Polanco, Twins Top Rangers 6-3 For 1st 4-Game Sweep Of TexasJorge Polanco cleared the bases with a tiebreaking triple in the eighth inning, helping the Minnesota Twins to their first-ever four-game sweep of Texas with a 6-3 victory over the Rangers on Sunday. Polanco's two-out liner to the gap in right-center field off Emmanuel Clase (0-2) followed the hard-throwing rookie getting a strikeout and groundout after putting runners at second and third with no outs.
30 Players: Ohtani, Barreto Top List Of Best Prospects In AL WestThe Angels made a big splash this off-season adding a big, young talent to their team.
Wild Blog: Home Ice AdvantageFor this year’s Wild team, home ice advantage isn’t just a saying you’ll hear on their TV commercials, it’s really happening. The first two games they played at Xcel Energy Center this year were shutouts, and on Saturday they killed Tampa Bay by a score of 7-2. There’s no question the Wild seem to do better in St. Paul where they’ve got 18,000 screaming fans in their corner.
Twins Drop 9th Straight Road Game, 5-4 At Texas Minnesota left fielder Josh Willingham made a diving attempt at a sinking line drive. A couple of batters later, he was chasing down a deep fly ball when he ran into the outfield wall.
Twins Fall 5-4 To Rangers To Lose Series Leonys Martin doubled twice and scored three times, including the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and the Texas Rangers beat Minnesota Twins 5-4 on Thursday to win their second straight four-game series on the road.
Saunders, Rangers Grind Out 1-0 Win Over Twins Joe Saunders made an impressive return to the Texas rotation and Luis Sardinas drove in the only run of the game to lift the Rangers to a 1-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.
TTYM: John Daly Tees Off A Model And Francoeur Thinks His Teammate Is DeafIn this week's That Thing You Missed watch John Daly hit a golf ball out of a model's mouth, while another golfer deals with a different type of hazard, a hockey fan's creepy haircut and is this the most epic professional sports prank ever?
Gallo Goes There: Don't Like New York? Why You Need Their Teams To Be GreatOkay, whoa. Whoa whoa whoa. Where are you going? Don’t leave. Not rooting for them more than your own favorite teams. That’s not what I mean. Not even rooting for them to win championships. But rooting for them to be good. Rooting for them to be legitimate contenders.
Keidel: New York, The Worst Sports Town In AmericaLocal cable providers love to remind us that we have nine - yes, nine - professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.
Twins HRs End Darvish No-Hit Bid In 7th, Top Texas With Nolan Ryan watching from the front row, Yu Darvish looked as if he might have the no-hit stuff that made Big Tex so special.
Rangers Hold Off Twins 4-3 Adrian Beltre homered and rookie Justin Grimm won his second consecutive start and the Texas Rangers beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Friday.
Harrison, Beltre Lead Texas Past Twins 8-0 Matt Harrison took a no-hit bid into the seventh and went eight innings for his career-high 15th victory and Adrian Beltre hit for the cycle for the Texas Rangers in an 8-0 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.
Hamilton Has 5 RBIs, Rangers Beat Twins 10-6 Josh Hamilton had five RBIs and Mitch Moreland doubled in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning that carried the Texas Rangers to a 10-6 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
Twins Hand Rangers Fifth Straight Loss, 5-1 Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau drove in two runs each, Francisco Liriano pitched around six walks and the Minnesota Twins handed the Texas Rangers their season-high fifth straight loss with a 5-1 win Friday night.
Wild Ship Wellman To Rangers For ChristensenThe Minnesota Wild have traded forward Casey Wellman to the New York Rangers for center Erik Christensen and a conditional seventh-round draft choice.