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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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Umpires review count, but pitches don't add up
via - Twins April 22, 2014 at 11:38 PM

The umpiring crew initiated a replay challenge to check the count in the fifth inning of the Rays' 7-3 win over the Twins on Tuesday, but still got the call incorrect.

Fuld joins Twins in familiar setting
via - Twins April 22, 2014 at 08:26 PM

Outfielder Sam Fuld admitted it was weird walking into the visitors' clubhouse for the first time at Tropicana Field on Tuesday, as he officially joined the Twins in time for their series against his former club.

McCartney to play concert at Target Field
via - Twins April 21, 2014 at 08:26 PM

Rock legend Paul McCartney's global "Out There" tour will feature a performance at Target Field on Aug. 2, the Twins announced on Monday.

Gibson kicks off series in Tampa vs. Price
via - Twins April 20, 2014 at 09:38 PM

The Rays welcome the Twins to Tropicana Field on Tuesday to begin a three-game series. Last season, the Rays held a 6-1 advantage over the Twins, sweeping them in a four-game home series in July before taking two out of three in a September series in Minnesota. David Price will start for the Rays while Kyle Gibson goes for the Twins.

Suzuki happy to help as designated hitter
via - Twins April 20, 2014 at 08:26 PM

Kurt Suzuki loves to strap on the catching gear and work behind the plate. But on those days when the Twins don't ask Suzuki to endure the wear and tear of catching, it's a nice luxury for Minnesota to know he can still help the club as a designated hitter.

Suzuki makes impact as DH in loss to KC
via - Twins April 19, 2014 at 08:26 PM

Kurt Suzuki got a day off from working behind the plate on Saturday, but he was still in the lineup as the designated hitter -- going 2-for-4 with three RBIs in the Twins' 5-4 loss to the Royals.

Antony says Bartlett mulling retirement
via - Twins April 18, 2014 at 08:38 PM

Veteran shortstop Jason Bartlett has informed the Twins that he is contemplating retirement. Assistant general manager Rob Antony said the club didn't have a hint that Bartlett might be thinking about retirement when he recently reported to Class A Advanced Fort Myers for a rehab assignment.

Twins pounce with wild rally in six-run eighth
via - Twins April 17, 2014 at 11:38 PM

The Twins rallied for six runs in the eighth inning, with the first three coming on wild pitches, to shock the Blue Jays with a 9-5 win to sweep Thursday's doubleheader at Target Field.

Twins take Game 1 behind Gibson's eight scoreless
via - Twins April 17, 2014 at 08:26 PM

Despite the coldest game-time temperature in Minnesota baseball history, both the Twins' bats and right-hander Kyle Gibson stayed hot in a 7-0 win over the Blue Jays in the first game of a doubleheader on Thursday at Target Field.

Pelfrey to take hill in nightcap of doubleheader
via - Twins April 16, 2014 at 08:26 PM

The Blue Jays and Twins are set to play a split doubleheader on Thursday after their Wednesday game was postponed because of inclement weather. Toronto's Dustin McGowan and Minnesota's Mike Pelfrey will square off in the nightcap.

Arcia receives cortisone shot in ailing wrist
via - Twins April 15, 2014 at 08:38 PM

Outfielder Oswaldo Arcia, who is on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 5 with a sprained right wrist, received a cortisone shot in his wrist on Tuesday and will rest the next few days before continuing his rehab.

Inbox: Can Twins' offense keep up fast start?
via - Twins April 14, 2014 at 08:26 PM

Can the Twins' offense keep producing at such a high rate? Will their rotation improve? Twins beat reporter Rhett Bollinger answers these questions and more in the latest Inbox.

Hughes out to ground Jays' offense in opener
via - Twins April 13, 2014 at 08:26 PM

Brandon Morrow and Phil Hughes will square off on Tuesday at Target Field, as the Blue Jays face the Twins in the opener of a three-game set.

Willingham lands on DL with sore left wrist
via - Twins April 12, 2014 at 08:26 PM

As planned, the Twins placed outfielder Josh Willingham on the 15-day disabled list with a sore left wrist sustained on a hit-by-pitch last Sunday. To replace Willingham on the roster, right-hander Michael Tonkin was recalled from Triple-A Rochester.

Twins set to place Willingham on disabled list
via - Twins April 11, 2014 at 08:38 PM

The Twins announced they will place left fielder Josh Willingham on the 15-day disabled list prior to Saturday's game. A round of batting practice on Friday yielded familiar soreness in the left wrist that was hit by a pitch last Sunday.

Gardenhire out to attend funeral for Hirschbeck's son
via - Twins April 11, 2014 at 08:26 PM

Twins manager Ron Gardenhire will not be in the dugout for the next two games as he attends the funeral of Michael Hirschbeck, the 27-year-old son of Major League umpire John Hirschbeck.

Umpires review for collision-rule violation in Minnesota
via - Twins April 10, 2014 at 08:26 PM

An umpire review was initiated in the sixth inning of Oakland's 6-1 win over the Twins on Thursday, as umpires used replay to determine whether catcher Josmil Pinto illegally blocked home plate from a Jed Lowrie slide. The play was confirmed.

Twins, MLB open All-Star grant initiative for nonprofits
via - Twins April 09, 2014 at 08:26 PM

The Twins and MLB announced Wednesday the creation of the first "All-Star Fans Choose" grant initiative, which will give $500,000 to a nonprofit organization in the Upper Midwest for a capital project to benefit its community. Nonprofit groups in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and western Wisconsin may apply at through May 23.

Taking a chance benefiting Colabello, Twins
via - Twins April 08, 2014 at 08:26 PM

So far, Chris Colabello's decision to go with his heart and stick with the Twins rather than signing overseas in the Korean Baseball Organization is paying dividends, as he's off to one of the best starts in the Majors.

Correia can't contain A's, who spoil home opener
via - Twins April 07, 2014 at 08:38 PM

The home opener for the Twins at Target Field was spoiled by a subpar outing by Kevin Correia, who struggled through 5 2/3 innings in an 8-3 loss to the A's on Monday.