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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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Rasmussen settling in as interim pitching coach
via - Twins May 28, 2016 at 08:31 PM

Interim Twins pitching coach Eric Rasmussen joined the Twins on Friday after pitching coach Neil Allen was suspended following his arrest early Thursday on suspicion of drunken driving.

Dean tops Mariners, wins 1st big league game
via - Twins May 28, 2016 at 01:43 AM

Twins rookie pitcher Pat Dean picked up his first big league victory on Friday, striking out eight and allowing two runs over seven innings against the Mariners.

Twin-killing: Bats, Dean lift Twins over Seattle
via - Twins May 28, 2016 at 01:25 AM

The Twins got to Felix Hernandez for five runs in the third inning on Friday and rookie pitcher Pat Dean did the rest, striking out eight over seven innings in earning his first Major League victory.

Plouffe leaves game with right MCL sprain
via - Twins May 27, 2016 at 11:25 PM

Twins starting third baseman Trevor Plouffe left Friday's game against the Mariners in the fourth inning with a mild MCL sprain of his right knee.

Twins suspend pitching coach Allen
via - Twins May 27, 2016 at 08:13 PM

The Minnesota Twins have indefinitely suspended, with pay, pitching coach Neil Allen for his pending DWI charge.

Improved Sano vital to Twins' turnaround
via - Twins May 27, 2016 at 08:19 AM

There is nothing more to be done about the first 46 games of the season. But you had to like what manager Paul Molitor said in regard to Miguel Sano: "It's a tough game. He's kind of learned that."

Inbox: After slow start, are changes in store?
via - Twins May 26, 2016 at 03:25 PM

It's been a step back for Minnesota after last year's surprising season, and there are lots of questions to be answered. With that in mind, here's this week's Twins Inbox.

Round-trippers, snapped skids help Twins regain 'swagger'
via - Twins May 25, 2016 at 05:43 PM

The Twins entered Wednesday's game against the Royals with an almost unthinkable 0-17 record against the division-rival Royals, Tigers and White Sox.

Twins top Royals with trio of homers
via - Twins May 25, 2016 at 04:13 PM

Eduardo Nunez, Brian Dozier and Miguel Sano homered to help the Twins avoid a sweep at the hands of the Royals with a 7-5 victory in the series finale on Wednesday afternoon at Target Field.

Twins select reliever Boshers' contract
via - Twins May 25, 2016 at 12:19 PM

With the bullpen being overworked the last few weeks, the Twins opted to select the contract of lefty reliever Buddy Boshers on Wednesday, placing outfielder Darin Mastroianni on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique. To make room for Boshers on the 40-man roster, closer Glen Perkins was transferred to the 60-day DL.

Escobar's hot bat isn't enough to clip Royals
via - Twins May 25, 2016 at 01:25 AM

Lorenzo Cain tied a career high with four hits, while Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer to lift the Royals to a 7-4 win over the Twins on Tuesday night at Target Field.

Ryan shows full support for Molitor, coaches
via - Twins May 24, 2016 at 07:01 PM

Twins general manager Terry Ryan has made it known he remains behind manager Paul Molitor despite Minnesota having the worst record in the Majors, but Ryan also said he supports the entire coaching staff.

Mauer's early HR isn't enough to slow Royals
via - Twins May 24, 2016 at 02:13 AM

Salvador Perez was a homer short of the cycle, going a career-best 5-for-5 with a double and a triple, to help lead the Royals to a 10-4 win over the Twins on Monday night at Target Field.

Dozier looking to lead, gets advice from Torii
via - Twins May 23, 2016 at 07:25 PM

After going 1-for-16 in the Twins' four-game series against the Blue Jays that saw his average tumble to .199, second baseman Brian Dozier woke up on Monday morning to a phone call from his former teammate Torii Hunter.

Twins activate Escobar, option Polanco
via - Twins May 23, 2016 at 06:55 PM

The Twins activated shortstop Eduardo Escobar from the 15-day disabled list before Monday's game against the Royals, and optioned infielder Jorge Polanco to Triple-A Rochester.

Radke, Wilson to represent Twins at Draft
via - Twins May 23, 2016 at 03:31 PM

Major League Baseball announced the annual list of club reps for the 2016 MLB Draft on Monday, and as usual it is a star-studded gathering from the past that will man the phones and help welcome the future on the first night of selections.

Hughes settles after 1st, but no Twins rally this time
via - Twins May 22, 2016 at 06:55 PM

Marcus Stroman limited the Twins to three hits over 7 2/3 strong innings, and he was backed by consecutive homers to open the game from Jose Bautista and Josh Donaldson to lift the Blue Jays to a 3-1 win on Sunday at Target Field.

Perkins' shoulder flares up; 'pen session delayed
via - Twins May 22, 2016 at 12:43 PM

Twins closer Glen Perkins suffered a setback in his recovery from a strained left shoulder while playing long toss on Thursday, and he will not throw his scheduled bullpen session on Monday.

Twins stage 5-run 8th to upend Jays
via - Twins May 21, 2016 at 05:37 PM

The Twins snapped their five-game losing streak with a five-run rally in the eighth inning, keyed by a go-ahead three-run homer from Eduardo Nunez in a 5-3 win over the Blue Jays on Saturday afternoon at Target Field.

Escobar close to returning to Twins
via - Twins May 21, 2016 at 01:19 PM

Shortstop Eduardo Escobar started his rehab assignment with Class A Advanced Fort Myers on Friday, going 1-for-3 with a triple, and is nearing a return with the Twins.