Chris Archer turned in his most impressive, though typically truncated, start of the season, allowing only one hit over five innings. Jharel Cotton, Griffin Jax and Tyler Thornburg finished the effort.
Trevor Larnach will seek a second opinion, and Twins manager Rocco Baldelli suggested that surgery might be necessary.
Jorge Polanco, the longest-tenured Twin, is also the most durable Twin, despite his current status on the injured list.
Michael Helman went deep twice for St. Paul and Elliot Soto was 4-for-5 with three RBI.
A quick look back at Saturday night's game.
The Bisons rallied to beat the visiting St. Paul Saints for the third time in four games this week.
The Twins' bullpen corps takes pride in inheriting threatening situations and escaping them unscathed.
Two days after Minnesota's offense erupted for 10 runs in seven innings, the Twins are in an offensive slump again, this time producing one run over their last 19 innings.
A quick look at Friday night's series opener.
Not so long ago, it was accepted wisdom that teams needed a lefthanded pitcher to face a lefty batter, but the Twins only have one on the roster.
Byron Buxton sits out again because of knee tendinitis.
The pilgrimage of the traveling friars will take them to all 30 MLB stadiums to spread a message of "radical hope."
Nick Gordon's home run held up for the game's only run after Devin Smeltzer had a strong start, Joe Smith helped the Twins escape a bases-loaded jam in relief and Caleb Thielbar closed out the ninth.
Colorado is 30-40, coming off a sweep at the hands of Miami.
Byron Buxton and Twins manager Rocco Baldelli said they're hopeful the center fielder can return when the team starts a series with Colorado on Friday.
Nick Gordon scored the only run of the game with a third-inning homer.
Jordan Balazovic and Dereck Rodriguez were particularly sharp in the victory.
The Guardians won the first two games of the series to take over first place in the American League Central.
The year was 1984, and Ron Davis was at the heart of it as usual.
It was a wide-ranging and jam-packed episode of the Daily Delivery podcast on Thursday.