Twins win as Berrios keeps Astros in check

Twins win as Berrios keeps Astros in check

Rookie earns his first win with eight strikeouts.

Santana prepares to come off DL, start vs. White Sox on Saturday

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Santana prepares to come off DL, start vs. White Sox on Saturday
Righthander Ervin Santana could return from the disabled list to start that night, provided his simulated game on Tuesday goes well.

Postgame: Murphy tossed for 'disrespecting' umpire

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Postgame: Murphy tossed for 'disrespecting' umpire
The Twins backup catcher was ejected for the first time in his career on Monday.
Twins
1:03am

Berrios savors first major league victory

The Twins broke a four-game losing streak on Monday while beating Houston.
Twins
1:03am

Gallery: Twins 6, Houston 2

The Twins held off Houston 6-2 at Minute Maid Park on Monday night, ending a four-game losing streak.
Twins minor-league report: Game updates, stats and more
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Twins
12:07am

Monday's Twins-Houston game recap

Twins designated hitter Byung Ho Park went 2-for-3, with a two-run triple that helped put the game away.
Twins
May 2

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.
Twins
May 2

Twins-Astros: Keuchel not sharp, but he doesn't lose at home

The Twins open a six-game road trip tonight when they face the Astros at Minute Maid Park.

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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 12 .520 4.5 8-4 5-8 3-7
    Cleveland 10 12 .455 6 3-5 7-7 4-6
    Minnesota 8 18 .308 10 6-8 2-10 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
    Tampa Bay 11 13 .458 3.5 8-8 3-5 5-5
    Toronto 12 15 .444 4 5-8 7-7 4-6
    NY Yankees 8 15 .348 6 5-7 3-8 3-7
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Texas 15 11 .577 0 10-5 5-6 5-5
    Seattle 14 11 .560 0.5 5-7 9-4 7-3
    Oakland 13 14 .481 2.5 5-9 8-5 3-7
    LA Angels 12 14 .462 3 6-6 6-8 5-5
    Houston 8 18 .308 7 4-7 4-11 3-7
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago Cubs 18 6 .750 0 7-3 11-3 7-3
    Pittsburgh 15 11 .577 4 7-5 8-6 7-3
    St. Louis 13 13 .500 6 6-7 7-6 5-5
    Milwaukee 10 15 .400 8.5 7-8 3-7 3-7
    Cincinnati 10 16 .385 9 8-6 2-10 2-8
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 18 7 .720 0 8-4 10-3 7-3
    NY Mets 16 8 .667 1.5 8-5 8-3 9-1
    Philadelphia 15 11 .577 3.5 8-5 7-6 8-2
    Miami 12 12 .500 5.5 2-7 10-5 7-3
    Atlanta 6 19 .240 12 1-12 5-7 2-8
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    San Francisco 14 13 .519 0 8-6 6-7 7-3
    LA Dodgers 13 13 .500 0.5 5-8 8-5 3-7
    Colorado 12 13 .480 1 4-8 8-5 4-6
    Arizona 12 15 .444 2 5-12 7-3 3-7
    San Diego 10 16 .385 3.5 5-8 5-8 4-6
  • Batting Average
    T. Milone MIN 1.000
    E. Nunez MIN .371
    J. Mauer MIN .326
    T. Plouffe MIN .302
    D. Santana MIN .262
  • 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. Park MIN 11
    E. Nunez MIN 10
    B. Dozier MIN 10
    O. Arcia MIN 9
  • 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
    (3) Players 1
  • Strikeouts
    R. Nolasco MIN 28
    T. May MIN 23
    P. Hughes MIN 21
    E. Santana MIN 18
    (2) Players 17
  • Batting Average
    N. Castellanos DET .361
    V. Martinez DET .350
    M. Machado BAL .350
    L. Forsythe TB .337
    E. Hosmer KC .337
  • Home Runs
    J. Donaldson TOR 9
    R. Cano SEA 8
    C. Rasmus HOU 7
    C. Davis BAL 7
    (4) Players 7
  • 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
    S. Tolleson TEX 9
    R. Madson OAK 8
    W. Davis KC 8
    D. Robertson CWS 8
    C. Kimbrel BOS 8
  • Batting Average
    M. Prado MIA .410
    A. Diaz STL .403
    D. Murphy WAS .382
    R. Braun MIL .372
    D. Fowler CHC .357
  • Home Runs
    N. Arenado COL 11
    T. Story COL 10
    N. Walker NYM 9
    B. Harper WAS 9
    (3) Players 8
  • Runs Batted In
    A. Rizzo CHC 25
    N. Arenado COL 25
    Y. Cespedes NYM 25
    B. Harper WAS 24
    H. Pence SF 22
  • Earned Run Average
    J. Arrieta CHC 1.00
    G. Gonzalez WAS 1.15
    J. Hammel CHC 1.24
    K. Maeda LAD 1.41
    V. Velasquez PHI 1.44
  • Wins
    J. Arrieta CHC 5
    J. Hammel CHC 4
    J. Cueto SF 4
    S. Strasburg WAS 4
    (3) Players 4
  • Saves
    J. Papelbon WAS 9
    K. Jansen LAD 9
    J. Gomez PHI 8
    J. Familia NYM 8
    (2) Players 7
  • 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
  • Monday, May 2
    Chicago Cubs 7, Pittsburgh 2, F Texas 2, Toronto 1, F San Francisco 9, Cincinnati 6, F
    NY Mets 4, Atlanta 1, F Milwaukee 8, LA Angels 5, F Minnesota 6, Houston 2, F
    Washington 2, Kansas City 0, F St. Louis 10, Philadelphia 3, F Seattle 4, Oakland 3, F
    San Diego 2, Colorado 1, F
  • Today, 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
  • Sunday, May 8
    LA Dodgers @ Toronto Milwaukee @ Cincinnati Kansas City @ Cleveland
    Texas @ Detroit Philadelphia @ Miami Arizona @ Atlanta
    Oakland @ Baltimore Minnesota @ Chicago White Sox Seattle @ Houston
    Pittsburgh @ St. Louis Washington @ Chicago Cubs Tampa Bay @ LA Angels
    Colorado @ San Francisco NY Mets @ San Diego Boston @ NY Yankees
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Twins
May 2

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.
Sports
May 2
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
May 2

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.
Polls
May 2

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

Vikings
May 2

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.
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.
Sports
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.
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.
Final, 5/2 R H E
Minnesota 8-18 6 8 0
Houston 8-18 2 5 0