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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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Escobar's clutch HR not enough for Twins
via Mlb.com - Twins July 30, 2016 at 10:08 PM

It wasn't easy, but the White Sox were able to rally late after giving up a go-ahead three-run homer to Eduardo Escobar in the eighth inning. Down to their last out in the ninth, Melky Cabrera connected on a game-tying RBI single to keep them alive. And after getting out of a bases loaded jam in the ninth, the White Sox were lifted by a go-ahead RBI double from Dioner Navarro in the 10th inning in

Buxton's dash capped by leap over catcher
via Mlb.com - Twins July 30, 2016 at 08:26 PM

Byron Buxton's elite speed was on full display against the White Sox on Saturday, as he scored from first on a stolen-base attempt in the third inning, and made a spectacular running catch in left-center to rob Melky Cabrera of extra bases the next inning.

Molitor hopes to find more playing time for Polanco
via Mlb.com - Twins July 30, 2016 at 06:08 PM

The Twins have focused on getting their top prospects consistent playing time at the Major League level, a strategy that has clearly worked out for right fielder Max Kepler. But in the case of Jorge Polanco, consistent at-bats might be more difficult to come by.

Suzuki used to blocking out trade rumors
via Mlb.com - Twins July 30, 2016 at 05:56 PM

Having already been dealt in-season twice in his career, Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki said the best course of action is not to think about the trade rumors surrounding him leading up to Monday's non-waiver Trade Deadline.

Walk-off in the park: Mauer, Twins win in 12
via Mlb.com - Twins July 30, 2016 at 09:38 AM

Ricky Nolasco of the Twins and Jose Quintana of the White Sox started a pitcher's duel that lasted deep into the Minnesota night that ended when pinch-hitter Joe Mauer drew a bases-loaded walk in the 12th inning to give the Twins a 2-1 walk-off victory over the White Sox on Friday night at Target Field.

Morneau reflects on friendships in Minnesota
via Mlb.com - Twins July 29, 2016 at 08:20 PM

After playing 11 years with the Twins, earning four All-Star nods and being named the 2006 American League MVP along the way, Justin Morneau returned to Target Field on Friday as a member of the rival White Sox, starting at designated hitter and batting fifth against his former team.

Twins eyeing more pitching depth at Deadline
via Mlb.com - Twins July 29, 2016 at 07:02 PM

Even after acquiring Triple-A left-hander Adalberto Mejia from the Giants for infielder Eduardo Nunez on Thursday, interim general manager Rob Antony said he's still looking to add more pitching before Monday's non-waiver Trade Deadline.

Twins get Minors lefty Mejia from Giants for Nunez
via Mlb.com - Twins July 28, 2016 at 11:56 PM

The Twins lost their lone 2016 All-Star on Thursday, as shortstop Eduardo Nunez was the first Minnesota player to be dealt leading up to Monday's non-waiver Trade Deadline, getting sent to the Giants for left-handed pitching prospect Adalberto Mejia.

Kepler, Grossman rally Twins past O's in 7th
via Mlb.com - Twins July 28, 2016 at 09:44 PM

When the Twins and Orioles were originally scheduled to play on May 9 before the game was rained out, neither Robbie Grossman nor Max Kepler were on Minnesota's roster. Baltimore likely wishes it stayed that way, as the pair combined to reach base safely seven times and score four runs to lift Minnesota to a 6-2 win in Thursday's makeup game at Target Field.

Berrios, 3 other Twins prospects make Top 100
via Mlb.com - Twins July 28, 2016 at 05:38 PM

The Twins placed four players, led by right-hander Jose Berrios, in the midseason update to MLBPipeline.com's Top 100 Prospect list released Thursday.

Furious comeback falls short after rocky start
via Mlb.com - Twins July 28, 2016 at 09:38 AM

The Twins wanted to commemorate the 25-year anniversary of their dramatic victory over Atlanta in the 1991 World Series, but Freddie Freeman and the Braves decided to crash the party with a 9-7 victory.

Molitor expects young core to stay put
via Mlb.com - Twins July 27, 2016 at 07:32 PM

Even though nothing is off the table during this year's trade cycle, Twins manager Paul Molitor is confident his core of young talent will remain intact when the Trade Deadline arrives on Monday.

Santana goes distance in tough-luck loss to Braves
via Mlb.com - Twins July 27, 2016 at 09:38 AM

The Braves pitched out of several jams and did just enough offensively, led by a solo homer from Adonis Garcia, in a 2-0 win over the Twins on Tuesday night at Target Field.

Plouffe progressing; nearing rehab assignment
via Mlb.com - Twins July 26, 2016 at 07:26 PM

Third baseman Trevor Plouffe, who has been out since July 2 with a fractured left rib, has progressed to hitting off a tee, fielding ground balls and participating in running drills, and he could head out on a rehab assignment by the end of this week.

Hiring of advisory firm doesn't bother Anthony
via Mlb.com - Twins July 26, 2016 at 07:02 PM

The Twins officially hired an advisory firm, Korn Ferry, on Tuesday to assist with the search for the club's new general manager, but interim GM Rob Antony said Tuesday he hasn't thought much about his future and chances of being retained as full-time GM.

Antony discusses possible moves ahead of Trade Deadline
via Mlb.com - Twins July 25, 2016 at 11:02 AM

With one week until the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline, Twins interim general manager Rob Antony knows how important this week could be for the future of the franchise and his potential to remain the club's full-time GM.

Twins rally again, but settle for Fenway split
via Mlb.com - Twins July 24, 2016 at 06:26 PM

Two of the biggest constants of the season for the Red Sox -- Rick Porcello winning at home and the Boston bats hitting at home -- intersected nicely in Sunday's 8-7 victory over the Twins that salvaged a split of a four-game series at Fenway Park.

Suzuki out of starting lineup with 'sore' chin
via Mlb.com - Twins July 24, 2016 at 12:38 PM

Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki was held out of the starting lineup Sunday after receiving eight stitches to his chin Saturday, but manager Paul Molitor said he's hopeful Suzuki is available to play in an emergency.

Five-run 7th sparks Twins past Sox in wild one
via Mlb.com - Twins July 24, 2016 at 09:38 AM

Undeterred by squandering an early lead, the Twins came storming back for an impressive 11-9 victory over the Red Sox on a gusty Saturday night at Fenway Park.

Suzuki exits after foul tip leaves cut on chin
via Mlb.com - Twins July 23, 2016 at 07:44 PM

Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki, a top candidate to be dealt before the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline, left Saturday's game against the Red Sox in the second inning after being hit in the facemask by a foul tip from Dustin Pedroia. Suzuki left to get stitches on his chin, but didn't suffer a concussion, the Twins announced.