Barely over the fence, but enough: Twins bash their way to victory over Blue Jays
Willi Castro hit a 3-2 cutter from Chris Bassitt just over the wall for a two-run homer. Two pitches later, Matt Wallner hit a home run of his own. They highlighted the Twins' biggest offensive outburst in nearly two weeks.
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Wallner finally puts on a show for hometown friends and family
Matt Wallner's relatives hadn't seen him hit well at Target Field before Saturday's 4-for-4 breakout, with a defensive gem thrown in.
Reusse: An ode to great ball writers, those with us and departed
This short-timer on the Twins beat doesn't deserve the same recognition as these titans of the craft.
Think watching sports on TV is complicated? Buckle up for what's next
"Turning on the game" used to be one of the easiest chores a sports fan could do. Soon you'll wish you had an engineering degree. Change is coming even faster now — potentially big, and potentially as soon as Wednesday.
Saturday's Twins-Toronto game recap
A quick look at Saturday's game.
Souhan: Minnesota sports observations and opinions after a darkness retreat
Aaron Rodgers and Rudy Gobert are not the only ones who can turn off the lights and get wise.
Familiar tune: Blue Jays capitalize on chances, Twins fall short in loss
Kevin Kiermaier and Bo Bichette went deep in the third inning off Louie Varland as the Twins lost their sixth consecutive series-opening game.
Gallo, Correa have recovered enough to rejoin Twins
Carlos Correa returned to the starting lineup Friday night after dealing with plantar fasciitis, while Gallo came in later as a pinch hitter.
Friday's Twins-Blue Jays game recap
A quick look back at Friday night's game at Target Field.
Ramstad: Meet two of the women helping lead Twins through eras of change
Leadership on the revenue side of the Twins passed from one pioneering executive to another.
Twins rookie Julien looks forward to playing boyhood favorite Blue Jays
A native of Quebec, Edouard Julien sparked the Twins to a victory Wednesday against the Giants at Target Field.
Twins vs. Blue Jays: Half-game separates first- and last-place teams
The Twins (26-24) lead the AL Central; the slumping Blue Jays (26-25) are in last place in the AL East
Souhan: As injuries hit Twins, Correa says abusing bodies 'part of the game'
Despite modern advantages, athletes are more and more susceptible to injuries while playing hard and training harder.
Correa out of lineup as Twins salvage series finale with Giants
The veteran shortstop missed his second consecutive game because of a bruised heel and plantar fasciitis.
Twins get aggressive, steal series finale from Giants to snap skid
Four stolen bases, including a steal of home by Willi Castro, helped the Twins end a three-game losing streak.
Wednesday's Twins-San Francisco recap
Edouard Julien went 2-for-3 with a leadoff homer and threw out a runner at home from second.
Scoggins: Bullpen will make or break Twins; so far, it's mostly bending
Four relievers combined for four scoreless innings in Wednesday's victory over the Giants. Though the bullpen has been tagged with 13 losses this season, overuse shouldn't be an issue.
Did the Twins trade away the 'best reliever' in baseball?
Jorge López has been good in the Twins bullpen this season, but the pitcher the Twins gave up to get him is among the best in baseball — with the Orioles.
Meet the guy who keeps St. Paul Saints fans smiling
Lee Adams is more than an announcer. His job is to entertain.
Reusse: Blazing Buxton's greatest value may be on the basepaths
He has yet to play in the outfield this season, where his all-out style has led to injuries, but he is still a disruptive force — and staying in the lineup.