Twins Blog: 8 Things We Watched ForSix months ago, we here at the WCCO.com Twins Blog brought you 8 Things To Watch for as the 2015 Twins season rolled along. Now that the season has come to a conclusion, it's only fitting we go back and review what did - or didn't - happen as the 2015 campaign progressed.
Indians Take Game 2 10-2, Split Doubleheader With TwinsKyle Gibson pitched six shutout innings and Torii Hunter had a three-run double as the Minnesota Twins gained ground in the AL wild-card race, winning their fourth straight with a 7-1 victory over the fading Cleveland Indians in the first game of a doubleheader Wednesday.
Buxton Doubles, Homers To lead Twins Over Tigers, 7-1 Byron Buxton doubled and homered to lead the Minnesota Twins to a crucial 7-1 victory win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday.
Buxton's First Big League RBI Lifts Twins Past Orioles 3-2 What's 21-year-old rookie Byron Buxton doing in the middle of a playoff chase?
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 Reinstate Byron Buxton, Option To Triple-A RochesterThe Minnesota Twins announced Monday that they've reinstated outfielder Byron Buxton from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Class AAA Rochester.
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.
Twins Put Rookie Buxton On DL, With Sprained Left ThumbRookie center fielder Byron Buxton has been put on the 15-day disabled list by the Minnesota Twins because of a sprained left thumb, and one of baseball's best prospects will be out for at least a month.
Even For 'Electrifying' Buxton, There's A Lot To LearnByron Buxton finished his first homestand for Minnesota with quite the challenge in Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale, the three-time-and-counting All-Star left-hander who will likely appear on the schedule many times in the coming seasons as a division rival of the Twins.
Vargas, Twins Cruise To 13-2 Victory Over White SoxKennys Vargas went 4 for 4 with a three-run homer and four RBIs, rookie Byron Buxton had three hits in his first time batting leadoff in the majors, and the Minnesota Twins trounced the Chicago White Sox 13-2 on Monday night.
Buxton Leading Off For Twins Against White Sox Monday NightThere will be a buzz yet again at Target Field Monday night as the Minnesota Twins host the Chicago White Sox in a series of American League Central Division rivals. Byron Buxton has been moved in the lineup from No. 9 to leading off.
When It Comes To Fantasy Baseball, Always Beware Wrist And Foot Injuries On Your RosterStrange as it may seem, not all injuries are created equal in sports. In baseball, any kind of hand/wrist injury can really impact a hitter's ability to turn on a fastball, and those players trying to come back from such injuries often struggle at the plate. Likewise, foot injuries are hard to overcome for hitters and pitchers, especially if it's to a plant foot that gives the player power to swing or throw the ball.