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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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Trio of HRs help Twins maintain 2nd Wild Card
via Mlb.com - Twins August 22, 2017 at 10:20 PM

Jorge Polanco, Kennys Vargas and Eddie Rosario homered to back a strong effort from right-hander Kyle Gibson and carry the Twins to a 4-1 win over the White Sox on Tuesday night at Guaranteed Rate Field. It helped the Twins remain in the second AL Wild Card spot ahead of the Angels.

Fifth rotation spot in flux next time through
via Mlb.com - Twins August 22, 2017 at 10:08 PM

After Monday's doubleheader that saw Tim Melville start Game 1 and Dillon Gee start in Game 2, the Twins are exploring their options for their fifth starter spot once it comes up again Saturday.

Gibson out to boost Twins' Wild Card hopes
via Mlb.com - Twins August 22, 2017 at 12:56 PM

While it won't Lucas Giolito's Major League debut, there will be a similar buzz when he takes the mound at Guaranteed Rate Field on Tuesday. Giolito, the White Sox No. 6 prospect and the No. 59 in baseball according to MLBPipeline.com, will make his club debut in the third of five games in a four-day span against righty Kyle Gibson and the Twins.

Twins split on South Side, lead for 2nd WC
via Mlb.com - Twins August 22, 2017 at 09:38 AM

Blasts from Jorge Polanco and Brian Dozier highlighted a four-homer performance as the Minnesota Twins stormed to a 10-2 win and split a straight doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field on Monday.

Twins hit 4 homers to split DH on South Side
via Mlb.com - Twins August 21, 2017 at 11:20 PM

Blasts from Jorge Polanco and Brian Dozier highlighted a four-homer performance as the Minnesota Twins stormed to a 10-2 win and split a straight doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field on Monday.

LIVE Color Feed: Twins vs. White Sox
via Mlb.com - Twins August 21, 2017 at 04:14 PM

Video highlights, Statcast info, analysis, tweets, key updates, the latest news and more from the Gameday Color Feed.

Sano officially on DL, Twins recall Vargas
via Mlb.com - Twins August 21, 2017 at 03:02 PM

The Twins officially placed third baseman Miguel Sano on the 10-day disabled list Monday with a stress reaction to his left shin. In a corresponding move, first baseman/designated hitter Kennys Vargas was recalled from Triple-A Rochester.

Twin bill opens five-game set with White Sox
via Mlb.com - Twins August 21, 2017 at 11:50 AM

The Twins and White Sox will begin a five-game divisional tilt with a doubleheader at Guaranteed Rate Field on Monday. Chicago will trot out left-hander Carlos Rodon in the first game and right-hander Carson Fulmer in the nightcap. Meanwhile, Minnesota plans to start right-handers Tim Melville in the opener, while Dillon Gee will go in the nightcap.

Rosario rakes slam in Twins' 9-run first frame
via Mlb.com - Twins August 20, 2017 at 08:02 PM

Twins outfielder Eddie Rosario delivered the signature blow of a nine-run first inning in Minnesota's 12-5 victory over Arizona at Target Field on Sunday.

Twins sweep D-backs behind early outburst
via Mlb.com - Twins August 20, 2017 at 05:38 PM

They played 8 1/2 innings at Target Field on Sunday afternoon, but the D-backs-Twins game was decided much earlier when Minnesota scored nine runs in the first inning en route to a 12-5 win and a sweep of the three-game series.

LIVE Color Feed: D-backs vs. Twins
via Mlb.com - Twins August 20, 2017 at 01:02 PM

Video highlights, Statcast info, analysis, tweets, key updates, the latest news and more from the Gameday Color Feed.

Colon, Twins eye 3-game sweep of D-backs
via Mlb.com - Twins August 20, 2017 at 09:38 AM

The D-backs and Twins wrap up a three-game weekend set at Target Field on Sunday, as Minnesota righty Bartolo Colon (4-10, 6.70 ERA) counters Arizona lefty T.J. McFarland (4-4, 4.14) in an Interleague matchup. The Twins are tied with the Angels for the second American League Wild Card, while the D-backs are one game behind the National League Wild Card-leading Rockies.

Brilliant Berrios backed by 5-run 4th in win
via Mlb.com - Twins August 19, 2017 at 09:56 PM

The bottom of the fourth inning started innocently enough with a single to right, but when it ended nine batters and five runs later, the Twins had firm control of the game as they went on to beat the D-backs for the second straight night, 5-0, on Saturday at Target Field.

Berrios out to get back on track vs. D-backs
via Mlb.com - Twins August 19, 2017 at 11:44 AM

The Twins and D-backs continue a three-game Interleague clash at Target Field on Saturday, with Minnesota right-hander Jose Berrios slated to oppose Arizona ace righty Zack Greinke.

Twins erupt for 6 HRs to back Ervin's effort
via Mlb.com - Twins August 19, 2017 at 09:38 AM

The Twins hit six homers to overcome a three-run deficit and back right-hander Ervin Santana in a 10-3 win over the D-backs in Friday night's Interleague series opener at Target Field.

Buxton's inside-the-parker sets Statcast mark
via Mlb.com - Twins August 18, 2017 at 09:26 PM

Byron Buxton showcased his blazing speed on two occasions in Friday's series opener against the D-backs at Target Field. To lead off the fourth, Buxton recorded his second career inside-the-park home run to even the score at 3. According to Statcast™, Buxton went from home-to-home in 13.85 seconds, which is the fastest such time tracked by Statcast™.

LIVE Color Feed: D-backs vs. Twins
via Mlb.com - Twins August 18, 2017 at 07:38 PM

Video highlights, Statcast info, analysis, tweets, key updates, the latest news and more from the Gameday Color Feed.

D-backs-Twins an Interleague contender battle
via Mlb.com - Twins August 18, 2017 at 12:26 PM

The D-backs travel to the Twin Cities for the first time since late September 2014, as they begin a three-game Interleague set against the Twins at Target Field on Friday night. Back then, both the Twins and D-backs were playing out the string on disappointing seasons. This time around, they are both in the thick of their respective Wild Card races, making these games crucial.

Kepler's late homer helps Twins split twin bill
via Mlb.com - Twins August 18, 2017 at 09:38 AM

Max Kepler was not in the Twins' starting lineup for Thursday's nightcap of a twin bill against the Indians. An injury forced him into the mix and Kepler's late go-ahead home run fueled a 4-2 victory, which ended Cleveland's six-game winning streak and run of 10 straight wins at Target Field.

Grossman exits G2 with fractured left thumb
via Mlb.com - Twins August 17, 2017 at 09:26 PM

Twins outfielder Robbie Grossman exited early in a 4-2 loss to the Indians in Game 2 of Thursday's doubleheader. X-rays revealed he has a fractured left thumb.