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8/26/2015 | Small ball helps Twins keep on rolling

Twins manager Paul Molitor has stressed to his players how bunting can be a weapon all season, and it paid off against the Rays on Wednesday. A pair of bunt singles from Byron Buxton and Brian Dozier off Tampa Bay ace Chris Archer in the seventh inning loaded the bases and helped spark a two-run rally to lift the Twins to their sixth straight win with a 5-3 victory over Tampa Bay.


8/26/2015 | Closer Perkins dealing with back spasms

Twins closer Glen Perkins was unavailable against the Rays in Wednesday's 5-3 win, as he's been dealing with lower-back spasms.


8/26/2015 | Twin Cities kids thrilled by Play Ball event

60 St. Paul kids took the field on Wednesday as part of the Play Ball initiative.


8/26/2015 | Twins activate Boyer, place Graham on DL

The Twins reinstated right-hander Blaine Boyer from the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday and placed Rule 5 Draft pick J.R. Graham on the 15-day DL with right shoulder inflammation.


8/26/2015 | Smyly to take mound in series finale vs. Twins

Rays left-hander Drew Smyly, who missed more than three months with a torn labrum, looked much sharper in his second outing back from the injury, and is looking to build on that start when he takes the mound against the Twins in the series finale on Thursday night at Tropicana Field.


8/26/2015 | Rookie trio leads Twins to series-opening win

After years of hearing about top prospects Byron Buxton, Miguel Sano and Eddie Rosario, the future is finally here for the Twins, and the trio came up big yet again on Tuesday against the Rays.


8/25/2015 | Twins wait to decide Boyer's next step

Right-handed reliever Blaine Boyer threw a bullpen session without any issues on Monday, and the Twins will decide whether he'll be activated from the 15-day disabled list or sent out on a rehab assignment.


8/25/2015 | Archer eyes encore as Rays face off vs. Twins

Twins rookie sensation Miguel Sano has been on a tear, but will face a stern test on Wednesday, as Rays ace Chris Archer is set to take the mound in the second game of the three-game set at Tropicana Field.


8/25/2015 | Twins' three homers top Rays in slugfest

A game between a pair of Wild Card contenders was, well, wild on Tuesday night as a heated offensive battle took place in an 11-7 Twins win over the Rays at Tropicana Field.


8/24/2015 | Breaking down Sano's game-changing tools

When the Twins called up Miguel Sano from Double-A Chattanooga on July 2, they were hoping the 22-year-old could help spark the offense as the club's everyday designated hitter. He has done just that and more in a historic start, as he became the fastest Twins rookie to reach 10 homers.


8/23/2015 | Dozier's hustle sparks Twins' wild rally

After striking for two runs in the first inning, the Twins fell into an offensive lull until the ninth, when Brian Dozier and Trevor Plouffe came through with a game-tying rally that paved the way for a 12-inning comeback win in Baltimore on Sunday.


8/23/2015 | Twins sweep season series with help from O's

The Twins pounced on a pair of 12th-inning errors Sunday afternoon as Minnesota beat Baltimore, 4-3, to complete the four-game series and seven-game season sweeps of the Orioles.


8/23/2015 | Twins, Rays meet as Wild Card race heats up

With both teams looking to make a push for the final Wild Card spot in the American League, the Twins and Rays will begin a three-game set Tuesday night at Tropicana Field.


8/23/2015 | Hughes likely sidelined until September

Twins starter Phil Hughes is eligible to come off the 15-day disabled list this week but will not be with the team until after rosters expand on Sept. 1, according to manager Paul Molitor.


8/23/2015 | Small ball comes up huge for Twins

You hear it all the time, "The little things matter." It's one of the most overused sayings in baseball, but the Twins proved its validity in Saturday night's 3-2 victory over the Orioles at Camden Yards.


8/22/2015 | Buxton's first RBI lifts Twins over O's

Top Twins prospect Byron Buxton collected his first Major League RBI on Saturday night, and it couldn't have come at a bigger time, as the rookie's single propelled Minnesota past the Orioles, 3-2.


8/22/2015 | Wild Card chasers close season series

The Twins will be seeking a sweep of the seven-game season series with the Orioles on Sunday afternoon, when the clubs close out a four-game series at Camden Yards.


8/22/2015 | Perkins plays catch, on track for Tuesday

The Twins believe they can avoid placing closer Glen Perkins on the 15-day disabled list, as the three-time All-Star received two cortisone shots for neck stiffness this week.


8/22/2015 | Twins' Berrios among 10 top prospect performers Friday

Jose Berrios looks like he's ready for the Major Leagues. The Twins' No. 2 prospect (No. 24 overall) dominated on Friday for Triple-A Rochester, allowing one earned run on five hits in seven innings.


8/22/2015 | Jepsen fans side for 1st save with Twins

With All-Star closer Glen Perkins unavailable due to a neck injury, Kevin Jepsen made the long jog to the rubber, where he quickly collected his sixth save of the season and first as a Twin in Minnesota's 4-3 victory over the Orioles on Friday night.


8/22/2015 | Cotts joins Twins after trade from Brewers

Veteran lefty Neal Cotts was not only walking into a different clubhouse but also a different situation Saturday, after being acquired from the Brewers to Minnesota the night before for a player to be named or cash.


8/21/2015 | Twins rally past Orioles on Suzuki's bloop

After falling behind by two in the sixth inning, the Twins rallied for three runs in the eighth off reliever Darren O'Day for a 4-3 victory on Friday night, winning their fifth consecutive game over the Orioles this season.


8/21/2015 | Tillman, Gibson square off in Twins-O's series

The Orioles and Twins will play the third game of their four-game series Saturday night in Baltimore with two right-handers going in different directions battling on the hill.


8/21/2015 | Twins work with Buxton on steal technique

In four Minor League seasons, Byron Buxton stole 94 bases while getting caught only 27 times. After calling him up from Triple-A Rochester this week, the Twins hope Buxton will bring an element of the running game to their offense.


8/21/2015 | Duffey cruises as Twins pour it on Orioles

Twins rookie Tyler Duffey was unfazed by a downpour that stalled Thursday's start by two hours and 31 minutes, going 7 2/3 innings to lead the Twins to a 15-2 victory and their fourth straight win over the Orioles this season.




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