Twins starting pitcher Kenta Maeda reacted as he was pulled from the game by Twins manager Rocco Baldelli

Losing streak reaches five games after Twins swept by Boston in doubleheader

Boston, winners of nine in a row, swept a pair of seven-inning games at Target Field, 3-2 and 7-1, and in each case the Red Sox mounted a substantial rally in one inning that the Twins couldn't overcome.

Scoggins: Twins organization gritting teeth and sticking by Sano, but for how long?

April 14
Twins first baseman Miguel Sano looked back after making an out on a pop fly in the second inning of the second game Wednesday.
Not much is going ideally for the entire Twins team right now, but Miguel Sano's at-bats have become frustrating to watch as his strikeouts pile up.

Simmons goes on COVID-19 list; no other Twins affected

April 14
Andrelton Simmons was placed on the COVID-19 list on Wednesday and is suffering mild symptoms.
Andrelton Simmons tested positive for the virus, the Twins announced before Wednesday's doubleheader against Boston, and the shortstop was placed on the COVID-19 injury list and ordered to quarantine for at least 10 days.
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Twins officials Derek Falvey, back row, and, in the front, Joe Pohlad, left, and Jim Pohlad watched a Twins scrimmage at Target Field last July.

Twins, Techstars launching new business accelerator in Minneapolis

The program will be the first of its kind in Minnesota sports, and just the second to be operated and funded by an MLB team
Twins
April 14

Wednesday's Twins-Boston doubleheader recap

A look back at Wednesday afternoon's games.
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April 14
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.
Twins
April 13
Boston’s Hunter Renfroe celebrated with third base coach Carlos Febles after hitting a home run during the fifth inning Tuesday

Amid flurries, Twins lose third in a row, this time to Red Sox

Bobby Dalbec led the Boston offense with a pair of run-scoring doubles.
Twins
April 13
Byron Buxton stood for a moment of silence to honor Daunte Wright before the Twins took on the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday

Twins ask for moment of silence for Daunte Wright before their game

Rocco Baldelli said Twins players supported the organization's move to postpone Monday's game, and expressed admiration for former Twins outfielder Aaron Hicks, who elected to individually sit out of the Yankees game Monday after Wright's death.
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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April 13
Jorge Polanco was hit by a pitch in the third inning.

Tuesday's Twins-Boston game recap

A look back at Tuesday's game.
The Twins Beat
April 13
Nelson Cruz was scratched from the Twins lineup because of illness today.

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

Monday's game was postponed in the wake of the Daunte's Wright death. The Wolves and Wild also called off their games Monday.

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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Kansas City 6 4 .600 0 4-2 2-2 6-4
    Cleveland 6 5 .545 0.5 4-1 2-4 6-4
    Detroit 6 6 .500 1 3-3 3-3 4-6
    Chicago White Sox 6 6 .500 1 3-2 3-4 5-5
    Minnesota 5 7 .417 2 1-5 4-2 4-6
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Boston 9 3 .750 0 3-3 6-0 9-1
    Toronto 6 6 .500 3 3-3 3-3 5-5
    Baltimore 5 6 .455 3.5 1-4 4-2 4-6
    Tampa Bay 5 7 .417 4 3-3 2-4 3-7
    NY Yankees 5 7 .417 4 3-3 2-4 4-6
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Angels 7 5 .583 0 4-2 3-3 6-4
    Seattle 6 5 .545 0.5 3-3 3-2 5-5
    Houston 6 6 .500 1 1-5 5-1 4-6
    Texas 5 7 .417 2 2-4 3-3 5-5
    Oakland 5 7 .417 2 1-6 4-1 5-5
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cincinnati 7 5 .583 0 5-1 2-4 6-4
    Milwaukee 7 5 .583 0 3-3 4-2 6-4
    St. Louis 6 6 .500 1 2-4 4-2 5-5
    Chicago Cubs 5 7 .417 2 3-3 2-4 4-6
    Pittsburgh 5 7 .417 2 4-2 1-5 4-6
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    NY Mets 5 3 .625 0 4-1 1-2 5-3
    Philadelphia 6 6 .500 1 5-1 1-5 4-6
    Miami 5 6 .455 1.5 1-5 4-1 5-5
    Washington 3 6 .333 2.5 1-2 2-4 3-6
    Atlanta 4 8 .333 3 2-4 2-4 4-6
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Dodgers 10 2 .833 0 5-0 5-2 9-1
    San Francisco 8 4 .667 2 5-1 3-3 7-3
    San Diego 8 5 .615 2.5 4-3 4-2 5-5
    Arizona 4 8 .333 6 2-3 2-5 4-6
    Colorado 3 9 .250 7 3-4 0-5 2-8
  • Batting Average
    N. Cruz MIN .438
    A. Simmons MIN .355
    L. Arraez MIN .263
    M. Kepler MIN .205
    (2) Players .167
  • 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
    J. Polanco MIN 6
    L. Arraez MIN 6
  • Earned Run Average
    K. Maeda MIN 2.45
    J. Berrios MIN 3.38
  • Wins
    J. Berrios MIN 2
    K. Maeda MIN 1
    M. Pineda MIN 1
    M. Shoemaker MIN 1
  • Strikeouts
    J. Berrios MIN 25
    K. Maeda MIN 16
    C. Thielbar MIN 14
    M. Shoemaker MIN 12
    C. Stashak MIN 12
  • Batting Average
    Y. Mercedes CWS .500
    C. Mullins BAL .442
    N. Cruz MIN .438
    Y. Gurriel HOU .429
    V. Guerrero Jr. TOR .390
  • Home Runs
    W. Ramos DET 6
    J. Martinez BOS 5
    B. Buxton MIN 5
    R. Devers BOS 5
    (10) Players 4
  • Runs Batted In
    J. Martinez BOS 16
    N. Lowe TEX 15
    R. Devers BOS 13
    M. Franco BAL 12
    S. Ohtani LAA 12
  • Earned Run Average
    L. Lynn CWS 0.00
    C. Rodon CWS 0.00
    T. Glasnow TB 0.46
    D. Duffy KC 0.75
    S. Matz TOR 1.46
  • Wins
    Y. Petit OAK 3
    J. Guerra LAA 2
    C. Valdez BAL 2
    D. Duffy KC 2
    (11) Players 2
  • Saves
    D. Castillo TB 3
    I. Kennedy TEX 2
    C. Valdez BAL 2
    A. Colome MIN 2
    (6) Players 2
  • Batting Average
    B. Nimmo NYM .464
    R. Acuna Jr. ATL .447
    J. Turner LAD .390
    J. Soto WAS .375
    M. Muncy LAD .368
  • Home Runs
    R. Acuna Jr. ATL 6
    T. Naquin CIN 5
    R. McMahon COL 5
    E. Longoria SF 4
    (4) Players 4
  • Runs Batted In
    T. Naquin CIN 14
    T. Shaw MIL 12
    R. Acuna Jr. ATL 12
    J. Turner LAD 11
    (3) Players 11
  • Earned Run Average
    J. Ross WAS 0.00
    J. Musgrove SD 0.47
    C. Burnes MIL 0.49
    J. deGrom NYM 0.64
    F. Peralta MIL 0.69
  • Wins
    C. Brogdon PHI 3
    J. Cueto SF 2
    C. Kershaw LAD 2
    J. Arrieta CHC 2
    (14) Players 2
  • Saves
    J. McGee SF 6
    M. Melancon SD 5
    K. Jansen LAD 3
    C. Kimbrel CHC 3
    A. Reyes STL 3
  • Tuesday, April 13
    Boston 4, Minnesota 2, F Oakland 7, Arizona 5, F Seattle 4, Baltimore 3, F
    NY Mets 4, Philadelphia 3, F Pittsburgh 8, San Diego 4, F Baltimore 7, Seattle 6, F
    Toronto 7, NY Yankees 3, F Texas 8, Tampa Bay 3, F Miami 14, Atlanta 8, F
    Chicago Cubs 3, Milwaukee 2, F NY Mets 4, Philadelphia 0, F St. Louis 14, Washington 3, F
    Cleveland 2, Chicago White Sox 0, F Detroit 8, Houston 2, F Kansas City 3, LA Angels 2, F
    San Francisco 7, Cincinnati 6, F LA Dodgers 7, Colorado 0, F
  • Wednesday, April 14
    Toronto 5, NY Yankees 4, F Washington 6, St. Louis 0, F Milwaukee 7, Chicago Cubs 0, F
    Kansas City 6, LA Angels 1, F Boston 3, Minnesota 2, F San Francisco 3, Cincinnati 0, F
    Boston 7, Minnesota 1, F Pittsburgh 5, San Diego 1, F Seattle @ Baltimore
    Detroit 6, Houston 4, F NY Mets 5, Philadelphia 1, F Texas 5, Tampa Bay 1, F
    Miami 6, Atlanta 5, F Chicago White Sox 8, Cleveland 0, F LA Dodgers 4, Colorado 2, F
  • Today, April 15
    Philadelphia @ NY Mets Miami @ Atlanta Seattle @ Baltimore
    San Diego @ Pittsburgh Boston @ Minnesota Cleveland @ Chicago White Sox
    Seattle @ Baltimore 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
  • Monday, April 19
    Chicago White Sox @ Boston San Francisco @ Philadelphia St. Louis @ Washington
    Tampa Bay @ Kansas City Texas @ LA Angels Minnesota @ Oakland
    Milwaukee @ San Diego LA Dodgers @ Seattle
  • Tuesday, April 20
    LA Dodgers @ Seattle Chicago White Sox @ Cleveland Atlanta @ NY Yankees
    Arizona @ Cincinnati Pittsburgh @ Detroit Baltimore @ Miami
    San Francisco @ Philadelphia St. Louis @ Washington Toronto @ Boston
    NY Mets @ Chicago Cubs Tampa Bay @ Kansas City Houston @ Colorado
    Texas @ LA Angels Minnesota @ Oakland Milwaukee @ San Diego
Sports
April 13
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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Sports
April 13
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."
Twins
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

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

The Red Sox supported the decision not to play; it's unclear what will happen to the remainder of the series.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Final, 4/14 R H E
Boston 9-3 7 8 0
Minnesota 5-7 1 5 0