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.
Catcher Joe Mauer was back in the Minnesota Twins’ lineup on Saturday, but at a different position. Mauer played first base and batted third for the second game of an interleague series against the Cincinnati Reds. Mauer was out of the lineup for the last four games because of a bruised right thigh.
Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau is experiencing soreness in his left forearm and is out of the lineup.
The Minnesota Twins placed Carl Pavano on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder strain before Monday night’s game against the Kansas City Royals.
Joe Mauer, who entered Saturday night’s game in an 0 for 10 skid, had three hits and three RBIs, including a two-run homer, to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 7-4 win over the Cleveland Indians.
Twins pitcher Carl Pavano will return to Minneapolis on Sunday to have an MRI on his sore right shoulder.
Ready or not, Francisco Liriano is jumping back into the Minnesota Twins’ beleaguered starting rotation.