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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 shut down Perkins for season with forearm injury
via Mlb.com - Twins September 19, 2014 at 07:35 PM

Twins closer Glen Perkins was diagnosed with a left forearm strain and secondary nerve irritation in his forearm and will be shut down for the rest of the season, Twins general manager Terry Ryan said Friday.

Inbox: How can club improve next season?
via Mlb.com - Twins September 18, 2014 at 03:35 PM

It's been a trying campaign for the Twins, and there remain several questions about what they need to do to turn it around. So with that in mind, here's the final Twins Inbox of the regular season.

Hughes takes the hill to open series with Tribe
via Mlb.com - Twins September 18, 2014 at 11:05 AM

The Indians will begin their final road series of the season when they start a three-game set against the Twins at Target Field on Friday. Trevor Bauer will get the ball for the Tribe, with Phil Hughes starting for Minnesota.

Gibson hoping to reverse fortune in finale with Tigers
via Mlb.com - Twins September 17, 2014 at 11:05 AM

Nursing a 1 1/2-game advantage over Kansas City, Detroit sure could use another victory to perhaps pad the cushion before traveling to Kauffman Stadium. David Price will try to get it. Kyle Gibson will try to prevent it.

Hicks the hero as Twins walk off over Tigers
via Mlb.com - Twins September 16, 2014 at 10:35 PM

Closer Glen Perkins blew a save chance in the ninth by giving up a go-ahead three-run homer to J.D. Martinez with two outs, but the Twins rallied against Tigers closer Joe Nathan for two runs in the ninth to hand the Tigers a 4-3 loss on Tuesday night at Target Field.

Jammed shoulder ends Escobar's night
via Mlb.com - Twins September 16, 2014 at 09:35 PM

Eduardo Escobar left Tuesday's game against the Tigers in the fourth inning with a jammed right shoulder after making a diving stop on a ground ball hit by Torii Hunter.

Perkins named Twins' Clemente nominee
via Mlb.com - Twins September 16, 2014 at 07:35 PM

Closer Glen Perkins was named Minnesota's 2014 nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet, the Twins and Major League Baseball announced Tuesday.

MLB announces Clemente Award nominees
via Mlb.com - Twins September 16, 2014 at 01:35 PM

Major League Baseball and Chevrolet announced on Tuesday the names of the 30 club nominees for the Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet, and fan voting will begin Wednesday, Roberto Clemente Day, to help decide who succeeds Carlos Beltran as the winner of the prestigious community honor handed out annually at the World Series.

Nolasco out to build on strength of previous outing
via Mlb.com - Twins September 16, 2014 at 11:05 AM

Following a win in the series opener against Minnesota on Monday, Detroit has won seven of its last eight and looks to keep the gas pedal pressed to the floor with a 1 1/2-game lead over Kansas City in the American League Central. Taking the mound on Tuesday night is Rick Porcello, who will be opposed by veteran right-hander Ricky Nolasco.

Twins miss out on chance of playing spoiler
via Mlb.com - Twins September 15, 2014 at 11:35 PM

The Twins overcame a six-run deficit, a rally keyed by a pair of two-run singles from Joe Mauer, but Casey Fien served up back-to-back homers to Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera in the ninth in an 8-6 loss to the Tigers on Monday night at Target Field.

MRI reveals inflammation in Milone's neck
via Mlb.com - Twins September 15, 2014 at 08:35 PM

Tommy Milone was diagnosed with inflammation in his neck after undergoing an MRI on Monday, general manager Terry Ryan said.

May fans career-high 10 as Twins top White Sox
via Mlb.com - Twins September 14, 2014 at 09:35 PM

Behind the arm of right-handed rookie Trevor May, the Twins avoided a series sweep with a 6-4 win over the White Sox on Sunday afternoon at U.S. Cellular Field.

Swarzak will get Monday start vs. Tigers
via Mlb.com - Twins September 14, 2014 at 02:35 PM

Right-handed Anthony Swarzak will make his second start for the Twins in Monday's three-game series opener against the Tigers, facing off against Max Scherzer.

May tries to best White Sox again, this time in Chicago
via Mlb.com - Twins September 14, 2014 at 11:05 AM

When Hector Noesi was placed on waivers by the Rangers after posting a 14.21 ERA in five April relief appearances split between Seattle and Texas, the White Sox took a chance on Noesi, and he's been trending in the right direction as the season winds down. Noesi hopes to continue getting better while pushing the White Sox winning streak to a season-high five games on Sunday as Chicago tries to swe

Twins challenge, but Danks' double confirmed
via Mlb.com - Twins September 13, 2014 at 07:35 PM

The Twins challenged Jordan Danks' double down the left-field line in the seventh inning of Saturday's 5-1 loss to the White Sox in the opener of a doubleheader, and the call was confirmed after a 44-second review.

Hughes out-K'd by Quintana in Twins' Game 1 loss
via Mlb.com - Twins September 13, 2014 at 06:35 PM

Phil Hughes fanned a career-high 11 batters and was charged with just two earned runs, but the Twins came away with their seventh loss in eight games, falling, 5-1, to the White Sox in Game 1 of a Saturday's doubleheader.

Sore neck further delays Milone's return to mound
via Mlb.com - Twins September 13, 2014 at 03:35 PM

Twins left-hander Tommy Milone, who had been sidelined since Sept. 2, was bothered by a sore neck during a bullpen session on Saturday and will skip his scheduled start Monday vs. the Tigers.

Rain postpones Twins opener vs. White Sox
via Mlb.com - Twins September 12, 2014 at 05:35 PM

The Twins will play their second doubleheader in three days after Friday's series opener against the White Sox was postponed due to a high probability of rain throughout the evening.

Twins, White Sox washed out, will play two Saturday
via Mlb.com - Twins September 12, 2014 at 03:35 PM

Friday's game between the Chicago White Sox and Minnesota Twins has been postponed due to a forecast of rain throughout the evening. It has been rescheduled as part of a straight doubleheader on Saturday beginning at 3:10 p.m. CT.

Hughes gets the call to take on White Sox in opener
via Mlb.com - Twins September 11, 2014 at 06:35 PM

Fresh off taking three of four from the Athletics, left-hander Jose Quintana will try to keep the White Sox rolling in the series opener against the Twins and right-hander Phil Hughes on Friday night at U.S. Cellular Field.