The Twins' Max Kepler hit a two-run single to right field off White Sox pitcher Jace Fry during the fifth inning

Twins work out of early hole, pound White Sox with more homers

The Twins trailed by three, but wound up routing the White Sox 11-4 and in the process ran their season home run total to 101, becoming the second MLB team to reach at least 100 homers in 50 games.

Cruz has 'good day' but not quite ready to return to Twins

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Nelson Cruz (23) and Eddie Rosario celebrated after scoring on C.J. Cron's RBI double against the Astros in Houston.
Nelson Cruz, batting .270 with seven homers and 22 RBI, hasn't played since May 14 because of a left wrist strain.

Reusse: Twins vs. White Sox brings memories of Holtzman: 'The Dean'

May 24
Reusse: Twins vs. White Sox brings memories of Holtzman: 'The Dean'
The White Sox are the only team that has been in the same grouping -- league or division -- with Twins since they arrived in Minnesota in 1961.
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The Twins' Max Kepler hit a two-run single to right field off White Sox pitcher Jace Fry during the fifth inning

Kepler gets to rest sore knee as Twins take on White Sox

Kyle Gibson goes for his fifth win of the season as the Twins look for their 10th victory in their last 11 games
Twins
May 25
Twins pitcher Jose Berrios

Berrios rebounds after rough second inning

Backed by three more home runs from the offense, Twins righthander Jose Berrios on Friday won his seventh game of the season
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May 24

Friday's Twins-Chicago game recap

A look back at Friday night's game.
Twins
May 24
Joe Mauer retired after last season, and with his salary off the books the Twins have compiled powerful pieces to the lineup.

Souhan: Mauer is Twins' 2019 MVP - Most Valuable Pensioner

Joe Mauer's retirement - and money off the books - is not the only key development in the Twins' emergence as one of baseball's best teams, but it might be the most important.

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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Minnesota 34 16 .680 0 16-8 18-8 9-1
    Cleveland 26 24 .520 8 15-12 11-12 5-5
    Chicago White Sox 23 27 .460 11 11-13 12-14 4-6
    Detroit 19 29 .396 14 9-17 10-12 1-9
    Kansas City 17 32 .347 16.5 10-15 7-17 3-7
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    NY Yankees 32 17 .653 0 17-10 15-7 9-1
    Tampa Bay 29 19 .604 2.5 13-11 16-8 5-5
    Boston 27 24 .529 6 13-10 14-14 5-5
    Toronto 20 31 .392 13 9-17 11-14 3-7
    Baltimore 15 36 .294 18 6-19 9-17 1-9
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 34 18 .654 0 19-6 15-12 7-3
    Texas 25 23 .521 7 17-8 8-15 8-2
    Oakland 26 25 .510 7.5 15-10 11-15 7-3
    LA Angels 22 28 .440 11 13-14 9-14 3-7
    Seattle 23 30 .434 11.5 10-14 13-16 3-7
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago Cubs 29 20 .592 0 17-9 12-11 4-6
    Milwaukee 29 23 .558 1.5 17-10 12-13 5-5
    Pittsburgh 25 23 .521 3.5 10-12 15-11 5-5
    St. Louis 25 25 .500 4.5 15-11 10-14 3-7
    Cincinnati 23 27 .460 6.5 12-11 11-16 5-5
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Philadelphia 30 21 .588 0 18-10 12-11 6-4
    Atlanta 29 23 .558 1.5 14-12 15-11 8-2
    NY Mets 24 26 .480 5.5 13-9 11-17 4-6
    Washington 20 31 .392 10 11-14 9-17 4-6
    Miami 16 32 .333 12.5 9-17 7-15 6-4
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Dodgers 33 18 .647 0 19-6 14-12 7-3
    San Diego 27 24 .529 6 14-14 13-10 5-5
    Arizona 26 25 .510 7 11-13 15-12 4-6
    Colorado 23 26 .469 9 10-11 13-15 5-5
    San Francisco 21 29 .420 11.5 10-16 11-13 4-6
  • Batting Average
    J. Polanco MIN .339
    T. Anderson CWS .337
    J. Reddick HOU .329
    M. Brantley HOU .328
    E. Andrus TEX .325
  • Home Runs
    G. Springer HOU 17
    E. Rosario MIN 15
    G. Sanchez NYY 15
    J. Gallo TEX 15
    A. Bregman HOU 15
  • Runs Batted In
    G. Springer HOU 43
    E. Rosario MIN 42
    J. Abreu CWS 41
    A. Mondesi KC 40
    D. Santana SEA 39
  • Earned Run Average
    T. Glasnow TB 1.86
    J. Verlander HOU 2.24
    J. Odorizzi MIN 2.38
    F. Montas OAK 2.40
    D. German NYY 2.60
  • Wins
    D. German NYY 9
    J. Verlander HOU 8
    M. Perez MIN 7
    J. Berrios MIN 7
    (6) Players 6
  • Saves
    S. Greene DET 16
    B. Hand CLE 13
    A. Chapman NYY 13
    R. Osuna HOU 13
    K. Giles TOR 10
  • Batting Average
    C. Bellinger LAD .389
    J. Bell PIT .337
    J. McNeil NYM .333
    A. Rendon WAS .326
    C. Yelich MIL .325
  • Home Runs
    C. Yelich MIL 20
    C. Bellinger LAD 18
    P. Alonso NYM 17
    J. Bell PIT 16
    F. Reyes SD 15
  • Runs Batted In
    J. Bell PIT 47
    C. Bellinger LAD 46
    M. Ozuna STL 45
    C. Yelich MIL 42
    R. Hoskins PHI 39
  • Earned Run Average
    H. Ryu LAD 1.52
    C. Paddack SD 1.93
    C. Smith MIA 2.38
    L. Castillo CIN 2.38
    Z. Davies MIL 2.43
  • Wins
    M. Fried ATL 7
    Z. Greinke ARI 6
    B. Woodruff MIL 6
    H. Ryu LAD 6
    (9) Players 5
  • Saves
    K. Yates SD 20
    K. Jansen LAD 14
    F. Vazquez PIT 13
    W. Smith SF 12
    (2) Players 12
  • Thursday, May 23
    NY Mets 6, Washington 4, F NY Yankees 6, Baltimore 5, F Pittsburgh 14, Colorado 6, F
    Boston 8, Toronto 2, F Miami 5, Detroit 2, F Philadelphia 9, Chicago Cubs 7, F
    Atlanta 5, San Francisco 4, F Minnesota 16, LA Angels 7, F Tampa Bay 7, Cleveland 2, F
    Chicago White Sox 4, Houston 0, F
  • Friday, May 24
    Cincinnati 6, Chicago Cubs 5, F LA Dodgers 10, Pittsburgh 2, F Washington 12, Miami 10, F
    San Diego 6, Toronto 3, F Cleveland 3, Tampa Bay 1, F Detroit 9, NY Mets 8, F
    Houston 4, Boston 3, F Philadelphia 6, Milwaukee 4, F Minnesota 11, Chicago White Sox 4, F
    NY Yankees @ Kansas City Atlanta 5, St. Louis 2, F Colorado 8, Baltimore 6, F
    Texas 4, LA Angels 3, F Oakland 6, Seattle 2, F Arizona 18, San Francisco 2, F
  • Today, May 25
    Chicago White Sox @ Minnesota NY Yankees @ Kansas City Cincinnati @ Chicago Cubs
    San Diego @ Toronto Arizona @ San Francisco Miami @ Washington
    Seattle @ Oakland Tampa Bay @ Cleveland Philadelphia @ Milwaukee
    Detroit @ NY Mets Boston @ Houston LA Dodgers @ Pittsburgh
    Atlanta @ St. Louis NY Yankees @ Kansas City Baltimore @ Colorado
    Texas @ LA Angels
  • Sunday, May 26
    San Diego @ Toronto Tampa Bay @ Cleveland Detroit @ NY Mets
    LA Dodgers @ Pittsburgh Miami @ Washington Boston @ Houston
    Philadelphia @ Milwaukee Chicago White Sox @ Minnesota NY Yankees @ Kansas City
    Cincinnati @ Chicago Cubs Baltimore @ Colorado Arizona @ San Francisco
    Texas @ LA Angels Seattle @ Oakland Atlanta @ St. Louis
  • Monday, May 27
    Detroit @ Baltimore San Diego @ NY Yankees Miami @ Washington
    Pittsburgh @ Cincinnati Toronto @ Tampa Bay Kansas City @ Chicago White Sox
    Chicago Cubs @ Houston Arizona @ Colorado Cleveland @ Boston
    LA Angels @ Oakland Pittsburgh @ Cincinnati Milwaukee @ Minnesota
    NY Mets @ LA Dodgers Texas @ Seattle
  • Tuesday, May 28
    San Diego @ NY Yankees Pittsburgh @ Cincinnati Detroit @ Baltimore
    St. Louis @ Philadelphia Cleveland @ Boston San Francisco @ Miami
    Toronto @ Tampa Bay Washington @ Atlanta Kansas City @ Chicago White Sox
    Chicago Cubs @ Houston Milwaukee @ Minnesota Arizona @ Colorado
    LA Angels @ Oakland NY Mets @ LA Dodgers Texas @ Seattle
  • Wednesday, May 29
    Pittsburgh @ Cincinnati San Diego @ NY Yankees LA Angels @ Oakland
    Texas @ Seattle Cleveland @ Boston Detroit @ Baltimore
    St. Louis @ Philadelphia San Francisco @ Miami Toronto @ Tampa Bay
    Washington @ Atlanta Kansas City @ Chicago White Sox Chicago Cubs @ Houston
    Arizona @ Colorado NY Mets @ LA Dodgers
  • Thursday, May 30
    St. Louis @ Philadelphia San Francisco @ Miami Arizona @ Colorado
    Boston @ NY Yankees Milwaukee @ Pittsburgh Minnesota @ Tampa Bay
    Kansas City @ Texas Cleveland @ Chicago White Sox NY Mets @ LA Dodgers
    LA Angels @ Seattle
Twins
May 24
Jonathan Schoop follows the path of his three-run home run against the Los Angeles Angels during the second inning

Homer happy: Twins go deep eight times in rout over Angels to end road trip

Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop each homered twice to lead Thursday's attack, which completed a 6-1 road trip for the Twins. Minnesota has 98 home runs on the season, an MLB best.
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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May 23
Eddie Rosario scored past Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy on a sacrifice fly ball from Luis Arraez during the second inning

Rosario's 'good read' steals a run with alert baserunning

A signature Eddie Rosario moment in Thursday's 16-7 Twins victory over the Angels came on a ball that traveled maybe 150 feet.
Twins
May 23

Hartman: Schoop proving to be smart acquisition for Twins

Jonathan Schoop has bounced back from his tough 2018 with a strong 2019 for the Twins.
Twins
May 23

Series preview: Twins vs. White Sox

Friday's game is the first of 19 meetings between the teams this season. Chicago is 23-26 and 10 games behind the Twins in the AL Central.
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
May 23

Thursday's Twins-Angels game recap

A look back at Thursday's game.
Twins
May 23
The Minnesota Twins' C.J. Cron (24) is congratulated in the dugout after hitting a solo home run in the third inning against the Los Angeles Angels at

Cron: We're hunting our pitches

Twins first baseman C.J. Cron, who had five hits Thursday, says his teammates are doing a good job of finding good pitches and hitting them hard.
Twins
May 23
Perez starts, Arraez at DH as Twins go for sweep against Angels

Perez starts, Arraez at DH as Twins go for sweep against Angels

Today's game is a makeup of Wednesday night's washout, where the field at Angel Stadium was too wet to play.
Twins
May 23
Trevor Hildenberger

Hildenberger's struggles continuing after demotion to miniors

In his first two appearances as Class AAA Roichester, the righthander surrendered seven runs in three innings.
Twins
May 23

Twins' Cruz still testing his sore left wrist

The Twins will wait until Nelson Cruz has his left wrist examined again Friday afternoon before making any decisions about his status.
Twins
May 23
Umpire crew chief Gary Cederstrom conducted a phone conversation as the Angel Stadium grounds crew used tarps, squeegees, small pumps and aeration mac

'We probably could have played': Rainout leaves Twins, Angels grumbling

The decision not to play as scheduled, which under MLB rules belongs to the home team, angered Twins and Angels players, who had been counting on a day off Thursday.
Twins
May 23
Luis Arraez

Arraez emerges as Twins folk hero, but will he get to Target Field?

Rookie infielder Luis Arriaz is with the team on a temporary basis, a weeklong vacation from his Triple-A team while Nelson Cruz's sore wrist heals.
Twins
May 22
Wet field conditions in Anaheim postpone Twins game until Thursday

Wet field conditions in Anaheim postpone Twins game until Thursday

The rain passed by the scheduled first pitch, but the flooded field caused the game to be moved until 3 p.m. Thursday.
Twins
May 22
Luis Arraez celebrated his first major league home run with Twins third base coach Tony Diaz on Tuesday.

Twins offense explodes, 8-3 win over Angels boosts division lead to 6 1/2 games

The Twins tied the game at 3 by scoring three run on three pitches and them blew it open with an inning that left the Angels distracted and defeated.
Twins
May 22
Arraez: Excited to hit first home run

Arraez: Excited to hit first home run

Twins rookie Luis Arraez says he was excited to homer Tuesday, but he was also happy that he guessed right about the pitch.
Twins
May 22
For all the positions Marwin Gonzalez has played for the Twins, he found a new one next to his name Tuesday: Designated hitter.

Twins add a new position to Gonzalez's résumé

Marwin Gonzalez had sat out the past two games because of general soreness after serving, more or less, as the everyday third baseman during Miguel Sano's absence.
Twins
May 22
The Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout grimaces in pain after fouling a pitch off his ankle during a third-inning at-bat against Minnesota Twins pitcher M

Pineda: Changed approach to Trout

Twins righthander Michael Pineda says after Mike Trout homered against him Tuesday, he tried something different — and struck out the Angels' star.
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Chicago White Sox 23-27
Minnesota 34-16