Arcia’s HR gives Brewers 5-4 win, stopping Twins streak at 6

Baseball 05/27/19, 21:53

Orlando Arcia drove in three runs, including a go-ahead homer in the eighth inning that powered the Milwaukee Brewers past Minnesota 5-4 on Monday night to stop the major league-leading Twins' six-game winning streak.Josh Hader struck out Miguel Sano on three pitches with two runners on, notching his 13th save ...

Cron, Schoop homer twice in Twins 18-4 rout of Mariners

Baseball 05/19/19, 01:16

C.J. Cron and Jonathan Schoop each hit two home runs and Byron Buxton had a grand slam as part of the Minnesota Twins' best offensive output of the season, an 18-4 rout of the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.Miguel Sano also homered for the Twins, who extended their season-high home ...

Twins hit 4 HRs, pound stumbling Mariners 11-6

Baseball 05/17/19, 00:46

Viral video star C.J. Cron and Byron Buxton fueled a seven-run fourth inning with homers, and Michael Pineda pitched the Minnesota Twins past the Seattle Mariners 11-6 on Thursday night.The Twins hit four home runs to extend their streak to 11 straight games with a long ball and made Seattle ...

Twins hold on for 8-7 win after tense 3-run 9th by Angels

Baseball 05/16/19, 02:13

This strong start by the first-place Minnesota Twins has been fueled by an ample supply of power.Byron Buxton and Jason Castro each hit two-run homers, just the cushion that was needed to withstand a late surge by the Los Angeles Angels."Just put good swings on the ball," Buxton said, "and ...

Twins hold on for 8-7 win after tense 3-run 9th by Angels

Baseball 05/15/19, 16:08

Minnesota reliever Mike Morin hit former teammate Mike Trout with a bases-loaded pitch that forced in a run in the ninth inning before retiring Shohei Ohtani to end the game on a groundout and preserve an 8-7 victory by the Twins over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday.Jonathan Lucroy had ...

Twins place Garver on IL with high ankle sprain, return Sanó

Sports 05/15/19, 15:10

The Twins have placed catcher Mitch Garver on the 10-day injured list with a sprained left ankle and returned third baseman Miguel Sanó from his rehabilitation assignment, nearly four months after he sustained a severe cut on his right heel.Minnesota made the moves on Wednesday before its game against Los ...

Garver homers, gets hurt in Twins’ 4-3 win over Angels

Baseball 05/14/19, 22:03

Mitch Garver hit a two-run homer and tagged out Shohei Ohtani trying to score the tying run in the eighth inning before leaving with an injury, helping the Minnesota Twins hold off the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 on Tuesday night.Garver homered in the third to give Minnesota a three-run lead ...

Kepler, Buxton power Twins over Orioles 4-1 for season sweep

Baseball 04/28/19, 17:58

Max Kepler thought the Minnesota Twins' lineup might be more dangerous at the plate this year, just not this dangerous.Kepler led off with a home run on Dylan Bundy's first pitch, Byron Buxton also homered and the Minnesota beat Baltimore 4-1 Sunday to sweep their six-game season series against the ...

Rosario hits 2 HRs as Twins beat Orioles 6-5 in DH opener

Baseball 04/20/19, 18:32

Eddie Rosario homered twice for a second consecutive game, Byron Buxton hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the sixth inning and the Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 Saturday in the opener of a doubleheader.Rosario delivered solo shots off Dan Straily in the second and fifth innings, a suitable ...

Hernandez leads Blue Jays to 6-5 win over Twins

Baseball 04/16/19, 22:16

Teoscar Hernandez hit a two-out single in the seventh inning, delivering the go-ahead hit for the second straight game, as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Tuesday.Hernandez singled off Twins reliever Trevor Hildenberger in the top of the seventh to give Toronto a 6-4 lead. Hernandez ...

Pineda goes 6 innings, Twins beat Tigers 4-3

Baseball 04/13/19, 17:53

The Minnesota Twins' offense managed just enough to back Michael Pineda through his tough outing.Pineda labored through six innings and Eddie Rosario drove in two runs as Minnesota had just five singles in 4-3 win over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.The Twins entered the game with 26 walks, the fewest ...

Kepler, Astudillo, Rosario go deep; Twins beat Phillies 6-2

Baseball 04/06/19, 16:04

Max Kepler and Willians Astudillo hit consecutive homers, Eddie Rosario hit a three-run shot and the Minnesota Twins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 on Saturday.Rhys Hoskins went deep for the Phillies, and Bryce Harper had two hits.Both teams are off to 5-2 starts.Minnesota Twins' Michael Pineda pitches during the first ...

Rosario, Twins rally past Royals for 2nd day in row, win 7-6

Baseball 04/03/19, 16:26

Eddie Rosario hit a go-ahead single in the ninth inning and the Minnesota Twins again rallied late against Kansas City, beating the Royals 7-6 on Thursday.After Max Kepler hit a tying, two-run single with two outs in the Twins eighth, Nelson Cruz drew a leadoff walk in the ninth from ...

Cruz hits first homer, Pineda strong as Twins beat Indians

Sports 03/31/19, 16:17

Nelson Cruz hit his first homer with Minnesota, Michael Pineda was stellar in his first pitching appearance since 2017 and the Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 9-3 on Sunday.Pineda had Tommy John surgery after his previous start in July 5, 2017 while with the New York Yankees, and this was ...

Gonzalez, Berrios guide Twins past Indians 2-0 in opener

Baseball 03/28/19, 17:51

Minnesota newcomer Marwin Gonzalez hit a two-run double in the seventh inning, Jose Berrios outdueled Corey Kluber and the Twins gave manager Rocco Baldelli a win in his debut, starting the season by beating the Cleveland Indians 2-0 Thursday.Berrios set a Twins opening day record with 10 strikeouts, with the ...

Buxton eager to break loose for Twins after lost season

Sports 02/27/19, 19:31

Byron Buxton is eager to lose all reminders of a lost season.The 25-year-old Minnesota center fielder began spring training with five straight hits, including two home runs and 10 RBIs, before going hitless in three tries Wednesday for the Twins in a rain-shortened 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies."We haven't ...

Twins’ Buxton turns frustration into motivation and muscle

Baseball 01/26/19, 18:12

Byron Buxton hasn't forgotten his extended, unexpected stay in the minor leagues last summer.The inconsistent Twins center fielder is eager to show the experience made him stronger. After an offseason in the weight room, one look is about all it takes."People tell you to take that frustration as fuel," Buxton ...

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