Well aware that his team won’t be playing in October, Twins manager Ron Gardenhire is at least thankful for the opportunity to check out some of his young prospects in September.
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Minnesota Twins All-Star Joe Mauer was out of the starting lineup for the third straight night against Kansas City due to back spasms.
All King Felix needs is one. Felix Hernandez struck out five in a five-hitter and Eric Thames hit a solo homer in the eighth inning to lift the Seattle Mariners to a 1-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.
Oakland left-hander Brett Anderson pitched seven innings in his first start since undergoing elbow surgery nearly 15 months ago and the Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Tuesday night.
Josh Willingham drove in two runs against his former team, Joe Mauer hit a two-run single and the Twins snapped Oakland’s four-game winning streak and a five-game skid of their own with a 7-2 victory over the Athletics on Monday night.
Minnesota has left struggling middle infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka on the bench after a rough start to his first stint with the Twins this season.
Tsuyoshi Nishioka’s first season with Minnesota was a major disappointment. His second stint with the Twins is off to an even worse start.
The Minnesota Twins have recallled infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka from Triple-A Rochester. Nishioka played second base and batted seventh Monday night against the Cleveland Indians. He batted .284 in 84 games at Rochester.
Twins manager Ron Gardenhire has a stomach virus that sent him home during Minnesota’s game against Baltimore.
Sitting in Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire’s office, encased in clear plastic, is slugger Jim Thome’s 607th career home run ball.
Ron Gardenhire continues to be impressed every time he sees Justin Verlander pitch.
Ron Gardenhire deflected credit on the night the Minnesota Twins gave their manager his 900th career victory. Trevor Plouffe hit a two-run single, one of six singles during Minnesota’s four-run fourth inning, to help the Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 6-4 Monday night.
The NHL’s free agency season starts Sunday, but will the Wild be real suitors for Sutter? Sources say Ryan Sutter — the most sought-after defenseman in the NHL free agency — will not be quick to sign but will listen to many offers before making a decision.
Twins manager Ron Gardenhire was looking for a good, low-pressure spot to get closer Matt Capps back on the mound. He found it during a lopsided game on Saturday.