Dozier, Twins Finish Sweep Of Orioles With 5-3 WinBrian Dozier and Joe Mauer hit back-to-back home runs with two outs in the sixth inning, propelling the Minnesota Twins past the Baltimore Orioles 5-3 Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep.
Twins Closer Glen Perkins Gets Surprise Gift After All-Star SelectionMinnesota Twins closer Glen Perkins had quite a night Monday as the team earned a walk-off 4-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles at Target Field. After being selected for his third straight All-Star Game, his wife surprised him with a Porsche in the parking lot.
Mauer Has 2-Run HR Among 4 Hits As Twins Beat Royals 5-3Joe Mauer hit a two-run homer in his first four-hit game in nearly two years, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 Saturday night.
13 Minnesota Athletes Now On Local Pro TeamsThe Minnesota sports fan is a rare breed: One that hopes for the best but expects the worst, yet still somehow still manages to be devastated at the end of the day. But when a Minnesota athlete has a chance to come home and play for a team, we salivate like sharks that smell blood. Especially if it's a professional athlete.
Twins Still Confident, Despite June SwoonThe elbow pad. The shin guard. The batting gloves. Enraged over a called third strike, Torii Hunter had already hurled almost all of his accessories when he ripped off his white pinstriped Minnesota Twins jersey and heaved that onto the field, too.
Pelfrey Tosses 8 Strong Innings, Twins Blank Brewers 2-0Mike Pelfrey pitched eight strong innings, his longest outing in three years, and the Minnesota Twins avoided a series sweep by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 on Sunday.
Dozier's RBI Triple Lifts Twins In 3-2 Win Over Blue JaysBrian Dozier drove in the tiebreaking run with a triple in the seventh inning, lifting the Minnesota Twins past the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Saturday.
Buehrle Slows Twins In Their 6-4 LossScoring a lot of runs early in the game has played a big part in Minnesota's surprisingly strong start this season. It's the later innings that haven't been as fruitful for the Twins, who were shut down by Mark Buehrle on Friday night and saw their five-game winning streak snapped with a 6-4 loss.
Hunter, Nuñez Homer In Twins' 4-3 Win Over White SoxHunter homered, Trevor May pitched a career-high seven innings and the Minnesota Twins defeated the Chicago White Sox 4-3 on Saturday.
Twins Blog: Homestand NotesThe Twins finished a brief three-game homestand versus the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. Brief, but successful as they took two of three from Tampa.
Aaron Thompson Becoming Trusted Arm In Twins' BullpenThere's no way the Twins could've expected they'd be getting what they're getting out of this guy this season. If they had, Aaron Thompson would've made the big league roster out of spring training.
Santana, Hughes Lead Twins To 3-2 Win Over RaysDanny Santana's triple keyed a late two-run rally, and Phil Hughes pitched seven strong innings Friday night to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
10 Reasons The Minnesota Twins Are Above .500After a dreadful 1-6 start which included an ugly opening series at Detroit and an even worse home opener, the Twins have made quite the bounce back. They've gone 17-8 since and are 18-14 heading into this week's series at Detroit and Tampa Bay.
Hunter Continues Hot Streak In 7-4 Win Over ClevelandTorii Hunter continued his torrid stretch with three hits, including a home run, and the Minnesota Twins defeated the Cleveland Indians 7-4 on Saturday.
Surging Twins Beat Athletics 6-5 To Finish Home Stand 8-3Eddie Rosario drove in two runs and Glen Perkins got four outs for his 10th save to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 6-5 on Thursday. Eduardo Escobar also drove in two runs, and the Twins overcame a rough start from Ricky Nolasco to win for the seventh time in eight games.