Rays drill back-to-back homers in 15th to sink Twins

Rays drill back-to-back homers in 15th to sink Twins

Losing bell tolls for Twins after nearly 6½ hours over 15 innings.

Souhan: Twins' Mauer does what he does best, reaching base seven times

May 28
Souhan: Twins' Mauer does what he does best, reaching base seven times
Try this sentence on for size: Joe Mauer made his first out of the game in the bottom of the 15th inning, 6 minutes, 23 seconds after the first pitch.

In need of pitching, Twins send Vargas back to minors

May 28
In need of pitching, Twins send Vargas back to minors
The Twins bullpen was forced to throw 201 pitches and absorb 9⅔ innings in the 15-inning defeat, with all seven relievers and Hector Santiago, Wednesday's scheduled starter, forced into action.
Twins
May 28

Mauer on losing a marathon game

The Twins first baseman reached base seven times Sunday in an 8-6, 15-inning loss to Tampa Bay.
Twins
May 28

Longest games in Twins history

Sunday's game was only 10 minutes short of a franchise record.
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May 28

Santiago makes emergency appearance, takes loss

Twins lefthander pitched the 15th inning Sunday, giving up two home runs.
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May 28

Tampa Bay 8, Twins 6 (15 innings)

The Tampa Bay Rays drilled back-to-back homers in the 15th inning to sink the Twins 8-6 Sunday at Target Field.
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May 28

Twins-Tampa Bay Sunday game recap

Evan Longoria had two hits for Tampa Bay, including an RBI double during the Rays' ninth-inning rally and a winning homer in the 15th.

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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Minnesota 26 20 .565 0 12-15 14-5 7-3
    Cleveland 25 23 .521 2 9-13 16-10 5-5
    Chicago White Sox 23 26 .469 4.5 11-9 12-17 6-4
    Detroit 23 27 .460 5 12-10 11-17 3-7
    Kansas City 21 28 .429 6.5 12-11 9-17 5-5
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    NY Yankees 29 18 .617 0 17-8 12-10 5-5
    Boston 27 22 .551 3 17-10 10-12 6-4
    Baltimore 25 23 .521 4.5 15-7 10-16 2-8
    Tampa Bay 27 26 .509 5 16-13 11-13 6-4
    Toronto 23 27 .460 7.5 12-12 11-15 6-4
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 35 16 .686 0 20-10 15-6 6-4
    LA Angels 26 27 .491 10 15-8 11-19 4-6
    Texas 25 26 .490 10 16-8 9-18 4-6
    Oakland 22 27 .449 12 15-10 7-17 5-5
    Seattle 22 29 .431 13 13-9 9-20 3-7
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Milwaukee 27 23 .540 0 14-15 13-8 5-5
    St. Louis 24 23 .511 1.5 12-13 12-10 3-7
    Chicago Cubs 25 24 .510 1.5 14-11 11-13 5-5
    Cincinnati 24 25 .490 2.5 14-13 10-12 5-5
    Pittsburgh 23 28 .451 4.5 13-11 10-17 5-5
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 30 19 .612 0 16-9 14-10 5-5
    NY Mets 21 27 .438 8.5 11-15 10-12 5-5
    Atlanta 21 27 .438 8.5 10-12 11-15 5-5
    Miami 18 30 .375 11.5 8-15 10-15 4-6
    Philadelphia 17 31 .354 12.5 10-13 7-18 3-7
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Colorado 33 19 .635 0 15-11 18-8 7-3
    LA Dodgers 31 20 .608 1.5 21-8 10-12 8-2
    Arizona 31 21 .596 2 21-8 10-13 7-3
    San Francisco 22 30 .423 11 13-11 9-19 5-5
    San Diego 19 33 .365 14 9-14 10-19 4-6
  • Batting Average
    J. Segura SEA .339
    M. Trout LAA .337
    C. Dickerson TB .337
    A. Garcia CWS .331
    X. Bogaerts BOS .331
  • Home Runs
    M. Trout LAA 16
    A. Judge NYY 16
    K. Davis OAK 15
    J. Gallo TEX 15
    L. Morrison TB 14
  • Runs Batted In
    N. Cruz SEA 41
    A. Garcia CWS 37
    M. Sano MIN 37
    M. Trout LAA 36
    L. Morrison TB 35
  • Earned Run Average
    E. Santana MIN 1.80
    D. Keuchel HOU 1.81
    C. Sale BOS 2.34
    D. Holland CWS 2.37
    J. Vargas KC 2.39
  • Wins
    D. Keuchel HOU 8
    E. Santana MIN 7
    J. Vargas KC 6
    M. Pineda NYY 6
    L. McCullers Jr. HOU 6
  • Saves
    K. Giles HOU 14
    B. Kintzler MIN 13
    C. Kimbrel BOS 13
    A. Colome TB 13
    C. Allen CLE 13
  • Batting Average
    J. Turner LAD .379
    R. Zimmerman WAS .365
    Z. Cozart CIN .350
    M. Kemp ATL .344
    F. Freeman ATL .341
  • Home Runs
    B. Harper WAS 15
    S. Schebler CIN 15
    F. Freeman ATL 14
    J. Lamb ARI 14
    (8) Players 13
  • Runs Batted In
    C. Blackmon COL 45
    M. Reynolds COL 43
    J. Lamb ARI 43
    A. Duvall CIN 43
    B. Harper WAS 41
  • Earned Run Average
    M. Leake STL 1.91
    C. Kershaw LAD 2.37
    M. Scherzer WAS 2.77
    I. Nova PIT 2.83
    G. Gonzalez WAS 2.90
  • Wins
    C. Kershaw LAD 7
    A. Senzatela COL 7
    Z. Greinke ARI 6
    S. Strasburg WAS 6
    A. Wood LAD 6
  • Saves
    G. Holland COL 19
    F. Rodney ARI 13
    S. Oh STL 11
    J. Johnson ATL 10
    (3) Players 10
  • Saturday, May 27
    NY Yankees 3, Oakland 2, F Toronto 3, Texas 1, F Chicago White Sox 3, Detroit 0, F
    Minnesota 5, Tampa Bay 3, F Boston 6, Seattle 0, F Philadelphia 4, Cincinnati 3, F
    Washington 3, San Diego 0, F Kansas City 5, Cleveland 2, F LA Angels 5, Miami 2, F
    Milwaukee 6, Arizona 1, F Detroit 4, Chicago White Sox 3, F Houston 5, Baltimore 2, F
    LA Dodgers 5, Chicago Cubs 0, F Pittsburgh 5, NY Mets 4, F St. Louis 3, Colorado 0, F
    San Francisco 6, Atlanta 3, F
  • Sunday, May 28
    NY Yankees 9, Oakland 5, F Texas 3, Toronto 1, F Cleveland 10, Kansas City 1, F
    Miami 9, LA Angels 2, F Seattle 5, Boston 0, F Cincinnati 8, Philadelphia 4, F
    San Diego 5, Washington 3, F Chicago White Sox 7, Detroit 3, F Houston 8, Baltimore 4, F
    Milwaukee 9, Arizona 5, F Tampa Bay 8, Minnesota 6, F Colorado 8, St. Louis 4, F
    San Francisco 7, Atlanta 1, F LA Dodgers 9, Chicago Cubs 4, F NY Mets 7, Pittsburgh 2, F
  • Today, May 29
    NY Yankees @ Baltimore Boston @ Chicago White Sox Houston @ Minnesota
    LA Dodgers @ St. Louis Seattle @ Colorado Arizona @ Pittsburgh
    Washington @ San Francisco Oakland @ Cleveland Milwaukee @ NY Mets
    Chicago Cubs @ San Diego Cincinnati @ Toronto Philadelphia @ Miami
    Detroit @ Kansas City Tampa Bay @ Texas Atlanta @ LA Angels
  • Tuesday, May 30
    Oakland @ Cleveland NY Yankees @ Baltimore Arizona @ Pittsburgh
    LA Dodgers @ St. Louis Cincinnati @ Toronto Seattle @ Colorado
    Philadelphia @ Miami Milwaukee @ NY Mets Tampa Bay @ Texas
    Boston @ Chicago White Sox Houston @ Minnesota Detroit @ Kansas City
    Atlanta @ LA Angels Chicago Cubs @ San Diego Washington @ San Francisco
  • Wednesday, May 31
    Arizona @ Pittsburgh Cincinnati @ Toronto Philadelphia @ Miami
    Houston @ Minnesota Chicago Cubs @ San Diego Oakland @ Cleveland
    NY Yankees @ Baltimore Milwaukee @ NY Mets Tampa Bay @ Texas
    Boston @ Chicago White Sox Detroit @ Kansas City LA Dodgers @ St. Louis
    Atlanta @ LA Angels Colorado @ Seattle Washington @ San Francisco
  • Thursday, June 1
    Oakland @ Cleveland Milwaukee @ NY Mets LA Dodgers @ St. Louis
    Colorado @ Seattle Boston @ Baltimore NY Yankees @ Toronto
    Arizona @ Miami Minnesota @ LA Angels
  • Friday, June 2
    St. Louis @ Chicago Cubs Boston @ Baltimore San Francisco @ Philadelphia
    NY Yankees @ Toronto Atlanta @ Cincinnati Chicago White Sox @ Detroit
    Arizona @ Miami Pittsburgh @ NY Mets Houston @ Texas
    LA Dodgers @ Milwaukee Cleveland @ Kansas City Washington @ Oakland
    Minnesota @ LA Angels Colorado @ San Diego Tampa Bay @ Seattle
  • Saturday, June 3
    NY Yankees @ Toronto Cleveland @ Kansas City St. Louis @ Chicago Cubs
    Washington @ Oakland San Francisco @ Philadelphia Atlanta @ Cincinnati
    Chicago White Sox @ Detroit Arizona @ Miami LA Dodgers @ Milwaukee
    Colorado @ San Diego Boston @ Baltimore Pittsburgh @ NY Mets
    Houston @ Texas Minnesota @ LA Angels Tampa Bay @ Seattle
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May 28

Twins-Houston series preview

Houston (35-16) has the best record in the majors and leads the AL West by 10 games. The Astros have won four in a row and five of six.
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May 28

Dozier delivers with eighth-inning homer as Twins beat Rays 5-3

After the Twins came up empty with runners in scoring position, Brian Dozier connected by going the opposite way.
Twins
May 28

Gibson gets another chance vs. Rays; Sano's 'mental break' lasts second day

The Twins are short of starting pitching, so they are sticking with their least effective pitcher at least one more start.
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May 28

Twins-Tampa Bay Saturday game recap

A quick look at Saturday's game.
Twins
May 27

Twins take note of Adalberto Mejia shaking off catcher

The team would like the rookie lefthander to have more faith in the signs he's receiving.
Twins
May 27

MLB Insider: Teams learn to make the most of their 25-man roster

The Twins have turned to a four-man bench for now.
Twins
May 27
Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier, right, and shortstop Ehir...

Dozier is the hero on Saturday

His two-run homer set up the Twins victory over Tampa Bay
Twins
May 27

Mejia still adjusting to major league hitters

The Twins lefthander lasted just five innings on Saturday as he tried to tame the Rays lineup
Twins
May 27
Minnesota Twins pinch runner Byron Buxton, left, races past Tampa Bay...

Twins postgame: Mauer, Dozier, Buxton after win over Rays

Some notes following the Twins' 5-2 win over the Rays that improved their home record to 12-14 this season
Twins
May 27

Buxton, Sano, Polanco not in lineup against Rays

The Twins lost 5-2 on Friday as their record at home fell to 11-14. Now they will try to even the series with Adalberto Mejia on the mound
Twins
May 27

Archer on target as Rays end Twins' winning streak at four

The Tampa Bay righthander struck out 11, using his showcase slider to devastating effect.
Twins
May 27

Twins-Tampa Bay Friday game recap

A quick look at Friday's game.
Twins
May 27

Twins pitching prospect Nick Burdi to have Tommy John surgery

The righthander will have his season shortened by injury for the second year in a row.
Twins
May 26

Reusse: Twins' international signings have paid off, Nishioka notwithstanding

Their heralded 2009 international signings of Miguel Sano, Max Kepler and Jorge Polanco now make up the core of the team.
Twins
May 26

Santiago tries different approach against Rays

The lefthander pitched from the stretch the entire game, rather than use the full windup.
Final, 5/28 R H E
Tampa Bay 27-26 8 18 3
Minnesota 26-20 6 13 2