KANSAS CITY, MO. - Carl Pavano had just conquered the team that conquered him earlier in the week. But the self-critic in the righthander wouldn't... Read more
KANSAS CITY, MO. — Both teams were soaked from all the rain. The Twins were soaked and shaking hands. Royals manager Trey Hillman was soaked but on... Read more
KANSAS CITY, MO. - The results of Nick Punto's MRI exam Saturday revealed nothing seriously wrong with his groin muscle. But the Twins infielder is... Read more
DETROIT - Twins manager Ron Gardenhire played a hunch when he gave Luke Hughes his first major league start Wednesday.
Gardenhire knew Tigers... Read more
CLEVELAND - The Twins placed Nick Blackburn on the Family Medical Emergency List on Friday and promoted righthander Jeff Manship from Class AAA... Read more
CLEVELAND - The Twins' clubhouse was quiet and tense after Saturday's 5-4, 11-inning loss to the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field.
Manager... Read more
Bill Smith kept getting good reports in the offseason about how well Francisco Liriano was pitching in winter ball in the Dominican... Read more
The playoffs weren't on the line Monday. Extra innings weren't needed. Brandon Inge didn't have to argue he was hit by a pitch.
It was Detroit's... Read more
Twins righththander Nick Blackburn's sinkerfest on Tuesday got him through the eighth inning with 85 pitches thrown. Despite a one-run lead, he was... Read more
J.J. Hardy's big ninth inning Tuesday was more painful than it looked.
The Twins shortstop jammed his left wrist sliding into third base on his... Read more
Despite the weather feeling more like March than May, the Twins and Orioles will play ball today at Target Field, twice. The teams will play a day... Read more
Early last season, the Twins played a day-night doubleheader in Boston, with Francisco Liriano and Scott Baker as their starting pitchers.
It... Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Say what you want about manager Ozzie Guillen, but he believes in his players.
Whether that will be the key to the White Sox... Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- The White Sox were designed to play small ball, pitch their butts off and play defense.
That was the plan, at least on... Read more
Considering the Yankees mastery over the Twins since the new millennium began, you had to wonder what new and cruel way the Yankees would find to... Read more
As he warmed up for his start Saturday against the Twins, Andy Pettitte realized he was babying his left elbow, wary that a familiar ache would... Read more
Mariano Rivera's streak of 11 scoreless innings came to a screeching halt Sunday afternoon, as did the Twins' 12-game losing streak against the... Read more
TORONTO - Twins second baseman Orlando Hudson broke into the majors with Toronto in 2002 and left as a free agent after the 2005 season. After... Read more
TORONTO -- By the time you read this, the Twins should have landed in Boston. Their heads, hopefully, will have stopped spinning after their 11-2... Read more
No one was coming out of the bullpen to start the ninth inning. Clay Buchholz trotted back out to the mound. He had thrown just 100 pitches,... Read more
Pitching, defense, and the three-run homer?
Sounds vaguely familiar.
It’s the old Earl Weaver Oriole Way. And it’s a hybrid of Theo Epstein’s... Read more
Minneapolis — Dave Bush lay on the infield grass between the pitcher's mound and first base, his face buried in the turf in frustration and... Read more
Minneapolis — The day after the Milwaukee Brewers clinched the National League wild card, Mark Attanasio was riding across town in a rented van.... Read more
Minneapolis — It's an old question, certainly not worth beating over the head with a Louisville Slugger on what was Joe Mauer bat day at Target... Read more
MINNEAPOLIS - Derek Jeter took care of business Wednesday afternoon, then watched Andy Pettitte get the job done at night.
When all was said and... Read more
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