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6/23/2016 | Plouffe day to day with mild right groin strain

Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe exited in the sixth inning of Minnesota's 7-3 loss against the Phillies on Thursday afternoon at Target Field with a mild right groin strain.


6/23/2016 | Phils' 15-hit attack backs Eickhoff vs. Twins

A towering three-run homer in the eighth inning gave Freddy Galvis a career-high five RBIs, as the shortstop powered the Phillies to a 7-3 win over the Twins behind a solid Jerad Eickhoff in Thursday's series finale at Target Field, snapping a season-long nine-game losing streak.


6/23/2016 | Pipeline preview: Vlad Jr. to debut with dad in stands

Top Cardinals prospect Alex Reyes starts for Triple-A Memphis against Colorado Springs at 7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV.


6/23/2016 | Twins bullpen showing signs of stability

Frankly, the Twins' bullpen has been one of the team's biggest problems this season, with the unit's 4.61 ERA entering Thursday's finale vs. the Phillies ranking as the fourth-highest mark in the Major Leagues.


6/23/2016 | Perkins' tweet airs out injury frustration to fans

Twins closer Glen Perkins just can't catch a break right now -- first learning he would require season-ending left shoulder surgery for a torn labrum, and now having to deal with angry messages from fans on Twitter frustrated with the left-hander's lack of production despite his lucrative contract.


6/23/2016 | Fans must start voting now to get in all 35 ballots

The 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot is down to its final week, and here are 10 important things to know as you continue deciding starters for the 87th All-Star Game presented by MasterCard on July 12 at Petco Park in San Diego.


6/23/2016 | Kepler atones for error in a big way vs. Phils

It could have been easy for Max Kepler to fold after misplaying Andres Blanco's single and allowing two runs to score in the fifth inning of Wednesday night's game against the Phillies. Instead, he kept his composure and went on to deliver the game-tying RBI single and the go-ahead sacrifice fly to spur the Twins to a 6-5 victory.


6/23/2016 | Kepler's redemption leads Twins past Phillies

Max Kepler was in danger of being the goat after his two-run fielding error keyed a three-run rally that gave the Phillies a lead in the fifth, but he was instead the hero of a 6-5 Twins victory on Wednesday night after driving in the tying run, the go-ahead run and making a highlight-reel diving catch in the eighth to help preserve the late lead at Target Field.


6/22/2016 | Eickhoff looks to stay hot in finale with Twins

Phillies right-hander Jared Eickhoff has been on a roll, and he hopes to keep it going in Wednesday afternoon's series finale against Ricky Nolasco and the Twins at Target Field.


6/22/2016 | Dozier leads way as Twins' bats heat up

Though the Twins have scored more than six runs in three straight games for the first time since May 25-28, it's natural to expect a lineup that has been inconsistent to come back to earth at some point. And yet -- it's looking like things could be different this time around.


6/22/2016 | Pipeline preview: Reyes ready to rack up more K's

Top Cardinals prospect Alex Reyes starts for Triple-A Memphis against Colorado Springs at 7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV.


6/22/2016 | Duffey frustrated by sophomore slump

Twins starter Tyler Duffey allowed only four home runs in 10 starts last season as a rookie. He nearly matched that total in three innings against the Phillies in Minnesota's 14-10 victory on Tuesday night at Target Field, allowing three homers and six earned runs in his shortest outing of the season.


6/22/2016 | Suzuki flirts with cycle in four-hit game

Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki, who has hit all of one triple over the last four seasons, might have briefly entertained the idea of going to third on his eighth-inning double to complete his first career cycle in the Twins' 14-10 victory over the Phillies on Tuesday night at Target Field. But he quickly thought better of it.


6/21/2016 | Nunez needs support to boost ASG campaign

Despite a strong late push for shortstop Eduardo Nunez's 2016 MLB All-Star Game candidacy by the Twins with their recent #VoteNunez campaign, the Twins are still not represented among the American League's leading vote-getters with the June 30 deadline fast approaching.


6/21/2016 | Twins remain cautious as Sano nears rehab stint

The Twins are aiming to have outfielder Miguel Sano begin his rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester no later than Friday, following a "really good" full-speed workout during Minnesota's off-day on Monday, according to manager Paul Molitor.


6/21/2016 | Morgan, Gibson both looking to get on track

Phillies left-hander Adam Morgan (1-6, 6.49 ERA) faces Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson (0-5, 6.06 ERA) Wednesday in the second game of a three-game series.


6/20/2016 | First-round Draft pick Kirilloff agrees to deal

The Twins have agreed to terms with first-round Draft pick Alex Kirilloff, MLB.com's Jim Callis reported on Monday.


6/20/2016 | Nunez making most of opportunity as everyday player

When Twins manager Paul Molitor was serving as the club's first-base coach and infield coordinator in 2014, Eduardo Nunez confided in him that he had always dreamt of being an everyday player.


6/19/2016 | Nola, Duffey open Phillies-Twins series

The Phillies and Twins will meet for the first time since 2013 on Tuesday night at Target Field for the opener of a three-game Interleague series.


6/19/2016 | Santana credits mechanical fix in win

Twins manager Paul Molitor has said that Ervin Santana, his staff ace, has been working hard to fix his mechanics between his last few starts to throw strikes consistently and command pitches effectively.


6/19/2016 | Kepler breaks out with first 3-hit game

When the Twins called up top prospect Max Kepler for his third stint in the Major Leagues, they were determined to use him as a starter this time to make sure he would get enough at-bats to adjust to the pitching at this level. It looks like that plan is starting to pay off.


6/19/2016 | Twins slide past McCann to thwart Yankees

Trevor Plouffe evaded Brian McCann's tag to score the go-ahead run as part of a four-run sixth inning, helping lift the Twins to a 7-4 victory over the Yankees on Sunday as the clubs completed a four-game series at Target Field.


6/19/2016 | Escobar swinging hot bat in limited role

Even though Eduardo Escobar's opportunities have decreased due to Eduardo Nunez's hot bat, he has made the most of his limited at-bats, continuing to provide the consistency the Twins had come to expect from him before the season.


6/18/2016 | Park finds spark with HR on 3-RBI day

Although Byung Ho Park has struggled with runners in scoring position this season, he took a promising step in Minnesota's 7-6 loss to the Yankees at Target Field on Saturday, clubbing a two-run homer as part of a three-RBI afternoon.


6/18/2016 | Yankees storm back, hold off Twins' surge

The Yankees came from behind using the long ball before pulling ahead for good in the ninth on a two-run single by Jacoby Ellsbury and holding on for a 7-6 win over the Twins on Saturday afternoon at Target Field. The result brought New York back to .500 and extended Minnesota's losing streak to five games.




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