Royals find an opening to beat Twins in 10 innings

Royals find an opening to beat Twins in 10 innings

The Twins’ bats failed to back up Tomy Milone’s quality effort Friday in Kansas City.

With Santana's suspension over, he's set to rejoin Twins

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With Santana's suspension over, he's set to rejoin Twins
As the Twins prepared to play game No. 80 on Friday, Ervin Santana checked into the team’s hotel across town. At the game’s final out, Santana’s steroids suspension had officially been served.

Reusse: Mauer hitting 3rd because he belongs there

July 3
Reusse: Mauer hitting 3rd because he belongs there
Joe Mauer is far removed from what he was, and yet he's still the hitter that opposing teams are most likely to pitch around. And there's another big reason as well.
Twins
July 4

Postgame: Alex Meyer's stay with Twins was brief, but helpful

Royals rookie made awful first-game blunder; Sano impressing Molitor with his hitting approach
Video
July 4

Suzuki says final play happened fast

Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki says he's not sure whether he could have done much differently Friday on play at plate that scored game-winning run.
Video
July 4

Milone in 'one of best stretches of career'

Twins lefthander Tommy Milone says Friday's one-run, six-inning performance was a continuation of "one of the best stretches of my career."
Twins
July 4

Twins-Kansas City game recap

A look back at Friday night's game.
Twins
July 3
Thursday night June, 25, 2015, Twins pitcher Ervin Santana pitched fo...

Twins roster move imminent as Santana arrives

Ervin Santana - who will pitch Sunday - has arrived in Missouri, but he’s not allowed to be at Kauffman Stadium tonight as the Twins play Game No. 80 — the final game of his steroids suspension.
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mlb Statistics

  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Kansas City 45 32 .584 0 23-14 22-18 5-5
    Minnesota 42 38 .525 4.5 25-15 17-23 4-6
    Detroit 40 39 .506 6 21-22 19-17 5-5
    Cleveland 38 41 .481 8 15-23 23-18 6-4
    Chicago White Sox 35 42 .455 10 19-15 16-27 6-4
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    NY Yankees 43 37 .538 0 22-14 21-23 5-5
    Baltimore 42 38 .525 1 26-16 16-22 5-5
    Toronto 42 40 .512 2 26-18 16-22 4-6
    Tampa Bay 42 40 .512 2 21-27 21-13 2-8
    Boston 37 45 .451 7 17-21 20-24 6-4
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 48 34 .585 0 28-16 20-18 7-3
    LA Angels 42 38 .525 5 25-18 17-20 7-3
    Texas 41 40 .506 6.5 15-20 26-20 4-6
    Seattle 37 43 .463 10 17-23 20-20 5-5
    Oakland 37 46 .446 11.5 17-25 20-21 5-5
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    St. Louis 51 28 .646 0 29-11 22-17 6-4
    Pittsburgh 45 34 .570 6 24-15 21-19 6-4
    Chicago Cubs 42 36 .538 8.5 20-16 22-20 4-6
    Cincinnati 36 42 .462 14.5 22-16 14-26 4-6
    Milwaukee 34 48 .415 18.5 15-26 19-22 8-2
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 44 36 .550 0 23-14 21-22 7-3
    NY Mets 41 40 .506 3.5 29-14 12-26 5-5
    Atlanta 39 41 .488 5 22-16 17-25 4-6
    Miami 35 46 .432 9.5 21-22 14-24 5-5
    Philadelphia 27 55 .329 18 18-25 9-30 2-8
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Dodgers 45 36 .556 0 27-14 18-22 6-4
    San Francisco 42 39 .519 3 21-20 21-19 4-6
    Arizona 39 41 .488 5.5 21-20 18-21 5-5
    San Diego 39 43 .476 6.5 18-22 21-21 5-5
    Colorado 34 46 .425 10.5 17-22 17-24 3-7
  • Batting Average
    M. Pelfrey MIN .667
    M. Sano MIN .375
    J. Polanco MIN .333
    E. Nunez MIN .303
    O. Arcia MIN .276
  • Home Runs
    B. Dozier MIN 16
    T. Hunter MIN 12
    T. Plouffe MIN 10
    K. Vargas MIN 5
    (3) Players 4
  • Runs Batted In
    T. Hunter MIN 44
    T. Plouffe MIN 42
    B. Dozier MIN 40
    J. Mauer MIN 39
    E. Escobar MIN 29
  • Earned Run Average
    G. Perkins MIN 1.35
    B. Boyer MIN 2.41
    J. Graham MIN 2.92
    T. Milone MIN 3.02
    (2) Players 3.04
  • Wins
    P. Hughes MIN 7
    K. Gibson MIN 6
    R. Nolasco MIN 5
    M. Pelfrey MIN 5
    (2) Players 4
  • Saves
    G. Perkins MIN 26
    B. Boyer MIN 1
    B. Duensing MIN 1
  • Batting Average
    P. Goldschmidt ARI .354
    M. Cabrera DET .350
    P. Fielder TEX .347
    D. Gordon MIA .344
    J. Kipnis CLE .344
  • Home Runs
    G. Stanton MIA 27
    T. Frazier CIN 25
    A. Pujols LAA 24
    N. Arenado COL 24
    B. Harper WAS 24
  • Runs Batted In
    N. Arenado COL 68
    G. Stanton MIA 67
    P. Goldschmidt ARI 66
    M. Teixeira NYY 58
    B. Harper WAS 58
  • Earned Run Average
    Z. Greinke LAD 1.58
    M. Scherzer WAS 1.82
    D. Keuchel HOU 2.03
    A. Burnett PIT 2.05
    S. Gray OAK 2.09
  • Wins
    G. Cole PIT 11
    F. Hernandez SEA 10
    C. Carrasco CLE 10
    D. Keuchel HOU 10
    M. Wacha STL 10
  • Saves
    G. Perkins MIN 26
    M. Melancon PIT 25
    D. Storen WAS 24
    H. Street LAA 23
    (2) Players 23
  • Thursday, July 2
    Miami 5, San Francisco 4, F Cleveland 5, Tampa Bay 4, F Pittsburgh 8, Detroit 4, F
    Chicago Cubs 6, NY Mets 1, F Milwaukee 8, Philadelphia 7, F Texas 2, Baltimore 0, F
    Boston 12, Toronto 6, F Atlanta 2, Washington 1, F San Diego 5, St. Louis 3, F
    Minnesota 2, Kansas City 0, F Arizona 8, Colorado 1, F Oakland 4, Seattle 0, F
  • Friday, July 3
    Miami 2, Chicago Cubs 1, F Washington 2, San Francisco 1, F NY Yankees 7, Tampa Bay 5, F
    Cleveland 5, Pittsburgh 2, F Detroit 8, Toronto 6, F Houston 12, Boston 8, F
    Milwaukee 12, Cincinnati 1, F Atlanta 2, Philadelphia 1, F LA Angels 8, Texas 2, F
    Chicago White Sox 1, Baltimore 0, F Kansas City 3, Minnesota 2, F San Diego 2, St. Louis 1, F
    Seattle 9, Oakland 5, F Arizona 4, Colorado 3, F NY Mets 2, LA Dodgers 1, F
  • Today, July 4
    Washington 9, San Francisco 3, F NY Yankees 2, Tampa Bay 0, Bottom 5th Detroit 5, Toronto 0, Delayed
    Boston 2, Houston 0, Bottom 4th Chicago White Sox 1, Baltimore 0, Bottom 2nd San Diego 0, St. Louis 0, Top 3rd
    Seattle @ Oakland Cleveland @ Pittsburgh Philadelphia @ Atlanta
    Miami @ Chicago Cubs Milwaukee @ Cincinnati Minnesota @ Kansas City
    NY Mets @ LA Dodgers LA Angels @ Texas Colorado @ Arizona
  • Sunday, July 5
    Tampa Bay @ NY Yankees Toronto @ Detroit Milwaukee @ Cincinnati
    Philadelphia @ Atlanta Houston @ Boston Cleveland @ Pittsburgh
    Baltimore @ Chicago White Sox Minnesota @ Kansas City San Diego @ St. Louis
    Miami @ Chicago Cubs Seattle @ Oakland Colorado @ Arizona
    NY Mets @ LA Dodgers LA Angels @ Texas San Francisco @ Washington
  • Monday, July 6
    San Diego @ Pittsburgh Cincinnati @ Washington Houston @ Cleveland
    St. Louis @ Chicago Cubs Toronto @ Chicago White Sox Tampa Bay @ Kansas City
    Atlanta @ Milwaukee Baltimore @ Minnesota Philadelphia @ LA Dodgers
    Detroit @ Seattle NY Mets @ San Francisco
  • Tuesday, July 7
    St. Louis @ Chicago Cubs Oakland @ NY Yankees San Diego @ Pittsburgh
    Cincinnati @ Washington Miami @ Boston Houston @ Cleveland
    St. Louis @ Chicago Cubs Arizona @ Texas Toronto @ Chicago White Sox
    Tampa Bay @ Kansas City Atlanta @ Milwaukee Baltimore @ Minnesota
    LA Angels @ Colorado Philadelphia @ LA Dodgers Detroit @ Seattle
    NY Mets @ San Francisco
  • Wednesday, July 8
    Baltimore @ Minnesota Atlanta @ Milwaukee Detroit @ Seattle
    NY Mets @ San Francisco Oakland @ NY Yankees San Diego @ Pittsburgh
    Cincinnati @ Washington Miami @ Boston Houston @ Cleveland
    St. Louis @ Chicago Cubs Arizona @ Texas Toronto @ Chicago White Sox
    Tampa Bay @ Kansas City LA Angels @ Colorado Philadelphia @ LA Dodgers
  • Thursday, July 9
    Oakland @ NY Yankees Toronto @ Chicago White Sox Tampa Bay @ Kansas City
    St. Louis @ Pittsburgh Houston @ Cleveland Cincinnati @ Miami
    Detroit @ Minnesota Atlanta @ Colorado Philadelphia @ LA Dodgers
    LA Angels @ Seattle
Twins
July 3
Minnesota Twins pitching coach Neil Allen makes a visit to the mound t...

Gibson gets Twins off on right foot vs. Royals

Kyle Gibson’ eight shutout innings sent the Twins past Kansas City in Miguel Sano’s MLB debut. Two triples brought home the runs.
Twins
July 3
Twins center fielder Aaron Hicks caught a fly ball in the firth hit by...

Twins bring back Hicks, place Robinson on family emergency list

Center fielder Aaron Hicks batted .247 in 28 games with the Twins before being placed on the disabled list on June 14
Twins
July 3
Red Wings pitcher, Ervin Santana, during the second inning against Paw...

Section 219: Hey, Twins fans. A moratorium on whining for now, OK?

Maybe the Twins are catching Kansas City at the right time, the same way Milwaukee chewed on the Twins last month when they were struggling.
Twins
July 3
The Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano beats out the throw to Kansas City Ro...

Miguel Sano's first day in the majors: A video look

It was an eventful first day in the major leagues for Twins top rookie prospect Miguel Sano. Here's a look at how it went.
Twins
July 3

Postgame: Molitor hopes Twins learn value of bunting

Plouffe happy to help, even with a sacrifice; Royals defeated Twins' shifts with bunts, too; Santana goes opposite way for a triple
Twins
July 3

Twins-Kansas City game recap

A look back at Thursday night's game in Kansas City.
Twins
July 3

Twins will give 16-year-old shortstop Javier record $4 million

The Twins agreed to a $4 million contract with 16-year-old Dominican shortstop Wander Javier, the team confirmed, outstripping the franchise record $3.1 million they paid Miguel Sano in 2010.
Twins
July 3

First hit not much, but Sano says it's first of many with Twins

Miguel Sano hustled down the line, beat Mike Moustakas’ throw and ended up with a souvenir - the ball from his first MLB hit Thursday.
Video
July 3

Sano: 'I feel really good' after debut

Twins rookie Miguel Sano says "I'm really happy about my first hit in the major leagues," a ninth-inning infield hit Thursday.
Video
July 2

Gibson appreciated Molitor's faith

Twins righthander Kyle Gibson says he wasn't sure he'd be allowed to pitch the 8th inning, but was glad manager Paul Molitor allowed him to.
Video
July 2

Sano learned of Twins call-up on Twitter

Twins rookie Miguel Sano says he learned of his promotion to the major leagues on social media before the Twins informed him Wednesday.
Twins
July 2

'Here to stay,' Miguel Sano declares before Twins debut

The rookie slugger will serve as designated hitter most of the time, manager Paul Molitor says.
Twins
July 2
Miguel Sano

Bringing up the big bat: Sano to join Twins in K.C.

Miguel Sano is batting .274 with 15 homers and 48 RBI in 66 games at Chattanooga this season.
Twins
July 2

Miguel Sano's minor league statistics and hitting charts

A look at Miguel Sano's minor-league statistics and hitting charts.
Twins
July 2

Twins agree to $4 million bonus for Dominican shortstop Javier

On the same day that Miguel Sano is promoted to the major leagues, the Twins make a big commitment to a 16-year-old prospect.
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Kansas City 45-32

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