Gibson gets the start as Twins look for sweep of Tigers

Gibson gets the start as Twins look for sweep of Tigers

Jake Cave gets a start in left field and Eddie Rosario has the DH spot for this afternoon's game as the Twins try to pull into a tie with Cleveland in the AL Central.

Dozier, Molitor get explanation of what interference is

May 22
The Twins beat the Tigers 6-0 on Tuesday, a game that included a controversial series of plays in the fifth inning.

Twins get 2016 NL home run king Carter in minor-league deal

May 22
Chris Carter, a slugger with the Astros and Brewers will join a Rochester team that could use some pop, plus he could become an option for the Twins as the season progresses.
Twins
May 22
Twins to carry 12 pitchers, for now, with LaMarre's return

Twins to carry 12 pitchers, for now, with LaMarre's return

After beating the Tigers on Monday, the Twins look to make it two in a row as they send righthander Lance Lynn to the mound.
Twins
May 22
Max Kepler was initially ruled safe on this play, but umpires reversed the call, saying catcher James McCann tagged him before he touched the plate tr

Postgame: Max Kepler's tiebreaking run overruled by replay challenge

Jose Berrios thought the Tigers knew what was coming; Twins fans may have misidentified their former manager.
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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May 21
With Jose Berrios on mound, Twins hoping to change their luck against lefties

With Jose Berrios on mound, Twins hoping to change their luck against lefties

Plenty of ex-Twins in the Detroit dugout, but it's Blaine Hardy on the mound that worries Paul Molitor.
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May 20
Twins first baseman Logan Morrison tagged out Milwaukee's Tyler Saladino in the third inning Sunday.

With Mauer out, Morrison looks forward to more time at first

Jake Odorizzi makes his high fastball more effective by throwing low fastballs for strikes; Big Fella returns to Minnesota.
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May 20
Minnesota Twins center fielder Jake Cave (60) followed through with his swing as he hit a single in the bottom of the second inning against the Milwau

Jake Cave stays in lineup as DH as Twins try to avoid sweep by Brewers

Rookie impressed his manager with a home run in his debut, so he gets another chance on Sunday.
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May 19
Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer

Mauer hits DL with cervical strain, concussion-like symptoms

Mauer is the latest injury concern for a Twins team that has seen more than their fair share of health issues during the first two months of the season.
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May 18
Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer

Mauer could miss a couple days because of a sore neck

The Twins first baseman initially was injured a week ago in Anaheim while diving after a foul ball. He tried to play with the injury but had to leave Friday's game against the Brewers.
Twins
May 18
Twins third baseman Miguel Sano

Sano is off to Rochester for rehab assignment

Miguel Sano had a good pregame session Friday, taking batting practice and running the bases. In fact, indications are that he's close to going out on a minor league rehabilitation assignment.
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May 15
Twins relief pitcher Fernando Rodney once again converted the save Tuesday night.

Rodney extends scoreless streak to eight innings

Twins' closer hasn't allowed a run since his New York disaster; Jose Berrios credits bullpen work for sharper curveball.
Twins
May 15
Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright will have surgery this week, likely Thursday, because of a completely torn left Achilles' tendon.

With Wainwright hurt again, Cards call up prospect to face Twins

Eddie Rosario moves up to third in the batting order as Twins open a two-game series against St. Louis.
Twins
May 15
Twins starter Jake Odorizzi ignored getting plunked on the backside by a line drive to continue putting up scoreless innings Monday night.

Postgame: Odorizzi's final inning was most eventful, but still a zero

Robbie Grossman became the first Twin to be ejected from a game this season, after he objected to a called third strike.
Twins
May 14
Angels catcher Martin Maldonado tagged out the Twins' Ehire Adrianza trying to score in the ninth inning Sunday.

Postgame: Adrianza's baserunning, Duke's breaking ball and Dozier's first-pitch hacking

The Twins lost 2-1 on Sunday to the Angels when they made a few late-inning mistakes.
Twins
May 13
Angels starter Shohei Ohtani was greeted in the dugout after the top of the first inning against the Twins on Sunday.

Twins play Angels today, facing big arm in Ohtani

The Twins look to complete a 8-2 road trip and get back to .500 with a win at Anaheim.
Twins
May 13
Angels slugger Justin Upton reacted to flying out against Trevor Hildenberger for the second out of the 11th inning. Mike Trout moved to third on the

Postgame: Before Garver's clutch hit Saturday, Molitor made a big decision

Paul Molitor didn't want either Albert Pujols or Andrelton Simmons to beat the Twins in the 11th inning, even if that meant loading the bases.
Twins
May 12
Jason Castro(15) was not pleased with his called 3rd strike looking.

Twins catcher Castro to see knee specialist

It's not good news for Twins catcher Jason Castro, who is on the disabled list with a torn right meniscus and is headed to Colorado for further examination.
Twins
May 11
Twins righthander Jose Berrios was not sharp for the fourth consecutive start.

Postgame: Struggling Berrios needs to find his missing curve

Jose Berrios didn't get a single swing-and-miss with his his curveball on Thursday. In April — when he was rolling — his whiff percentage was 20.6 percent, according to Brooks Baseball.
Twins
May 10
Angels' Shohei Ohtani hit an RBI double against Twins righthander Jose Berrios during the third inning Thursday night in Anaheim, Calif.

Buxton returns, Sano close, Ohtani in lineup as Twins and Angels open series

The Twins have won five straight. The Angels have won six of their last eight. A nice showdown in Orange County.
Twins
May 8
Byron Buxton

'Momentum' builds for Buxton's return; Morrison bats leadoff

The final decision has yet to be made, but "there's some momentum" toward activating Byron Buxton as soon as Thursday in Anaheim.
Twins
May 7
Eddie Rosario's home-run-robbing catch on the Cardinals' Dexter Fowler in the first inning helped preserve the Twins' shutout on Monday.

'My first one.' Rosario thrilled to rob Fowler of first-inning home run

The Twins outfielder believes the game may have turned out different if not for his shutout-saving catch.
Twins
May 7
The Twins' Byron Buxton, left, ran in the outfield again Monday, felt only occasional discomfort in his fractured big toe, and pronounced himself just

Buxton says he's close to return; Romero makes second MLB start

The Twins are opening a two-game series against the Cardinals, who have won five consecutive games.
Bottom 7th R H E
Detroit 20-28 3 6 0
Minnesota 21-23 1 4 0