Nick Blackburn pitched three scoreless innings and the Minnesota Twins hit three home runs Sunday to beat a New York Yankees split squad 5-1.
Danny Valencia hit a three-run homer among his two hits Saturday as the Minnesota Twins broke out of a hitting funk and beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2.
Adam Wainwright couldn’t help but flash a big grin. He had plenty of reason to be happy.
Francisco Liriano struck out five of the nine batters he faced in the Minnesota Twins’ 1-0 loss to a Tampa Bay Rays split squad on Thursday.
Wei-Yin Chen looked totally at ease in his new surroundings. Chen made a neat exhibition debut, pitching two scoreless innings for the Baltimore Orioles in a 6-0 win Wednesday over the Minnesota Twins.
Scott Baker pitched two hitless innings in his spring debut as the Minnesota Twins beat the Tamps Bay Rays 3-2 on Tuesday.
It was only the first game of spring training, but things were looking good for the Minnesota Twins.
The Minnesota Twins take the field for their first game on Saturday. While it’s only a spring training game, it could be a good indicator for how the team will play this season.
The Minnesota Twins had all sorts of defensive issues last year with a variety of young players in the middle infield. They’re hoping to clean things up quite a bit this season, and it’ll start with a seasoned veteran up the middle.
There’s a different vibe in the Minnesota Twins clubhouse this spring. Michael Cuddyer, Joe Nathan and Jason Kubel are gone, and the Twins are still adjusting to the loss of the three steadying influences.
Twins General Manager Terry Ryan talked about the opening of Spring Training with Dave Lee Tuesday morning.
Joel Zumaya’s comeback bid with the Minnesota Twins took a worrisome turn on Saturday when the reliever ended a throwing session early because of discomfort in his right elbow.
Justin Morneau has reported for duty for Minnesota Twins spring training.
Denard Span has reported to Minnesota Twins spring training, and the center fielder is ready to see how he feels coming off a year of concussion problems.
Joe Mauer says he plans to hit the ground running at spring training this year. That means he is taking a far different approach from a quiet spring last season that preceded the worst baseball year of his career.