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.
Pitcher Kyle Gibson Turning A Corner With TwinsThe Minnesota Twins have been waiting patiently for RHP Kyle Gibson to turn a corner. With 17 straight scoreless innings, some are saying he might be there.
Twins Plouffe To Miss Game Against IndiansTwins third baseman Trevor Plouffe will miss Saturday's game against the Indians because of a family matter. Twins manager Paul Molitor says Plouffe has flown to Texas, but he's expected to rejoin the team for the finale of the three-game series on Sunday.
Stable Veterans Flying Under The Radar Can Help Your Fantasy Baseball TeamA lot of fantasy baseball owners like to grab a rookie early and wait for him to pan out on the field. That can take all season, though. Sometimes, it's best to grab the non-flashy veterans with the steady statistics instead, because at least they're playing every day—and playing at a level you can rely on to win your league.
Plouffe Slam, 5 RBIs, Twins Rout White Sox For 4-Game SweepTrevor Plouffe hit his first grand slam in the majors and drove in career-high five runs, powering the Minnesota Twins past the Chicago White Sox 13-3 Sunday for a four-game sweep.
Plouffe, Hunter Homer, Help Nolasco, Twins Beat White SoxTrevor Plouffe and Torii Hunter homered, helping Ricky Nolasco return to the rotation with a win as the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 Saturday.
Twins Blog: Homestand NotesAfter an awful 1-5 road trip to start the 2015 campaign, the Twins returned home to the friendly confines of Target Field determined to brush off a bad start and right the ship.
Plouffe's Homer In 11th Lifts Twins Over Indians 3-2Trevor Plouffe led off the 11th inning with a soaring home run to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 3-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night.
Top 5 Walk-Up Songs For Twins Players - 2015 EditionLast year we brought you the top 5 walk-up songs for the Minnesota Twins. But just as the roster can change from year to year, so too can these classic call-to-bats. So, in honor of this week's home opener we decided to take a look at what tunes stayed the same, what changed and what ones are simply the best.
Twins Beat Orioles 10-9 In Matt Wieters' Return From SurgeryMatt Wieters returned to catching exactly six months after Tommy John surgery and played six innings in the Baltimore Orioles' 10-9 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday.
Twins 3B Plouffe Enters Season With Sano Waiting For ChanceTrevor Plouffe is coming off of a season in which he led the Minnesota Twins in RBIs and signed a $4.8 million, one-year contract that made him the highest-paid third baseman in franchise history. Put those two things together and the 28-year-old Plouffe would appear to be on firm footing heading into his sixth season in the big leagues.
Twins Avoid Arbitration With Trevor Plouffe, 3 OthersThe Minnesota Twins have agreed to one-year deals with third baseman Trevor Plouffe, left-hander Tommy Milone, right-hander Casey Fiend and infielder Eduardo Nunez that avoided arbitration. The Twins announced the agreements on Friday. Plouffe will earn $4.8 million next season after hitting .258 with 14 home runs and a team-leading 80 RBIs last season.
Twins Fall To Division-Leading Tigers 4-2The Minnesota Twins did what they could against Max Scherzer, forcing the star right-hander to throw 116 pitches in six innings. "We had a lot of good at-bats and made him throw a ton of pitches. He still hangs in there," Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said. "That's why he's a stud."
Plouffe Done For Season With Broken Left Forearm Minnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe's season has ended a few days early, because of a broken left forearm.
Plouffe Lifts Twins Past Indians In 10thAfter a 13-inning victory the night before, the long-shot Cleveland Indians held out hope that they could still sneak into the playoffs. They were dealt a serious setback Friday night.