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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 rally on clutch doubles by Sano, Mauer
via Mlb.com - Twins April 28, 2017 at 11:02 PM

Miguel Sano and Joe Mauer hit back-to-back two-run doubles in a four-run eighth inning as the Twins rallied for a 6-4 win Friday night over the Royals, who lost their eighth straight game.

Plate umpire Bucknor exits game after foul tip
via Mlb.com - Twins April 28, 2017 at 10:26 PM

Home-plate umpire CB Bucknor left Friday's Twins-Royals game in the eighth inning after being hit in the facemask by a foul-tip from Minnesota third baseman Miguel Sano.

Santiago placed on bereavement list
via Mlb.com - Twins April 28, 2017 at 09:44 PM

The Twins recalled left-hander Buddy Boshers from Triple-A Rochester on Friday, as left-hander Hector Santiago was placed on the bereavement list after the death of his grandmother.

Gibson, Twins hope to sweep Royals again
via Mlb.com - Twins April 28, 2017 at 12:50 PM

The Royals open a 10-game homestand Friday night at 7:15 CT against the Twins with Kennedy (0-2, 2.08 ERA) taking the mound. Right-hander Kyle Gibson (0-3, 9.00 ERA) starts for the Twins.

Soft contact, hot start: Low ERA for Santana
via Mlb.com - Twins April 28, 2017 at 09:56 AM

Ervin Santana leads the Majors in ERA, but how much of that is good performance and how much of that is good luck? Using Statcast, we can show that Santana has induced so much poor contact that he's legitimately earned his great stat line.

Inbox: Is Polanco staking claim on short?
via Mlb.com - Twins April 27, 2017 at 02:44 PM

Miguel Sano has been carrying the offense, and youngsters Jorge Polanco and Max Kepler have contributed. There are plenty of questions about this team, however, which leads us to this week's Twins Inbox.

Escobar homers in finale loss to Rangers
via Mlb.com - Twins April 27, 2017 at 09:38 AM

Ryan Rua hit his first career grand slam in an eight-run eighth inning to help cap off the Rangers' 14-3 comeback win over the Twins.

Santiago starts with late grandmother on mind
via Mlb.com - Twins April 26, 2017 at 07:14 PM

Hector Santiago started Wednesday's game against the Rangers with the memory of his late grandmother on his mind.

Twins thinking sweep as Santiago takes hill
via Mlb.com - Twins April 26, 2017 at 12:26 PM

Twins left-hander Hector Santiago will be trying to recapture his success at Globe Life Park when he pitches against Cole Hamel and the Rangers on Wednesday night.

Sano sparkles at plate, in field in Twins' rout
via Mlb.com - Twins April 26, 2017 at 09:38 AM

Miguel Sano put on a showcase performance at the plate and on the diamond Tuesday in the Twins' 8-1 victory over the Rangers, hitting a soaring homer that started a huge inning and making some nifty plays at third base.

Twins ride hot Santana, big inning past Texas
via Mlb.com - Twins April 25, 2017 at 11:26 PM

Twins pitcher Ervin Santana continues to build on one of the best starts to a season in his career, holding the Rangers to one run over seven innings in an 8-1 victory at Globe Life Park on Tuesday.

O'Rourke headed for Tommy John surgery
via Mlb.com - Twins April 25, 2017 at 07:26 PM

Relievers Ryan O'Rourke and Trevor May both saw Rangers team physician Dr. Keith Meister on Tuesday. O'Rourke got disappointing news -- the lefty will need to undergo Tommy John surgery -- while May had a positive post-op follow-up with the orthopedist who performed his Tommy John surgery in late March.

Santana hoping to overcome Arlington woes
via Mlb.com - Twins April 25, 2017 at 12:32 PM

Twins right-hander Ervin Santana and Rangers righty Andrew Cashner will face off Tuesday night in the second of a three-game series between the two teams at Globe Life Park.

Dozier double backs Hughes, bullpen vs. Texas
via Mlb.com - Twins April 25, 2017 at 09:38 AM

Brian Dozier hit a three-run double off Rangers starter Martin Perez and the Twins made it stand up with a 3-2 victory on Monday night at Globe Life Park. The Twins had lost seven of nine at home before opening their six-game road trip with a win and snapping the Rangers' four-game winning streak.

Sano appeals one-game suspension
via Mlb.com - Twins April 24, 2017 at 07:08 PM

The Twins will appeal the one-game suspension Major League Baseball imposed on third baseman Miguel Sano for his aggressive actions in Saturday's game against the Tigers in Detroit.

Hughes seeking bounceback start vs. Texas
via Mlb.com - Twins April 24, 2017 at 12:20 PM

Rangers left-hander Martin Perez and Twins right-hander Phil Hughes are both coming off their first rough outings of the year, and they will look to bounce back when the two clubs begin a three-game series on Monday at Globe Life Park in Arlington.

Gibson: Time to 'dig deep' amid rough stretch
via Mlb.com - Twins April 23, 2017 at 06:38 PM

As a pitch-to-contact sinkerballer, Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson relies on his defense to help him be effective. But the defense didn't help him on Sunday, and he didn't help himself much either, as he struggled for the fourth straight outing in a 13-4 loss to the Tigers at Target Field.

Kepler, Rosario HRs not enough in finale
via Mlb.com - Twins April 23, 2017 at 06:02 PM

Alex Avila hit a two-run homer and three Tigers finished with three hits to back right-hander Michael Fulmer and lead Detroit to a 13-4 win over the Twins on Sunday at Target Field.

Twins recall Vargas, Boshers from Triple-A
via Mlb.com - Twins April 23, 2017 at 12:56 PM

After placing right-hander Justin Haley on the 10-day disabled list and optioning left-hander Adalberto Mejia to Triple-A Rochester on Saturday, the Twins recalled first baseman Kennys Vargas and left-handed reliever Buddy Boshers from Rochester on Sunday.

Gibson gets ball in matinee vs. Tigers
via Mlb.com - Twins April 23, 2017 at 09:38 AM

With no Miguel Cabrera, no J.D. Martinez and a bullpen in flux, the Tigers are going to have to lean on their starting rotation now as much as ever -- not just for innings, but for zeros. For Michael Fulmer, that means a burden to carry in Sunday's series finale against the Twins at Target Field.