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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 to activate Stauffer; Bernier optioned
via Mlb.com - Twins May 21, 2015 at 12:39 PM

The Twins will activate right-handed reliever Tim Stauffer from the 15-day disabled list prior to Friday's game against the White Sox, the club announced on Thursday. Infielder Doug Bernier was optioned to Triple-A Rochester to make room for Stauffer on the roster.

Buxton among top performers in Minors Wednesday
via Mlb.com - Twins May 21, 2015 at 06:09 AM

The Twins received standout performances from five of their Top 30 prospects in the same game Wednesday night. No. 1 prospect Byron Buxton led the way with two triples for Double-A Chattanooga.

Mauer picks good time for first homer of 2015
via Mlb.com - Twins May 20, 2015 at 11:39 PM

Joe Mauer picked an opportune time for his first homer of the year. Mauer, who hadn't homered since Aug. 17, connected on a go-ahead solo blast in the 13th inning to lift the Twins to a 4-3 win over the Pirates on Wednesday night. Mauer's homer off Pirates left-hander Antonio Bastardo broke a career-long homerless drought of 76 games and 286 at-bats.

Fien, Arcia ready to begin rehab assignments
via Mlb.com - Twins May 20, 2015 at 06:33 PM

Twins reliever Casey Fien threw a bullpen session at Target Field without any issues on Wednesday, and is set to begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester.

Twins' offense strikes early against Liriano
via Mlb.com - Twins May 19, 2015 at 11:39 PM

It was a version of left-hander Francisco Liriano the Twins had seen plenty of times before. But this time, fortunately for Minnesota, it came in a Pirates uniform, as he struggled against his former team in an 8-5 win for the Twins. Liriano, who pitched with the Twins from 2005-2012, lasted just two innings, giving up seven runs on five hits and two walks.

Santana begins throwing bullpen sessions
via Mlb.com - Twins May 19, 2015 at 07:39 PM

Right-hander Ervin Santana, who is serving an 80-game suspension for the use of a performance-enhancing substance, has started throwing bullpen sessions at the Twins' Spring Training complex in Fort Myers, Fla.

No place like home: Twins thriving at Target Field
via Mlb.com - Twins May 18, 2015 at 12:39 PM

After a Twins win at Target Field, veteran outfielder Torii Hunter addresses his teammates from the middle of the clubhouse, and then the fun really starts.

Gibson can't go deep as bullpen implodes
via Mlb.com - Twins May 17, 2015 at 06:39 PM

The importance of having a pitcher get deep into the game was evident for the Twins on Sunday, as right-hander Kyle Gibson kept his team in the game, but lasted just five innings, which opened the door for the bullpen to implode in an 11-3 loss to the Rays at Target Field.

Fien, Nunez inch closer toward return to Twins
via Mlb.com - Twins May 17, 2015 at 01:39 PM

Twins reliever Casey Fien, on the 15-day disabled list since April 30 with a right shoulder strain, threw a 30-pitch bullpen session without any issues on Sunday.

May's strong outing sets stage for late-inning win
via Mlb.com - Twins May 16, 2015 at 06:39 PM

Paul Molitor showed faith in Trevor May to pitch deeper into Saturday's game, and while the move initially did not work out, the Twins bounce back to claim a 6-4 win over the Rays on Saturday.

Twins turn to Gibson to finish home series vs. Rays
via Mlb.com - Twins May 16, 2015 at 05:33 PM

The Twins complete a three-game series against the Rays on Sunday behind Kyle Gibson. Chris Archer gets the start for the Rays at Target Field.

Twins activate Robinson, place Schafer on DL
via Mlb.com - Twins May 16, 2015 at 01:33 PM

The Twins activated outfielder Shane Robinson from the family emergency list after missing four games, and placed fellow outfielder Jordan Schafer on the 15-day DL with a right knee MCL sprain.

Minnesota's Sano among top performers in Minors Friday
via Mlb.com - Twins May 16, 2015 at 06:09 AM

Twins No. 2 prospect Miguel Sano has displayed considerable power throughout his time in the Minor Leagues. He did so twice Friday night, nine innings apart.

Dozier has blast celebrating winning birthday
via Mlb.com - Twins May 15, 2015 at 11:33 PM

It was a nice way for Brian Dozier to celebrate his 28th birthday. The second baseman hit a game-tying homer and came through with the go-ahead sacrifice fly to help lead the Twins to a 3-2 win over the Rays on Friday night.

Dozier's pair of RBIs help Twins sting Rays
via Mlb.com - Twins May 15, 2015 at 10:33 PM

Brian Dozier logged a pair of RBIs, including the go-ahead sacrifice fly in a two-run seventh that lifted the Twins to a 3-2 win over the Rays in the series opener on Friday night at Target Field. Tampa Bay starter Jake Odorizzi logged six solid frames in the loss.

Nunez slated for batting practice on Saturday
via Mlb.com - Twins May 15, 2015 at 07:39 PM

Twins utility man Eduardo Nunez, outfielder Oswaldo Arcia and right-hander Casey Fien are continuing to make progress with their injuries and could all return before the end of the month.

Despite tough finale, Twins hold heads high
via Mlb.com - Twins May 14, 2015 at 06:33 PM

After their 6-2 win on Wednesday night, the Twins had a chance to end their six-game road trip on a high note with a victory against the Tigers that would've moved them into a second-place tie in the American League Central. Instead, the Twins looked more like the team that got swept at Comerica Park to open the year, as they were beaten, 13-1, on Thursday afternoon.

Molitor taking to replay -- with a little help
via Mlb.com - Twins May 14, 2015 at 04:39 PM

Being a first-time manager, Paul Molitor has had to get used to baseball's instant replay challenge system, but so far, he's fared well with it.

Twins shake Comerica slump behind Nolasco
via Mlb.com - Twins May 13, 2015 at 11:39 PM

After being outscored by a 24-2 margin in four losses at Comerica Park this season, the Twins finally broke through with a 6-2 win over the Tigers on Wednesday night.

Boyer finds groove as Twins heat up
via Mlb.com - Twins May 13, 2015 at 07:39 PM

When the Twins turned it around after a slow start, winning 17 of 26, Blaine Boyer has been a big part of the bullpen with 13 1/3 straight scoreless innings over 11 appearances to lower his season ERA to 2.76.