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 ...

Hernandez’s 3-run homer lifts Blue Jays past Twins 5-3

Baseball 04/15/19, 22:01

Teoscar Hernandez hit the go-ahead three-run homer in the eighth inning, giving the Toronto Blue Jays a badly needed offensive boost with three hits in a 5-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday.After Hernandez saved starter Matt Shoemaker from his first loss with his new team, Joe Biagini pitched ...

Berrios sharp, Hildenberger clutch as Twins beat Tigers 6-4

Baseball 04/14/19, 16:48

Jose Berrios pitched into the seventh inning for his first win since opening day, Trevor Hildenberger struck out two with the bases loaded for his first save and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 6-4 Sunday to complete a two-game sweep.C.J. Cron homered and drove in three, and Eddie ...

Leading off: Davis breaks loose, chilly starts, deGrom goes

Baseball 04/13/19, 19:08

A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday:BACK IN THE SWING?Chris Davis looked like the star slugger he once was, ending his record 0-for-54 slump with a single and two doubles in Baltimore's 9-5 win at Boston. The two-time major league homer champ drove in four runs.New York Mets ...

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 ...

DeGrom’s streaks end as Twins hit 6 HRs to rout Mets 14-8

Sports 04/09/19, 23:02

Jacob deGrom's record-tying streak of quality starts ended at 26 when he allowed two home runs to Mitch Garver and one to Eddie Rosario in a 14-8 drubbing by the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night, the worst outing in two years for the New York Mets ace.Minnesota had six homers, ...

Giants acquire outfielder, first baseman Austin from Twins

Baseball 04/08/19, 15:09

First baseman/outfielder Tyler Austin has been traded to the San Francisco Giants from the Minnesota Twins for minor league outfielder Malique Ziegler.The 27-year-old Austin played in two games for the Twins after making the team out of spring training. He will be added to the 25-man roster. San Francisco announced ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hoskins drives in 4, Phillies beat Twins 10-4

Baseball 04/05/19, 21:39

Rhys Hoskins had three hits and drove in four runs, including Bryce Harper from first base on a single, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Minnesota Twins 10-4 on Friday night despite Jorge Polanco hitting for the cycle.Nick Pivetta (1-0) gave up four runs — three earned — and nine ...

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 drives in go-ahead run in 10th as Twins top KC, 5-4

Baseball 04/02/19, 22:56

Nelson Cruz got a second chance and delivered a go-ahead single with two outs in the 10th inning, giving the Minnesota Twins a 5-4 victory over the Royals on Tuesday night before Kansas City's smallest announced home crowd in eight years.Cruz appeared to ground out against reliever Brad Boxberger (0-1) ...

Confident Twins get 1st crack at division champ Indians

Baseball 03/27/19, 18:19

After hiring a new manager and some power-hitting help, the Minnesota Twins have assembled a team for 2019 that, assuming expected progress by several of their young players, they're confident can close the gap with Cleveland in the AL Central .The Twins don't have to wait for a crack at ...

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 ...

Twins: Sano likely out until May with slow-healing heel gash

Baseball 03/05/19, 18:07

Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano will likely miss the first month of the regular season, following another procedure to repair a severe cut above the heel on his right foot.Sano was sent to a plastic surgeon at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, where he underwent an operation called a ...

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 ...

Twins sign pair of core young players _ Kepler and Polanco

Baseball 02/15/19, 14:37

The Minnesota Twins have talked a lot about how much they like their young core of players.They proved that Friday by locking up a pair of them, signing both right fielder Max Kepler and shortstop Jorge Polanco to five-year contracts."The idea that you can marry up your current players and ...

Baldelli era begins with efficient new workout format

Baseball 02/14/19, 16:00

The first noticeable change for the Minnesota Twins under new manager Rocco Baldelli came on the first day of workouts for pitchers and catchers.There was simply less standing around between drills by the players on the field."The goal is to have it individualized for the guys so they can get ...

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