Joe Mauer hit a grand slam and Chris Parmelee added a three-run shot and the Minnesota Twins outlasted the Kansas City Royals 8-7 to complete a sweep of a doubleheader Saturday.
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.
Darin Mastroianni and Ryan Doumit each homered and drove in three runs, Samuel Deduno baffled the struggling Detroit Tigers for seven innings and the Minnesota Twins snapped a four-game losing streak with a 9-3 victory Monday night.
Trevor Plouffe has been scratched from the Minnesota Twins’ lineup and placed on the disabled list after aggravating a right thumb injury during batting practice before a game against the Cleveland Indians.
First on Zach Parisse’s off-season agenda is to start skating on an Olympic sheet of ice to increase his speed. Make no mistake that Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman is putting this team together in the off-season.
Josh Willingham and Trevor Plouffe hit homers in a five-run third and Ryan Doumit had a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the seventh inning, lifting the Minnesota Twins to an 8-6 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.
Trevor Plouffe homered twice, Josh Willingham and Drew Butera had one each and the Minnesota Twins came back from four runs down to take a big lead, then held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 10-8 Sunday.
It will be interesting to see where Minnesota Twins infielder Trevor Plouffe ends up this season. From an abysmal start to a rare team leader in home runs, what happened?
Francisco Liriano spoiled Kevin Youkilis’ first game with Chicago, throwing a season-high seven innings to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 4-1 victory over the White Sox on Monday night.
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.
Trevor Plouffe hasn’t hit a home run in two games.
Ryan Braun has watched his childhood buddy Trevor Plouffe climb up the leader board in home runs with a remarkable binge of late that included two long balls in Minnesota’s series opener against Braun’s Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.
Trevor Plouffe had a homer, a double and three RBIs to lead the Minnesota Twins to an 11-7 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
justin Morneau and Josh Willingham each hit two-run homers, Trevor Plouffe also went deep and the Minnesota Twins held off the Kansas City Royals 10-7 on Monday night.