Smeltzer throws 6 shutout innings in debut, Twins top Brews

Sports 05/28/19, 22:22

Devin Smeltzer added another chapter to his inspiring comeback story, pitching six shutout innings in his big league debut and helping the Minnesota Twins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 Tuesday night.Diagnosed with a grapefruit-sized cancerous tumor against his bladder when he was just 9 years old, Smeltzer wasn't deterred in ...

Twins shelve Pineda with knee tendinitis, promote Smeltzer

Sports 05/28/19, 10:48

The Minnesota Twins have placed pitcher Michael Pineda on the 10-day injured list with right knee tendinitis and promoted Devin Smeltzer to take his place in the rotation.The move was made Tuesday, with Smeltzer scheduled to make his major league debut against Milwaukee. Pineda struck out six Brewers in six ...

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 ...

Grichuk, Smoak, Hernandez hit HRs, Blue Jays top Twins 7-4

Baseball 04/18/19, 15:24

Randal Grichuk, Justin Smoak and Teoscar Hernandez hit home runs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 7-4 on Thursday.Eric Sogard added a three-run double for the Blue Jays, who took three of four at Target Field. Eddie Rosario homered twice for the Twins.Blue Jays relievers Thomas Pannone, ...

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 ...

Twins postpone Tigers series opener due to wintry weather

Sports 04/11/19, 16:54

The Minnesota Twins have postponed their series opener against the Detroit Tigers because of wintry weather, opting for a doubleheader next month.The Twins announced Thursday afternoon they were calling off Friday night's game, a decision made about 28 hours before the scheduled first pitch. The region was blanketed by wet ...

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 ...

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 ...

Pineda makes 1st start for Twins after Tommy John surgery

Sports 03/01/19, 17:48

Michael Pineda made his first start for the Minnesota Twins as he comes back from Tommy John surgery, allowing one hit in two innings during a 4-3 win over the Boston Red Sox on Friday.The 30-year-old right-hander struck out one and walked none, reaching 95 mph and throwing 18 strikes ...

Pineda hopes to return with Twins after 1½-season layoff

Baseball 02/18/19, 16:28

Michael Pineda thinks he'll be ready to return to the major leagues with the Minnesota Twins after a layoff of 1½ seasons.Pineda needed Tommy John surgery in 2017 while with the New York Yankees. He signed with the Twins in December 2017 and as he neared a return late last ...

End of content

No more pages to load