Rays outlast Twins in 18-inning marathon

Baseball / MLB Jun 28, 2019

Rays outlast Twins in 18-inning marathon

Willy Adames and Choi Ji-man had RBI singles, and Yandy Diaz drove in what proved to be the winning run with a sacrifice fly to highlight a three-run 18th inning and lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins ...

Angels' Shohei Ohtani hurts right hand in loss to Twins

Baseball / MLB May 21, 2019

Angels' Shohei Ohtani hurts right hand in loss to Twins

Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani was struck on the right hand while swinging at a 151-kph Taylor Rogers fastball in the eighth inning of Monday's game against the Minnesota Twins. The pitch went for strike three in the Angels' 3-1 loss. Ohtani left the ...

Twins fire manger Paul Molitor after losing season

Baseball / MLB Oct 3, 2018

Twins fire manger Paul Molitor after losing season

Two years ago, the Minnesota Twins made Derek Falvey their chief baseball officer with the precondition that Paul Molitor remain as manager. Molitor presided over a playoff team and won the American League Manager of the Year award in 2017, but the Twins slipped backward ...

Indians pounce on rival Twins

Baseball / MLB Aug 7, 2018

Indians pounce on rival Twins

Trevor Bauer reached a milestone Monday night. Cleveland's right-hander struck out 11 in six innings — giving him 206 for the season — and the Indians routed the Minnesota Twins 10-0. Bauer (11-6) is one strikeout behind Boston's Chris Sale for the AL lead. After striking ...

Red Sox stay hot with victory against Twins

Baseball / MLB Jul 29, 2018

Red Sox stay hot with victory against Twins

The Boston Red Sox seemingly can get their offense cranked up at any time this season. J.D. Martinez hit his major league-leading 32nd homer, Mookie Betts had two RBI doubles and the Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 10-4 on Saturday night for their 17th ...

Red-hot Didi Gregorius lifts Yankees to victory over Twins

Baseball / MLB Apr 26, 2018

Red-hot Didi Gregorius lifts Yankees to victory over Twins

For anyone unable to see him out there: Didi Gregorius had another huge night. Make that Tyler Austin, too. Gregorius homered for the fourth straight game and added two RBIs to his major league-leading total, going 3-for-3 with two walks to send the New York Yankees ...

Yankees hurler Masahiro Tanaka triumphs in rout of Twins

Baseball / MLB Apr 24, 2018

Yankees hurler Masahiro Tanaka triumphs in rout of Twins

Masahiro Tanaka made up for last week's sloppy pitching by working 6⅔ effective innings as the New York Yankees crushed the Minnesota Twins 14-1 on a chilly Monday evening. Tanaka (3-2), who allowed seven runs in five innings in his previous start last Tuesday, limited ...