Twins Rally For 4-2 Win Over Indians, Gain On Wild CardPinch-runner Eduard Nunez scored from third base on a wild pitch and Torii Hunter hit a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning to give Minnesota a 4-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night, moving the Twins a little closer to an AL wild-card spot.
Twins-Indians Postponed, Will Play Doubleheader WednesdayThe Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians had their wild-card chase sidetracked by rain Tuesday night, leading to a postponement and forcing the clubs to play a doubleheader Wednesday. The game never got started, and after a 1-hour, 10-minute delay, the umpires decided to call it a night.
Milone Starts For Ill Hughes, Pitches Twins Past Indians 4-2Emergency starter Tommy Milone replaced an ill Phil Hughes and pitched the Minnesota Twins past the Cleveland Indians 4-2 on Monday night in a game crucial to the wild-card chances of both clubs.
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.
Kipnis, Santana Homer To Help Indians Beat Twins 6-3Jason Kipnis hit a leadoff homer, Carlos Santana connected for a three-run shot and the Cleveland Indians helped their slim playoff chances by beating the Minnesota Twins 6-3 Thursday night.
Hughes Is Sharp, Kluber Isn't In Twins' 4-2 Win Over IndiansPhil Hughes pitched five scoreless innings in his return to the rotation, and the Minnesota Twins had rare success against Corey Kluber in a 4-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night to move within a game of the second AL wild-card spot.
Santana, Twins Start Key Series Against Indians With 3-1 WinErvin Santana pitched strong into the eighth inning, Aaron Hicks and Brian Dozier each had two hits and an RBI from the top two spots in Minnesota's lineup, and the Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Tuesday to start a critical series for the American League wild card chasers.
Twins Shut Down By Kluber Again In 6-1 LossFor the second time in a week, the Minnesota Twins couldn't get much going against Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber. Kluber flirted with a no-hitter for the second consecutive outing against the Twins before finishing with a one-hitter in his second straight complete game as Cleveland cruised to a 6-1 win Friday night.
Sands, Almonte Lead Indians' 17-4 Rout Of TwinsJerry Sands had a pinch-hit grand slam and Abraham Almonte, called up from the minors before the game, was 4 for 5 with a two-run homer, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 17-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night.
Hunter's Homer In 9th Gives Twins 10-9 Victory Over IndiansTorii Hunter's ninth-inning homer gave Minnesota a 10-9 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night, ending the Twins' five-game losing streak.
Hunter Continues Hot Streak In 7-4 Win Over ClevelandTorii Hunter continued his torrid stretch with three hits, including a home run, and the Minnesota Twins defeated the Cleveland Indians 7-4 on Saturday.
Hunter Goes 4 For 4, Drives In 4 As Twins Roll Indians 9-3Torii Hunter went 4 for 4, including a solo homer, and drove in four runs, leading the Minnesota Twins past the Cleveland Indians 9-3 on Friday night. The Twins have won eight of nine and are 16-7 since April 13.