Brian Dozier delivers with eighth-inning homer as Twins beat Rays 5-3

Brian Dozier delivers with eighth-inning homer as Twins beat Rays 5-3

After the Twins came up empty with runners in scoring position, Brian Dozier connected by going the opposite way.

MLB Insider: Teams learn to make the most of their 25-man roster

May 27
MLB Insider: Teams learn to make the most of their 25-man roster
The Twins have turned to a four-man bench for now.

Twins take note of Adalberto Mejia shaking off catcher

May 27
Twins take note of Adalberto Mejia shaking off catcher
The team would like the rookie lefthander to have more faith in the signs he's receiving.
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Twins-Tampa Bay Saturday game recap

A quick look at Saturday's game.
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May 27
Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier, right, and shortstop Ehir...

Dozier is the hero on Saturday

His two-run homer set up the Twins victory over Tampa Bay
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May 27

Mejia still adjusting to major league hitters

The Twins lefthander lasted just five innings on Saturday as he tried to tame the Rays lineup
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May 27
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Twins postgame: Mauer, Dozier, Buxton after win over Rays

Some notes following the Twins' 5-2 win over the Rays that improved their home record to 12-14 this season
Twins
May 27

Buxton, Sano, Polanco not in lineup against Rays

The Twins lost 5-2 on Friday as their record at home fell to 11-14. Now they will try to even the series with Adalberto Mejia on the mound

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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Minnesota 26 19 .578 0 12-14 14-5 7-3
    Cleveland 24 23 .511 3 8-13 16-10 4-6
    Detroit 23 26 .469 5 12-10 11-16 3-7
    Chicago White Sox 22 26 .458 5.5 10-9 12-17 5-5
    Kansas City 21 27 .438 6.5 12-11 9-16 5-5
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    NY Yankees 28 18 .609 0 16-8 12-10 5-5
    Boston 27 21 .563 2 17-9 10-12 7-3
    Baltimore 25 22 .532 3.5 15-7 10-15 2-8
    Tampa Bay 26 26 .500 5 16-13 10-13 6-4
    Toronto 23 26 .469 6.5 12-11 11-15 6-4
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 34 16 .680 0 19-10 15-6 6-4
    LA Angels 26 26 .500 9 15-8 11-18 5-5
    Texas 24 26 .480 10 16-8 8-18 4-6
    Oakland 22 26 .458 11 15-10 7-16 6-4
    Seattle 21 29 .420 13 13-9 8-20 3-7
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Milwaukee 26 23 .531 0 13-15 13-8 5-5
    St. Louis 24 22 .522 0.5 12-13 12-9 3-7
    Chicago Cubs 25 23 .521 0.5 14-11 11-12 6-4
    Cincinnati 23 25 .479 2.5 14-13 9-12 4-6
    Pittsburgh 23 27 .460 3.5 13-10 10-17 6-4
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 30 18 .625 0 16-8 14-10 5-5
    Atlanta 21 26 .447 8.5 10-12 11-14 5-5
    NY Mets 20 27 .426 9.5 11-15 9-12 4-6
    Philadelphia 17 30 .362 12.5 10-12 7-18 3-7
    Miami 17 30 .362 12.5 7-15 10-15 3-7
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Colorado 32 19 .627 0 14-11 18-8 6-4
    Arizona 31 20 .608 1 21-8 10-12 8-2
    LA Dodgers 30 20 .600 1.5 20-8 10-12 8-2
    San Francisco 21 30 .412 11 12-11 9-19 4-6
    San Diego 18 33 .353 14 9-14 9-19 3-7
  • Batting Average
    M. Trout LAA .342
    J. Segura SEA .337
    X. Bogaerts BOS .333
    A. Garcia CWS .331
    C. Dickerson TB .330
  • Home Runs
    M. Trout LAA 16
    A. Judge NYY 15
    K. Davis OAK 14
    J. Gallo TEX 14
    (3) Players 13
  • Runs Batted In
    N. Cruz SEA 40
    A. Garcia CWS 37
    M. Sano MIN 37
    M. Trout LAA 36
    (2) Players 34
  • Earned Run Average
    E. Santana MIN 1.80
    D. Keuchel HOU 1.81
    C. Sale BOS 2.34
    D. Holland CWS 2.37
    J. Vargas KC 2.39
  • Wins
    D. Keuchel HOU 8
    E. Santana MIN 7
    J. Vargas KC 6
    C. Sabathia NYY 5
    (13) Players 5
  • Saves
    K. Giles HOU 14
    B. Kintzler MIN 13
    C. Kimbrel BOS 13
    A. Colome TB 13
    C. Allen CLE 13
  • Batting Average
    J. Turner LAD .379
    R. Zimmerman WAS .365
    Z. Cozart CIN .355
    F. Freeman ATL .341
    B. Posey SF .338
  • Home Runs
    B. Harper WAS 15
    F. Freeman ATL 14
    J. Lamb ARI 14
    S. Schebler CIN 14
    (5) Players 13
  • Runs Batted In
    C. Blackmon COL 45
    M. Reynolds COL 42
    J. Lamb ARI 42
    B. Harper WAS 41
    (2) Players 39
  • Earned Run Average
    M. Leake STL 1.91
    C. Kershaw LAD 2.01
    L. Lynn STL 2.53
    M. Scherzer WAS 2.77
    I. Nova PIT 2.83
  • Wins
    C. Kershaw LAD 7
    A. Senzatela COL 7
    Z. Greinke ARI 6
    S. Strasburg WAS 6
    A. Wood LAD 6
  • Saves
    G. Holland COL 19
    F. Rodney ARI 13
    S. Oh STL 11
    J. Johnson ATL 10
    (3) Players 10
  • Friday, May 26
    Detroit @ Chicago White Sox Oakland 4, NY Yankees 1, F Cincinnati 5, Philadelphia 2, F
    NY Mets 8, Pittsburgh 1, F Washington 5, San Diego 1, F Toronto 7, Texas 6, F
    Boston 3, Seattle 0, F Kansas City 6, Cleveland 4, F Miami 8, LA Angels 5, F
    Chicago White Sox 8, Detroit 2, F Houston 2, Baltimore 0, F Arizona 4, Milwaukee 2, F
    Tampa Bay 5, Minnesota 2, F Colorado 10, St. Louis 0, F LA Dodgers 4, Chicago Cubs 0, F
    Atlanta 2, San Francisco 0, F
  • Saturday, May 27
    NY Yankees 3, Oakland 2, F Toronto 3, Texas 1, F Chicago White Sox 3, Detroit 0, F
    Minnesota 5, Tampa Bay 3, F Boston 6, Seattle 0, F Philadelphia 4, Cincinnati 3, F
    Washington 3, San Diego 0, F Kansas City 5, Cleveland 2, F LA Angels 5, Miami 2, F
    Milwaukee 6, Arizona 1, F Detroit 4, Chicago White Sox 3, F Houston 5, Baltimore 2, F
    LA Dodgers 5, Chicago Cubs 0, F Pittsburgh 5, NY Mets 4, F St. Louis 3, Colorado 0, F
    San Francisco 6, Atlanta 3, F
  • Today, May 28
    Oakland @ NY Yankees Texas @ Toronto Kansas City @ Cleveland
    LA Angels @ Miami Seattle @ Boston Cincinnati @ Philadelphia
    San Diego @ Washington Detroit @ Chicago White Sox Baltimore @ Houston
    Arizona @ Milwaukee Tampa Bay @ Minnesota St. Louis @ Colorado
    Atlanta @ San Francisco Chicago Cubs @ LA Dodgers NY Mets @ Pittsburgh
  • Monday, May 29
    NY Yankees @ Baltimore Boston @ Chicago White Sox Houston @ Minnesota
    LA Dodgers @ St. Louis Seattle @ Colorado Arizona @ Pittsburgh
    Washington @ San Francisco Oakland @ Cleveland Milwaukee @ NY Mets
    Chicago Cubs @ San Diego Cincinnati @ Toronto Philadelphia @ Miami
    Detroit @ Kansas City Tampa Bay @ Texas Atlanta @ LA Angels
  • Tuesday, May 30
    Oakland @ Cleveland NY Yankees @ Baltimore Arizona @ Pittsburgh
    LA Dodgers @ St. Louis Cincinnati @ Toronto Seattle @ Colorado
    Philadelphia @ Miami Milwaukee @ NY Mets Tampa Bay @ Texas
    Boston @ Chicago White Sox Houston @ Minnesota Detroit @ Kansas City
    Atlanta @ LA Angels Chicago Cubs @ San Diego Washington @ San Francisco
  • Wednesday, May 31
    Arizona @ Pittsburgh Cincinnati @ Toronto Philadelphia @ Miami
    Houston @ Minnesota Chicago Cubs @ San Diego Oakland @ Cleveland
    NY Yankees @ Baltimore Milwaukee @ NY Mets Tampa Bay @ Texas
    Boston @ Chicago White Sox Detroit @ Kansas City LA Dodgers @ St. Louis
    Atlanta @ LA Angels Colorado @ Seattle Washington @ San Francisco
  • Thursday, June 1
    Oakland @ Cleveland Milwaukee @ NY Mets LA Dodgers @ St. Louis
    Colorado @ Seattle Boston @ Baltimore NY Yankees @ Toronto
    Arizona @ Miami Minnesota @ LA Angels
  • Friday, June 2
    St. Louis @ Chicago Cubs Boston @ Baltimore San Francisco @ Philadelphia
    NY Yankees @ Toronto Atlanta @ Cincinnati Chicago White Sox @ Detroit
    Arizona @ Miami Pittsburgh @ NY Mets Houston @ Texas
    LA Dodgers @ Milwaukee Cleveland @ Kansas City Washington @ Oakland
    Minnesota @ LA Angels Colorado @ San Diego Tampa Bay @ Seattle
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Twins
May 27

Archer on target as Rays end Twins' winning streak at four

The Tampa Bay righthander struck out 11, using his showcase slider to devastating effect.
Twins
May 27

Twins-Tampa Bay Friday game recap

A quick look at Friday's game.
Twins
May 27

Twins pitching prospect Nick Burdi to have Tommy John surgery

The righthander will have his season shortened by injury for the second year in a row.
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Twins
May 26

Reusse: Twins' international signings have paid off, Nishioka notwithstanding

Their heralded 2009 international signings of Miguel Sano, Max Kepler and Jorge Polanco now make up the core of the team.
Twins
May 26

Santiago tries different approach against Rays

The lefthander pitched from the stretch the entire game, rather than use the full windup.
Twins
May 26

Twins designate lefthander Adam Wilk for assignment to make room for Mejia

The Twins lost 5-2 on Friday to Tampa Bay, snapping their four game winning streak and dropping them to a 11-14 at home
Twins
May 26

Twins return home after sweep of Orioles, prepare for holiday weekend

Hector Santiago will try to get back on track tonight as the Twins open a three-game series against Tampa Bay.
Twins
May 26

Souhan: Showalter's Twins observations all might be on target

Buck Showalter heaped praise on the Twins organization as a whole - and he just might be right on all his observations
Twins
May 26

Playing big at short: Polanco claims position Twins never seem to fill

The the Twins' shortstop puzzle might lie in Jorge Polanco, a 23-year-old Dominican who was projected, as recently as 15 months ago, to be a second baseman.
Polls
May 26
Minnesota Twins' Brian Dozier high-fives teammates in the dugout after...

Poll: Where will the Twins finish in the AL Central?

Twins
May 25

Twins-Tampa Bay series preview

The Twins are 70-72 all-time against Tampa Bay and have won the season series only once since 2007.
Twins
May 25
Minnesota Twins' Brian Dozier high-fives teammates in the dugout after...

Numbers tell the story in difference between 2016 and 2017 Twins

Are the Twins for real? Well - a 25-18 record near the end of May is better than a team that was 25-54 on July 1 last season. A look at those numbers and more.
Polls
May 25

Poll: What has been the most exciting part of the Twins' success so far?

Twins
May 25

Look: People elsewhere are starting to notice Twins' success

Defense, consistent pitching and offensive outbursts have started to put the Twins into the national spotlight.
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May 25

Listen: Are the Twins for real? What does La Velle E. Neal III think?

Twins beat writer La Velle E. Neal joins Michael Rand as they dissect the Twins' surprising 25-18 start and try to answer the fundamental question: is this team for real?
Final, 5/27 R H E
Tampa Bay 26-26 3 8 2
Minnesota 26-19 5 10 0