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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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Chargois, Reed flourishing at Twins instructional league
via Mlb.com - Twins October 01, 2014 at 02:37 PM

Two young relievers are giving the Twins hope for a loaded bullpen in the future. J.T. Chargois, a second-round Draft pick in 2012, and Jake Reed, a fifth-round pick in 2014, have been showing off their power and command at Twins instructional league.

Buxton, Montas intriguing AFL prospects on the mend
via Mlb.com - Twins September 30, 2014 at 01:35 PM

Twins outfielder Byron Buxton (Salt River) and White Sox right-hander Francellis Montas (Glendale) are the hitter and pitcher Jim Callis is looking forward to watching most.

Twins brass says it was hard to dismiss Gardenhire
via Mlb.com - Twins September 29, 2014 at 09:35 PM

Twins owner Jim Pohlad and club president Dave St. Peter were unable to attend Monday's news conference announcing Ron Gardenhire's dismissal as the manager, but they reiterated it was a tough decision to move on from Gardenhire.

Twins players laud Gardy for his 13 years at helm
via Mlb.com - Twins September 29, 2014 at 07:35 PM

While the Twins struggled through four straight years with at least 90 losses, Ron Gardenhire never lost the support of the players in the clubhouse in his role as manager. Gardenhire was dismissed as manager on Monday after 13 years at the helm, but Twins players had nothing but positives to say about their former skipper.

GM Ryan back with Twins; Gardy mulls future
via Mlb.com - Twins September 29, 2014 at 06:35 PM

Terry Ryan confirmed he'll be back as Twins general manager next season, but Ron Gardenhire's future with the organization still remains undecided after being offered an undisclosed job with the Twins despite being dismissed as manager on Monday.

Gardenhire dismissed by Twins after 13 seasons
via Mlb.com - Twins September 29, 2014 at 05:35 PM

Ron Gardenhire, who managed the Twins to six American League Central championships in his 13 seasons with the team, was dismissed on Monday.

Ryan: Status of Twins' coaches to be determined
via Mlb.com - Twins September 28, 2014 at 12:35 PM

Twins general manager Terry Ryan remained noncommittal on the status of the Twins' coaching staff for next season, including pitching coach Rick Anderson, as he said that will be addressed once he meets with each coach individually after the season ends.

Gibson can further disrupt Tigers' title hopes
via Mlb.com - Twins September 28, 2014 at 11:05 AM

With Detroit just one game ahead of the Royals atop the AL Central, Sunday's finale with Minnesota at Comerica Park will carry the intensity of a postseason game. Tigers co-ace David Price will take the mound hoping to seal up the division crown on the spot and avoid a potential one-game tiebreaker with the Royals on Monday in Detroit. Since the Tigers' magic number to clinch the division is one,

Pesky Twins keep Tigers' celebration on hold
via Mlb.com - Twins September 27, 2014 at 11:35 PM

The Twins were spoilers yet again on Saturday night, as Ricky Nolasco threw six strong innings and was backed by a six-run fifth inning and a career-high six RBIs from Eduardo Escobar to hand the first-place Tigers a 12-3 loss at Comerica Park in the penultimate game of the regular season.

Twins set second opinion for Plouffe's arm fracture
via Mlb.com - Twins September 27, 2014 at 07:35 PM

Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe will get a second opinion on his fractured left forearm on Monday at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Plouffe, who sustained the injury on Wednesday as he tried to tag Arizona's A.J. Pollock on a slide into third base, saw Dr. Thomas Varecka in Minnesota on Thursday. Plouffe was told he won't need surgery and will need to wear a cast for six to eight weeks, bu

Facing hometown club, Achter picks up first victory
via Mlb.com - Twins September 26, 2014 at 11:35 PM

Twins reliever A.J. Achter couldn't have scripted his first Major League win any better. Achter, who grew up in nearby Toledo, Ohio, and played at Michigan State, tossed two strong innings in relief against his hometown Tigers to get his first victory in front of roughly a dozen family members and friends Friday night at Comerica Park.

Elbow issue may limit Schafer to pinch-running role
via Mlb.com - Twins September 26, 2014 at 07:35 PM

Twins outfielder Jordan Schafer has been dealing with a nerve issue in his right elbow after hyperextending it and could be held out of the starting lineup for the rest of the season.

Twins lose challenge on pickoff attempt
via Mlb.com - Twins September 25, 2014 at 10:35 PM

Twins manager Ron Gardenhire lost his challenge in the seventh inning of Thursday night's game against the Tigers.

May delivers quality start in his final outing
via Mlb.com - Twins September 25, 2014 at 09:35 PM

Trevor May, making his ninth career start, turned in six innings of three-run ball, but the offense couldn't rally for him in a 4-2 loss to the Tigers on Thursday night at Comerica Park.

Mauer returns from one-game rest for elbow
via Mlb.com - Twins September 25, 2014 at 07:35 PM

After missing Wednesday's game with a right elbow contusion, Twins first baseman Joe Mauer returned to the lineup on Thursday in the series opener against the Tigers.

Plouffe may avoid surgery for forearm fracture
via Mlb.com - Twins September 25, 2014 at 06:35 PM

Trevor Plouffe met with a specialist Thursday who said no surgery would be needed for the third baseman's fractured left forearm, but Twins general manager Terry Ryan said Plouffe would get a second opinion to be certain.

Twins rename spring home CenturyLink Sports Complex
via Mlb.com - Twins September 25, 2014 at 04:35 PM

The Twins have come to an agreement to rename their spring home from Lee County Sports Complex to CenturyLink Sports Complex as part of an ongoing partnership with their official communications provider.

May hopes to close rookie season on positive note
via Mlb.com - Twins September 24, 2014 at 10:35 PM

As the Tigers enter the final series of the regular season seeking their fourth American League Central title in a row, they turn to one of their best, Max Scherzer, to help them get one step closer. The right-hander gets the ball Thursday opposite rookie righty Trevor May in the first of four games between the Tigers and Twins at Comerica Park.

No twin for this: Hughes breaks strikeout-to-walk record
via Mlb.com - Twins September 24, 2014 at 05:35 PM

The Twins' Phil Hughes set a Major League record for strikeout-to-walk ratio for a season in Wednesday's 2-1 victory over the D-backs, passing Bret Saberhagen's mark with the 1994 Mets.

Plouffe to miss rest of season with forearm fracture
via Mlb.com - Twins September 24, 2014 at 02:35 PM

Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe left Wednesday's game against the D-backs in the sixth inning with a fractured left forearm, and he will miss the rest of the season.