Twins Go 16 Innings Before Falling To NationalsBryce Harper tied it with a pinch-hit home run in the ninth inning, pitcher Oliver Perez put down a bunt in the 15th that kept the game going and Chris Heisey homered in the 16th to give the Washington Nationals a wild 6-5 win over the Minnesota Twins.
Hunter, Gibson Lead Twins Over White Sox 7-0Torii Hunter hit a three-run homer and an RBI single, Kyle Gibson won for the first time in four starts against Chicago and the Minnesota Twins beat Chris Sale and the White Sox 7-0 Sunday.
Twins Call Up 5 From Triple-A Including Santana And VargasThe Minnesota Twins have added five players from Triple-A Rochester for September: shortstop Danny Santana, first baseman Kennys Vargas, catcher Eric Fryer and right-handed relievers A.J. Achter and Michael Tonkin.
Twins Summon Another Top Prospect, Right-Hander Alex MeyerThe Minnesota Twins have promoted another one of their top prospects, right-handed pitcher Alex Meyer. The Twins announced they will recall Meyer from Triple-A Rochester prior to Friday's game at Milwaukee.
Twins Bring Fien Back From DL, Send Tonkin DownThe Minnesota Twins have returned right-hander Casey Fien from his rehab assignment for a strained right shoulder and removed him from the disabled list.
Twins Put Right-Hander Casey Fien On DL, Recall TonkinThe Minnesota Twins have put right-handed reliever Casey Fien on the disabled list because of a right shoulder strain. Fien was hurt in Wednesday's game against Detroit.
Twins Expect To Put Josh Willingham On 15-Day DL The Minnesota Twins expect to put left fielder Josh Willingham on the 15-day disabled list Saturday.
Twins Place Duensing On Paternity LeaveThe Minnesota Twins have placed left-hander Brian Duensing on the paternity list and have recalled right-hander Michael Tonkin from Triple-A Rochester. The moves were announced before Monday's opener against the Chicago White Sox. Duensing's wife, Lisa, gave birth to a boy named Boston Matthew Duensing in Omaha. It was the second child for the couple.
Twins Recall Rookie Reliever TonkinThe Minnesota Twins have recalled right-handed reliever Michael Tonkin from Triple-A Rochester. The move was made before Tuesday's game in Detroit, where the Twins began a three-game series with the Tigers.
Thielbar To Go On Bereavement List Minnesota Twins left-handed reliever Caleb Thielbar will go on the bereavement list Thursday following the death of his grandmother.