Twins can't hold lead, lose to White Sox and hit the road

Twins can't hold lead, lose to White Sox and hit the road

Eddie Rosario gave the Twins a 4-1 lead with a grand slam, but Kyle Gibson gave up three runs in six innings and Casey Fien gave up three more in the seventh.

TwinsCentric: Adjustments have led to Sano's power surge

September 3
TwinsCentric: Adjustments have led to Sano's power surge
Thanks to some subtle swing adjustments, Miguel Sano has hit 11 home runs over his last 25 games.

Rand: Twins have found their shortstop in Escobar

September 3
Rand: Twins have found their shortstop in Escobar
Eduardo Escobar has committed just two errors in 44 starts at shortstop this season while batting .320 in those games.
Twins
2:26pm

Perkins out, Jepsen to close; Sano rests hamstring

The Twins are going for a sweep of the White Sox as they try to keep up with Texas in the wild card race
Twins
5:58am

Twins make the most of sparse offense to shut out White Sox

Tommy Milone made a one-run lead stand up during his seven-inning stint to beat Chicago.
Video
September 3

Plouffe ends drought with big hit

Trevor Plouffe's two-run double in the seventh inning added insurance runs to the Twins' lead
Twins
September 3
Twins closer Glen Perkins and catcher Kurt Suzuki celebrated at the en...

Perkins' back flares up, might miss start of road trip

The Twins leave on a three-city road trip Thursday that begins with stops at AL West-leading Houston and AL Central-leading Kansas City. Glen Perkins might be absent for the start.
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September 3

Wednesday's Twins-White Sox game recap

A look back at Wednesday night's game.
Video
September 3

Milone goes seven strong innings

Twins lefthander Tommy Milone dominated White Sox on Wednesday.
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mlb Statistics

  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Kansas City 81 51 .614 0 46-22 35-29 7-3
    Minnesota 69 63 .523 12 42-25 27-38 8-2
    Cleveland 64 68 .485 17 29-34 35-34 7-3
    Chicago White Sox 61 70 .466 19.5 33-32 28-38 3-7
    Detroit 61 71 .462 20 30-35 31-36 2-8
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Toronto 76 57 .571 0 45-24 31-33 8-2
    NY Yankees 74 58 .561 1.5 37-26 37-32 6-4
    Tampa Bay 66 67 .496 10 33-35 33-32 4-6
    Baltimore 64 69 .481 12 38-27 26-42 2-8
    Boston 61 72 .459 15 34-34 27-38 5-5
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 73 61 .545 0 46-23 27-38 5-5
    Texas 70 62 .530 2 32-32 38-30 7-3
    LA Angels 67 66 .504 5.5 39-27 28-39 4-6
    Seattle 63 71 .470 10 29-36 34-35 6-4
    Oakland 58 76 .433 15 31-38 27-38 5-5
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    St. Louis 86 47 .647 0 48-20 38-27 8-2
    Pittsburgh 79 52 .603 6 46-21 33-31 6-4
    Chicago Cubs 75 57 .568 10.5 40-28 35-29 4-6
    Milwaukee 57 75 .432 28.5 32-39 25-36 5-5
    Cincinnati 55 77 .417 30.5 29-35 26-42 4-6
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    NY Mets 74 59 .556 0 45-24 29-35 7-3
    Washington 67 65 .508 6.5 37-26 30-39 6-4
    Miami 55 79 .410 19.5 30-36 25-43 5-5
    Atlanta 54 79 .406 20 33-32 21-47 1-9
    Philadelphia 53 81 .396 21.5 30-35 23-46 3-7
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Dodgers 75 57 .568 0 47-21 28-36 8-2
    San Francisco 69 64 .519 6.5 38-27 31-37 3-7
    Arizona 65 69 .485 11 31-35 34-34 3-7
    San Diego 64 69 .481 11.5 32-32 32-37 3-7
    Colorado 54 78 .409 21 29-38 25-40 5-5
  • Batting Average
    M. Pelfrey MIN .667
    J. Polanco MIN .300
    M. Sano MIN .296
    O. Arcia MIN .276
    E. Rosario MIN .271
  • Home Runs
    B. Dozier MIN 26
    T. Hunter MIN 18
    T. Plouffe MIN 18
    M. Sano MIN 15
    (4) Players 8
  • Runs Batted In
    T. Plouffe MIN 73
    B. Dozier MIN 68
    T. Hunter MIN 64
    J. Mauer MIN 56
    K. Suzuki MIN 43
  • Earned Run Average
    S. Robinson MIN 0.00
    K. Jepsen MIN 2.35
    G. Perkins MIN 2.68
    B. Boyer MIN 2.77
    R. Pressly MIN 2.93
  • Wins
    P. Hughes MIN 10
    K. Gibson MIN 9
    T. May MIN 8
    T. Milone MIN 7
    M. Pelfrey MIN 6
  • Strikeouts
    K. Gibson MIN 111
    T. May MIN 100
    P. Hughes MIN 85
    T. Milone MIN 75
    M. Pelfrey MIN 71
  • Batting Average
    M. Cabrera DET .359
    B. Harper WAS .331
    D. Gordon MIA .328
    B. Posey SF .325
    P. Goldschmidt ARI .322
  • Home Runs
    N. Cruz SEA 39
    C. Davis BAL 38
    J. Donaldson TOR 36
    A. Pujols LAA 35
    J. Martinez DET 34
  • Runs Batted In
    J. Donaldson TOR 111
    N. Arenado COL 100
    C. Davis BAL 97
    P. Goldschmidt ARI 97
    K. Morales KC 94
  • Earned Run Average
    Z. Greinke LAD 1.59
    J. Arrieta CHC 2.11
    C. Kershaw LAD 2.18
    D. Keuchel HOU 2.24
    J. deGrom NYM 2.32
  • Wins
    J. Arrieta CHC 17
    M. Bumgarner SF 16
    D. Keuchel HOU 16
    Z. Greinke LAD 15
    (3) Players 15
  • Saves
    M. Melancon PIT 43
    T. Rosenthal STL 42
    C. Kimbrel SD 36
    J. Familia NYM 36
    B. Boxberger TB 33
  • Tuesday, September 1
    Arizona 6, Colorado 4, F Tampa Bay 11, Baltimore 2, F Toronto 5, Cleveland 3, F
    Miami 7, Atlanta 1, F NY Yankees 3, Boston 1, F Philadelphia 14, NY Mets 8, F
    Chicago Cubs 5, Cincinnati 4, F Seattle 7, Houston 5, F Detroit 6, Kansas City 5, F
    Milwaukee 7, Pittsburgh 4, F Minnesota 8, Chicago White Sox 6, F St. Louis 8, Washington 5, F
    Arizona 5, Colorado 3, F LA Angels 6, Oakland 2, F LA Dodgers 2, San Francisco 1, F
    Texas 8, San Diego 6, F
  • Wednesday, September 2
    Miami 7, Atlanta 3, F Cincinnati 7, Chicago Cubs 4, F LA Angels 9, Oakland 4, F
    NY Yankees 13, Boston 8, F Baltimore 7, Tampa Bay 6, F Toronto 5, Cleveland 1, F
    NY Mets 9, Philadelphia 4, F Seattle 8, Houston 3, F Kansas City 12, Detroit 1, F
    Milwaukee 9, Pittsburgh 4, F Minnesota 3, Chicago White Sox 0, F Washington 4, St. Louis 3, F
    Colorado 9, Arizona 4, F LA Dodgers 2, San Francisco 1, F Texas 4, San Diego 3, F
  • Today, September 3
    Chicago White Sox 6, Minnesota 4, Bottom 8th Atlanta @ Washington Pittsburgh @ Milwaukee
    Detroit @ Kansas City San Francisco @ Colorado LA Dodgers @ San Diego
  • Friday, September 4
    Arizona @ Chicago Cubs Tampa Bay @ NY Yankees Atlanta @ Washington
    Baltimore @ Toronto Cleveland @ Detroit Philadelphia @ Boston
    Milwaukee @ Cincinnati NY Mets @ Miami Minnesota @ Houston
    Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City Pittsburgh @ St. Louis San Francisco @ Colorado
    Texas @ LA Angels Seattle @ Oakland LA Dodgers @ San Diego
  • Saturday, September 5
    Tampa Bay @ NY Yankees Baltimore @ Toronto Milwaukee @ Cincinnati
    Arizona @ Chicago Cubs Philadelphia @ Boston Pittsburgh @ St. Louis
    Atlanta @ Washington Cleveland @ Detroit Minnesota @ Houston
    Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City NY Mets @ Miami San Francisco @ Colorado
    LA Dodgers @ San Diego Texas @ LA Angels Seattle @ Oakland
  • Sunday, September 6
    Tampa Bay @ NY Yankees Baltimore @ Toronto Cleveland @ Detroit
    Milwaukee @ Cincinnati NY Mets @ Miami Philadelphia @ Boston
    Atlanta @ Washington Minnesota @ Houston Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City
    Arizona @ Chicago Cubs Texas @ LA Angels Seattle @ Oakland
    San Francisco @ Colorado LA Dodgers @ San Diego Pittsburgh @ St. Louis
  • Monday, September 7
    Baltimore @ NY Yankees NY Mets @ Washington Tampa Bay @ Detroit
    Pittsburgh @ Cincinnati Milwaukee @ Miami Toronto @ Boston
    Cleveland @ Chicago White Sox Chicago Cubs @ St. Louis Houston @ Oakland
    San Francisco @ Arizona Colorado @ San Diego Texas @ Seattle
    Atlanta @ Philadelphia Minnesota @ Kansas City LA Dodgers @ LA Angels
  • Tuesday, September 8
    Baltimore @ NY Yankees Atlanta @ Philadelphia NY Mets @ Washington
    Tampa Bay @ Detroit Toronto @ Boston Pittsburgh @ Cincinnati
    Milwaukee @ Miami Cleveland @ Chicago White Sox Minnesota @ Kansas City
    Chicago Cubs @ St. Louis San Francisco @ Arizona LA Dodgers @ LA Angels
    Houston @ Oakland Colorado @ San Diego Texas @ Seattle
Twins
September 3

Gallery: Twins 3, White Sox 0

The Twins got solid pitching form Tommy Milone, another home run from Miguel Sano and a clutch double from Trevor Plouffe to defeat the White Sox on Wednesday night at Target Field.
Twins
September 2

Postgame: Thoughts on the Twins closer situation

Glen Perkins is not expected to make the next road trip so trainers can help him recover from more back soreness
Twins
September 2
Minnesota Twins designated hitter Miguel Sano (22) watched his solo ho...

Sano says hamstring 'bad' but remains in lineup

The Twins have won 9 of their last 11 games as they put pressure on Texas in the AL wild card race
Twins
September 2

Souhan: Twins should roll the dice and call up Berrios

There is no question Jose Berrios is the Twins’ best big-league-ready pitching prospect. Is he ready to pitch in a playoff race?
Polls
September 2

Poll: Should the Twins call up Jose Berrios?

Sports
September 2

FOX's Nitkowski: AL's top rookie is 2-man race (that doesn't include Sano)

Outrage over someone else’s opinion — particularly if it isn’t favorable to something related to Minnesota — is the easiest kind of outrage to muster around these parts.
Twins
September 2
Minnesota Twins designated hitter Miguel Sano (22) scored in the secon...

Sano's blast is the 'momentum changer' in Twins win over White Sox

Miguel Sano continued his tear on Tuesday by collecting three hits, including his 14th home run, in the Twins’ 8-6 victory over the White Sox.
Sports
September 2
Minnesota Twins designated hitter Miguel Sano waits to bat before a ba...

Inside the numbers: Sano's first two months in the majors have been big

The data adds up to a monster first two months in spite of a pace that, over a full season, would have rookie Miguel Sano striking out more than 200 times.
Twins
September 2
Minnesota Twins Danny Santana slid into home base in the fourth inning...

TwinsCentric: From key cogs to September call-ups

How things have changed in five months for Danny Santana and Kennys Vargas.
Twins
September 2
Minnesota Twins designated hitter Miguel Sano (22) watched his solo ho...

Game changer: Watch Miguel Sano's second-deck home run

The Twins had lost a 4-0 lead and were trailing 5-4 in the seventh inning when Miguel Sano came to bat against the White Sox.…
Twins
September 2

Twins notes: Berrios not among early September call-ups

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.
Local
September 2
Twins fans Greyson Altermose left and his father Trey Altermose watche...

Twins season-ticket prices inching up in 2016 for some seats

Many of the most expensive season-ticket packages are going up by a buck or two per game, while packages for nearly all of the middle- to lower-priced sections are staying the same.
Twins
September 2

Tuesday's Twins-White Sox game recap

A look back at Tuesday night's game.
Video
September 2
Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Nate Jones (65) looked on as Minnesot...

Sano's home run helps Twins top White Sox

Miguel Sano's game-tying homer set up the Twins for a comeback win against the White Sox on Tuesday.
Bottom 8th R H E
Chicago White Sox 61-70 6 9 1
Minnesota 69-63 4 6 0

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