Twins bullpen leans on setup man Boyer

Twins bullpen leans on setup man Boyer

Veteran setup man Blaine Boyer has given up one run in his past 16 appearances for the Twins.

Twins notes: Stauffer activated

12:47am
The Twins on Thursday activated righthander Tim Stauffer from the 15-day disabled list after he recovered from a strained right intercostal muscle.

Read the replay: Twins Live Chat with Phil Miller

May 21
Read the replay: Twins Live Chat with Phil Miller
Plouffe, Hicks, and a lot about the prospects: See what baseball writer Phil Miller was talking about with Twins fans during their noon-hour Live Chat.
Video
2:11am

Mauer goes deep for first time since August

Joe Mauer's home run in the 13th inning won Wednesday night's game for the Twins.
Twins
12:44am

Hartman: Molitor, staff work wonders with Twins

The teaching never stops as the Twins play better ball than a year ago.
Twins
May 21

Series preview: Twins at Chicago White Sox

The three-game series starts Friday night at U.S. Cellular Field.
Twins
May 21

GigaPan photo from Target Field

Try to find yourself or other interesting details from this Opening Day panorama
Twins
May 21

Twins add Tim Stauffer, send Doug Bernier to Rochester

Pitcher back with team, outfielder headed to minors.

mlb Statistics

  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Kansas City 26 14 .650 0 15-6 11-8 7-3
    Detroit 25 17 .595 2 13-10 12-7 6-4
    Minnesota 23 17 .575 3 14-6 9-11 6-4
    Chicago White Sox 18 20 .474 7 11-8 7-12 6-4
    Cleveland 17 23 .425 9 6-12 11-11 6-4
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Tampa Bay 23 19 .548 0 13-11 10-8 6-4
    NY Yankees 22 19 .537 0.5 9-7 13-12 3-7
    Baltimore 18 20 .474 3 11-8 7-12 5-5
    Boston 19 22 .463 3.5 8-11 11-11 5-5
    Toronto 19 24 .442 4.5 11-9 8-15 3-7
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 27 15 .643 0 15-10 12-5 7-3
    LA Angels 21 20 .512 5.5 10-9 11-11 7-3
    Seattle 18 22 .450 8 11-10 7-12 5-5
    Texas 18 23 .439 8.5 6-13 12-10 5-5
    Oakland 14 29 .326 13.5 5-14 9-15 2-8
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    St. Louis 27 14 .659 0 15-5 12-9 5-5
    Chicago Cubs 23 17 .575 3.5 13-8 10-9 8-2
    Pittsburgh 18 22 .450 8.5 9-9 9-13 4-6
    Cincinnati 18 22 .450 8.5 9-9 9-13 3-7
    Milwaukee 15 27 .357 12.5 8-15 7-12 4-6
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 24 17 .585 0 12-6 12-11 8-2
    NY Mets 24 18 .571 0.5 17-6 7-12 4-6
    Atlanta 20 20 .500 3.5 10-9 10-11 6-4
    Philadelphia 18 25 .419 7 12-10 6-15 7-3
    Miami 16 26 .381 8.5 8-14 8-12 1-9
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Dodgers 24 16 .600 0 17-5 7-11 4-6
    San Francisco 23 18 .561 1.5 14-9 9-9 8-2
    San Diego 20 22 .476 5 11-12 9-10 3-7
    Arizona 19 21 .475 5 9-12 10-9 5-5
    Colorado 15 23 .395 8 6-11 9-12 4-6
  • Batting Average
    M. Pelfrey MIN 1.000
    E. Nunez MIN .375
    J. Mauer MIN .284
    T. Hunter MIN .282
    O. Arcia MIN .276
  • Home Runs
    B. Dozier MIN 7
    T. Hunter MIN 6
    T. Plouffe MIN 6
    K. Vargas MIN 3
    (3) Players 2
  • Runs Batted In
    T. Hunter MIN 24
    J. Mauer MIN 24
    T. Plouffe MIN 20
    B. Dozier MIN 20
    E. Escobar MIN 16
  • Earned Run Average
    G. Perkins MIN 1.40
    B. Boyer MIN 2.49
    K. Gibson MIN 2.98
    M. Pelfrey MIN 3.00
    A. Thompson MIN 3.27
  • Wins
    R. Nolasco MIN 4
    P. Hughes MIN 3
    M. Pelfrey MIN 3
    K. Gibson MIN 3
    (3) Players 2
  • Saves
    G. Perkins MIN 15
    B. Duensing MIN 1
  • Batting Average
    D. Gordon MIA .386
    N. Cruz SEA .351
    A. Gonzalez LAD .345
    M. Moustakas KC .342
    P. Fielder TEX .340
  • Home Runs
    N. Cruz SEA 16
    B. Harper WAS 15
    M. Teixeira NYY 12
    T. Frazier CIN 12
    G. Stanton MIA 12
  • Runs Batted In
    G. Stanton MIA 39
    B. Harper WAS 38
    N. Cruz SEA 33
    A. Gonzalez LAD 32
    (2) Players 32
  • Earned Run Average
    S. Miller ATL 1.33
    A. Burnett PIT 1.38
    Z. Greinke LAD 1.52
    D. Keuchel HOU 1.67
    M. Scherzer WAS 1.75
  • Wins
    B. Colon NYM 6
    F. Hernandez SEA 6
    D. Keuchel HOU 6
    M. Wacha STL 6
    (12) Players 5
  • Saves
    G. Perkins MIN 15
    H. Street LAA 14
    J. Soria DET 13
    A. Miller NYY 13
    (2) Players 13
  • Wednesday, May 20
    Houston 6, Oakland 1, F Seattle 4, Baltimore 2, F Minnesota 4, Pittsburgh 3, F
    Washington 3, NY Yankees 2, F LA Angels 4, Toronto 3, F Detroit 5, Milwaukee 2, F
    Atlanta 2, Tampa Bay 1, F Texas 2, Boston 1, F Arizona 6, Miami 1, F
    St. Louis 9, NY Mets 0, F Cleveland 4, Chicago White Sox 3, F Kansas City 7, Cincinnati 1, F
    Philadelphia 4, Colorado 2, F Chicago Cubs 3, San Diego 2, F San Francisco 4, LA Dodgers 0, F
  • Thursday, May 21
    Arizona 7, Miami 6, F Baltimore 5, Seattle 4, F Detroit 6, Houston 5, F
    NY Mets 5, St. Louis 0, F Colorado 7, Philadelphia 3, F San Francisco 4, LA Dodgers 0, F
    Toronto 8, LA Angels 4, F Atlanta 10, Milwaukee 1, F Texas 3, Boston 1, F
    Tampa Bay 3, Oakland 0, F Cleveland 5, Chicago White Sox 2, F Chicago Cubs 3, San Diego 0, F
  • Today, May 22
    Texas @ NY Yankees NY Mets @ Pittsburgh Philadelphia @ Washington
    Seattle @ Toronto Houston @ Detroit LA Angels @ Boston
    Cincinnati @ Cleveland Baltimore @ Miami Oakland @ Tampa Bay
    Milwaukee @ Atlanta Minnesota @ Chicago White Sox San Francisco @ Colorado
    St. Louis @ Kansas City Chicago Cubs @ Arizona San Diego @ LA Dodgers
  • Saturday, May 23
    Texas @ NY Yankees Seattle @ Toronto NY Mets @ Pittsburgh
    Philadelphia @ Washington Houston @ Detroit Milwaukee @ Atlanta
    Minnesota @ Chicago White Sox Cincinnati @ Cleveland San Francisco @ Colorado
    Oakland @ Tampa Bay LA Angels @ Boston St. Louis @ Kansas City
    Baltimore @ Miami San Francisco @ Colorado Chicago Cubs @ Arizona
    San Diego @ LA Dodgers
  • Sunday, May 24
    Seattle @ Toronto Houston @ Detroit Cincinnati @ Cleveland
    Baltimore @ Miami Oakland @ Tampa Bay Milwaukee @ Atlanta
    LA Angels @ Boston NY Mets @ Pittsburgh Philadelphia @ Washington
    Minnesota @ Chicago White Sox St. Louis @ Kansas City Chicago Cubs @ Arizona
    San Francisco @ Colorado San Diego @ LA Dodgers Texas @ NY Yankees
  • Monday, May 25
    Kansas City @ NY Yankees Colorado @ Cincinnati Philadelphia @ NY Mets
    Houston @ Baltimore San Francisco @ Milwaukee Boston @ Minnesota
    Washington @ Chicago Cubs Detroit @ Oakland Texas @ Cleveland
    Arizona @ St. Louis Miami @ Pittsburgh Chicago White Sox @ Toronto
    Seattle @ Tampa Bay Atlanta @ LA Dodgers San Diego @ LA Angels
  • Tuesday, May 26
    Houston @ Baltimore Washington @ Chicago Cubs Kansas City @ NY Yankees
    Miami @ Pittsburgh Chicago White Sox @ Toronto Colorado @ Cincinnati
    Texas @ Cleveland Philadelphia @ NY Mets Seattle @ Tampa Bay
    San Francisco @ Milwaukee Boston @ Minnesota Arizona @ St. Louis
    San Diego @ LA Angels Detroit @ Oakland Atlanta @ LA Dodgers
  • Wednesday, May 27
    Texas @ Cleveland Colorado @ Cincinnati Miami @ Pittsburgh
    Chicago White Sox @ Toronto Kansas City @ NY Yankees Boston @ Minnesota
    Philadelphia @ NY Mets Seattle @ Tampa Bay San Francisco @ Milwaukee
    Detroit @ Oakland Houston @ Baltimore Washington @ Chicago Cubs
    Arizona @ St. Louis San Diego @ LA Angels Atlanta @ LA Dodgers
Sports
May 21

RandBall: Mauer's homer most encouraging sign on night full of them

Not all games are created equal, and Wednesday’s 4-3, 13-inning Twins victory over the Pirates is one of those 50-50 games that feels particularly good…
Twins
May 21

Mauer's first home run gives Twins 13-inning win

For Joe Mauer, the career-longest power drought is over. He homered for the first time since Aug. 17 — 76 games and 322 plate appearances ago.
Twins
May 21

Molitor, Puckett, Harmon and more: Twins, Letterman go way back

Twins manager Paul Molitor was twice a guest on the show, which ended its 33-year run Wednesday night.
Twins
May 21

Twins notes: Molitor talks shift strategy

Shifting defenses are now part of daily strategy.
Twins
May 21
Fans watched a game from the Cold Spring grandstands.

Reusse's summer of baseball: From Spamtown Challenge to Target Field

Patrick Reusse's Minnesota baseball sampler starts with five games over the long Memorial Day weekend. Here's where to go and what to watch.
Twins
May 21

Wednesday's Twins-Pittsburgh game recap

A look back at Wednesday night's game.
Video
May 21

Pelfrey doesn't get win but gets two hits

Mike Pelfrey went six strong innings Wednesday before the Twins won in extras.
Twins
May 20

Gallery: Twins 4, Pittsburgh 3

Joe Mauer hit his first home run of the season in the 13th inning to give the Twins a two-game series sweep in Pittsburgh.
Twins
May 20

Postgame: Thoughts on extra-innings, Pelfrey and Mauer

The Twins have won four of their last five games and are a season high six games over .500
Twins
May 20

Twins aim to sweep Pittsburgh in short series

The Twins send Mike Pelfrey to the mound tonight as they try to win both games of the two-game interleague series
Twins
May 20

Twins notes: Suspended Santana ramps up work

Ervin Santana, serving an 80-game suspension after testing positive for a steroid, has been throwing in the bullpen and building toward facing live hitters next week.
Twins
May 20

TwinsCentric: Young arms flourishing in Twins' system

You know the times are better in Minnesota when the Twins are struggling to find room for a deserving starting pitcher rather than cycling through ill-equipped replacements.
Twins
May 20

Big 2nd inning lifts Twins over Liriano, Pirates

Trevor Plouffe hit a two-run home run in a six-run second as the Twins built an early 7-0 lead then held on for an 8-5 victory over Pittsburgh.
Video
May 19

Nolasco pleased with outing

The Twins righthander struck out eight in win over Pittsburgh
Twins
May 19

Postgame: Thoughts on Nolasco, Alvarez and Molitor

Three postgame thoughts following the Twins' victory Tuesday night.
7:10 PM (FSN)
Minnesota 23-17
Chicago White Sox 18-20

MLB Scoreboard

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  • NY Mets

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  • Philadelphia

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  • Seattle

    Toronto

    6:07 PM

  • Houston

    Detroit

    6:08 PM

  • LA Angels

    Boston

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  • Cincinnati

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  • Baltimore

    Miami

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  • Oakland

    Tampa Bay

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  • Milwaukee

    Atlanta

    6:35 PM

  • Minnesota

    Chicago White Sox

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    FSN

  • San Francisco

    Colorado

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  • St. Louis

    Kansas City

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  • Chicago Cubs

    Arizona

    8:40 PM

  • San Diego

    LA Dodgers

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