Miguel Cabrera set the tone with a solo homer in the first inning, and the Tigers capitalized with a five-run third, capped by a three-run blast from Justin Upton, in a 9-4 win over the Twins on Wednesday at Target Field.Share Tweet
nytimes.com Aug 21 (3 days ago)Danny Duffy won his 10th straight decision, Eric Hosmer doubled in the go-ahead run and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 Sunday for their eighth consecutive win.Share Tweet
Gordon Hits 2 HRs, Royals Win 7th Straight, Rout Twinsnytimes.com Aug 20 (5 days ago)Alex Gordon hit two home runs and a double, Ian Kennedy pitched eight sharp innings and the Kansas City Royals extended their winning streak to seven games, beating the Minnesota Twins 10-0 Saturday night.Share Tweet
Gee repays Yost's faith in win over TwinsMLB.com Aug 19 (5 days ago)Before right-hander Dillon Gee took the mound for his start on Thursday, Royals manager Ned Yost proclaimed his faith in the right-hander, despite the team's 2-7 record in his first nine starts.Share TweetAlex Gordon blasted a grand slam to cap a five-run fourth inning that powered the Royals to an 8-1 win over the Twins on Thursday night at Kauffman Stadium.Share Tweet
Gonsalves, Giolito among top prospect performers WednesdayMLB.com Aug 18 (7 days ago)Everything is going right when Stephen Gonsalves takes the ball these days. The Twins' No. 4 prospect extended his scoreless streak to 21 innings with six near-perfect frames for Double-A Chattanooga on Wednesday.Share TweetThough there would certainly be a benefit to gaining the first overall pick in next year's MLB Draft, the Twins weren't complaining as they took advantage of Mike Foltynewicz's early exit and frustrated the Braves' bullpen on the way to completing a two…Share Tweet
Mauer, Sano dealing with injuriesMLB.com Aug 17Joe Mauer and Miguel Sano were both held out of the Twins' lineup against the Braves on Wednesday, as Mauer is dealing with sore quads and Sano isn't quite ready to return to third base with his sore throwing elbow.Share TweetTwins right-hander Ervin Santana tossed seven scoreless innings against the Braves, notching his third straight win and fifth straight quality start.Share TweetMLB.com Aug 16Dansby Swanson has received his much-anticipated call to the Majors and is expected to be in the lineup when the Braves play the Twins at Turner Field on Wednesday night.Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 15Your browser does not support iframes. When you’re playing the field in baseball, it’s all about getting the outs. Ryan Eades, starting pitcher for the Chattanooga Lookouts (Double-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins), forgot that while almost pulling of…Share Tweet
Orlando, Cain Each Have 4 Hits, 3 RBIs, Royals Beat Twinsnytimes.com Aug 14With Paulo Orlando a double shy of the cycle, Kansas City manager Ned Yost said the Royals were hoping their best hitter could get one more at-bat in the ninth inning against Minnesota.Share Tweet
Sano slated to undergo MRI on sore elbowMLB.com Aug 14Twins third baseman Miguel Sano will undergo a precautionary MRI on Monday on his sore right elbow that has been bothering him for the last week.Share Tweet
Dozier, Duffey Lead Twins Past Royalsnytimes.com Aug 13Brian Dozier hit his 25th home run of the season and the 100th of his career, leading Tyler Duffey and the Minnesota Twins over the Kansas City Royals 5-3 Saturday night and ending a four-game losing streak.Share Tweetnytimes.com Aug 12Like the rest of the Kansas City Royals, this season has not been a smooth one for Yordano Ventura.Share Tweetnytimes.com Aug 11Evan Gattis homered and had four RBIs, Carlos Correa went deep for the third straight game and the Houston Astros beat the Minnesota Twins 10-2 Thursday night to sweep a doubleheader.Share Tweet
Bats carry Astros again in Game 2 victoryMLB.com Aug 11Evan Gattis, Carlos Correa and George Springer hit home runs, and pitcher Chris Devenski won his first Major League game as the Astros completed a sweep of the Twins at Target Field.Share TweetMLB.com Aug 11The Astros erupted for a season-high 19 hits, including four hits by Jose Altuve and Marwin Gonzalez, and got a three-run homer from Carlos Correa to club the Twins, 15-7, in the first game of a day-night doubleheader Thursday afternoon at Target Field.Share Tweet
Astros-Twins Game Postponed by Rain on Umbrella Nightnytimes.com Aug 11Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros were given a welcomed do-over.Share Tweetnytimes.com Aug 9After getting his first night off in more than a year, Jose Altuve looked as fresh as ever Tuesday night.Share TweetMLB.com Aug 9Twins manager Paul Molitor has been impressed by rookie Jorge Polanco and said he will continue to get looks at shortstop going forward with the way he's been swinging the bat.Share TweetTyler Duffey pitched six effective innings and Minnesota took advantage of two misplays by center fielder Carlos Gomez in a three-run fifth that sent the Twins past the Houston Astros 3-1 on Monday night.Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 8Miguel Sano, third baseman for the Minnesota twins, made history on Sunday, and he did it with just a fly ball. Well, calling it “just a fly ball” makes it sound normal. This fly ball was definitely not normal. The Twins were playing the Tampa Bay Rays …Share Tweet
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