Twins' sweep dream unravels in rout by Rangers

Twins' sweep dream unravels in rout by Rangers

Looking for their first three-game road sweep over the Rangers in decades, the Twins give away early 2-0 lead in a big way.

Santiago's bereavement leave from Twins creates bullpen option

27 minutes ago
Santiago's bereavement leave from Twins creates bullpen option
Hector Santiago will be away from the Twins after his grandmother passed away. Buddy Boshers is a fresh arm option.

Twins' potential top pick touted as 'Baseball's LeBron or the new Babe'

April 25
Twins' potential top pick touted as 'Baseball's LeBron or the new Babe'
If 17-year-old Hunter Greene really is that good, then the Twins should have their No. 1 pick in for the June 12 MLB draft already decided.
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Twins-Texas game recap

GAME RECAPIMPACT PLAYERShin-Soo Choo, TexasThe Rangers outfielder was 3-for-5 with a home run, three RBI and a three runs scored.BY THE NUMBERS8 times in…
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6:29pm

Santiago shares memories of late grandmother before pitching for Twins

Twins lefthander Hector Santiago lost his grandmother on Tuesday but wanted to pitch tonight. Minnesota is going for a three-game sweep over the Rangers.
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3:34pm

Metrodome, Twins deflated in bizarre night 31 years ago

A severe thunderstorm with high winds on April 26, 1986, ripped off a panel on the Metrodome roof and eventually spoiled the Twins night.
Twins
April 26

Souhan: Two in a row of the right kind of Twins win

The last two nights in Texas have provided a pleasant respite. Not just because the Twins won. But because they won by playing sharp baseball.
Twins
April 26

After walks, Twins mash their way to 8-1 victory over Rangers

A seven-run fifth inning, including a Miguel Sano home run and three straight doubles, produced a win over the Rangers.

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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Detroit 11 8 .579 0 6-2 5-6 5-5
    Chicago White Sox 11 9 .550 0.5 6-5 5-4 6-4
    Cleveland 11 9 .550 0.5 3-5 8-4 7-3
    Minnesota 10 10 .500 1.5 5-7 5-3 4-6
    Kansas City 7 14 .333 5 5-3 2-11 2-8
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Baltimore 13 6 .684 0 7-3 6-3 6-4
    NY Yankees 11 7 .611 1.5 8-1 3-6 7-3
    Boston 11 8 .579 2 7-2 4-6 6-4
    Tampa Bay 11 11 .500 3.5 9-4 2-7 5-5
    Toronto 6 14 .300 7.5 2-7 4-7 5-5
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 14 7 .667 0 7-4 7-3 7-3
    Oakland 10 10 .500 3.5 7-6 3-4 5-5
    LA Angels 10 12 .455 4.5 7-4 3-8 4-6
    Texas 9 12 .429 5 6-6 3-6 5-5
    Seattle 8 13 .381 6 6-3 2-10 5-5
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago Cubs 12 8 .600 0 4-5 8-3 6-4
    Milwaukee 12 11 .522 1.5 6-8 6-3 5-5
    Cincinnati 10 12 .455 3 5-8 5-4 2-8
    St. Louis 9 11 .450 3 5-5 4-6 6-4
    Pittsburgh 8 12 .400 4 5-6 3-6 4-6
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 14 6 .700 0 6-3 8-3 8-2
    Philadelphia 10 9 .526 3.5 6-4 4-5 7-3
    Miami 10 9 .526 3.5 4-2 6-7 6-4
    NY Mets 8 11 .421 5.5 4-8 4-3 2-8
    Atlanta 6 12 .333 7 4-3 2-9 4-6
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Colorado 14 7 .667 0 7-4 7-3 7-3
    Arizona 14 8 .636 0.5 10-2 4-6 7-3
    LA Dodgers 10 11 .476 4 6-4 4-7 4-6
    San Diego 8 14 .364 6.5 5-4 3-10 3-7
    San Francisco 7 14 .333 7 4-5 3-9 3-7
  • Batting Average
    A. Garcia CWS .380
    A. Benintendi BOS .361
    S. Castro NYY .357
    S. Souza Jr. TB .349
    M. Trout LAA .346
  • Home Runs
    K. Davis OAK 7
    M. Moustakas KC 7
    G. Springer HOU 7
    J. Gallo TEX 7
    (2) Players 6
  • Runs Batted In
    N. Cruz SEA 17
    S. Souza Jr. TB 17
    J. Ramirez CLE 17
    N. Mazara TEX 17
    (4) Players 16
  • Earned Run Average
    E. Santana MIN 0.77
    C. Sale BOS 0.91
    D. Keuchel HOU 1.22
    D. Bundy BAL 1.37
    J. Vargas KC 1.40
  • Wins
    E. Santana MIN 4
    D. Keuchel HOU 4
    P. Hughes MIN 3
    J. Vargas KC 3
    (4) Players 3
  • Saves
    C. Kimbrel BOS 7
    F. Rodriguez DET 6
    B. Kintzler MIN 5
    Z. Britton BAL 5
    (2) Players 5
  • Batting Average
    Z. Cozart CIN .407
    B. Harper WAS .400
    F. Freeman ATL .381
    R. Zimmerman WAS .371
    E. Thames MIL .371
  • Home Runs
    E. Thames MIL 11
    M. Reynolds COL 7
    R. Zimmerman WAS 7
    F. Freeman ATL 7
    (3) Players 7
  • Runs Batted In
    C. Blackmon COL 21
    M. Ozuna MIA 21
    B. Harper WAS 21
    M. Reynolds COL 20
    (2) Players 19
  • Earned Run Average
    C. Anderson MIL 1.13
    M. Leake STL 1.32
    G. Gonzalez WAS 1.35
    N. Syndergaard NYM 1.73
    J. Hellickson PHI 1.88
  • Wins
    C. Kershaw LAD 4
    B. McCarthy LAD 3
    J. Cueto SF 3
    J. Hellickson PHI 3
    (6) Players 3
  • Saves
    G. Holland COL 9
    F. Rodney ARI 6
    T. Watson PIT 6
    W. Davis CHC 5
    (3) Players 5
  • Monday, April 24
    Baltimore 6, Tampa Bay 3, F Chicago Cubs 14, Pittsburgh 3, F Milwaukee 11, Cincinnati 7, F
    Minnesota 3, Texas 2, F Chicago White Sox 12, Kansas City 1, F Colorado 8, Washington 4, F
    Arizona 7, San Diego 6, F LA Angels 2, Toronto 1, F San Francisco 2, LA Dodgers 1, F
  • Tuesday, April 25
    Houston 4, Cleveland 2, F Tampa Bay 2, Baltimore 0, F Miami @ Philadelphia
    Chicago Cubs 1, Pittsburgh 0, F NY Yankees @ Boston Detroit 19, Seattle 9, F
    Atlanta @ NY Mets Milwaukee 9, Cincinnati 1, F Minnesota 8, Texas 1, F
    Chicago White Sox 10, Kansas City 5, F Toronto 6, St. Louis 5, F Washington 15, Colorado 12, F
    Arizona 9, San Diego 3, F LA Angels 2, Oakland 1, F LA Dodgers 2, San Francisco 1, F
  • Today, April 26
    Milwaukee 9, Cincinnati 4, F Chicago White Sox 5, Kansas City 2, F Cleveland 7, Houston 6, F
    Tampa Bay 3, Baltimore 3, Bottom 10th Philadelphia 7, Miami 4, F Pittsburgh 6, Chicago Cubs 5, F
    NY Yankees 3, Boston 1, F Seattle 8, Detroit 0, F Atlanta 8, NY Mets 2, F
    Texas 6, Minnesota 2, Top 7th Toronto @ St. Louis Washington 5, Colorado 1, Bottom 5th
    Arizona 1, San Diego 0, Bottom 3rd Oakland 2, LA Angels 0, Bottom 1st LA Dodgers 0, San Francisco 0, Bottom 2nd
  • Thursday, April 27
    Miami @ Philadelphia Seattle @ Detroit Atlanta @ NY Mets
    Toronto @ St. Louis Washington @ Colorado LA Dodgers @ San Francisco
    Houston @ Cleveland NY Yankees @ Boston Toronto @ St. Louis
    San Diego @ Arizona Oakland @ LA Angels
  • Friday, April 28
    Baltimore @ NY Yankees NY Mets @ Washington Tampa Bay @ Toronto
    Chicago Cubs @ Boston Seattle @ Cleveland Chicago White Sox @ Detroit
    Pittsburgh @ Miami LA Angels @ Texas Oakland @ Houston
    Atlanta @ Milwaukee Minnesota @ Kansas City Cincinnati @ St. Louis
    Colorado @ Arizona Philadelphia @ LA Dodgers San Diego @ San Francisco
  • Saturday, April 29
    Baltimore @ NY Yankees NY Mets @ Washington Tampa Bay @ Toronto
    Chicago White Sox @ Detroit Cincinnati @ St. Louis Chicago Cubs @ Boston
    Seattle @ Cleveland Oakland @ Houston Pittsburgh @ Miami
    Atlanta @ Milwaukee Minnesota @ Kansas City LA Angels @ Texas
    Colorado @ Arizona San Diego @ San Francisco Philadelphia @ LA Dodgers
  • Sunday, April 30
    Baltimore @ NY Yankees Tampa Bay @ Toronto Seattle @ Cleveland
    Chicago White Sox @ Detroit Pittsburgh @ Miami NY Mets @ Washington
    Oakland @ Houston Atlanta @ Milwaukee Minnesota @ Kansas City
    Cincinnati @ St. Louis LA Angels @ Texas San Diego @ San Francisco
    Colorado @ Arizona Philadelphia @ LA Dodgers Chicago Cubs @ Boston
  • Monday, May 1
    Toronto @ NY Yankees Baltimore @ Boston Pittsburgh @ Cincinnati
    Cleveland @ Detroit Tampa Bay @ Miami NY Mets @ Atlanta
    Philadelphia @ Chicago Cubs Texas @ Houston Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City
    Milwaukee @ St. Louis San Francisco @ LA Dodgers
Twins minor-league report: Game updates, stats and more
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Twins
April 26

Twins going for first three-game sweep in Texas since 1976

The Twins have a chance to sweep the Rangers here in a three game series for the first time since Rod Carew and Roy Smalley were in the Minnesota lineup.
Twins
April 26

Twins reliever O'Rourke will have season-ending elbow surgery

Lefthanded reliever Ryan O'Rourke was diagnosed with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow. He'll be out until early next season.
Twins
April 26

Santana has an easy trip, improves to 4-0

The righthander went seven innings on Tuesday and remains the league leader in ERA
Twins
April 26

Sano homers but likes to play defense too

The Twins third baseman flashed the glove and his twinkle toes on Tuesday, making three strong defense plays
Twins
April 25

Twins starter Santiago to pitch with heavy heart on Wednesday

Hector Santiago left a heartfelt message on Instagram late Tuesday night dedicated to his grandmother.
Twins
April 25

Twins-Texas game recap

A look back at Tuesday night's game.
Twins
April 25

Reliever O'Rourke has torn elbow ligament, needs Tommy John surgery

The Twins lefthander sought a second opinion on elbow after discomfort persisted when he attempted to start a throwing program
Twins
April 25

Inside the numbers: How walks are saving the Twins this year

Stymied on offense through four innings Monday night, the Twins once again returned to a lesson that has served them well this young season: Before they can get a run, they must walk.
Twins
April 25

Buxton gets special batting practice session with Torii Hunter

Torii Hunter, wearing a suit, stepped into the batting cageSunday and offered Byron Buxton some advice that might change the direction of a disappointing start to the season.
Twins
April 25

Dozier's bases-clearing double lifts Twins over Rangers

Brian Dozier looked for a changeup from Rangers lefthander Martin Perez in the fifth inning Monday night, and guessed right.
Twins
April 25

Twins 3, Texas 2

Brian Dozier's bases-clearing double in the fifth inning lifted the Twins over the Rangers in Arlington, Texas, on Monday.
Twins
April 25

Sano suspended one game, but Twins will appeal

Major League Baseball on Monday suspended Twins third baseman Miguel Sano one game for his role in a benches-clearing incident on Saturday against Detroit. Sano also was fined.
Twins
April 25

Monday's Twins-Texas game recap

Brian Dozier's bases-clearing double in the fifth inning drove in the only runs the Twins would need.
Twins
April 25

Dozier's double is key hit for Twins

The Twins opened their six-game road trip with a one-run victory over the Rangers.
Twins
April 25

Twins' Hughes keeps powerful lineup in check

Texas leads the American League in home runs, but Phil Hughes was effective for six innings Monday.
Top 7th R H E
Minnesota 10-10 2 7 1
Texas 9-12 6 8 0