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The official site of the Minnesota Twins. You're not going to find much analysis or tough talk here, just a stream of team news and press releases.


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Twins deal outfielder Arcia to Rays
via Mlb.com - Twins June 24, 2016 at 06:25 PM

The Rays on Friday acquired outfielder Oswaldo Arcia from the Twins for cash or a player to be named later on Friday.

Nolasco's struggles lead Twins to finale loss
via Mlb.com - Twins June 23, 2016 at 06:19 PM

A towering three-run homer in the eighth inning gave Freddy Galvis a career-high five RBIs, as the shortstop powered the Phillies to a 7-3 win over the Twins behind a solid Jerad Eickhoff in Thursday's series finale at Target Field, snapping a season-long nine-game losing streak.

Plouffe day to day with mild right groin strain
via Mlb.com - Twins June 23, 2016 at 03:01 PM

Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe exited in the sixth inning of Minnesota's series finale against the Phillies on Thursday afternoon at Target Field after appearing to injure his right leg on a groundout to second base.

Twins announce signing of first-round pick Kirilloff
via Mlb.com - Twins June 23, 2016 at 01:19 PM

The Twins have agreed to terms with first-round Draft pick Alex Kirilloff, MLB.com's Jim Callis reported on Monday.

Perkins' tweet airs out injury frustration to fans
via Mlb.com - Twins June 23, 2016 at 12:31 PM

Twins closer Glen Perkins just can't catch a break right now -- first learning he would require season-ending left shoulder surgery for a torn labrum, and now having to deal with angry messages from fans on Twitter frustrated with the left-hander's lack of production despite his lucrative contract.

Kepler's redemption leads Twins past Phillies
via Mlb.com - Twins June 23, 2016 at 01:31 AM

Max Kepler was in danger of being the goat after his two-run fielding error keyed a three-run rally that gave the Phillies a lead in the fifth, but he was instead the hero of a 6-5 Twins victory on Wednesday night after driving in the tying run, the go-ahead run and making a highlight-reel diving catch in the eighth to help preserve the late lead at Target Field.

Dozier leads way as Twins' bats heat up
via Mlb.com - Twins June 22, 2016 at 08:37 PM

Though the Twins have scored more than six runs in three straight games for the first time since May 25-28, it's natural to expect a lineup that has been inconsistent to come back to earth at some point. And yet -- it's looking like things could be different this time around.

Suzuki propels offensive outburst with six RBIs
via Mlb.com - Twins June 22, 2016 at 01:31 AM

Kurt Suzuki's season-high four hits and career-high six RBIs, including a two-run homer in the fifth, powered an offensive explosion for the Twins, who set a season-high in runs with their 14-10 victory over the Phillies at Target Field on Tuesday night.

Nunez needs support to boost ASG campaign
via Mlb.com - Twins June 21, 2016 at 07:37 PM

Despite a strong late push for shortstop Eduardo Nunez's 2016 MLB All-Star Game candidacy by the Twins with their recent #VoteNunez campaign, the Twins are still not represented among the American League's leading vote-getters with the June 30 deadline fast approaching.

Nunez making most of opportunity as everyday player
via Mlb.com - Twins June 20, 2016 at 09:37 AM

When Twins manager Paul Molitor was serving as the club's first-base coach and infield coordinator in 2014, Eduardo Nunez confided in him that he had always dreamt of being an everyday player.

Kepler breaks out with first 3-hit game
via Mlb.com - Twins June 19, 2016 at 06:49 PM

When the Twins called up top prospect Max Kepler for his third stint in the Major Leagues, they were determined to use him as a starter this time to make sure he would get enough at-bats to adjust to the pitching at this level. It looks like that plan is starting to pay off.

Twins end slide behind Ervin, big inning
via Mlb.com - Twins June 19, 2016 at 06:01 PM

Trevor Plouffe evaded Brian McCann's tag to score the go-ahead run as part of a four-run sixth inning, helping lift the Twins to a 7-4 victory over the Yankees on Sunday as the clubs completed a four-game series at Target Field.

Escobar swinging hot bat in limited role
via Mlb.com - Twins June 19, 2016 at 01:37 PM

Even though Eduardo Escobar's opportunities have decreased due to Eduardo Nunez's hot bat, he has made the most of his limited at-bats, continuing to provide the consistency the Twins had come to expect from him before the season.

Park finds spark with HR on 3-RBI day
via Mlb.com - Twins June 18, 2016 at 07:25 PM

Although Byung Ho Park has struggled with runners in scoring position this season, he took a promising step in Minnesota's 7-6 loss to the Yankees at Target Field on Saturday, clubbing a two-run homer as part of a three-RBI afternoon.

Strong start, late blasts not enough to lift Twins
via Mlb.com - Twins June 18, 2016 at 06:25 PM

The Yankees came from behind using the long ball before pulling ahead for good in the ninth on a two-run single by Jacoby Ellsbury and holding on for a 7-6 win over the Twins on Saturday afternoon at Target Field. The result brought New York back to .500 and extended Minnesota's losing streak to five games.

Milone rejoins Twins after Triple-A turnaround
via Mlb.com - Twins June 18, 2016 at 12:55 PM

Tommy Milone rejoined the Twins on Saturday after excelling at Triple-A Rochester, and the left-hander will replace lefty Pat Dean in the rotation after Dean was optioned to Rochester.

Twins option Dean after early exit vs. Yanks
via Mlb.com - Twins June 18, 2016 at 01:25 AM

Pat Dean lasted 2 1/3 innings, forcing five relievers to combine for 6 1/3 innings in an 8-2 loss to the Yankees at Target Field on Friday. Dean was optioned to Triple-A Rochester after the game, and the Twins selected the contract of lefty Tommy Milone, who had a 1.66 ERA with 41 strikeouts and four walks in 48 2/3 innings with Rochester. He will take Dean's spot in the rotation.

Twins fall behind Yankees early, can't recover
via Mlb.com - Twins June 17, 2016 at 11:49 PM

The first three Yankees to hit all came around to score against Minnesota left-hander Pat Dean as part of a four-run first inning, and New York never looked back en route to an 8-2 rout at Target Field on Friday night that secured the Yanks at least a split of the four-game series.

Surgery offers Perkins long-awaited clarity
via Mlb.com - Twins June 17, 2016 at 07:19 PM

After two months of dealing with uncertainty regarding his shoulder injury and the associated rehabilitation, Twins closer Glen Perkins is just glad that his decision to undergo season-ending surgery next week, for what he confirmed is a torn labrum, will offer him some concrete certainty in the situation.

Twins stymied by CC in series-opening loss
via Mlb.com - Twins June 16, 2016 at 11:37 PM

CC Sabathia tossed six strong innings and Didi Gregorius hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the seventh to help the Yankees snap their four-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over the Twins on Thursday night at Target Field.