The Twins' magic number is 3 ... and Luis Arraez can't win AL batting title

The Twins' magic number is 3 ... and Luis Arraez can't win AL batting title

Both the Twins and Indians are off today before making their playoff pushes in the final six games of the regular season.

Still no Kepler as Twins play their final home game of the (regular) season

September 22
Twins outfielder Max Kepler played both games of the day-night doubleheader in Cleveland on Saturday but has not been in the lineup since because of s
Martin Perez is on the mound and will try to shake off a poor outing against the White Sox. Twins look to take three of four from Royals

Slump over, Jose Berrios makes final home start of 2019 regular season

September 21
Jose Berrios.
The righthander has rebounded from a terrible August, and has the look of an ace again.
Twins
September 20
Minnesota Twins first baseman C.J. Cron (24) reacted after hitting a foul ball in the second inning. ] ANTHONY SOUFFLE • anthony.souffle@startribune

C.J. Cron returns to Twins lineup for Friday game vs. Royals

Randy Dobnak will start for the Twins, whose magic number to clinch the American League Central title is six.
Twins
September 20
Kansas City Royals pitcher Mike Montgomery

Royals' starter ejected, said umpire 'was after me personally'

It wasn't the calls, it was the attitude, Mike Montgomery says, suggesting that MLB may "need to go to automated [strike] zones" after his run-in with umpire Manny Gonzalez.
St. Paul Saints pitcher Mark Hamburger handed out gum to kids after Education Day at a St. Paul Saints exhibition game in St. Paul, Minn., on Tuesday,
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September 19
Gibson kicks off Twins' series vs. Kansas City; Kepler, Cron still out

Gibson kicks off Twins' series vs. Kansas City; Kepler, Cron still out

The Twins, their magic number still at 7, open a four-game series with the Kansas City Royals tonight at Target Field .
Twins
September 18
Jake Odorizzi

No Kepler, Cron or Gonzalez as Odorizzi and Twins face White Sox

After the Twins rallied twice for a 9-8 victory in 12 innings over the White Sox on Tuesday night, the teams are back at it for the final game of the series.
Twins
September 17
Twins outfielder Max Kepler

Kepler, Cron sit as Twins face White Sox with magic number at 8

Martin Perez will face Ross Detwiler after Chicago's All-Star Lucas Giolito is shut down for the season.
Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer, right, point to each other as they acknowledge fans during a
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September 17
Chicago White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito.

Berrios among best at pickoffs; Sox ace pulled from tonight's start

All-Star Lucas Giolito, who pitched a complete-game shutout at Target Field last month, has been shut down for the season because of an injury.
Twins
September 16
Marwin Gonzalez

Another happy return for Twins: Marwin Gonzalez back in lineup

Multi-positional everyday player Gonzalez has been out of the lineup since Aug. 27 with an abdominal/oblique strain, an injury that he initially believed was minor.
Twins
September 15
Minnesota Twins infielder Ronald Torreyes dove safely into home off a single by outfielder LaMonte Wade Jr. (30) as Washington Nationals catcher Yan G

With tight grasp on AL Central race, Twins rest some key players Sunday

Jose Berrios will get an extra day off in the wake of Saturday's doubleheader sweep of Cleveland.
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September 15
Twins pitcher Brusdar Graterol

Graterol becomes first Twin to eclipse 100 mph since 2009

Brusdar Graterol doesn't know the Twins' history. But he made plenty of it on Saturday.
Twins
September 14
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Devin Smeltzer (31) delivered a pitch in the second inning.

Devin Smeltzer gets the call to start first of two games in Cleveland

Twins have added rookie Jorge Alcala to their bullpen, just in case.
Blogs
September 13
Twins outfielder Max Kepler

Sano, Kepler return to lineup for opener in Cleveland

Extra-long batting practice on Friday in Cleveland allowed injured players to prove that they're well enough to play. The verdict: Miguel Sano and Max Kepler are well enough to play. Jake Cave and Marwin Gonzalez need more time.
Twins
September 13
Adrianza likely to miss rest of season with oblique strain

Adrianza likely to miss rest of season with oblique strain

Ehire Adrianza had to leave Thursday's game with a right oblique strain suffered when he swung at a pitch in the second inning.
Twins
September 12
Target Field will see rain, but no Sano or Kepler tonight

Target Field will see rain, but no Sano or Kepler tonight

The Twins and Nationals will wait out the passing rain at Target Field, and finish their three-game series with Kyle Gibson facing Patrick Corbin. First pitch is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
Twins
September 12
Kyle Gibson is Twins' nominee for Roberto Clemente Award

Kyle Gibson is Twins' nominee for Roberto Clemente Award

The veteran pitcher and his wife, Elizabeth, have been active in youth support and relief organizations for many years.
Twins
September 12
Minnesota Twins left fielder Eddie Rosario (20) walked back to the dugout after his fly ball was caught for an out in the eighth inning.

Rosario's misplay a key moment in Twins loss to Nationals

In the third inning, a misplay by Eddie Rosario in right field led to three runs and helped increase Washington's lead from 2-0 to 5-0.
Twins
September 11
Tall task as Twins face Nationals' Strasburg at Target Field

Tall task as Twins face Nationals' Strasburg at Target Field

Martin Perez will be on the mound for the Twins, who won the opener of the three-game series 5-0.
Twins
September 10
Sano, Cron, Kepler are not in Twins lineup to open series with Nationals

Sano, Cron, Kepler are not in Twins lineup to open series with Nationals

On a day when the team found out Byron Buxton would be lost for the season, it is shorthanded against the powerful Nationals.
Twins
September 8
Minnesota Twins' Ryan LaMarre, right, beats the tag by Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis to steal second base in the fourth inning of a ba

Buxton to see a specialist for shoulder; Twins re-acquire LaMarre

Byron Buxton is headed to California to be examined by a shoulder specialist; Ryan LaMarre is a Twin again after being reacquired from Atlanta for outfield depth.
Twins
September 7

No Cruz or Cave in Twins lineup Saturday vs. Indians

The Twins hope to bounce back following their 11-inning loss to Cleveland on Friday night.
Twins
September 6
It's Pineda vs. Plutko as Twins, Indians start crucial series

It's Pineda vs. Plutko as Twins, Indians start crucial series

The Twins have a 6½ game lead over Cleveland with 22 games remaining in the regular season.
Final, 9/22 R H E
Kansas City 57-100 8 12 0
Minnesota 96-60 12 13 1