Twins Blog: Homestand NotesThe first homestand of the second half is in the books and it wasn't pleasant for the Minnesota Twins.
Morrison's RBI Double In 11th Pushes Mariners Past Twins 4-1Logan Morrison's RBI double in the 11th inning broke the tie and Austin Jackson added a two-run double as the Seattle Mariners outlasted the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Sunday.
Suzuki's RBI Single In 9th Lifts Twins Past Mariners, 3-2Kurt Suzuki hit the winning RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning after two wild pitches by Seattle closer Carson Smith let Minnesota tie the score, and the Twins beat the Mariners 3-2 on Saturday.
Walker, Cruz Lead Mariners To 6-1 Win Over TwinsTaijuan Walker pitched a one-hitter for his first career complete game, Nelson Cruz and Jesus Montero, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Friday night.
Rosario Drives In 3, Leads Twins To 9-5 Win Over MarinersEddie Rosario finished a single shy of the cycle and drove in three runs to help the Minnesota Twins snap a four-game skid with a 9-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.
Twins Have No Answers For Hernandez In 2-0 Loss To SeattlePhil Hughes has yet to have a truly bad outing this season and yet he's winless in his four starts for Minnesota. With how well Felix Hernandez pitched on Friday night for Seattle, Hughes would have needed to be close to perfect.
Twins Visit Mariners This WeekendThe Minnesota Twins will face a team from outside the American League Central for the first time this season when then they visit Safeco Field in Seattle this weekend.
30 Players: Zunino Looks To Build Off Tremendous Spring For MarinersMike Zunino’s first full season with the Mariners was an intriguing one, as the young catcher showed off some of the skills that prompted Seattle to take him third overall in the 2012 draft. But he also showed a lot of his inexperience and a continued lack of plate discipline over the course of 131 games.
5 MLB Trade Deadline WinnersAfter one of the craziest MLB trade deadlines ever, let's take a look at who made the best moves of the day.
Twins Trade 1B Kendrys Morales To Mariners Kendrys Morales is on his way back to Seattle to try and give the Mariners' struggling offense a boost as they chase a playoff spot. The Minnesota Twins traded Morales to the Mariners on Thursday for minor-league pitcher Stephen Pryor. Morales hit 23 home runs and drove in 80 runs for the Mariners last season, but turned down a $14.1 million qualifying offer from Seattle to become a free agent.
Top 5 MLB Closer CelebrationsDo closer celebrations bother you? Here is a list of some of my favorite closer celebrations to help you decide whether they are awesome or down right classless.
Pino Gets 1st Career Win, Twins Beat Mariners 4-2 Yohan Pino has the game ball to prove he belongs in the majors, even if he doesn't have a big league job anymore. The Minnesota Twins rookie right-hander earned his first major league victory — beating the Seattle Mariners 4-2 Thursday night in his fifth big league appearance — and was told after the game that he's being sent back to the minors to make room for LHP Kris Johnson to start Friday at Colorado.