Bobby Wilson celebrates his 7th inning home run with teammate Eddie Rosario after crossing home plate.

Twins trip Pirates 6-4, sweep two-game series

Logan Forsythe drove in three runs as the Twins beat their National League foes.

New-look Sano backs up Odorizzi's strong pitching in Twins victory

August 15
Miguel Sano, left, celebrates his two-run home run with Jorge Polanco, center, and Max Kepler in the eighth inning Tuesday.
Jake Odorizzi's first-pitch success led to one of his best starts of the year, a 5-2 victory over the Pirates accentuated by a towering home run from a freshly-barbered Miguel Sano.

Souhan: Praise Twins front office for new approach

August 15
Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco threw water on teammate Mitch Garver after Garver's walkoff double beat the Indians earlier this season.
What this Twins season ultimately proved is that ownership was right when it brought in a front office to revamp the team's baseball operations and analytics.
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11:29am

Gameview: Follow Twins-Pirates play-by-play here

Jose Berrios starts on the mound for the Twins in spite of his struggles during day games. Chris Archer starts for Pittsburgh.
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10:59am
Jose Berrios looks to shake 'day slump' as Twins face Pirates

Jose Berrios looks to shake 'day slump' as Twins face Pirates

The teams finish their two-game series with a matinee at Target Field.
St. Paul Saints pitcher Mark Hamburger handed out gum to kids after Education Day at a St. Paul Saints exhibition game in St. Paul, Minn., on Tuesday,
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August 15
Logan Morrison will have hip surgery next week. He hit .186 this season after signing for $5.5 million, and the Twins are unlikely to pick up his $8 m

Hip injury bothered Twins' Morrison for months

Logan Morrison is set for hip surgery next week. The injury has already complicated, and perhaps ended, his Twins career. Morrison batted only .186 in 95 games in Minnesota.
Twins
August 15

Tuesday's Twins-Pittsburgh game recap

A look back at Tuesday night's game.
Twins
August 15

Odorizzi collects first win since July 8 by focusing on first-pitch success

From the first pitch, Jake Odorizzi was an effective pitcher on Tuesday. That seems to be critical for the righthander.
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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 68 51 .571 0 37-23 31-28 8-2
    Minnesota 55 63 .466 12.5 34-24 21-39 5-5
    Detroit 50 70 .417 18.5 32-29 18-41 3-7
    Chicago White Sox 43 76 .361 25 22-38 21-38 4-6
    Kansas City 36 83 .303 32 17-43 19-40 2-8
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Boston 86 35 .711 0 42-15 44-20 9-1
    NY Yankees 75 44 .630 10 42-18 33-26 7-3
    Tampa Bay 60 59 .504 25 34-24 26-35 4-6
    Toronto 54 65 .454 31 29-32 25-33 4-6
    Baltimore 36 84 .300 49.5 21-39 15-45 3-7
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 73 47 .608 0 32-29 41-18 4-6
    Oakland 72 48 .600 1 35-23 37-25 8-2
    Seattle 69 52 .570 4.5 36-24 33-28 6-4
    LA Angels 61 60 .504 12.5 33-30 28-30 6-4
    Texas 53 69 .434 21 26-37 27-32 4-6
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago Cubs 68 50 .576 0 37-23 31-27 6-4
    Milwaukee 68 54 .557 2 36-24 32-30 5-5
    St. Louis 65 55 .542 4 31-26 34-29 9-1
    Pittsburgh 61 59 .508 8 33-29 28-30 4-6
    Cincinnati 52 68 .433 17 28-34 24-34 3-7
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Atlanta 67 51 .568 0 33-24 34-27 7-3
    Philadelphia 65 53 .551 2 38-19 27-34 5-5
    Washington 60 60 .500 8 30-28 30-32 4-6
    NY Mets 50 67 .427 16.5 24-37 26-30 6-4
    Miami 48 74 .393 21 28-35 20-39 2-8
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Arizona 66 55 .545 0 32-29 34-26 5-5
    Colorado 64 55 .538 1 31-27 33-28 6-4
    LA Dodgers 64 57 .529 2 31-30 33-27 3-7
    San Francisco 61 60 .504 5 34-26 27-34 5-5
    San Diego 48 74 .393 18.5 22-39 26-35 5-5
  • Batting Average
    M. Betts BOS .350
    J. Martinez BOS .333
    J. Altuve HOU .329
    M. Machado BAL .315
    M. Trout LAA .309
  • Home Runs
    J. Martinez BOS 37
    J. Ramirez CLE 36
    K. Davis OAK 34
    J. Gallo TEX 31
    (3) Players 30
  • Runs Batted In
    J. Martinez BOS 104
    K. Davis OAK 93
    J. Ramirez CLE 89
    E. Encarnacion CLE 81
    M. Haniger SEA 78
  • Earned Run Average
    C. Sale BOS 1.97
    B. Snell TB 2.18
    T. Bauer CLE 2.22
    J. Verlander HOU 2.52
    C. Kluber CLE 2.68
  • Wins
    R. Porcello BOS 15
    C. Kluber CLE 15
    L. Severino NYY 15
    C. Carrasco CLE 14
    (2) Players 13
  • Saves
    E. Diaz SEA 46
    C. Kimbrel BOS 36
    B. Treinen OAK 32
    A. Chapman NYY 31
    (2) Players 25
  • Batting Average
    N. Markakis ATL .324
    F. Freeman ATL .320
    C. Yelich MIL .310
    N. Arenado COL .306
    J. Martinez STL .305
  • Home Runs
    M. Carpenter STL 33
    N. Arenado COL 30
    B. Harper WAS 30
    J. Aguilar MIL 29
    P. Goldschmidt ARI 27
  • Runs Batted In
    J. Baez CHC 89
    E. Suarez CIN 88
    J. Aguilar MIL 87
    N. Arenado COL 84
    T. Story COL 82
  • Earned Run Average
    J. deGrom NYM 1.81
    M. Scherzer WAS 2.19
    A. Nola PHI 2.28
    M. Mikolas STL 2.85
    M. Foltynewicz ATL 2.86
  • Wins
    M. Scherzer WAS 15
    Z. Godley ARI 13
    A. Nola PHI 13
    J. Lester CHC 12
    (3) Players 12
  • Saves
    W. Davis COL 32
    K. Jansen LAD 32
    B. Boxberger ARI 27
    F. Vazquez PIT 26
    B. Hand SD 24
  • Monday, August 13
    Atlanta 9, Miami 1, F NY Mets 8, NY Yankees 5, F Cleveland 10, Cincinnati 3, F
    Detroit 9, Chicago White Sox 5, F Atlanta 6, Miami 1, F Texas 5, Arizona 3, F
    St. Louis 7, Washington 6, F Kansas City 3, Toronto 1, F Oakland 7, Seattle 6, F
    San Francisco 5, LA Dodgers 2, F LA Angels 6, San Diego 3, F
  • Tuesday, August 14
    Milwaukee 7, Chicago Cubs 0, F Baltimore 6, NY Mets 3, F NY Yankees 4, Tampa Bay 1, F
    Boston 2, Philadelphia 1, F Cleveland 8, Cincinnati 1, F Chicago White Sox 6, Detroit 3, F
    Atlanta 10, Miami 6, F Arizona 6, Texas 4, F Colorado 5, Houston 1, F
    Minnesota 5, Pittsburgh 2, F Toronto 6, Kansas City 5, F St. Louis 6, Washington 4, F
    Oakland 3, Seattle 2, F San Francisco 2, LA Dodgers 1, F LA Angels 7, San Diego 3, F
  • Today, August 15
    Chicago White Sox 6, Detroit 5, F Minnesota 6, Pittsburgh 4, F Chicago Cubs 8, Milwaukee 4, F
    Seattle 0, Oakland 0, Top 11th NY Mets @ Baltimore Tampa Bay @ NY Yankees
    Boston @ Philadelphia Cleveland @ Cincinnati Miami @ Atlanta
    Colorado @ Houston Toronto @ Kansas City Washington @ St. Louis
    LA Angels @ San Diego San Francisco @ LA Dodgers
  • Thursday, August 16
    Tampa Bay @ NY Yankees NY Mets @ Philadelphia Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh
    Washington @ St. Louis Colorado @ Atlanta NY Mets @ Philadelphia
    LA Angels @ Texas Detroit @ Minnesota Toronto @ Kansas City
    Arizona @ San Diego
  • Friday, August 17
    NY Mets @ Philadelphia Toronto @ NY Yankees Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh
    Miami @ Washington Tampa Bay @ Boston San Francisco @ Cincinnati
    Baltimore @ Cleveland Colorado @ Atlanta LA Angels @ Texas
    Kansas City @ Chicago White Sox Detroit @ Minnesota Milwaukee @ St. Louis
    Houston @ Oakland Arizona @ San Diego LA Dodgers @ Seattle
  • Saturday, August 18
    Toronto @ NY Yankees Baltimore @ Cleveland Houston @ Oakland
    NY Mets @ Philadelphia Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh Miami @ Washington
    Colorado @ Atlanta Tampa Bay @ Boston Kansas City @ Chicago White Sox
    San Francisco @ Cincinnati Detroit @ Minnesota Milwaukee @ St. Louis
    LA Angels @ Texas Arizona @ San Diego LA Dodgers @ Seattle
  • Sunday, August 19
    Tampa Bay @ Boston Toronto @ NY Yankees San Francisco @ Cincinnati
    Baltimore @ Cleveland Colorado @ Atlanta Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh
    Miami @ Washington Kansas City @ Chicago White Sox Detroit @ Minnesota
    Milwaukee @ St. Louis LA Angels @ Texas Houston @ Oakland
    Arizona @ San Diego LA Dodgers @ Seattle NY Mets @ Philadelphia
  • Monday, August 20
    Atlanta @ Pittsburgh Baltimore @ Toronto Cleveland @ Boston
    Chicago White Sox @ Minnesota San Francisco @ NY Mets Kansas City @ Tampa Bay
    Cincinnati @ Milwaukee Texas @ Oakland St. Louis @ LA Dodgers
    Houston @ Seattle
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August 14
Sano, post-haircut: Homers great, wherever they go

Sano, post-haircut: Homers great, wherever they go

Twins third baseman Miguel Sano, after cutting off three years worth of hair, says he was just trying to hit the ball hard when he connected in the eighth inning Tuesday.
Twins
August 14

Odorizzi gets rematch with Pirates, with remade Twins roster behind him

Only three Twins starters were in the lineup when the teams last met in Pittsburgh last April.
Twins
August 14
Ex-Twin Dozier back in Dodgers lineup after leaving Monday's game

Ex-Twin Dozier back in Dodgers lineup after leaving Monday's game

According to Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts, Brian Dozier underwent an electrocardiogram that revealed abnormalities in his heartbeat.
The Kernels snapped a six-game losing streak defeating the Clinton LumberKings at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium on Tuesday night May
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August 14
The Twins know Tyler Austin has plenty of power in his 6-2 inch, 220-pound frame — and they hope to get more of it out of him.

Ex-Yankee Austin hopes to add power to Twins lineup

The Twins know there's plenty of power in Tyler Austin's 6-2, 220-pound frame — and they hope to get more of it out of him.
Twins
August 13
Former No. 1 pick Kohl Stewart was pulled in the fifth inning of his debut. He allowed three runs.

Stewart has mixed results in debut as Twins lose to Tigers

Kohl Stewart's major league debut in Detroit was going fine until the fifth inning, when he lost one long battle and then lost his focus.
Twins
August 13

Twins-Pittsburgh series preview

The Twins' 2-5 road trip left them 21-38 away from Target Field. They are 33-24 at home.
Twins
August 13
Minnesota Twins' Logan Forsythe pine tars his bat during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in D

'Utility hitter' Forsythe adds versatility to Twins lineup

In just 11 games with the Twins, second baseman Logan Forsythe has batted in six different spots ion the Twins' batting order.
Twins
August 12
Matthew Boyd

Sunday's Twins-Detroit game recap

Tigers lefthander Matthew Boyd held the Twins to one run over six innings.
Twins
August 12

Detroit 4, Twins 2

Rookie Kohl Stewart's debut was rough as the Twins fell to the Tigers 4-2 in Detroit on Sunday.
Twins
August 12
Minnesota Twins pitching coach Garvin Alston (41) talks with starting pitcher Kohl Stewart during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Detr

Stewart talks about his first major league start

Kohl Stewart talks about his first MLB start after the Twins lost 4-2 to the Tigers in Detroit on Sunday.
Twins
August 12
Kohl Stewart made his major league debut for the Twins in his start against the Tigers on Sunday.

Twins send Stewart to the mound in Tigers series finale

This is the final game of a seven-game road trip against AL Central teams.
Twins
August 12
Twins relief pitcher Trevor Hildenberger is hugged by catcher Bobby Wilson after his first save of the year

Home run allowed tarnishes Hildenberger's save

Trevor Hildenberger allowed two hits - including a home run, but got the next three outs for his second major league save in the same yard he got his first last season: Comerica Park.
Twins
August 12
Kohl Stewart, who will make his major league debut Sunday, worked on a variety of pitches as he rose in the Twins system.

Stewart called up, will finally get taste of MLB with Twins

Five years of retooling gets 2013 fourth-overall pick Kohl Stewart to the majors at last. "I'm ready now more than I ever have been," he said.
Twins
August 11
Bobby Wilson sat in the dugout after the Twins’ loss in Cleveland on Thursday.

Baseball's unique breed: The backup catcher

The Twins' Bobby Wilson carves out a low-glamour career.
Twins
August 11

Saturday's Twins-Detroit game recap

A look back at Saturday's game.
Final, 8/15 R H E
Pittsburgh 61-60 4 12 1
Minnesota 56-63 6 9 2