Santana, steady in July after June hiccups, on mound against Tigers

Santana, steady in July after June hiccups, on mound against Tigers

The Twins open a three-game weekend series with Detroit tonight at Target Field with Ervin Santana on the mound. Meanwhile, the Twins will send Byron Buxton and Hector Santiago on rehab assignments, perhaps as early as this weekend.

Possible Twins trade for Braves pitcher Jaime Garcia in limbo

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Medical issues are being explored by the Twins. Garcia has had an injury-plagued career, including surgery to correct thoracic outlet syndrome in 2014.

Postgame: Berrios' trainer spots a flaw, helps make adjustments

July 19
Jose Berrios' trainer currently is in town and has given the young pitcher some exercises to work on. So far, it's helped.
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July 19

Twins to unveil Tom Kelly statue on Friday at Target Field

The former manager is the team's all-time leader in games, victories and losses.
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July 19

Twins face a new-look Yankees team in series finale

New York has added to its bullpen depth with David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle while adding former All-Star third baseman Todd Frazier in a deal with the White Sox
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July 19

Postgame: Twins' real culprit Tuesday? Runners stranded at third base

Bartolo Colon was the story of the night, but Minnesota left 12 runners on base - and it was worse than that:
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July 18

That buzz around Target Field? It's excitement for Bartolo Colon

Bartolo Colon will make his Target Field debut tonight as the oldest starting pitcher in Twins history.
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July 18

Postgame: Defense, bullpen make difference for Twins again

Run-saving plays in the field allow Taylor Rogers and Brandon Kintzler to close out Minnesota's 4-2 victory over the Yankees.
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July 17

Twins want Mejia to follow their plan for limiting Judge's blasts

A rookie lefthander is on the mound for the Twins as they open a weeklong Target Field homestand.
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July 17

Molitor tries to find the right buttons to push in Twins bullpen

With Kyle Gibson sitting under 100 pitches through six innings on Sunday, Paul Molitor had a decision to make. Go to the bullpen, or let Gibson pitch the seventh.
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July 16

Struggling Polanco gets a break as Twins try to win two of three at Houston

Kyle Gibson looks to shake off his last start, during which he gave up seven earned runs over four innings to the Orioles
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July 15

Neal: Bartolo Colon is coming. What does it mean?

Given the state of their minor-league pitching, the Twins have nothing to lose by doing this. But it could be a disaster.
Twins
July 15

Colon will start for Twins on Tuesday; Buxton on DL

The Twins on Tuesday will hand the ball to 44-year old Bartolo Colon, who broke into the league in 1997, to face the Yankees. Byron Buxton will not; he was placed on the 10-day DL with a left groin strain.
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July 15

Postgame: Buxton, Vargas injured in Twins loss to Astros

During Friday's loss, Byron Buxton felt soreness in his left groin muscle and Kennys Vargas suffered a left foot contusion.
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July 14

No final decisions on Mauer or Colon as Twins open second half in Houston

The Twins open a three-game series on Friday at Minute Maid Park as they face Houston in a three-game series
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July 9

Postgame: Twins defense is looking a little sloppy these days

The Twins pull into the All-Star break 45-43 after losing to the Orioles on Sunday at Target Field.
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July 9

Twins play final game before the All-Star break

Kyle Gibson beat Ubaldo Jimenez on May 22. Today, will try to do it again as the Twins and Orioles wrap up a four-game series.
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July 8

Postgame: Mauer hopes sore back won't keep him out long

After the Twins lost to Baltimore 5-1 on Saturday, first baseman Joe Mauer, on the DL, said he hopes to be ready to play in a week.
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July 8

Zack Granite beats manager to the office on first day as a Twin

Granite is not in the lineup on Saturday as the Twins play the third of a four game series against the Orioles at Target Field
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July 7

Mauer officially on DL; Vargas jumps into Twins lineup to take his place

Manager Paul Molitor had used Miguel Sano at first base in place of Joe Mauer the previous two games, but Kennys Vargas gets a start there on Friday.
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July 7

Goodbye lake, hello South Beach: Kintzler added to All-Star team

Brandon Kintzler, tied for the AL lead with 23 saves, put down a deposit for a Minnesota lake getaway for the All-Star break. Now, he's headed to Miami for the game.
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July 6

Postgame: Is the safe move to put Mauer on the DL?

The Twins have won all four games against the Orioles this season, including on Thursday when they came back from an early deficit to take a 6-4 win
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July 6

Mauer sits again with sore back; no DL stint - yet

Indications are if Joe Mauer has not made significant progress from a sore lower back by Friday, the Twins would prefer to place him on the DL, retroactive to Tuesday.
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