'All about Ervin': Santana pitches two-hit shutout for Twins over Baltimore

'All about Ervin': Santana pitches two-hit shutout for Twins over Baltimore

Just one Baltimore base runner reached third base Tuesday night against Ervin Santana, who led the Twins to a 2-0 victory over the Orioles.

Sano on what's ahead: 'More RBIs, more team wins. I can feel it.'

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Sano on what's ahead: 'More RBIs, more team wins. I can feel it.'
Miguel Sano's 37 RBI lead the American League, and he's quick to deflect the praise. "Everybody here is hitting really good," he said.

Puckett, already in Cooperstown, makes another hall of fame

May 23
Puckett, already in Cooperstown, makes another hall of fame
The California League, a well-regarded Class A league, announced Tuesday that former Twins great Kirby Puckett is part of its five-member class.
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On the leaderboard: Find the Twins among baseball's top performers

Unlike last season, when you had to dig deep to find a Twins player among most league leaders, players names are popping up near the top of the charts.
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Start chart: A look at Ervin Santana's excellent season

After 10 starts, Ervin Santana leads the American League with a 1.80 ERA. Here's a look at how he's done each time on the mound.
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May 23

Santana: Finish off Orioles hitters with sliders

Twins righthander Ervin Santana says he used his fastball to get ahead If hitters Tuesday, and his slider to finish the Orioles off during his second shutout of the season.
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May 23

Tuesday's Twins-Baltimore game recap

A look back at Tuesday night's game.
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May 23

Postgame: Buxton faked out by Jones' play in center field

Byron Buxton drove in the game-winning run on Tuesday, but he wasn't on base for long.
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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Minnesota 24 18 .571 0 11-13 13-5 6-4
    Cleveland 24 20 .545 1 8-10 16-10 6-4
    Detroit 21 23 .477 4 12-10 9-13 4-6
    Chicago White Sox 20 24 .455 5 8-8 12-16 4-6
    Kansas City 19 26 .422 6.5 12-11 7-15 5-5
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    NY Yankees 26 17 .605 0 14-7 12-10 5-5
    Baltimore 25 19 .568 1.5 15-6 10-13 3-7
    Boston 23 21 .523 3.5 13-9 10-12 5-5
    Tampa Bay 23 25 .479 5.5 14-13 9-12 5-5
    Toronto 20 26 .435 7.5 10-11 10-15 5-5
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 31 15 .674 0 16-9 15-6 6-4
    Texas 24 22 .522 7 16-8 8-14 8-2
    LA Angels 25 23 .521 7 15-8 10-15 7-3
    Oakland 20 25 .444 10.5 14-10 6-15 4-6
    Seattle 20 26 .435 11 13-9 7-17 3-7
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Milwaukee 25 20 .556 0 12-12 13-8 7-3
    St. Louis 22 20 .524 1.5 12-13 10-7 4-6
    Chicago Cubs 23 21 .523 1.5 12-11 11-10 6-4
    Cincinnati 21 24 .467 4 14-13 7-11 2-8
    Pittsburgh 20 26 .435 5.5 12-9 8-17 6-4
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 27 17 .614 0 13-7 14-10 5-5
    Atlanta 20 23 .465 6.5 10-10 10-13 7-3
    NY Mets 19 24 .442 7.5 11-13 8-11 3-7
    Miami 16 28 .364 11 6-14 10-14 3-7
    Philadelphia 15 28 .349 11.5 8-10 7-18 2-8
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Colorado 30 17 .638 0 13-10 17-7 7-3
    Arizona 28 19 .596 2 20-8 8-11 7-3
    LA Dodgers 27 19 .587 2.5 17-7 10-12 6-4
    San Francisco 20 27 .426 10 11-10 9-17 7-3
    San Diego 16 31 .340 14 9-14 7-17 2-8
  • Batting Average
    M. Trout LAA .342
    A. Garcia CWS .342
    J. Segura SEA .340
    C. Dickerson TB .337
    S. Castro NYY .335
  • Home Runs
    M. Trout LAA 15
    A. Judge NYY 15
    J. Gallo TEX 14
    K. Davis OAK 13
    Y. Alonso OAK 13
  • Runs Batted In
    N. Cruz SEA 37
    M. Sano MIN 37
    M. Trout LAA 35
    A. Garcia CWS 34
    (2) Players 32
  • Earned Run Average
    E. Santana MIN 1.80
    D. Keuchel HOU 1.84
    C. Sale BOS 2.19
    J. Vargas KC 2.30
    L. McCullers Jr. HOU 2.43
  • Wins
    E. Santana MIN 7
    D. Keuchel HOU 7
    C. Morton HOU 5
    J. Vargas KC 5
    (8) Players 5
  • Saves
    C. Allen CLE 13
    C. Kimbrel BOS 12
    K. Giles HOU 12
    B. Kintzler MIN 11
    A. Colome TB 11
  • Batting Average
    J. Turner LAD .379
    R. Zimmerman WAS .372
    B. Posey SF .361
    B. Harper WAS .346
    Z. Cozart CIN .343
  • Home Runs
    F. Freeman ATL 14
    B. Harper WAS 14
    R. Zimmerman WAS 13
    E. Thames MIL 13
    (2) Players 13
  • Runs Batted In
    C. Blackmon COL 40
    M. Reynolds COL 39
    J. Votto CIN 38
    R. Zimmerman WAS 38
    (2) Players 38
  • Earned Run Average
    C. Kershaw LAD 2.01
    M. Leake STL 2.03
    L. Lynn STL 2.53
    I. Nova PIT 2.63
    M. Wacha STL 2.74
  • Wins
    C. Kershaw LAD 7
    Z. Greinke ARI 6
    A. Senzatela COL 6
    J. Hellickson PHI 5
    (6) Players 5
  • Saves
    G. Holland COL 19
    F. Rodney ARI 11
    S. Oh STL 10
    T. Watson PIT 10
    (3) Players 9
  • Monday, May 22
    Minnesota 14, Baltimore 7, F NY Yankees 4, Kansas City 2, F Colorado 8, Philadelphia 1, F
    Cincinnati 5, Cleveland 1, F LA Angels 3, Tampa Bay 2, F Atlanta 5, Pittsburgh 2, F
    San Francisco 6, Chicago Cubs 4, F Houston 1, Detroit 0, F Arizona 5, Chicago White Sox 1, F
  • Tuesday, May 23
    Minnesota 2, Baltimore 0, F Chicago Cubs 4, San Francisco 1, F Kansas City 6, NY Yankees 2, F
    Colorado 8, Philadelphia 2, F Washington 10, Seattle 1, F Boston 11, Texas 6, F
    Cleveland 8, Cincinnati 7, F NY Mets 9, San Diego 3, F LA Angels 4, Tampa Bay 0, F
    Atlanta 6, Pittsburgh 5, F Toronto 4, Milwaukee 3, F Houston 6, Detroit 2, F
    Arizona 5, Chicago White Sox 4, F Miami 11, Oakland 9, F LA Dodgers 2, St. Louis 1, F
  • Today, May 24
    Minnesota @ Baltimore Toronto @ Milwaukee Miami @ Oakland
    Chicago White Sox @ Arizona Cincinnati @ Cleveland Kansas City @ NY Yankees
    Colorado @ Philadelphia Seattle @ Washington Texas @ Boston
    San Diego @ NY Mets LA Angels @ Tampa Bay Pittsburgh @ Atlanta
    San Francisco @ Chicago Cubs Detroit @ Houston St. Louis @ LA Dodgers
  • Thursday, May 25
    Pittsburgh @ Atlanta Kansas City @ NY Yankees Colorado @ Philadelphia
    LA Angels @ Tampa Bay San Francisco @ Chicago Cubs Seattle @ Washington
    Cincinnati @ Cleveland Texas @ Boston San Diego @ NY Mets
    Detroit @ Houston Arizona @ Milwaukee St. Louis @ LA Dodgers
  • Friday, May 26
    Detroit @ Chicago White Sox Oakland @ NY Yankees Cincinnati @ Philadelphia
    NY Mets @ Pittsburgh San Diego @ Washington Texas @ Toronto
    Seattle @ Boston Kansas City @ Cleveland LA Angels @ Miami
    Baltimore @ Houston Arizona @ Milwaukee Tampa Bay @ Minnesota
    Detroit @ Chicago White Sox St. Louis @ Colorado Chicago Cubs @ LA Dodgers
    Atlanta @ San Francisco
  • Saturday, May 27
    Oakland @ NY Yankees Texas @ Toronto Detroit @ Chicago White Sox
    Tampa Bay @ Minnesota Seattle @ Boston Cincinnati @ Philadelphia
    San Diego @ Washington Kansas City @ Cleveland LA Angels @ Miami
    Arizona @ Milwaukee Baltimore @ Houston Chicago Cubs @ LA Dodgers
    NY Mets @ Pittsburgh St. Louis @ Colorado Atlanta @ San Francisco
  • Sunday, May 28
    Oakland @ NY Yankees Texas @ Toronto Kansas City @ Cleveland
    LA Angels @ Miami Seattle @ Boston Cincinnati @ Philadelphia
    San Diego @ Washington Detroit @ Chicago White Sox Baltimore @ Houston
    Arizona @ Milwaukee Tampa Bay @ Minnesota St. Louis @ Colorado
    Atlanta @ San Francisco Chicago Cubs @ LA Dodgers NY Mets @ Pittsburgh
  • Monday, May 29
    NY Yankees @ Baltimore Boston @ Chicago White Sox Houston @ Minnesota
    LA Dodgers @ St. Louis Seattle @ Colorado Arizona @ Pittsburgh
    Washington @ San Francisco Oakland @ Cleveland Milwaukee @ NY Mets
    Chicago Cubs @ San Diego Cincinnati @ Toronto Philadelphia @ Miami
    Detroit @ Kansas City Tampa Bay @ Texas Atlanta @ LA Angels
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May 23
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Eddie Rosario had missed just one game all season when the Twins arrived in Baltimore for a three-game series. Now he's sitting out two games in a row.
Twins
May 23

Down 5-0 in second inning, Twins recover to smash Orioles 14-7

Jorge Polanco and Miguel Sano had four hits apiece, Joe Mauer had his first three-hit game since Aug. 16 and Kyle Gibson was the winning pitcher despite giving up six runs in five innings.
Twins
May 23

'Be safe out there.' Twins outfielders mindful of Buxton's speed

The Twins spend extra time practicing those in-between fly balls, striving for better communication and fewer collisions.
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Twins
May 23

Gibson: Tried not to let bad inning snowball

Twins righthander Kyle Gibson says he tried to stay focused Monday on not allowing Orioles' rally to snowball out of control.
Twins
May 23

Twins 14, Baltimore 7

The Twins overcame a 5-0 deficit after two innings to hammer the Orioles 14-7 at Camden Yards on Monday night.
Twins
May 23

Postgame: Mauer shocks with bunt single; Buxton misses miracle catch

There's a name you wouldn't expect to see on the list of 10 Twins players with the most bunt singles in team history.
Twins
May 22

Monday's Twins-Baltimore game recap

The Twins' Max Kepler drove in four runs, including a solo homer that helped the Twins rally from five runs down.
Twins
May 22

Gibson returns to Twins, faces Orioles and MLB-best home record

Phil Hughes has been placed on the disabled list because of inflammation in his right biceps.
Twins
May 22

Following a dismal April, it's been (the good) vintage Joe Mauer in May

While Joe Mauer's season numbers still don’t look great — .262 average, .695 OPS — his batting average has climbed 37 points already in May while his OPS has jumped 149 points.
Twins
May 22

After 40 games: Five Twins comparisons with the ugly 2016

We're not going to get too carried away with the Twins being in first place (by two percentage points) one-quarter of the way into this season. But still ...
Twins
May 22

Home run power, Mejia's pitching give Twins doubleheader split with Royals

Adalberto Mejia went seven solid innings in the nightcap after the Royals got to Phil Hughes, who is going on the disabled list, in the opener.
Twins
May 22

Shoulder weakness puts Hughes on disabled list; Gibson starts tonight in Baltimore

"It's very frustrating," said Hughes, 5-3 with a 5.74 ERA this season. "I hoped a lot of this was behind me."
Twins
May 22

Postgame: Hughes struggled before injury; why Vargas was lifted in opener

The Twins split a traditional doubleheader on Sunday to Kansas City as they completed their homestand. Now on to Baltimore, where more threatening weather is waiting for them.
Twins
May 21

Mejia makes good impression in victory

Called up to spot start on Sunday, Twins lefthander pitches seven innings to win first major league game.
Twins
May 21

Twins split doubleheader with Royals

The Royals won the opener 6-4, but the Twins triumphed 8-4 in the second game.
Final, 5/23 R H E
Minnesota 24-18 2 6 0
Baltimore 25-19 0 2 0

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