The shortstop, still just 18 years old, is showing he has big potential as a player and a person, while quickly climbing the Twins' minor-league ladder.
When Brian Dozier is locked in, he's part of the debate over who's the best all-around second basemen in the American League.
Fernando Rodney, the 41-year-old Twins closer, had a rocky start, but he has been fantastic in his past 10 outings.
Baseball Insider: The veteran utility man has been a professional since 2003, and has been proving his worth every season despite having less than 500 MLB plate appearances..
The Cooler: Cleveland leads the AL Central with a .500 record, the Twins are 1 1/2 games behind ... and then things get worse. A lot worse.
Royce Lewis might get more attention after being a No. 1 overall pick, but the Twins have another first-rounder turning heads with Class A Cedar Rapids.
Miguel Sano will return to the Twins for Friday's game in Seattle after finishing a stint on the disabled list and a rehab assignment.
The Twins lost two out of three at Safeco Field last year. Two years ago, their only three-game road sweep of the season came in a series at Seattle just before Memorial Day.
Just when the pitching staff is starting to find a groove, the Twins offense can't find ways to score. "It's a little disappointing to be honest," Twins manager Paul Molitor said.
Manager Paul Molitor continues to piece together lineups and keep them competitive.
The first inning on Wednesday was the first sign that the Twins were heading for trouble in their loss to Detroit. He's done it before.
Detroit's Niko Goodrum blasted a two-run home run that was the deciding factor in Wednesday's game, a blemish on an otherwise fine afternoon for Twins starter Kyle Gibson
A look back at Wednesday afternoon's game.
Gibson pitched six innings on Wednesday, but still has not won a game since his season opener in late March
Niko Goodrum never became a top prospect but kept working hard and finally debuted last season. Now he's getting a chance to play with the Tigers
Junior Terrin Vavra, son of former Twins hitting coach Joe Vavra, leads the Gophers in most key offensive categories.
Jake Cave gets a start in left field and Eddie Rosario has the DH spot for this afternoon's game as the Twins try to pull into a tie with Cleveland in the AL Central.
Twins starter Lance Lynn on Tuesday wasn't happy with his ending but pitched 6⅔ of a 6-0 win thanks to a pair of doubles each from Ehire Adrianza and Brian Dozier.
Brian Dozier was slightly bumped by a base runner on Tuesday, but it wasn't interference
Lance Lynn wanted to end his night on a high note, but lamented mistakes to two batters in the seventh inning