Twins News

  • Twins pounce with wild rally in six-run eighth

    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.

  • Twins' Gibson tosses eight shutout to top Jays

    Despite the coldest game-time temperature in Minnesota baseball history, both the Twins' bats and right-hander Kyle Gibson stayed hot in a 7-0 win over the Blue Jays in the first game of a doubleheader on Thursday at Target Field.

  • Mauer tabbed as MLB's All-Star Ambassador

    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 spokesmen of T-Mobile All-Star FanFest.

  • Nolasco looks to repeat recent history against KC

    After getting swept in a three-game series at Target Field last weekend, the Royals will be looking to turn the tables on the Twins when they host a three-game set at Kauffman Stadium that begins Friday night.

  • Gardy pleased with Twins' patience at plate

    The Twins have shown plenty of patience at the plate this year, as evidenced by the fact that they entered Thursday's doubleheader ranked second in the Majors in walks with 65. Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said he's pleased with the way his players are working counts and having better at-bats than last season.

  • Twins-Jays starts in record-breaking cold

    The first game of Thursday's doubleheader against the Blue Jays saw the coldest first-pitch temperature in the history of outdoor baseball in Minnesota with a game-time temperature of 31 degrees.

  • Twins' Bartlett begins rehab assignment

    Utility man Jason Bartlett, who is on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left foot, officially began his rehab assignment with Class A Advanced Fort Myers on Thursday.

  • Twins' Nunez recalled to be 26th man

    The Twins recalled infielder Eduardo Nunez from Triple-A Rochester before Game 2 of Thursday's doubleheader as the club's 26th man on the roster.

  • Weather postpones of Blue Jays-Twins

    Wednesday's game between the Blue Jays and Twins at Target Field has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be made up on Thursday at 6:10 p.m. CT as the second part of a split doubleheader. Thursday's day game will be played as originally scheduled at 12:10 p.m.

  • Hughes falters late as Twins drop opener

    Phil Hughes cruised through five innings before struggling in the sixth, as the Blue Jays rallied for a five-run inning to hand the Twins a 9-3 loss on Jackie Robinson Day on Tuesday night at Target Field.

  • Hicks, Twins take pride in honoring Jackie

    The Twins celebrated the 67th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking Major League Baseball's color barrier with a ceremony at Target Field before Tuesday's game against the Blue Jays.

  • Twins' Arcia receives cortison shot in wrist

    Outfielder Oswaldo Arcia, who is on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 5 with a sprained right wrist, received a cortisone shot in his wrist on Tuesday and will rest the next few days before continuing his rehab.

  • Herrmann's versatility givies options to Twins

    Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said he likes having Chris Herrmann on the roster, as it gives him the flexibility to use Josmil Pinto as a designated hitter on days he's not serving as catcher.

  • Twins want consistency from Dozier over pop

    With four homers early on this season, Brian Dozier is proving that hitting a team-leading 18 home runs last season was no fluke. But while Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said he's not surprised that his leadoff hitter is supplying power again, he would like to see him improve his batting average and on-base percentage.

  • Inbox: Can Twins' offense keep up fast start?

    Can the Twins' offense keep producing at such a high rate? Will their rotation improve? Twins beat reporter Rhett Bollinger answers these questions and more in the latest Inbox.

  • Twins capitalize on error to earn sweep of KC

    Kevin Correia cruised through seven scoreless frames and 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.

  • Willingham dealing with tiny fracture in wrist

    The results of an MRI and CT scan on Josh Willingham's ailing left wrist were announced on Sunday. While the MRI came back clean, the CT scan revealed a tiny fracture on the wrist.

  • Gardy appreciates close ties with Hirschbeck

    As manager Ron Gardenhire returned to the Twins' dugout for Sunday's series finale against the Royals, he reflected on his two days away from the team to attend the funeral for Michael Hirschbeck.