Eduardo Nunez, Brian Dozier and Miguel Sano homered to help the Twins avoid a sweep at the hands of the Royals with a 7-5 victory in the series finale on Wednesday afternoon at Target Field.Share Tweet
Twins staying course with Molitor as skipperMLB.com May 24 (4 days ago)When a team struggles to an 11-33 start, the conventional move -- the convenient, conventional move -- would be to dismiss the manager. This is not happening with the Twins, nor should it.Share TweetSalvador Perez was a homer short of the cycle, going a career-best 5-for-5 with a double and a triple, to help lead the Royals to a 10-4 win over the Twins on Monday night at Target Field.Share Tweet
Dozier looking to lead, gets advice from ToriiMLB.com May 23 (4 days ago)After going 1-for-16 in the Twins' four-game series against the Blue Jays that saw his average tumble to .199, second baseman Brian Dozier woke up on Monday morning to a phone call from his former teammate Torii Hunter.Share TweetToronto Blue Jays' manager John Gibbons has been channeling Bobby Cox this past week. On Sunday, during the Jays game against the Minnesota Twins, he was ejected. Again. For the third time in seven days. Sunday's ejection was brought on by several insid…Share Tweet
Bautista, Donaldson Homers Propel Blue Jays Over Twins 3-1nytimes.com May 22 (5 days ago)Trying to spark an offense that hasn't met its immense expectations, the Toronto Blue Jays stacked the top of their lineup the past four games with their three main power threats.Share Tweet
Nunez Homer Caps Late Rally as Twins Defeat Blue Jaysnytimes.com May 21 (6 days ago)The Minnesota Twins turned to unlikely sources to rally for an unlikely win on Saturday.Share TweetAaron Sanchez tossed seven strong innings and was backed by homers from Josh Donaldson, Jose Bautista, Michael Saunders and Darwin Barney in a 9-3 win for the Blue Jays that handed the Twins their fifth straight loss on Friday night at Target Field.Share Tweet
Tulowitzki Single in 11th Lifts Jays to 3-2 Win at Twinsnytimes.com May 20Toronto's struggles since taking the division title last season have been mirrored by Troy Tulowitzki, whose five All-Star Game appearances and two Silver Slugger awards have seemed rather distant lately.Share Tweet
Bautista batting leadoff for first time since '10MLB.com May 19Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista was penciled into Thursday night's starting lineup against the Twins as the leadoff hitter for the first time since 2010.Share TweetJustin Verlander, sporting a scruffy beard on his 33-year-old face, chuckled when the Detroit Tigers showed a video montage of some of his significant strikeouts during a career that started more than a decade ago.Share Tweet
Tigers use 7-run frame to strike win vs. TwinsOne night after the Tigers put up an eight-run opening inning and had to rally late, Miguel Cabrera's first triple in 365 days sparked a seven-run seventh inning to lift Detroit to its third straight victory with a 7-2 win over the Twins on Tuesday nigh…Share Tweetnytimes.com May 17Gene Lamont felt a little nervous when he found out he'd be managing the Detroit Tigers for a night.Share TweetDetroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus has received a one-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for excessive arguing and his inappropriate actions following his ejection at the conclusion of the fourth inning of Monday night's game against the Minnesota …Share Tweet
Not Brad at all: Tigers survive after tiradeThe Tigers lost an eight-run lead after the first inning, then lost their manager in a fourth-inning tirade, but they rallied with a go-ahead home run from Nick Castellanos to take a 10-8 win from the Twins on Monday night at Comerica Park.Share Tweet
Twins' core youngsters continue to struggle as Jose Berrios roughed upESPN.com May 17Twins' core youngsters continue to struggle as Jose Berrios roughed upShare Tweet
Tigers Blow 8-0 Lead, but Get Late Homers to Beat Twinsnytimes.com May 16Hours after admitting he knows he's in a tough situation due to his team's disappointing play, Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus provided a memorable moment on a strange night.Share Tweet
Duffey, Rosario Lead Twins to 5-1 Win Over Indiansnytimes.com May 15Twins manager Paul Molitor acknowledged he put together an odd lineup Sunday.Share Tweet
Buxton shows improvement, but return up in airMLB.com May 15Byron Buxton has been swinging a hot bat since being sent to Triple-A Rochester on April 25, but Twins manager Paul Molitor said there's no timetable for when he'll be called back up.Share TweetMinnesota catcher Juan Centeno delivered a two-run home run off Indians ace Corey Kluber on Saturday afternoon, providing the spark that pushed the Twins to a 6-3 victory at Progressive Field. Righty Ervin Santana turned in a solid effort that guided th…Share TweetMLB.com May 14Michael Brantley knows he is too valuable to the Indians to push through any lingering issues with his surgically-repaired right shoulder and risk a setback. The left fielder alerted the team that he was not bouncing back well after games. Prior to thei…Share Tweet
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