A healthy swing by Jorge Soler powered Atlanta to a smashing start in the World Series. But starter Charlie Morton was injured when he was hit by a line drive.
Charlie Morton spun a curveball past Jose Altuve for a called third strike, his 16th pitch after taking a 102 mph comebacker off his right leg. Morton stumbled and started to fall. Turns out the leg was broken.
Two years after hitting 32 homers and driving in 109 runs for the Twins, Eddie Rosario was traded from Cleveland to Atlanta for a player who was released a few hours later.
The former Twins outfielder is still doing Eddie things in the playoffs. He sees something good and takes a chance on making it better, even if it could also turn out to be bad.
Legendary columnist Sid Hartman died a year ago at age 100. His assistant, Jeff Day, says they still talk 'even if it is impossible to imagine being the driving force in a conversation with Sid.'
Don't let the sting of a bad summer keep you away from great October drama.
Pitchers have held the advantage, but San Francisco's changed approach could offer promise to Twins hitters.
If you are inclined to point out teams that occasionally outperform their payroll and succeed despite that inequity, you are doing it wrong.
Jorge Polanco, who hit 33 homers, was chosen as the team's most valuable player and most improved player by the local chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America. Jose Berrios and Nelson Cruz, traded during the season, were also honored.
The cut players can become free agents as the team prepares to reshape during the offseason.
If you're going to pick a team to cheer for in the baseball postseason based on it having an ex-Twins on the roster, we have news: There's at least one on every team.
Aside from the outfield, where the Twins have enough depth to consider making a trade, catcher was a rare strength on the 73-89 team.
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An unexpected drop from first to last place and a revolving door of players leave a winter of decision-making ahead.
Hitting coach Edgar Varela was one of two Twins coaches who will work in the minors next year; Texas claimed a minor-league pitcher off waivers.
Spend the offseason money on pitching and solve the shortstop stopgap internally. There's a great candidate already.
The veteran from Venezuela has played in more than 1,000 minor league games.
Josh Donaldson said the season never seemed to get on the right track for a team that started the year as American League Central favorites.
A bad closer doesn't just lose games — he destroys morale. When a team works to build a lead and the closer can't do his job, over and over again, players feel helpless.
Manager Rocco Baldelli says he takes 'full responsibility for the direction that our season went in.' The plunge left people wondering who might have played their last game for the team on Sunday.