Postgame: Santana knew long first inning would shorten start

Postgame: Santana knew long first inning would shorten start

The veteran righthander is having trouble retiring game's first batter; defense is a recurring problem for the Twins.

Twins take on Yankees with same lineup as they await Sano's return

June 25
Twins take on Yankees with same lineup as they await Sano's return
Molitor looking for more offense, but it's not easy with best hitter out of action.

Postgame: Hicks hits home run against his former team

June 24
Postgame: Hicks hits home run against his former team
Milone knows he should have been covering first base; Mauer commits his first error of the season.
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June 24
Tommy Milone

Milone returns to majors by making his Yankee Stadium debut

Max Kepler moves up to fifth in batting order with Trevor Plouffe sidelined by a groin strain.
Twins
June 24

Twins trade Arcia to Tampa Bay for player to be named or cash

Fourth-year outfielder was designated for assignment last week.
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June 23

Struggling Park could be an option for stint in the minors

Byung Ho Park, who is struggling and straddling the Mendoza line, could be a candidate to go to Class AAA Rochester.
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June 23

Timberwolves: Hield, Murray or trade?

Big night for the Timberwolves
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June 23

Late-arriving Twins look to sweep Phillies behind Nolasco

Ricky Nolasco is on the mound today as the Twins try to take three games from Philadelphia
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Twins
June 23

Buxton wasn't worried about collision with outfield wall

Abad collects first MLB save, and the Twins' third straight longer than one inning; Rogers' 3-0 record is best on team.
Twins
June 22

Molitor hopes Twins' offensive outburst backs Gibson, too

Twins' righthander Kyle Gibson is still looking for his first win of the season. He gets another chance tonight at Target Field against the Phillies. The Twins scored 14 runs Tuesday night.
Twins
June 22

Will Duffey remain in Twins' rotation? Molitor uncertain

The second-year righthander, who appeared headed toward a breakthrough season one month ago — his ERA was 1.85 on May 15 after his first four starts — suddenly is at risk of losing his every-fifth-day job
Twins
June 21

Is Sano still a right fielder? As rehab stint nears, Twins still aren't sure

Barring a setback, the Twins' young slugger will begin playing -- somewhere -- for Class AAA Rochester as soon as Friday.
Twins
June 19

Souhan: Johnson's fellow pros take to Twitter to rip USGA

What was fascinating about the USGA's ruling on Dustin Johnson on Sunday was the reaction on Twitter from the world's best players.
Twins
June 19

Twins reach agreement with first-round draft pick

Alex Kirilloff, an outfielder from Pennsylvania, will begin his career next week
Twins
June 19

Plouffe at first base in series finale against New York

Both the Twins and Ervin Santana enter today with five game losing streaks.
Twins
June 18

Twins postgame: Thoughts on Nolasco, Centeno and Mauer

The Twins have to win on Sunday to avoid being swept in a four-game series here by the Yankees.
Twins
June 18

Milone arrives, Plouffe not in lineup as Twins face Yankees

Another loss today, and the Twins will have four losing streaks of at least five games this season.
Twins
June 18

Postgame: Molitor gives Dean some advice with his demotion

More changeups and curveballs, manager asks; Milone has been stellar in minors; Molitor hunts for positives.
Twins
June 17

Twins send lifelong Yankee fan to the mound vs. New York tonight

The Twins' Pat Dean grew up cheering for the team he'll try to shut down tonight at Target Field in the second game of four-game series.
Twins
June 17

Timberwolves: Is the NBA fixed?

NBA Finals teach a lot of lessons
Twins
June 17

Postgame: Nunez enjoyed challenge of facing ex-teammate Sabathia

Twins' infielder drove in his team's only run by punching a changeup into a shift-provided hole.
Twins
June 16

Mauer has the night off as Twins face Sabathia, Yankees

Both the Twins and Yankees are on a losing streak as they open a four-game series at Target Field. Joe Mauer, who is a career .163 hitter against Yankees starter CC Sabathia, will get the night off.
Twins
June 16
Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor.

After ugly loss, ugly overnight travel for the Twins

By the time they landed shortly before 6 a.m., the sun was up and commuters were already starting to crowd the freeways. Players got home just as their families were waking up. And there's a game tonight.