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May 23
Kenta Maeda the latest entry onto Twins injured list

Kenta Maeda the latest entry onto Twins injured list

The starting pitcher is on the 10-day IL with a right adductor strain.
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May 22
Battle of the 2020 Cy Young: Cleveland's Shane Bieber takes on Twins' Kenta Maeda

Battle of the 2020 Cy Young: Cleveland's Shane Bieber takes on Twins' Kenta Maeda

The Twins will hope to build off Friday's 10-0 victory.
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May 20
Lewis Thorpe (left) and Jose Berrios are today’s starting pitchers for the Twins.

Thorpe, Berrios starting as Twins squeeze in doubleheader with Angels

Max Kepler (hamstring) and Mitch Garver (knee) won't start Game 1 in Anaheim. Starting pitchers J.A. Happ and Kenta Maeda didn't make the trip;
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May 19
Max Kepler (26) chased down Jorge Polanco to celebrate Tuesday night’s walkoff win.

Michael Pineda hits injured list, and Alex Kirilloff heads for rehab stint as Twins play White Sox

The teams meet at noon today, with Matt Shoemaker facing Lucas Giolito.
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May 19
Minnesota Twins pitcher Bailey Ober breathed a sigh of relief after striking out Chicago’s Adam Eaton in the first inning of his major-league debut

Four batters into his MLB career, Ober got a strikeout that changed everything

Twins' rookie Bailey Ober was one pitch from loading the bases, but recovered and realized, "I can do this!"
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May 18
Bailey Ober pitching for the College of Charleston in 2017.

6-foot-9 Ober makes major league pitching debut tonight for Twins

Scheduled starter Michael Pineda will be moved back as the Twins have a logjam because of Thursday's makeup doubleheader in Anaheim
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May 17
Mitch Garver, right, was greeted by Kyle Garlick after a home run on April 8. Both players are in the starting lineup tonight at Target Field.

Kepler, Astudillo not in lineup as Twins start three-game series against White Sox

J.A. Happ pitches for the home team, with Dallas Keuchel on the mound for Chicago.
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May 16
Twins finish season series with Oakland on Sunday at Target Field

Twins finish season series with Oakland on Sunday at Target Field

The Twins are 1-4 against the A's, having taken Saturday's comeback 5-4.
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May 15
Jake Cave

Twins place Jake Cave on 60-day injured list

Cave will miss at least two months after suffering a stress reaction in his lower back.
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May 14
Matt Shoemaker

Matt Shoemaker starts as Twins open three-game series with Athletics

Oakland has the most wins in MLB and the Twins are last in the AL Central.
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May 13
Lance Lynn

Lynn faces former team this afternoon as Twins finish White Sox series

Lynn pitched for the Twins in 2017, and is off to a strong start in Chicago, where he was traded after a solid 2020 season in Texas.
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May 12
J.A. Happ

J.A. Happ takes the mound as Twins face Central-leading White Sox

The White Sox are 21-1 against left handed starters over the past two seasons.
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May 12
Twins bullpen woes continue as three relievers get rocked in Chicago

Twins bullpen woes continue as three relievers get rocked in Chicago

Twins manager Rocco Baldelli relied on Jorge Alcala, Caleb Thielbar and Derek Law despite having a fully rested bullpen at his disposal.
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May 11
Luis Arraez slides into second base against Milwaukee last month.

Twins activate Arraez, send Gordon to St. Paul before White Sox game

A three-game series against the White Sox starts tonight in Chicago. Gordon played in one game during his call-up.
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May 9
Josh Donaldson homered for the Twins on Saturday.

Twins-Tigers game rained out, will be made up in July 16 doubleheader

The Twins also have Monday off before starting a series in Chicago against the White Sox.
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May 8
Trevor Larnach to make MLB debut against Detroit Tigers on Saturday

Trevor Larnach to make MLB debut against Detroit Tigers on Saturday

The outfielder will start in left field and bat fifth after being called up from Triple-A on Friday in the wake of Byron Buxton's injury.
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May 7
Andrelton Simmons

Much-improved infield defense is one thing going right for Twins

Adding Andrelton Simmons at shortstop has helped them lead the league in an intriguing category.
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May 6
Nick Gordon plays his first major league game today.

Nick Gordon will make major league debut as Twins meet Texas in series finale

The Rangers have won two of the first three games of the series against the struggling home team.
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May 5
Lewis Thorpe

Thorpe returns to Twins, will start tonight; Waddell gets demoted

Brandon Waddell gave up six runs and five hits in two appearances against Texas while retiring only three batters.
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May 5
Baldelli: Matchups dictated  Waddell start 10th inning for Twins

Baldelli: Matchups dictated Waddell start 10th inning for Twins

Starter J.A. Happ said he talked with Taylor Rogers about his failed save after the Twins turned a 3-1 lead in the ninth into a 6-3 loss in 10 innings.