The Twins Beat
There were more beanball shenanigans Saturday, with Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar being hit by a pitch three times today (setting a club record in the process).
Let's face it. The offense might never get on track. So it will up to starters like Odorizzi to shut teams down and hope the hitters cobble enough hits together to win games
Ryan LaMarre's baserunning mistake hampered a Twins' rally; Defense made some impressive plays
Eddie Rosario is back in a depleted Twins' lineup as they open a series with Texas.
The left fielder's throwing shoulder is sore, but the Twins don't believe the injury is serious. Robbie Grossman will play left field,
The left fielder's throwing shoulder is sore, but the Twins don't believe the injury is serious.
The Twins got a home run and a diving catch from Max Kepler, and a strong performance by the bullpen, to beat Boston on Wednesday. Now they look to sweep the Red Sox in the three game series.
Nunez has not been the offensive spark the Red Sox hoped for as he's been on the mend from a knee injury suffered late last season.
With two on and two out in the seventh, Trevor Hildenberger put out the fire.
Miguel Sano, down at Class A Fort Myers to rediscover himself, was 2-for-4 with with a single, a double, two runs scored, one walk and no strikeouts on Monday.
Joe Mauer hit his 34th career double at Progressive Field on Sunday, more than any visiting player.
Joe Mauer is in the lineup for a third straight day; Indians send a rookie to the mound for second start against Minnesota.
The Twins went down in order against a position player, extending their strange streak to nine straight outs against non-pitchers.
Joe Mauer will serve as designated hitter as Minnesota tries to win second straight in Cleveland.
Joe Mauer went 0-for-4 in his first game back from injury, but his manager saw a reason why.
Minnesota trails Cleveland by six games in the AL Central, so it can't afford to extend a two-game losing streak as a weekend series with the Indians opens at Progressive Field.
Despite his team-high ERA, Lance Lynn will be trying for his fifth straight quality start Thursday afternoon, supported by a starting lineup that doesn't include Miguel Sano.
The Twins' starter stomped on first base after extracting himself from one bases-loaded problem.
The Twins can empathize with wounded Tigers, who lost Miguel Cabrera to season-ending biceps injury on Tuesday.
Closer Fernando Rodney got in, put his feet up on the front console, and took a relaxing ride across his old home ballpark to earn Tuesday's save.