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.
Rosario's 2-Run Triple In 9th Lifts Twins Past Astros, 3-2Eddie Rosario hit a tiebreaking two-run triple in the ninth inning and the Minnesota Twins held on for a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday night. Ervin Santana (4-4) gave up just one run and six hits over eight innings to help the Twins bounce back after an 8-0 loss in the series opener the previous night.
Shuck's Pinch-Hit Triple Sends White Sox Past Twins 6-4J.B. Shuck's two-run, pinch-hit triple in the seventh inning sent the Chicago White Sox over Minnesota 6-4 Thursday, the Twins' last home game before beginning a key road trip.
Twins Win 5th Straight, Beat Rays 11-7 Behind 3 HomersBrian Dozier, Miguel Sano and Eddie Rosario all homered as Minnesota beat the Tampa Bay Rays 11-7 Tuesday night for the Twins' fifth straight win.
Rookie Duffey Takes No-Hit Try Into 6th, Twins Top IndiansTyler Duffey took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning of his second big league game and pitched the Minnesota Twins over the Cleveland Indians 4-1 Saturday 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.
Suzuki's RBI Single In 9th Lifts Twins Past Mariners, 3-2Kurt Suzuki hit the winning RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning after two wild pitches by Seattle closer Carson Smith let Minnesota tie the score, and the Twins beat the Mariners 3-2 on Saturday.
Rosario Drives In 3, Leads Twins To 9-5 Win Over MarinersEddie Rosario finished a single shy of the cycle and drove in three runs to help the Minnesota Twins snap a four-game skid with a 9-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.
McCutchen, Liriano Lead Pirates Sweep Of Twins With 10-4 WinAndrew McCutchen hit a home run and turned an RBI single into race around the bases while Minnesota made two errors in a five-run sixth inning, helping Francisco Liriano and the Pittaburgh Pirates beat the Twins 10-4 Wednesday for a two-game sweep.
Twins Collect 16 Hits In 9-5 Win Over TigersTorii Hunter's towering two-run homer into the third deck against his former team highlighted a 16-hit afternoon for Minnesota, and the Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 9-5 on Saturday.
Twins Get Only 4 Hits Off Cueto, Lose To Reds 2-1Trevor May recovered nicely from the worst start of his career, giving a quality performance. Cincinnati's Johnny Cueto was even better. Cueto made his best start yet since returning from a sore elbow, allowing four hits in eight innings, and the Reds beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 on Wednesday to take their interleague series.
Hughes Cruises As Twins Clobber Cubs 7-2Phil Hughes held the Chicago Cubs to two hits over eight innings, Trevor Plouffe doubled twice and drove in four runs and the Minnesota Twins breezed to a 7-2 victory Friday night to start their interleague series.