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Dozier remains confident despite Twins' 0-3 trip to Yankee Stadium

Despite dismal results this week, the Twins hope to return to Yankee Stadium in 13 days.


Molitor: Mauer's days of rest are done for the season

Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer (7) hit a grand slam in the firth inning at Target Field Sunday September 17,2017 in Minneapolis, MN.

The Twins' hottest hitter will serve as designated hitter as Minnesota tries to salvage a victory in the three-game series against New York.


Can't have Mauer out of the lineup in a postseason race, Molitor decides

The Twins' hottest hitter will serve as designated hitter as Minnesota tries to salvage a victory in the three-game series.


Postgame: Berrios says hurricane, road venue wasn't the problem

Twins starter Jose Berrios (17) awaited the arrival of Twins manager Paul Molitor after allowing the tying run during the fourth inning of Minnesota's 5-2 loss to the Yankees in New York on Tuesday night.

Twins righthander had a subpar night, but credits Yankee patience for his rapidly climbing pitch count.


Twins hope nerves are gone; Yankees pitch their ace Wednesday

The Twins didn’t win last night, but they could have. Paul Molitor hopes that realization helps his team relax and hit a little bit better tonight against the Yankees' CC Sabathia (pictured) than they did against Jaime Garcia on Monday.

With another hurricane bearing down on his homeland, Jose Berrios is on the mound for the Twins tonight against Yankees lefthander CC Sabathia.


Postgame: Garcia looked good, if different, to former Twins teammates

The Twins were impressed with Jaime Garcia, the temp they hired for their starting rotation for a week in July.

Chapman reminded Twins that coming back against Yankees is difficult; Minnesota catchers had a rough night behind the plate.


Six weeks later, Twins finally get to watch Garcia pitch again

Jaime Garcia was a Twin for six days and a Yankee for six weeks, but he’s still got more wins with Minnesota than New York. He pitches Monday night for New York against the Twins at Yankee Stadium.

Paul Molitor says he's interested in seeing how his young teams responds to playing "emotionally charged" games in Yankee Stadium.


Escobar is finalist for MLBPA's 'Man of the Year' award

The Twins infielder was chosen for his charitable work in the Twin Cities and in Venezuela.


Twins postseason tickets go on sale to public Sept. 28

With the team in playoff position, there are possibilities of several games at Target Field.


Postgame: Gibson continues to be king of run support

The Twins beat the Blue Jays 13-7 on Sunday to split the four-game series. Now on to New York for three games against the Yankees


Twins need Gibson to continue surge as they seek a split with Toronto

Kyle Gibson(44) pitched 6 shutout innings.

The Twins are looking to split the four game series before they head out on their final road trip of the season - regular season.


Postgame: Josh Donaldson's rampage against Twins pitching continues

Minnesota's bullpen had a positive night, despite the loss, and one inning ended with a unusual play.


Adalberto Mejía ready for biggest game of his young pitching career

“It’s an important day for me. I feel a responsibility and a duty to go out there and win,” Twins starter Adalberto Mejia said of Saturday night's game vs. Toronto at Target Field.

The left-handed rookie is returning from a biceps injury, and is plunging right into a pennant race.


Postgame: Molitor had reason to believe Colon had another inning

The Twins' manager detests leadoff walks, and another one victimized his team in Friday's loss.


It's 'Big Sexy' night at Target Field with Colon on the mound

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Bartolo Colon throws against the Kansas City Royals on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.

Bartolo 'Big Sexy' Colon allowed only one run over nearly seven innings in his Aug. 25 start in Toronto. Tonight's game against the Blue Jays includes a t-shirt giveaway in his honor.


Postgame: Buxton clutches up; Berrios admits fatigue

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios (17) pitched against the Blue Jays.

It's three thoughts from LEN3 after the Twins lose a lead in the ninth but win it in the tenth on Byron Buxton's home run


Frustrated Sano still not 100 percent

Minnesota Twins designated hitter Miguel Sano walks towards the dugout after striking out with the bases loaded during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

"The team is winning, the team is having fun," third baseman Miguel Sano said prior to Thursday's walkoff. "I want to be part of that. So it is a little frustrating."


Twins add lefthanded pitcher Moya for stretch run

Gabriel Moya, a 22-year-old lefty, had a standout season in Class AA.


Twins open 2018 in Baltimore, Pittsburgh; play Cubs in Chicago

After opening the season with three games in Baltimore, the Twins play two in Pittsburgh before a 10-game homestand at Target Field.


Twins hopeful Saturday's home run marks end of Byron Buxton's slump

Twins center fielder Byron Buxton

Minnesota can win the series and finish off a winning road trip with a victory in Kansas City today.