A Couple Bad Days Ended MLB Seasons This PostseasonFor good baseball teams that endured months of semi-quarantine, COVID-19 protocols and eerily quiet stadiums, watching a season end in less than 36 hours was brutal.
Donaldson Out, Buxton In On Twins' Wild Card Game RosterThe Twins released their roster for their match against the Houston Astros, and Donaldson is not listed. He missed the final two games of the season after suffering a calf injury on Friday.
Twins Beat Reds 7-3, Clinch Home Field In First RoundThere was no excited reaction Saturday night after the Minnesota Twins guaranteed they’ll be at home when the postseason begins Tuesday.
Minnesota Twins Thank Loyal Fans For Support Through Pandemic Season With A Car ParadeDespite no fans in the stands this year, the Twins have had an incredible end to their regular season. The team thanked those who stayed loyal from their homes by having a car parade outside Target Field on Saturday.
Reds Beat Twins 7-2, Clinch First Playoff Spot Since 2013Mike Moustakas homered twice, Freddy Galvis hit a solo shot and the Cincinnati Reds clinched their first playoff spot since 2013, beating the AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins 7-2 Friday night.
Cubs Edge Twins 1-0 For 5th Straight WinKyle Hendricks tossed eight innings of three-hit, shutout ball to outduel Rich Hill, and the Chicago Cubs edged the Minnesota Twins 1-0 on Friday night for their fifth straight win.
With 3 Homers, Twins Slow Down White Sox 5-1Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano each hit a two-run homer, and the Minnesota Twins denied the Chicago White Sox a chance to clinch their first playoff berth in 12 years with a 5-1 victory Wednesday night.
Twins Announce 2021 Spring Training ScheduleThe Minnesota Twins announced their home spring training schedule on Wednesday, with their home opener set for Sunday, Feb. 28 against the Baltimore Orioles.
Byron Buxton Homers Again As Twins Beat Indians, 8-4Minnesota won for the ninth time in 11 games since it closed August with a six-game slide.
Twins' Sergio Romo Suspended For Jawing With Indians' Francisco LindorRomo worked a perfect eighth, retiring Lindor on an inning-ending flyout. Romo and Lindor exchanged words as the shortstop ran toward first, and then the two walked toward each other before they were separated by teammates.
Buxton, Twins Hand Cleveland's Shane Bieber 1st Loss This Season, Win 3-1The best pitcher in baseball this season by so many measures, Cleveland's Shane Bieber has made so few mistakes.
Twins' Michael Pineda Stays Sharp For 7 Innings Beating Tigers 6-2Ryan Jeffers hit his first major league homer to spark Minnesota's four-run third inning, and Michael Pineda stayed sharp in his return from suspension by finishing seven innings for the Twins in a 6-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Monday.
Buxton Beats Out Infield Single In 9th; Twins Top Tigers 4-3Miguel Sanó led Minnesota's rally against the Detroit bullpen with a home run and the tying single in the ninth inning, before Byron Buxton beat out an infield single for the game-winning RBI to give the Twins a 4-3 victory over the Tigers on Saturday night.
Twins Win 3-2 In Extra Innings, Sweep Doubleheader Against TigersMarwin Gonzalez singled home Willians Astudillo in the eighth inning, and the Minnesota Twins rallied to beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 and sweep Friday’s doubleheader.
Polanco And Donaldson Hit Back-To-Back Homers; Twins Beat Tigers 2-0Jorge Polanco and Josh Donaldson hit back-to-back homers to lead off the bottom of the first inning, and Randy Dobnak bounced back with five scoreless innings as the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 2-0 in the first game of Friday’s doubleheader.