Dozier homers twice, Gibson earns shutout over White Sox

Dozier homers twice, Gibson earns shutout over White Sox

Tuesday night was the Twins' first victory over the White Sox this season, thanks to plenty of offense from Brian Dozier and seven strong innings from Kyle Gibson on the mound.

Kepler challenged by Reggie Jackson while at Yankee Stadium

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Kepler challenged by Reggie Jackson while at Yankee Stadium
Twins rookie Max Kepler was prodded by Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson to drive the ball to the opposite field during batting practice last weekend.

Shoulder surgery to end Phil Hughes' season

June 28
Shoulder surgery to end Phil Hughes' season
Phil Hughes is off crutches and his knee, injured when he was hit by a line drive on June 9, is feeling better. But shoulder surgery will require several months of recovery.
Twins
2:34am

Dozier: Got a couple pitches and it was enough

Twins second baseman Brian Dozier says Chicago starter Jose Quintana "usually gives us fits," but on Tuesday, "I got a couple pitches" that he turned into home runs.
Twins
June 28

Postgame: Buxton hits rare double play, but to a familiar face

The speedy Byron Buxton on Tuesday picked up another first in his young career: Hitting into a 6-4-3 double play.
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Twins
June 28

Tuesday's Twins-White Sox game recap

A look back at Tuesday night's game.
Twins
June 28

Gibson: First win, thanks to sharp slider

Twins righthander Kyle Gibson says his slider has been particularly sharp lately, and played a big role in his first win of the season Tuesday.
Twins
June 28
Minnesota Twins' Max Kepler hits an RBI single off Philadelphia Philli...

Kepler: Learning from Reggie Jackson

Twins outfielder Max Kepler describes the batting-practice challenge he received last Friday from Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson.

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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 46 30 .605 0 23-12 23-18 10-0
    Kansas City 40 36 .526 6 27-11 13-25 5-5
    Detroit 39 38 .506 7.5 22-16 17-22 5-5
    Chicago White Sox 38 39 .494 8.5 19-19 19-20 5-5
    Minnesota 25 51 .329 21 15-25 10-26 5-5
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Baltimore 46 30 .605 0 31-13 15-17 8-2
    Boston 42 35 .545 4.5 23-18 19-17 4-6
    Toronto 42 37 .532 5.5 19-17 23-20 4-6
    NY Yankees 37 39 .487 9 21-18 16-21 5-5
    Tampa Bay 32 44 .421 14 16-21 16-23 1-9
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Texas 51 27 .654 0 28-12 23-15 8-2
    Houston 41 37 .526 10 22-15 19-22 9-1
    Seattle 39 38 .506 11.5 18-19 21-19 3-7
    Oakland 34 43 .442 16.5 16-22 18-21 6-4
    LA Angels 32 46 .410 19 16-25 16-21 2-8
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago Cubs 50 26 .658 0 25-11 25-15 4-6
    St. Louis 40 36 .526 10 15-21 25-15 5-5
    Pittsburgh 37 41 .474 14 22-19 15-22 4-6
    Milwaukee 34 42 .447 16 21-19 13-23 4-6
    Cincinnati 29 49 .372 22 18-24 11-25 2-8
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 46 32 .590 0 22-12 24-20 3-7
    Miami 41 36 .532 4.5 21-19 20-17 6-4
    NY Mets 40 36 .526 5 19-16 21-20 4-6
    Philadelphia 34 45 .430 12.5 16-22 18-23 4-6
    Atlanta 26 51 .338 19.5 11-31 15-20 5-5
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    San Francisco 49 30 .620 0 24-16 25-14 6-4
    LA Dodgers 43 36 .544 6 23-15 20-21 7-3
    Colorado 37 40 .481 11 18-19 19-21 5-5
    Arizona 36 44 .450 13.5 13-27 23-17 5-5
    San Diego 33 45 .423 15.5 18-23 15-22 6-4
  • Batting Average
    T. Milone MIN 1.000
    E. Nunez MIN .311
    K. Suzuki MIN .279
    E. Escobar MIN .269
    J. Mauer MIN .267
  • Home Runs
    B. Dozier MIN 12
    B. Park MIN 12
    M. Sano MIN 11
    E. Nunez MIN 10
    J. Mauer MIN 7
  • Runs Batted In
    B. Dozier MIN 36
    E. Nunez MIN 29
    M. Sano MIN 27
    J. Mauer MIN 26
    K. Suzuki MIN 25
  • Earned Run Average
    B. Boshers MIN 1.64
    F. Abad MIN 2.16
    B. Kintzler MIN 2.49
    T. Rogers MIN 3.63
    M. Tonkin MIN 3.82
  • Wins
    R. Nolasco MIN 3
    T. Rogers MIN 3
    T. Duffey MIN 3
    E. Santana MIN 2
    (4) Players 2
  • Strikeouts
    R. Nolasco MIN 74
    T. Duffey MIN 57
    E. Santana MIN 55
    M. Tonkin MIN 44
    R. Pressly MIN 41
  • Batting Average
    J. Altuve HOU .350
    X. Bogaerts BOS .343
    D. Ortiz BOS .337
    M. Machado BAL .330
    I. Desmond TEX .326
  • Home Runs
    M. Trumbo BAL 22
    E. Encarnacion TOR 21
    T. Frazier CWS 21
    N. Cruz SEA 20
    (4) Players 19
  • Runs Batted In
    E. Encarnacion TOR 69
    D. Ortiz BOS 63
    M. Trumbo BAL 56
    R. Cano SEA 54
    M. Betts BOS 54
  • Earned Run Average
    S. Wright BOS 2.18
    D. Salazar CLE 2.40
    C. Hamels TEX 2.60
    C. Sale CWS 2.79
    M. Estrada TOR 2.81
  • Wins
    C. Sale CWS 13
    J. Happ TOR 10
    C. Tillman BAL 10
    C. Hamels TEX 9
    (4) Players 9
  • Saves
    Z. Britton BAL 23
    F. Rodriguez DET 21
    D. Robertson CWS 20
    A. Colome TB 19
    (2) Players 18
  • Batting Average
    D. Murphy WAS .349
    W. Ramos WAS .343
    C. Gonzalez COL .329
    D. LeMahieu COL .326
    S. Marte PIT .325
  • Home Runs
    N. Arenado COL 21
    A. Duvall CIN 21
    K. Bryant CHC 21
    C. Carter MIL 19
    T. Story COL 19
  • Runs Batted In
    N. Arenado COL 65
    J. Bruce CIN 59
    K. Bryant CHC 58
    A. Rizzo CHC 55
    (3) Players 53
  • Earned Run Average
    C. Kershaw LAD 1.79
    M. Bumgarner SF 1.99
    J. Lester CHC 2.03
    J. Arrieta CHC 2.10
    J. Fernandez MIA 2.28
  • Wins
    J. Arrieta CHC 12
    J. Cueto SF 11
    C. Kershaw LAD 11
    Z. Greinke ARI 10
    (2) Players 10
  • Saves
    J. Familia NYM 26
    A. Ramos MIA 24
    K. Jansen LAD 23
    M. Melancon PIT 22
    (2) Players 21
  • Monday, June 27
    LA Dodgers 5, Pittsburgh 4, F Texas 9, NY Yankees 6, F Washington 11, NY Mets 4, F
    Cleveland 8, Atlanta 3, F Chicago Cubs 11, Cincinnati 8, F Tampa Bay 13, Boston 7, F
    Kansas City 6, St. Louis 2, F Colorado 9, Toronto 5, F Philadelphia 8, Arizona 0, F
    Houston 4, LA Angels 2, F Oakland 8, San Francisco 3, F
  • Tuesday, June 28
    Texas 7, NY Yankees 1, F Washington 5, NY Mets 0, F Cleveland 5, Atlanta 3, F
    Chicago Cubs 7, Cincinnati 2, F Detroit 7, Miami 5, F Boston 8, Tampa Bay 2, F
    Minnesota 4, Chicago White Sox 0, F LA Dodgers 6, Milwaukee 5, F St. Louis 8, Kansas City 4, F
    Toronto 14, Colorado 9, F Philadelphia 4, Arizona 3, F Houston 7, LA Angels 1, F
    Baltimore 11, San Diego 7, F Seattle 5, Pittsburgh 2, F Oakland 13, San Francisco 11, F
  • Today, June 29
    Boston @ Tampa Bay Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Miami @ Detroit
    Toronto @ Colorado Houston @ LA Angels Philadelphia @ Arizona
    Baltimore @ San Diego Texas @ NY Yankees NY Mets @ Washington
    Cleveland @ Atlanta Minnesota @ Chicago White Sox LA Dodgers @ Milwaukee
    Kansas City @ St. Louis San Francisco @ Oakland Pittsburgh @ Seattle
  • Thursday, June 30
    Texas @ NY Yankees Minnesota @ Chicago White Sox LA Dodgers @ Milwaukee
    Cincinnati @ Washington Cleveland @ Toronto Miami @ Atlanta
    Chicago Cubs @ NY Mets Detroit @ Tampa Bay Kansas City @ St. Louis
    San Francisco @ Oakland Baltimore @ Seattle
  • Friday, July 1
    Cleveland @ Toronto Cincinnati @ Washington Kansas City @ Philadelphia
    LA Angels @ Boston Chicago Cubs @ NY Mets Detroit @ Tampa Bay
    Miami @ Atlanta Chicago White Sox @ Houston Texas @ Minnesota
    Milwaukee @ St. Louis San Francisco @ Arizona Pittsburgh @ Oakland
    Colorado @ LA Dodgers Baltimore @ Seattle NY Yankees @ San Diego
  • Saturday, July 2
    Cleveland @ Toronto Texas @ Minnesota Milwaukee @ St. Louis
    Miami @ Atlanta Chicago White Sox @ Houston Detroit @ Tampa Bay
    Kansas City @ Philadelphia LA Angels @ Boston Chicago Cubs @ NY Mets
    Cincinnati @ Washington Pittsburgh @ Oakland San Francisco @ Arizona
    Colorado @ LA Dodgers NY Yankees @ San Diego Baltimore @ Seattle
  • Sunday, July 3
    Cleveland @ Toronto Chicago Cubs @ NY Mets Detroit @ Tampa Bay
    LA Angels @ Boston Kansas City @ Philadelphia Cincinnati @ Washington
    Chicago White Sox @ Houston Texas @ Minnesota Milwaukee @ St. Louis
    Pittsburgh @ Oakland San Francisco @ Arizona Colorado @ LA Dodgers
    Baltimore @ Seattle NY Yankees @ San Diego Miami @ Atlanta
  • Monday, July 4
    Milwaukee @ Washington Miami @ NY Mets LA Angels @ Tampa Bay
    Texas @ Boston NY Yankees @ Chicago White Sox Seattle @ Houston
    Oakland @ Minnesota Pittsburgh @ St. Louis Cincinnati @ Chicago Cubs
    Atlanta @ Philadelphia Colorado @ San Francisco Kansas City @ Toronto
    Detroit @ Cleveland San Diego @ Arizona Baltimore @ LA Dodgers
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Twins
June 28

Twins open series well aware of futility against White Sox

Chicago is just two wins away from its longest-ever winning streak against Minnesota, but Kyle Gibson stands in the way Tuesday night
Twins
June 28

Chargois is only Twins' prospect named to Future Game rosters

J.T. Chargois, who spent a three-day stint with the Twins earlier this month, was the only Minnesota prospect chosen for baseball's Futures Game during the All-Star break.
Twins
June 28

Twins lefty Rogers, like twin brother, continues to learn

Twins prospect Taylor Rogers made it first to the big leagues, but twin brother Tyler, a Giants prospect who leads the Eastern League in appearances and owns a 0.77 ERA, isn't far behind.
Twins
June 28

Twins-White Sox series preview

The Twins are 0-6 against the White Sox this season and have been outscored 30-9. They have been held to one run by Chicago three times and shut out once
Twins
June 27
Torii Hunter and Byron Buxton in 2015.

Souhan: Gifted Byron Buxton deserves Twins' long leash of old

The team should practice patience with their top prospect, just like they did with Torii Hunter.
Twins
June 27

Twins stop Yankees with six home runs, Duffey's dazzling pitching

Tyler Duffey held the Yankees without a baserunner until the sixth inning and his teammates hit six home runs, three of them in a row.
Twins
June 27
Max Kepler homered.

Twins take advantage of Yankees' bandbox

"This park is definitely home-run friendly," Twins manager Paul Molitor said in an understatement.
Sports
June 27

Must see: Twins bang back-to-back-to-back home runs

It was surprising enough that the Twins were leading the Yankess in the sixth inning Sunday. Then this happened.
Twins
June 26
Alex Meyer and a Class AAA pitch clock last year.

Rand: Pitch clock in baseball has proven successful

A visit to a Class AAA ballpark showed the value of speeding up games.
Twins
June 26
Juan Centeno homered.

Sunday's Twins-Yankees game recap

The key player and stats from the Twins' 7-1 victory:
Twins
June 26

"I might have jinxed it," Dozier jokes

Twins second baseman Brian Dozier jokes that by thinking about Tyler Duffey's no-hit chances Sunday, "I might have jinxed it."
Twins
June 26

Duffey: Throwing strikes "works wonders"

Twins righthander Tyler Duffey says fixing his mechanics and throwing strikes was the big difference in his eight-inning, two-hit performance Sunday.
Sports
June 26

Reusse: Duffey's Bronx surprise is a reminder of a pitcher called Thor

Indications were that Tyler Duffey would get pounded on Sunday. Instead, he produced a flashback to an unlikely Twins' pitching gem from 1977.
Twins
June 26

Rand: Former Twins Pinto, Herrmann showing power

One of the best parts of the annual baseball road trip I go on — aside from about 87 other things — is spotting random…
Twins
June 26

Whose 6th-inning hit halted Duffey's perfect game vs. Yankees?

The dazzling performance comes amid a most distressing season for the Twins.
Final, 6/28 R H E
Minnesota 25-51 4 7 1
Chicago White Sox 38-39 0 6 0