Twins finish off Arizona sweep with nine-run first inning, Rosario grand slam

Twins finish off Arizona sweep with nine-run first inning, Rosario grand slam

The nine-run first was the third time in club history the Twins have scored that many in the first inning and sparked their 11th victory in the last 14 games.

Souhan: Pounds sneak up on injured Sano as Twins get back in race

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Souhan: Pounds sneak up on injured Sano as Twins get back in race
Miguel Sano, playing heavier than his listed weight of 260 pounds, needs to show some dietary discipline.

Miguel Sano headed to disabled list because of stress reaction in left tibia

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Miguel Sano headed to disabled list because of stress reaction in left tibia
The All-Star third baseman is not sure how long it will take him to recover from the injury.
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10:31am

Timing of Miguel Sano's injury not terrible for the Twins

Eddie Rosario, Byron Buxton and Jorge Polanco are among the those hitting well enough to compensate for Miguel Sano's stint on the disabled list,.
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12:07am

Pitchers who have beaten all 30 major league teams

Bartolo Colon became the 18th pitcher to beat all 30 MLB teams.
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August 20
Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano (22) gestured to fans after...

Miguel Sano headed to the disabled list

The Twins third baseman has a stress reaction in his left shin
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August 20

Twins 12, Arizona 5

Eddie Rosario's grand slam helped Bartolo Colon join an exclusive club of MLB pitchers. The nine-run first inning sent the Twins in a sweep of the Diamondbacks.
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August 20
Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano (22) hit a solo home run in...

Twins wait for tests on Miguel Sano before taking on the Diamondbacks

Bartolo Colon has never beaten Arizona, the only major league club he has failed to defeat during his hefty career

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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 68 54 .557 0 31-27 37-27 8-2
    Minnesota 63 59 .516 5 31-35 32-24 7-3
    Kansas City 62 61 .504 6.5 33-29 29-32 5-5
    Detroit 54 69 .439 14.5 30-30 24-39 2-8
    Chicago White Sox 47 74 .388 20.5 25-31 22-43 4-6
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Boston 71 52 .577 0 40-22 31-30 7-3
    NY Yankees 66 57 .537 5 35-22 31-35 6-4
    Tampa Bay 61 65 .484 11.5 32-32 29-33 2-8
    Baltimore 60 64 .484 11.5 36-25 24-39 4-6
    Toronto 59 65 .476 12.5 34-29 25-36 5-5
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 76 48 .613 0 36-27 40-21 5-5
    LA Angels 64 60 .516 12 33-26 31-34 8-2
    Seattle 63 62 .504 13.5 34-32 29-30 4-6
    Texas 61 62 .496 14.5 35-29 26-33 7-3
    Oakland 54 70 .435 22 34-31 20-39 4-6
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago Cubs 66 57 .537 0 34-28 32-29 7-3
    Milwaukee 65 60 .520 2 35-30 30-30 6-4
    St. Louis 63 61 .508 3.5 35-27 28-34 5-5
    Pittsburgh 60 64 .484 6.5 34-28 26-36 4-6
    Cincinnati 53 72 .424 14 29-31 24-41 5-5
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 74 48 .607 0 35-25 39-23 7-3
    Miami 60 62 .492 14 32-29 28-33 7-3
    Atlanta 55 67 .451 19 27-32 28-35 4-6
    NY Mets 54 68 .443 20 27-36 27-32 3-7
    Philadelphia 45 77 .369 29 24-31 21-46 3-7
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Dodgers 87 35 .713 0 51-14 36-21 8-2
    Colorado 68 56 .548 20 38-25 30-31 3-7
    Arizona 67 57 .540 21 39-23 28-34 3-7
    San Diego 55 69 .444 33 33-30 22-39 5-5
    San Francisco 50 76 .397 39 29-34 21-42 4-6
  • Batting Average
    J. Altuve HOU .362
    E. Hosmer KC .315
    J. Segura SEA .314
    A. Garcia CWS .314
    D. Gregorius NYY .309
  • Home Runs
    A. Judge NYY 37
    M. Moustakas KC 35
    J. Gallo TEX 35
    K. Davis OAK 33
    J. Smoak TOR 33
  • Runs Batted In
    N. Cruz SEA 100
    J. Upton DET 90
    J. Schoop BAL 88
    K. Davis OAK 86
    N. Mazara TEX 83
  • Earned Run Average
    C. Sale BOS 2.62
    C. Kluber CLE 2.67
    M. Stroman TOR 2.99
    L. Severino NYY 3.18
    D. Pomeranz BOS 3.31
  • Wins
    J. Vargas KC 14
    C. Sale BOS 14
    E. Santana MIN 13
    C. Carrasco CLE 12
    (5) Players 12
  • Saves
    A. Colome TB 36
    R. Osuna TOR 32
    C. Kimbrel BOS 29
    B. Kintzler MIN 28
    E. Diaz SEA 27
  • Batting Average
    J. Turner LAD .340
    C. Blackmon COL .336
    B. Harper WAS .326
    D. Murphy WAS .325
    B. Posey SF .321
  • Home Runs
    G. Stanton MIA 45
    C. Bellinger LAD 34
    J. Votto CIN 32
    R. Zimmerman WAS 29
    (5) Players 29
  • Runs Batted In
    N. Arenado COL 105
    G. Stanton MIA 97
    P. Goldschmidt ARI 96
    J. Lamb ARI 95
    M. Ozuna MIA 93
  • Earned Run Average
    C. Kershaw LAD 2.04
    M. Scherzer WAS 2.25
    G. Gonzalez WAS 2.39
    L. Lynn STL 3.05
    Z. Greinke ARI 3.16
  • Wins
    C. Kershaw LAD 15
    Z. Greinke ARI 14
    Z. Davies MIL 14
    A. Wood LAD 14
    (2) Players 13
  • Saves
    G. Holland COL 35
    K. Jansen LAD 33
    F. Rodney ARI 27
    W. Davis CHC 26
    C. Knebel MIL 26
  • Saturday, August 19
    Chicago Cubs 4, Toronto 3, F LA Dodgers 3, Detroit 0, F Pittsburgh 6, St. Louis 4, F
    Seattle 7, Tampa Bay 6, F LA Angels 5, Baltimore 1, F Cincinnati 11, Atlanta 8, F
    NY Yankees 4, Boston 3, F Houston 3, Oakland 0, F Minnesota 5, Arizona 0, F
    NY Mets 8, Miami 1, F Cleveland 5, Kansas City 0, F Texas 17, Chicago White Sox 7, F
    Milwaukee 6, Colorado 3, F San Diego 3, Washington 1, F Philadelphia 12, San Francisco 9, F
  • Sunday, August 20
    Detroit 6, LA Dodgers 1, F Miami 6, NY Mets 4, F Tampa Bay 3, Seattle 0, F
    Atlanta 8, Cincinnati 1, F LA Angels 5, Baltimore 4, F Boston 5, NY Yankees 1, F
    Oakland 3, Houston 2, F Minnesota 12, Arizona 5, F Kansas City 7, Cleveland 4, F
    Chicago Cubs 6, Toronto 5, F Chicago White Sox 3, Texas 2, F Milwaukee 8, Colorado 4, F
    Philadelphia 5, San Francisco 2, F Washington 4, San Diego 1, F Pittsburgh 6, St. Louis 3, F
  • Today, August 21
    Minnesota @ Chicago White Sox Oakland @ Baltimore LA Dodgers @ Pittsburgh
    Boston @ Cleveland Arizona @ NY Mets Seattle @ Atlanta
    Minnesota @ Chicago White Sox Texas @ LA Angels Milwaukee @ San Francisco
  • Tuesday, August 22
    Miami @ Philadelphia Oakland @ Baltimore LA Dodgers @ Pittsburgh
    Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Boston @ Cleveland NY Yankees @ Detroit
    Arizona @ NY Mets Toronto @ Tampa Bay Seattle @ Atlanta
    Miami @ Philadelphia Minnesota @ Chicago White Sox Washington @ Houston
    Colorado @ Kansas City San Diego @ St. Louis Texas @ LA Angels
    Milwaukee @ San Francisco
  • Wednesday, August 23
    Oakland @ Baltimore Milwaukee @ San Francisco Miami @ Philadelphia
    LA Dodgers @ Pittsburgh Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Boston @ Cleveland
    NY Yankees @ Detroit Arizona @ NY Mets Toronto @ Tampa Bay
    Seattle @ Atlanta Minnesota @ Chicago White Sox Washington @ Houston
    Colorado @ Kansas City San Diego @ St. Louis Texas @ LA Angels
  • Thursday, August 24
    Arizona @ NY Mets Miami @ Philadelphia NY Yankees @ Detroit
    Toronto @ Tampa Bay Colorado @ Kansas City LA Dodgers @ Pittsburgh
    Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Boston @ Cleveland San Diego @ St. Louis
    Minnesota @ Chicago White Sox Washington @ Houston Texas @ LA Angels
  • Friday, August 25
    Seattle @ NY Yankees Chicago Cubs @ Philadelphia NY Mets @ Washington
    Minnesota @ Toronto Baltimore @ Boston Pittsburgh @ Cincinnati
    Kansas City @ Cleveland San Diego @ Miami Colorado @ Atlanta
    Detroit @ Chicago White Sox Tampa Bay @ St. Louis San Francisco @ Arizona
    Texas @ Oakland Houston @ LA Angels Milwaukee @ LA Dodgers
  • Saturday, August 26
    Seattle @ NY Yankees Minnesota @ Toronto Baltimore @ Boston
    Texas @ Oakland NY Mets @ Washington Chicago Cubs @ Philadelphia
    Colorado @ Atlanta Detroit @ Chicago White Sox Pittsburgh @ Cincinnati
    Kansas City @ Cleveland San Diego @ Miami Tampa Bay @ St. Louis
    San Francisco @ Arizona Houston @ LA Angels Milwaukee @ LA Dodgers
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August 20

Souhan: Keeping or signing hometown stars hasn't always worked for Twins, Wild

The risk in having home-state favorites end their careers here is wondering if the player wants to return home more because of comfort than ambition.
Twins
August 20
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios threw seven scoreless innings and threw out Arizona first baseman Paul Goldschmidt out at first to beat the Diamondbacks 5-0 on Saturday.

Five-run fourth inning backs up Berrios as Twins shut out Arizona

Jose Berrios pitched seven shutout innings to improve to 7-1 at home this season.
Twins
August 19

MLB Insider: Rebuilding White Sox waiting for tide to rise

Chicago is rebuilding, but it has a lot of premier prospects coming up.
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Twins
August 19

Berrios gets over first inning blues

The Twins on Saturday beat the Diamondbacks and can sweep the three game series
Twins
August 19

Sano exits Saturday's game with sore left shin, will undergo tests

The slugger had to leave the game in the fourth inning when he could not run to first base at full speed
Twins
August 19

Melville, not Gonsalves, will pitch for Twins in Monday's doubleheader

Tim Melville, a 2008 fourth-round pick of the Royals, will be called up from Class AAA Rochester in time to pitch one the games, with fellow righthander Dillon Gee starting the other.
Twins
August 19

Saturday's Twins-Diamondbacks game recap

A look back at Saturday's game.
Twins
August 19

Baseball observations and predictions

Three observations and two predictions.
Twins
August 19

American League Central Division updates

A weekly look around the AL Central
Twins
August 19
Minnesota Twins pitcher Dillon Gee throws in relief in the fifth innin...

Twins to start Gee, Melville in Monday's doubleheader at Chicago

The Twins will face former foe Zack Greinke on Saturday as they try to win the second game of this three game series at Target Field.
Twins
August 19
Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton (25) slid safely into home...

Buxton's blitz around the bases sparks Twins' six-home run attack

Byron Buxton's blazing inside-the-park home run was one of his three hits and six Twins home runs Friday night against the Diamondbacks.
Twins
August 19
Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton (25) celebrated his inside...

How fast is the Twins' Byron Buxton? See for yourself, kids

Buxton's inside-the-park home run was the fastest recorded trip around the bases since MLB started keeping track.
Twins
August 19
Minnesota Twins catcher Mitch Garver (43) adjusted his gloves during b...

Garver's call up to Twins alters wife's travel plans

Mitch Garver's wife was set to fly from the Twin Cities to Rochester, N.Y., this weekend. Instead, she's still here and watching her husband in the big leagues.
Twins
August 19

Reusse: Gardy returns to Target Field as happy, healthy Arizona bench coach

Following prostate cancer surgery in April, former Twins manager Ron Gardenhire is with the Diamondbacks as a bench coach. It's the perfect weekend for Arizona to be here for a visit.
Twins
August 19

Friday's Twins-Diamondbacks game recap

A look back at Friday's game.
Final, 8/20 R H E
Arizona 67-57 5 9 2
Minnesota 63-59 12 12 1