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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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Local writers honor Dozier with 3 Diamond Awards
via - Twins October 19, 2016 at 11:50 AM

The Twins announced Wednesday the winners of the annual Diamond Awards, with second baseman Brian Dozier earning three honors, including the Calvin R. Griffith Award as the Most Valuable Twin.

Milone among five outrighted by Twins
via - Twins October 17, 2016 at 09:08 PM

The Twins cleared space on their 40-man roster on Monday, outrighting infielder James Beresford, outfielder Logan Schafer and left-handers Tommy Milone, Pat Dean and Andrew Albers to Triple-A Rochester.

Granite, Gonsalves earn Twins' Minors POY honors
via - Twins October 14, 2016 at 09:38 AM

Outfielder Zach Granite was named the Twins Minor League Player of the Year, while left-hander Stephen Gonsalves was named the Twins Minor League Pitcher of the Year, the organization announced Wednesday.

Gonsalves, Palka named Twins' MLB Pipeline Prospects of Year
via - Twins October 10, 2016 at 11:38 AM

Left-hander Stephen Gonsalves and outfielder Daniel Palka didn't have as much hype as other Twins prospects heading into the season, but both had breakout years and were rewarded by being named's Twins Prospects of the Year.

Carew, Ziegler earn Bob Feller Act of Valor honors
via - Twins October 05, 2016 at 03:38 PM

Boston Red Sox reliever Brad Ziegler and former Minnesota Twins and California Angels great Rod Carew are the 2016 Bob Feller Act of Valor Award honorees, the Bob Feller Act of Valor Award Foundation announced Wednesday.

Falvey named Twins' chief baseball officer
via - Twins October 03, 2016 at 10:26 AM

With the regular season coming to a close for the Twins on Sunday, they formally announced the hiring of Derek Falvey to be executive vice president and chief baseball officer on Monday.

After early stumble, Twins never found footing
via - Twins October 02, 2016 at 08:26 PM

After a surprising 2015 campaign that saw the Twins contend for their first postseason berth since 2010, the Twins took a major step backward this season, losing more than 100 games for the second time since the franchise moved to Minnesota in 1961.

Twins overcome Sale to end year on high note
via - Twins October 02, 2016 at 05:38 PM

Chris Sale's final pitch of an All-Star 2016 season was a slider that caught Miguel Sano looking in the fifth inning of a 6-3 Minnesota victory over the White Sox Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field. Whether that pitch will be Sale's last as part of the White Sox remains to be seen.

Buxton leads off with inside-the-park HR
via - Twins October 02, 2016 at 04:26 PM

Byron Buxton wasted little time in his first game at leadoff hitter this year, smacking the first pitch from White Sox ace Chris Sale over the head of center fielder Leury Garcia for an inside-the-park homer in the season finale on Sunday. Buxton showed off his elite speed, as he made it to home in 14.05 seconds, which was the fastest time recorded by Statcast™ on an inside-the-parker over t

Sore right oblique ends Dozier's career year
via - Twins October 02, 2016 at 02:20 PM

Twins second baseman Brian Dozier's career year came to a close on Sunday, as he was held out of the lineup in the series finale against the White Sox with right oblique soreness he sustained during Saturday's 6-0 win.

Backed by Buxton, Santiago silences White Sox
via - Twins October 01, 2016 at 10:50 PM

The White Sox drafted Hector Santiago in 2006 and developed him as a starter, closer and everything in between. The left-hander has shown his gratitude by beating the White Sox yet again on Saturday night at U.S. Cellular Field, as Santiago pushed the Twins to a 6-0 victory.

Molitor: Mauer won't start final 2 games
via - Twins October 01, 2016 at 06:26 PM

Twins manager Paul Molitor met with Joe Mauer before Saturday's game against the White Sox and informed the first baseman that he doesn't plan to start him in either of Minnesota's final two games. Mauer has been dealing with a strained right quad since mid-August, and it's led to complications with his left leg as well. He's made one start dating back to Sept. 18, coming on Sunday against the Mar

Twins come up short vs. White Sox
via - Twins September 30, 2016 at 10:38 PM

Carlos Rodon appeared to find the strikeout pitch in finishing up this 2016 season. After going the entire year without reaching double-digits in a start, Rodon matched a career-high by striking out 11 over eight innings last Sunday in Cleveland and fanned 10 in six innings during a 7-3 victory over the Twins Friday night at U.S. Cellular Field. Rodon allowed two earned runs over his last 14 innin

Suzuki mulling over his future in baseball
via - Twins September 30, 2016 at 06:38 PM

Twins manager Paul Molitor said he met with veteran catcher Kurt Suzuki earlier this week to tell him he won't catch any more games this season. Suzuki, who turns 33 on Tuesday, has been solid this year, hitting .258/.301/.403 with eight homers, 24 doubles and 49 RBIs in 106 games, but has struggled this month and had stitches inserted into his chin for a second time this year on Sept. 14. Suzuki

Twins rally in 9th for first road win against KC
via - Twins September 30, 2016 at 09:38 AM

After nine straight losses at Kauffman Stadium, the Twins rallied for three runs in the ninth off Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera to secure a 7-6 win in the series finale on Thursday night.

Dozier gets mental break in his homer chase
via - Twins September 29, 2016 at 06:02 PM

Twins second baseman Brian Dozier was slated to remain in the lineup until the end of the season on Sunday, but manager Paul Molitor changed his mind amid Dozier's 1-for-30 slump. Instead, Dozier was held out of the lineup against the Royals on Thursday.

Twins fall short despite Vargas' homer
via - Twins September 28, 2016 at 09:38 PM

The Royals rallied for three runs in the eighth -- fueled by an RBI double from Kendrys Morales and a two-run single from Alex Gordon -- to beat the Twins, 5-2, on Wednesday night, their fourth straight win. But the Royals were eliminated from postseason contention as Baltimore beat Toronto.

Molitor happy front office hire is close
via - Twins September 28, 2016 at 06:02 PM

The Twins have yet to officially name Indians assistant general manager Derek Falvey as their new head of baseball operations, but manager Paul Molitor said he's excited about the prospect of having a hire made early in the offseason.

Twins drop opener as Royals walk off
via - Twins September 27, 2016 at 11:20 PM

The defending World Series champions are still alive, for one more day. Billy Burns hit a sacrifice fly to center, scoring rookie Raul Mondesi in the bottom of the 11th inning as the Royals topped the Twins, 4-3, on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals' elimination number remained at 1.

Twins find their man in Tribe's Falvey
via - Twins September 27, 2016 at 05:08 PM

The Twins are set to hire Indians assistant general manager Derek Falvey as their new president of baseball operations, according to a Major League source.