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5/30/2016 | Pipeline preview: Morimando aims to remain undefeated for RubberDucks

Indians No. 16 prospect Shawn Morimando looks to move to 9-0 for Double-A Akron as the RubberDucks take on the Altoona Curve at 6:35 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV.


5/30/2016 | Hot-hitting Nunez opts for sac bunt amid rally

During the Twins' four-game winning streak, they had no issues scoring runs, hitting 11 homers over that stretch, while averaging 6.3 runs per contest. But that win streak and their recent success offensively came to halt against the A's on Monday, as the offense struggled to get anything going in a 3-2 loss at Oakland Coliseum.


5/30/2016 | Santana (hamstring) to DL; Buxton called up

Outfielder Danny Santana was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain suffered in the Twins' 3-2 loss to the Athletics on Monday afternoon. In the corresponding roster move, Byron Buxton was recalled from Triple-A Rochester and is expected to join the team in time for Tuesday night's game.


5/30/2016 | A's will hand ball to Surkamp vs. Twins

Both the Athletics and Twins will look to stay on the upswing when they meet for the second of a three-game series in Oakland on Tuesday. Despite seeing its four-game winning streak snapped on Monday, Minnesota has won four of its last five, while Oakland has now won three straight.


5/30/2016 | A's edge Twins to carry series opener

A's outfielder Coco Crisp belted a leadoff home run in support of starter Kendall Graveman, who held the Twins to two runs across six innings to pull out a 3-2 series-opening victory at Oakland Coliseum on Monday afternoon.


5/30/2016 | Twins plan to activate Gibson, move Hughes to bullpen

The Twins plan to activate right-hander Kyle Gibson from the 15-day disabled list to start on Thursday against the Rays. In a surprising decision, veteran right-hander Phil Hughes will head to the bullpen in long relief to make room for Gibson in the rotation.


5/29/2016 | Sano, Mauer stretch HR streaks in Seattle

Each of the Twins' victories in a three-game sweep of the Mariners had one thing in common: Home runs by both Joe Mauer and Miguel Sano.


5/29/2016 | Mauer, Sano slug Twins to sweep in Seattle

Joe Mauer and Miguel Sano continued mashing Mariners pitching, and Ricky Nolasco pitched six innings of two-run ball as the Twins secured their first series sweep at Safeco Field since 2007 with a 5-4 win on Sunday.


5/29/2016 | Suzuki cleared of concussion, available in pinch

Catcher Kurt Suzuki, who was evaluated for a possible concussion after leaving Saturday night's game against the Mariners, was not in the lineup Sunday but could play if needed, Twins manager Paul Molitor said.


5/29/2016 | Santana, Graveman open Twins-A's series

Two right-handers in search of improved consistency will square off Monday afternoon when the Twins and A's open a three-game series at the Coliseum.


5/29/2016 | Twin-killing: DP gives Twins win over Mariners

A 2-4-5-6 double ended Saturday's game, as the Twins pulled off a stunning double play in a victory over the Mariners.


5/28/2016 | Suzuki leaves with concussion-like symptoms

Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki left Saturday's game against the Mainers in the bottom of the third inning with concussion-like symptoms.


5/28/2016 | Plouffe has bone bruise, avoids DL

An MRI on Saturday showed Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe has a bone bruise in his right knee, instead of a sprained medial collateral ligament as was originally announced after he came out of Friday's game.


5/28/2016 | Rasmussen settling in as interim pitching coach

Interim Twins pitching coach Eric Rasmussen joined the Twins on Friday after pitching coach Neil Allen was suspended following his arrest early Thursday on suspicion of drunken driving.


5/28/2016 | Walker, Nolasco face off in series finale

Taijuan Walker looks for his first victory since April 25 when he faces Ricky Nolasco and the Twins in the series finale Sunday at Safeco Field. Nolasco has a better ERA on the road (3.99) than home (7.54).


5/28/2016 | Dean tops Mariners, wins 1st big league game

Twins rookie pitcher Pat Dean picked up his first big league victory on Friday, striking out eight and allowing two runs over seven innings against the Mariners.


5/27/2016 | Plouffe leaves game with right MCL sprain

Twins starting third baseman Trevor Plouffe left Friday's game against the Mariners in the fourth inning with a mild MCL sprain of his right knee.


5/27/2016 | Twins suspend pitching coach Allen

The Minnesota Twins have indefinitely suspended, with pay, pitching coach Neil Allen for his pending DWI charge.


5/27/2016 | Twin-killing: Bats, Dean lift Twins over Seattle

The Twins got to Felix Hernandez for five runs in the third inning on Friday and rookie pitcher Pat Dean did the rest, striking out eight over seven innings in earning his first Major League victory.


5/27/2016 | Hughes, Miley square off at Safeco Field

Phil Hughes looks for his first victory since April 18 as he takes on the Mariners and Wade Miley at Safeco Field. Miley has won his last three starts.


5/27/2016 | Improved Sano vital to Twins' turnaround

There is nothing more to be done about the first 46 games of the season. But you had to like what manager Paul Molitor said in regard to Miguel Sano: "It's a tough game. He's kind of learned that."


5/26/2016 | Twins suspend coach Allen after DWI charge

The Minnesota Twins announced Thursday that they have indefinitely suspended, with pay, pitching coach Neil Allen for his pending DWI charge.


5/26/2016 | Inbox: After slow start, are changes in store?

It's been a step back for Minnesota after last year's surprising season, and there are lots of questions to be answered. With that in mind, here's this week's Twins Inbox.


5/25/2016 | Round-trippers, snapped skids help Twins regain 'swagger'

The Twins entered Wednesday's game against the Royals with an almost unthinkable 0-17 record against the division-rival Royals, Tigers and White Sox.


5/25/2016 | Twins select reliever Boshers' contract

With the bullpen being overworked the last few weeks, the Twins opted to select the contract of lefty reliever Buddy Boshers on Wednesday, placing outfielder Darin Mastroianni on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique. To make room for Boshers on the 40-man roster, closer Glen Perkins was transferred to the 60-day DL.




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