Twins Place Hector Santiago On Disabled ListMinnesota Twins starting pitcher Hector Santiago has hit another rough stretch after a 4-1 start, and he's heading back to the disabled list.
Santiago Struggles, Twins Lose Finale To Royals 6-2Hector Santiago (4-8) was charged with four runs on four hits, a hit batter and a walk.
Astros Pound Twins Pitching In 17-6 Loss To End MayHector Santiago (4-5) gave up six runs on eight hits and walked three in six innings.
Kipnis Homers Twice, Twins Fall To Cleveland 8-3Minnesota's four-game winning streak ended, but Jorge Polanco hit a solo homer in the seventh.
Twins Score 6 In 7th (Again), Beat Royals 9-1Eduardo Escobar homered and drove in four runs and Miguel Sano added a bases-loaded triple to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 9-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.
If Your Fantasy Baseball League Has A Trade Deadline, Act Fast To Make A MoveThere's still enough time left in the season to make a trade right now and have it work well for you down the stretch. Study those last-place teams with owners you know well and make them an offer they cannot refuse.
Royals Pound Santiago, Twins 11-4Paulo Orlando hit a three-run homer off starter Hector Santiago (10-7) in the fourth, capping a six-run inning.
Twins Trade Nolasco, Meyer To Angels For SantiagoThe Minnesota Twins have acquired starting pitcher Hector Santiago a minor leaguer from the Los Angeles Angels for right-handers Ricky Nolasco and Alex Meyer and cash.
Consider Making Wholesale Changes To Your Fantasy Baseball Roster As May ApproachesMost MLB teams have played about 20 games so far this season, and that's a big enough sample size to determine whether or not to keep slumping players on your fantasy baseball roster. The bigger challenge is to decide if dropping those players makes sense—or just benching them for now is a better idea. That decision comes down to the rest of your rosters, along with its strengths and weaknesses. As we always say, no one ever said that fantasy sports were easy!
Fantasy Baseball All-Star Edition: Which Players Do You Actually Want On Your Team?Just because someone is an All-Star in the eyes of Major League Baseball doesn't mean you need or want them on your fantasy baseball roster. In fact, it's mostly irrelevant to smart fantasy owners. By looking the hitters and pitchers in line for the big honor this week, you can find assets you have that other clueless owners might want in a trade. Think about how to exploit that weakness in your fantasy baseball league this weekend.
Patience Is Not A Virtue One Month Into The Fantasy Baseball SeasonIf you have veterans who are not performing after one month of the season, it's time to let them go. Someone else has to chance them on the roster; you need players performing right now. So shelve your emotions and make the tough choices that other owners can't—and won't—make. It will help you win in September.
Hicks' Bat And Glove Help Twins Beat White SoxRookie Aaron Hicks hit two home runs and made a leaping catch in center field to take a home run away from Adam Dunn in the Minnesota Twins' 10-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night. Justin Morneau extended his hitting streak to nine games with three hits and four RBIs, including a bases-clearing double that capped the scoring in the eighth.