Unsatisfied Twins Make Significant Strides With 83-79 FinishThe Minnesota Twins made a 13-win improvement this year, the second-biggest rise in the American League, and remained in contention for a wild card spot until the final weekend of the regular season.
Twins Offense Quieted By Fiers, Astros In 4-1 LossMike Fiers followed his no-hitter with another stellar start for Houston, pitching into the seventh inning with three hits allowed for the first-place Astros in a 4-1 victory Saturday over the Minnesota Twins.
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.
Mauer Has 2-Run HR Among 4 Hits As Twins Beat Royals 5-3Joe Mauer hit a two-run homer in his first four-hit game in nearly two years, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 Saturday night.
Twins Fall Behind By 8 Runs Early, Lose To Reds 11-7The Minnesota Twins knew all about Billy Hamilton's speed. Nothing they did could slow him — or the rest of the Reds' lineup, for that matter.
Vargas Hits Winning HR With 2 Outs In 9th, Twins Sweep CardsSlumping Kennys Vargas hit a solo home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday, lifting the Minnesota Twins to a 2-1 victory and a two-game sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals.
Pelfrey Tosses 8 Strong Innings, Twins Blank Brewers 2-0Mike Pelfrey pitched eight strong innings, his longest outing in three years, and the Minnesota Twins avoided a series sweep by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 on Sunday.
10 Reasons The Twins Finished May Among Baseball's BestAfter the Twins beat Toronto on Sunday, they finished one of their better months in franchise history. They lead the American League Central Division and have the second-best record in the AL. Since a 1-6 start, the Twins are 29-13. So what gives? Here are 10 reasons why the Twins are off to a hot start, and hopefully why it will last this year.
Pelfrey Helps Twins Keep Winning, 2-1 Over Red SoxMike Pelfrey was sharp for seven innings, Trevor Plouffe and Kurt Suzuki hit back-to-back RBI doubles in the first inning, and the Minnesota Twins held on to beat the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Tuesday night.
10 Reasons The Minnesota Twins Are Above .500After a dreadful 1-6 start which included an ugly opening series at Detroit and an even worse home opener, the Twins have made quite the bounce back. They've gone 17-8 since and are 18-14 heading into this week's series at Detroit and Tampa Bay.
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.
Guthrie Wild, Royals Beaten By Twins 3-0Mike Pelfrey pitched seven scoreless innings to pick up his first victory since 2013 as the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 3-0 Wednesday night.