Twins hire firm, will cast wide net to find next GM

Twins hire firm, will cast wide net to find next GM

The Twins have hired executive search firm Korn Ferry to assist team president Dave St. Peter and Twins owner Jim Pohlad in identifying, evaluating and interviewing candidates for the full-time GM job.

Complete game for Santana but Twins shut out

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Complete game for Santana but Twins shut out
Ervin Santana needed just 97 pitches to retire the Braves and earn his second complete game of the month but took a 2-0 loss anyway.
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The 'Puckett homer' seat – the real one – unveiled at Target Field

July 26
The 'Puckett homer' seat – the real one – unveiled at Target Field
Come to Target Field starting Tuesday and snap a selfie at the Metrodome seat made famous by Kirby Puckett in the 1991 World Series.
Twins
July 26

Tuesday's Twins-Atlanta game recap

A look back at Tuesday's game.
Twins
July 26

Santana: I wanted to pitch 10th inning

Twins righthander Ervin Santana says he asked Paul Molitor to be allowed to pitch the 10th inning if the Twins tied the game. It didn't happen: Atlanta retired them in the 9th for a 2-0 win.
Twins minor-league report: Game updates, stats and more
In the minors Twins minor-league report: Game updates, stats and more
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Here's where you can get daily box scores for the Twins' minor league teams, player statistics and links to all of the squads from Triple-A to the rookie league
Twins
July 26

Postgame: Sano and Rosario survive collision in left field

The Twins shifted their infield toward right field when Freddie Freeman batted Tuesday. It almost caused a disaster.
Local
July 26
Roger Maris

Fargo thief steals award given to baseball great Roger Maris

A thief broke a museum window in a Fargo mall early Tuesday and made off with a prestigious trophy awarded to the hometown hero in 1961.
Twins
July 26

Twins back home for rematch of 1991 World Series

The Twins are back at Target Field to start a six-game homestand and manager Paul Molitor knows players can't avoid thinking about trade rumors as deadline looms next week.
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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 57 41 .582 0 27-16 30-25 5-5
    Detroit 53 48 .525 5.5 26-19 27-29 6-4
    Chicago White Sox 50 50 .500 8 28-24 22-26 5-5
    Kansas City 48 51 .485 9.5 31-19 17-32 3-7
    Minnesota 37 62 .374 20.5 20-30 17-32 5-5
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Baltimore 58 41 .586 0 37-15 21-26 5-5
    Toronto 57 44 .564 2 30-22 27-22 6-4
    Boston 55 43 .561 2.5 34-24 21-19 5-5
    NY Yankees 52 48 .520 6.5 29-22 23-26 8-2
    Tampa Bay 38 61 .384 20 19-30 19-31 4-6
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Texas 58 43 .574 0 30-16 28-27 4-6
    Houston 54 46 .540 3.5 31-21 23-25 5-5
    Seattle 51 48 .515 6 25-23 26-25 6-4
    Oakland 46 55 .455 12 24-29 22-26 6-4
    LA Angels 45 55 .450 12.5 22-26 23-29 7-3
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago Cubs 59 40 .596 0 30-16 29-24 5-5
    St. Louis 53 47 .530 6.5 25-30 28-17 6-4
    Pittsburgh 51 48 .515 8 28-23 23-25 5-5
    Milwaukee 43 55 .439 15.5 26-24 17-31 5-5
    Cincinnati 39 61 .390 20.5 24-28 15-33 6-4
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 58 42 .580 0 31-20 27-22 4-6
    Miami 54 46 .540 4 26-22 28-24 6-4
    NY Mets 53 46 .535 4.5 27-21 26-25 5-5
    Philadelphia 46 56 .451 13 23-28 23-28 3-7
    Atlanta 34 66 .340 24 14-36 20-30 3-7
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    San Francisco 59 41 .590 0 30-18 29-23 2-8
    LA Dodgers 57 44 .564 2.5 31-18 26-26 6-4
    Colorado 48 52 .480 11 25-24 23-28 6-4
    San Diego 43 58 .426 16.5 23-25 20-33 3-7
    Arizona 41 59 .410 18 17-35 24-24 3-7
  • Batting Average
    T. Milone MIN 1.000
    K. Vargas MIN .327
    E. Nunez MIN .298
    K. Suzuki MIN .288
    R. Grossman MIN .275
  • Home Runs
    B. Dozier MIN 17
    M. Sano MIN 15
    E. Nunez MIN 12
    B. Park MIN 12
    M. Kepler MIN 10
  • Runs Batted In
    B. Dozier MIN 51
    E. Nunez MIN 46
    M. Sano MIN 38
    M. Kepler MIN 36
    K. Suzuki MIN 33
  • Earned Run Average
    B. Kintzler MIN 2.05
    F. Abad MIN 2.61
    T. Rogers MIN 2.67
    B. Boshers MIN 2.81
    E. Santana MIN 3.78
  • Wins
    T. Duffey MIN 5
    R. Nolasco MIN 4
    R. Pressly MIN 4
    E. Santana MIN 3
    (3) Players 3
  • Strikeouts
    R. Nolasco MIN 87
    E. Santana MIN 80
    T. Duffey MIN 70
    M. Tonkin MIN 58
    K. Gibson MIN 51
  • Batting Average
    J. Altuve HOU .355
    X. Bogaerts BOS .332
    D. Ortiz BOS .328
    Y. Escobar LAA .326
    M. Trout LAA .314
  • Home Runs
    M. Trumbo BAL 30
    T. Frazier CWS 29
    E. Encarnacion TOR 27
    D. Ortiz BOS 25
    (2) Players 25
  • Runs Batted In
    E. Encarnacion TOR 87
    D. Ortiz BOS 84
    A. Pujols LAA 77
    J. Donaldson TOR 74
    M. Trumbo BAL 73
  • Earned Run Average
    A. Sanchez TOR 2.72
    C. Hamels TEX 2.87
    D. Salazar CLE 2.89
    M. Estrada TOR 2.94
    J. Quintana CWS 2.97
  • Wins
    C. Tillman BAL 14
    C. Sale CWS 14
    J. Happ TOR 13
    R. Porcello BOS 13
    S. Wright BOS 12
  • Saves
    Z. Britton BAL 32
    F. Rodriguez DET 29
    D. Robertson CWS 24
    S. Cishek SEA 24
    (4) Players 21
  • Batting Average
    D. Murphy WAS .350
    W. Ramos WAS .339
    D. LeMahieu COL .327
    R. Braun MIL .324
    C. Yelich MIA .322
  • Home Runs
    T. Story COL 27
    N. Arenado COL 26
    A. Duvall CIN 25
    K. Bryant CHC 25
    (2) Players 24
  • Runs Batted In
    J. Bruce CIN 78
    N. Arenado COL 78
    A. Rizzo CHC 76
    D. Murphy WAS 74
    T. Story COL 71
  • Earned Run Average
    C. Kershaw LAD 1.79
    M. Bumgarner SF 2.14
    K. Hendricks CHC 2.39
    N. Syndergaard NYM 2.45
    D. Pomeranz SD 2.47
  • Wins
    J. Cueto SF 13
    S. Strasburg WAS 13
    J. Arrieta CHC 12
    J. Fernandez MIA 12
    C. Kershaw LAD 11
  • Saves
    J. Familia NYM 36
    A. Ramos MIA 31
    K. Jansen LAD 30
    M. Melancon PIT 30
    J. Gomez PHI 26
  • Monday, July 25
    Baltimore 3, Colorado 2, F Toronto 4, San Diego 2, F Detroit 4, Boston 2, F
    Philadelphia 4, Miami 0, F St. Louis @ NY Mets Milwaukee 7, Arizona 2, F
    Texas 7, Oakland 6, F Chicago White Sox 5, Chicago Cubs 4, F NY Yankees 2, Houston 1, F
    LA Angels 6, Kansas City 2, F Cincinnati 7, San Francisco 5, F
  • Tuesday, July 26
    St. Louis 3, NY Mets 2, F Colorado 6, Baltimore 3, F Seattle 7, Pittsburgh 4, F
    Toronto 7, San Diego 6, F Detroit 9, Boston 8, F Chicago White Sox 3, Chicago Cubs 0, F
    Cleveland 7, Washington 6, F Miami 5, Philadelphia 0, F NY Mets 3, St. Louis 1, F
    Oakland 6, Texas 3, F NY Yankees 6, Houston 3, F Milwaukee 9, Arizona 4, F
    Atlanta 2, Minnesota 0, F LA Angels 13, Kansas City 0, F LA Dodgers 3, Tampa Bay 2, F
    San Francisco 9, Cincinnati 7, F
  • Today, July 27
    Washington @ Cleveland Philadelphia @ Miami San Diego @ Toronto
    Detroit @ Boston Tampa Bay @ LA Dodgers Cincinnati @ San Francisco
    Colorado @ Baltimore Seattle @ Pittsburgh St. Louis @ NY Mets
    Chicago White Sox @ Chicago Cubs Oakland @ Texas NY Yankees @ Houston
    Arizona @ Milwaukee Atlanta @ Minnesota LA Angels @ Kansas City
  • Thursday, July 28
    Colorado @ NY Mets Arizona @ Milwaukee Philadelphia @ Atlanta
    St. Louis @ Miami Baltimore @ Minnesota Chicago White Sox @ Chicago Cubs
    Kansas City @ Texas Boston @ LA Angels Washington @ San Francisco
  • Friday, July 29
    Seattle @ Chicago Cubs Baltimore @ Toronto Oakland @ Cleveland
    Houston @ Detroit St. Louis @ Miami Colorado @ NY Mets
    NY Yankees @ Tampa Bay Philadelphia @ Atlanta Kansas City @ Texas
    Pittsburgh @ Milwaukee Chicago White Sox @ Minnesota Boston @ LA Angels
    Arizona @ LA Dodgers Washington @ San Francisco Cincinnati @ San Diego
  • Saturday, July 30
    Baltimore @ Toronto Seattle @ Chicago Cubs Washington @ San Francisco
    NY Yankees @ Tampa Bay Philadelphia @ Atlanta Oakland @ Cleveland
    Houston @ Detroit St. Louis @ Miami Pittsburgh @ Milwaukee
    Chicago White Sox @ Minnesota Colorado @ NY Mets Kansas City @ Texas
    Cincinnati @ San Diego Boston @ LA Angels Arizona @ LA Dodgers
  • Sunday, July 31
    Baltimore @ Toronto Oakland @ Cleveland Houston @ Detroit
    St. Louis @ Miami Colorado @ NY Mets NY Yankees @ Tampa Bay
    Philadelphia @ Atlanta Pittsburgh @ Milwaukee Chicago White Sox @ Minnesota
    Kansas City @ Texas Boston @ LA Angels Washington @ San Francisco
    Arizona @ LA Dodgers Cincinnati @ San Diego Seattle @ Chicago Cubs
  • Monday, August 1
    Minnesota @ Cleveland NY Yankees @ NY Mets Kansas City @ Tampa Bay
    Miami @ Chicago Cubs Toronto @ Houston Washington @ Arizona
    Milwaukee @ San Diego Boston @ Seattle
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Twins
July 26

Future MVP Mauer still recalls World Series snub

Game 7 of the 1991 World Series led to a night that Joe Mauer, 8 years old at the time, will never forget.
Twins
July 26

Then and now: 25 years ago, last-place Twins and Atlanta were Classic

One year before they met in a World Series that's remembered as one of the best ever, the Twins and Atlanta finished last in their divisions, the same place both teams reside 25 years later.
Twins
July 25

Twins-Atlanta series preview

The Twins are 5-7 all-time against the Braves during the regular season and 1-2 at Target Field (they met in 2010). Atlanta has won the past five meetings.
Twins
July 25

Milone laments a couple bad pitches Sunday

The Twins lefthander was knocked out in the fourth inning during a loss to the Red Sox.
Sports
July 25

It's not time to panic (yet) about Miguel Sano's play at third base

Grumble, sure, particularly about those dropped pop-ups. Hope for better days, yeah. But RandBall says give it some time, despite his 10 errors in the past 15 games at third base.
Twins
July 25

Younger breed of techies replacing baseball lifers in GM roles

Most general managers, and especially those appointed in the past five years, don't have much in common with the likes of Terry Ryan, who was fired by the Twins last week.
Twins
July 25
Chicago Cubs pitcher Joe Nathan throws during the sixth inning of a ba...

Ex-Twin Nathan gets win in return to majors at age 41

Joe Nathan admitted to more nerves than he would have liked Sunday when the reliever made his Chicago Cubs debut.
Twins
July 25

Suzuki eyes Tuesday return after stitches on the chin

Catcher Kurt Suzuki did not start in Sunday's 8-7 loss to the Red Sox because of the cut he suffered on his chin the night before. But he hoped to return to the lineup Tuesday, when the Twins open a six-game homestand.
Twins
July 25

Another Sano error, Boston's homers too much for Twins to overcome

Miguel Sano's 10th error in his last 15 games at third base was followed by a three-run homer, the second allowed Sunday by Twins starter Tommy Milone.
Twins
July 24

Gallery: Boston 8, Twins 7

Comeback falls short as Twins fall to Boston, with third baseman Miguel Sano's latest error leading to four unearned runs.
Twins
July 24

Sunday's Twins-Boston game recap

Red Sox All-Star shortstop Xander Bogaerts continued to torch the Twins, going 3-for-4 with two runs scored.
Twins
July 24

Postgame: Twins lose to Red Sox but finish with a winning road trip

The Twins headed home after their 8-7 loss to the Red Sox on Sunday, but were in good spirits.
Local
July 24

Sealed with a kiss: Sano gives ball a smooch, throws to 1st for final out

Third baseman rifled the long throw to first base to clinch the Twins victory at Fenway.
Twins
July 24

Milone on the mound as Twins look to take series in Boston

The Twins will face Rick Porcello, who has been on a roll for the Red Sox.
Twins
July 24

Five-run seventh sends Twins to wild victory over Red Sox

In a franchise-record 4 hours, 11 minute game the Twins banged out 19 hits and got a big pick-me-up from a replay challenge.
Final, 7/26 R H E
Atlanta 34-66 2 7 0
Minnesota 37-62 0 5 1