Ron Gardenhire deflected credit on the night the Minnesota Twins gave their manager his 900th career victory. Trevor Plouffe hit a two-run single, one of six singles during Minnesota’s four-run fourth inning, to help the Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 6-4 Monday night.
Felix Hernandez and Steve Delabar combined on a one-hitter and the Seattle Mariners shut out the Minnesota Twins 7-0 on Saturday.
With three quick long balls, Curtis Granderson had Mr. October hooked. Granderson hit three home runs in the first four innings and matched a career high with five hits, leading the New York Yankees to a 7-6 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
An MRI test on Minnesota right-hander Nick Blackburn’s shoulder has revealed no damage, and the Twins expect him to make his next start.
Minnesota Twins right-hander Liam Hendriks has been scratched from his scheduled start Sunday against the Baltimore Orioles with food poisoning.
The Minnesota Twins scored four runs off Japanese left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada and held the Baltimore Orioles hitless until the eighth inning in a 5-0 exhibition victory Tuesday.
The Minnesota Twins entered the final series of the season with one goal — to avoid losing 100 games.
Scott Baker pitched five scoreless innings and the Twins bullpen came through with four solid innings of relief in a 4-1 victory over the Tigers on Saturday, snapping Detroit’s 11-game winning streak over Minnesota.
Sometimes he’s a starting pitcher, sometimes he’s a long reliever if a starter gets in trouble early. But the bottom line is Anthony Swarzak is always happy to be doing any of it, because he’s doing it in the big leagues.
Anthony Swarzak dominated over six innings, and the Minnesota Twins got back to beating the Chicago White Sox with a 6-3 victory on Sunday.
Danny Valencia hit a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting the Minnesota Twins to a 1-0 victory over Los Angeles on Saturday night after spot starter Anthony Swarzak held the Angels hitless into the eighth.
Minnesota Twins left-hander Francisco Liriano has been scratched from his next scheduled start because of a sore shoulder.