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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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Missed chances thwart Twins in Toronto
via Mlb.com - Twins August 03, 2015 at 05:39 PM

With the way the Twins' offense has been scuffling, the last pitcher they wanted to face on Monday was David Price.

Santana outdueled by Price as Twins fall to Jays
via Mlb.com - Twins August 03, 2015 at 03:33 PM

David Price dazzled in his Blue Jays debut, allowing just one run over eight innings, and he was backed by homers from Josh Donaldson and Ryan Goins in a 5-1 win over the Twins on Monday afternoon at Rogers Centre.

Means leads Prospect Team of the Week
via Mlb.com - Twins August 03, 2015 at 12:39 PM

Left-hander John Means barely snuck onto MLBPipeline.com's Orioles Top 30 Prospects list, checking in at No. 29. While he may not have the highest profile in Baltimore's system, he's raising it after his performance in July.

Offensive woes mar series split vs. Mariners
via Mlb.com - Twins August 02, 2015 at 06:39 PM

For the second straight game, after not having their best day at the plate, the Twins entered the bottom of the ninth on Sunday down a run. And for the second straight game, the Twins tied it up. But unlike Saturday, the Twins were unable to come up with the go-ahead run they needed after that and lost to the Mariners, 4-1, in 11 innings.

Pelfrey twirls gem, but Twins fall in extras
via Mlb.com - Twins August 02, 2015 at 05:39 PM

After a wild ninth inning that saw both teams exchange solo homers to send the game to extra innings, Logan Morrison connected on a go-ahead RBI double in the 11th to help lift the Mariners to a 4-1 win over the Twins on Sunday afternoon at Target Field.

Milone hits DL with mild left elbow strain
via Mlb.com - Twins August 02, 2015 at 01:33 PM

The Twins placed left-hander Tommy Milone on the 15-day disabled list with a mild left elbow strain on Sunday, and will select the contract of right-hander Tyler Duffey from Triple-A Rochester on Monday.

Suzuki's walk-off awakens bats from slumber
via Mlb.com - Twins August 01, 2015 at 11:33 PM

The Twins showed their resiliency against Mariners closer Carson Smith, scoring twice with two outs in the ninth, including a walk-off RBI single from Kurt Suzuki in a much-needed 3-2 win in front of a frenzied crowd at Target Field.

Twins honor 50th anniversary of '65 AL pennant
via Mlb.com - Twins August 01, 2015 at 09:39 PM

Sandy Valdespino has had the first weekend of August marked on his calendar since late January. That's when the former outfielder got a letter from the Twins informing him of the plan to hold a 1965 reunion weekend, honoring the pennant-winning group on its 50th anniversary.

New father Plouffe back to work with Twins
via Mlb.com - Twins August 01, 2015 at 07:33 PM

It might be some time before Teddy Plouffe makes his Target Field debut, but his father, Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe, was happy to be back at work Saturday after spending the past three days on the paternity list.

Santana, Polanco optioned to clear space
via Mlb.com - Twins July 31, 2015 at 11:33 PM

To make room for new acquisition Kevin Jepsen and third baseman Trevor Plouffe, who is returning from the paternity list, the Twins announced they will option shortstops Danny Santana and Jorge Polanco to Triple-A and Double-A, respectively, after Friday's 6-1 loss to the Mariners.

Sano shines, but Twins shut down by Mariners
via Mlb.com - Twins July 31, 2015 at 10:39 PM

Taijuan Walker was dominant Friday, helping the Mariners snap a four-game losing streak and giving up just one run on one hit in Friday's 6-1 victory over the Twins. Walker struck out 11 in the second complete game of his career, and was aided by two RBIs apiece from Brad Miller, Jesus Montero and Nelson Cruz.

Hicks credits vet Hunter for improved play
via Mlb.com - Twins July 31, 2015 at 08:39 PM

Like so many of his teammates in so many times this year, Twins center fielder Aaron Hicks was quick to credit Torii Hunter when asked about his own success. Hunter has been a mentor to him, helping him game plan and answering his questions.

Twins add to bullpen by getting Jepsen from Rays
via Mlb.com - Twins July 31, 2015 at 07:33 PM

The Twins received much-needed relief help before Friday's non-waiver Trade Deadline, as they acquired right-handed reliever Kevin Jepsen from the Rays for two Minor Leaguers.

Kepler, Gonsalves among 10 top prospect performers Thursday
via Mlb.com - Twins July 31, 2015 at 06:09 AM

After getting a bump in the revised Top 30 Prospect Rankings, Max Kepler is in a groove for Double-A Chattanooga. The outfielder followed a homer on Wednesday night with two homers on Thursday as the Lookouts took down Pensacola, 3-0.

Rosario flirts with cycle to lead hit parade
via Mlb.com - Twins July 30, 2015 at 11:33 PM

Eddie Rosario and Aaron Hicks combined for six hits, five runs and four RBIs to help the Twins snap a four-game losing streak with a 9-5 win over the Mariners on Thursday night at Target Field.

Twins open to deal, but won't force one
via Mlb.com - Twins July 30, 2015 at 09:33 PM

With one day left before the Trade Deadline, the Twins have yet to make a deal, but general manager Terry Ryan said he's still hopeful he'll get something done before Friday's deadline.

Miscues aplenty sting Twins in finale vs. Bucs
via Mlb.com - Twins July 29, 2015 at 06:33 PM

After smacking a hit to right field, Miguel Sano rounded second, overrunning the base by just a couple of steps. He was tagged out, ending a mistake-filled game in a fitting way as the Twins fell to the Pirates, 10-4, on Wednesday afternoon at Target Field.

Early lead fizzles as Twins drop fourth straight
via Mlb.com - Twins July 29, 2015 at 04:39 PM

Andrew McCutchen had three RBIs, including a two-run homer, to back left-hander Francisco Liriano against his former team in a 10-4 win for the Pirates over the Twins on Wednesday afternoon at Target Field.

Petition started to put Killebrew on US stamp
via Mlb.com - Twins July 29, 2015 at 01:33 PM

Harmon Killebrew has been honored with numerous accolades after his illustrious playing career -- including being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1984 and the Minnesota Twins' Hall of Fame in 2000 -- but he could see his likeness on a U.S. postage stamp.

Bullpen hitting bump in the road
via Mlb.com - Twins July 29, 2015 at 06:09 AM

Just a few days before the non-waiver Trade Deadline, likely the biggest item on the Twins' wish list revealed itself once more: Minnesota needs bullpen reinforcements.