Yankees finish off sweep of Twins

Baseball / MLB Oct 8, 2019

Yankees finish off sweep of Twins

The last time the New York Yankees won the World Series, a full decade ago, Gleyber Torres was not yet a teenager in Venezuela. Boosted by an age-defiant performance by their 22-year-old star second baseman, the Yankees moved one step closer to that elusive trophy. Torres ...

Didi Gregorius grand slam powers Yankees to win

Baseball / MLB Oct 6, 2019

Didi Gregorius grand slam powers Yankees to win

Masahiro Tanaka held the visitors to a run over five innings on Saturday, while a grand slam from Didi Gregorius powered the New York Yankees to an 8-2 win over the Minnesota Twins for a two-game lead in the American League Division Series. The Japanese ...

Twins clinch first AL Central title since 2010

Baseball / MLB Sep 26, 2019

Twins clinch first AL Central title since 2010

On this night, the stars were Randy Dobnak, Luis Arraez and Eddie Rosario — but really it could have been anyone. The Minnesota Twins are AL Central champions because of contributions from all over the roster. Arraez and Rosario homered, and Dobnak allowed one hit in ...

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 ...