Reusse: Young bullpen arms leave Twins wanting more

Reusse: Young bullpen arms leave Twins wanting more

J.T. Chargois might be in line for a big-league bullpen spot, but other power arms drafted by the Twins in recent years have had setbacks.

Royals pitcher Ventura, former player Marte die in separate crashes

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Royals pitcher Ventura, former player Marte die in separate crashes
Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and former major leaguer Andy Marte died in separate traffic accidents early Sunday in their native Dominican Republic.

Hall of Fame thoughts on Curt Schilling, Edgar Martinez and Trevor Hoffman

January 19
Hall of Fame thoughts on Curt Schilling, Edgar Martinez and Trevor Hoffman
After casting his first Hall of Fame ballot, baseball writer Phil Miller wrote that he wasn't prepared for "the avalanche of anger and distress that fans of borderline candidates would bombard me with."
Twins
January 20

Rod Carew faring well month after heart, kidney transplant

The Hall of Famer told the American Heart Association News he was "doing great" since the 13-hour operation on Dec. 16. He has spent the last week in a rehabilitation center and is expected to return home soon.
Twins
January 19

Will Bonds, Clemens inevitably make Hall of Fame?

The Associated Press' Jim Litke and Noah Coslov discuss the increase of Hall of Fame support received by Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens and what it says about that era and today's sentiment.
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Twins
January 18

2017 baseball Hall of Fame voting results

A closer look at the 442 votes cast.
Sports
January 18

Newest baseball Hall of Fame members had moments vs. Twins

Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Pudge Rodriguez put up some decent numbers against Minnesota in their Hall of Fame careers.
Sports
January 18

Reusse: Hunter will offer strong opinions in new role with Twins

Torii Hunter still looks the part of an athlete who could fill the manager's request for a veteran leader in the clubhouse.
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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 94 67 .584 0 53-28 41-39 6-4
    Detroit 86 75 .534 8 45-35 41-40 5-5
    Kansas City 81 81 .500 13.5 47-34 34-47 4-6
    Chicago White Sox 78 84 .481 16.5 45-36 33-48 6-4
    Minnesota 59 103 .364 35.5 30-51 29-52 4-6
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Boston 93 69 .574 0 47-34 46-35 5-5
    Baltimore 89 73 .549 4 50-31 39-42 7-3
    Toronto 89 73 .549 4 46-35 43-38 6-4
    NY Yankees 84 78 .519 9 48-33 36-45 5-5
    Tampa Bay 68 94 .420 25 36-45 32-49 3-7
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Texas 95 67 .586 0 53-28 42-39 5-5
    Seattle 86 76 .531 9 44-37 42-39 6-4
    Houston 84 78 .519 11 43-38 41-40 3-7
    LA Angels 74 88 .457 21 40-41 34-47 8-2
    Oakland 69 93 .426 26 34-47 35-46 3-7
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago Cubs 103 58 .640 0 57-24 46-34 6-3
    St. Louis 86 76 .531 17.5 38-43 48-33 6-4
    Pittsburgh 78 83 .484 25 38-42 40-41 2-7
    Milwaukee 73 89 .451 30.5 41-40 32-49 5-5
    Cincinnati 68 94 .420 35.5 38-43 30-51 5-5
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 95 67 .586 0 50-31 45-36 6-4
    NY Mets 87 75 .537 8 44-37 43-38 7-3
    Miami 79 82 .491 15.5 40-40 39-42 3-7
    Philadelphia 71 91 .438 24 37-44 34-47 2-8
    Atlanta 68 93 .422 26.5 31-50 37-43 8-2
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Dodgers 91 71 .562 0 53-28 38-43 5-5
    San Francisco 87 75 .537 4 45-36 42-39 7-3
    Colorado 75 87 .463 16 42-39 33-48 2-8
    Arizona 69 93 .426 22 33-48 36-45 5-5
    San Diego 68 94 .420 23 39-42 29-52 4-6
  • Batting Average
    T. Milone MIN 1.000
    J. Berrios MIN 1.000
    H. Santiago MIN .333
    J. Polanco MIN .282
    R. Grossman MIN .280
  • Home Runs
    B. Dozier MIN 42
    M. Sano MIN 25
    M. Kepler MIN 17
    T. Plouffe MIN 12
    B. Park MIN 12
  • Runs Batted In
    B. Dozier MIN 99
    M. Sano MIN 66
    M. Kepler MIN 63
    J. Mauer MIN 49
    K. Suzuki MIN 49
  • Earned Run Average
    E. Escobar MIN 0.00
    B. Kintzler MIN 3.15
    E. Santana MIN 3.38
    R. Pressly MIN 3.70
  • Wins
    H. Santiago MIN 13
    T. Duffey MIN 9
    E. Santana MIN 7
    R. Pressly MIN 6
    K. Gibson MIN 6
  • Strikeouts
    E. Santana MIN 149
    H. Santiago MIN 144
    T. Duffey MIN 114
    K. Gibson MIN 104
    M. Tonkin MIN 80
  • Batting Average
    J. Altuve HOU .338
    M. Betts BOS .318
    D. Pedroia BOS .318
    M. Cabrera DET .316
    M. Trout LAA .315
  • Home Runs
    M. Trumbo BAL 47
    N. Cruz SEA 43
    E. Encarnacion TOR 42
    K. Davis OAK 42
    B. Dozier MIN 42
  • Runs Batted In
    D. Ortiz BOS 127
    E. Encarnacion TOR 127
    A. Pujols LAA 119
    M. Betts BOS 113
    H. Ramirez BOS 111
  • Earned Run Average
    A. Sanchez TOR 3.00
    J. Verlander DET 3.04
    M. Tanaka NYY 3.07
    C. Kluber CLE 3.14
    R. Porcello BOS 3.15
  • Wins
    R. Porcello BOS 22
    J. Happ TOR 20
    C. Kluber CLE 18
    D. Price BOS 17
    C. Sale CWS 17
  • Saves
    Z. Britton BAL 47
    F. Rodriguez DET 44
    S. Dyson TEX 38
    D. Robertson CWS 37
    A. Colome TB 37
  • Batting Average
    D. LeMahieu COL .348
    D. Murphy WAS .347
    J. Votto CIN .326
    C. Blackmon COL .324
    J. Segura ARI .319
  • Home Runs
    C. Carter MIL 41
    N. Arenado COL 41
    K. Bryant CHC 39
    M. Kemp ATL 35
    F. Freeman ATL 34
  • Runs Batted In
    N. Arenado COL 133
    A. Rizzo CHC 109
    M. Kemp ATL 108
    D. Murphy WAS 104
    A. Duvall CIN 103
  • Earned Run Average
    K. Hendricks CHC 2.13
    J. Lester CHC 2.44
    N. Syndergaard NYM 2.60
    M. Bumgarner SF 2.74
    J. Cueto SF 2.79
  • Wins
    M. Scherzer WAS 20
    J. Lester CHC 19
    J. Cueto SF 18
    J. Arrieta CHC 18
    (5) Players 16
  • Saves
    J. Familia NYM 51
    K. Jansen LAD 47
    M. Melancon WAS 47
    A. Ramos MIA 40
    J. Gomez PHI 37
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Twins minor-league report: Game updates, stats and more
In the minors Twins minor-league report: Game updates, stats and more
updated 6 hours 25 mins. ago
Here's where you can get daily box scores for the Twins' minor league teams, player statistics and links to all of the squads from Triple-A to the rookie league
Twins
January 18

Reusse: Perkins sees 2017 as make-or-break season with Twins

Twins closer Glen Perkins has been in ­Florida since Jan. 2 rehabbing from a torn labrum in his left shoulder. This is the last guaranteed season of the contract extension he signed in 2014.
Sports
January 18

Five (still) available free agents who could fit with Twins

If you don’t think the Twins have done enough in free agency so far … that’s where we can have a discussion. After a 59-win season in 2016, there are holes on the roster.
Twins
January 17

Steroid era poses dilemma for first-time baseball Hall of Fame voter

The first question everyone asks when you're a baseball Hall of Fame voter is, ''Where do you stand on the steroid guys?''
Twins
January 17

2017 Baseball Hall of Fame class to be announced at 5 p.m.

Results will be revealed at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Candidates need to be named on 75 percent of ballots cast to win induction. Jeff Bagwell and Tim Raines are in strong position to be inducted.
Twins
January 17

Phil Miller's Hall of Fame ballot

Star Tribune Twins beat writer Phil Miller had a vote for the first time. A look at who he chose for the Hall of Fame.
Twins
January 17

2017 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot: A look at the candidates

An impressive groups of first-timers join the usual suspects of players with a chance at the Hall of Fame.
Twins
January 17

Twins manager Molitor would like to add another veteran

Plenty of free agents are available as the Twins continue to work on their roster before pitchers and catchers report on Feb. 14.
Sports
January 17

Here's your first look at the Twins' new Dominican Academy

The Twins and Phillies on Tuesday officially announced their new joint venture: an $18 million complex housing their Dominican Republic Baseball Academy.
Twins
January 17

Tough sell: Twins trying to sell hope as Winter Caravan begins

After their 103-loss season, manager Paul Molitor and others are trying to sell hope even though the team hasn't made any major on-field players moves for 2017.
Twins
January 16

Puerto Rico figures to lean significantly on Twins for World Baseball Classic

Manager Paul Molitor said Monday that he expects righthander Jose Berrios, lefthander Hector Santiago, outfielder Eddie Rosario and first baseman Kennys Vargas to play for the team.
Twins
January 16

Gallery: Twins kick off winter caravan

The Twins kicked off their winter caravan in Hutchinson, Minn., on Monday.
Twins
January 16

Twins reach out to fans with winter caravan

Twins manager Paul Molitor and pitchers Ryan Pressly and Brandon Kintzler talked with fans in Hutchinson on their first stop of the team's winter caravan on Monday.
Sports
January 16
Minnesota Twins starter Hector Santiago delivers a pitch during the fi...

Santiago important to Twins, but what should they expect?

In a relatively quiet transaction heading into the weekend, the Twins made a pretty significant pitching decision about their lefthanded pitcher.
Twins
January 14

Souhan: Don't look to Knoblauch deal as reason to trade Dozier

The Twins' trade of Chuck Knoblauch to New York in 1998 isn't as analogous to a potential Brian Dozier trade now as you would think.
Minneapolis
January 14

Hennepin County to pay off Target Field debt a decade early

County hopes to clear loan by 2027 instead of 2037.