New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez, center, celebrates with teammates after hitting a game-winning three-run home run vs. the Twins on Thursday.

Rodney gives up 3-run homer, Yankees send Twins to seventh straight loss

Kyle Gibson pitched six innings of one-hit baseball, and Eduardo Escobar and Robbie Grossman homered as the Twins went into the bottom of the ninth with a 3-1 lead. But it all went for naught.

Twins claim Yankees pitcher Hale off waivers

April 26
David Hale
The 30-year-old righthander pitched two scoreless innings for the Yankees against his new team on Monday.

Twins GM Levine believes walk-off loss will 'galvanize' the team

April 26
Minnesota Twins' Eduardo Escobar (5) celebrates with third base coach Gene Glynn (13) as he runs the bases after hitting a two-run home run during the
Twins GM Thad Levine, after witnessing a week's worth of losses on an ugly road trip, said he believes the ninth-inning collapse on Thursday may represent a turning point in Minnesota's season - in a good way
Twins
April 26

Twins-Cincinnati series preview

The Twins went 4-2 in their first homestand at Target Field, where they play their next six games.
Twins
April 26

Thursday's Twins-Yankees game recap

A look back at Thursday afternoon's game.
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Twins
April 26
Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Fernando Rodney (56) leaves the field after New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez hit a three-run home run during the ninth in

Rodney: Left the pitch to Sanchez too high

Twins closer Fernando Rodney says he left a fastball too high to Gary Sanchez, and his quick hands were able to drive it out for a walk off home run Thursday.
Twins
April 26
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Kyle Gibson

Slegers is in uniform, but Twins counting on Kyle Gibson

The Twins haven't been swept in a four-game series in a couple of years, since an ugly four days in Kansas City in August 2016.
Twins
April 26
The Twins have designated hard-throwing Tyler Kinley for assignment.

Twins demote struggling Kinley, call up 6-foot-10 Slegers

The Twins had hoped to keep Tyler Kinley on the roster all season. He lasted only four weeks and had a sky-high ERA to show for it.

mlb

  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 13 10 .565 0 7-4 6-6 5-5
    Detroit 10 13 .435 3 6-7 4-6 6-4
    Minnesota 8 12 .400 3.5 5-3 3-9 2-8
    Chicago White Sox 6 16 .273 6.5 2-10 4-6 2-8
    Kansas City 5 18 .217 8 1-10 4-8 2-8
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Boston 19 5 .792 0 8-1 11-4 7-3
    NY Yankees 15 9 .625 4 11-5 4-4 8-2
    Toronto 14 10 .583 5 8-5 6-5 5-5
    Tampa Bay 10 13 .435 8.5 6-7 4-6 7-3
    Baltimore 6 19 .240 13.5 3-9 3-10 1-9
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 17 9 .654 0 7-5 10-4 7-3
    LA Angels 16 9 .640 0.5 5-7 11-2 4-6
    Seattle 14 10 .583 2 5-5 9-5 5-5
    Oakland 13 12 .520 3.5 8-6 5-6 8-2
    Texas 9 17 .346 8 4-12 5-5 4-6
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    St. Louis 15 9 .625 0 7-5 8-4 8-2
    Milwaukee 16 10 .615 0 8-6 8-4 8-2
    Pittsburgh 14 11 .560 1.5 7-5 7-6 3-7
    Chicago Cubs 12 10 .545 2 4-4 8-6 6-4
    Cincinnati 5 20 .200 10.5 3-9 2-11 3-7
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    NY Mets 15 8 .652 0 7-4 8-4 4-6
    Philadelphia 15 9 .625 0.5 10-3 5-6 6-4
    Atlanta 14 10 .583 1.5 8-4 6-6 6-4
    Washington 11 14 .440 5 3-7 8-7 4-6
    Miami 7 17 .292 8.5 3-9 4-8 3-7
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Arizona 17 7 .708 0 9-3 8-4 6-4
    Colorado 14 12 .538 4 5-7 9-5 6-4
    LA Dodgers 11 12 .478 5.5 7-8 4-4 7-3
    San Francisco 11 13 .458 6 5-5 6-8 5-5
    San Diego 9 17 .346 9 4-10 5-7 3-7
  • Batting Average
    D. Gregorius NYY .372
    J. Lowrie OAK .352
    M. Betts BOS .350
    A. Judge NYY .345
    M. Machado BAL .344
  • Home Runs
    M. Trout LAA 10
    D. Gregorius NYY 9
    M. Haniger SEA 8
    M. Machado BAL 8
    M. Betts BOS 8
  • Runs Batted In
    D. Gregorius NYY 29
    J. Lowrie OAK 24
    M. Haniger SEA 24
    K. Davis OAK 23
    C. Correa HOU 19
  • Earned Run Average
    S. Manaea OAK 1.23
    G. Cole HOU 1.29
    J. Verlander HOU 1.36
    D. Bundy BAL 1.42
    R. Lopez CWS 1.50
  • Wins
    C. Carrasco CLE 4
    J. Verlander HOU 4
    R. Porcello BOS 4
    L. Severino NYY 4
    (14) Players 3
  • Saves
    E. Diaz SEA 10
    C. Kimbrel BOS 6
    R. Osuna TOR 6
    K. Middleton LAA 6
    C. Allen CLE 5
  • Batting Average
    A. Cabrera NYM .349
    T. Pham STL .343
    N. Arenado COL .342
    O. Herrera PHI .333
    (2) Players .324
  • Home Runs
    C. Blackmon COL 8
    B. Harper WAS 8
    E. Thames MIL 7
    C. Villanueva SD 7
    (3) Players 7
  • Runs Batted In
    J. Baez CHC 24
    Y. Cespedes NYM 21
    B. Harper WAS 19
    T. Story COL 19
    R. Hoskins PHI 19
  • Earned Run Average
    J. Cueto SF 0.35
    J. Garcia MIA 1.00
    C. Martinez STL 1.42
    M. Scherzer WAS 1.62
    J. Arrieta PHI 1.82
  • Wins
    M. Scherzer WAS 5
    P. Corbin ARI 4
    M. Wacha STL 4
    B. McCarthy ATL 3
    (11) Players 3
  • Saves
    W. Davis COL 9
    J. Familia NYM 9
    B. Boxberger ARI 6
    B. Hand SD 6
    (4) Players 5
  • Wednesday, April 25
    Seattle 4, Chicago White Sox 3, F Houston 5, LA Angels 2, F Colorado 5, San Diego 2, F
    Washington 15, San Francisco 2, F Detroit 13, Pittsburgh 10, F NY Yankees 7, Minnesota 4, F
    Atlanta 5, Cincinnati 4, F Tampa Bay 8, Baltimore 4, F Philadelphia 5, Arizona 3, F
    Boston 4, Toronto 3, F Cleveland 4, Chicago Cubs 1, F Miami 8, LA Dodgers 6, F
    Pittsburgh 8, Detroit 3, F Texas 4, Oakland 2, F Milwaukee 6, Kansas City 2, F
    St. Louis 9, NY Mets 1, F
  • Thursday, April 26
    Atlanta 7, Cincinnati 4, F Pittsburgh 1, Detroit 0, F NY Yankees 4, Minnesota 3, F
    Arizona 8, Philadelphia 2, F St. Louis 4, NY Mets 3, F Seattle 5, Cleveland 4, F
    Tampa Bay 9, Baltimore 5, F Boston 5, Toronto 4, F Chicago Cubs 1, Milwaukee 0, F
    Chicago White Sox 6, Kansas City 3, F
  • Today, April 27
    Milwaukee @ Chicago Cubs Detroit @ Baltimore Atlanta @ Philadelphia
    St. Louis @ Pittsburgh Arizona @ Washington Texas @ Toronto
    Tampa Bay @ Boston Seattle @ Cleveland Colorado @ Miami
    Oakland @ Houston Cincinnati @ Minnesota Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City
    NY Yankees @ LA Angels NY Mets @ San Diego LA Dodgers @ San Francisco
  • Saturday, April 28
    Cincinnati @ Minnesota Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City Milwaukee @ Chicago Cubs
    Tampa Bay @ Boston LA Dodgers @ San Francisco Arizona @ Washington
    Texas @ Toronto Seattle @ Cleveland Atlanta @ Philadelphia
    Detroit @ Baltimore St. Louis @ Pittsburgh Oakland @ Houston
    Colorado @ Miami Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City NY Mets @ San Diego
    NY Yankees @ LA Angels LA Dodgers @ San Francisco
  • Sunday, April 29
    Detroit @ Baltimore Tampa Bay @ Boston Texas @ Toronto
    Seattle @ Cleveland Colorado @ Miami Atlanta @ Philadelphia
    St. Louis @ Pittsburgh Arizona @ Washington Oakland @ Houston
    Cincinnati @ Minnesota Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City Milwaukee @ Chicago Cubs
    NY Mets @ San Diego LA Dodgers @ San Francisco NY Yankees @ LA Angels
  • Monday, April 30
    Texas @ Cleveland Colorado @ Chicago Cubs Pittsburgh @ Washington
    Kansas City @ Boston Milwaukee @ Cincinnati Tampa Bay @ Detroit
    Philadelphia @ Miami NY Yankees @ Houston Toronto @ Minnesota
    LA Dodgers @ Arizona San Diego @ San Francisco
  • Tuesday, May 1
    Texas @ Cleveland Pittsburgh @ Washington Kansas City @ Boston
    Milwaukee @ Cincinnati Tampa Bay @ Detroit Philadelphia @ Miami
    Atlanta @ NY Mets Colorado @ Chicago Cubs NY Yankees @ Houston
    Toronto @ Minnesota Chicago White Sox @ St. Louis LA Dodgers @ Arizona
    Baltimore @ LA Angels Oakland @ Seattle San Diego @ San Francisco
  • Wednesday, May 2
    Kansas City @ Boston Texas @ Cleveland Tampa Bay @ Detroit
    Toronto @ Minnesota Chicago White Sox @ St. Louis Colorado @ Chicago Cubs
    San Diego @ San Francisco Pittsburgh @ Washington Milwaukee @ Cincinnati
    Philadelphia @ Miami Atlanta @ NY Mets NY Yankees @ Houston
    LA Dodgers @ Arizona Baltimore @ LA Angels Oakland @ Seattle
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Twins
April 26
Minnesota Twins' Max Kepler (26) waits on second base during a pitching change by the New York Yankees during the seventh inning of a baseball game, W

Lost in a fog: Missed opportunities hurt Twins in latest loss to Yankees

The Twins had their chances on a dreary night in the Bronx by loading the bases twice, but could not put together a big inning in a 7-4 loss.
Twins
April 26
Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton

Buxton's return more uncertain as sore toe gets further treatment

Byron Buxton still was being bothered by a sore left big toe a day after a hole was drilled in the nail, further clouding his return to the Twins.
Twins
April 25

Wednesday's Twins-Yankees game recap

A look back at Wednesday night's game.
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Eat & Drink
April 25
Bat & Barrel, the new restaurant at Target Field, has everything from ceviche at its walk-up window, above, to steak and poke at its full service dini

Review: Target Field's new foods filled with home runs, plus a couple strikeouts

Along with a great new restaurant, the ballpark has debuted a bunch of occasionally impressive food offerings.
Twins
April 25
Minnesota Twins' Eduardo Escobar doubles in the first inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Sunday, April 1, 2018, in Baltimore. Jo

Escobar's three-hit night stands out in a slumping Twins lineup

Eduardo Escobar's .293 road trip stands out in an otherwise dim Twins hitting slump of late. Lance Lynn will try to snap Twins' five-game losing streak in his Yankee Stadium debut.
Twins
April 25
Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Tyler Kinley (61)

Numbers are awful, but Twins' Kinley trying to apply game lessons

Tyler Kinley, who under MLB's Rule 5 has to remain on the major league roster all season or be offered back to the Marlins, has thrown 102 pitches this season, 50 of them 95 miles per hour or faster.
Twins
April 25
New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius, right, celebrates with Aaron Judge after hitting a two-run home run against the Twins during the fifth inning Tuesda

Sabathia, Yankees polish off Twins yet again

CC Sabathia limited the Twins to just two hits in his six innings of work while Gary Sanchez, Aaron Judge and Didi Gregorius provided the offense in an 8-3 romp at Yankee Stadium, Minnesota's fifth straight loss.
Twins
April 24
Minnesota Twins pitcher Jose Berrios delivers against the New York Yankees during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in New

Berrios: Yankees weren't swinging at close pitches

Twins righthander Jose Berrios says New York hitters laid off anything close on Tuesday, forcing him to give them better pitches to hit.
Twins
April 24
Minnesota Twins pitcher Jose Berrios reacts after giving up a two-run home run to New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius during the fifth inning of a baseba

Twins looking for positivity amid more Yankee Stadium carnage

Is Lance Lynn the answer? His only career shutout came in his lone start against the Yankees.
Twins
April 24

Tuesday's Twins-Yankees game recap

A look back at Tuesday night's game.
Twins
April 24
Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton (25) connected with the ball for a double in the second inning.

Buxton bothered by swollen foot; Berrios tries to snap Twins' skid

The Twins' center fielder won't rejoin the team until this weekend in Minnesota, at the earliest.
Twins
April 24
Twins call up Tyler Duffey from Rochester; Busenitz demoted

Twins call up Tyler Duffey from Rochester; Busenitz demoted

Duffey was strong in four games in Class AAA, striking out 14 in 11 innings.
Twins
April 24
Twins center fielder Ryan LaMarre took a turn on the mound against the Yankees in the eighth inning Monday night. He gave up a home run and finished w

Twins' LaMarre, back from demotion, tries pitching in blowout

With the Twins trailing the Yankees by 11 runs in the eighth inning, Paul Molitor signaled for Ryan LaMarre to take the mound.
Twins
April 24
Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton.

Buxton's return from disabled list hits a snag in minors

The center fielder, recovering from a four-day bout with migraine headaches that landed him on the disabled list, fouled a ball off his left foot during Sunday's game.
Twins
April 24
Stolen: World Series pendant Frank Viola gave to his mother-in-law

Stolen: World Series pendant Frank Viola gave to his mother-in-law

The pendant was stolen during a burglary of Viola's daughter's home while family members were attending his mother-in-law's funeral in St. Paul.
Final, 4/26 R H E
Minnesota 8-12 3 8 2
NY Yankees 15-9 4 5 2