Twins
May 10

Tuesday's Twins-Astros game recap

A look back at Tuesday night's game.
Twins
May 10
Minnesota Twins center fielder Gilberto Celestino catches a fly ball off the bat of Detroit Tigers' shortstop Harold Castro in the eighth inning of a

Celestino finds his role with Twins, as former team comes to town

When Houston visits Target Field starting tonight, a familiar face and one of the Twins' hottest hitters will be waiting for them. But it's not the former Astros player you're probably thinking about.
Twins
May 10
Young Twins players such as Jose Miranda, right, and Nick Gordon don’t appear to be overwhelmed by opportunity.

Souhan: Why the Twins are winning despite injuries and oddities

The Twins are in first place in the American League Central more than a month into the season. Imagine what they could do if anything was going right for them.
Twins
May 10
(From left) Second baseman Jorge Polanco, designated hitter Byron Buxton and shortstop Royce Lewis celebrated the Twins’ 2-1 win over Oakland at Tar

Twins schedule toughens up this week. Here's a look

After tying a franchise record by winning nine consecutive games at Target Field, here's how the rest of May shapes up for the team.
Twins
May 9
Alex Bregman celebrated after a home run Sunday as the Astros completed a 7-0 homestand.

Twins-Astros preview: Three-game series at Target Field

The teams have the same record, although the Twins are in first place in the AL Central and Houston is second in the AL West.
Randball
May 9
Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Emilio Pagan, right, celebrates with catcher Gary Sanchez (24) after defeating the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.

Twins dominating one-run games thanks to Pagan's high-wire act

The reliever, acquired as part of the Taylor Rogers trade, has gone to the brink many times before saving himself.
Sports
May 9
St. Louis Blues’ Jordan Kyrou (25) celebrates after scoring a goal Sunday.

Patrick Reusse on the Wild's missed chance, Twins and Kentucky Derby

It was a jam-packed Monday Daily Delivery podcast with host Michael Rand.
Twins
May 9

Photos: Twins edge Oakland 4-3

Gallery: The Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 4-3 at Target Field on Sunday.
Twins
May 8
CHS Field, home of the St. Paul Saints.

Saints pitchers set strikeout record, but Iowa still romps

The Iowa Cubs struck out 17 times, a record for a Saints opponent, but they also managed 17 hits and crushed the Saints 10-3.
Twins
May 8
Jorge Polanco singled to drive in two runs in the third inning in the Twins’ 4-3 victory over the Athletics at Target Field on Sunday.

Twins edge Athletics 4-3 for ninth win in a row at home

The Twins fell behind twice in the early innings, but Jorge Polanco's two-run single in the third gave them the lead and five relievers — after starter Chris Paddack left the game because of elbow inflammation — made it stand up.
Twins
May 8
Byron Buxton is unlikely to spend time on the injured list.

Twins' Buxton has mild hip strain; Larnach on injured list

Catcher Jose Godoy was called up from Class AAA St. Paul and was on the Twins' bench for Sunday's game.
Twins
May 8
Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Emilio Pagan, right, celebrated with catcher Gary Sanchez (24) after defeating the Oakland Athletics.

Sunday's Twins-Oakland game recap

Cody Stashak retired eight of the nine hitters he faced to earn his third win.
Twins
May 7
Patrick Reusse with Miguel Sano in 2015.

Reusse: Twins' high hopes for Sano derailed by injuries, strikeouts

Miguel Sano has had potent stretches his potential greatness. But it's hard to get past the injuries and historic, astounding numbers of strikeouts.
Twins
May 7
Byron Buxton hit a home run against the Oakland Athletics in the bottom of the fifth inning Friday

Scoggins: Buxton's transformation as a hitter: Overmatched to over the outfield wall

Few envisioned All-Star centerfielder Byron Buxton as a power hitter when he first arrived in the big leagues, but here he is.
Twins
May 7
Twins starting pitcher Sonny Gray threw against the Athletics during the first inning Saturday.

Gray returns from IL, Twins beat Oakland 1-0 but wait on Buxton's hip

Jorge Polanco's 451-foot blast was the Twins' lone run, but it was enough to carry them to their eighth straight home victory. Byron Buxton left the game in the seventh inning with a tight right hip.
Twins
May 7

Kevin Merell makes splashy St. Paul Saints debut with 3-run homer vs. Iowa Cubs

Saints pitchers keep Iowa hitters in check in 9-2 victory.
Twins
May 7
Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Jhoan Duran (59) reacted after striking out Oakland Athletics Christian Bethancourt (23) to win the game.

Duran shakes off nerves to close out Saturday's 1-0 win

Righthander Jhoan Duran threw 16 pitches at or above 100 miles per hour in two innings.
May 7
“Bud” Fowler, seen here at center, stood with his teammates in Keokuk, Iowa, where he played baseball in 1884 after leaving Stillwater.

Black baseball pioneer who once played in Stillwater will get Cooperstown honors

Bud Fowler played for more than a dozen minor league teams, ranging from Vermont to the New Mexico Territory.
Twins
May 7
Twins first baseman Jose Miranda hits his first career home run in the bottom of the second inning against the Athletics on Friday

Twins see glimpse of the future, top A's to open series at Target Field

Josh Winder allowed just three singles over six innings, and Jose Miranda and Byron Buxton hit solo home runs in a game that also saw Royce Lewis' first major league hit.
Twins
May 7
Twins shortstop Carlos Correa, right, received help from coach Jayce Tingler after he was hit by a pitch from Baltimore’s Spenser Watkins on Thursda

Twins' Correa receives good news: His finger is not broken

A CT scan on Carlos Correa's right middle finger Friday showed only a bruise, and the shortstop said he hopes to play again by this weekend.