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The Twins welcomed a handful of September call-ups into the clubhouse Tuesday, but most of the talk centered on one prospect who was not promoted.
The Twins head home after a six-game win streak ended with a 5-4 loss to the Rays.
Twins General Manager Terry Ryan is watching prospects at Class AAA Rochester, evaluating potential September call-ups. And righthander Jose Berrios gave him a lot to think about.
The Twins' victory Wednesday over Tampa Bay, their sixth straight on the road, jumps them back into a wild-card spot.
The Twins placed righthander J.R. Graham on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday because of right shoulder inflammation.
Three home runs, including another blast by Miguel Sano, helped the Twins escape a bad outing from Ervin Santana and win a fifth straight game away from Target Field.
Tyler Duffey throws his curveball like he’s been doing it all his life. Not quite.
The Twins hope Byron Buxton’s second MLB stint rivals a trend of his career.
Contributions came from everywhere as the Twins rallied to beat the Orioles 4-3 in 12 innings Sunday.
The Twins wanted to stick to their plan to save closer Glen Perkins for the Rays series that starts Tuesday — despite Perkins’ attempts to make himself available for Sunday’s game with the Orioles.
Their road winning streak reached three games.
Neal Cotts was 1-0 with a 3.26 ERA in 51 appearances with the Brewers.
The Twins made a move to bolster their bullpen following Friday’s 4-3 victory over Baltimore, trading with Milwaukee for veteran lefthander Neal Cotts.
Sharp baserunning and a big bloop hit help the Twins bounce back in the eighth inning at Baltimore.
The Twins waited out a 2 hour, 31 minute rain delay to score a season high in runs, routing Baltimore 15-2 on Thursday night to open a four-game series.
The Twins had a lead in all three games in New York and came away without a victory to start crucial road trip
It’s not under preferred circumstances, but top prospects Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano will finally be in the same Twins lineup.
Alex Rodriguez clobbered a fastball to straightaway center field for a seventh-inning grand slam and the Twins were stunned once again in an 8-4 loss.
Glen Perkins, the Twins’ All-Star closer, headed back to the Twin Cities on Tuesday to have his neck examined.
Eduardo Nunez's booted ground ball in the 10th inning allowed Greg Bird to score the winning run for the Yankees to beat the Twins in New York.
Miguel was one of a handful of Twins playing in Yankee Stadium for the first time.
His second start went much better than his first, as he gave up one hit.
The outfielder has 10 assists in only 80 games this season.
Is it time for Jose Berrios to be the next top prospect to debut for the Twins? He's one of the options to pitch on Saturday night against Cleveland.
After a rare players-only meeting, the Twins rallied for two runs in the eighth and won in a walk-off over the Rangers on Eduardo Escobar's double.
Aaron Hicks was the leadoff hitter for the third time this season Tuesday as manager Paul Molitor continues to search for ways to generate runs.
The Twins honored their 1965 AL championship team, which lost the World Series in seven games.
It happened during both games of the series with the Pirates. A Twins pitcher would get two strikes on a hitter but fail to put him away.
A ninth-inning blast by the Pirates' Jung Ho Kang defeated Glen Perkins and the Twins after they had rallied from a 7-3 deficit.
The Twins’ challenge to reach the playoffs for the first time since 2010 is getting tougher as the transactions roll in.
Trevor Plouffe hit his 13th home run of the season, a three-run blast in the fourth inning, and Ervin Santana pitched eight scoreless innings as the Twins avoided a sweep against the Angels.
Twins manager Paul Molitor is not afraid to shuffle his lineup, but the one he put out on Thursday was an eye-opener.
The Twins' post-All-Star woes got worse vs. L.A. on Wednesday, losing 5-2 to the Angels despite a brief early-game lead.
Indications are that finding bullpen help remains the Twins’ top priority as the July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline approaches.
The Twins looked to pick themselves up off the ground after a blowout loss to Oakland on Sunday. Instead, they did a lot of things to reinforce their current state during a shutout loss to Los Angeles.
The Twins are convinced Miguel Sano will not be out for long and will not need a trip to the disabled list.
The Twins don’t believe the injury is severe. Sano was given crutches as he left the park Saturday night to keep his 260 pounds off his right ankle.
The Athletics slugged five homers in a 14-1 victory, including three off Twins starter Tommy Milone.
Glen Perkins had two outs and nobody on but blew his first save of the season.
Tommy Milone gets a chance to show his former team what it’s missing.
The second-oldest position player in baseball says he can play another season.
The 6-7, 240-pound pitcher will return for his senior season, frustrating Twins officials. They thought they were close to a deal, but they couldn’t wrap it up.
A team that entered the season trying to prove it wouldn’t lose 90 games for a fifth consecutive season is now taking aim at the defending American League champions
Brian Dozier's home run and Glen Perkins' pitching helped nail down an American League victory Tuesday.
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said he will need time to review Pete Rose’s voluminous case before meeting with him. Nothing has been scheduled for the near future.
The Twins' closer believes he'll pitch Tuesday in the All-Star Game. What’s not known if he’s going get the ball in the ninth inning in a save situation.
Jose Berrios appeared in his second straight Futures Game on Sunday and if he adjusts to hitters at Class AAA like he did at Class AA, he could be a candidate for a late season call-up with the Twins.
Brian Dozier drove fans wild with a three-run walk-off home run to cap an 8-6 victory that will go down as one of the games of the year.
Brian Dozier became the sixth Twins player in the Final Vote to not get the nod, as he finished second to the Royals' Mike Moustakas, who received an AL-record 19.3 million votes.
Miguel Sano’s first home run, Kyle Gibson’s solid start are keys to the win.
The team will try in-house solutions, but GM Terry Ryan isn't afraid to make a trade.
Brian Dozier began his Final Vote All-Star push with a walk-off home run to beat Baltimore in the 10th inning.
The bone fragment is causing pain when Nolasco tries to pitch. Rest, a cortisone injection and orthotics failed to alleviate the problem.
If Javier does sign for $4 million, it would be a club record bonus for an international player, surpassing the $3.1 million the club signed Miguel Sano for in 2009.
After waiting two hours to play, the Twins made three errors against the Reds but came away with an 8-5 victory.
Jose Berrios might have let the cat out of the bag a little early Tuesday, posting on twitter that he’s being promoted to Class AAA Rochester.
Twins manager Paul Molitor knows he’s running out of time on making an important decision regarding his rotation.
Cincinnati scored nine runs in the first three innings, eight of them off Mike Pelfrey. The Twins rallied and then stopped hitting.
Blaine Boyer gave up the tying run in the seventh inning before Casey Fien surrendered a pair of two-run homers in the eighth.
It once was hard for Tommy Milone to crack the rotation. Now it’s going to be difficult to take him out of it.
The suspended pitcher is in line to start July 5 at Kansas City. So the Twins have one week to figure out how to weave him into the rotation
Torii Hunter hit two home runs and appeared to play a role in a third.
It's the latest injury setback for the 21-year-old in his young career.
MILWAUKEE — The saga of Ricky Nolasco’s ankle injury took another turn Friday when the righthander had to abort a bullpen session when the discomfort…
The Twins’ outs on the basepaths piled up, especially late in a 4-1 extra-innings loss to the Cubs.
The first-year player draft has come and gone, but there’s another big date coming up on the calendar — and the Twins hope to land another potential impact player.
Torii Hunter did not play Friday against the Cubs, and the resulting batting order upheaval led to Eddie Rosario being placed in the No. 2 hole.
Trevor Plouffe doubled twice and drove in four runs in the Twins’ 7-2 victory over the bumbling Chicago Cubs in the opener of a three game interleague series at Target Field.
Joe Mauer hit a game-tying homer in the eighth to put a charge into the crowd. Then, slumping Kennys Vargas drove Twins fans wild with a walk-off home run in the ninth for a 2-1 win over St. Louis.
Mike Pelfrey said his start Saturday in Texas — when he was knocked out in the fourth inning and gave up eight earned runs — was one of his worst outings he could remember.
Tommy Milone’s strong start and Glen Perkins’ tense finish were key in Minnesota's victory over St. Louis on Wednesday.
The Twins will have Tyler Jay work out of the bullpen in his first season of professional baseball.
Torii Hunter's outburst Wednesday was not his first. Major League Baseball usually takes two to three business days to rule on punishments.
Is Jorge Polanco the Twins’ shortstop of the future?
Torii Hunter got ejected, and three Twins errors contributed to the Royals’ three-game sweep.