4 Things To Know: DNC Nomination, Japan Stabbing Spree & MoreFrom a historic nomination set for the DNC to a stabbing spree in Japan, here are the four stories to know for Tuesday, July 26.
Twins GM: Mauer Can Be A .300 Hitter Again, Will Play 1BMinnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan says he believes Joe Mauer can return to .300 hitting after one of the worst offensive seasons of his career.
Unsatisfied Twins Make Significant Strides With 83-79 FinishThe Minnesota Twins made a 13-win improvement this year, the second-biggest rise in the American League, and remained in contention for a wild card spot until the final weekend of the regular season.
Escobar Homers, Drives In 3 To Lead Twins Over Tigers 6-2 Eduardo Escobar homered and drove in three runs as the Minnesota Twins kept pace in the AL wild-card race with a 6-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers Saturday night.
Twins Blog: Homestand NotesThe Twins just finished a crucial 10-game homestand and while you can't call it a rousing success, you can't exactly call it a complete disaster.
Twins Hit Tigers Hard Early, Cruise To 7-1 VictoryEduardo Escobar homered and drove in two runs and Tyler Duffey struck out seven while pitching into the seventh inning to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 7-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.
Plouffe Homers Twice To Lift Twins Past Chisox 6-2Trevor Plouffe hit a pair of solo homers, including a tie-breaking shot in the eighth, to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 6-2 win over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.
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.
All-Star Break: 6 Reasons The Twins Are ContendingThe Twins enter the second half of the season at 49-40, 4.5 games behind Kansas City for first place in the American League Central Division. If they can't catch the Royals, they're in position to grab one of two Wild Card spots for the playoffs, but that's a ways down the road. Here are six reasons the Twins will remain in position for a playoff spot this season.
Twins' Brian Dozier Homers In 1st All-Star At-BatMike Trout flashed the skill that puts him at the front of baseball's new generation, just moments after four of the all-time greats had just walked off the field. Trout became the first player in 38 years to homer leading off an All-Star game.
Despite Valiant Effort By Twins Fans, #VoteDozier Falls ShortDespite 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.
Twins Visit Mariners This WeekendThe Minnesota Twins will face a team from outside the American League Central for the first time this season when then they visit Safeco Field in Seattle this weekend.