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5/5/2015 | Nunez placed on DL with left oblique strain

The Twins placed utility man Eduardo Nunez on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain after Tuesday's 2-1 loss to the A's, and purchased infielder Doug Bernier's contract from Triple-A Rochester.


5/5/2015 | Twins' offense has no answers against A's

The Twins entered Tuesday's game against the A's with their offense rolling and a five-game winning streak, but it all came to a halt in a 2-1 loss at Target Field.


5/5/2015 | Rosario to wait another day for first start

Outfielder Eddie Rosario, who was officially recalled from Triple-A Rochester on Monday, was held out of the lineup on Tuesday, so his first career Major League start will have to wait.


5/5/2015 | Gibson, Kazmir look to gain edge in series

Oakland will have left-hander Scott Kazmir on the mound for Wednesday night's contest, while the Twins will start right-hander Kyle Gibson.


5/5/2015 | A's snap Twins' win streak behind Chavez

The A's halted the Twins' winning streak at five games, as right-hander Jesse Chavez tossed 7 1/3 strong innings in a 2-1 win on Tuesday night at Target Field.


5/5/2015 | With hot bats, Twins confident in comeback

With the way the offense has been rolling this homestand, no one on the Twins panicked when they quickly fell behind by four runs just five batters into the game on a grand slam from A's catcher Stephen Vogt off right-hander Phil Hughes.


5/4/2015 | Schafer dazzles with outstanding diving grab

Jordan Schafer knew as soon as he hit the ground that he had come up with a run-saving diving catch in shallow center field to end the eighth inning, but it wasn't quite as clear for first-base umpire Todd Tichenor.


5/4/2015 | Buxton smashes walk-off home run for Chattanooga

Byron Buxton extended his hitting streak to eight games in the most dramatic way possible. MLB's top prospect hit a walk-off homer to lead Double-A Chattanooga to a 2-0 win.


5/4/2015 | Plouffe dedicates slam to late grandfather

In a touching moment in his postgame interview on the field with Fox Sports North after Sunday's 13-3 win over the White Sox, Trevor Plouffe said the grand slam he hit was in honor of his grandfather, Tom, who passed away Saturday night.


5/4/2015 | Twins look to keep win streak rolling against A's

On Tuesday right-hander Jesse Chavez will square off against the Twins, who will counter with righty Trevor May at Target Field. Minnesota is looking to pick up their sixth straight win as they try to climb the AL Central ranks.


5/4/2015 | Twins power past A's for fifth straight win

The Twins extended their winning streak to five games, as they erased an early four-run deficit with Torii Hunter coming through with a go-ahead three-run homer in the sixth inning in an 8-7 win over the A's on Monday night at Target Field.


5/4/2015 | Arcia's trip to DL opens up spot for Rosario

The Twins placed outfielder Oswaldo Arcia on the 15-day disabled list with a right hip flexor strain on Monday, and they recalled fellow outfielder Eddie Rosario from Triple-A Rochester.


5/4/2015 | Syndergaard headlines Prospect Team of the Week

Noah Syndergaard threw a seven-inning shutout in the first game of a doubleheader on Monday, then came back five days later with seven more scoreless innings. His performance was the most impressive among prospects for the week of April 27-May 3.


5/4/2015 | MLB reveals 30 Honorary Bat Girl winners

Thirty winners were announced on Monday by Major League Baseball in the 2015 Honorary Bat Girl contest.


5/3/2015 | Twins surpass .500 mark for first time in 2015

Having a .500 record is just a one-day event, according to Twins manager Paul Molitor, but the hard work over the past couple weeks has clearly paid off as Minnesota eclipsed the mark for the first time all season.


5/3/2015 | Pressly may step in as go-to long reliever

Twins manager Paul Molitor said he'll use a mix of relievers in long roles, and he had to use right-hander Ryan Pressly in that role in Sunday's 13-3 win over the White Sox, with right-hander Mike Pelfrey lasting just 3 1/3 innings.


5/3/2015 | Hughes, Twins set to open four-game set against A's

Right-handers Jesse Hahn and Phil Hughes are set to square off on Monday for the start of a four-game series between the A's and Twins at Target Field.


5/3/2015 | Twins capitalize on errors to sweep White Sox

For the second straight season, the Twins swept a four-game series from the White Sox at Target Field by virtue of Sunday's 13-3 rout of the South Siders.


5/2/2015 | Slightly rusty Nolasco earns win in return

After missing nearly a month with inflammation in his right elbow, Ricky Nolasco was back on the mound on Saturday, and although he showed some signs of rust, he pitched well enough to keep Minnesota in the game and ultimately picked up the win over the White Sox.


5/2/2015 | Twins have sweep of White Sox in sight

With a win on Sunday over the White Sox at Target Field, the Twins would record their first four-game sweep since June 19-22, 2014, a four-game run that also came against the White Sox.


5/2/2015 | Two homers give Twins win over White Sox

Ricky Nolasco picked up the win in his return from the 15-day disabled list, backed by homers from Torii Hunter and Trevor Plouffe in a 5-3 victory over the White Sox on Saturday afternoon at Target Field.


5/2/2015 | Molitor explains reason for Milone move

Manager Paul Molitor on Saturday explained the Twins' surprising decision to send left-hander Tommy Milone to Triple-A Rochester.


5/2/2015 | Gibson putting consistency issues to bed

Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson has a 1.88 ERA over his last four starts, and his performance against the White Sox on Friday night was his best of the season, as he scattered just four hits and a walk with four strikeouts.


5/1/2015 | Noesi finds way back to mound against Twins

Hector Noesi will make just his third start of the season on Saturday when the White Sox and Twins continue their four-game series at Target Field. Ricky Nolasco will be activated from the DL to start for the host Twins.


5/1/2015 | Hughes cleared to start as Twins shuffle arms

Twins right-hander Phil Hughes, who left his start on Wednesday with a minor flexor strain in his left hip, threw a bullpen session with no issues on Friday and will make his next start on Monday against the A's.




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