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.
Eddie Rosario homered on the first pitch he saw in his major league career, Eduardo Escobar also homered and had five RBIs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 13-0 on Wednesday night.
Jesse Chavez struck out seven and allowed one unearned run in 7 1-3 innings and the Oakland Athletics snapped Minnesota’s five-game winning streak with a 2-1 victory over the Twins on Tuesday night.
Torii Hunter’s three-run homer broke a sixth-inning tie, giving Phil Hughes his first win and the streaking Minnesota Twins an 8-7 victory Monday night over the Oakland Athletics.
The Twins welcomed fans of the classic Star Wars movies to Target Field for Star Wars Day, May 4th — as in, “May the Fourth be with you.”
The Minnesota Twins have placed left fielder Oswaldo Arcia on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained right hip flexor muscle.
The Minnesota Twins host the Oakland Athletics Monday night at Target Field, and one of the organization’s top young prospects will be in uniform. The Twins announced that Oswaldo Arcia has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right hip flexor strain. To replace him on the roster, the Twins recalled outfielder Eddie Rosario from Class AAA Rochester.
Trevor Plouffe hit his first grand slam in the majors and drove in career-high five runs, powering the Minnesota Twins past the Chicago White Sox 13-3 Sunday for a four-game sweep.
Trevor Plouffe and Torii Hunter homered, helping Ricky Nolasco return to the rotation with a win as the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 Saturday.