Bartlett set to end comeback bid with TwinsMLB.com 20 hours agoThe timing isn't right for Jason Bartlett to immediately go from playing to instructing, but Twins assistant general manager Rob Antony can envision a day when Bartlett becomes a coach in professional baseball.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 18 (2 days ago)It was like something out of a Little League game: The Toronto Blue Jays blew a 5-3 eighth-inning lead against the Minnesota Twins on Thursday after giving up — are you ready for this? — six runs on eight walks, three wild pitches and a single hit. One …Upvote Share Tweet
Twins pounce with wild rally in six-run eighthMLB.com Apr 17 (2 days ago)The Twins rallied for six runs in the eighth inning, with the first three coming on wild pitches, to shock the Blue Jays with a 9-5 win to sweep Thursday's doubleheader at Target Field.Upvote Share TweetWith the Minnesota Twins well into a truly wild rally, Jason Kubel and Chris Colabello shared a joke as they waited for their turn to bat.Upvote Share Tweet
Mauer tabbed as MLB's All-Star AmbassadorMLB.com Apr 17 (3 days ago)Major League Baseball on Thursday named Twins star Joe Mauer as the 2014 All-Star Ambassador. In addition, Twins legends Bert Blyleven, Rod Carew, Paul Molitor and Tony Oliva were named as spokespersons of T-Mobile All-Star FanFest.Upvote Share Tweet
Spring Storm Cancels Twins-Blue Jays Gamenytimes.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)The Minnesota Twins' game against the Toronto Blue Jays has been postponed because of expected wintry weather.Upvote Share Tweet
Bautista, Lawrie Lift Blue Jays Over Twins 9-3nytimes.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)Jose Bautista had three hits and an RBI, and Brett Lawrie hit a grand slam in the ninth inning to help the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 9-3 on Tuesday night.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 14 (6 days ago)Your browser does not support iframes. The Kansas City Royals made two critical mental mistakes against the Minnesota Twins in the late innings Sunday, and the brain lock suffered by Mike Moustakas for the game's final out was one of the biggest puzzler…Upvote Share Tweet
Twins capitalize on error to earn sweep of KCMLB.com Apr 13 (7 days ago)Kevin Correia cruised through seven scoreless frames, but Josmil Pinto belted a two-run go-ahead homer before the Twins rallied with two in the eighth on a Royals error for a 4-3 win on Sunday.Upvote Share Tweet
Mauer Homers, Nolasco Pitches Twins Past Royalsnytimes.com Apr 12Joe Mauer hit his first home run of the season and free-agent acquisition Ricky Nolasco earned his first win for the Minnesota Twins in a 7-1 victory Saturday over the Kansas City Royals.Upvote Share Tweet
Duffy promoted to give length to Royals' bullpenMLB.com Apr 12Danny Duffy's latest turnabout came on Saturday when he rushed to Target Field and joined the Royals' pitching staff in time for the afternoon game against the Twins. He was recalled from Triple-A Omaha and second baseman Johnny Giavotella was optioned …Upvote Share Tweet
Royals welcome back Infante against TwinsMLB.com Apr 11Omar Infante got through batting practice all right and was in the Royals' starting lineup against the Twins on Friday night. Infante returned after missing just two games after being struck in the face by a pitch on Monday night by Tampa Bay's Heath Be…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Apr 11Left fielder Josh Willingham once again was out of the starting lineup for Friday's series opener against the Royals. He missed his fourth game after getting drilled on the left wrist on Sunday by a Justin Masterson pitch.Upvote Share TweetManager Ron Gardenhire will miss Minnesota's games on Friday and Saturday against Kansas City to attend Saturday's funeral of Michael Hirschbeck in Ohio.Upvote Share Tweet
Straily, Fuld Lead Athletics Over Twins 6-1nytimes.com Apr 10Dan Straily pitched three-hit ball for seven innings and Sam Fuld hit a rare home run to help the Oakland Athletics complete a three-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins with a 6-1 victory Thursday.Upvote Share Tweet
A's complete sweep behind another offensive outburstMLB.com Apr 10Oakland's offense ruled the day again Thursday, hitting around yet another Twins starter in a 6-1, series-sweeping win over Minnesota.Upvote Share Tweet
Twins Holds Off RoyalsApr 19The Royals scored five runs in the fourth inning en route to defeating the Twins 5-4.
Royals Rock TwinsApr 18Mike Moustakas homered in the Royals' 5-0 win over the Twins.
Twins Hammer Dickey, Blue JaysApr 17Josmil Pinto highlighted a five-run fifth inning to lead the Twins to a 7-0 win over the Blue Jays.
Twins Sweep Doubleheader With Blue JaysApr 17The Twins took advantage of three wild pitches from Sergio Santos and defeated the Blue Jays 9-5.
2014 NBA Playoffs: Warriors impress with opening winApr 19Warriors don't need Stephen Curry heroics to capture playoff opener
NBA salary cap projected to rise nearly $5 millionApr 19The NBA has informed teams that it is projecting a rise in the salary cap of nearly $5 million for next season, according to sources.
Memphis Grizzlies' Nick Calathes mounting defense, calls suspension unfairApr 19Suspended Memphis Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes is mounting a defense against a 20-game suspension handed down Friday for violation of the NBA's drug policy, citing it as unfair.
Mike Woodson, coach of New York Knicks, won't have fate decided this weeke…Apr 18While it is widely believed that the New York Knicks have already made the decision to move on from coach Mike Woodson, sources tell ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard that nothing will be announced this weekend.