Joe Mauer had three hits, drove in two runs and was flawless in his first game at first base as the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 6-2 on Thursday night.
Tsuyoshi Nishioka’s long-delayed debut in Minnesota has arrived. This time, he’ll play a different part.
Just as Joe Mauer and Tsuyoshi Nishioka are getting closer to returning to the Minnesota Twins, Justin Morneau is headed to the disabled list.
Minnesota Twins second baseman Tsuyoshi Nishioka will not need a cast or surgery for his broken left fibula.
It always hurts a little bit more losing there. Today it hurt a lot.
Twins infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured left fibula, the team announced.
My legs and arms have finally had a chance to thaw out, and I do apologize to the others at Hammond Stadium for the blinding light.
Early in spring training, it is foreseeable that Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire will watch a pop fly drift toward second base as middle infielders Tsuyoshi Nishioka and Alexi Casilla track it down.
The Twins are confident in newly signed Tsuyoshi Nishioka — as long as he stays consistant and can adjust to MLB pitchers.
A baker’s dozen of journalists were waiting at the doorway to the Minnesota Twins clubhouse, and for once they weren’t looking for Joe Mauer.
The Minnesota Twins gave Japanese infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka a warm welcome, trying to make Target Field feel a little less foreign.
Japanese batting champion Tsuyoshi Nishioka and the Minnesota Twins reached preliminary agreement Thursday on a three-year contract worth about $10 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
Infielders J.J. Hardy and Brendan Harris are Baltimore-bound after being traded to the Orioles by the Minnesota Twins, according to CBS Sports’ Scott Miller.