Minnesota Twins right-handed starter Nick Blackburn has left the game against the New York Yankees in the second inning with a lateral forearm strain in his pitching arm.
Justin Verlander allowed one run over 7 2-3 innings to become baseball’s first 18-game winner, and the Detroit Tigers breezed to an easy 7-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
Jim Thome hit a tiebreaking RBI double during Minnesota’s three-run eighth inning and the Twins beat the Boston Red Sox 5-2 on Wednesday night.
Danny Valencia singled home the go-ahead run for the second straight day, this time in the eighth inning, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 7-5 in a sloppy game played on another sweltering day at Target Field.
Nick Blackburn pitched eight shutout innings for the Minnesota Twins, and Michael Cuddyer’s home run was enough to beat Mark Buehrle and the Chicago White Sox 1-0 on Thursday.
Alexi Casilla matched a career high with four hits and drove in two runs, leading the Minnesota Twins to a 7-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
Nick Blackburn came through with a desperately needed complete game and Denard Span had three hits and an RBI to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
Nick Blackburn pitched seven solid innings for Minnesota, which has won three straight — all on the road — following a season-high nine-game losing streak.
Nick Blackburn earned his first win in a month, Jason Kubel had a pair of RBI and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 3-2 Wednesday to sweep a brief two-game series behind some outstanding pitching.
Nick Blackburn pitched three perfect innings and Chris Parmelee hit a solo homer Saturday to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 6-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Kila Ka’aihue had yet to show his power potential for the Royals. The first two innings agaist Minnesota changed all that. Ka’aihue hit two home runs and drove in a career-high four runs to lead […]
SEATTLE(AP) _ Nick Blackburn kept the Seattle Mariners crossed up all day. Newly acquired reliever Brian Fuentes met the Minnesota Twins’ expectations. The duo combined on a two-hitter Saturday, leading the Twins to a 1-0 […]
The Minnesota Twins want to remember the jubilation of piling on one another as long as possible. Chicago can’t erase the memory fast enough.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ One night after watching 39-year-old slugger Jim Thome lumber out a triple, Denard Span put his young legs to work in a big, big way.
Chase Utley told everyone he wasn’t hurt and backed it up with a strong all-around performance.