 13.