The Twins Beat
Early signs are the Twins won't be active in Las Vegas, especially after adding C.J. Cron and Jonathan Schoop.
Jeff Pickler was on Paul Molitor's staff last season with the Twins, while Chris Gimenez finished his playing career on the same day Joe Mauer did.
Since 2015, the Twins have added nine former Tampa Bay players, coaches or analysts, the latest being C.J. Cron. Is it just a cycle?
So far, the Twins have overhauled their coaching staff. Eventually, they have to turn their attention to the major league roster
The lack of home runs, more than any other statistic, hurt the team's offense last season.
The veteran pitcher was bought out by the team this week after a four-season stint that was marred by suspension and injury.
Joe Mauer, who hasn't made a decision about whether he'll keep playing, is one of four Twins who can sign with another team beginning this weekend.
The longtime Twin and St. Paul native is leading off and playing first base in what could be his final game.
The Tigers had a shot at a triple play in the fifth inning but ended up getting just one - after replay. And the Twins took advantage of the new life.
Twins manager Paul Molitor is one game away from his 300th as manager as the Twins prepare to face the Tigers
The Twins lost 4-2 to Detroit on Tuesday as Trevor Hildenberger gave up four runs in the eighth.
Gabe Moya and Kohl Stewart - who clicked to hold the Tigers to two hits over seven innings last week in Detroit - team up again on Tuesday.
Oakland can clinch a playoff spot with a victory over Minnesota, while the Twins can finish with their second-worst road record ever.
The teams finish the three-game series at Comerica Park with Moya preceding Stephen Gonsalves.
The Twins won their third straight game on Tuesday, down the Tigers 5-2 and can sweep the three-game series on Wednesday
The burly third baseman will hit seventh after missing two weeks because of a leg injury.
Jorge Polanco's first ninth-inning blast was ruled to have curled foul, but he straightened out his next swing.
Kohl Stewart eventually will make his seventh appearance for the Twins since being calle up. But first, Gabriel Moya will open for him
The Twins lost 10-3 on Saturday to the Royals and need a strong start from Kyle Gibson tomorrow
Mitch Garver will likely will be out of the lineup several more days as concussion symptoms have developed