Twins
June 9
Twins starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi took to the mound during the first inning as the Twins took on the Los Angeles Angels at Target Field, Wednesday,

Odorizzi aims for ninth win of season as Twins look to take series against Tigers

Odorizzi brings a 16.1-inning scoreless streak into today's game, the last of a 10-game road trip
Twins
June 9
The Tigers' Nicholas Castellanos slides safely into home plate under the tag of Twins catcher Jason Castro in the fifth inning

Rare day of silence as Detroit clobbers Twins 9-3

JaCoby Jones homered twice for the Tigers, who finished with 15 hits while the Twins stayed uncharacteristically quiet.
Twins
June 9
A second-half promotion is possible for Trevor Larnach, who’s batting over .300 at Fort Myers.

Larnach, Twins' top pick in 2018, starting to settle in

Class A outfielder Trevor Larnach is a student of hitting. "This is a game of failure, but I know I'm getting closer," he said.
Twins
June 9

Twins put newly recalled reliever Eades right to work

Ryan Eades on Saturday pitched two scoreless innings in his major league debut for the Twins, arriving to the ballpark just before first pitch.
Twins
June 9

Reusse: Texas sportswriter Fraley was a competitor to the end

Family and friends assembled Friday at the Rangers ballpark for a memorial celebrating Gerry Fraley, an all-time great ball writer .
Twins
June 8
Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson

Gibson makes too many mistakes against Detroit

Kyle Gibson on Saturday gave up five runs, his most in a game since opening week
Twins
June 8

Saturday's Twins-Detroit game recap

A look back at Saturday's game.
Twins
June 8

Twins prospects down on the farm

A look around the minors.
Twins
June 8
Minnesota Twins’ Jorge Polanco, right, watches his two-run home run off Houston Astros relief pitcher Chris Devenski during the eighth inning of a b

Twins stat of the week

A look at the numbers.
Twins
June 8
The determined baserunning of the Twins' Willians Astudillo is but one of the inspirational images of the team's turnaround this season.

Astudillo down, Eades up, Torreyes to restricted list as Twins face Tigers

Kyle Gibson goes for his seventh win of the season as he faces the Tigers in the second game of a three-game series at Comerica Park
Twins
June 8
Willians Astudillo

Twins send slumping fan favorite Astudillo down to minors

Willians Astudillo, nicknamed "La Tortuga" for his hustling exploits on the bases, batted just .190 (12-for-63) in 17 games since being activated May 12 following a strained hamstring.
Twins
June 8
The Twins' Mitch Garver celebrates his two-run home run in the third inning

Healthy Twins rally in series opener at Detroit, claim victory over Tigers

Michael Pineda was solid on the mound in his return, and Mitch Garver, C.J. Cron and Nelson Cruz belted bombs for the Twins in a 6-3 victory.
Twins
June 8
Mitch Garver reacts to getting hit by a pitch in front of Tampa Bay catcher Mike Zunino on June 2

Reusse: Beware of the June Swoon in Major League Baseball

Twins fans, beware: Historically, June is not this club's month to shine.
Twins
June 8

Friday's Twins-Detroit game recap

A look back at Friday night's game.
Twins
June 7
Twins reinstate Pineda from IL, send Smeltzer to Rochester

Twins reinstate Pineda from IL, send Smeltzer to Rochester

The Twins got a key piece of their pitching rotation back Friday, just in time to open a three-game series against the Tigers in Detroit.
Twins
June 7
The Twins' Max Kepler watches a two-run home run off Cleveland starting pitcher Trevor Bauer in the third inning

Eins, Zwei, Drei: Kepler blasts Twins to victory with 3 HRs

The Twins avoided a three-game sweep thanks to Max Kepler's power surge: Three home runs, including one on the second pitch of the game. It snapped an 0-for-21 skid for Kepler.
Twins
June 7
Eddie Rosario celebrated his solo home run with teammate Jonathan Schoop on May 23.

Souhan: Twins' early success proves you can't please every fan

The Twins' success this season is not pleasing everyone in the fan base - nor will it.
Twins
June 7
The Twins' Max Kepler

Max Kepler after 3-homer night: I love singles

Twins outfielder Max Kepler says he would have loved a fourth home run Thursday, but "I love singles," too.
Twins
June 7

Be back soon? Twins hope for big All-Star contingent in Cleveland

All-Star rosters for the July 9 game in Cleveland will be announced on June 30. The Twins figure to have one of their largest contingents of All-Stars ever
Twins
June 7
C.J. Cron (24) is congratulated in the dugout after hitting a solo home run in the third inning against the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium on May

Hartman: Cron sparks Twins after Rays let him go

After leading Tampa Bay with 30 homers and 74 RBI last year, C.J. Cron plugged nicely into the Twins' lineup.
Bottom 6th R H E
Chicago White Sox 55-68 4 5 0
Minnesota 76-48 2 9 1