Dozier, Sano, Suzuki Homer In Twins Spring Training WinBrian Dozier's first-pitch home run and another shot by Miguel Sano just five pitches later set the tone as the Minnesota Twins beat the Boston Red Sox 6-2 Tuesday in a rain-shortened game.
7 Storylines For The Twins In Spring TrainingThe Twins, coming off an 83-79 season in Paul Molitor's first season as manager, open the 2016 regular season at Baltimore on Monday, April 4. A lot can happen between now and then, but here are seven things to keep an eye on in Spring Training.
Twins Use Big 8th-Inning To Rally Past Orioles 4-3Kurt Suzuki hit a two-run single in the eighth inning to cap a comeback against All-Star reliever Darren O'Day and carry the Minnesota Twins past the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 Friday night.
Milone Returns From DL To Help Twins Beat Indians 4-1Tommy Milone returned from the disabled list and pitched five innings, Kurt Suzuki had two key RBIs and the Minnesota Twins beat Carlos Carrasco and the Cleveland Indians 4-1 on Sunday afternoon.
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.
Sands, Almonte Lead Indians' 17-4 Rout Of TwinsJerry Sands had a pinch-hit grand slam and Abraham Almonte, called up from the minors before the game, was 4 for 5 with a two-run homer, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 17-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night.
Suzuki's RBI Single In 9th Lifts Twins Past Mariners, 3-2Kurt Suzuki hit the winning RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning after two wild pitches by Seattle closer Carson Smith let Minnesota tie the score, and the Twins beat the Mariners 3-2 on Saturday.
Despite Mauer’s 3-Run Homer, Twins Fall 10-5 To BrewersAdam Lind hit a three-run homer among his three hits and drove in six runs to lift the Milwaukee Brewers to a 10-5 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.
Twins Rally To Beat Red Sox 8-4, Split SeriesRed Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval mishandled a throw on a bunt in the ninth inning, and the Minnesota Twins broke away from Boston 8-4 Thursday for a four-game split. Torii Hunter hit his 200th homer in a Twins uniform and added two singles. Kurt Suzuki singled three times, helping Minnesota to its ninth win in 12 games.
Sanchez Pitches Well Enough, But Tigers Fall To Twins 3-2Mike Pelfrey turned in his second consecutive strong start, Kurt Suzuki had two hits and the go-ahead single in the seventh inning, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Hughes Holds Twins Close, Indians Break Away For 4-2 WinDanny Salazar matched his career high with 10 strikeouts while pitching into the seventh inning of his season debut, giving the Cleveland Indians a spark in a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday.
Twins Power Their Way Past Royals 8-5 For Series Win Kennys Vargas and Kurt Suzuki each hit a two-run homer, powering the Minnesota Twins past the Kansas City Royals 8-5 Thursday for their first series win this season.