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Berrios hopes for turnaround as Twins open weekend series with Detroit

Berrios hopes for turnaround as Twins open weekend series with Detroit

Jose Berrios, on the hill tonight at Target Field vs. the Tigers, might use his fastball more to help increase his velocity after a recent downtick in speed.


Twins move players around infield for this afternoon's game

Twins move players around infield for this afternoon's game

Luis Arraez is at third base and Miguel Sano at first as the Twins try to win the deciding game of their series with the White Sox. Jake Odorizzi is pitching.


Kepler returns to lineup as Twins try to even series against Chicago

Kepler returns to lineup as Twins try to even series against Chicago

The Twins send Michael Pineda to the mound tonight looking to bounce back from Monday's loss. You can watch batting practice starting at 4:30 p.m.


White Sox' squeeze wasn't a surprise to Twins ... until it was

White Sox' squeeze wasn't a surprise to Twins ... until it was

Chicago's well-executed bunt provided breathing room and cut the Twins' lead in the American League Central to two games.


Twins activate Nelson Cruz, send Zack Littell to Rochester

Twins activate Nelson Cruz, send Zack Littell to Rochester

Despite two stints on the injured list, the 39-year-old designated hitter has 32 home runs. He's bat third tonight against the White Sox.


Looking ahead to 2020: Twins pitchers and catchers report Feb. 12

Looking ahead to 2020: Twins pitchers and catchers report Feb. 12

The team announced its spring training schedule for next spring, and games will begin on Feb. 21 in Fort Myers, Fla.


Twins face a different Lance Lynn as they go for Texas sweep today

Lance Lynn

Failed free agent has resurrected his career with Rangers, just as his mound opponent, Martin Perez, has done with the Twins


Sergio Romo's ninth-inning showdown retrieves a fond memory

Minnesota Twins closer Sergio Romo crouches over at the front of the mound after walking Texas Rangers' Shin-Soo Choo during the ninth inning of a bas

With the tying run in scoring position, the Twins reliever was confronted with the first batter he had ever faced.


Thorpe recalled by Twins after Smeltzer sent to Rochester

Thorpe recalled by Twins after Smeltzer sent to Rochester

Devin Smeltzer was sent to the Red Wings last night after a four-inning save in a 13-6 victory over the Rangers.


Rangers kill comeback try with amazingly horrible base-running

Rangers kill comeback try with amazingly horrible base-running

Texas sabotaged itself with one base-running blunder after another, somehow scoring only two runs in an inning with two singles, two doubles and a home run.


Pineda activated, will start series opener tonight in Texas

Pineda activated, will start series opener tonight in Texas

The Twins start a four-game series against the Rangers with a half-game lead in the American League Central.


Gibson vs. Gonzalez as Twins try for sweep in Milwaukee this afternoon

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Kyle Gibson (44) delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox Sunday July 28, 20

The Twins have the second-best road record in the major leagues and started the day a half-game ahead of Cleveland in the AL Central.


Twins activate reliever Dyson for tonight's game with Brewers

Twins activate reliever Dyson for tonight's game with Brewers

Dyson sat out 10 days because of right biceps tendinitis after an awkward first two games in a Twins uniform.


Cruz starts working out and other Twins injury updates

Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz watched from the dugout on Friday, a day after he injured his wrist.

After getting the go-ahead to start working out again, Nelson Cruz flew to Milwaukee, where he will join teammates as they open a two-game series against the Brewers.


Berrios in big spot as Twins seek series split today

Jose Berrios

The Twins broke a four game losing streak on Saturday but need to win Sunday to split the four games series against the Indians


Following rain delay, Twins-Indians matchup for outright AL Central lead

Following rain delay, Twins-Indians matchup for outright AL Central lead

Cleveland won the first two games of the four-game set at Target Field to finally catch up to the Twins after once trailing by 11.5 games.


Wrist strain puts Twins slugger Cruz on injured list

Minnesota Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz (23)

Nelson Cruz aggravated a left wrist injury that has plagued him during a season where he was on pace for 45 home runs.


Twins would feel pain if Cruz's wrist strain keeps him out for long

Twins would feel pain if Cruz's wrist strain keeps him out for long

The veteran designated hitter left Thursday's loss to Cleveland after swinging and missing at a pitch during the fourth inning.


It's Gibson vs. Clevinger in Game 1 of 'Series of the Year' for Twins

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Kyle Gibson.

The Twins are coming off losing two of three to the Braves and now have to deal with the hard-charging Indians.


Struggling Perez pitching as Twins try to win series; Stewart recalled

Struggling Perez pitching as Twins try to win series; Stewart recalled

Martin Perez has struggled in most of his recent outings, and has a 6.21 ERA in 11 starts dating back to May 30. He'll face Atlanta lefty Max Fried.