Twins News

  • Twins strand too many runners, lose to Royals

    Phil Hughes turned in his first quality start in more than three weeks, but the Twins' offense faltered with runners in scoring position yet again in a 3-2 loss to the Royals on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium.

  • Arcia back with Twins after birth of son

    Outfielder Oswaldo Arcia rejoined the Twins on Wednesday after missing Tuesday's game due to the birth of his son, Oswell Daniel, who was born early Tuesday morning.

  • Twins can't capitalize on overturned call

    After a challenge on a play at first by Twins manager Ron Gardenhire, Eduardo Nunez was ruled safe at first, but was promptly picked off at first base by Royals catcher Salvador Perez.

  • Correia, Ventura to face off in series finale

    Kevin Correia and Yordano Ventura, who have both struggled of late, will face off in the series finale between the Twins and Royals.

  • Twins prospect Berrios has shoulder tightness

    Twins director of Minor League operations Brad Steil said early reports are that removing Jose Berrios from Tuesday's start was for precautionary reasons and that he could make his next start.

  • Twins' Gibson delivers seven scoreless in win

    Kyle Gibson came back strong in his return from missing a start with lower back stiffness as the right-hander tossed seven scoreless innings to lead the Twins to a 2-1 win over the Royals on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium.

  • Twins lose challenge, Gardy gets ejected

    Twins manager Ron Gardenhire unsuccessfully challenged a play in the third inning of Tuesday's game against the Royals and was ejected by home-plate umpire Ted Barrett for arguing the call after the review.

  • Twins ink undrafted RHP who can throw 100

    The Twins have signed 24-year-old Brandon Poulson, a right-handed pitcher who has touched 100 mph on the radar gun, to a deal worth $250,000. The kicker: He's never been drafted.

  • Arcia misses Tuesday's game for birth of baby

    The Twins played with 24 players on their roster on Tuesday, as outfielder Oswaldo Arcia missed the game after his wife, Karla, gave birth to a baby boy, Oswell Daniel, early Tuesday morning in Minneapolis.

  • Twins' Mauer set to take batting practice

    First baseman Joe Mauer has been making progress with his strained right oblique, and will take batting practice in the cages at Target Field on Wednesday.

  • Injured Nolasco throws bullpen with no issues

    Injured right-hander Ricky Nolasco joined the Twins on their road trip through Kansas City and Chicago, and threw a bullpen session without any issues on Tuesday.

  • Setbacks challenging, but Buxton persevering

    When Byron Buxton is on the field, he's the most dynamic player in the Minor Leagues, the top prospect in all of baseball. He proved that a year ago, surpassing even the highest expectations placed upon the second overall pick in the 2012 First-Year Player Draft. But this year has brought a new set of challenges for Buxton.

  • Fuld's two-run single vaults Twins over Sox

    Yohan Pino tossed six strong innings and the Twins rallied for three runs in the seventh inning, keyed by a two-run go-ahead single from Sam Fuld in a 4-3 win over the White Sox on Sunday afternoon at Target Field.

  • Buxton remains atop Twins' Top 20 Prospects

    With the passing of the Draft signing deadline, teams have had a recent influx of talent into their farm systems, and with that, MLBPipeline.com has updated the Top 20 Prospects lists of all 30 teams.

  • Twins have plenty to offer as Trade Deadline nears

    After trading Kendrys Morales to the Mariners exactly a week before the non-waiver Trade Deadline, the Twins officially became sellers leading up to Thursday's cutoff date.

  • Mauer to face live pitching this week

    Twins first baseman Joe Mauer is slated to start taking batting practice in the cages on Monday before progressing to hitting on the field on Wednesday.

  • Twins lose challenge at first base in sixth

    Twins manager Ron Gardenhire unsuccessfully challenged a play at first base in the sixth inning of Sunday's game against the White Sox.