Gonzalez helps power Twins to 8-3 victory over Angels

Baseball 05/22/19, 00:41

Marwin Gonzalez homered and drove in three runs as the Minnesota Twins rallied for an 8-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. Gonzalez's two-run shot in the sixth tied the game at three. Minnesota then broke it open with four in the seventh off Luke Bard (1-2). AL ...

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 ...

Ohtani hits 1st homer of season, Angels beat Twins 5-4

Baseball 05/13/19, 22:22

Shohei Ohtani hit his first home run of the season for the Los Angeles Angels, a towering two-run shot in the third inning against Minnesota ace Jose Berrios that fueled a 5-4 victory over the Twins on Monday night.Ohtani, who made his 2019 debut last week in his return from ...

Cruz drives in 2 to help Odorizzi, Twins beat Blue Jays 4-1

Baseball 04/17/19, 22:48

Nelson Cruz had two hits and two RBIs for Minnesota, helping Jake Odorizzi and the Twins beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-1 following a 54-minute rain delay Wednesday night.Off to a solid start in his first season with Minnesota, the 38-year-old Cruz had an RBI single in the first inning ...

Hoskins’ 2-run homer leads Eflin, Phillies over Twins 2-1

Baseball 04/07/19, 15:02

Rhys Hoskins hit a two-run homer, Zach Eflin threw seven sharp innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 Sunday.Eflin (2-0) allowed a leadoff homer to Max Kepler and five singles, striking out five.Jose Berrios (1-1) gave up only an infield hit before Hoskins connected. He had seven ...

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 ...

American League West capsules

Baseball 03/22/19, 12:01

Capsules of American League West teams, listed in order of finish last year:___Houston Astros FILE - In this Thursday, March 7, 2019, file photo, Houston Astros' Carlos Correa follows through on a foul ball during the third inning of a spring training baseball game against the Miami Marlins at the ...

Twins start fresh with rookie manager Baldelli in dugout

Baseball 03/20/19, 16:53

The Minnesota Twins hired the youngest manager in the major leagues. They remade the right side of the infield. There will be a new closer, too, should rookie skipper Rocco Baldelli decide to designate a particular reliever for ninth-inning duty.Starting fresh doesn't necessarily mean starting over, though.The Twins have quietly ...

Harper, Machado, Kimbrel, Keuchel on market as camps open

Baseball 02/10/19, 15:24

Bryce Harper, Manny Machado, Craig Kimbrel and Dallas Keuchel won't be around when the bat and ball bags are opened at spring training throughout Florida and Arizona this week.They are among the dozens of free agents still looking for jobs, joined by Mike Moustakas, Marwin Gonzalez, Carlos Gonzalez and Gio ...

AL West teams at the start of spring training

Baseball 02/08/19, 09:48

A team-by-team look at the American League West entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad:___Houston AstrosManager: AJ Hinch (fifth season).2018: 103-59, first place, lost to Boston in ALCS.Training Town: West Palm Beach, ...

Altuve is Astros DH vs. Red Sox in ALCS Game 3

Baseball 10/16/18, 13:49

Six-time All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve is a designated hitter for the Houston Astros in the playoffs for the first time.Astros manager A.J. Hinch has Altuve as the DH for Game 3 of the American League Championship Series against Boston. Altuve bruised his right knee during the playoffs and it ...

A capsule look at the Astros-Red Sox playoff series

Baseball 10/11/18, 18:48

A look at the best-of-seven American League Championship Series between the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox:___Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Saturday, at Boston, 8:09 p.m.; Game 2, Sunday, at Boston, 7:09 p.m.; Game 3, Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Houston, 5:09 p.m.; Game 4, Wednesday, Oct. 17, at Houston, ...

October orbit: Astros advance with 11-3 win, sweep Indians

Baseball 10/08/18, 17:46

The Houston Astros advanced to the AL Championship Series for the second straight year, completing a division-round sweep of Cleveland on Monday with an 11-3 win in Game 3 helped by two key throwing errors from Indians reliever Trevor Bauer.Houston Astros' George Springer celebrates after hitting a solo home run ...

Gonzalez, Bregman lift Astros over Indians for 2-0 ALDS lead

Baseball 10/06/18, 20:09

Marwin Gonzalez hit a go-ahead, two-run double, Alex Bregman homered for the second straight day and the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Saturday to take a 2-0 AL Division Series lead.Francisco Lindor put Cleveland ahead with a third-inning homer off winner Gerrit Cole, but Gonzalez gave the Astros ...

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