Buxton back in Twins' lineup, his confidence restored

Buxton back in Twins' lineup, his confidence restored

Rookie center fielder Byron Buxton got off to a terrible start this season, but crushed Triple-A pitching in Rochester to earn call-up. He'll bat ninth tonight in Oakland.

Postgame: Nunez sacrificed on his own, and it nearly paid off

May 30
Postgame: Nunez sacrificed on his own, and it nearly paid off
Monday's game featured several unusual defensive plays and alignments.

Hughes headed to bullpen when Gibson returns

May 30
Hughes headed to bullpen when Gibson returns
Twins will solve six-starters problem this week by keeping Dean in rotation, demoting veteran.
Twins
May 29

Postgame: Dozier takes one to the helmet and laughs it off

The Twins got a strong start from Ricky Nolasco and his fastball; Joe Mauer thrived on outside pitches.
Twins
May 29

Nolasco has Molitor's support, but could use a turnaround today

Twins are trying to sweep the Mariners in Seattle for the first time since 2007.
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May 29

Postgame: Suzuki woozy, Plouffe relieved, Boshers happy, Hughes frustrated

It was a long and memorable night for the Twins, who won their third straight game.
Twins
May 28

Pregame: Hughes on the hill as Twins try to string three wins together

Tonight's Twins starter, Phil Hughes, has been pitching better lately, though he leads MLB in losses so far.
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May 28

Postgame: A night, and a beer shower, Pat Dean will never forget

Pat Dean had a night he'll never forget, outpitching Felix Hernandez, whose domination of the Twins has become routinely brilliant over the past few years
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Twins
May 27

Big challenge for Twins' rookie: Outpitch King Felix

Pat Dean gets his second major-league start, and he's opposed by a perennial All-Star.
Twins
May 25
The Twins celebrated a rare win.

Twins postgame: Offense picks up in homestand finale

The Twins avoided a sweep at the hands of the Royals on Wednesday with a 7-5 win at Target Field
Twins
May 25

Lefty Boshers called up, Dozier back in lineup today

The Twins will now have a 13-man pitching staff, which makes sense given the struggles on the mound recently
Twins
May 25

Postgame: Slumping Sano moves into MLB lead in strikeouts

Twins considering a roster move to shore up their bullpen; they're blowing some great scoring chances, too.
Twins
May 24

Grossman gets first-ever middle-of-the-lineup start tonight for Twins

Robbie Grossman is batting fifth for the Twins tonight against Kansas City while Byung Ho Park and Brian Dozier get a night off in an effort to break their slumps.
Twins
May 24

Postgame: Bullpen still thin; Molitor on Sano's defense, Polanco's play

Molitor says Sano has been working on his defense, but still has difficulty on balls hit to the wall.
Twins
May 23

Dozier on bench as Molitor tries to help him shake slump

Eduardo Escobar is back at shortstop for the first time since May 6, moving Eduardo Nunez to Dozier's spot at second base.
Twins
May 22

Postgame: Hughes regrets his comments after loss in Detroit

Phil Hughes felt he was being too honest about explaining how he alerted the coaching staff on Tuesday about leaving his game against Detroit because of shoulder fatigue.
Twins
May 22
Minnesota Twins pitcher Glen Perkins reacts after giving up a two-run...

Twins pregame: Perkins has a setback in his recovery from shoulder soreness

Meanwhile, the healthy Twins will face Marcus Stroman and the Blue Jays in the final of a four-game series at Target Field.
Twins
May 21

Twins postgame: Donaldson barks at Twins dugout before getting tossed

The Blue Jays star was ejected from Saturday's game with two outs in the first inning for yelling the wrong thing at the wrong time
Twins
May 21

Mauer not in lineup as Twins face Blue Jays lefthander J.A. Happ

Another day, another losing streak to snap as the Twins have not won since Sunday
Twins
May 21

Postgame: Molitor trying to take pressure off slumping May

Twins manager Paul Molitor sounds puzzled about Trevor May's 10-day slump, which has pulverized his ERA, from 1.87 on May 10 to 5.14 now.
Twins
May 20
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Tyler Duffey delivers in the first in...

Duffey relives, and tries to improve upon, his MLB debut vs. Jays

Brian Dozier gets first career start at DH as the Twins try to snap a four-game losing streak.
Twins
May 20

Souhan responds to fans commenting on his column

You're angry. You're frustrated. You want everyone associated with the Twins ridiculed and fired.
Twins
May 20

Twins postgame: Arcia went back, back, back -- on defense

Outfielder plays deep defense, and tries his first bunt on a notable night that included some great plays.