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According to the incident report, Allen was stopped by officers for the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office at around 2 a.m. Thursday at 6th Street S. and Park Avenue
This is not the Twins offense hitting coach Tom Brunansky expected to see coming out of spring training, and he is constantly searching for ways to re-program hitters who have gotten away from what they do well.
The Twins hit three home runs Wednesday, including ones by Brian Dozier and Miguel Sano that, at least for a game, silenced the critics.
After giving up five runs in the fourth inning, which included an odd balk, Tyler Duffey pitched until he was lifted with two outs and two runners on in the seventh.
The Jays started the game with two home runs off pitcher Phil Hughes, including one by Josh Donaldson, who let Twins coach Joe Vavra know he was miffed about what had taken placed during Saturday's game.
Twins closer Glen Perkins has had a setback in his recovery from soreness in his left shoulder. The new plan is for him to wait until the end of the week before trying to play catch again.
The Twins dusted off the postgame dance machine, winning at Target Field for the first time in eight games thanks to a three-run home run in the eighth inning by Eduardo Nunez.
Twins GM Terry Ryan is expected to keep making more adjustments as the Twins remain desperate for victories. And the trade market should heat up over the next month or so.
Eddie Rosario's multiple mistakes landed him in the doghouse, on the bench when he was pulled in the seventh inning Wednesday and ultimately on the way to the minor leagues.
Brian Dozier fumed in the clubhouse after Wednesday's 6-3 loss to the Tigers, saying the 10-29 Twins, "did a lot of things wrong" in their latest defeat.
Phil Hughes left after just 75 pitches with the lead Tuesday night in Detroit, before the Twins bullpen lost the game in remarkable fashion.
Pitcher Jose Berrios is the most recent demotion, which happened after he gave up seven runs in two-thirds of an inning Monday in a 10-8 loss to the Tigers.
After Jose Berrios was knocked out during an eight-run first inning, the Twins tied the game -- and then lost because of two Detroit home runs.
Twins manager Paul Molitor reminds right fielder Miguel Sano at times that learning a new position takes time. He doesn't want his young slugger to get down if things aren't going well defensively.
Using an "oddball" lineup, the Twins won back-to-back games for first time since April 25-26 at home against Cleveland — which also was their last series win.
Despite Buxton's recent surge at Class AAA Rochester -- a .353 batting average over his past 13 games -- the club doesn't appear ready to call him back up any time soon.
CLEVELAND – Byung Ho Park’s adjustment to Major League Baseball has been quicker than the Twins expected. Now they are beginning to see what…
They led in the eighth inning before another bullpen implosion made it eight losses in a row.
But he struck out with runners at the corners to end the game.
Hunter, who played his 19th and final season with the Twins last year, has watched many of their games and seen the carnage that has led to the team being tied for worst record in baseball at 8-25.
The Twins got adequate offense and pitching until a late Orioles rally off Kevin Jepsen sent the team to its 24th loss of the season.
Monday's game was postponed, and the forecast for Wednesday's game is not promising with rain expected to fall from midday into the evening.
Twins manager Paul Molitor indicated after Monday night's game was postponed that he is committed to taking a look at the batter order with Mauer and his .420 on-base percentage on top of it.
The postponement seemed to be just what the Twins needed following a 1-5 road trip. But third baseman Trevor Plouffe and manager Paul Molitor disagreed.
Houston, which hit three home runs Wednesday, won back-to-back games for the first time this season while kicking the Twins out of town with a 2-12 road record.
Stuck in a slump, Eddie Rosario got Wednesday off and is trying to work on mechanical issues with hitting coach Tom Brunansky.
Unlike Jose Berrios, Alex Meyer's first start didn't last past the third inning Tuesday night. Meyer was optioned to Class AAA Rochester following the game.
Ervin Santana will be activated from the 15-day disabled list in time to start Saturday in Chicago. Twins manager Paul Molitor made the announcement after Santana threw 30 pitches during a simulated game Tuesday
Jose Berrios understood who he was up against on Monday in Dallas Keuchel -- and he successfully battled both the Astros' star and the umpire's strike zone.
Righthander Ervin Santana could return from the disabled list to start that night, provided his simulated game on Tuesday goes well.
The Twins blew the blueprint and made April a month of misery. They are 7-17 after the season's first month. The four other AL Central teams all have a winning record.
Three-run homer in Tigers first is plenty against a team hard-pressed to build rallies.
Twins righthander Tyler Duffey gave up three runs in the first inning Saturday afternoon, but only one was earned, because of Eduardo Nunez's error.
Rookies Alex Meyer and Jose Berrios join Tyler Duffey, who has 62 innings in the majors, in the starting rotation. Meyer replaces Tommt Milone.
Phil Hughes gave up three runs in the first inning, all the Tigers needed Friday night to win the opener of a three-game series at Target Field.
In three starts with Rochester this season, 21-year-old Jose Berrios is 2-0 with a 1.06 ERA. He has struck out 20 batters and picked up where he left off after a strong 2015.
Miguel Sano's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth bailed out Twins closer Kevin Jepsen, who allowed Cleveland a game-tying home run with two outs in the top of the inning.
Twins fill-in starter Tyler Duffey gave up a run in the first inning, but he settled down after that until the fifth, when Matt den Dekker lined a pitch back up the middle that struck Duffey in his right shoulder.
A ninth-inning homer and a 15th-inning error led to a 16-inning loss, and a sweep.
Whiffs, combined with only two hits, sum up a day full of futility.
Manager Paul Molitor said certain events led to the decision use Sano at his old position.
The righthander was unable to control the strike zone or finish off hitters Friday, and it cost him and the Twins in an 8-4 loss to the Nationals. It dropped him to 0-3 this season.
Just when Byung Ho Park started to get hot at the plate, interleague play showed up to cool him off.
Miguel Sano's dropped line drive led to three Brewers runs Tuesday, and he also didn't deliver at the plate, where he's hitting under .200 for the season.
Crucial flaws at the plate and in the field on Thursday led to a 6-5 loss that ended the Twins' four-game winning streak.
The first three Brewers hitters reached base in the first inning, with runs scoring on Ryan Braun's single and Chris Carter's sacrifice fly.
Over the weekend, the Twins cut down on strikeouts, came up with clutch hits and showed their power potential while getting good pitching. The result was a three-game sweep of the Angels.
The Twins have won their past three games while Trevor Plouffe has gotten hot at the plate, going 8-for-12 in the three games with three doubles, a home run and four RBI.
David Murphy, 34, was signed to a minor-league deal but he isn't expected to stay with Class AAA Rochester long.
At this point, the Twins are looking for anything to get them out of their season-opening slump. Anything to ease the growing mental challenge of pretending nothing is wrong despite their record.
Their 0-7 start includes an offense averaging only 1.9 runs per game.
What will be overlooked among the mounting losses was one of Ricky Nolasco's best outings in his three seasons with the Twins.
Glen Perkins couldn't hold a two-run lead in the ninth, and the Twins lost in the 10th to cap a Royals sweep when Trevor May gave up a run without a hit.
A night full of errors, plus injury adds to the pain in the Twins' longest season-opening winless stretch.
The Twins saw an example of what could happen if Miguel Sano, in his formative stages as an outfielder, makes a misstep when the Cubs' Kyle Schwarber was injured.
Danny Santana on Friday started for a second game in a row as Twins manager Paul Molitor looks for ways to energize the offense.
The celebration of Byung Ho Park's first home run was cut short when the Royals rallied in the eighth inning against a Twins team that has already struck out 49 times on the young season.
At his time last year, the Twins were reeling from the 80-game drug suspension that was handed out the weekend before games began. "Bad times," he said. "But God only knows why things happen"
The latest wave of prospects, including pitcher Jose Berrios and outfielder Max Kepler, will be only a phone call away as the Twins expect a talented group of minor leaguers to play a role in 2016.
Astros shortstop Carlos Correa is everything you'd want in a budding star - and the Twins knew it back in 2012.
Everyone remembers their 1-6 start of a year ago and how it contributed to a 10-12 record in April. But it's just the latest in a Twins trend.
Over his past four games, Dozier is 6-for-13 with five runs scored and two RBI. He's not the only one hitting well lately for the Twins.
Brian Dozier and Danny Santana lead Twins' charge to early 3-0 lead.
Tyler Duffey offered an uneven performance, giving up four runs over four innings on four hits with three walks and two strikeouts. The Twins rallied to win 6-4.
Tyler Duffey will pitch Monday vs. Pittsburgh while veteran Ricky Nolasco will face a team of Baltimore minor-leaguers as their battle for a rotation spot is about to conclude.
Setting the bullpen and the rotation will come down to the final games of spring training.
One of the loudest sounds on Saturday happened when Miguel Sano squared up a pitch and drove it hard off the wall in left field for a double.
The righthander has recovered from a lat strain that cost him the final three months of last season. He has proved this spring that he's healthy and his stuff is as sharp as ever.
Daniel Palka was one of eight players brought over from the minor leagues Tuesday.
After a Sano fielding flub during their 6-4 loss to the Yankees on Sunday, Twins manager Paul Molitor was not concerned about how raw his new right fielder might be.
The 2008 AL MVP had elbow surgery during the offseason and won't be able to swing a bat until June. He's a free agent and is still hoping to play again.
Twins manager Paul Molitor saw some things he liked on Sunday during a 14-5 rout of the Orioles at Hammond Stadium.
Ricky Nolasco, fighting for a spot in the rotation, put the team in a 3-0 hole but recovered.
Their relationship with major league baseball has gotten only stronger in the past 10 years.
Someone had to lose to Baltimore before spring training ended. It just happened to be the Twins.
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