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Postgame: Profar's stolen base leads to beanball, citing of unwritten rules

The Texas Rangers' Jurickson Profar is hit by a pitch by Minnesota Twins reliever Addison Reed in the seventh inning, sparking an exchange of words be

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).


Odorizzi might have the matchup he needs to get going

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


Postgame: Escobar ready to return; Rosario sore but back in lineup

Ryan LaMarre's baserunning mistake hampered a Twins' rally; Defense made some impressive plays


Polanco, Santana take steps toward return; Escobar out one more day

Eddie Rosario is back in a depleted Twins' lineup as they open a series with Texas.


Rosario scratched from lineup as Twins go for sweep of Red Sox

Minnesota Twins' Eddie Rosario

The left fielder's throwing shoulder is sore, but the Twins don't believe the injury is serious. Robbie Grossman will play left field,


Eddie Rosario scratched from lineup as Twins go for sweep of Red Sox

The left fielder's throwing shoulder is sore, but the Twins don't believe the injury is serious.


Two down, one to go for Twins to sweep Red Sox

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.


Twins give Mauer a day off vs. Price

Twins give Mauer a day off vs. Price

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.


Hildenberger comes through in big spot for Twins

With two on and two out in the seventh, Trevor Hildenberger put out the fire.


As planned, Sano starts Monday and is off Tuesday for Fort Myers

Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano is seen in the dugout tduring the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in

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.


Postgame: Baserunning mistake might have changed game, Molitor says

The Twins' Ehire Adrianza was retired at second base by the Indians' Francisco Lindor, who fired to first to complete a double play in the ninth innin

Joe Mauer hit his 34th career double at Progressive Field on Sunday, more than any visiting player.


Twins try to complete sweep of Indians with a Father's Day win

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi throws during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Tuesday, June 12

Joe Mauer is in the lineup for a third straight day; Indians send a rookie to the mound for second start against Minnesota.


Postgame: Romero's downturn after strong start puzzles Twins

The Twins went down in order against a position player, extending their strange streak to nine straight outs against non-pitchers.


Having beaten Kluber, Twins now have tough task of facing Carrasco

Joe Mauer will serve as designated hitter as Minnesota tries to win second straight in Cleveland.


Gibson: Beating Kluber may spark Twins' offense

Joe Mauer went 0-for-4 in his first game back from injury, but his manager saw a reason why.


Mauer returns, bats leadoff vs. Kluber and the Indians

Mauer returns, bats leadoff vs. Kluber and the Indians

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.


Can Lynn stay strong? Sano on bench for Twins in Detroit

Minnesota Twins pitcher Lance Lynn (31)

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.


Postgame: Pressly had a cramp, not an injury; Berrios pitched out of trouble

Trainer Tony Leo and manager Paul Molitor went out to check on Twins reliever Ryan Pressly on Wednesday, but he said the problem wasn’t his arm and

The Twins' starter stomped on first base after extracting himself from one bases-loaded problem.


Berrios on mound tonight as Mauer, Santana, Polanco prepare for return

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios, shown celebrating a win with catcher Bobby Wilson.

The Twins can empathize with wounded Tigers, who lost Miguel Cabrera to season-ending biceps injury on Tuesday.


Pimp my save: Rodney gets stylish ride to mound in Detroit

Pimp my save: Rodney gets stylish ride to mound in Detroit

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.