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.
Here’s a look at some weekend events that all seem to involve a lot of food, a few beverages, books and bikes. But not all at the same time.
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.
Ervin Santana received the game ball from Joe Mauer after his first win with Minnesota, and he waited months to finally earn it. The Twins’ power hitters provided him plenty of support, too.
Minnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan says the club came “close” to signing Kentucky right-hander Kyle Cody but a deal ultimately didn’t come together with the 73rd overall pick in last month’s amateur draft.
Torii Hunter turns 40 this weekend. He’s been bracing for trouble. Not from his body or mind, despite that daunting number for a professional athlete, but from his Minnesota Twins teammates.
The Twins enter the second half of the season at 49-40, 4.5 games behind Kansas City for first place in the American League Central Division. If they can’t catch the Royals, they’re in position to grab one of two Wild Card spots for the playoffs, but that’s a ways down the road. Here are six reasons the Twins will remain in position for a playoff spot this season.
After stumbling through the last four seasons, the Minnesota Twins have summoned several of their best minor leaguers this summer. Some came straight from Double-A.
Here are the four stories you need to know about for Tuesday, July 15. They include what two retailers hope will be your biggest shopping day of the year, and a great showing by a Minnesota Twin in the national spotlight.
Mike Trout flashed the skill that puts him at the front of baseball’s new generation, just moments after four of the all-time greats had just walked off the field. Trout became the first player in 38 years to homer leading off an All-Star game.
For those who don’t follow baseball, or abstain from all things social media related, the Interwebs were on fire in the Twin Cities Friday as fans and die-hard Minnesotans alike tweeted as many #VoteDozier hashtags as they could.
Minnesota’s full congressional delegation has written a letter to get Twins great Harmon Killebrew immortalized on a postage stamp. The late Killebrew’s wife and the Minnesota Twins are asking for fans to send in letters of support.
Twins manager Paul Molitor turned down an offer from Royals manager Ned Yost to coach in this week’s All Star Game, telling him that, actually, he’d rather have the rest.
Second baseman Brian Dozier and closer Glen Perkins will represent the Minnesota Twins in the All-Star game. Dozier was added to the American League squad by AL manager Ned Yost.
The Twins just finished a successful seven-game homestand, going 6-1 against the Orioles and Tigers and now begin a well-deserved break from the grind of the season as the All Star break is upon us.
Kyle Gibson won his fourth straight start, throwing seven strong innings, and rookie Miguel Sano hit a two-run homer to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 7-1 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday.
Torii Hunter’s towering two-run homer into the third deck against his former team highlighted a 16-hit afternoon for Minnesota, and the Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 9-5 on Saturday.
Despite falling short in a round of voting Friday, Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier will play in the All-Star game after all, the MLB announced Saturday afternoon.
Brian Dozier hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to cap a seven-run rally and give the Minnesota Twins an 8-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.