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The Twins roster is expected to look different next year as they restructure following a season of failed expectations. That makes Robbie Grossman's status for 2019 uncertain.
Ehire Adrianza's 19th double of the season Wednesday might have been his most impressive.
Stephen Gonsalves entered in the second inning and picked up his first major league victory, throwing six innings of one-hit baseball.
The left fielder aggravated a calf injury Monday in Detroit and the team won't push him.
The righthander had his second consecutive impressive start, while Miguel Sano went 0-for-4 with four strikeouts in his return.
It's a family feud of sorts, as Toby Gardenhire gets a chance to face off with his father this week.
Eddie Rosario homered in the first inning but had to leave after reinjuring his quadriceps in the fourth.
KANSAS CITY, MO – Mitch Garver exercised on an elliptical machine for about 10 minutes on Saturday afternoon, but there wasn't much more planned…
Twins catcher Mitch Garver took a Luke Voit foul ball of his mask on Wednesday and was not in the lineup Thursday as a precaution.
After initially expressing hope Miguel Sano could return to the lineup from a lower left leg injury in a couple of days, the Twins have taken a more cautious approach. He has missed five games.
Conversations between Twins officials and Byron Buxton were described as positive, and they have been able to explain to Buxton that he remains part of their long-term plans.
Eddie Guardado's son, Niko, found his calling in acting, not baseball.
Alex Bregman kept up his current hit streak on Wednesday, crushing a two-run home run as part of a 9-1 victory over the Twins.
Miguel Sano suffered a left leg bruise sliding into second base early in Tuesday night's loss at Houston, in which Trevor May allowed four first-inning runs.
Since joining Houston in late July, Ryan Pressly has been part of the bridge to the ninth inning, using his 96-miles-per-hour fastball and his breaking ball to shut down opponents.
Gibson allowed two solo homers in the first four innings, which was enough offense for Houston.
Twins see rules evolving as more relievers start.
Nick Anderson, a Twins pitching prospect from Crosby at Class AAA Rochester, had to clean up his act.
The underlying aspect of the decision is that Byron Buxton is 13 days shy of qualifying for another full season of major league service time. Instead of him becoming a free agent after the 2021 season, it will be pushed back to 2022.
Chris Gimenez was the last of a series of ineffective Minnesota players to take the mound.
Jose Berrios posted his fifth consecutive short start on Saturday, leaving in the fourth inning of the Twins 7-4 loss to the Rangers after just four innings during which he gave up three of the Rangers four home runs.
The first five Twins batters of the fifth inning reached base, and they took control from there in a 10-7 victory to open a weekend series with the Rangers.
ARLINGTON, TEXAS – While Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco returned to the lineup on Friday after missing all three games in Cleveland because of cramping…
Tyler Austin hit two home runs for the Twins. But reliever Matt Magill gave up three homers in 24 pitches after Jose Berrios struggled through five innings.
Thrust into the lead role when Jason Castro was injured, Garver admits he had some early season doubts.
Tyler Austin hit two home runs in a 6-2 loss to Oakland at Target Field on Sunday, including one that landed in the restaurant Catch well beyond center field in the fourth inning.
The organization's minor league teams have experimented with using relievers to start games, with limited success.
Left-hander Stephen Gonsalves admitted to a case of nerves before and during Monday's 8-5 loss to the White Sox. He was knocked out in the second inning.
Trevor Hildenberger is, outing by outing, distancing himself from a rough stretch in which he gave up home runs in four consecutive appearances.
The Twins knocked out Francisco Liriano with eight runs in the first two innings and then broke open a one-run game with a huge sixth inning.
The Twins, in the coming weeks, plan to keep moving their outfielders around so they will be prepared for any situation.
The Twins know there's plenty of power in Tyler Austin's 6-2, 220-pound frame — and they hope to get more of it out of him.
Kohl Stewart's major league debut in Detroit was going fine until the fifth inning, when he lost one long battle and then lost his focus.
In just 11 games with the Twins, second baseman Logan Forsythe has batted in six different spots ion the Twins' batting order.
Trevor Hildenberger allowed two hits - including a home run, but got the next three outs for his second major league save in the same yard he got his first last season: Comerica Park.
Ervin Santana, making his fourth start since returning from finger surgery in February, gave up just three hits and walked two. But two of the three hits were home runs.
The Twins received a hard-throwing minor-league pitcher who pitched only twice this season before suffering a season-ending injury. They also put Adalberto Mejia on the disabled list.
The Indians snapped a 4-4 tie in ninth on Michael Brantley's game-winning hit, ending a game in which the Twins were frustrated by more than the final score.
Twins starter Jose Berrios is 8-2 with a 2.79 ERA during night games this season and 3-6 with a 4.77 ERA during day games.
Eddie Rosario made his 75th consecutive start of the season Wednesday, batting second and playing left field.
Adalberto Mejia left Tuesday night's rain-delayed game after five innings with a three-run lead and a strained left wrist. Up until his last pitch, he was aggressive and efficient.
To make room for Matt Magill, righthander Matt Belisle was put on the 10-day disabled list because of a sore right knee.
If the Twins thought they'd bull their way back into the division race during their four-game series in Cleveland, that idea was quickly laid to rest in an ugly 10-0 loss.
The Twins were blown out by the Indians on Monday in Cleveland.
Johnny Field was claimed off waivers on Friday after batting .213 for Tampa Bay with six home runs.
August might be a busy month of deals, even though players will have to go through waivers. Ervin Santana isn't the only Twins player who could find a new home.
Their attention turned to the future, the Twins loaded up by landing 11 minor leaguers in return for Eduardo Escobar, Brian Dozier and three other veterans.
Center fielder Byron Buxton was placed on the disabled list at Class AAA Rochester on Wednesday because of a continuing issue with his left wrist.
With an expiring contract on a team with a losing record, Brian Dozier knew his time in Minnesota was coming to an end.
He thought about his rehab and what it took to come back from Tommy John surgery on March 22, 2017 -- and 683 days in between major league appearances.
After trading Eduardo Escobar and Ryan Pressly on Friday — receiving a total of five prospects in return — the Twins would like to make the best of a disappointing season, continue to add to their inventory of prospects and look ahead to the offseason.
Jack Morris looked out at one of the largest crowds to ever watch the Hall of Fame induction ceremony, and blurted out a two-word opening that was corny but intended to keep him calm.
The slugger fondly recalled his short stint in Minnesota, during which he hit his 600th career home run.
"It's a special group of guys, it really is," Jack Morris said of going into the Hall of Fame on Sunday with Alan Trammell, Jim Thome, Vladimir Guerrero, Trevor Hoffman and Chipper Jones.
George Brett and Rob Carew were persuasive when Jack Morris' candidacy came before the Modern Era Committee.
Jack Morris has found a way to summarize a career that included 254 wins, 175 complete games, 28 shutouts — and perhaps the greatest Game 7 performance in sports history. He'll deliver Sunday in Cooperstown..
A three-run, inside-the-park homer by former Twin Drew Butera seals team's fate in 5-3 loss.
Santana went through a longer-than-expected recovery following surgery in early February to remove a calcium deposit from his right middle finger.
Ervin Santana will throw in the bullpen Sunday while the Twins decide when they will activate the veteran starter from the 60-day disabled list.
The Twins on Friday night returned from the All-Star break and put up a late rally but ultimately lost again to the last-place Royals.
The Twins understand Miguel Sano's situation, and also considered that it is All-Star week and he has not had a break yet.
Back-to-back home runs by Houston's George Springer and Alex Bregman in the 10th inning capped a wild All-Star game in Washington, won 8-6 by the visiting American League.
Free agency and the use of the designated hitter in the National League were hot topics during All-Star festivities in Washington.
Those who know Jose Berrios say he carries himself as if he knows he's good — but he backs it up with work he does behind the scenes. That intersection of talent and sweat that has his career ascending.
The Padres lefthander is getting to appear at his second consecutive All-Star Game, and has a group of friends and family along for the trip.
Cleveland struggled a bit going into the break but still enjoys a comfortable lead in the AL Central.
Top minor-league prospect Alex Kiriloff had two hits while former Twins Torii Hunter and David Ortiz managed the USA and World teams.
Joe Mauer had four RBI and the Twins on Friday night jumped to an 8-1 advantage, but Tampa Bay wasn't going away quietly.
X-rays of Byron Buxton's left wrist Friday were negative, but the center fielder was not considered in the clear yet after being injured Thursday…
The Twins beat Kansas City 8-5 for their sixth victory in seven games against baseball's two worst teams, which have a combined record of 52-133 so far this season.
Twins officials said the timing is right, with the upcoming All-Star break, for Addison Reed to get healthy.
Jose Berrios was just starting to plan for the four days off that come during the All-Star break when he found out that he wouldn't be getting the time off.
As much as the Twins have struggled this season, their woes are no match for Baltimore, which dropped all four games at Target Field and fell to 41 games below .500.
Mitch Garver, who is splitting time with Bobby Wilson behind the plate, is batting .542 (13-for-24) since June 21, raising his average 50 points to .268.
With the Twins struggling to stay in contention, there might be some moves made before the July 31 trade deadline.
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