Miguel Sano, left, and Byron Buxton were the future of Twins baseball just a few seasons ago, but their ongoing struggles have the organization concer

Scoggins: Young Twins' struggles leave organization at a crossroads

Those who gazed into the Twins future and saw up-and-coming stars have received another blunt reminder that baseball development cannot be scripted or predicted with ironclad certainty.

Major league pitchers of today ditch full windup for simpler approach

June 18
Two-time Cy Young winner Max Scherzer of the Nationals still executes a full windup with nobody on base, but more pitchers are going without.
Pitchers these days prefer simplicity of motion.

Twins' Dozier knows he's emerged from previous slumps

June 18
An epic slump like the one that has engulfed the Twins' Brian Dozier for nearly two months might seem like a real-life horror movie to a lot of player
In his past 50 games, Dozier is batting .191, and his on-base percentage is .272.
Twins
June 18
Eduardo Nunez has played 53 of his 63 games at second base.

Twins-Boston series preview

The Twins have lost the season series with the Red Sox in 10 of the past 11 years, including going 2-5 last year.
Twins
June 18
Eduardo Escobar drove in the Twins’ lone run Sunday at Cleveland with a first-inning double. Two more doubles would follow.

Three doubles add to Escobar's MLB-leading totals

By becoming the first Twins player with a three-double game since Robbie Grossman in 2016, Eduardo Escobar reached 30 doubles for the season, easily the most in baseball.
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June 18

Doubling down: Escobar leads American League in doubles

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June 18
The Twins' Ehire Adrianza tossed his bat after striking out in the sixth inning against the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.

Wasted chances, Odorizzi's bad inning keep Twins from sweeping Cleveland

Their first-inning potency is impressive. It's the other eight innings that are keeping the Twins down.
Twins
June 17

Sunday's Twins-Cleveland game recap

Cleveland's Yan Gomes waited for a 3-2 fastball and got it, driving in three runs with a bases-loaded double in the third inning.

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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 38 33 .535 0 22-13 16-20 5-5
    Detroit 36 37 .493 3 23-17 13-20 7-3
    Minnesota 31 37 .456 5.5 17-17 14-20 5-5
    Chicago White Sox 24 47 .338 14 12-24 12-23 3-7
    Kansas City 22 50 .306 16.5 10-27 12-23 1-9
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    NY Yankees 47 22 .681 0 26-11 21-11 7-3
    Boston 49 24 .671 0 23-11 26-13 6-4
    Toronto 33 38 .465 15 19-19 14-19 7-3
    Tampa Bay 33 39 .458 15.5 15-16 18-23 5-5
    Baltimore 20 50 .286 27.5 11-23 9-27 1-9
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 49 25 .662 0 20-14 29-11 10-0
    Seattle 46 26 .639 2 25-14 21-12 7-3
    LA Angels 38 35 .521 10.5 17-19 21-16 3-7
    Oakland 36 36 .500 12 20-20 16-16 5-5
    Texas 30 44 .405 19 15-24 15-20 3-7
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago Cubs 40 28 .588 0 19-13 21-15 6-4
    Milwaukee 42 30 .583 0 21-14 21-16 5-5
    St. Louis 37 33 .529 4 21-18 16-15 4-6
    Pittsburgh 36 36 .500 6 21-16 15-20 5-5
    Cincinnati 26 45 .366 15.5 11-23 15-22 5-5
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Atlanta 42 29 .592 0 21-13 21-16 6-4
    Washington 38 32 .543 3.5 16-17 22-15 3-7
    Philadelphia 38 32 .543 3.5 23-12 15-20 6-4
    NY Mets 31 38 .449 10 13-21 18-17 4-6
    Miami 29 44 .397 14 14-21 15-23 6-4
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Arizona 40 32 .556 0 23-16 17-16 7-3
    LA Dodgers 37 33 .529 2 20-19 17-14 7-3
    San Francisco 35 38 .479 5.5 19-12 16-26 3-7
    Colorado 34 38 .472 6 11-20 23-18 2-8
    San Diego 34 40 .459 7 18-21 16-19 5-5
  • Batting Average
    J. Altuve HOU .342
    J. Segura SEA .340
    M. Betts BOS .340
    M. Trout LAA .332
    M. Brantley CLE .321
  • Home Runs
    M. Trout LAA 23
    J. Martinez BOS 22
    J. Ramirez CLE 21
    K. Davis OAK 20
    (4) Players 18
  • Runs Batted In
    J. Martinez BOS 55
    M. Haniger SEA 53
    M. Machado BAL 53
    K. Davis OAK 49
    (5) Players 47
  • Wins
    C. Kluber CLE 10
    L. Severino NYY 10
    J. Verlander HOU 9
    E. Rodriguez BOS 9
    (8) Players 8
  • Saves
    E. Diaz SEA 27
    C. Kimbrel BOS 22
    A. Chapman NYY 21
    S. Greene DET 19
    K. Kela TEX 16
  • Batting Average
    M. Kemp LAD .338
    F. Freeman ATL .337
    S. Gennett CIN .336
    N. Markakis ATL .327
    A. Almora Jr. CHC .325
  • Home Runs
    B. Harper WAS 19
    O. Albies ATL 16
    F. Freeman ATL 15
    P. Goldschmidt ARI 15
    (2) Players 15
  • Runs Batted In
    T. Story COL 54
    E. Suarez CIN 52
    F. Freeman ATL 49
    S. Gennett CIN 48
    (2) Players 46
  • Earned Run Average
    J. deGrom NYM 1.51
    M. Scherzer WAS 2.06
    M. Foltynewicz ATL 2.16
    J. Lester CHC 2.28
    A. Nola PHI 2.55
  • Wins
    M. Scherzer WAS 10
    J. Lester CHC 8
    A. Nola PHI 8
    C. Stratton SF 8
    (2) Players 8
  • Saves
    B. Hand SD 21
    W. Davis COL 20
    S. Doolittle WAS 18
    K. Jansen LAD 17
    (2) Players 16
  • Sunday, June 17
    Baltimore 10, Miami 4, F Toronto 8, Washington 6, F Cleveland 4, Minnesota 1, F
    Atlanta 4, San Diego 1, F Cincinnati 8, Pittsburgh 6, F Tampa Bay 3, NY Yankees 1, F
    Detroit 3, Chicago White Sox 1, F Philadelphia 10, Milwaukee 9, F Houston 7, Kansas City 4, F
    Texas 13, Colorado 12, F Oakland 6, LA Angels 5, F NY Mets 5, Arizona 3, F
    San Francisco 4, LA Dodgers 1, F Boston 9, Seattle 3, F St. Louis 5, Chicago Cubs 0, F
  • Monday, June 18
    Washington 5, NY Yankees 3, F Philadelphia 6, St. Louis 5, F Pittsburgh 1, Milwaukee 0, F
    NY Yankees 4, Washington 2, F Cleveland 6, Chicago White Sox 2, F LA Dodgers @ Chicago Cubs
    Houston 5, Tampa Bay 4, F Texas 6, Kansas City 3, F NY Mets 12, Colorado 2, F
    Arizona 7, LA Angels 4, F Miami 5, San Francisco 4, F
  • Today, June 19
    LA Dodgers @ Chicago Cubs Seattle @ NY Yankees St. Louis @ Philadelphia
    Milwaukee @ Pittsburgh Baltimore @ Washington Atlanta @ Toronto
    Detroit @ Cincinnati Chicago White Sox @ Cleveland LA Dodgers @ Chicago Cubs
    Tampa Bay @ Houston Boston @ Minnesota Texas @ Kansas City
    NY Mets @ Colorado Arizona @ LA Angels Oakland @ San Diego
    Miami @ San Francisco
  • Wednesday, June 20
    Detroit @ Cincinnati Atlanta @ Toronto St. Louis @ Philadelphia
    Chicago White Sox @ Cleveland LA Dodgers @ Chicago Cubs Oakland @ San Diego
    Miami @ San Francisco Seattle @ NY Yankees Milwaukee @ Pittsburgh
    Baltimore @ Washington Tampa Bay @ Houston Boston @ Minnesota
    Texas @ Kansas City NY Mets @ Colorado
  • Thursday, June 21
    Seattle @ NY Yankees Boston @ Minnesota NY Mets @ Colorado
    Arizona @ Pittsburgh Baltimore @ Washington Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati
    Oakland @ Chicago White Sox St. Louis @ Milwaukee Toronto @ LA Angels
    San Diego @ San Francisco
  • Friday, June 22
    Arizona @ Pittsburgh Philadelphia @ Washington Seattle @ Boston
    Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Detroit @ Cleveland LA Dodgers @ NY Mets
    NY Yankees @ Tampa Bay Baltimore @ Atlanta Oakland @ Chicago White Sox
    Kansas City @ Houston St. Louis @ Milwaukee Texas @ Minnesota
    Miami @ Colorado Toronto @ LA Angels San Diego @ San Francisco
  • Saturday, June 23
    Oakland @ Chicago White Sox Texas @ Minnesota Miami @ Colorado
    Arizona @ Pittsburgh San Diego @ San Francisco Philadelphia @ Washington
    Baltimore @ Atlanta Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati St. Louis @ Milwaukee
    NY Yankees @ Tampa Bay Detroit @ Cleveland Seattle @ Boston
    Kansas City @ Houston LA Dodgers @ NY Mets Toronto @ LA Angels
  • Sunday, June 24
    Seattle @ Boston Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Detroit @ Cleveland
    LA Dodgers @ NY Mets NY Yankees @ Tampa Bay Baltimore @ Atlanta
    Arizona @ Pittsburgh Oakland @ Chicago White Sox Kansas City @ Houston
    St. Louis @ Milwaukee Texas @ Minnesota Miami @ Colorado
    San Diego @ San Francisco Toronto @ LA Angels Philadelphia @ Washington
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June 17
The Twins' Ehire Adrianza was retired at second base by the Indians' Francisco Lindor, who fired to first to complete a double play in the ninth innin

Postgame: Baserunning mistake might have changed game, Molitor says

Joe Mauer hit his 34th career double at Progressive Field on Sunday, more than any visiting player.
Twins
June 17
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Sunday, June 17, 2018, i

Odorizzi: Last five starts have been tough

Twins righthander Jake Odorizzi says Sunday his command has been spotty, forcing him to pitch too fine over his last five starts.
Twins
June 17
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi throws during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Tuesday, June 12

Twins try to complete sweep of Indians with a Father's Day win

Joe Mauer is in the lineup for a third straight day; Indians send a rookie to the mound for second start against Minnesota.
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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June 17

BOXSCORE: Cleveland 4, Twins 1

Yan Gomes hit a three-run double for the first-place Indians.
Twins
June 16
Paul Molitor and the Twins don’t have much of a view of .500 in a season in which more was expected.

Were the Twins warning signs there from the beginning?

Michael Rand and Chris Hine weigh in on the week's hot sports topics.
Twins
June 16
Minnesota Twins' Eddie Rosario collected a solo home run off Adam Plutko in the eighth inning Saturday.

Rosario powers Twins to 9-3 victory over Cleveland

Eddie Rosario collected two singles, a double and a home run on Saturday
Twins
June 16
Byron Buxton

Twins send Buxton to Class AAA Rochester to get healthy and then some

The Twins will judge his rehab assignment — and decide when to bring him back to the majors — based on his hitting as much as his recovery from the toe injury.
Twins
June 16

Twins-Cleveland game recap

A look back at Saturday afternoon's game.
Twins
June 16
Minnesota Twins' Eduardo Escobar, left, celebrates with Eddie Rosario

Rosario: I'm comfortable playing Indians

Twins outfielder Eddie Rosario says he simply feels comfortable hitting against Cleveland, which may explain his .470 average against the Indians this year.
Twins
June 16

Postgame: Romero's downturn after strong start puzzles Twins

The Twins went down in order against a position player, extending their strange streak to nine straight outs against non-pitchers.
Twins
June 16

Reusse: Tale of two Twins shows baseball can throw a curve

As Miguel Sano and Randy Rosario have proven, you just never know what might happen next.
Twins
June 16

The 3-2 pitch

The 3-2 pitchThree observations …•Seattle entered the weekend a stunning 20 games over .500. And the Mariners are doing it with Dee Gordon injured,…
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June 16

Gameview: Follow today's Twins-Cleveland play-by-play here

Fernando Romero pitches for the Twins against the Indians' Carlos Carrasco.
Twins
June 16

Having beaten Kluber, Twins now have tough task of facing Carrasco

Joe Mauer will serve as designated hitter as Minnesota tries to win second straight in Cleveland.
Twins
June 16
Brian Dozier is congratulated by Logan Morrison after Dozier hit a two-run home run off Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber during the fourth inning

'Solid' Gibson outpitches Kluber, Twins earn 6-3 victory over Cleveland

Eddie Rosario and Brian Dozier hit home runs for a reawakened offense, and the Twins enjoyed their most heartening victory in a couple of weeks.
Final, 6/17 R H E
Minnesota 31-37 1 10 1
Cleveland 37-33 4 7 0