Twins Blog: 8 Things We Watched ForSix months ago, we here at the WCCO.com Twins Blog brought you 8 Things To Watch for as the 2015 Twins season rolled along. Now that the season has come to a conclusion, it's only fitting we go back and review what did - or didn't - happen as the 2015 campaign progressed.
Twins Rookie Slugger Sano, Closer Perkins Out Vs White SoxThe Minnesota Twins are without rookie slugger Miguel Sano and closer Glen Perkins for the game against the Chicago White Sox on Thursday. Sano is dealing with a hamstring injury that doesn't allow him to run.
Milone's 7 Innings, Sano's Blast Lift Twins Over White SoxTommy Milone struck out seven in seven innings and Miguel Sano hit another monster home run to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 3-0 on Wednesday night.
Sano Sparks Twins In Rally Past White Sox 8-6Miguel Sano's towering home run tied the game for Minnesota in the seventh inning, and two Chicago errors aided the go-ahead rally in the eighth for the Twins in an 8-6 victory Tuesday night over the White Sox.
Sano Storm: Twins Rookie Shows Power, Discipline At PlateTorii Hunter, Minnesota's 40-year-old right fielder in his 17th full major league season, was at the plate last week with the bases loaded.
Santana Sharp At Home, Twins Beat Astros 7-5Ervin Santana struck out 10 to earn his first home win, Eduardo Nunez and Miguel Sano homered, and the Minnesota Twins survived a ninth-inning rally to beat the Houston Astros 7-5 on Sunday.
Twins Win 5th Straight, Beat Rays 11-7 Behind 3 HomersBrian Dozier, Miguel Sano and Eddie Rosario all homered as Minnesota beat the Tampa Bay Rays 11-7 Tuesday night for the Twins' fifth straight win.
Pair Of Errors Allow Twins To Top Orioles 4-3 In 12 InningsTrevor Plouffe hit a tying single with two outs in the ninth inning and the Minnesota Twins took advantage of two errors in the 12th to beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 Sunday for a four-game sweep.
Hicks, Sano Lead Twins In Rout Over Rangers, 11-1Aaron Hicks had four of Minnesota's 17 hits, Miguel Sano homered twice and Mike Pelfrey picked up his first win since June as the Twins routed the Texas Rangers 11-1 on Wednesday night.
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.
Bautista Hits Slam, Blue Jays Beat Twins, Win 4th In RowJose Bautista hit a grand slam, Edwin Encarnacion and Josh Donaldson homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 9-7 Wednesday night for their fourth straight win. Encarnacion hit a three-run drive and Donaldson added a two-run shot. Toronto has homered in 17 of 18 games since the All-Star break, with 10 multihomer games in that span.
Twins Blog: Homestand NotesThe first homestand of the second half is in the books and it wasn't pleasant for the Minnesota Twins.