J.A. Happ is making his second start of the season on Tuesday as the Twins return to action at Target Field against the Red Sox.

Follow live: Twins, Red Sox tied 2-2 in return to action at Target Field

J.A. Happ takes the mound against Boston after Monday's game was postponed at Target Field.

Twins will play Red Sox today, and have a doubleheader tomorrow

9:29am
Nelson Cruz was scratched from the Twins lineup because of illness today.
Monday's game was postponed in the wake of the Daunte's Wright death. The Wolves and Wild also called off their games Monday.

Twins say postponing Red Sox game is right decision given the moment

April 12
Twins fans left Target Field after the team announced that Monday’s game with the Red Sox was postponed. The teams are scheduled to play day games T
The Red Sox supported the decision not to play; it's unclear what will happen to the remainder of the series.
Wolves
12:41pm
Maybe Alex Rodriguez can help bring some new energy to Minnesota and our local sports.

Reusse: Maybe Alex Rodriguez, of all people, can help restore Minnesota pride

Awful week, awful year. A-Rod? Awful past, but it's time we tried something new.
Sports
8:31am
Podcast: La Velle E. Neal III and U assistant Dave Thorson on Daily Delivery

Podcast: La Velle E. Neal III and U assistant Dave Thorson on Daily Delivery

Columnist La Velle E. Neal III joined Daily Delivery to talk through his piece on three postponed Minnesota home games Monday. Later on, new Gophers men's basketball assistant coach Dave Thorson was on to talk about his career path and hopes for in-state recruiting.
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5:30am
Target Field sat empty after the announcement that Monday’s game between the Twins and Red Sox was postponed.

Neal: For Twins, Wolves and Wild, Monday was the right day for a break

It was no day to play. It was a day to say, "Not here. Not again."
Sports
April 12
Twins fan Zack Kellner of Minneapolis left Target Field after the team announced that the series opener against Boston was postponed Monday.

Pro sports on pause in Minnesota after shooting death of Daunte Wright

With metro curfew in effect, Monday's slate of games off as teams search for answers, share frustration after the fatal shooting of a Black motorist in Brooklyn Center on Sunday.
Twins
April 12
A fan reacked for a foul ball during the home-opening series against Seattle.

Live at 1 p.m.: Follow the Twins and Red Sox from Target Field on Gameview

Tap here for play-by-play updates, statistics and more from today's Twins game as they open a four-game series against Boston.
Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer, right, point to each other as they acknowledge fans during a
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The Twins Beat
April 12
J.A. Happ

J.A. Happ was scheduled to start before Twins game postponed

As the 1:10 p.m. start Monday neared, the game was called off.
Randball
April 12
Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Taylor Rogers (55) throws against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday.

For the love of Taylor Rogers, please make him the Twins closer

Alexander Colome has been up and down — with his mistakes magnified — in the first three series. He will pitch better, but he probably won't pitch as well as the Twins' best reliever: Taylor Rogers.

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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Minnesota 5 4 .556 0 1-2 4-2 5-4
    Cleveland 5 4 .556 0 4-1 1-3 5-4
    Chicago White Sox 5 5 .500 0.5 2-1 3-4 5-5
    Kansas City 4 4 .500 0.5 2-2 2-2 4-4
    Detroit 4 6 .400 1.5 3-3 1-3 4-6
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Boston 6 3 .667 0 3-3 3-0 6-3
    Tampa Bay 5 5 .500 1.5 3-1 2-4 5-5
    NY Yankees 5 5 .500 1.5 3-3 2-2 5-5
    Baltimore 4 5 .444 2 0-3 4-2 4-5
    Toronto 4 6 .400 2.5 1-3 3-3 4-6
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Angels 7 3 .700 0 4-2 3-1 7-3
    Houston 6 4 .600 1 1-3 5-1 6-4
    Seattle 5 4 .556 1.5 3-3 2-1 5-4
    Oakland 4 7 .364 3.5 1-6 3-1 4-6
    Texas 3 7 .300 4 2-4 1-3 3-7
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cincinnati 7 3 .700 0 5-1 2-2 7-3
    Milwaukee 6 4 .600 1 2-2 4-2 6-4
    St. Louis 5 5 .500 2 1-3 4-2 5-5
    Chicago Cubs 4 6 .400 3 3-3 1-3 4-6
    Pittsburgh 3 7 .300 4 2-2 1-5 3-7
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Philadelphia 6 3 .667 0 5-1 1-2 6-3
    NY Mets 2 3 .400 2 1-1 1-2 2-3
    Atlanta 4 6 .400 2.5 2-2 2-4 4-6
    Miami 3 6 .333 3 1-5 2-1 3-6
    Washington 2 5 .286 3 1-2 1-3 2-5
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Dodgers 8 2 .800 0 3-0 5-2 8-2
    San Diego 8 3 .727 0.5 4-3 4-0 7-3
    San Francisco 6 4 .600 2 3-1 3-3 6-4
    Arizona 4 7 .364 4.5 2-2 2-5 4-6
    Colorado 3 7 .300 5 3-4 0-3 3-7
  • Batting Average
    B. Buxton MIN .481
    N. Cruz MIN .444
    A. Simmons MIN .370
    L. Arraez MIN .357
    M. Kepler MIN .250
  • Home Runs
    B. Buxton MIN 5
    N. Cruz MIN 4
    M. Garver MIN 2
    M. Sano MIN 1
    L. Arraez MIN 1
  • Runs Batted In
    N. Cruz MIN 10
    B. Buxton MIN 9
    M. Kepler MIN 7
    L. Arraez MIN 5
    (2) Players 4
  • Earned Run Average
    J. Berrios MIN 1.54
    M. Pineda MIN 1.64
    K. Maeda MIN 2.61
    M. Shoemaker MIN 4.09
  • Wins
    J. Berrios MIN 2
    K. Maeda MIN 1
    M. Pineda MIN 1
    M. Shoemaker MIN 1
  • Strikeouts
    J. Berrios MIN 20
    M. Shoemaker MIN 12
    K. Maeda MIN 11
    M. Pineda MIN 11
    (2) Players 9
  • Batting Average
    Y. Mercedes CWS .500
    B. Buxton MIN .481
    J. Martinez BOS .472
    C. Mullins BAL .459
    N. Cruz MIN .444
  • Home Runs
    J. Martinez BOS 5
    B. Buxton MIN 5
    N. Cruz MIN 4
    W. Ramos DET 4
    (4) Players 4
  • Runs Batted In
    J. Martinez BOS 16
    N. Lowe TEX 14
    S. Ohtani LAA 11
    K. Tucker HOU 11
    (4) Players 10
  • Earned Run Average
    L. Lynn CWS 0.00
    T. Glasnow TB 0.46
    J. Means BAL 0.77
    C. Mize DET 0.82
    Z. Plesac CLE 1.38
  • Wins
    Y. Petit OAK 2
    J. Guerra LAA 2
    G. Cole NYY 2
    S. Matz TOR 2
    (4) Players 2
  • Saves
    D. Castillo TB 3
    I. Kennedy TEX 2
    C. Valdez BAL 2
    A. Colome MIN 2
    (4) Players 2
  • Batting Average
    R. Acuna Jr. ATL .447
    B. Nimmo NYM .412
    P. Evans PIT .406
    J. Turner LAD .378
    (2) Players .375
  • Home Runs
    T. Naquin CIN 5
    R. McMahon COL 5
    F. Freeman ATL 4
    E. Escobar ARI 4
    (2) Players 4
  • Runs Batted In
    T. Naquin CIN 14
    W. Myers SD 11
    J. India CIN 11
    T. Shaw MIL 10
    Z. McKinstry LAD 10
  • Earned Run Average
    W. Miley CIN 0.00
    J. Musgrove SD 0.00
    J. deGrom NYM 0.64
    F. Peralta MIL 0.69
    C. Burnes MIL 0.73
  • Wins
    C. Brogdon PHI 3
    C. Kershaw LAD 2
    J. Arrieta CHC 2
    W. Miley CIN 2
    (8) Players 2
  • Saves
    M. Melancon SD 5
    J. McGee SF 4
    A. Reyes STL 3
    K. Jansen LAD 2
    (6) Players 2
  • Sunday, April 11
    Boston 14, Baltimore 9, F Pittsburgh 7, Chicago Cubs 1, F LA Angels @ Toronto
    Cleveland 5, Detroit 2, F NY Yankees 8, Tampa Bay 4, F Kansas City 4, Chicago White Sox 3, F
    Seattle 8, Minnesota 6, F Milwaukee 9, St. Louis 3, F San Diego 2, Texas 0, F
    San Francisco 4, Colorado 0, F Arizona 7, Cincinnati 0, F LA Dodgers 3, Washington 0, F
    Philadelphia 7, Atlanta 6, F
  • Monday, April 12
    Boston @ Minnesota San Diego 6, Pittsburgh 2, F Seattle @ Baltimore
    NY Yankees 3, Toronto 1, F Philadelphia @ NY Mets Tampa Bay 1, Texas 0, F
    Miami 5, Atlanta 3, F Milwaukee 6, Chicago Cubs 3, F Washington 5, St. Louis 2, F
    Chicago White Sox 4, Cleveland 3, F Detroit 6, Houston 2, F LA Angels 10, Kansas City 3, F
    Oakland 9, Arizona 5, F Cincinnati 3, San Francisco 0, F
  • Today, April 13
    Boston 3, Minnesota 2, Top 8th Arizona 4, Oakland 0, Bottom 3rd Seattle 3, Baltimore 0, Top 4th
    NY Mets 2, Philadelphia 1, Bottom 2nd San Diego @ Pittsburgh Seattle @ Baltimore
    NY Yankees @ Toronto Texas @ Tampa Bay Miami @ Atlanta
    Chicago Cubs @ Milwaukee Philadelphia @ NY Mets Washington @ St. Louis
    Cleveland @ Chicago White Sox Detroit @ Houston LA Angels @ Kansas City
    Cincinnati @ San Francisco Colorado @ LA Dodgers
  • Wednesday, April 14
    NY Yankees @ Toronto Washington @ St. Louis Chicago Cubs @ Milwaukee
    LA Angels @ Kansas City Boston @ Minnesota Cincinnati @ San Francisco
    Boston @ Minnesota San Diego @ Pittsburgh Seattle @ Baltimore
    Detroit @ Houston Philadelphia @ NY Mets Texas @ Tampa Bay
    Miami @ Atlanta Cleveland @ Chicago White Sox Colorado @ LA Dodgers
  • Thursday, April 15
    Philadelphia @ NY Mets Miami @ Atlanta San Diego @ Pittsburgh
    Seattle @ Baltimore Boston @ Minnesota Cleveland @ Chicago White Sox
    Arizona @ Washington Texas @ Tampa Bay Toronto @ Kansas City
    Detroit @ Oakland Colorado @ LA Dodgers
  • Friday, April 16
    Atlanta @ Chicago Cubs Tampa Bay @ NY Yankees St. Louis @ Philadelphia
    Arizona @ Washington Chicago White Sox @ Boston Cleveland @ Cincinnati
    San Francisco @ Miami Baltimore @ Texas Toronto @ Kansas City
    Pittsburgh @ Milwaukee NY Mets @ Colorado Minnesota @ LA Angels
    Detroit @ Oakland LA Dodgers @ San Diego Houston @ Seattle
  • Saturday, April 17
    Tampa Bay @ NY Yankees Arizona @ Washington Toronto @ Kansas City
    Atlanta @ Chicago Cubs Chicago White Sox @ Boston St. Louis @ Philadelphia
    Detroit @ Oakland Cleveland @ Cincinnati San Francisco @ Miami
    Baltimore @ Texas Pittsburgh @ Milwaukee NY Mets @ Colorado
    LA Dodgers @ San Diego Minnesota @ LA Angels Houston @ Seattle
  • Sunday, April 18
    Tampa Bay @ NY Yankees St. Louis @ Philadelphia Arizona @ Washington
    Chicago White Sox @ Boston Cleveland @ Cincinnati San Francisco @ Miami
    Toronto @ Kansas City Pittsburgh @ Milwaukee Baltimore @ Texas
    NY Mets @ Colorado Minnesota @ LA Angels Detroit @ Oakland
    LA Dodgers @ San Diego Houston @ Seattle Atlanta @ Chicago Cubs
Twins
April 11
Seattle third baseman Kyle Seager (15) celebrated his three-run homer in the ninth inning with Mitch Haniger, left, and Ty France.

Twins blow six-run lead, waste Byron Buxton's big day in 8-6 loss to Mariners

Kyle Seager hit two home runs for Seattle, the second a go-ahead, three-run shot in the ninth inning off Alexander Colome.
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Twins
April 11
Seattle slugger Kyle Seager hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning off Alexander Colome.

Sunday's Twins-Seattle game recap

A quick look at Sunday's game.
Twins
April 11
Red Sox star J.D. Martinez celebrated one of his three home runs at Baltimore on Sunday.

Twins-Boston series preview

Boston got swept by Baltimore out of the gate but hasn't lost since.
Twins
April 11
Twins righthander Matt Shoemaker was ejected after giving up his second home run in the sixth inning Sunday.

Matt Shoemaker's second Twins start goes awry in a hurry

The righthander was ejected for protesting balls and strikes after giving up a three-run homer.
Sports
April 11

Arraez back atop Twins' lineup for finale against Seattle

Matt Shoemaker makes his second start of the season
Sports
April 11
Kenta Maeda greets manager Rocco Baldelli during introductions during the home opener.

Twins' vaccinations short of 85% threshold for relaxed protocols

The Twins offered postgame vaccinations after Thursday's home opener, allowing for Friday's scheduled off day as a side-effects buffer. But the team didn't quite reach the threshold that would allow for dining out or team meetings.
Twins
April 11
Twins relief pitcher Hansel Robles gave up one hit and no earned runs and struck out six in the first four appearances for his new team.

Neal: Twins newcomer Robles was holding out on us

As soon as the flag dropped on the regular season, relief pitcher Hansel Robles - looking to rebound from a forgettable 2020 - was ready to go
Twins
April 11
Twins Byron Buxton celebrated after hitting a homer in the fifth inning.

Reusse: Morneau knows what he's seeing in Buxton

Former Twins standout Justin Morneau sees confidence, clarity in current Twins standout Byron Buxton. "He looks like a hitter with full confidence," Morneau said.
Twins
April 10
Seattle’s J.P. Crawford beat the throw to first base as the Twins’ Miguel Sano reaches for he ball during the eighth inning.

Imperfect 10: Twins lose again in extra innings, 4-3 to Seattle

The Twins remained winless in extra innings this young season, losing for the third time in innings with bonus baserunners.
Twins
April 10

Saturday's Twins-Seattle game recap

A look back at Saturday's game.
Twins
April 10
Luis Arraez and Byron Buxton celebrated Thursday’s victory.

Near 85% vaccinated, Twins take on Mariners in second of three-game series

The Twins offered post game vaccinations after Thursday's home opener in hopes of reaching a threshold that would allow for lightened COVID-19 protocols.
Twins
April 9
Luis Arraez was congratulated after his two-run homer in the Twins’ 10-2 victory over Seattle at Target Field on Thursday.

Batter's box dances make Arraez a hit with Twins

Luis Arraez, the team's semiregular leadoff man, has started the baseball season in grand style with four runs, eight hits and five RBI in six games.
Sports
April 9
Podcast: Roy Smalley on Byron Buxton; a Zach Parise trade proposal

Podcast: Roy Smalley on Byron Buxton; a Zach Parise trade proposal

Roy Smalley explains Buxton's hot start during a Twins first week that couldn't have gone much better. Also, RandBall drops a Parise trade proposal and Frozen Four on the Daily Delivery.
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