Minnesota Twins Newswire

Minnesota Twins Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Minnesota Twins.

Results 1 - 20 of 2,522 in Minnesota Twins

  1. Minnesota Twins shut down Houston AstrosRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | UPI

    Kyle Gibson didn't have his best stuff on Friday night against the Houston Astros. But with some early offense and a shutdown performance by the Minnesota bullpen, it was just enough.

    Comment?

  2. Astros fall short after Kazmir's rocky inning. 3-0 to TwinsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Herald

    The Houston Astros got runners on base, but just couldn't get any any in to bail out Scott Kazmir after his rocky fourth inning. Jose Altuve flied out with the bases loaded to end the game as the Astros left 10 10 men on in a 3-0 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.

    Comment?

  3. Twins Blank Astros, 3-0Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Twinkie Town

    The Twins got just enough offense off Houston's Scott Kazmir and just enough pitching from Kyle Gibson and the bullpen as they shut out the Astros, 3-0. Gibson wasn't as sharp as he was earlier this year, taking 111 pitches to get through 5 and 2/3 innings.

    Comment?

  4. Gibson looking to build off 1st post-break winRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Minnesota Twins

    Kyle Gibson was undoubtedly the Twins' best starter in the first half, posting a 2.85 ERA in 18 outings, but he hasn't looked the same in the second half. Gibson, though, took a step forward on Friday night, tossing 5 2/3 scoreless innings to lead the Twins to a over the Astros.

    Comment?

  5. Perkins fires scoreless 7th in healthy returnRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Minnesota Twins

    Twins closer Glen Perkins returned to action after missing three games with lower back spasms, tossing a scoreless seventh inning in Friday night's Perkins, who first felt the back spasms while warming up prior to his appearance against the Orioles on Sunday, was eased back into the bullpen, as he pitched in the seventh inning for the first time since May 2, 2012. He fared well in his return, picking up two strikeouts and getting an infield popup.

    Comment?

  6. Sano out of lineup with right hamstring strainRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Minnesota Twins

    Twins rookie slugger Miguel Sano is dealing with a mild right hamstring strain, and he was held out of the starting lineup on Friday against the Astros. Sano, who has been the club's best hitter since being called up on July 2, was originally slated to start at third base, but he told the training staff his hamstring has been bothering him, so manager Paul Molitor kept him out of the lineup as a precautionary move.

    Comment?

  7. Twins' status changing from 'surprise' to 'contender'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Minnesota Twins

    Cubs manager Joe Maddon was asked before the season if he would have had to wait so long for his first manager's job if he had played a few years in the Major Leagues. He had a quick answer.

    Comment?

  8. Minnesota Twins top 30 prospect update: 8/28/2015Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Twinkie Town

    While the Dominican Summer League has already finished and the GCL Twins wrap up tomorrow, all of the Twins' minor league affiliates will play their final regular season games by September 7. We'll have our final update around that time, followed by detailed looks at system depth as well as prospects that have put themselves on the map for 2016. It hasn't been an easy transition to the Major Leagues for Buxton, who continues to rack up strikeouts.

    Comment?

  9. Milone falls apart in the middle innings, Rays beat Twins 5-4Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Twinkie Town

    For a while it looked like the Twins were going to pull off another sweep. Imagine that: a team so impossibly mired in the hunt for October is really struggling on the road, yet fights back after a tough Yankees series to sweep their next two opponents over seven games.

    Comment?

  10. Rays 5 - Twins 4: Rays avoid sweep, Bullpen leads way to comeback winRead the original story

    Yesterday | DRays Bay

    The Rays needed to win this game to avoid getting swept at the hands of the Minnesota Twins and, thanks to the bullpen, they did just that. After dropping the first two games in the series at home, the Rays looked to avoid the sweep at the hands of the Minnesota Twins, one of the teams they're chasing for the final wild card spot.

    Comment?

  11. Twins' 6-game win streak ends in loss to RaysRead the original story

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    After winning six straight on the road, the Minnesota Twins headed back to Target Field one run short of another sweep. Relievers Brandon Gomes, Alex Colome and Brad Boxberger combined for 4 2-3 scoreless innings Thursday night and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Minnesota 5-4.

    Comment?

  12. Twins take solace in their winning road tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Minnesota Twins

    After starting a 10-game road trip with a three-game sweep at the hands of the Yankees, the Twins were in danger of slipping out of the playoff race with seven games on tap against the contending Orioles and Rays. to Tampa Bay on Thursday night at Tropicana Field.

    Comment?

  13. Scouting report: Astros at Minnesota TwinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Houston Chronicle

    He has a .393 on-base percentage in that time, and his post-All-Star game average was the 20th best mark in the majors entering Thursday. 2. There is an offensive feat at shortstop this season that Carlos Correa has yet to achieve.

    Comment?

  14. Perkins likely to avoid DL with back spasmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Minnesota Twins

    Twins closer Glen Perkins remains day to day with lower back spasms, as manager Paul Molitor said Perkins felt better on Thursday, but wasn't counting on him to be available to pitch against the Rays. Perkins first started feeling spasms while warming up before his appearance against the Orioles on Sunday, but he was able to get through a scoreless inning.

    Comment?

  15. Atlanta Braves news and links: Shelby's sad streak continuesRead the original story

    Thursday | Talking Chop

    ... enjoys the stretch run. U deserve it! Look who's come out of nowhere to enter the AL playoff race: The Minnesota Twins ! Minnesota managed to put five runs past Chris Archer and the Rays , and that ended up being good enough for the Twins to pick up ...

    Comment?

  16. Here's the story of the twins who own twins.com instead of the TwinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    My head is still spinning from all of the twists and turns in the story of Durland and Darvin Miller - and the great mystery unraveled, for the most part by Grantland.com. Like many people, I occasionally forget that the domain for Minnesota Twins' web site is twinsbaseball.com - and not, in fact, the simpler and cleaner Twins.com that MLB would rather it be.

    Comment?

  17. The website MLB couldn't buyRead the original story

    Thursday | Twinkie Town

    In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience.

    Comment?

  18. Who will the Twins call up in September?Read the original story

    Thursday | Twinkie Town

    September has a different flavor for the Minnesota Twins in 2015. In recent years the club has been so far out of contention by early August that September's expanded rosters were one of the few things worth looking forward to.

    Comment?

  19. The 2015 Minnesota Twins are on pace for...Read the original story

    Thursday | Twinkie Town

    Here's a little Thursday frivolity. Use it to impress your friends today, as the numbers will no longer be accurate after today's game.

    Comment?

  20. Unleash Jose Berrios? Time for a new pollRead the original story

    Thursday | Twinkie Town

    Nearly one month ago I asked you what the Twins should do with the best starting pitching prospect in the American League, Jose Berrios. In you responses, 62% wanted Berrios called up soon to replace Pelfrey in the rotation, 27% preferred a September call-up for him to work in the pen, while 11% said, wait 'till next year.

    Comment?