The Minnesota Twins are reinstating right-handed pitcher Tim Stauffer. Stauffer was on the disabled list and missed 19 games with a right intercostal strain. The Twins say Thursday that he’ll be back from his rehab assignment at Triple-A Rochester in time for Friday’s game in Chicago.
The Minnesota Twins are off to a good start this season, and now Target Field also has some bragging rights. The Twins say they now have the greenest ballpark in Major League Baseball. This comes after a partnership with a company called Eco Products in the effort to cut down on plastic.
Joe Mauer hit his first home run of the season, a solo shot off Antonio Bastardo in the 13th inning to help the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.
Brian Dozier got Minnesota started with a home run in the first inning and Trevor Plouffe hit a two-run shot in a six-run second as the Twins built an early 7-0 lead then held on for an 8-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
Francisco Liriano will start for the Pirates when the Minnesota Twins visit Pittsburgh in the interleague series opener. The lefty makes his first start as a Pirate against his former team Tuesday night.
The Minnesota Twins have sent designated hitter Kennys Vargas to Triple-A Rochester. On Sunday, he was left out of the starting lineup for the second straight game and was instead a late-inning replacement.
Minnesota Twins utility man Eduardo Nunez will be activated for Minnesota’s upcoming interleague series at Pittsburgh.
Evan Longoria drove in three runs and had two of Tamp Bay’s season-high 18 hits, Chris Archer threw six sharp innings for his first win this month, and the Rays routed the Minnesota Twins 11-3 on Sunday.
The Twins finished a brief three-game homestand versus the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. Brief, but successful as they took two of three from Tampa.
There’s no way the Twins could’ve expected they’d be getting what they’re getting out of this guy this season. If they had, Aaron Thompson would’ve made the big league roster out of spring training.
Brian Dozier homered, Eduardo Escobar had four hits and the Minnesota Twins took advantage of a rare Tampa Bay error to beat the Rays 6-4 on Saturday.
The Minnesota Twins placed outfielder Jordan Schafer on the 15-day disabled list with a strained medial collateral ligament in his right knee. The team activated outfielder Shane Robinson off the family emergency list before Saturday’s game against Tampa Bay.
Danny Santana’s triple keyed a late two-run rally, and Phil Hughes pitched seven strong innings Friday night to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Miguel Cabrera homered twice and drove in five runs, and Anibal Sanchez pitched eight sharp innings to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 13-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday. Nick Castellanos and Bryan Holaday also went deep for the Tigers, and Anthony Gose added a career-high four hits.
Torii Hunter homered and Joe Mauer hit a bases-loaded triple, leading the Minnesota Twins past the Detroit Tigers 6-2 on Wednesday night.
After 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.
Ian Kinsler’s RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted the Detroit Tigers to a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
The Minnesota Twins have recalled outfielder Aaron Hicks from Triple-A Rochester and placed outfielder Shane Robinson on the family emergency list. The move was made Tuesday before the Twins began their series in Detroit.
The Minnesota Twins have been waiting patiently for RHP Kyle Gibson to turn a corner. With 17 straight scoreless innings, some are saying he might be there.
Torii Hunter continued his torrid stretch with three hits, including a home run, and the Minnesota Twins defeated the Cleveland Indians 7-4 on Saturday.
Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe will miss Saturday’s game against the Indians because of a family matter. Twins manager Paul Molitor says Plouffe has flown to Texas, but he’s expected to rejoin the team for the finale of the three-game series on Sunday.
Torii Hunter went 4 for 4, including a solo homer, and drove in four runs, leading the Minnesota Twins past the Cleveland Indians 9-3 on Friday night. The Twins have won eight of nine and are 16-7 since April 13.
The Minnesota Twins wrapped up their longest home stand of the season with another win Thursday at Target Field. While fans are happy with outcome of the games, some are concerned with what’s going on before they start.
The second homestand of the Twins 2015 campaign is in the books. And with 11 games versus the Tigers, White Sox and Athletics, it was the longest one they’ll have all year.
Eddie Rosario drove in two runs and Glen Perkins got four outs for his 10th save to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 6-5 on Thursday. Eduardo Escobar also drove in two runs, and the Twins overcame a rough start from Ricky Nolasco to win for the seventh time in eight games.