A second straight miserable season has opened the door for a bevy of new faces going forward, and Samuel Deduno and Pedro Florimon are pushing hard to be a part of the solution going into next season.
Justin Morneau provided a reminder Sunday of what he can do when he is healthy.
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.
All King Felix needs is one. Felix Hernandez struck out five in a five-hitter and Eric Thames hit a solo homer in the eighth inning to lift the Seattle Mariners to a 1-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.
Ian Kinsler hit a leadoff home run and Mitch Moreland launched a 463-foot shot, leading Ryan Dempster and the Texas Rangers over the Minnesota Twins 9-3 Saturday for their fourth straight win.
Oakland left-hander Brett Anderson pitched seven innings in his first start since undergoing elbow surgery nearly 15 months ago and the Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Tuesday night.
The Twins let an opportunity pass them by in the fifth inning. They didn’t get a better chance later, either.
Justin Morneau homered twice and drove in four runs, Joe Mauer had three RBIs and Ryan Doumit hit a three-run homer to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 14-3 victory over Cleveland on Monday night, the Indians’ 10th straight loss.
The Minnesota Twins scored 10 runs in the second inning of Monday night’s game against the Cleveland Indians. The Indians led 1-0 when the Twins sent 13 men to the plate. Solo homers by Josh Willingham and Justin Morneau off starter Zach McAllister started the rally.
Joe Mauer hit a three-run homer with two outs in the top of the ninth inning, lifting the Minnesota Twins to a 6-4 comeback win over the struggling Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.
Maybe the Minnesota Twins should wait until the night before to tell Brian Duensing he’s starting.
Scott Diamond tossed a three-hitter, Justin Morneau and Josh Willingham hit three-run homers, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 11-0 on Friday night.
Justin Morneau was placed on the paternity list Saturday by the Minnesota Twins.
Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau drove in two runs each, Francisco Liriano pitched around six walks and the Minnesota Twins handed the Texas Rangers their season-high fifth straight loss with a 5-1 win Friday night.
Catcher Joe Mauer was back in the Minnesota Twins’ lineup on Saturday, but at a different position. Mauer played first base and batted third for the second game of an interleague series against the Cincinnati Reds. Mauer was out of the lineup for the last four games because of a bruised right thigh.