Twins
July 9
For a couple of days, Twins All-Star pitchers Jose Berrios, left, and Jake Odorizzi get to enjoy the rewards of being recognized by their peers and fa

Odorizzi, Berrios soak up All-Star atmosphere, bump into ex-Twins

For a couple of days, the Twins' All-Star pitchers get to enjoy the rewards of being recognized by their peers and fans.
Twins
July 9

Starting lineups for the 90th MLB All-Star Game

Here are the starters:
Twins
July 9
Minnesota Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco throws to first on a grounder by Kansas City Royals' Humberto Arteaga during the first inning of a baseball ga

From embarrassment to All-Star, Polanco has become Twins answer at shortstop

Only a season removed from failing a drug test that led to an 80-game suspension, Jorge Polanco has become that rock-steady shortstop the Twins have been seeking for years.
Twins
July 9
Pedro Florimon (25) started for the Twins at shortstop in 2013 and 2014.

A brief history of the Twins' shuffling shortstops

Cristian Guzman was the Twins' Opening Day shortstop for six seasons, from 1999-2004. After that, no Twin has had more than two Opening Day starts at shortstop:
Twins
July 8
Miguel Sano(22) scores on Byron Buxton triple in the second inning.

After loss, Twins say they're not fretting despite shrinking lead

Rougned Odor's three-run homer off in the 11th inning was the decisive blow in a 4-1 loss to Rangers, a game that was antithetical to how the Twins rose to the top of the AL Central.
Twins
July 8
Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco, elected as a starter, will hit ninth for the American League in Tuesday's All-Star Game in Cleveland.

Polanco will bat ninth for American League All-Stars

Jorge Polanco, Jake Odorizzi and Jose Berrios represent the Twins, who lead the American League Central Division.
Twins
July 8
Cody Allen

Bullpen updates: Allen sharp at Ft. Myers. What's up with Hildenberger?

Former Cleveland reliever Cody Allen is trying to work his way back to the majors while a couple of others who were thought to be key parts of the Twins bullpen are sidelined at Rochester.
Twins
July 7

Sunday's Twins-Texas game recap

GAME RECAP IMPACT PLAYER Rougned Odor, Texas His three-run homer in the 11th inning was the difference. BY THE NUMBERS 7 Trevor May pitches…
Twins
July 7
Twins top prospect Royce Lewis made a play in the top of the seventh inning at the Futures Game on Sunday night. In the bottom of the inning, Lewis ha

Mistakes aside, prospect Royce Lewis enjoys MLB Futures Game

He made an error while a teammate was pitching and struck out with the winning run on third base. But Royce Lewis could hardly stop smiling
Twins
July 7
Balazovic: Stint was brief, but awesome

Balazovic: Stint was brief, but awesome

Jordan Balazovic, the Twins' breakout pitcher at Class A this year, says getting to pitch an inning in the Futures Game on Sunday "was awesome," even though it lasted only 12 pitches.
Twins
July 7
Lewis: Would have been cool to be hero

Lewis: Would have been cool to be hero

Class A shortstop Royce Lewis, the Twins' top prospect, says it would have been fun to collect the game-winning hit at the Futures Game on Sunday, but he had a great time even though he struck out.
Twins
July 7

Twins lose to Texas in 11 innings.

The Minnesota Twins lost 4-1 to the Texas Rangers in eleven innings.
Twins
July 7
Minnesota Twins manager Rocco Baldelli during Thursday's game vs. Tampa Bay.

Twins are ready for break as they face the Rangers

Righthander Kyle Gibson will start but only pitch a couple of innings before Devin Smeltzer replaces him.
Twins
July 7
Adalberto Mejia is back with the Twins after spending two months on the injured list, and the Twins are hoping the lefthander can help boost their bul

Twins seeking pitching depth inside and outside the organization

TWINS INSIDER It's notable that both Adalberto Mejia and Zack Littell returned to the club in the past week.
Twins
July 7
Twins catcher Jason Castro and designated hitter Nelson Cruz high-fived after they defeated the Rangers 7-4 at Target Field on Saturday.

Michael Pineda strong, Twins hold off Texas 7-4

Taylor Rogers finished with a seven-out save after the Rangers got within a run.
Twins
July 6
Tomas Telis hit in spring training.

Twins minor league update

A look down on the farm.
Twins
July 6
Jason Castro got a high-five from Byron Buxton after one of his two home runs Tuesday night at Oakland.

Twins statistic of the week

Inside the numbers.
Twins
July 6
Left fielder LaMonte Wade Jr. dislocated his right thumb hitting the fence as he tried to rob Elvis Andrus of a home run in the sixth.

Twins left fielder LaMonte Wade Jr. dislocates thumb on fence in his Target Field debut

The outfielder was called up because of C.J. Cron's thumb injury, then promptly suffered one of his own.
Twins
July 6
Twins right fielder Max Kepler, right, greeted Jonathan Schoop and Miguel Sano, left, after they scored on a Byron Buxton single in the second inning.

Saturday's Twins-Texas game recap

A quick look at Saturday's game.
Twins
July 6
Twins first baseman C.J. Cron. The Minnesota Twins played the Kansas City Royals in an MLB game Friday, June 14, 2019 at Target Field in Minneapolis.

Twins place Cron on injured list, add Wade to today's starting lineup

Thumb injury sidelines first baseman, and team is worried his injury could linger.