Below is an advertisement.

News Archive

Search:  News and Features Press Releases 

For date:   

News and Features | Returned : 126 results
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | Next >

7/21/2014 | Ryan says Twins will listen to all trade offers

After getting swept by the Rays over the weekend, the Twins are looking more and more like they'll be sellers before the non-waiver Trade Deadline on July 31.

7/21/2014 | Injured Mauer ramps up baseball activities

Twins first baseman Joe Mauer continued to take ground balls before Monday's game against the Indians, and he started swinging the bat on Sunday.

7/21/2014 | Twins will recall Pino to start against Indians

Right-hander Yohan Pino will be recalled from Triple-A Rochester to start for the Twins Tuesday night against the Indians, the club announced after Monday's 4-3 win over Cleveland. Left-hander Kris Johnson was optioned to Rochester after his start to make room for Pino.

7/21/2014 | Buxton, Sampson are Pipeline Prospects of the Week

Throughout the season, the staff will name Pipeline Prospects of the Week -- one hitter and one pitcher who excelled over the previous seven days. This week, baseball's top prospect Byron Buxton took the award for hitters, while Pirates No. 19 prospect Adrian Sampson won for pitchers.

7/20/2014 | Twelve teams to receive supplemental '15 Draft picks

Major League Baseball's version of the Draft lottery doesn't attract nearly as much attention as its NBA and NHL counterparts, mostly because baseball's top picks aren't determined randomly like they are in the other sports. But for 12 big league clubs, the Competitive Balance Lottery will provide them with a valuable extra selection in 2015.

7/20/2014 | Dozier a catalyst for Twins' high rate of DPs

If there's one thing the Twins can take solace in during a rough start to the second half of the season, it's the fact that their infield is operating efficiently. And the catalyst for defensive excellence has been second baseman Brian Dozier.

7/20/2014 | Since return from injury, Santana off at plate

Danny Santana looked lost at the plate during his first two games back from a knee injury that had kept him out since June 26. The center fielder went a combined 1-for-9 with one infield hit against the Rays on Friday and Saturday. He was not in the starting lineup for Sunday's finale vs. Tampa Bay.

7/20/2014 | Willingham drives in two, but Twins fall to Rays

The Twins fell, 5-3, on Sunday to the Rays, whose series sweep left the home team nine games below .500 with just a handful of games left before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline.

7/20/2014 | Indians aiming to carry momentum into Minnesota

With their first 10 games after the All-Star break featuring a road clash with an American League Central opponent, the Indians already find themselves at a potentially pivotal juncture in 2014. After taking three of four in Detroit over the weekend, the Tribe will look to carry that momentum into Minnesota for a three-game series with the Twins beginning Monday.

7/19/2014 | Scuffling Willingham still a possible trade chip

There are a few players who could be on the move before the month is over. One of them -- 35-year-old veteran Josh Willingham -- was left out of the lineup against Tampa's ace on Saturday night.

7/19/2014 | Mauer takes grounders, no timetable for return

Joe Mauer was back on the field Saturday afternoon, but in a limited capacity. The injured first baseman (strained right oblique) took some grounders on his knees before Saturday's game against Tampa Bay. He's been out since the Twins placed him on the disabled list on July 2.

7/19/2014 | Archer, Rays look to complete sweep of Twins

On Sunday at Target Field, Kevin Correia, who is tied for the Major League-lead in losses, will have to play stopper just to keep the Twins from being swept at home. Chris Archer will take the mound for Tampa Bay.

7/19/2014 | Twins can't touch Price, drop second straight

Phil Hughes' comeback season is beginning to run off the rails. With no help from his lineup, Hughes was easily outdueled by Rays starter David Price in a 5-1 loss at Target Field on Saturday night.

7/18/2014 | Rays win one challenge, lose another in fifth

Rays manager Joe Maddon won a challenge and lost a challenge in the fifth inning of Friday night's contest between Tampa Bay and Minnesota at Target Field.

7/18/2014 | Price, Hughes set to battle as series continues

David Price will get his chance to pitch at Target Field on Saturday when the Rays take on the Twins in the second game of their series in Minnesota. Phil Hughes will take the mound for Minnesota opposite Price.

7/18/2014 | Top prospect Buxton heating up at plate

Class A Advanced Fort Myers outfielder Byron Buxton -- ranked as the No. 1 prospect in the Minors by -- went 2-for-5 with a solo home run on Thursday night, and has now hit safely in four straight games.

7/18/2014 | With 29 Draft picks signed, Twins quiet at deadline

Minnesota finished the Draft signing period by signing 29 of its 40 draftees, one more than it managed last season.

7/18/2014 | Gibson shaky, bats quiet in loss to Rays

After tagging Colorado for a combined 22 runs in the final two games of the first half, Minnesota managed only two against Tampa Bay in a 6-2 loss at Target Field on Friday night that also featured an uneven performance by starter Kyle Gibson.

7/18/2014 | Midsummer Classic: All-Star Game posts big numbers

The 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game and its surrounding festivities posted big numbers, as fans consumed the event and connected with the best baseball players in the world in countless ways.

7/18/2014 | Twins activate Santana, option Herrmann to Triple-A

The Twins activated Danny Santana from the disabled list on Friday, welcoming the infielder/outfielder back after recovering from a bone bruise on his left knee.The Twins optioned backup catcher and outfielder Chris Herrmann to Triple-A Rochester to make room for Santana on the active roster.

7/18/2014 | Twins prospect Stewart in command at A ball

Right-hander Kohl Stewart, the Twins' No. 4 prospect, threw five scoreless innings Thursday as Class A Cedar Rapids defeated Lake County. Stewart, ranked No. 32 on's Top 100 Prospects list, didn't allow a runner to advance past second base in the win.

7/16/2014 | Twins' top prospect Buxton busts out with three hits

Twins farmhand Byron Buxton, baseball's top prospect, collected three hits Wednesday, helping Class A Advanced Fort Myers defeat Daytona, 5-1. Outfielder Adam Brett Walker II, the Twins' No. 12 prospect, leads the Florida State League with 20 homers.

7/16/2014 | Changes could be on horizon for Twins in second half

The Twins now seem primed to be sellers at the Trade Deadline on July 31, unless they make a quick turnaround. They entered the All-Star break with some momentum, winning five of seven on the road against the Mariners and Rockies, but they are still tied for last place in the American League Central with the White Sox and trail the division-leading Tigers by 10 1/2 games.

7/16/2014 | Twins reflect on success as hosts of All-Star Game

A rain shower that delayed Monday's Gillette Home Run Derby at Target Field couldn't put a damper on the All-Star festivities in Minnesota, and it did lead to a full rainbow over the ballpark beyond center field as the event began that proved to foreshadow the unforgettable moments that were to come in the Derby and in Tuesday's 85th All-Star Game.

7/15/2014 | Twin billing: Perkins, Suzuki team to close out NL

Joined by Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki for the final frame, Glen Perkins flew through a one-two-three ninth inning in the American League's 5-3 victory over the National League on Tuesday night at Target Field. The sellout crowd was absolutely thrilled.

More Results >