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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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Plouffe secures Twins' doubles mark at third
via - Twins August 28, 2014 at 07:35 PM

When Trevor Plouffe sliced a double down the left-field line on Wednesday, he moved into sole possession of the Twins' franchise record for doubles in a season by a third baseman with 38.

Burton enjoys short stint as Twins' setup man
via - Twins August 27, 2014 at 07:35 PM

Tuesday's 2-1 loss to the Royals was just Jared Burton's second appearance in the eighth inning with his team in a save situation. Casey Fien, who normally sets up closer Glen Perkins, was unavailable after laboring on Sunday.

Buxton among Twins prospects headed to AFL
via - Twins August 26, 2014 at 07:35 PM

Byron Buxton,'s No. 1 prospect, headlined a group of six Twins prospects on the Arizona Fall League rosters that were announced on Tuesday.

AFL announces preliminary rosters for 2014 season
via - Twins August 26, 2014 at 05:35 PM

The Arizona Fall League announced its preliminary rosters for the 2014 season on Tuesday, and, for the second year in a row, the game's top prospect, Byron Buxton, is among myriad up-and-coming stars heading to the desert for some extra seasoning.

Plouffe, Santana share AL Player of the Week honors
via - Twins August 25, 2014 at 03:35 PM

After the Twins' offense turned out a high-scoring weekend, two Minnesota players -- third baseman Trevor Plouffe and center fielder Danny Santana -- have been named the American League co-Players of the Week.

Inbox: What's the key to Hughes' turnaround?
via - Twins August 25, 2014 at 01:35 PM

What's been the key to Phil Hughes' success? Who will the Twins call up when rosters expand? Beat reporter Rhett Bollinger answers these questions and more in the latest Inbox.

Twins unable to corral heavy-hitting Tigers
via - Twins August 24, 2014 at 08:35 PM

The Twins knocked reigning American League Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer out after five innings, but right-hander Kyle Gibson and the bullpen struggled in a 13-4 loss to the Tigers on Sunday afternoon at Target Field.

Pino headed to DL with minor elbow strain
via - Twins August 24, 2014 at 02:35 PM

Right-hander Yohan Pino underwent an MRI exam after feeling some elbow discomfort during his start in Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader, and he was diagnosed with a minor strain of his ulnar collateral ligament.

Twins settle for split as May takes loss vs. Tigers
via - Twins August 24, 2014 at 01:35 PM

The Twins couldn't pull off a sweep in their split doubleheader against the Tigers on Saturday night, as rookie Trevor May couldn't protect a two-run lead in his third career start in an 8-6 loss in Game 2 at Target Field.

Twins tab Gibson as they seek series win over Tigers
via - Twins August 23, 2014 at 11:35 PM

Detroit has allowed 38 runs in its last three games. In Sunday's series finale, the Tigers are relying on Max Scherzer to get the job done as he matches up with Twins righty Kyle Gibson.

Twins' bats stay red hot in matinee win over Tigers
via - Twins August 23, 2014 at 05:35 PM

The Twins picked up right where they left off Friday night, as the offense again pounded the Tigers in a 12-4 win on Saturday afternoon in the first game of a split doubleheader at Target Field. Kennys Vargas paced the offense with a career-high five RBIs, while Joe Mauer and Jordan Schafer added three RBIs apiece.

Arcia spends night at hospital with his infant
via - Twins August 23, 2014 at 12:35 PM

Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia was held out of the lineup for Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Tigers, after spending most of the night at the hospital to tend to his baby, Oswell, who was sick.

Twins turn to Pino for Game 1 of doubleheader
via - Twins August 23, 2014 at 11:05 AM

Minnesota hopes to continue playing spoiler as they take on the Tigers in Saturday's day-night doubleheader, with Yohan Pino taking the mound for Minnesota against Detroit's Buck Farmer in Game 1.

Twins' offense explodes for 20 runs to rout Tigers
via - Twins August 22, 2014 at 11:35 PM

The Twins shook off their recent woes with runners in scoring position, breaking out offensively for a six-run second inning and a nine-run sixth inning to rout the Tigers, 20-6, on Friday night at Target Field.

Gardenhire: 2015 managerial plans still not discussed
via - Twins August 22, 2014 at 08:35 PM

Twins manager Ron Gardenhire, who is under contract through next season, said he hasn't officially discussed his future with Twins general manager Terry Ryan and won't until after the season.

Hughes outduels Kluber as Twins end scoreless skid
via - Twins August 21, 2014 at 05:35 PM

Phil Hughes came out on the right side of a pitchers' duel with Corey Kluber, and rookie Kennys Vargas powered the offense to lead the Twins to a 4-1 win over the Indians on Thursday afternoon at Target Field.

Pino coming up to start Game 1 of doubleheader
via - Twins August 21, 2014 at 12:35 PM

Right-hander Yohan Pino will be recalled from Triple-A Rochester to start Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Tigers, Twins manager Ron Gardenhire announced Thursday.

Francona goes 1-for-2 on replay challenges
via - Twins August 20, 2014 at 10:35 PM

Indians manager Terry Francona did his part to help his offense on Wednesday night, challenging a pair of plays with different results.

Dozier sixth Twins player to notch 20/20 season
via - Twins August 20, 2014 at 09:35 PM

Brian Dozier became just the sixth Twins player to record a 20/20 season of at least 20 homers and 20 stolen bases with his 20th stolen base of the season on Wednesday against the Indians.

Pelfrey progressing, but won't pitch this year
via - Twins August 19, 2014 at 08:35 PM

Twins right-hander Mike Pelfrey said he has progressed to throwing from 105 feet with a target date of Sept. 8 to throw off a mound, but won't return before the end of the season.