Andy Pettitte and the defending World Series champions stumbled through September and landed in the AL wild-card spot. As the Minnesota Twins can attest, the New York Yankees are hardly an underdog in October. Twins-Yankees […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Delmon Young joined some elite company Wednesday night when he became the fifth Minnesota Twin to hit 20 home runs, 40 doubles and drive in 100 runs in the same […]
No need for a 163rd game in the AL Central division this year. The Minnesota Twins have this baby wrapped up with plenty of time to spare. Denard Span’s RBI-single highlighted a four-run eighth inning […]
CHICAGO (AP) _ Dominant since the All-Star break and running away with the AL Central title, the Minnesota Twins can breathe a little easier. They’ll wait to uncork the champagne, though.
J.J. Hardy hit a go-ahead RBI double in the seventh inning and Denard Span had a bases clearing double in the eighth and the Minnesota Twins beat the fading Chicago White Sox 9-3 on Tuesday […]
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Cliff Lee insists there’s no reason to panic despite his recent struggles. Lee gave up five runs in five innings and was outpitched by Minnesota’s Francisco Liriano as the Twins beat […]
Jim Thome hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the 10th inning against the team that decided not to bring him back this season, sending the Minnesota Twins to a 7-6 victory over the […]
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) _ Delmon Young finally put an end to a game filled with strong pitching.
The Minnesota Twins rediscovered their swagger against two of the worst teams in the AL. Next up, 10 road games in 11 days — including matchups with two of the best clubs in the league.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Kevin Slowey has a firm grip on his spot in Minnesota’s rotation after a lackluster stretch in the middle of July. Slowey pitched eight sparkling innings, Joe Mauer had three hits and […]
BALTIMORE (AP) _ The only thing hotter than the 99 degree temperatures at Camden Yards was Delmon Young’s sizzling bat. Young extended his torrid performance in July by going 4 for 4 with a homer […]
BALTIMORE (AP) _ The mounting frustration over a lost season finally got to the Baltimore Orioles, who put their anger on full display during an otherwise listless performance against the Minnesota Twins. Carl Pavano pitched […]
The Minnesota Twins want to remember the jubilation of piling on one another as long as possible. Chicago can’t erase the memory fast enough.
Carl Pavano didn’t even need to plead his case to stay in the game.
TORONTO (AP) _ Vernon Wells made his first hit in July a meaningful one. Wells drove in the go-ahead run with a seventh-inning double, Jose Bautista hit an inside-the-park homer, his major league-leading 22nd, and […]
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ On the last day for fans to make their All-Star game picks, Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon offered a final plug for his track-star-fast left fielder Carl Crawford.
Casey McGehee hit a three-run homer and rookie closer John Axford converted his first six-out save to help Milwaukee’s bullpen hold on in the Brewers’ 7-5 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Carl Pavano struggled with his command during the first two innings. Imagine how good he would have been if he was sharp from the first pitch.