Twins Trade Rumors: Plouffe Out Sano In?
Jul 13, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Minnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe fields a ball during the eighth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.
What are the Twins' trade deadline options?
As the Twins stumble toward a fourth consecutive losing season next week's trade deadline is an opportunity to acquire young talent to aid the ongoing rebuilding effort.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Northern Michigan News
Willingham's homer powers Twins past Indians 4-3
Josh Willingham's tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning sent the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night.
The News Tribune
Recap: Minnesota vs. Cleveland
Josh Willingham's solo homer in the bottom of the eighth inning broke a tie and made the Minnesota Twins 4-3 winners over the Cleveland Indians in the opener of this three-game set.
Willingham's homer powers Twins past Indians 4-3
Kurt Suzuki had a two-run double among his three hits, Trevor Plouffe hit an RBI double and the Twins beat the Indians at home for the first time in more than 11 months.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Twins shuffle lineup against David Price, Rays
Minnesota third baseman Trevor Plouffe welcomes shortstop Eduardo Nunez home after he scored from first on a Chris Parmelee single July 1 against Kansas City at Target Field.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Zobrist, Longoria lead Rays to 6-2 win over TwinsZobrist, Longoria...
Ben Zobrist hit a 2-run homer, Evan Longoria hit a 3-run double, to lead the Rays to a 6-2 win over the Twins, in the opener of a 5-game road trip.
Rays Light Up Twins, Gibson
Jul 6, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe bats against the New York Yankees at Target Field.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Hatten column: Twins need to be sellersHatten column: Twins need to...
Hatten column: Twins need to be sellers Even if the Twins get hot, Ryan needs to take all calls regarding trades Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/sports/2014/07/17/hatten-column-twins-need-sellers/12815317/ At the end of a 5-2 road trip to finish the schedule before the All-Star break, Twins players told the beat ... (more)
Reviewing the Twins' first half: Hitters
After getting on base at a .353 clip and averaging 5.5 runs per game in April to inspire talk of a new, ultra-patient offensive approach the Twins have a .310 on-base percentage and 3.9 runs per game since May 1. Overall they're in the middle of the pack in offense, walking a lot and hitting a bunch of doubles but struggling to hit for average or ... (more)
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Rockies head into All-Star break with another loss, a 13-5 rout to Twins
Rockies starter Brett Anderson made his first appearance Sunday since being activated from the 60-day disabled list.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Rockies boosted by long ball, halt Twins' winning streak at 3
Kris Johnson met the Twins in Colorado with two tasks. One was to keep them in contention like he did the last time he spot-started for them, the other was to try to extended the run of solid outings by other members of the rotation.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Twins and Johnson Burnt by the Long Ball
Jun 30, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Twins shortstop Eduardo Nunez at bat in the ninth inning against the Kansas City Royals at Target Field.
Postgame Twinsights: Yohan Pino picks up long-awaited first major league victory
The 2014 season will be Mike Berardino's second as Twins beat writer for the Pioneer Press.
Twins 4, Mariners 2 -- mistakes and lack of hitting result in another loss
People can blame the change in the rotation, you can blame the presence of Corey Hart in the lineup, you can blame the absence of John Buck in the clubhouse .
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Twins excited Morneau will get his chance to return for Home Run Derby
But that won't keep Morneau out of Home Run Derby. Morneau, who played the first 11 years of this career with the Twins, and Oakland's Josh Donaldson were named Thursday to fill out the 10-man competition Monday at Target Field.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Minnesota Twins pound Seattle Mariners 8-1 for back-to-back wins
Twins manager Ron Gardenhire sure seemed to get what he wanted after musing about multi-run innings for his struggling offense.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Iwakuma Punches Out Ten As Minnesota Twins Fall In Seattle
Kevin Correia did nothing wrong to lose the game on Monday night. Correia pitched a gem, especially if you are grading on the Correia scale, by going seven innings and only giving up two runs on five hits and three walks.
Iwakuma keeps Twins bats silent again in 2-0 Mariners victory
Minnesota's Trevor Plouffe turns toward the dugout after striking out as Seattle catcher Mike Zunino returns the ball to the mound.
The Wichita Eagle
Nolasco's latest dud prompts strong words from manager
Ricky Nolasco hasn't performed like a pitcher deserving of the richest free-agent contract in Minnesota Twins history.