Athletics In Position To Overtake Yankees In Wild, A.L. Wild Card RaceWith 17 games remaining, the Yankees are now just two games above the Athletics for home field advantage in the American League Wild Card Game, setting us up for a wild final few weeks of the season.
Manaea's No-Hitter Could Signal Breakout SeasonWhile he may have only put his name on the map because of his no-hitter, Sean Manaea could be enjoying the start of a major breakout season.
Umpire Hit By Fastball During Twins/Athletics Series FinaleMike Muchlinski called balls and strikes Thursday, and was on the receiving end of a fast ball in the late innings that will likely leave him hurting.
Plouffe Grand Slam, Dozier Homer Lead Twins Past AthleticsErvin Santana received the game ball from Joe Mauer after his first win with Minnesota, and he waited months to finally earn it. The Twins' power hitters provided him plenty of support, too.
Twins GM Ryan Disappointed Club Couldn't Sign Pick CodyMinnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan says the club came "close" to signing Kentucky right-hander Kyle Cody but a deal ultimately didn't come together with the 73rd overall pick in last month's amateur draft.
Twins' Rosario Homers On 1st Pitch Of His CareerEddie Rosario homered on the first pitch he saw in his major league career, Eduardo Escobar also homered and had five RBIs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 13-0 on Wednesday night.
Twins' Red-Hot Bats Cooled Off By A's Starter ChavezJesse Chavez struck out seven and allowed one unearned run in 7 1-3 innings and the Oakland Athletics snapped Minnesota's five-game winning streak with a 2-1 victory over the Twins on Tuesday night.
Hunter Backs Hughes With 3-Run HR As Twins Top A's, 8-7Torii Hunter's three-run homer broke a sixth-inning tie, giving Phil Hughes his first win and the streaking Minnesota Twins an 8-7 victory Monday night over the Oakland Athletics.
Twins Put Arcia On DL With Hip Flexor Strain, Recall RosarioThe Minnesota Twins have placed left fielder Oswaldo Arcia on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained right hip flexor muscle.
MLB's Most Impressive Bubble MakersWhen it comes to intimidating opponents, there are several effective methods a major league baseball player could use. There's the thousand-yard stare, the extra-sharp cleats -- and those dreaded tobacco loogies. But nothing is more unsettling to an opponent then a well-formed and hypnotic bubble-gum bubble.
Twins Beat A's 6-1, Snap 12-Game Skid Vs. Oakland Leave it to a pair of former Oakland Athletics to end one of the worst skids the Minnesota Twins have ever had against another club. Kurt Suzuki hit a tiebreaking double and Josh Willingham added two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Twins snapped a 12-game losing streak to Oakland by beating the A's 6-1 on Sunday.