Five-run fourth inning backs up Berrios as Twins shut out Arizona

Five-run fourth inning backs up Berrios as Twins shut out Arizona

Jose Berrios pitched seven shutout innings to improve to 7-1 at home this season.

Melville, not Gonsalves, will pitch for Twins in Monday's doubleheader

August 19
Melville, not Gonsalves, will pitch for Twins in Monday's doubleheader
Tim Melville, a 2008 fourth-round pick of the Royals, will be called up from Class AAA Rochester in time to pitch one the games, with fellow righthander Dillon Gee starting the other.

Sano exits Saturday's game with sore left shin, will undergo tests

August 19
Sano exits Saturday's game with sore left shin, will undergo tests
The slugger had to leave the game in the fourth inning when he could not run to first base at full speed
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August 19

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August 19

Berrios gets over first inning blues

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August 19

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August 19

Baseball observations and predictions

Three observations and two predictions.

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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 68 53 .562 0 31-27 37-26 8-2
    Minnesota 62 59 .512 6 30-35 32-24 7-3
    Kansas City 61 61 .500 7.5 32-29 29-32 4-6
    Detroit 53 69 .434 15.5 29-30 24-39 2-8
    Chicago White Sox 46 74 .383 21.5 25-31 21-43 4-6
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Boston 70 52 .574 0 39-22 31-30 7-3
    NY Yankees 66 56 .541 4 35-22 31-34 6-4
    Baltimore 60 63 .488 10.5 36-24 24-39 4-6
    Tampa Bay 60 65 .480 11.5 31-32 29-33 2-8
    Toronto 59 64 .480 11.5 34-29 25-35 6-4
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 76 47 .618 0 36-26 40-21 5-5
    LA Angels 63 60 .512 13 33-26 30-34 8-2
    Seattle 63 61 .508 13.5 34-32 29-29 5-5
    Texas 61 61 .500 14.5 35-28 26-33 8-2
    Oakland 53 70 .431 23 34-31 19-39 3-7
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago Cubs 65 57 .533 0 33-28 32-29 6-4
    Milwaukee 64 60 .516 2 35-30 29-30 5-5
    St. Louis 63 60 .512 2.5 35-27 28-33 6-4
    Pittsburgh 59 64 .480 6.5 33-28 26-36 3-7
    Cincinnati 53 71 .427 13 29-31 24-40 6-4
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 73 48 .603 0 35-25 38-23 7-3
    Miami 59 62 .488 14 32-29 27-33 6-4
    Atlanta 54 67 .446 19 26-32 28-35 3-7
    NY Mets 54 67 .446 19 27-35 27-32 4-6
    Philadelphia 44 77 .364 29 24-31 20-46 2-8
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Dodgers 87 34 .719 0 51-14 36-20 8-2
    Colorado 68 55 .553 20 38-24 30-31 4-6
    Arizona 67 56 .545 21 39-23 28-33 3-7
    San Diego 55 68 .447 33 33-29 22-39 5-5
    San Francisco 50 75 .400 39 29-33 21-42 5-5
  • Batting Average
    J. Altuve HOU .364
    J. Segura SEA .317
    E. Hosmer KC .313
    D. Gregorius NYY .312
    A. Garcia CWS .309
  • Home Runs
    A. Judge NYY 37
    M. Moustakas KC 35
    J. Gallo TEX 35
    K. Davis OAK 33
    J. Smoak TOR 33
  • Runs Batted In
    N. Cruz SEA 100
    J. Upton DET 88
    K. Davis OAK 86
    J. Schoop BAL 86
    N. Mazara TEX 83
  • Earned Run Average
    C. Sale BOS 2.62
    C. Kluber CLE 2.67
    M. Stroman TOR 2.99
    L. Severino NYY 3.18
    D. Pomeranz BOS 3.31
  • Wins
    J. Vargas KC 14
    C. Sale BOS 14
    E. Santana MIN 13
    C. Carrasco CLE 12
    (5) Players 12
  • Saves
    A. Colome TB 35
    R. Osuna TOR 32
    C. Kimbrel BOS 29
    B. Kintzler MIN 28
    E. Diaz SEA 27
  • Batting Average
    J. Turner LAD .344
    C. Blackmon COL .337
    B. Harper WAS .326
    D. Murphy WAS .325
    P. Goldschmidt ARI .319
  • Home Runs
    G. Stanton MIA 44
    C. Bellinger LAD 34
    J. Votto CIN 32
    R. Zimmerman WAS 29
    (5) Players 29
  • Runs Batted In
    N. Arenado COL 105
    P. Goldschmidt ARI 96
    G. Stanton MIA 94
    J. Lamb ARI 94
    M. Ozuna MIA 92
  • Earned Run Average
    C. Kershaw LAD 2.04
    M. Scherzer WAS 2.25
    G. Gonzalez WAS 2.49
    L. Lynn STL 3.05
    Z. Greinke ARI 3.16
  • Wins
    C. Kershaw LAD 15
    Z. Greinke ARI 14
    Z. Davies MIL 14
    A. Wood LAD 14
    (2) Players 13
  • Saves
    G. Holland COL 35
    K. Jansen LAD 33
    F. Rodney ARI 27
    W. Davis CHC 26
    C. Knebel MIL 25
  • Friday, August 18
    Chicago Cubs 7, Toronto 4, F Baltimore 9, LA Angels 7, F St. Louis 11, Pittsburgh 10, F
    Boston 9, NY Yankees 6, F LA Dodgers 8, Detroit 5, F Miami 3, NY Mets 1, F
    Seattle 7, Tampa Bay 1, F Cincinnati 5, Atlanta 3, F Chicago White Sox 4, Texas 3, F
    Houston 3, Oakland 1, F Minnesota 10, Arizona 3, F Cleveland 10, Kansas City 1, F
    Colorado 8, Milwaukee 4, F Washington 7, San Diego 1, F San Francisco 10, Philadelphia 2, F
  • Saturday, August 19
    Chicago Cubs 4, Toronto 3, F LA Dodgers 3, Detroit 0, F Pittsburgh 6, St. Louis 4, F
    Seattle 7, Tampa Bay 6, F LA Angels 5, Baltimore 1, F Cincinnati 11, Atlanta 8, F
    NY Yankees 4, Boston 3, F Houston 3, Oakland 0, F Minnesota 5, Arizona 0, F
    NY Mets 8, Miami 1, F Cleveland 5, Kansas City 0, F Texas 17, Chicago White Sox 7, F
    Milwaukee 6, Colorado 3, F San Diego 3, Washington 1, F Philadelphia 12, San Francisco 9, F
  • Today, August 20
    LA Dodgers @ Detroit Miami @ NY Mets Seattle @ Tampa Bay
    Cincinnati @ Atlanta LA Angels @ Baltimore NY Yankees @ Boston
    Oakland @ Houston Arizona @ Minnesota Cleveland @ Kansas City
    Toronto @ Chicago Cubs Chicago White Sox @ Texas Milwaukee @ Colorado
    Philadelphia @ San Francisco Washington @ San Diego St. Louis @ Pittsburgh
  • Monday, August 21
    Minnesota @ Chicago White Sox Oakland @ Baltimore LA Dodgers @ Pittsburgh
    Boston @ Cleveland Arizona @ NY Mets Seattle @ Atlanta
    Minnesota @ Chicago White Sox Texas @ LA Angels Milwaukee @ San Francisco
  • Tuesday, August 22
    Miami @ Philadelphia Oakland @ Baltimore LA Dodgers @ Pittsburgh
    Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Boston @ Cleveland NY Yankees @ Detroit
    Arizona @ NY Mets Toronto @ Tampa Bay Seattle @ Atlanta
    Miami @ Philadelphia Minnesota @ Chicago White Sox Washington @ Houston
    Colorado @ Kansas City San Diego @ St. Louis Texas @ LA Angels
    Milwaukee @ San Francisco
  • Wednesday, August 23
    Oakland @ Baltimore Milwaukee @ San Francisco Miami @ Philadelphia
    LA Dodgers @ Pittsburgh Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Boston @ Cleveland
    NY Yankees @ Detroit Arizona @ NY Mets Toronto @ Tampa Bay
    Seattle @ Atlanta Minnesota @ Chicago White Sox Washington @ Houston
    Colorado @ Kansas City San Diego @ St. Louis Texas @ LA Angels
  • Thursday, August 24
    Arizona @ NY Mets Miami @ Philadelphia NY Yankees @ Detroit
    Toronto @ Tampa Bay Colorado @ Kansas City LA Dodgers @ Pittsburgh
    Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Boston @ Cleveland San Diego @ St. Louis
    Minnesota @ Chicago White Sox Washington @ Houston Texas @ LA Angels
  • Friday, August 25
    Seattle @ NY Yankees Chicago Cubs @ Philadelphia NY Mets @ Washington
    Minnesota @ Toronto Baltimore @ Boston Pittsburgh @ Cincinnati
    Kansas City @ Cleveland San Diego @ Miami Colorado @ Atlanta
    Detroit @ Chicago White Sox Tampa Bay @ St. Louis San Francisco @ Arizona
    Texas @ Oakland Houston @ LA Angels Milwaukee @ LA Dodgers
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August 19
Minnesota Twins pitcher Dillon Gee throws in relief in the fifth innin...

Twins to start Gee, Melville in Monday's doubleheader at Chicago

The Twins will face former foe Zack Greinke on Saturday as they try to win the second game of this three game series at Target Field.
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August 19
Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton (25) slid safely into home...

Buxton's blitz around the bases sparks Twins' six-home run attack

Byron Buxton's blazing inside-the-park home run was one of his three hits and six Twins home runs Friday night against the Diamondbacks.
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August 19
Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton (25) celebrated his inside...

How fast is the Twins' Byron Buxton? See for yourself, kids

Buxton's inside-the-park home run was the fastest recorded trip around the bases since MLB started keeping track.
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August 19
Minnesota Twins catcher Mitch Garver (43) adjusted his gloves during b...

Garver's call up to Twins alters wife's travel plans

Mitch Garver's wife was set to fly from the Twin Cities to Rochester, N.Y., this weekend. Instead, she's still here and watching her husband in the big leagues.
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August 19

Reusse: Gardy returns to Target Field as happy, healthy Arizona bench coach

Following prostate cancer surgery in April, former Twins manager Ron Gardenhire is with the Diamondbacks as a bench coach. It's the perfect weekend for Arizona to be here for a visit.
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August 19

Friday's Twins-Diamondbacks game recap

A look back at Friday's game.
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August 19
Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton (25) celebrated with playe...

Buxton: I put my head down and ran

Twins outfielder Byron Buxton says when he saw his fly ball bounce away from Arizona center fielder A.J. Pollock on Friday, "I just put my head down and ran," all the way to an inside-the-park home run.
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August 19
Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano (22) hit a solo home run in...

Postgame: Twins say they could see Sano's breakout game coming

Trevor Hildenberger needed only two pitches to help extricate the Twins from a dangerous seventh-inning jam.
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August 18

Gardenhire: I'm healthy and enjoying coaching

Arizona bench coach Ron Gardenhire, back in uniform at Target Field for the first time since being fired as Twins manager in 2014, says he's put cancer behind him and is enjoying his new job.
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August 18

Garver not in Twins lineup, but ready to make MLB debut

Paul Molitor said he won't be afraid to use the rookie catcher at first base or in the outfield.
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August 18

Garver: Call-up to Twins an incredible thrill

Twins rookie Mitch Garver says "my parents were thrilled, my wife was in tears" after he was summoned to the major leagues Thursday night.
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August 18

Reusse: Altercation on Twins team bus in '67 included gun

There were reports in Minneapolis newspapers on a 'fracas' between Oliva, Uhlaender and Boswell. Tony O. was asked about it on Friday, and gave some details.
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August 18
Minnesota Twins catcher prospect Mitch Garver (43) threw the ball back...

Twins call up Garver to replace injured Grossman

In 88 games for the Class AAA Red Wings, Mitch Garver batted .291 with 17 home runs and 29 doubles. He can also play the outfield.
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August 18

Grossman breaks thumb; college coach says Garver promoted

Robbie Grossman collided with Byron Buxton Thursday and fractured his thumb in the process; Mitch Garver is a power-hitting catcher who can also play the outfield.
Final, 8/19 R H E
Arizona 67-56 0 2 1
Minnesota 62-59 5 9 0