Twins plan to restructure front office; new GM won't be top executive

Twins plan to restructure front office; new GM won't be top executive

The Twins will hire a presidential-level executive who will have authority over all baseball decisions yet be freed from the day-to-day particulars of the GM job. That person will then hire a GM.

It continues: Twins lose eighth straight, 15-8 to homer-happy Blue Jays

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It continues: Twins lose eighth straight, 15-8 to homer-happy Blue Jays
Toronto slugged four home runs, all with runners on base.

Postgame: Twins took advantage of Liriano's control while they could

August 26
Postgame: Twins took advantage of Liriano's control while they could
Former Minnesota lefthander Francisco Liriano walked four Twins batters Friday night, but struck out seven, too.
Twins
August 26

Wimmers: 'Heart's still racing' after MLB debut

Twins rookie Alex Wimmers says "my heart's still racing" after retiring all three hitters he faced Friday in his major-league debut.
Twins
August 26

Friday's Twins-Toronto game recap

A look back at Friday night's game.
Twins minor-league report: Game updates, stats and more
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Twins
August 26

Molitor calls team meeting in Toronto: 'This is important time for some'

The Twins, in Toronto tonight on a seven-game losing streak, will need to fight to avoid 100 losses. Manager Paul Molitor wants to make sure the Twins have that fight in them.
Twins
August 25

Nagging quads slow Mauer again; hopes to return Friday

Joe Mauer scored from first on a Trevor Plouffe double on Aug. 16 and has been in and out of the lineup since. He missed his fourth game in nine Thursday.
Twins
August 25

Twins-Toronto series preview

The Twins were swept in four games at Rogers Centre last year and are 41-72 there all-time

mlb

  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 73 54 .575 0 39-23 34-31 5-5
    Detroit 69 59 .539 4.5 36-26 33-33 6-4
    Kansas City 67 61 .523 6.5 40-21 27-40 9-1
    Chicago White Sox 61 66 .480 12 33-29 28-37 5-5
    Minnesota 49 79 .383 24.5 25-40 24-39 2-8
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Toronto 72 56 .563 0 38-28 34-28 5-5
    Boston 71 57 .555 1 38-28 33-29 5-5
    Baltimore 70 58 .547 2 42-22 28-36 4-6
    NY Yankees 66 61 .520 5.5 36-27 30-34 6-4
    Tampa Bay 54 73 .425 17.5 32-37 22-36 6-4
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Texas 75 54 .581 0 40-21 35-33 6-4
    Seattle 68 60 .531 6.5 36-28 32-32 5-5
    Houston 67 61 .523 7.5 35-28 32-33 6-4
    Oakland 55 73 .430 19.5 30-36 25-37 3-7
    LA Angels 54 74 .422 20.5 29-33 25-41 5-5
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago Cubs 82 45 .646 0 45-19 37-26 8-2
    St. Louis 68 59 .535 14 30-35 38-24 7-3
    Pittsburgh 65 61 .516 16.5 34-30 31-31 5-5
    Milwaukee 56 72 .438 26.5 36-31 20-41 4-6
    Cincinnati 54 73 .425 28 32-33 22-40 6-4
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 75 53 .586 0 38-24 37-29 5-5
    Miami 67 61 .523 8 33-30 34-31 5-5
    NY Mets 65 63 .508 10 32-30 33-33 6-4
    Philadelphia 59 69 .461 16 30-33 29-36 4-6
    Atlanta 47 82 .364 28.5 19-44 28-38 3-7
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Dodgers 71 57 .555 0 40-26 31-31 5-5
    San Francisco 70 58 .547 1 36-28 34-30 4-6
    Colorado 60 68 .469 11 32-31 28-37 4-6
    Arizona 54 75 .419 17.5 24-42 30-33 5-5
    San Diego 53 75 .414 18 30-34 23-41 3-7
  • Batting Average
    T. Milone MIN 1.000
    H. Santiago MIN .333
    J. Polanco MIN .295
    K. Suzuki MIN .281
    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 56
    M. Sano MIN 50
    J. Mauer MIN 45
    K. Suzuki MIN 41
  • Earned Run Average
    E. Escobar MIN 0.00
    A. Wimmers MIN 0.00
    B. Kintzler MIN 1.73
    T. Rogers MIN 2.96
    R. O'Rourke MIN 3.29
  • 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 71
  • Batting Average
    J. Altuve HOU .358
    M. Betts BOS .320
    D. Ortiz BOS .320
    Y. Escobar LAA .320
    D. Pedroia BOS .315
  • Home Runs
    M. Trumbo BAL 38
    E. Encarnacion TOR 35
    K. Davis OAK 33
    N. Cruz SEA 32
    T. Frazier CWS 32
  • Runs Batted In
    E. Encarnacion TOR 102
    A. Pujols LAA 101
    D. Ortiz BOS 100
    M. Trumbo BAL 93
    M. Betts BOS 93
  • Earned Run Average
    D. Duffy KC 2.66
    C. Hamels TEX 2.67
    J. Quintana CWS 2.84
    A. Sanchez TOR 2.99
    C. Kluber CLE 3.07
  • Wins
    J. Happ TOR 17
    R. Porcello BOS 17
    C. Tillman BAL 15
    C. Sale CWS 15
    (4) Players 14
  • Saves
    Z. Britton BAL 38
    F. Rodriguez DET 36
    D. Robertson CWS 32
    S. Dyson TEX 28
    (2) Players 28
  • Batting Average
    D. Murphy WAS .346
    D. LeMahieu COL .344
    C. Seager LAD .323
    R. Braun MIL .318
    M. Prado MIA .318
  • Home Runs
    K. Bryant CHC 35
    N. Arenado COL 34
    C. Carter MIL 30
    A. Duvall CIN 28
    (2) Players 27
  • Runs Batted In
    N. Arenado COL 108
    D. Murphy WAS 98
    K. Bryant CHC 89
    A. Rizzo CHC 88
    J. Bruce NYM 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
    M. Scherzer WAS 14
  • Saves
    J. Familia NYM 42
    K. Jansen LAD 37
    M. Melancon WAS 36
    J. Gomez PHI 34
    A. Ramos MIA 32
  • Thursday, August 25
    Detroit 8, Minnesota 5, F Tampa Bay 2, Boston 1, F Washington 4, Baltimore 0, F
    LA Angels 6, Toronto 3, F Kansas City 5, Miami 2, F NY Mets 10, St. Louis 6, F
    Texas 9, Cleveland 0, F Chicago White Sox 7, Seattle 6, F Pittsburgh 3, Milwaukee 2, F
    Atlanta 3, Arizona 1, F San Francisco 4, LA Dodgers 0, F
  • Friday, August 26
    NY Yankees 14, Baltimore 4, F Washington 8, Colorado 5, F Toronto 15, Minnesota 8, F
    Kansas City 6, Boston 3, F Detroit 4, LA Angels 2, F Miami 7, San Diego 6, F
    NY Mets 9, Philadelphia 4, F Cleveland 12, Texas 1, F Seattle 3, Chicago White Sox 1, F
    Houston 5, Tampa Bay 4, F Pittsburgh 5, Milwaukee 3, F St. Louis 3, Oakland 1, F
    Arizona 4, Cincinnati 3, F Chicago Cubs 6, LA Dodgers 4, F San Francisco 7, Atlanta 0, F
  • Today, 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
  • Wednesday, August 31
    Chicago White Sox @ Detroit Tampa Bay @ Boston Seattle @ Texas
    Oakland @ Houston LA Dodgers @ Colorado Arizona @ San Francisco
    Toronto @ Baltimore Cincinnati @ LA Angels Washington @ Philadelphia
    San Diego @ Atlanta Minnesota @ Cleveland Miami @ NY Mets
    Pittsburgh @ Chicago Cubs St. Louis @ Milwaukee NY Yankees @ Kansas City
  • Thursday, September 1
    San Diego @ Atlanta Miami @ NY Mets San Francisco @ Chicago Cubs
    Chicago White Sox @ Minnesota
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Twins
August 25

Berrios, Duffey demoted after Twins fall 29 games below .500

Rookie Jose Berrios had the Twins down 6-0 after three innings but stayed in the game to get work and preserve the Twins bullpen.
Twins
August 25

Thursday's Twins-Detroit game recap

A look back at Thursday's matinee.
Twins
August 25

Berrios reacts after being sent to Rochester

The Twins sent Jose Berrios down after his latest poor outing on Thursday in a loss to Detroit
Twins
August 25

Twins better be right about demoting Berrios, Duffey so late in year

The Twins are on pace to lose 99-100 games this season. The only way for fans to stay patient is if there are prospects developing who will make teams pay for these beatdowns.
EPISODE 17
August 25
Minnesota Twins pitcher Jose Berrios throws against the Houston Astros...

Listen: Twins sink to familiar depths with recent pitching woes

Open: The Twins have the worst starters' ERA (again) in MLB; 13:00: Why is Hector Santiago messing with a good thing? 23:00 The Twins' reluctance to pay for an ace has hurt. 34:00 Brian Dozier has been awesome.
Sports
August 25

RandBall: Buxton still striking out plenty since demotion

Byron Buxton’s overall numbers in Class AAA Rochester this season are still quite good but he has struggled to make contact in his stint in Rochester since being sent down.
Twins
August 25

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
August 25

Mauer misses another start as Twins try to avoid sweep

Jose Berrios is on the mound today as the Twins and Tigers wrap up a three games series at Target Field
Sports
August 25

The Twins have the worst starting pitching in MLB (again)

Of all the discouraging things that have happened over the vast majority of the past six Twins seasons, poor starting pitching feels like it’s at the top of the list.
Twins
August 25

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.
Twins
August 25
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
August 25

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

Bad base running cost the Twins runs in Wednesday's loss to Detroit.
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 35 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
Final, 8/26 R H E
Minnesota 49-79 8 9 2
Toronto 72-56 15 15 1