Trevor Plouffe had three hits, including a two-run homer, in his return to the Twins lineup, and Sam Deduno held Detroit in check over seven innings in Minnesota’s 6-3 victory over the Tigers on Saturday night. Plouffe, back after missing 22 games because of a concussion and left calf strain, was a triple shy of the cycle. He drove in three runs in support of Deduno, who has allowed only five earned runs in his last five starts.
Sam Deduno (2-1) allowed four hits over six-plus innings for the Twins, who have rebounded nicely from a 10-game losing streak to win eight of 10 after a 3-0 win over the Royals Tuesday night. They also managed to exact a little revenge on the Royals, who swept them in early April — a three-game set that seems long ago.
Joe Mauer homered and had three hits, helping the Minnesota Twins snap a 10-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday. Mauer had already earned the ire of Detroit fans when he broke up Anibal Sanchez’s no-hit bid in the ninth inning Friday night. He was booed when came to bat in the first inning Saturday — then booed some more after his solo homer to right field.
Minnesota Twins closer Glen Perkins has soreness in his left side, making him unavailable to pitch in the series opener against Baltimore.
Oswaldo Arcia hit a two-run homer and the Minnesota Twins capitalized on a costly throwing error by Boston starter John Lackey to beat the struggling Red Sox 5-3 Thursday night.
Twins fans know pitcher Glen Perkins usually comes through with the save of the game. But on Sunday, he came through as a hero for one fan in particular.
Terry Ryan stepped to the podium for a preseason address to the local media and looked across the room at Glen Perkins seated at one of the tables.
The Minnesota Twins are loading onto their buses this week for the annual winter caravan, crisscrossing Twins Territory to visit 50 communities.
Between the Vikings and the Wild, Minnesota sports fans have had their fill of drama and celebration this weekend.
Anthony Gose singled home the winning run in the 10th inning as the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Monday night.
Cole DeVries pitched six scoreless innings to win his third straight start and the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 3-0 on Saturday night.
Joe Mauer hit a grand slam and Chris Parmelee added a three-run shot and the Minnesota Twins outlasted the Kansas City Royals 8-7 to complete a sweep of a doubleheader Saturday.
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.
Target Field was busy long before today’s Twins game. It was the finish line for a special run, hosted by a Twins pitcher and his wife, and inspired by two very special kids.
Jamey Caroll’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning scored Alexi Casilla and the Minnesota Twins won their fourth straight, beating the Chicago White Sox 7-6 Monday night.
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