David Price struck out 11 over eight innings to win his Blue Jays debut, Josh Donaldson hit a tie-breaking home run and Toronto beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 in the opener of a four-game series between AL wild-card contenders.
The right-hander, who opened the season at Double-A, didn’t have his passport with him when the Twins promoted him from Triple-A Rochester and picked him to start against the Blue Jays in Toronto on Wednesday.
The first homestand of the second half is in the books and it wasn’t pleasant for the Minnesota Twins.
Logan Morrison’s RBI double in the 11th inning broke the tie and Austin Jackson added a two-run double as the Seattle Mariners outlasted the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Sunday.
The Minnesota Twins will place pitcher Tommy Milone on the 15-day disabled list with a mild left elbow strain, retroactive to Aug. 1. Milone complained of pain following his Friday start in which he gave up four runs to the Seattle Mariners in six innings.
Kurt Suzuki hit the winning RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning after two wild pitches by Seattle closer Carson Smith let Minnesota tie the score, and the Twins beat the Mariners 3-2 on Saturday.
Taijuan Walker pitched a one-hitter for his first career complete game, Nelson Cruz and Jesus Montero, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Friday night.
The Minnesota Twins got some much-needed help for their beleaguered bullpen on Friday, acquiring right-handed reliever Kevin Jepsen from the Tampa Bay Rays for a pair of minor league pitching prospects.
Eddie Rosario finished a single shy of the cycle and drove in three runs to help the Minnesota Twins snap a four-game skid with a 9-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.
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Andrew McCutchen hit a home run and turned an RBI single into race around the bases while Minnesota made two errors in a five-run sixth inning, helping Francisco Liriano and the Pittaburgh Pirates beat the Twins 10-4 Wednesday for a two-game sweep.
Two ceremonial first pitches at Target Field in one season. Tyus Jones has become quite the Minnesota celebrity. The Timberwolves rookie point guard will take the honor on the mound again Thursday night before the Twins host the Seattle Mariners.
Jung Ho Kang hit a tiebreaking home run off the facing off the second deck in left center-field in the ninth inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Minnesota Twins 8-7 Tuesday night.
Nathan Eovaldi pitched impressively into the ninth inning, Chase Headley and Stephen Drew each homered, and the New York Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins 7-2 on Sunday for a series win.
Alex Rodriguez hit three home runs in a game for the fifth time in his career and keyed a ninth-inning rally against All-Star closer Glen Perkins, sending the New York Yankees over the Minnesota Twins 8-5 Saturday night.
Phil Hughes pitched seven shutout innings against his former team and Miguel Sano hit one of Minnesota’s four home runs in the Twins’ 10-1 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday night.
Ervin Santana pitched eight innings of four-hit ball against his former team, and the Minnesota Twins snapped both their four-game skid and the Angels’ seven-game winning streak with a 3-0 victory over Los Angeles on Thursday.
The mainlines of westbound Interstate 394 will reopen Friday between downtown Minneapolis and Golden Valley — helping to ease traffic from Minneapolis’ Aquatennial events and the Minnesota Twins’ series against the New York Yankees. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says the westbound mainline and HOV/Reversible lanes will open at 5 a.m. between on I-394 between I-94 and Highway 100.
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The Minnesota Twins are still struggling to regain their stride out of the All-Star break, and that’s given them little chance to keep pace with the surging Los Angeles Angels this week.
Los Angeles Angels third baseman David Freese left Wednesday night’s game against Minnesota in the fourth inning after getting hit by a pitch.
Minnesota Twins starter Kyle Gibson had only himself to blame for a defensive gaffe that led to a five-run rally by the Angels.
Jake Smolinski homered twice for four RBIs, Josh Reddick hit a grand slam and the Oakland Athletics slugged past the Minnesota Twins 14-1 on Sunday.
As dominant as Glen Perkins has been this season, the Minnesota Twins’ All-Star closer knew the good times were sure to end at some point.
It’s official — Kenny Chesney’s Saturday concert at Target Field was the most attended event in the venue’s history.