Worst Twins ever: Loss No. 103 sets team record

Worst Twins ever: Loss No. 103 sets team record

The 2016 Twins are the least successful team that Minnesota has ever witnessed in 56 seasons of Major League Baseball. A meek defeat in Chicago sealed that mark.

Suzuki expects he's moving on after three years with Twins

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Suzuki expects he's moving on after three years with Twins
As it turned out, the Twins' Sept. 23 loss to Seattle in Target Field was probably Kurt Suzuki's farewell to Minnesota.

Postgame: Emotions of the moment derail another Duffey start

September 30
Postgame: Emotions of the moment derail another Duffey start
Anderson's backpedaling after a home run annoyed the Twins, but back-to-back doubles quickly made the situation worse.
Twins
7:58am
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Tyler Duffey delivers against the Cle...

Duffey: This is how my season went, too

Twins righthander Tyler Duffey said his short start Friday was a lot like his season: some good moments, but ultimately frustrating.
Twins
September 30

Twins-White Sox game recap

GAME RECAPIMPACT PLAYERCarlos Rodon, White SoxThe lefthander tied the AL record by striking out the first seven batters he faced while his teammates built a…
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September 30
Minnesota Twins left fielder Robbie Grossman, right, cannot make the p...

In Chicago, Duffey is Twins' last hope for 10-game winner

Rain is in the forecast, but Twins and White Sox would like to avoid a Saturday doubleheader.
Twins
September 30
Minnesota Twins' Byron Buxton

Youth comes through for Twins in 7-6 victory over Royals

A team-record 103rd loss was held off after a ninth-inning rally vs. Kansas City.
Twins
September 30

Kennys Vargas needs more than just power to win a job

Vargas said he understands the crowd at first base for the Twins, but he is optimistic he will be given a shot next year.

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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 92 67 .579 0 53-28 39-39 6-4
    Detroit 86 73 .541 6 45-35 41-38 7-3
    Kansas City 81 79 .506 11.5 47-32 34-47 4-6
    Chicago White Sox 78 82 .488 14.5 45-34 33-48 6-4
    Minnesota 57 103 .356 35.5 30-51 27-52 2-8
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Boston 93 67 .581 0 47-32 46-35 7-3
    Baltimore 88 72 .550 5 50-31 38-41 6-4
    Toronto 87 73 .544 6 46-35 41-38 5-5
    NY Yankees 83 77 .519 10 47-32 36-45 5-5
    Tampa Bay 66 94 .413 27 36-45 30-49 2-8
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Texas 95 65 .594 0 53-26 42-39 7-3
    Seattle 86 74 .538 9 44-35 42-39 7-3
    Houston 83 77 .519 12 43-38 40-39 4-6
    LA Angels 73 87 .456 22 39-40 34-47 8-2
    Oakland 67 93 .419 28 34-47 33-46 1-9
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago Cubs 102 57 .642 0 57-24 45-33 7-2
    St. Louis 85 76 .528 18 37-43 48-33 5-5
    Pittsburgh 78 82 .488 24.5 38-42 40-40 2-7
    Milwaukee 71 89 .444 31.5 41-40 30-49 3-7
    Cincinnati 67 93 .419 35.5 37-42 30-51 4-6
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 93 67 .581 0 48-31 45-36 5-5
    NY Mets 87 74 .540 6.5 44-37 43-37 7-3
    Miami 79 80 .497 13.5 40-40 39-40 5-5
    Philadelphia 70 91 .435 23.5 36-44 34-47 2-8
    Atlanta 66 93 .415 26.5 29-50 37-43 8-2
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Dodgers 91 69 .569 0 53-28 38-41 6-4
    San Francisco 85 75 .531 6 43-36 42-39 6-4
    Colorado 75 85 .469 16 42-37 33-48 3-7
    San Diego 68 92 .425 23 39-42 29-50 5-5
    Arizona 67 93 .419 24 31-48 36-45 4-6
  • Batting Average
    T. Milone MIN 1.000
    J. Berrios MIN 1.000
    H. Santiago MIN .333
    J. Polanco MIN .283
    R. Grossman MIN .281
  • Home Runs
    B. Dozier MIN 42
    M. Sano MIN 24
    M. Kepler MIN 17
    T. Plouffe MIN 12
    B. Park MIN 12
  • Runs Batted In
    B. Dozier MIN 99
    M. Sano MIN 63
    M. Kepler MIN 63
    J. Mauer MIN 49
    K. Suzuki MIN 49
  • Earned Run Average
    E. Escobar MIN 0.00
    B. Kintzler MIN 3.27
    E. Santana MIN 3.38
    R. Pressly MIN 3.70
    R. O'Rourke MIN 3.80
  • Wins
    H. Santiago MIN 12
    T. Duffey MIN 9
    E. Santana MIN 7
    R. Pressly MIN 6
    K. Gibson MIN 6
  • Strikeouts
    E. Santana MIN 149
    H. Santiago MIN 138
    T. Duffey MIN 114
    K. Gibson MIN 104
    M. Tonkin MIN 80
  • Batting Average
    J. Altuve HOU .337
    D. Pedroia BOS .322
    M. Betts BOS .319
    D. Ortiz BOS .316
    M. Trout LAA .316
  • Home Runs
    M. Trumbo BAL 47
    E. Encarnacion TOR 42
    N. Cruz SEA 42
    B. Dozier MIN 42
    K. Davis OAK 41
  • Runs Batted In
    D. Ortiz BOS 127
    E. Encarnacion TOR 127
    A. Pujols LAA 119
    M. Betts BOS 113
    H. Ramirez BOS 110
  • Earned Run Average
    M. Fulmer DET 3.06
    A. Sanchez TOR 3.06
    M. Tanaka NYY 3.07
    J. Verlander DET 3.10
    C. Kluber CLE 3.14
  • Wins
    R. Porcello BOS 22
    J. Happ TOR 20
    C. Kluber CLE 18
    D. Price BOS 17
    C. Sale CWS 17
  • Saves
    Z. Britton BAL 47
    F. Rodriguez DET 44
    S. Dyson TEX 38
    D. Robertson CWS 37
    A. Colome TB 36
  • Batting Average
    D. LeMahieu COL .348
    D. Murphy WAS .347
    J. Votto CIN .324
    C. Blackmon COL .322
    J. Segura ARI .319
  • Home Runs
    N. Arenado COL 41
    C. Carter MIL 40
    K. Bryant CHC 39
    M. Kemp ATL 35
    (3) Players 33
  • Runs Batted In
    N. Arenado COL 133
    M. Kemp ATL 108
    A. Rizzo CHC 108
    D. Murphy WAS 104
    A. Duvall CIN 103
  • Earned Run Average
    K. Hendricks CHC 1.99
    J. Lester CHC 2.28
    N. Syndergaard NYM 2.60
    M. Bumgarner SF 2.74
    J. Cueto SF 2.79
  • Wins
    J. Lester CHC 19
    M. Scherzer WAS 19
    J. Cueto SF 18
    J. Arrieta CHC 18
    (4) Players 16
  • Saves
    J. Familia NYM 50
    K. Jansen LAD 47
    M. Melancon WAS 45
    A. Ramos MIA 40
    J. Gomez PHI 37
  • Thursday, September 29
    Washington 5, Arizona 3, F Cleveland 0, Detroit 0, Postponed NY Yankees 5, Boston 1, F
    Chicago Cubs 1, Pittsburgh 1, F Baltimore 4, Toronto 0, F Atlanta 5, Philadelphia 2, F
    Minnesota 7, Kansas City 6, F St. Louis 4, Cincinnati 3, F Tampa Bay 5, Chicago White Sox 3, F
    LA Dodgers 9, San Diego 4, F Seattle 3, Oakland 2, F San Francisco 7, Colorado 2, F
  • Friday, September 30
    Baltimore 8, NY Yankees 1, F NY Mets 5, Philadelphia 1, F Miami 7, Washington 4, F
    Boston 5, Toronto 3, F Chicago Cubs 7, Cincinnati 3, F Detroit 6, Atlanta 2, F
    Texas 3, Tampa Bay 1, F Chicago White Sox 7, Minnesota 3, F Colorado 4, Milwaukee 1, F
    Cleveland 7, Kansas City 2, F St. Louis 7, Pittsburgh 0, F Arizona 5, San Diego 3, F
    LA Angels 7, Houston 1, F Seattle 5, Oakland 1, F San Francisco 9, LA Dodgers 3, F
  • Today, October 1
    NY Mets 5, Philadelphia 3, Bottom 9th Pittsburgh 3, St. Louis 3, Bottom 8th Baltimore @ NY Yankees
    LA Dodgers @ San Francisco Miami @ Washington Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati
    Cleveland @ Kansas City Detroit @ Atlanta Toronto @ Boston
    Minnesota @ Chicago White Sox Tampa Bay @ Texas San Diego @ Arizona
    Milwaukee @ Colorado Houston @ LA Angels Oakland @ Seattle
  • Sunday, October 2
    Toronto @ Boston Houston @ LA Angels Baltimore @ NY Yankees
    NY Mets @ Philadelphia LA Dodgers @ San Francisco Tampa Bay @ Texas
    Miami @ Washington San Diego @ Arizona Detroit @ Atlanta
    Minnesota @ Chicago White Sox Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Milwaukee @ Colorado
    Oakland @ Seattle Cleveland @ Kansas City Pittsburgh @ St. Louis
  • Monday, October 3
  • Tuesday, October 4
    TBD @ TBD
  • Wednesday, October 5
    TBD @ TBD
  • Thursday, October 6
    TBD @ Texas TBD @ TBD
Twins minor-league report: Game updates, stats and more
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Here's where you can get daily box scores for the Twins' minor league teams, player statistics and links to all of the squads from Triple-A to the rookie league
Twins
September 29

Tying team mark for losses, Twins finally score more than once in an inning

Not since the 1942 Philadelphia Phillies went 109 innings without a multiple-run inning had any major league team suffered through such a lengthy offensive drought.
Twins
September 29

Buxton: I knew I'd get a curveball

Twins rookie Byron Buxton says he knew he'd get a curve from Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera in the ninth, "so I just didn't want to miss it."
Twins
September 29
Minnesota Twins left fielder Logan Schafer climbs the wall after a fly...

Slumping Dozier out of Twins' lineup for first time since May 24

Minnesota tries to avoid franchise-record 103rd loss and another sweep in Kansas City.
Twins
September 29

Dozier is a pretty good thief, too

While Brian Dozier continues his pursuit of Rogers Hornsby's home-run record for second basemen, he's pulled alongside a few other legendary names with his remarkable season in stolen base success as well.
Twins
September 29

Wednesday's Twins-Kansas City game recap

The Twins were a strike away from keeping the score tied when the Royals' Kendrys Morales slugged a long fly ball that landed three feet fair for a tie-breaking double.
Twins
September 28
Minnesota Twins' Kennys Vargas, left, is congratulated by Miguel Sano...

Postgame: Vargas ended Twins' streak of futility with two-run homer

Kennys Vargas didn't realize he had broken up a streak of historic proportions. He was busy trying not to do too much.
Twins
September 28

Santana: Winning "has become difficult"

Twins righthander Ervin Santana says the team "is doing our best to win games, but it's become difficult," after loss No. 102 of the season on Wednesday.
Twins
September 28

No surprise: Santana on the mound for his final Twins start this season

Ervin Santana insisted on making his final start of the 2016 season tonight, even after being given the option of shutting down a week early.
Twins
September 28

Twins offensive slump continues in 11-inning loss to Kansas City

The Twins haven't scored more than one run in an inning in two weeks and moved within one loss of tying their single-season record for losses.
Sports
September 28

Twins president uses expletive to describe team at environmental meeting

Comparing environmental successes to on-the-field failures, Twins president Dave St. Peter used an expletive when he cited 'the thing we screwed up' to a group at the University of Minnesota.
Twins
September 28
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios throws in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.

Berrios: Surprised to be removed in fifth inning

Twins righthander Jose Berrios says he was surprised to be removed with Twins leading in the fifth inning Tuesday, but "you have to respect" manager's decision.
Twins
September 28

Derek Falvey part of 'first-class' operation with Indians

Falvey, who is expected to be formally named to his new post sometime in the next week, will try to bring that level of success to Minnesota, where the Twins are headed toward a new franchise record for futility.
Twins
September 28

Twins-Kansas City game recap

Speedy Royals rookie Raul Mondesi drew a leadoff walk in the 11th, stole second, took third on a bunt, and scored the winning run easily on a routine sacrifice fly.
Twins
September 27

Postgame: Dozier now leads the majors in stolen-base percentage

No-strikeout game is a rarity for Berrios; Mondesi pulls off critical delayed steal in 11th.
Twins
September 27

Twins arrive in K.C. just in time to see defending champs eliminated

A Royals loss or Orioles win would end KC's postseason hopes, while Molitor just tries to keep his last-place team engaged.
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Minnesota 57-103
Chicago White Sox 78-82