Designated hitter Nelson Cruz fouled out to end the game Tuesday night, with Mitch Garver and two other Twins on base.

After fever pitch, Twins stall late in loss to Mets

Two unearned runs in the first inning Tuesday night got the Twins off on wrong foot. It was a deficit they nearly overcame but left the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth and lost 3-2.

Souhan: There's a place in Twins lineup for Arraez

5:49am
Twins second baseman Luis Arraez celebrates a walk in the ninth inning.
In eight pitches in Tuesday's game, Louis Arraez demonstrated how he has risen so quickly with the Twins and, perhaps, so permanently.

Twins place Buxton on concussion list, activate Rosario, Cron

July 17
Byron Buxton slid into third base against the Rangers on July 7.
Byron Buxton won't play at all this week while doctors examine the outfielder to make sure no concussion symptoms linger.
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11:39am

Twins try to stay perfect after back-to-back losses in finale with Mets

A battle of left-handers -- Vargas vs. Perez -- in the matinee at Target Field
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11:28am

Gameview: Follow Twins vs. N.Y. Mets play-by-play here

Martin Perez takes the mound for the Twins at Target Field against the Mets' Jason Vargas. First pitch has been pushed back to 12:45.
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July 17
Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz fouls out with the bases loaded

Cruz: I'll learn from ninth-inning popup

Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz says he's disappointed he didn't come through with game-winning hit in ninth inning Tuesday, but he'll learn from it.
Twins
July 17

Tuesday's Twins-Mets game recap

A look back at Tuesday night's game.
Twins
July 17
Twins second baseman Jonathan Schoop

Schoop says he's healthy, but Twins aren't certain yet

Tuesday was a busy night for second baseman Jonathan Schoop, who made an error, hit a homer, and was tagged out on a broken play, all before being removed due to injury.
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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Minnesota 58 35 .624 0 28-16 30-19 5-5
    Cleveland 53 40 .570 5 28-20 25-20 8-2
    Chicago White Sox 42 49 .462 15 25-20 17-29 3-7
    Kansas City 34 62 .354 25.5 20-29 14-33 5-5
    Detroit 29 61 .322 27.5 12-32 17-29 2-8
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    NY Yankees 60 33 .645 0 34-16 26-17 6-4
    Tampa Bay 56 41 .577 6 26-22 30-19 6-4
    Boston 51 44 .537 10 22-25 29-19 6-4
    Toronto 36 60 .375 25.5 18-30 18-30 4-6
    Baltimore 28 66 .298 32.5 12-35 16-31 4-6
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 59 37 .615 0 33-14 26-23 5-5
    Oakland 54 41 .568 4.5 30-20 24-21 8-2
    Texas 50 45 .526 8.5 31-20 19-25 4-6
    LA Angels 50 46 .521 9 27-21 23-25 7-3
    Seattle 39 59 .398 21 19-29 20-30 2-8
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago Cubs 51 44 .537 0 33-17 18-27 6-4
    Milwaukee 49 47 .510 2.5 29-21 20-26 3-7
    St. Louis 47 46 .505 3 27-20 20-26 6-4
    Pittsburgh 45 49 .479 5.5 22-21 23-28 4-6
    Cincinnati 43 49 .467 6.5 24-21 19-28 5-5
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Atlanta 58 38 .604 0 28-19 30-19 8-2
    Washington 50 43 .538 6.5 26-20 24-23 8-2
    Philadelphia 49 46 .516 8.5 29-20 20-26 4-6
    NY Mets 43 51 .457 14 23-19 20-32 6-4
    Miami 35 57 .380 21 17-31 18-26 3-7
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Dodgers 63 34 .649 0 37-12 26-22 5-5
    Arizona 48 47 .505 14 20-22 28-25 5-5
    San Francisco 46 49 .484 16 20-26 26-23 8-2
    Colorado 46 49 .484 16 26-23 20-26 2-8
    San Diego 45 49 .479 16.5 23-27 22-22 3-7
  • Batting Average
    J. Polanco MIN .307
    E. Rosario MIN .285
    C. Cron MIN .269
    M. Gonzalez MIN .263
    M. Kepler MIN .260
  • Home Runs
    M. Kepler MIN 23
    E. Rosario MIN 20
    N. Cruz MIN 17
    C. Cron MIN 17
    J. Schoop MIN 15
  • Runs Batted In
    E. Rosario MIN 60
    M. Kepler MIN 60
    C. Cron MIN 54
    N. Cruz MIN 47
    J. Polanco MIN 44
  • Earned Run Average
    J. Odorizzi MIN 3.06
    J. Berrios MIN 3.10
    K. Gibson MIN 4.03
    M. Perez MIN 4.26
    M. Pineda MIN 4.38
  • Wins
    J. Odorizzi MIN 11
    M. Perez MIN 8
    K. Gibson MIN 8
    J. Berrios MIN 8
    M. Pineda MIN 6
  • Strikeouts
    J. Berrios MIN 110
    K. Gibson MIN 99
    J. Odorizzi MIN 98
    M. Pineda MIN 87
    M. Perez MIN 85
  • Batting Average
    D. LeMahieu NYY .331
    M. Brantley HOU .324
    R. Devers BOS .322
    X. Bogaerts BOS .312
    W. Merrifield KC .311
  • Home Runs
    M. Trout LAA 30
    E. Encarnacion NYY 28
    J. Soler KC 25
    G. Sanchez NYY 24
    A. Bregman HOU 24
  • Runs Batted In
    M. Trout LAA 75
    X. Bogaerts BOS 74
    J. Abreu CWS 66
    R. Devers BOS 66
    D. LeMahieu NYY 65
  • Earned Run Average
    C. Morton TB 2.35
    M. Minor TEX 2.73
    J. Verlander HOU 2.98
    J. Odorizzi MIN 3.06
    J. Berrios MIN 3.10
  • Wins
    L. Lynn TEX 12
    C. Morton TB 11
    J. Verlander HOU 11
    J. Odorizzi MIN 11
    (2) Players 11
  • Saves
    B. Hand CLE 25
    A. Chapman NYY 25
    S. Greene DET 22
    A. Colome CWS 20
    R. Osuna HOU 20
  • Batting Average
    J. McNeil NYM .348
    C. Bellinger LAD .340
    C. Yelich MIL .332
    C. Blackmon COL .319
    A. Rendon WAS .312
  • Home Runs
    C. Bellinger LAD 34
    C. Yelich MIL 33
    P. Alonso NYM 30
    H. Renfroe SD 27
    J. Bell PIT 27
  • Runs Batted In
    J. Bell PIT 84
    C. Bellinger LAD 77
    F. Freeman ATL 74
    C. Yelich MIL 72
    (2) Players 70
  • Earned Run Average
    H. Ryu LAD 1.78
    M. Soroka ATL 2.24
    M. Scherzer WAS 2.30
    L. Castillo CIN 2.41
    Z. Davies MIL 2.89
  • Wins
    S. Strasburg WAS 11
    B. Woodruff MIL 11
    Z. Greinke ARI 10
    M. Fried ATL 10
    (2) Players 10
  • Saves
    K. Yates SD 30
    W. Smith SF 24
    K. Jansen LAD 23
    F. Vazquez PIT 21
    E. Diaz NYM 21
  • Monday, July 15
    San Francisco 19, Colorado 2, F Tampa Bay 5, NY Yankees 4, F LA Dodgers 16, Philadelphia 2, F
    Boston 10, Toronto 8, F Cleveland 8, Detroit 6, F Cincinnati 6, Chicago Cubs 3, F
    Atlanta 4, Milwaukee 2, F Kansas City 5, Chicago White Sox 2, F St. Louis 7, Pittsburgh 0, F
    San Francisco 2, Colorado 1, F LA Angels 9, Houston 6, F
  • Tuesday, July 16
    Washington 8, Baltimore 1, F NY Yankees 8, Tampa Bay 3, F Philadelphia 9, LA Dodgers 8, F
    Toronto 10, Boston 4, F Cleveland 8, Detroit 0, F Miami 12, San Diego 7, F
    Chicago Cubs 4, Cincinnati 3, F Arizona 9, Texas 2, F Milwaukee 13, Atlanta 1, F
    NY Mets 3, Minnesota 2, F Kansas City 11, Chicago White Sox 0, F Pittsburgh 3, St. Louis 1, F
    San Francisco 8, Colorado 4, F LA Angels 7, Houston 2, F Oakland 9, Seattle 2, F
  • Today, July 17
    NY Mets 2, Minnesota 2, Top 5th Pittsburgh 4, St. Louis 3, Top 6th Milwaukee 2, Atlanta 0, Bottom 3rd
    Chicago Cubs 2, Cincinnati 0, Bottom 3rd San Francisco 0, Colorado 0, Top 1st Seattle @ Oakland
    Washington @ Baltimore Tampa Bay @ NY Yankees LA Dodgers @ Philadelphia
    Toronto @ Boston Detroit @ Cleveland San Diego @ Miami
    Arizona @ Texas Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City Houston @ LA Angels
  • Thursday, July 18
    San Diego @ Miami LA Dodgers @ Philadelphia Toronto @ Boston
    Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City Tampa Bay @ NY Yankees St. Louis @ Cincinnati
    Detroit @ Cleveland Washington @ Atlanta Oakland @ Minnesota
    Houston @ LA Angels Milwaukee @ Arizona NY Mets @ San Francisco
  • Friday, July 19
    San Diego @ Chicago Cubs Boston @ Baltimore Colorado @ NY Yankees
    Philadelphia @ Pittsburgh St. Louis @ Cincinnati Kansas City @ Cleveland
    Toronto @ Detroit Chicago White Sox @ Tampa Bay Washington @ Atlanta
    Texas @ Houston Oakland @ Minnesota Milwaukee @ Arizona
    Miami @ LA Dodgers LA Angels @ Seattle NY Mets @ San Francisco
  • Saturday, July 20
    Colorado @ NY Yankees San Diego @ Chicago Cubs NY Mets @ San Francisco
    Toronto @ Detroit Chicago White Sox @ Tampa Bay Boston @ Baltimore
    Philadelphia @ Pittsburgh St. Louis @ Cincinnati Kansas City @ Cleveland
    Texas @ Houston Oakland @ Minnesota Washington @ Atlanta
    Milwaukee @ Arizona Miami @ LA Dodgers LA Angels @ Seattle
  • Sunday, July 21
    Boston @ Baltimore Colorado @ NY Yankees St. Louis @ Cincinnati
    Kansas City @ Cleveland Toronto @ Detroit Chicago White Sox @ Tampa Bay
    Philadelphia @ Pittsburgh Texas @ Houston Oakland @ Minnesota
    San Diego @ Chicago Cubs NY Mets @ San Francisco Milwaukee @ Arizona
    Miami @ LA Dodgers LA Angels @ Seattle Washington @ Atlanta
  • Monday, July 22
    St. Louis @ Pittsburgh Colorado @ Washington Cleveland @ Toronto
    Boston @ Tampa Bay Miami @ Chicago White Sox Oakland @ Houston
    Cincinnati @ Milwaukee NY Yankees @ Minnesota Baltimore @ Arizona
    Chicago Cubs @ San Francisco Texas @ Seattle
Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer, right, point to each other as they acknowledge fans during a
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July 16
Jonathan Schoop made an error during the first inning

Schoop: Mental error, then a home run

Twins second baseman Jonathan Schoop says he made a mental error that cost the Twins a run Tuesday, so he was glad he hit a home run two innings later to get the run back.
Twins
July 16
Former Twins pitcher Viola ejected — for arguing with a 'robot' umpire

Former Twins pitcher Viola ejected — for arguing with a 'robot' umpire

You knew it was only a matter of time before the first bizarre incident took place involving automated ball and strike calls. But did you expected it to involved Viola, the MVP of the 1987 World Series?
Twins
July 16
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Michael Pineda (35) talked with Minnesota Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson.

Twins won't hesitate to ride Pineda, if he keeps pitching well

Michael Pineda has a 2.83 ERA over his past five starts, leaving any lingering elbow concerns behind after he missed a season because of Tommy John surgery.
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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Twins
July 16
Twins Chief Baseball Officer Derek Falvey.

Scoggins: As trade deadline approaches, Twins deserve bold move by front office

Twins fans have endured far too many summers of bad, boring baseball in order to finally experience what's happening right now. The team deserves a major move to ensure an even better chance of success.
Twins
July 16
The Twins might have both Eddie Rosario and C.J. Cron back on the active roster on Tuesday. Both have been on the injured list.

Health an issue as Twins prepare for big nine-game homestand

The Twins are hoping to have their three sidelined starters back for the games against both New York teams and the Oakland A's.
Twins
July 16
Oakland star Matt Chapman.

The Twins' homestand is a sweet July treat

In their first extended homestand in nearly a month, the Twins will play nine games in nine days against three teams at Target Field.
Twins
July 16
Mets rookie first baseman Pete Alonso.

Twins-New York Mets series preview

The Mets have Pete Alonso, but they also have a lot of turmoil.
Twins
July 15
Twins relief pitcher Trevor May regretted leaving an 0-2 breaking ball up to Carlos Santana in the seventh inning Sunday.

After rallying, Twins hopes for sweep crushed by one bad pitch

The Twins tied Sunday's game with a three-run rally before Trevor May threw two fastballs in the upper 90s past Carlos Santana -- and then hung a curve ball.
Twins
July 15
Twins rookie infielder Luis Arraez led off the eighth inning with a double Sunday, but the Twins left him stranded as the tying run.

Cautious Twins keep Buxton on bench after face-plant catch

Rocco Baldelli did not use the word "concussion" in describing Byron Buxton's condition, but the Twins figure to be careful with the health of their center fielder.
Twins
July 15
Max Kepler was picked off first base on Friday, but he went 4-for-15 with two home runs and four RBI to help the Twins take two of three games at Clev

Hey Twins fans, winning two out of three games at Cleveland is good

And kudos to Trevor Bauer for being able to joke about giving up five consecutive home runs to Max Kepler.
Twins
July 15
Twins righthander Jose Berrios reacted after an RBI single by Tyler Naquin in the fourth inning of Sunday's game against the Indians in Cleveland.

Berrios puts Twins in early hole

Twins righthander Jose Berrios walked three batters for the second consecutive outing and gave up three runs in five innings.
Twins
July 14
Cleveland All-Star first baseman Carlos Santana celebrated his go-ahead home run Sunday.

Sunday's Twins-Cleveland game recap

A quick look at Sunday's game.
Twins
July 14
Jose Berrios

Twins, led by Berrios, look to sweep the Indians

Byron Buxton is not in the lineup as the Twins look to increase their lead over Cleveland to 8.5 games
Twins
July 14
Owner Jim Pohlad is as surprised as anybody about the Twins’ success and as worried as anybody about recent slippage.

Hartman: Twins owner Pohlad fired up - and fearful - about push for playoffs

Even with the great start, owner Jim Pohlad is no different from many Twins fans. He is concerned that the club went 9-11 over its final 20 games before the All-Star break.
Twins
July 14
The Twins' Luis Arraez, right, is congratulated by Max Kepler after scoring a run on a two-RBI double in the eighth inning

Kepler's home run binge vs. Bauer continues, Twins top Cleveland

Max Kepler hit two more home runs off Cleveland starter Trevor Bauer, giving him five for the season, and the Twins won again.
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