Cole De Vries
Joe Mauer has returned to the Minnesota Twins lineup after missing one game because of a stiff back. Mauer was scratched from Friday night’s game against Boston after he woke up with back pain. Manager Ron Gardenhire says Mauer came to Target Field on Saturday feeling much better, and he was put back in the lineup as the designated hitter.
Top prospect Gerrit Cole allowed one run and five hits in four innings Saturday in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 2-1 loss to the Minnesota Twins.
The Minnesota Twins had a major problem with starting pitching last season, so their first response was to increase the competition.
Cole De Vries likes to face the Kansas City Royals. Justin Morneau drove in two runs and Minnesota rookie De Vries beat the Royals again 3-1 on Saturday in the first game of a doubleheader.
Joe Mauer hit a three-run homer with two outs in the top of the ninth inning, lifting the Minnesota Twins to a 6-4 comeback win over the struggling Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.
University of Minnesota football, a Minnesota Twins pitcher on watching video tape and a new member of the Minnesota Wild on the Xcel Energy Center: It’s all part of this week’s news and notes.
The Minnesota Twins optioned right-hander Liam Hendriks to Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday and recalled right-hander Cole De Vries.
The Minnesota Twins are recalling right-hander Cole De Vries from Triple-A Rochester to start the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader against Kansas City.
The Minnesota Twins are taking advantage of a few extra days off in the coming weeks to add some offense to their bench.