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Twins pitcher Pablo López looks down after giving up a home run in the first inning against the Rays on Tuesday at Target Field.

Santana the walk-off hero as Twins beat Rays 7-6

The Twins won their sixth game in a row after a rain delay paused play for more than an hour.

Willie Mays, the Giants' electrifying 'Say Hey Kid,' dies at 93

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Baseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays attends an event to honor the San Francisco Giants' 2014 World Series victory on Thursday, June 4, 2015, in Washing
Willie Mays, the electrifying ''Say Hey Kid'' whose singular combination of talent, drive and exuberance made him one of baseball's greatest and most beloved players, has died. He was 93.

Twins' Kirilloff again battles an injury hampering his performance

June 18
The Twins' Alex Kirilloff has batted only .143 in 31 games since May 1. He's now on the injured list because of tightness in his lower back.
Tightness in Alex Kirilloff's lower back appears to be causing his slump, as injuries to his wrist and shoulder have in past seasons.

Twins finally find out what a healthy 'Big Three' brings to lineup

June 17
Byron Buxton, Royce Lewis and Carlos Correa are powering the Twins during a strong offensive stretch.

Twins shortstop Correa is AL player of the week

June 17
Austin Martin's home run robbery chosen MLB's play of the week.
June 18

Gallery: Twins 7, Rays 6

The Minnesota Twins deafeted the Tampa Bay Rays 7-6 during an MLB game at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn., on June 18, 2024.
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June 17
Which of these 20-something stars on Minnesota pro sports teams will have the most historic career? Clockwise from top, Anthony Edwards, Kirill Kapriz

Souhan: Predicting which young Minnesota sports star will shine brightest

Royce Lewis is doing things we haven't seen before, but Anthony Edwards might top them all.
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June 17
The Twins have celebrated with their "Polaroid Pose" six times during the current homestand.

Twins set to host Rays for three-game series

Tampa Bay is prone to giving up home runs as the Twins enter the series on a 6-1 run during the homestand.
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June 17
The Twins' Jose Miranda tosses aside his bat after his tiebreaking eighth-inning home run in Game 2 of Sunday's doubleheader with the Athletics at Tar

Twins power way to doubleheader, series sweep of A's

Royce Lewis hit a first-inning home run in each game, Carlos Correa went deep twice in Game 1 and Jose Miranda broke an eighth-inning tie with a homer in Game 2.
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June 16
Twins relief pitcher Griffin Jax pitched a scoreless ninth inning against the Athletics on Sunday night to earn his sixth save of the season.

Efficient Jax is an underrated weapon in Twins bullpen

The righthander has struck out more than a third of the batters he's faced this season in 33 relief appearances.
Mudonna and T.C. Bear joined St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter for the ceremonial first pitch at the St. Paul Saints home opener last season.
Minnesota Twins minor-league guide Minnesota Twins farm system directory
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Want to follow the St. Paul Saints and the other Minnesota Twins baseball minor-league affiliates. Here's where to find information on all of the organization's teams.
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June 16
Twins shortstop Carlos Correa hits the first of his two home runs in the first game of Sunday's doubleheader against the Athletics at Target Field.

Carlos Correa homers twice as Twins take first game over A's in doubleheader

The shortstop continued his June tear as the Twins won for the sixth time in seven games.
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June 16
Twins third baseman Royce Lewis rounds the bases after his first-inning homer in Game 1 of Sunday's doubleheader against the A's at Target Field. He h

Souhan: Lewis a full success with only a half-season's worth of games

The former No. 1 overall draft pick is exceeding great expectations despite having only played in 82 career games.
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June 15
Target Field on Friday night, when the Twins rallied to beat the A's 6-5 in 10 innings. The teams were rained out Saturday and will play a split doubl

Twins, A's rained out, will play split doubleheader at Target Field on Sunday

The teams will play as regularly scheduled at 1:10 p.m. Sunday, then play the series finale at 6:40 p.m.
The worst: Kevin Slowey and the 2011 duds. The best: Kirby, Jack and the ’91ers.
Minnesota Twins history Reusse: Grading all 62 Minnesota Twins seasons — the all-time best, meh and worst
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You can probably guess the top two. And you might remember some of the F's. Only Patrick Reusse, in attendance on the Minnesota Twins' first day in 1961, can grade them all.
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June 15
Carlos Correa is a steadying force on a Twins team that has had a roller coaster of a season.

Veteran leader Correa keeps Twins on track

The shortstop is helping guide the team through an up-and-down season.
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June 15
Twins outfielder Max Kepler gets doused after driving in the winning run against the Athletics during the 10th inning Friday night at Target Field.

Kepler delivers twice as Twins rally to beat A's in 10 innings

Max Kepler became Target Field's all-time home run leader with a tying three-run blast in the sixth inning, then hit a walk-off RBI single in the 10th.
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June 15
Twins righthander Simeon Woods Richardson shows off the team's new City Connect uniforms as he pitches to the Athletics in the top of the first inning

Twins appreciate breaking up routine with City Connect uniforms

The blue threads make the Twins "feel like a new team," manager Rocco Baldelli said.
Luis Arraez became the fifth different Twin to win the American League batting title Wednesday, joining (clockwise from top left) Tony Oliva, Rod Care
Minnesota Twins batting champs Luis Arraez joins four other Minnesota Twins as AL batting champions
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Luis Arraez's crown is the 15th batting title won by five Minnesota Twins players. Rod Carew won the most titles as a Twin with seven. Here's the complete list:
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June 14
The Twins' Alex Kirilloff entered Wednesday night’s game in a 2-for-30 (.067) slump in his previous 12 games.

In midst of a massive slump, Twins send Kirilloff to the minors

Alex Kirilloff, hitting .135 since May 3, joins Edouard Julien and Matt Wallner in Class AAA after the three young hitters struggled this season.
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June 14
Carlos Correa celebrates as he rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run in the seventh inning of the Twins' 6-2 victory over Oakland at Targe

Correa, Ryan continue to excel as Twins stop Athletics 6-2

Carlos Correa had three hits, including a two-run homer in the seventh inning, and Joe Ryan allowed two runs over seven innings to throttle the lowly A's.
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June 14
The Twins' Carlos Correa slips into a Prince-themed vest after hitting a two-run home run in the seventh inning of Minnesota's 6-2 victory over Oaklan

How López created new Prince-themed props for Twins home runs

Most Twins players were unaware of the new props before pitcher Pablo López presented them to Carlos Correa for the first time after his seventh-inning dinger Thursday.
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June 12
The Twins' Royce Lewis flips his bat after hitting a two-run homer in the sixth inning of Wednesday's game against Colorado at Target Field.

Lewis homers as Twins get 24 hits to defeat Colorado 17-9

Carlos Correa had five hits, Pablo Lopez pitched five innings, and the Twins overcame some shaky relief to finish taking two of three from the Rockies at Target Field.
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June 12
Minnesota Twins' Royce Lewis, left, celebrates Wednesday after hitting a double during the eighth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Target Field.

Twins reliever Thielbar struggles again against Rockies

Lefthander Caleb Thielbar allows three runs, two of them unearned, without recording an out after facing four batters.
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June 12
The Oakland Athletics' Brent Rooker, formerly with the Twins, has 13 home runs and 40 RBI. The A's play a four-game series with the Twins starting Thu

Twins take on Athletics, who play their share of close games

Oakland arrives at Target Field on a five-game losing streak and has played 24 one-run games.
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June 12
Twins starter Louie Varland throws a pitch in the first inning against the Rockies on Tuesday at Target Field. He gave up just one hit in five shutout

Twins lose to Rockies 5-4 as late rally falls short

Louie Varland pitched five scoreless innings in his first game with the Twins since being demoted, but Caleb Thielbar gave up four runs in the sixth and the Rockies held on to the lead.
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June 11
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Pablo López walked off the mound in the 8th inning Tuesday April 11,2023 in Minneapolis, Minn.] JERRY HOLT • jerry

López has Twins spinning their own 'Wheel of Fortune'

A clubhouse game was designed to keep spirits light through the grind of a long season.
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June 10
Twins third base Royce Lewis celebrates hitting a two run homer with shortstop Carlos Correa (4) in the eighth inning.

Twins shut out Rockies 5-0 to open 10-game homestand

Chris Paddack pitched 6⅓ shutout innings, Manuel Margot got another big hit and Royce Lewis launched a two-run homer in the eighth inning of his 2024 Target Field debut.