German wins again, Yanks top Twins 4-1 in rain-stopped game

Sports 05/05/19, 19:06

Domingo German kept delivering on a wet, raw afternoon, tying for the major league lead with his sixth win as the New York Yankees stopped the Minnesota Twins 4-1 Sunday in a game called in the bottom of the eighth inning because of rain.Mike Tauchman hit a two-run homer to ...

Odorizzi, Twins top Yankees 7-3; Andjuar 2 errors in return

Baseball 05/04/19, 17:03

Jonathan Schoop thought he'd hit a three-run homer in the fourth innning, only to see Yankees right fielder Cameron Maybin run back, jump and stick his glove over the wall to make the catch. "I thought for sure off the bat that it's going to go," Schoop said. It was the kind ...

Yankees activate Miguel Andújar from injured list

Sports 05/04/19, 10:37

Miguel Andújar was activated by the New York Yankees on Saturday and was batting fourth and playing third base against the Minnesota Twins.Andújar missed 28 games because of a small labrum tear in his right shoulder. He had been among 13 players on the injured list.Initially, the Yankees feared Andújar ...

Not again! Yankees LHP Paxton exits with sore left knee

Baseball 05/03/19, 20:28

James Paxton became the latest New York Yankees player to get hurt, leaving his start against the Minnesota Twins after three innings because of soreness in his left knee.The team says Paxton will undergo an MRI on Saturday.Already with 13 players on the injured list, the Yankees can only hope ...

Berrios, Castro carry AL-leading Twins past Astros 8-2

Baseball 05/03/19, 00:56

After a lopsided sweep of the rebuilding Baltimore Orioles to start their homestand, the Minnesota Twins faced a much better test of their strong start to the season with a four-game series against the Houston Astros.Buoyed by a well-balanced lineup and some solid starting pitching, the Twins won three times ...

Berrios, Castro carry AL-leading Twins past Astros 8-2

Baseball 05/02/19, 15:00

Jose Berrios won his fourth straight start, Jason Castro homered off former battery mate Brad Peacock and drove in four runs, and the AL-leading Minnesota Twins beat the Houston Astros 8-2 on Thursday afternoon.Backed by a six-run fourth from the Twins against Peacock, Berrios (5-1) finished seven smooth innings with ...

Perez pitches Twins past Astros 6-2 behind Schoop’s big HR

Baseball 05/01/19, 21:57

Martin Perez pitched eight scoreless innings in his longest start in two seasons, and Jonathan Schoop hit a towering two-run homer to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Houston Astros 6-2 on Wednesday night.Perez (4-0) allowed only four hits and two walks while striking out seven, improving to 3-0 with ...

Cole allows 1 hit in 7 innings, Astros bash Twins 11-0

Baseball 04/30/19, 22:24

Gerrit Cole allowed one hit in seven innings, and the Houston Astros backed him with three homers in an 11-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.Cole (2-4) gave up his only hit in the sixth inning while the Astros broke out offensively to win a meeting of division ...

Odorizzi edges Verlander as Twins beat Astros 1-0

Baseball 04/29/19, 21:22

Jake Odorizzi pitched seven solid innings to outduel Justin Verlander, Ehire Adrianza homered off Houston's ace and the Minnesota Twins beat the Astros 1-0 on Monday night.Odorizzi (3-2) gave up four hits while beating Houston for the second time in two starts. He walked one and struck out seven, and ...

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 ...

Twins hit 5 more homers off Orioles in 9-2 win

Baseball 04/27/19, 17:08

The Minnesota Twins hit five home runs off Baltimore for the second straight day, including a pair by Max Kepler in a 9-2 rout of the Orioles on Saturday.C.J. Cron, Jason Castro and Marwin González also homered for the Twins, who have 21 home runs against the Orioles this year ...

Cruz hit 2 of Twins’ 5 homers in 6-1 win over Orioles

Baseball 04/26/19, 22:35

Nelson Cruz hit two of the Minnesota Twins' five home runs off Baltimore in a 6-1 win over the Orioles on Friday night.Cruz, Eddie Rosario and C.J. Cron hit consecutive home runs in the first inning off Alex Cobb (0-2), with Cruz and Rosario connecting on back-to-back pitches. Max Kepler ...

Twins backup Astudillo’s cult hero status keeps growing

Baseball 04/25/19, 17:30

The most popular player on the Minnesota Twins is the third-string catcher and play-him-almost-anywhere everyman Willians Astudillo, whose all-in, all-out style has endeared him to players and fans alike since he made his major league debut last season. Astudillo's cult hero status will hit a new high on Friday, when the ...

Verlander dominates Twins in Astros’ 7-1 win

Sports 04/24/19, 21:55

Justin Verlander pitched eight dominant innings, and Carlos Correa, Michael Brantley and Josh Reddick all homered to lead the Houston Astros to a 7-1 win over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.Verlander (4-0) retired the first 10 batters before Jorge Polanco crushed a pitch into the second deck in right ...

Altuve, Bregman help Astros rally for 10-4 win over Twins

Baseball 04/23/19, 22:22

Jose Altuve hit a three-run homer and Alex Bregman added three RBIs as the Houston Astros rallied for a 10-4 win over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night to snap a three-game skid.The game was tied in the seventh when Trevor Hildenberger (2-1) allowed a single to Tyler White before ...

Polanco has 4 hits, 4 RBIs in Twins’ 9-5 win over Astros

Baseball 04/22/19, 22:55

Jorge Polanco had four hits, including a two-run homer, and drove in four runs to lead the Minnesota Twins to their fourth straight win, 9-5 over the Houston Astros on Monday night.Max Kepler and Nelson Cruz had RBI singles around Polanco's two-run single in a four-run sixth as the Twins ...

Solid start by Gibson helps Twins beat Orioles 4-3 for sweep

Baseball 04/21/19, 15:39

Kyle Gibson pitched six sharp innings, Willians Astudillo drove in two runs and the Minnesota Twins held off the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 on Sunday for a three-game sweep.After hitting 11 home runs in a doubleheader Saturday, the Twins used a different approach to secure their ninth straight victory over Baltimore. ...

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 ...

Logan Morrison agrees to minor league deal with Yankees

Baseball 04/19/19, 13:29

Logan Morrison has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Yankees, who sought another first base option with Greg Bird again on the injured list.If added to the 40-man roster, Morrison would get a one-year contract with a $1 million salary while in the major leagues.Morrison told ...

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, ...

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