Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star home run derby in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier by a whopping 9-1 in the final round Monday night. Ken Griffey Jr. took the title in 1998 and 1999.
Aaron Hicks hit three home runs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 10-6 victory on Thursday.
Justin Morneau provided a reminder Sunday of what he can do when he is healthy.
Alex Rios homered twice and drove in a career-high six runs to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 6-2 win over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday.
Jim Thome was hoping for a magical weekend — hitting his 600th career home run in the city where it all began.
Jim Thome’s pursuit of 600 career home runs has been a rather quiet quest.
Jim Thome’s back still aches in the morning, just as it has for the past 10 years or so. The older he gets, the more the Minnesota Twins slugger has to do to get those discs and muscles warmed up and ready for another day on the diamond.
Minnesota Twins slugger Justin Morneau says he and his teammates are disappointed the club hasn’t moved the outfield fences at Target Field to make it easier to homer.
TORONTO (AP) _ Minnesota’s Scott Baker learned it’s no fun to face the heavy-hitting Blue Jays when you have a sore elbow. Jose Bautista hit one of Toronto’s five homers and Brett Cecil snapped a […]