The Minnesota Twins say they will decline their $6 million contract option on right-handed reliever Matt Capps, which will make him eligible for free agency.
Andy Pettitte turned in another ageless performance by pitching six scoreless innings and the New York Yankees hit four home runs Monday night to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-3 and extend their AL East lead.
The Minnesota Twins have activated reliever Matt Capps from the disabled list.
The shoulder injury that sent Minnesota closer Matt Capps back to the disabled list has worsened, and the right-hander will miss the next several weeks.
Minnesota Twins right-hander Matt Capps is headed back to the disabled list with more shoulder problems.
The Minnesota Twins will reinstate closer Matt Capps from the 15-day disabled list. The Twins announced Thursday that Capps will return for Friday’s game against Oakland.
Francisco Liriano spoiled Kevin Youkilis’ first game with Chicago, throwing a season-high seven innings to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 4-1 victory over the White Sox on Monday night.
Kevin Youkilis was in town today to play the Twins. He’s batting second and wearing a new pair of Sox. The Youkilis trade is likely to be the first of many before the trade deadline on July 31st at 5pm (CST).
The Minnesota Twins have placed closer Matt Capps on the disabled list with inflammation in his right shoulder.
Twins manager Ron Gardenhire was looking for a good, low-pressure spot to get closer Matt Capps back on the mound. He found it during a lopsided game on Saturday.
Minnesota Twins closer Matt Capps is not available to pitch against the Milwaukee Brewers because of a sore right shoulder.
justin Morneau and Josh Willingham each hit two-run homers, Trevor Plouffe also went deep and the Minnesota Twins held off the Kansas City Royals 10-7 on Monday night.
Scott Diamond allowed three unearned runs over seven innings as the surging Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 5-3 Sunday.
Joe Mauer, who entered Saturday night’s game in an 0 for 10 skid, had three hits and three RBIs, including a two-run homer, to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 7-4 win over the Cleveland Indians.
Justin Morneau drove in two runs for Minnesota, including the tying double in the eighth inning for the Twins in a 5-4 victory over Oakland on Monday, the sixth straight loss for the Athletics.
Minnesota manager Ron Gardenhire wanted to see a big swing. Trevor Plouffe obliged him. Plouffe hit a solo home run in the 11th inning, lifting the Twins over the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 Saturday for their season-high fourth straight win.
Ryan Doumit’s two-run blast sailed into the upper deck in left field, and he was swarmed by his teammates as he hit the dugout to celebrate his game-tying, eighth-inning home run.
The Minnesota Twins take the field for their first game on Saturday. While it’s only a spring training game, it could be a good indicator for how the team will play this season.
After the kind of season Matt Capps endured as the Minnesota Twins closer, many pitchers would look for a change of scenery in free agency.
The Minnesota Twins are back at the Metrodome this weekend for a huge fan festival: TwinsFest.
The Minnesota Twins aren’t letting a 99-loss season push them toward rebuilding mode.
The Minnesota Twins have finalized their $4.75 million, one-year contract with closer Matt Capps.
Matt Capps and the Minnesota Twins agreed to a $4.75 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Monday.
Shelley Duncan drove in three runs in each half of a day-night doubleheader, and the Cleveland Indians erased a six-run deficit to beat the Minnesota Twins 7-6 on Saturday night for the sweep.
Darnell McDonald hit a two-run homer into the upper deck in left field to help the Boston Red Sox defeat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 on Tuesday night.