Park's sour 'learning experience' season with Twins ends early

Park's sour 'learning experience' season with Twins ends early

The first-year Twin Byung Ho Park is done for the year after a disappointing debut in America. He needs surgery on his right hand, eight months after signing a four-year, $12 million contract.

Twins lose sixth in a row; Dozier hits his 30th homer

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Twins lose sixth in a row; Dozier hits his 30th homer
Small mistakes continue to bedevil and ultimately wreck the Twins. Wednesday, a baserunning gaffe cost a run, a failure to turn a double play provided the Tigers an extra out, and Detroit took advantage.

Why has Hector Santiago struggled so badly with the Twins?

August 24
Why has Hector Santiago struggled so badly with the Twins?
Hector Santiago was great with the Angels in July but has been awful since being traded to the Twins. What's going on here?
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Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Tyler Duffey threw against Detroit in...

Duffey: Upton was 'sitting on a fastball' for big home run

Twins righthander Tyler Duffey says Detroit's Justin Upton "was sitting on a fastball" when he belted decisive three-run homer in 3rd inning Wednesday.
Twins
12:06am

Postgame: Molitor dismayed by base-running gaffes in loss to Tigers

Bad base running cost the Twins runs in Wednesday's loss to Detroit.
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Twins
August 24

Wednesday's Twins-Detroit game recap

A look back at Wednesday night's game.
Polls
August 24

Poll: The Twins must win 14 of their final 37 games to avoid 100 losses. Will they lose 100 or more?

Twins
August 24

Byung Ho Park to undergo season-ending hand surgery

Nagging pain caused by possibly torn tendon closes a disappointing first U.S. season for Korean slugger

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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 72 53 .576 0 39-23 33-30 5-5
    Detroit 67 59 .532 5.5 35-26 32-33 5-5
    Kansas City 65 61 .516 7.5 40-21 25-40 9-1
    Chicago White Sox 60 65 .480 12 32-28 28-37 5-5
    Minnesota 49 77 .389 23.5 25-39 24-38 3-7
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Boston 71 55 .563 0 38-27 33-28 7-3
    Toronto 71 55 .563 0 37-27 34-28 6-4
    Baltimore 70 56 .556 1 42-22 28-34 5-5
    NY Yankees 65 61 .516 6 35-27 30-34 5-5
    Tampa Bay 53 72 .424 17.5 31-37 22-35 7-3
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Texas 74 53 .583 0 39-20 35-33 5-5
    Seattle 67 59 .532 6.5 36-28 31-31 5-5
    Houston 66 61 .520 8 34-28 32-33 5-5
    Oakland 55 72 .433 19 30-36 25-36 3-7
    LA Angels 53 73 .421 20.5 29-33 24-40 4-6
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago Cubs 81 45 .643 0 45-19 36-26 8-2
    St. Louis 67 58 .536 13.5 29-34 38-24 7-3
    Pittsburgh 63 61 .508 17 34-30 29-31 5-5
    Milwaukee 56 70 .444 25 36-29 20-41 4-6
    Cincinnati 54 72 .429 27 32-33 22-39 6-4
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 73 53 .579 0 36-24 37-29 4-6
    Miami 66 60 .524 7 32-29 34-31 6-4
    NY Mets 63 63 .500 10 31-30 32-33 5-5
    Philadelphia 59 68 .465 14.5 30-33 29-35 5-5
    Atlanta 46 81 .362 27.5 19-44 27-37 2-8
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Dodgers 71 55 .563 0 40-24 31-31 6-4
    San Francisco 68 58 .540 3 35-28 33-30 2-8
    Colorado 60 67 .472 11.5 32-31 28-36 4-6
    San Diego 53 74 .417 18.5 30-34 23-40 3-7
    Arizona 53 74 .417 18.5 23-41 30-33 5-5
  • Batting Average
    T. Milone MIN 1.000
    H. Santiago MIN .333
    J. Polanco MIN .300
    K. Suzuki MIN .279
    J. Mauer MIN .276
  • Home Runs
    B. Dozier MIN 30
    M. Sano MIN 20
    M. Kepler MIN 15
    B. Park MIN 12
    J. Mauer MIN 10
  • Runs Batted In
    B. Dozier MIN 76
    M. Kepler MIN 53
    M. Sano MIN 50
    J. Mauer MIN 45
    K. Suzuki MIN 38
  • Earned Run Average
    E. Escobar MIN 0.00
    B. Kintzler MIN 1.77
    R. O'Rourke MIN 2.77
    T. Rogers MIN 3.02
    E. Santana MIN 3.33
  • 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 119
    E. Santana MIN 109
    T. Duffey MIN 96
    K. Gibson MIN 75
    M. Tonkin MIN 70
  • Batting Average
    J. Altuve HOU .361
    D. Ortiz BOS .322
    Y. Escobar LAA .320
    M. Betts BOS .314
    M. Cabrera DET .313
  • Home Runs
    M. Trumbo BAL 38
    E. Encarnacion TOR 35
    K. Davis OAK 33
    N. Cruz SEA 32
    T. Frazier CWS 31
  • Runs Batted In
    E. Encarnacion TOR 101
    D. Ortiz BOS 100
    A. Pujols LAA 99
    M. Trumbo BAL 93
    M. Betts BOS 90
  • Earned Run Average
    D. Duffy KC 2.66
    C. Hamels TEX 2.80
    J. Quintana CWS 2.84
    A. Sanchez TOR 2.99
    S. Wright BOS 3.01
  • Wins
    J. Happ TOR 17
    R. Porcello BOS 17
    C. Tillman BAL 15
    C. Sale CWS 15
    H. Iwakuma SEA 14
  • Saves
    Z. Britton BAL 38
    F. Rodriguez DET 34
    D. Robertson CWS 32
    S. Dyson TEX 28
    (2) Players 28
  • Batting Average
    D. Murphy WAS .347
    D. LeMahieu COL .344
    C. Seager LAD .322
    J. Segura ARI .319
    M. Prado MIA .319
  • Home Runs
    N. Arenado COL 34
    K. Bryant CHC 33
    C. Carter MIL 30
    A. Duvall CIN 28
    (2) Players 27
  • Runs Batted In
    N. Arenado COL 108
    D. Murphy WAS 95
    A. Rizzo CHC 87
    J. Bruce NYM 86
    K. Bryant CHC 86
  • Earned Run Average
    K. Hendricks CHC 2.19
    M. Bumgarner SF 2.44
    N. Syndergaard NYM 2.61
    J. Arrieta CHC 2.62
    J. Lester CHC 2.81
  • Wins
    J. Arrieta CHC 16
    S. Strasburg WAS 15
    J. Lester CHC 14
    J. Cueto SF 14
    (5) Players 13
  • Saves
    J. Familia NYM 42
    K. Jansen LAD 37
    M. Melancon WAS 36
    J. Gomez PHI 34
    A. Ramos MIA 32
  • Tuesday, August 23
    Baltimore 8, Washington 1, F Pittsburgh 7, Houston 1, F Toronto 7, LA Angels 2, F
    Cincinnati 3, Texas 0, F Kansas City 1, Miami 0, F Boston 2, Tampa Bay 1, F
    Chicago White Sox 9, Philadelphia 1, F Milwaukee 6, Colorado 4, F Detroit 8, Minnesota 3, F
    NY Mets 7, St. Louis 4, F Atlanta 7, Arizona 4, F Oakland 9, Cleveland 1, F
    LA Dodgers 9, San Francisco 5, F Chicago Cubs 5, San Diego 3, F NY Yankees 5, Seattle 1, F
  • Wednesday, August 24
    Houston 5, Pittsburgh 4, F Milwaukee 7, Colorado 1, F Oakland 5, Cleveland 1, F
    Chicago Cubs 6, San Diego 3, F NY Yankees 5, Seattle 0, F Baltimore 10, Washington 8, F
    LA Angels 8, Toronto 2, F Texas 6, Cincinnati 5, F Miami 3, Kansas City 0, F
    Tampa Bay 4, Boston 3, F Philadelphia 5, Chicago White Sox 3, F Detroit 9, Minnesota 4, F
    St. Louis 8, NY Mets 1, F Arizona 10, Atlanta 9, F LA Dodgers 1, San Francisco 0, F
  • Today, August 25
    Detroit @ Minnesota Boston @ Tampa Bay Baltimore @ Washington
    LA Angels @ Toronto Kansas City @ Miami NY Mets @ St. Louis
    Cleveland @ Texas Seattle @ Chicago White Sox Pittsburgh @ Milwaukee
    Atlanta @ Arizona San Francisco @ LA Dodgers
  • Friday, August 26
    Baltimore @ NY Yankees Colorado @ Washington Minnesota @ Toronto
    Kansas City @ Boston LA Angels @ Detroit San Diego @ Miami
    Philadelphia @ NY Mets Cleveland @ Texas Seattle @ Chicago White Sox
    Tampa Bay @ Houston Pittsburgh @ Milwaukee Oakland @ St. Louis
    Cincinnati @ Arizona Chicago Cubs @ LA Dodgers Atlanta @ San Francisco
  • Saturday, August 27
    Baltimore @ NY Yankees Colorado @ Washington Minnesota @ Toronto
    Chicago Cubs @ LA Dodgers Kansas City @ Boston Seattle @ Chicago White Sox
    LA Angels @ Detroit Tampa Bay @ Houston San Diego @ Miami
    Pittsburgh @ Milwaukee Philadelphia @ NY Mets Oakland @ St. Louis
    Cleveland @ Texas Cincinnati @ Arizona Atlanta @ San Francisco
  • Sunday, August 28
    Baltimore @ NY Yankees Minnesota @ Toronto LA Angels @ Detroit
    San Diego @ Miami Philadelphia @ NY Mets Colorado @ Washington
    Seattle @ Chicago White Sox Tampa Bay @ Houston Pittsburgh @ Milwaukee
    Oakland @ St. Louis Cleveland @ Texas Atlanta @ San Francisco
    Cincinnati @ Arizona Chicago Cubs @ LA Dodgers Kansas City @ Boston
  • Monday, August 29
    Toronto @ Baltimore Washington @ Philadelphia Tampa Bay @ Boston
    Minnesota @ Cleveland Chicago White Sox @ Detroit Miami @ NY Mets
    St. Louis @ Milwaukee Pittsburgh @ Chicago Cubs Seattle @ Texas
    Oakland @ Houston NY Yankees @ Kansas City LA Dodgers @ Colorado
    Cincinnati @ LA Angels
  • Tuesday, August 30
    Toronto @ Baltimore Washington @ Philadelphia San Diego @ Atlanta
    Tampa Bay @ Boston Minnesota @ Cleveland Chicago White Sox @ Detroit
    Miami @ NY Mets Pittsburgh @ Chicago Cubs Seattle @ Texas
    Oakland @ Houston St. Louis @ Milwaukee NY Yankees @ Kansas City
    LA Dodgers @ Colorado Cincinnati @ LA Angels Arizona @ San Francisco
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Twins
August 24

Park: Staying positive despite tough season

Twins rookie Byung Ho Park says he's learned a lot in his first season in U.S., and he's tried to stay positive despite disappointing results and season-ending wrist surgery.
Twins
August 24

Throwing 100 mph rare for Twins pitchers – for now

The Twins don't have a tradition of high-velocity pitchers, but that might change
Twins
August 24

Dozier homers again but Gibson's struggles lead to Twins loss

Brian Dozier hit his 10th home run in August on Tuesday. But for the third time this month starter Kyle Gibson allowed at least five runs, a nagging problem for the Twins' starting rotation.
Twins
August 23

Postgame: Polanco's baserunning impresses Molitor

Jorge Polanco impressed his manager with a couple of smart baserunning plays in the third inning of Tuesday night's loss.
Twins
August 23

Gibson: Tigers took some close pitches

Twins righthander Kyle Gibson says his so-so command Tuesday was exacerbated by Tigers' hitters ability to take close pitches.
Twins
August 23

Tuesday's Twins-Detroit game recap

A look back at Tuesday night's game.
Twins
August 23
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Kyle Gibson delivers against the Clev...

Up-and-down Gibson knows Tigers well

Twins righthander Kyle Gibson starts the first of a brief three-game homestand tonight vs. Detroit. It's his ninth career start against the Tigers.
Sports
August 23

RandBall: Tebow to work out for Twins, other MLB teams next week

The Twins have two scouts in the area where former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow will work out next week and one or both are expected to attend.
Twins
August 22

Is there a place to set the pace of a baseball game?

With MLB games dragging again, Commissioner Rob Manfred pushes for a clock to speed pitchers along.
Twins
August 22

Twins-Detroit series preview

The Twins are coming off a 2-4 road trip that ended with four consecutive losses at Kansas City. The Twins batted .178 in the series.
Sports
August 22

Ex-Twin Danny Valencia reportedly injured A's teammate in altercation

Per a report out of the Bay Area, Valencia and teammate Billy Butler got into some sort of altercation recently that caused Butler to miss playing time.
Sports
August 22

Artist showcases U.S. Bank Stadium in minimalist football collection

S. Preston has eight pieces of artwork featuring the Twin Cities sports market and his complete minimalist baseball stadium collection is on display at Target Field.
Twins
August 22

Santana's effort not enough as Royals sweep Twins

After a sharp outing goes for naught for the Twins, their manager says, "Our mental toughness needs to improve.''
Twins
August 22
Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton bats in the seventh inning...

Who will the Twins call up from the minors in September?

The process of deciding on September call-ups has begun -- but don't expect a lot of unfamiliar faces.
Twins
August 21

Santana pitches well, but not good enough

Twins righthander loses pitcher's duel as Royals finish off four-game sweep.
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Detroit 67-59
Minnesota 49-77