Escobar Homers, Drives In 3 To Lead Twins Over Tigers 6-2 Eduardo Escobar homered and drove in three runs as the Minnesota Twins kept pace in the AL wild-card race with a 6-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers Saturday night.
Duffey Pitches 7 Shutout Innings As Twins Beat Angels 8-1Rookie Tyler Duffey allowed three hits in seven shutout innings, Eddie Rosario and Joe Mauer hit two-run homers, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Angels 8-1 Sunday to pull even with Los Angeles in the AL wild-card race.
Angels Sweep Doubleheader, Leapfrog Twins In Wild-Card RaceAlbert Pujols had two hits and two RBIs, and Garrett Richards was one out away from his second complete game this season as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Minnesota Twins 5-2 to sweep Saturday's day-night doubleheader.
Twins' Mistakes Lead To Angels' 4-3 Win In 12 InningsKole Calhoun's liner eluded shortstop Eduardo Escobar's glove in the 12th inning, allowing Dan Robertson to score the go-ahead run from third, and the Los Angeles Angels held on to beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 to gain ground in the AL wild-card race.
Twins Hit Tigers Hard Early, Cruise To 7-1 VictoryEduardo Escobar homered and drove in two runs and Tyler Duffey struck out seven while pitching into the seventh inning to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 7-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.
Plouffe Homers Twice To Lift Twins Past Chisox 6-2Trevor Plouffe hit a pair of solo homers, including a tie-breaking shot in the eighth, to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 6-2 win over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.
Milone Goes 7 Innings, Picks Up 6-2 Victory Over RoyalsTommy Milone pitched seven effective innings and Eduardo Escobar reached base four times and drove in three runs as the Minnesota Twins beat the struggling Kansas City Royals 6-2 on Monday night.
Have Faith In Your Fantasy Baseball Roster Down The StretchWith just four weeks left in the season, it's going to be hard to tinker with your roster enough to make a difference. More likely than not, you'll end up chasing elusive stats and missing out on the bigger prize: your league championship.
Rays Bullpen Helps End Twins' 6-Game Winning StreakRelievers Brandon Gomes, Alex Colome and Brad Boxberger combined for 4 2-3 scoreless innings and the Tampa Bay Rays ended Minnesota's six-game winning streak, beating the Twins 5-4 on Thursday night. The loss dropped the Twins a half-game behind Texas for the second AL wild-card spot.
Escobar Hits 2 Homers, Twins Beat Rays 5-3Eduardo Escobar homered twice and Joe Mauer had a tiebreaking RBI single as Minnesota beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Wednesday night for the Twins' sixth consecutive win.
Twins Double Their Way Back To Beat Rangers 3-2Eduardo Escobar's two-out double in the ninth inning drove in the winning run, capping a late rally by the Minnesota Twins for a much-needed 3-2 victory Tuesday night over the Texas Rangers.
Second-Place Twins Beat AL Central-Leading Royals, 2-0 Kyle Gibson threw eight innings of four-hit ball, Danny Santana and Eduardo Escobar had RBI triples, and the Minnesota Twins beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 2-0 Thursday night.