New game, same result: Dozier's home run overshadowed by Twins loss

New game, same result: Dozier's home run overshadowed by Twins loss

Brian Dozier's 13th home run of the month came in the eighth inning, when the Twins had all but guaranteed a 13th straight loss.

Escobar endures a yo-yo season for Twins

August 31
Escobar endures a yo-yo season for Twins
Eduardo Escobar this season has been the victim of slow starts, both his own and his team's.

Postgame: Light's turnaround good sign for Twins bullpen, Molitor hopes

August 30
Postgame: Light's turnaround good sign for Twins bullpen, Molitor hopes
Pat Light faced seven batters Tuesday night and did not allow a hit. He struck out three.
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Wednesday's Twins-Cleveland game recap

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9:23pm

Twins-Chicago White Sox series preview

The Twins return to Target Field to open the season's longest homestand, 10 games, all against AL Central foes.
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Amid 12-game skid, Twins need Dean to be Cy Young slayer again

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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 76 56 .576 0 42-23 34-33 5-5
    Detroit 72 61 .541 4.5 39-28 33-33 8-2
    Kansas City 69 63 .523 7 41-22 28-41 7-3
    Chicago White Sox 63 69 .477 13 35-29 28-40 5-5
    Minnesota 49 84 .368 27.5 25-40 24-44 0-10
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Toronto 76 57 .571 0 40-28 36-29 6-4
    Boston 74 59 .556 2 41-30 33-29 5-5
    Baltimore 72 61 .541 4 43-24 29-37 5-5
    NY Yankees 68 63 .519 7 37-28 31-35 6-4
    Tampa Bay 56 76 .424 19.5 32-37 24-39 4-6
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Texas 80 54 .597 0 45-21 35-33 7-3
    Houston 71 62 .534 8.5 39-29 32-33 8-2
    Seattle 68 65 .511 11.5 36-28 32-37 2-8
    LA Angels 59 74 .444 20.5 32-33 27-41 8-2
    Oakland 57 76 .429 22.5 30-36 27-40 4-6
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago Cubs 84 47 .641 0 47-19 37-28 7-3
    St. Louis 70 62 .530 14.5 30-37 40-25 5-5
    Pittsburgh 67 63 .515 16.5 34-30 33-33 5-5
    Milwaukee 57 76 .429 28 37-35 20-41 4-6
    Cincinnati 55 77 .417 29.5 32-33 23-44 2-8
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 78 55 .586 0 38-26 40-29 5-5
    NY Mets 69 64 .519 9 36-31 33-33 8-2
    Miami 67 66 .504 11 33-32 34-34 3-7
    Philadelphia 60 73 .451 18 30-36 30-37 3-7
    Atlanta 50 83 .376 28 21-44 29-39 6-4
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Dodgers 73 59 .553 0 42-26 31-33 6-4
    San Francisco 72 60 .545 1 38-30 34-30 4-6
    Colorado 64 68 .485 9 34-31 30-37 5-5
    Arizona 56 77 .421 17.5 25-43 31-34 5-5
    San Diego 55 77 .417 18 30-34 25-43 3-7
  • Batting Average
    T. Milone MIN 1.000
    H. Santiago MIN .333
    L. Schafer MIN .333
    J. Polanco MIN .292
    J. Mauer MIN .276
  • Home Runs
    B. Dozier MIN 31
    M. Sano MIN 20
    M. Kepler MIN 15
    B. Park MIN 12
    J. Mauer MIN 10
  • Runs Batted In
    B. Dozier MIN 79
    M. Kepler MIN 58
    M. Sano MIN 54
    J. Mauer MIN 47
    (2) Players 41
  • Earned Run Average
    E. Escobar MIN 0.00
    B. Kintzler MIN 1.87
    T. Rogers MIN 2.77
    R. O'Rourke MIN 3.29
    E. Santana MIN 3.54
  • Wins
    H. Santiago MIN 10
    T. Duffey MIN 8
    E. Santana MIN 6
    R. Pressly MIN 6
    K. Gibson MIN 5
  • Strikeouts
    H. Santiago MIN 121
    E. Santana MIN 113
    T. Duffey MIN 96
    K. Gibson MIN 76
    M. Tonkin MIN 71
  • Batting Average
    J. Altuve HOU .352
    D. Pedroia BOS .320
    M. Betts BOS .320
    Y. Escobar LAA .320
    M. Trout LAA .319
  • Home Runs
    M. Trumbo BAL 40
    E. Encarnacion TOR 36
    K. Davis OAK 34
    J. Donaldson TOR 34
    T. Frazier CWS 33
  • Runs Batted In
    E. Encarnacion TOR 106
    A. Pujols LAA 103
    D. Ortiz BOS 102
    M. Trumbo BAL 96
    M. Betts BOS 96
  • Earned Run Average
    J. Quintana CWS 2.77
    C. Hamels TEX 2.91
    A. Sanchez TOR 2.99
    D. Duffy KC 3.01
    C. Kluber CLE 3.07
  • Wins
    R. Porcello BOS 18
    J. Happ TOR 17
    C. Tillman BAL 15
    C. Sale CWS 15
    (4) Players 14
  • Saves
    Z. Britton BAL 39
    F. Rodriguez DET 37
    D. Robertson CWS 33
    S. Dyson TEX 30
    (2) Players 29
  • Batting Average
    D. LeMahieu COL .344
    D. Murphy WAS .344
    C. Blackmon COL .320
    C. Seager LAD .320
    M. Prado MIA .319
  • Home Runs
    N. Arenado COL 35
    K. Bryant CHC 35
    C. Carter MIL 30
    A. Duvall CIN 29
    (5) Players 27
  • Runs Batted In
    N. Arenado COL 112
    D. Murphy WAS 98
    A. Rizzo CHC 93
    K. Bryant CHC 89
    J. Bruce NYM 86
  • Earned Run Average
    K. Hendricks CHC 2.09
    M. Bumgarner SF 2.49
    N. Syndergaard NYM 2.55
    J. Lester CHC 2.70
    J. Fernandez MIA 2.79
  • Wins
    J. Arrieta CHC 16
    M. Scherzer WAS 15
    S. Strasburg WAS 15
    J. Lester CHC 14
    (2) Players 14
  • Saves
    J. Familia NYM 43
    K. Jansen LAD 39
    M. Melancon WAS 37
    J. Gomez PHI 34
    A. Ramos MIA 32
  • Monday, August 29
    Toronto 5, Baltimore 1, F Washington 4, Philadelphia 0, F Boston 9, Tampa Bay 4, F
    Cleveland 1, Minnesota 0, F Detroit 4, Chicago White Sox 3, F NY Mets 2, Miami 1, F
    St. Louis 6, Milwaukee 5, F Chicago Cubs 8, Pittsburgh 7, F Texas 6, Seattle 3, F
    Houston 6, Oakland 0, F Kansas City 8, NY Yankees 5, F Colorado 8, LA Dodgers 1, F
    LA Angels 9, Cincinnati 2, F
  • Tuesday, August 30
    Baltimore 5, Toronto 3, F Washington 3, Philadelphia 2, F Atlanta 7, San Diego 3, F
    Tampa Bay 4, Boston 3, F Cleveland 5, Minnesota 4, F Detroit 8, Chicago White Sox 4, F
    NY Mets 7, Miami 4, F Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 0, F Texas 8, Seattle 7, F
    Houston 3, Oakland 1, F St. Louis 2, Milwaukee 1, F NY Yankees 5, Kansas City 4, F
    LA Dodgers 0, Colorado 0, Postponed LA Angels 4, Cincinnati 2, F Arizona 4, San Francisco 3, F
  • Today, August 31
    Detroit 3, Chicago White Sox 2, F Boston 8, Tampa Bay 6, F Texas 14, Seattle 1, F
    Houston 4, Oakland 3, F Colorado 7, LA Dodgers 0, F San Francisco 4, Arizona 2, F
    Toronto 5, Baltimore 3, F LA Angels 3, Cincinnati 0, F Washington 2, Philadelphia 1, F
    Atlanta 8, San Diego 1, F Cleveland 8, Minnesota 4, F NY Mets 5, Miami 2, F
    Chicago Cubs 5, Pittsburgh 2, Bottom 7th Colorado 8, LA Dodgers 2, Top 8th Milwaukee 3, St. Louis 1, F
    NY Yankees 4, Kansas City 4, Bottom 8th
  • Thursday, September 1
    San Diego @ Atlanta Miami @ NY Mets San Francisco @ Chicago Cubs
    Chicago White Sox @ Minnesota
  • Friday, September 2
    San Francisco @ Chicago Cubs NY Yankees @ Baltimore Atlanta @ Philadelphia
    Milwaukee @ Pittsburgh St. Louis @ Cincinnati Miami @ Cleveland
    Washington @ NY Mets Toronto @ Tampa Bay Houston @ Texas
    Chicago White Sox @ Minnesota Detroit @ Kansas City Arizona @ Colorado
    Boston @ Oakland San Diego @ LA Dodgers LA Angels @ Seattle
  • Saturday, September 3
    San Francisco @ Chicago Cubs Houston @ Texas St. Louis @ Cincinnati
    Toronto @ Tampa Bay NY Yankees @ Baltimore Atlanta @ Philadelphia
    Milwaukee @ Pittsburgh Miami @ Cleveland Chicago White Sox @ Minnesota
    Washington @ NY Mets Detroit @ Kansas City Arizona @ Colorado
    Boston @ Oakland San Diego @ LA Dodgers LA Angels @ Seattle
  • Sunday, September 4
    St. Louis @ Cincinnati Toronto @ Tampa Bay NY Yankees @ Baltimore
    Atlanta @ Philadelphia Milwaukee @ Pittsburgh Chicago White Sox @ Minnesota
    Detroit @ Kansas City San Francisco @ Chicago Cubs Houston @ Texas
    Boston @ Oakland Miami @ Cleveland Arizona @ Colorado
    San Diego @ LA Dodgers LA Angels @ Seattle Washington @ NY Mets
  • Monday, September 5
    Toronto @ NY Yankees NY Mets @ Cincinnati Philadelphia @ Miami
    Chicago Cubs @ Milwaukee Baltimore @ Tampa Bay Kansas City @ Minnesota
    LA Angels @ Oakland St. Louis @ Pittsburgh Atlanta @ Washington
    Detroit @ Chicago White Sox San Francisco @ Colorado Texas @ Seattle
    Boston @ San Diego Houston @ Cleveland Arizona @ LA Dodgers
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3:31pm

Nick Gordon leads six Twins invitees to Arizona Fall League

Gordon, drafted by the Twins with the fifth overall pick in 2014, is one of six Minnesota prospects selected for the Arizona Fall League, MLB's two-month prospect showcase.
Twins
August 31

Dozier's leadoff home run spoiled, Twins lose 12th straight

The Twins proceeded to go backward after Brian Dozier belted the first pitch of Tuesday's game into the seats.
Twins
August 30

Dozier joins a powerful crowd

Brian Dozier's home run Tuesday gave him 12 in August
Twins
August 30

Tuesday's Twins-Cleveland game recap

A look back at Tuesday's game.
Twins
August 30

Dozier: I'm undeserving of mention with Killebrew

Twins second baseman Brian Dozier, who Monday became first Twin to hit 12 home runs in a month since Harmon Killebrew in July 1969, says "I'm undeserving of being mentioned" with the Hall of Famer.
Twins
August 30

Albers gets second chance in Twins rotation tonight

"He's not afraid" to throw strikes, even though Andrew Albers lacks big-league velocity, Twins manager Paul Molitor said. Albers is on the hill in Cleveland as Minnesota tries to stop an 11-game losing streak.
Twins
August 30
Logan Schafer with the Brewers in 2013.

Logan Schafer excited by Twins' call to return to big leagues

At nearly 30, he's the oldest outfielder on the team by more than three years.
Twins
August 30
Injured closer Glen Perkins and demoted catcher John Ryan Murphy.

RandBall: For the Twins, it's not great when you need 48

They're still throwing things at the wall to see what sticks, which in a lost season is not a bad short-term plan. In a mostly lost decade, it's not a good long-term plan.
Twins
August 30
Twins starter Hector Santiago.

Santiago: No more worrying about walks

Twins righthander Hector Santiago says placing too much importance on avoiding walks was negatively affecting his pitching, a trap he avoided Monday.
Twins
August 30
Twins closer Brandon Kintzler conferred with catcher Juan Centeno in the 10th.

Losing streak reaches 11 as Twins lose 1-0 in 10 innings

Hector Santiago's strong start was wasted as his teammates couldn't score as the Twins moved closer to a team-record losing streak.
Twins
August 29
Cleveland's Jason Kipnis celebrated with teammates.

Monday's Twins-Cleveland recap

The key player and stats from Monday's game:
Twins
August 29
Jason Kipnis

Postgame: Molitor liked his matchup with Kintzler facing Kipnis

Twins hold fantasy football draft; Santiago says thumb is much better, but not completely healed.
Twins
August 29
Eddie Rosario reacted to striking out.

Longest losing streaks in Twins history

The Twins are three losses short of matching the longest losing streak in team history:
Twins
August 29

Logan Schafer: Called out of shower, called up to majors

Twins outfielder Logan Schafer says he was in the shower when the call came from Twins, telling him to join the team in Cleveland.
Twins
August 29
Trevor Bauer

Twins want to keep one streak alive tonight: Their success vs. Bauer

Another good game against Indians pitcher would help end their 10-game losing streak.
Final, 8/31 R H E
Minnesota 49-84 4 8 0
Cleveland 76-56 8 12 0