CLEVELAND — The contending Twins caught a tough break on Tuesday, as their scheduled game against the Indians was postponed due to rain and they’ll play a traditional doubleheader on Wednesday starting at 3:10 p.m. CT. The Twins, who entered Tuesday 1.5 games back of the Astros for the second American League Wild Card spot, […]
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MINNEAPOLIS — Twins rookie slugger Miguel Sano is dealing with a mild right hamstring strain and was held out of the starting lineup on Friday against the Astros. Sano, who has been the club’s best hitter since being called up on July 2, was originally slated to start at third base but told the training […]
MINNEAPOLIS — After week that saw him crush two-walk homers while being an Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote candidate, Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is headed to the 2015 MLB All-Star Game in Cincinnati, after all. Dozier, who finished second to Kansas City’s Mike Moustakas in the Final Vote, was added to the American […]
ARLINGTON — The wait is over. Byron Buxton, the No. 1 overall prospect according to MLBPipeline.com, will have his contract purchased by the Twins from Double-A Chattanooga before Sunday’s game against the Rangers. The Twins will announce a corresponding roster move on Sunday. Buxton, 21, was hitting .283/.351/.489 with six homers, seven doubles, 12 triples […]
MINNEAPOLIS — The Twins placed outfielder Oswaldo Arcia on the 15-day disabled list with a right hip flexor strain on Monday, and recalled fellow outfielder Eddie Rosario from Triple-A Rochester to take Arcia’s place on the roster. Arcia left Sunday’s game in the fourth inning with what was described as right hip irritation, and the […]
MINNEAPOLIS — Twins right-hander Phil Hughes, who left his start on Wednesday with a minor left hip flexor strain, threw a bullpen session with no issues on Friday and will make his next start on Monday against the A’s. Hughes left his outing after just five innings, as he said he felt tightness in his […]
FORT MYERS, Fla. — A day after struggling with his command, walking four batters in two innings against the Rays, top pitching prospect Alex Meyer was optioned to Triple-A Rochester, the Twins announced Friday. Meyer, ranked as the No. 30 overall prospect by MLB.com, made three Grapefruit League appearances, posting a 1.59 ERA, but walked […]
FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Twins are among the last teams to report for Spring Training, as pitchers and catchers don’t report to the CenturyLink Sports Complex until Sunday.
Sunday also marks the grand opening of the renovated CenturyLink Spor…
SAN DIEGO — The Twins got their man on the last day of the Winter Meetings on Thursday, as they agreed to sign right-hander Ervin Santana to a four-year, $54 million deal, according to a Major League source.
The Twins met with Santana’s represe…
MINNEAPOLIS — Torii Hunter is coming home.
The 39-year-old outfielder has agreed to a one-year, $10.5-million contract with the Twins, two Major League sources confirmed Tuesday night. The Twins, however, haven’t confirmed and haven’t made an…