Baseball America's John Manuel to join Twins scouting department

Baseball America's John Manuel to join Twins scouting department

John Manuel, well-known in baseball circles as a writer/columnist for Baseball America, said that he pitched himself as a candidate for a job with the team.

Twins try to savor unexpected run to the postseason

October 4
The Twins are out of the playoffs after losing 8-4 to the Yankees on Tuesday despite taking a 3-0 lead in the first inning.

Persistent pain in left leg keeps Sano off of wild card game roster

October 3
The Twins will proceed without the services of their power-hitting third baseman, who can't quite recover from the stress reaction in his left shin.
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October 3

Grossman replaces Sano as Twins' DH, and bats at the bottom of lineup

Tonight is only the seventh time an American League team has batted its designated hitter ninth.
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October 3

Twins wild card roster is set, and Miguel Sano is not on it

Twins will go with 11 pitchers in the win-or-go-home game tonight as Sano could not get ready in time
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October 2

Workout updates: Severino looking forward to facing Twins, Santana

Offense is the best thing going for the Twins as they enter the wild-card game, and that is what concerns Yankees starter Luis Severino as he prepares to face them.
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October 1

Oliva 'still disappointed' about Twins' final-day collapse in 1967

"We should have been in the World Series," Twins great Tony Oliva said on the n 50th anniversary of Boston's "Impossible Dream" season.
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October 1

Twins-Tigers get going after rain delay at Target Field

The forecast calls for persistent, but probably never heavy, showers, so the teams will finish the regular season just a bit late.
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September 30

Postgame: Perkins says 2017 Twins, "family in the truest sense'

Aaron Slegers made a good last impression for 2017 on his manager.
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September 30
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Sano back in Twins lineup as team can (finally) prepare for Yankees

Their opponent Saturday night is the Tigers, but the Twins are shifting their focus to readying themselves for Tuesday's wild-card game, now that they know where it will be.
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September 30

Postgame: Escobar honors grandfather with home run

When Eduardo Escobar crossed home plate after blasting an upper-deck homer Friday night, he waved his arms, kissed his right palm, and waved at the sky, a tribute to his 79-year-old grandfather, who died of a heart attack.
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September 29

Neal: Twins won't know if Sano can go until he plays. So play him this weekend

The Twins have a decision to make about adding Miguel Sano to the wild card roster. (Update: The Twins announced at 2:30 p.m. that Sano has been activated from the disabled list.)
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September 29
Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano

Sano 'ready' to help Twins

Miguel Sano, who has 28 home runs in 111 games, has been out for the Twins lineup for the past 38 games because of a left shin stress reaction.
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September 28

Still in the afterglow, Twins wrap up series in Cleveland

The Twins clinched a spot in the wild card game at about 11:20 p.m. central time last night. Now, they are in playoff mode.
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September 27

Who's in/out? Taking a look at a possible Twins wild card roster

How many pitchers? How many lefties in the bullpen? Who's on the bench? La Velle E. Neal III offers a look at who would be on the 25-man roster for Tuesday's wild card game.
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September 27

While Twins look to clinch playoff berth, Sano swings a bat

With Adalberto Mejia on the hill Wednesday the Twins can clinch a spot in the wild card round with a victory in Cleveland. Back home, Miguel Sano took 60 swings as he attempts a comeback from last month's shin injury..
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September 26

Postgame: Bullpen picks up Colon after he exits with illness

After Twins starter Bartolo Colon had to leave after one inning Tuesday, nine relievers combined to go the rest of the way.
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September 26

Twins, Indians both looking to clinch something this week in Cleveland

With Bartolo Colon on the hill, the Twins can clinch a postseason berth as early as tonight. But he is going to have to reverse recent outcomes if he's going to keep the Indians from going 30-2 over their last 32 games.
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September 24

Berrios' workload could become a factor for Twins

The Twins, at eight games over .500, match their high-water mark for the season.
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September 24

Twins look to close out the Tigers and close in on a wild card spot

Jose Berrios is on the mound, looking to snap a four start winless streak while leading the Twins to a sweep.
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September 23

Kepler leaves Saturday's Twins game with hip injury

Max Kepler left Saturday's game after the first inning when he injured his left hip while fielding and throwing a Miguel Carbera single. Twins manager Paul Molitor does not believe the injusy is serious.
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September 23

Santana on the mound as Twins go for three straight in Detroit

After beating Daniel Norris on Friday, the Twins are 24-23 against lefthanded starters this season. They face another one Saturday in Matthew Boyd - who presents a different challenge. Minnesota counters with Ervin Santana
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September 22

Postgame: Kepler is heating up for the Twins

Max Kepler is on a roll for the Twins, at just the right time. "Hopefully he's getting a little confidence back," manager Paul Molitor said.