Trevor Plouffe On DL Over Intercostal StrainThe Minnesota Twins have placed third baseman Trevor Plouffe on the 15-day disabled list with a right intercostal strain.
Winless Twins Striking Out At Historic RateThe metaphor for the start of this season for the Minnesota Twins is obvious: one big swing and a miss.
Plouffe Pushes Twins Past Pirates Split Squad, 3-0Trevor Plouffe had two hits and two RBIs as the Minnesota Twins beat a Pittsburgh Pirates split squad 3-0 on Saturday. Minnesota's Kyle Gibson went six innings, allowing three hits with no walks and eight strikeouts.
Twins, Plouffe Agree To $7.25M 1-Year ContractThe Minnesota Twins have agreed with third baseman Trevor Plouffe on a $7.25 million, one-year contract to avoid arbitration. The Twins made the announcement on Monday. Plouffe hit .244 last season with 22 home runs and a career-high 86 RBIs.
Jepsen, Twins Agree To $5.3M ContractRight-hander Kevin Jepsen have avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract worth $5,312,500. The agreement, announced Friday, gives the pitcher a raise of more than $2 million from his earnings of $3,025,000 last year.
Twins Agree To Deals With 4 Arbitration-Eligible PlayersThe Minnesota Twins have agreed to one-year contracts with infielders Eduardo Escobar and Eduardo Nunez, right-hander Casey Fien and lefty Tommy Milone, averting salary arbitration.
Tommy Milone Agrees To $4.5 Million, 1-Year Contract With TwinsLeft-hander Tommy Milone and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a $4.5 million, one-year contract, a deal that avoids salary arbitration.
Twins Rally For 4-2 Win Over Indians, Gain On Wild CardPinch-runner Eduard Nunez scored from third base on a wild pitch and Torii Hunter hit a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning to give Minnesota a 4-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night, moving the Twins a little closer to an AL wild-card spot.
Eaton Gets 3 Hits To Help Quintana, White Sox Beat Twins 8-2Adam Eaton had three hits, Carlos Sanchez hit a two-run double and the Chicago White Sox used a seven-run fourth inning to beat the Minnesota Twins 8-2 on Saturday night.
Plouffe Homers Twice To Lift Twins Past Chisox 6-2Trevor Plouffe hit a pair of solo homers, including a tie-breaking shot in the eighth, to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 6-2 win over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.
Milone's 7 Innings, Sano's Blast Lift Twins Over White SoxTommy Milone struck out seven in seven innings and Miguel Sano hit another monster home run to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 3-0 on Wednesday night.
Twins Offense Quieted By Fiers, Astros In 4-1 LossMike Fiers followed his no-hitter with another stellar start for Houston, pitching into the seventh inning with three hits allowed for the first-place Astros in a 4-1 victory Saturday over the Minnesota Twins.