Mass of mistakes contribute to another Twins loss

Mass of mistakes contribute to another Twins loss

A baserunning blunder, a bobbled relay throw and a three-run homer that let Detroit tie the game and helped the Tigers gain a three-game sweep over the Twins.

Souhan: Twins' path to the cellar is paved with bad trades

5:58am
Souhan: Twins' path to the cellar is paved with bad trades
During GM Terry Ryan's best years, he would turn players he didn't want into good players and prospects. Since 2008, he and former GM Bill Smith have turned valuable players into less valuable players.

Reusse: Twins problems? Just hitting, fielding, pitching, baserunning and managing

May 1
Reusse: Twins problems? Just hitting, fielding, pitching, baserunning and managing
Almost everyone in the Twins dugout so far has been a failure, also rendering some of what was written during spring training as embarrassing.
Sports
6:18am
Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano, left, tries to extend a dou...

SaNOOO video: 'He's out by 10 feet!' (and other Twins disasters)

Watch Miguel Sano's game-ending blunder and other plays that contributed to the Twins loss to Detroit on Sunday
Twins
5:56am

Sano: Not much to say, I made a mistake

Twins outfielder Miguel Sano owns up to his poor baserunning choice Sunday after being thrown out at third base to end the game.
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Polls
5:46am

Poll: What has been the Twins biggest problem so far this season?

Vikings
5:35am

Rand: Twins, Wild, Vikings armed for varying degrees of success

Three thoughts from the weekend about three local pro teams at much different points of existence:
Twins
May 1

Defeat hurts more than most for Twins' Nolasco

If the Tigers' Nick Castellanos had swung and missed at the pitch he hit for a three-run homer in the sixth inning, it would have gone down as more evidence of Nolasco's resurgence.

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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago White Sox 18 8 .692 0 6-3 12-5 8-2
    Detroit 14 10 .583 3 5-6 9-4 6-4
    Kansas City 13 11 .542 4 8-3 5-8 4-6
    Cleveland 10 12 .455 6 3-5 7-7 4-6
    Minnesota 7 18 .280 10.5 6-8 1-10 3-7
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Boston 15 10 .600 0 8-7 7-3 8-2
    Baltimore 14 10 .583 0.5 9-3 5-7 4-6
    Toronto 12 14 .462 3.5 5-7 7-7 4-6
    Tampa Bay 11 13 .458 3.5 8-8 3-5 5-5
    NY Yankees 8 15 .348 6 5-7 3-8 3-7
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Texas 14 11 .560 0 10-5 4-6 5-5
    Seattle 13 11 .542 0.5 5-7 8-4 7-3
    Oakland 13 13 .500 1.5 5-8 8-5 4-6
    LA Angels 12 13 .480 2 6-6 6-7 6-4
    Houston 8 17 .320 6 4-6 4-11 3-7
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago Cubs 17 6 .739 0 7-3 10-3 7-3
    Pittsburgh 15 10 .600 3 7-4 8-6 8-2
    St. Louis 12 13 .480 6 5-7 7-6 4-6
    Cincinnati 10 15 .400 8 8-5 2-10 2-8
    Milwaukee 9 15 .375 8.5 6-8 3-7 3-7
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 17 7 .708 0 8-4 9-3 6-4
    NY Mets 15 8 .652 1.5 7-5 8-3 8-2
    Philadelphia 15 10 .600 2.5 8-5 7-5 9-1
    Miami 12 12 .500 5 2-7 10-5 7-3
    Atlanta 6 18 .250 11 1-12 5-6 2-8
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Colorado 12 12 .500 0 4-8 8-4 4-6
    LA Dodgers 13 13 .500 0 5-8 8-5 3-7
    San Francisco 13 13 .500 0 8-6 5-7 6-4
    Arizona 12 15 .444 1.5 5-12 7-3 3-7
    San Diego 9 16 .360 3.5 4-8 5-8 3-7
  • Batting Average
    T. Milone MIN 1.000
    E. Nunez MIN .373
    J. Mauer MIN .337
    T. Plouffe MIN .302
    D. Santana MIN .297
  • Home Runs
    B. Park MIN 6
    B. Dozier MIN 3
    O. Arcia MIN 3
    M. Sano MIN 3
    E. Rosario MIN 3
  • Runs Batted In
    M. Sano MIN 11
    B. Dozier MIN 10
    O. Arcia MIN 9
    B. Park MIN 9
    (2) Players 8
  • Earned Run Average
    F. Abad MIN 0.00
    T. Rogers MIN 0.00
    R. O'Rourke MIN 1.29
    M. Tonkin MIN 1.50
    T. Duffey MIN 1.74
  • Wins
    K. Jepsen MIN 2
    R. Nolasco MIN 1
    P. Hughes MIN 1
    C. Fien MIN 1
    (2) Players 1
  • Strikeouts
    R. Nolasco MIN 28
    T. May MIN 23
    P. Hughes MIN 21
    E. Santana MIN 18
    T. Milone MIN 17
  • Batting Average
    N. Castellanos DET .361
    V. Martinez DET .350
    M. Machado BAL .350
    L. Forsythe TB .337
    J. Mauer MIN .337
  • Home Runs
    J. Donaldson TOR 9
    R. Cano SEA 8
    C. Rasmus HOU 7
    C. Davis BAL 7
    (4) Players 7
  • Runs Batted In
    R. Cano SEA 24
    J. Donaldson TOR 21
    C. Rasmus HOU 20
    D. Ortiz BOS 19
    M. Trumbo BAL 19
  • Earned Run Average
    J. Zimmermann DET 0.55
    S. Wright BOS 1.37
    F. Hernandez SEA 1.38
    J. Quintana CWS 1.47
    C. Sale CWS 1.66
  • Wins
    C. Sale CWS 6
    J. Zimmermann DET 5
    R. Porcello BOS 5
    M. Latos CWS 4
    (3) Players 4
  • Saves
    R. Madson OAK 8
    W. Davis KC 8
    D. Robertson CWS 8
    C. Kimbrel BOS 8
    S. Tolleson TEX 8
  • Batting Average
    M. Prado MIA .410
    A. Diaz STL .405
    D. Murphy WAS .365
    D. Fowler CHC .350
    R. Braun MIL .349
  • Home Runs
    N. Arenado COL 11
    T. Story COL 10
    N. Walker NYM 9
    B. Harper WAS 9
    (2) Players 8
  • Runs Batted In
    N. Arenado COL 25
    A. Rizzo CHC 24
    B. Harper WAS 24
    Y. Cespedes NYM 23
    H. Pence SF 22
  • Earned Run Average
    J. Hammel CHC 0.75
    J. Arrieta CHC 1.00
    K. Maeda LAD 1.41
    G. Gonzalez WAS 1.42
    V. Velasquez PHI 1.44
  • Wins
    J. Arrieta CHC 5
    J. Cueto SF 4
    S. Strasburg WAS 4
    C. Martinez STL 4
    V. Velasquez PHI 4
  • Saves
  • Saturday, April 30
    Detroit 4, Minnesota 1, F Washington 6, St. Louis 1, F Atlanta @ Chicago Cubs
    NY Mets 6, San Francisco 5, F Oakland 2, Houston 0, F Tampa Bay 4, Toronto 3, F
    Chicago White Sox 8, Baltimore 7, F Philadelphia 4, Cleveland 3, F Pittsburgh 5, Cincinnati 1, F
    Boston 8, NY Yankees 0, F Miami 7, Milwaukee 5, F Texas 7, LA Angels 2, F
    Colorado 5, Arizona 2, F San Diego 5, LA Dodgers 2, F Seattle 6, Kansas City 0, F
  • Sunday, May 1
    San Francisco 6, NY Mets 1, F Toronto 5, Tampa Bay 1, F Chicago White Sox 7, Baltimore 1, F
    Cincinnati 6, Pittsburgh 5, F Milwaukee 14, Miami 5, F Detroit 6, Minnesota 5, F
    Washington 6, St. Louis 1, F Atlanta 4, Chicago Cubs 3, F Philadelphia 2, Cleveland 1, F
    LA Angels 9, Texas 6, F Houston 2, Oakland 1, F Colorado 6, Arizona 3, F
    LA Dodgers 1, San Diego 0, F Kansas City 4, Seattle 1, F Boston 8, NY Yankees 7, F
  • Today, May 2
    Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh Texas @ Toronto San Francisco @ Cincinnati
    Atlanta @ NY Mets LA Angels @ Milwaukee Minnesota @ Houston
    Washington @ Kansas City Philadelphia @ St. Louis Seattle @ Oakland
    Colorado @ San Diego
  • Tuesday, May 3
    Detroit @ Cleveland NY Yankees @ Baltimore Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh
    Texas @ Toronto San Francisco @ Cincinnati Arizona @ Miami
    Atlanta @ NY Mets LA Dodgers @ Tampa Bay Boston @ Chicago White Sox
    Minnesota @ Houston LA Angels @ Milwaukee Washington @ Kansas City
    Philadelphia @ St. Louis Seattle @ Oakland Colorado @ San Diego
  • Wednesday, May 4
    San Francisco @ Cincinnati Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh Atlanta @ NY Mets
    LA Angels @ Milwaukee Washington @ Kansas City Seattle @ Oakland
    Colorado @ San Diego Detroit @ Cleveland NY Yankees @ Baltimore
    Texas @ Toronto Arizona @ Miami LA Dodgers @ Tampa Bay
    Boston @ Chicago White Sox Minnesota @ Houston Philadelphia @ St. Louis
  • Thursday, May 5
    Philadelphia @ St. Louis Detroit @ Cleveland NY Yankees @ Baltimore
    Texas @ Toronto Milwaukee @ Cincinnati Arizona @ Miami
    Washington @ Chicago Cubs Boston @ Chicago White Sox Seattle @ Houston
    NY Mets @ San Diego Colorado @ San Francisco
  • Friday, May 6
    Washington @ Chicago Cubs Oakland @ Baltimore Boston @ NY Yankees
    LA Dodgers @ Toronto Milwaukee @ Cincinnati Kansas City @ Cleveland
    Texas @ Detroit Philadelphia @ Miami Arizona @ Atlanta
    Minnesota @ Chicago White Sox Seattle @ Houston Pittsburgh @ St. Louis
    Tampa Bay @ LA Angels Colorado @ San Francisco NY Mets @ San Diego
  • Saturday, May 7
    Boston @ NY Yankees LA Dodgers @ Toronto Texas @ Detroit
    Pittsburgh @ St. Louis Washington @ Chicago Cubs Colorado @ San Francisco
    Kansas City @ Cleveland Oakland @ Baltimore Arizona @ Atlanta
    Minnesota @ Chicago White Sox Milwaukee @ Cincinnati Seattle @ Houston
    Philadelphia @ Miami NY Mets @ San Diego Tampa Bay @ LA Angels
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Twins
May 1

Gallery: Detroit 6, Twins 5

The Twins lost 6-5 to the Detroit Tigers at Target Field on Sunday, their fourth loss in a row. Five of the Tigers' runs scored with two outs.
Twins
May 1

Twins-Detroit game recap

Tigers DH Victor Martinez had four hits in five at-bats, including a double and a home run, scored three runs and drove in two.
Twins
May 1

Twins-Houston series preview

The Twins are 1-10 on the road, their worst road start in franchise history, and the worst by an American League team since the 2006 Royals lost their first 12 road games.
Twins
May 1

Nolasco: If I make that pitch, we win

Twins righthander Ricky Nolasco says Sunday's loss "is on me," for giving up a three-run homer to Nick Castellanos that tied the score.
Twins
May 1

Postgame: It's called May Day, appropriate for the Twins' season

The Twins' 6-5 loss on Sunday, a game full of missed chances and squandered opportunities, was one of the more painful losses thus far.
Twins
May 1

Tigers haven't scored a run for Pelfrey all year; Twins hope to extend streak

Today's matchup at Target Field pits a pair of less-than-successful Twins free-agent pitchers.
Twins
April 30
Joe Mauer singled.

Souhan: Mauer, minus the home runs, is looking like his old self

Joe Mauer will never return to his form of 2009, when he hit home runs and won an MVP award. But he could still contend for a batting title.
Twins
April 30

One month down, nine games out: Twins have an uphill climb from here

The Twins blew the blueprint and made April a month of misery. They are 7-17 after the season's first month. The four other AL Central teams all have a winning record.
Twins
April 30

Handed early lead, Zimmermann shuts down reeling Twins

Three-run homer in Tigers first is plenty against a team hard-pressed to build rallies.
Twins
April 30

Twins notes: Duffey gives up long ball but is otherwise effective

Twins righthander Tyler Duffey gave up three runs in the first inning Saturday afternoon, but only one was earned, because of Eduardo Nunez's error.
Twins
April 30

MLB Insider: Pitcher/position player imbalance has changed the game

A pitcher/position player imbalance has changed the way managers manage.
Twins
April 30

Saturday's Twins-Cleveland game recap

A look back at Saturday afternoon's game.
Sports
April 30

Reusse: Gophers' Big Three overwhelmed by pro counterparts more than ever

A case can be made that Gophers football, men's basketball and men's hockey have not had simultaneously this second-class status in Twin Cities sports market.
Twins
April 30

Twins hitters: Statistically speaking

Numbers to know.
Twins
April 30

Central intelligence

A weekly look around the AL Central
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Minnesota 7-18
Houston 8-17