Max Kepler was scratched after becoming ill in Chicago's hot, humid weather.
The last time the Twins turned to a starting pitcher with great numbers for Class AAA Rochester was only four days ago. Can they have a repeat of that success?
Bartolo Colon has never beaten Arizona, the only major league club he has failed to defeat during his hefty career
The slugger had to leave the game in the fourth inning when he could not run to first base at full speed
The Twins will face former foe Zack Greinke on Saturday as they try to win the second game of this three game series at Target Field.
Trevor Hildenberger needed only two pitches to help extricate the Twins from a dangerous seventh-inning jam.
Paul Molitor said he won't be afraid to use the rookie catcher at first base or in the outfield.
The Twins have a lot of pitchers to sort out after using a franchise-record 14th starter on Thursday.
The swap of lefthanders Buddy Boshers and Nik Turley was necessary, the Twins decided, to protect the bullpen during this weekend's busy schedule.
The team's pitching plans have been scrambled by extra games on the schedule and untimely injuries to starting pitchers.
This is the second time this season a Twins-Indians game at Target Field has been rained out.
The Twins and Indians game scheduled for Wednesday night has been postponed. A split doubleheader will be played Thursday, with Game 1 at 12:10 p.m. and the nightcap at 6:10 p.m.
The Twins were shut down by righthander Danny Salazar on Tuesday as Cleveland has won all eight games at Target Field this season
The Twins open a big homestand tonight with the first of three games against Cleveland. Then Arizona, also fighting for a wild card spot, comes in for a weekend series.
Eddie Rosario hit .444 with four home runs, nine RBI, 12 hits and 10 runs as the Twins won six of seven games last week.
The veteran catcher accepts responsibility for his uncharacteristic rash of mistakes behind the plate.
The Twins first baseman will not be in the lineup for the finale in Detroit despite eight hits in his past three games.
The Twins got big contributions from their youngest and oldest players in the lineup on Saturday.
The Twins' center fielder made one of the most amazing catches of the season on Friday to save a run.
Five straight wins have the Twins within 3 1/2 games of first place in the AL Central, but with 39 games to go, it's still too early to think about the standings. They open a weekend series at Detroit on Friday night.