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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 come up just short against Mariners
via Mlb.com - Twins September 25, 2016 at 05:56 PM

Time may be running out on the Mariners playoff chances, but they kept hope alive with a 4-3 victory over the Twins on Sunday behind a trio of home runs by Nelson Cruz and Jesus Sucre at Target Field.

Twins mourn passing of Fernandez
via Mlb.com - Twins September 25, 2016 at 01:14 PM

When Twins second baseman Brian Dozier woke up Sunday morning, he immediately checked Twitter and saw the breaking news that 24-year-old Marlins ace Jose Fernandez had tragically died in a boating accident. "I had to read it over and over to make sure I was reading it right," said a somber Dozier.

Homers hold up to back Duffey's strong outing
via Mlb.com - Twins September 25, 2016 at 11:56 AM

Other than a prodigious blast by Nelson Cruz, right-hander Tyler Duffey shut down the Mariners for seven innings Saturday as the Twins snapped a seven-game losing streak and dented Seattle's Wild Card pursuits with a 3-2 victory at Target Field.

Defensive whiz Buxton also impresses with bat
via Mlb.com - Twins September 24, 2016 at 06:32 PM

While Byron Buxton has continued to prove himself to be an elite defender in center field, as evidenced by his leaping catch to rob Nelson Cruz of a potential three-run homer on Friday, it's Buxton's offense this month that has the Twins excited about his future.

Buxton robs HR by leaps and astounds
via Mlb.com - Twins September 24, 2016 at 09:38 AM

Highlight-reel catches have become a common occurrence for Twins rookie center fielder Byron Buxton, but he made one of his best catches of the season to rob Seattle's Nelson Cruz of a potential three-run homer in the third inning on Friday night.

Buxton's grab dazzles before Mariners pounce
via Mlb.com - Twins September 23, 2016 at 11:56 PM

Mariners lefty James Paxton took matters into his own hands on Friday with a powerful seven-inning outing, and he got plenty of help from his offense as Seattle topped the Twins, 10-1, to stay in pursuit of an American League Wild Card.

Buxton's grab dazzles before Mariners pounce
via Mlb.com - Twins September 23, 2016 at 11:26 PM

Mariners lefty James Paxton took matters into his own hands on Friday with a powerful seven-inning outing, and he got plenty of help from his offense as Seattle topped the Twins, 10-1, to stay in pursuit of an American League Wild Card.

Kepler, Twins relieved day after neck injury
via Mlb.com - Twins September 23, 2016 at 08:02 PM

The Twins received good news on rookie outfielder Max Kepler, who suffered a mild neck strain in Thursday's game against the Tigers but could return to the lineup as early as Saturday.

Start of Mariners-Twins delayed by rain
via Mlb.com - Twins September 23, 2016 at 07:20 PM

The Twins and Mariners opened Friday night's game (7:10 CT) in a rain delay, but were aiming for a 7:45 start.

Santana can't slow Tigers in twin-bill nightcap
via Mlb.com - Twins September 22, 2016 at 11:38 PM

The Tigers rolled into Target Field on Thursday morning for a long day of work. They left town with an American League Wild Card spot in their grasp. Justin Verlander's six innings of work and Erick Aybar's two RBIs helped Detroit to a doubleheader sweep, capped by a 4-2 win in the nightcap.

Twins drop battle of bullpens in Game 1
via Mlb.com - Twins September 22, 2016 at 04:44 PM

Justin Upton's seventh-inning solo homer broke a low-scoring battle Thursday afternoon at Target Field before Victor Martinez's pinch-hit three-run homer in the ninth sent the Tigers on their way to a 9-2 win over the Twins to begin a day-night doubleheader.

Dozier extends hit streak with historic 42nd HR
via Mlb.com - Twins September 22, 2016 at 01:56 PM

Brian Dozier made history against the Tigers on Thursday afternoon in Game 1 of a split doubleheader, as he connected on his 42nd homer of the year and his 40th while playing second base, which set an American League record for homers hit by a second baseman.

May diagnosed with stress fracture in back
via Mlb.com - Twins September 22, 2016 at 01:38 PM

After visiting back specialist Dr. Robert Watkins in Southern California on Monday, Twins reliever Trevor May was diagnosed with a stress fracture in his back.

Tigers-Twins rained out; split twin bill Thursday
via Mlb.com - Twins September 21, 2016 at 11:14 PM

After a rain delay of nearly two hours Wednesday at Target Field, the Twins' game against the Tigers was postponed due to rain. It'll be made up as part of a split doubleheader Thursday, with the first game at 1 p.m. CT and the second game at 7 p.m. CT.

Tigers-Twins matchup delayed by rain in 3rd
via Mlb.com - Twins September 21, 2016 at 08:44 PM

In a scoreless game in the bottom of the third inning Wednesday, the Twins and Tigers were delayed by rain at Target Field. The rain delay began at 8:15 p.m. CT and there was no immediate word of when the game will resume.

Sano hopes to rejoin Twins' lineup Thursday
via Mlb.com - Twins September 21, 2016 at 07:02 PM

Twins third baseman Miguel Sano, who has been out since Sept. 13 with lower back soreness, reported some stiffness Wednesday after participating in baseball activities for the first time Tuesday.

Twins, Santiago can't keep pace vs. Tigers
via Mlb.com - Twins September 21, 2016 at 09:38 AM

With an American League postseason spot still in sight, the Tigers got their series against the last-place Twins off to a strong start with an 8-1 win on Tuesday night at Target Field.

Twins' Rosario done for season with thumb fracture
via Mlb.com - Twins September 20, 2016 at 06:56 PM

After receiving further testing on Monday, Twins outfielder Eddie Rosario was diagnosed with a fractured left thumb and will miss the rest of the season, manager Paul Molitor said on Tuesday.

With Twins' struggles, Dozier can't enjoy career year
via Mlb.com - Twins September 18, 2016 at 07:02 PM

Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is having the offensive season of a lifetime. His fifth-inning single in Sunday's 3-2 loss to the Mets at Citi Field extended his hitting streak to 22 games in a row.

Vargas' homer not enough to back uneven Gibson in finale
via Mlb.com - Twins September 18, 2016 at 03:32 PM

With each passing day, the Mets' flirtation with postseason baseball becomes increasingly serious. As the Giants and Cardinals slugged things out amongst themselves this weekend in San Francisco, the Mets quietly took care of their own business at home, capping a three-game sweep of the Twins on Sunday with a 3-2 victory.