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Santiago gives up two homers in return to Twins

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Hector Santiago

Lefthander Hector Santiago gave up just four hits against Baltimore, but two were home runs. He also walked one and struck out four in four innings.

Twins option Jose Berrios to AAA; Tyler Duffey in line for rotation spot?

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios during fourth inning of an MLB spring training baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday, March 3, 2017, in Clearwater, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Jose Berrios was optioned to Class AAA Rochester on Saturday, perhaps ceding the fifth spot in the Twins' starting rotation to righthander Tyler Duffey.


Souhan: Observations from spring training, a week from Opening Day

One man's takeaways from Florida spring training.


Top second basemen in Major League Baseball

Brian Dozier hit 42 home runs last season, leading a strong offensive surge by major league second basemen


Berrios on WBC experience: 'If I had to do it again, I would'

Jose Berrios knew he might be sacrificing his shot at the Twins rotation in order to represent Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic


Twins Insider: It's coming to decision time soon for a few spots on roster

With the final week of spring training on deck, the Twins still have a whopping 43 players left in camp.


Santana returns looking sharp as Twins, Orioles tie

Ervin Santana, who left Twins camp two weeks ago to join the Dominican Republic team in the World Baseball Classic, struck out six Orioles in a four-inning stint.


Reusse: Fun of WBC over, Rosario back to business with Twins

On Friday, Eddie Rosario was back with the Twins after playing right field for Puerto Rico's runner-up team in the World Baseball Classic. where he batted .375 and drove in five.


Twins day at camp: Struggling reliever Chargois 'needs to go improve' in Rochester

J.T. Chargois' chances of opening the season in the Twins bullpen got off to a rocky start in spring training, and never recovered.


Northstar rail, bus service available to all Twins home games

Northstar Commuter Rail and the Northstar Link Commuter Bus will provide service for all Twins home games at Target Field, beginning April 3 with the…


Twins send Chargois to Rochester, and more cuts should be coming

The Twins face Baltimore tonight at Hammond Stadium and Ervin Santana makes his first start since returning from the World Baseball Classic


Souhan: Cuddyer enjoying life as a former baseball player

Always a friendly presence, former Twins outfielder Michael Cuddyer this spring is more relaxed than he has ever been in a baseball clubhouse. "It's great," he said of the retired life.


Twins haven't won on Opening Day since 2008 (Plus other facts with 10 days until the opener)

Whether you view it as a threat or a reason to be excited, Opening Day for the Twins will be here on April 3. Here are some facts , including a Ricky Nolasco reference, to get you ready.


Poll: Which Minnesota pro team are you most optimistic about right now?


WBC hurts Berrios' chances to make Twins roster

The Twins had hoped Jose Berrios would remain on a progression to build arm strength for the regular season while with Team Puerto Rico. But he pitched in only two games, posting a 8.10 ERA.


Twins beat Phillies 4-2 as Molitor continues search for pitching

Nick Tepesch gave up two runs in 3⅔ innings, and is hoping to eventually gain a spot as a long reliever, even though he could start the season at Class AAA Rochester.


Today's Twins relievers include one hard throwing prospect

With spots on the pitching staff at stake, NickTepesch gets his first start of camp as the Twins face the Phillies and prospect Nick Burdi is in the bullpen.


Pat Neshek stars in World Baseball Classic for his funky motion, eagle statue

The right-handed reliever is a Park Center High School product and former Twins draft pick, who has played for a number of teams since leaving Minnesota.


Reusse: Bad in 2016, Twins bullpen remains a source of concern

A case can be made that the starting rotation will be improved, but the Twins will enter the season with a bullpen still filled with questions.