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4/27/2016 | Molitor reaffirms faith in Jepsen as closer

Twins manager Paul Molitor said he met with Kevin Jepsen after Tuesday's 6-5 win over the Indians to reiterate that he's still the club's closer despite blowing his last two save opportunities.


4/27/2016 | Pipeline Preview: Twins' Berrios to make big league debut

Twins top prospect Jose Berrios will make his first big league start, while the Royals' Ryan O'Hearn looks to continue his hot hitting that has him at the top of the Minor League home run leaderboard.


4/27/2016 | Glasnow among top prospect performers Tuesday

After he struggled in his last start for Triple-A Indianapolis, Pirates No. 1 prospect Tyler Glasnow returned to form Tuesday to fire six scoreless innings in a win against Durham.


4/27/2016 | Walking Mauer to get to Sano pays off for Twins

Miguel Sano started off slow this season, but he's now hitting .243/.371/.392 with three homers and nine RBIs in 21 games. The Twins like the patience he's showing at the plate, and they believe it's a matter of time before things click and teams will stop pitching around Joe Mauer to get to him.


4/26/2016 | Twins edge Tribe with 2nd straight walk-off

The Twins won in walk-off fashion for a second straight night, as Miguel Sano hit an RBI single into center field in the ninth inning to lift Minnesota to a 6-5 win over the Indians on Tuesday at Target Field.


4/26/2016 | Twins unveiling Berrios in finale with Indians

In the finale of this three-game divisional clash, top Twins prospect Jose Berrios will be on the mound opposite Indians right-hander Josh Tomlin, who has been off to a strong start this season.


4/26/2016 | What to expect from Twins' Berrios in big leagues

It was a matter of when, not if, Jose Berrios would receive his first callup to the big leagues in 2016. It turned out that when was April 26. The Twins brought up their top prospect, and the No. 16 prospect overall, on Tuesday to join the big league rotation. All signs pointed to the right-hander replacing Tommy Milone, who has scuffled in this opening month of the season.


4/26/2016 | Top prospect Berrios called up by Twins

The Twins promoted top pitching prospect Jose Berrios on Tuesday, and he is scheduled to make his Major League debut in a start against the Indians on Wednesday.


4/26/2016 | Arcia heeds advice to hit game winner

Considering Oswaldo Arcia had struck out in 10 of his previous 19 at-bats, hitting coach Tom Brunansky wasn't shy about yelling out to Arcia to shorten his swing after falling behind Indians reliever Zach McAllister in the ninth inning.


4/26/2016 | Twins add 'Little Red Corvette' to stretch mix

Torii Hunter made Prince's "Little Red Corvette" the Twins' unofficial theme song last season, but after the pop icon's recent death, the team will pay tribute to the Minnesota native by playing the song during the seventh-inning stretch in their remaining home games this year.


4/26/2016 | Gallo, Garrett among top prospect performers Monday

Baseball's No. 7 overall prospect Joey Gallo slugged his sixth and seventh home runs of the season on Monday, including a go-ahead blast in the top of the 12th inning to help push Triple-A Round Rock past Memphis, 6-5.


4/25/2016 | Arcia launches Twins to walk-off over Tribe

Oswaldo Arcia hit a walk-off solo shot off Indians reliever Zach McAllister in the ninth inning to lead the Twins to a 4-3 win Monday night at Target Field.


4/25/2016 | Brantley to rejoin Indians lineup vs. Twins

The goal for Cleveland was to keep its head above water while awaiting the return of left fielder Michael Brantley. Consider that goal achieved, as the Indians carry a winning record into Tuesday's game against the Twins at Target Field, where Brantley is slated to return to the lineup.


4/25/2016 | Twins waiting out E. Santana, Duffey injuries

Right-handers Ervin Santana and Tyler Duffey remain day to day for the Twins, as Santana is dealing with back spasms, while Duffey was hit in his right shoulder by a line drive on Sunday.


4/25/2016 | Buxton, Kepler sent to Triple-A by Twins

The Twins optioned outfielders Byron Buxton and Max Kepler to Triple-A Rochester on Monday. Infielder/outfielder Danny Santana was reinstated from the 15-day disabled list, while right-hander Alex Meyer was recalled from Triple-A.


4/25/2016 | Rodgers, Bell, Happ lead Prospect Team of the Week

MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Team of the Week honors the best performances from the previous seven days. Any player currently on an organization Top 30 Prospects list on our Prospect Watch is eligible, including big leaguers.


4/24/2016 | Twins lament 'big highs, lows' of extras loss

At various points in Sunday's game, the Twins held leads of 4-1, 4-3 and 5-4. But again and again, the Nationals erased Minnesota's advantages, and when the 16th inning ended, the Twins found themselves on the wrong end of a 6-5 classic.


4/24/2016 | Duffey exits game with right arm contusion

Twins pitcher Tyler Duffey exited his season-debut start Sunday with a right arm contusion after being struck with a line drive in the fifth inning at Nationals Park. The Twins lost, 6-5, in 16 innings.


4/24/2016 | Twins fans can help send Mauer to ASG

After two uncharacteristically subpar seasons, Twins first baseman Joe Mauer is enjoying a renaissance so far this year, as he's among the league leaders in batting average and on-base percentage.


4/24/2016 | Salazar, Milone to duel in Tribe-Twins opener

Danny Salazar has been the best starter out of the chute for the Indians this season. On Monday, Salazar will take the mound for Cleveland at Target Field, where the Twins host the Indians for a three-game series. Tommy Milone will start for Minnesota.


4/23/2016 | Twins' bats tie franchise record in strikeouts

During the Twins' 2-0 loss to the Nationals, Brian Dozier knew his team was struggling to hit Nationals starter Tanner Roark.


4/23/2016 | Strasburg faces Twins as Nats eye sweep

Stephen Strasburg looks to clinch a sweep for the Nationals, while Tyler Duffey makes his 2016 Twins debut on Sunday.


4/23/2016 | Santana scratched Sunday due to sore back

Ervin Santana has been scratched from his scheduled start Sunday with a sore lower back, the Twins announced Saturday.


4/23/2016 | Sano starts at 3B; Molitor still considers him RF

Days after Paul Molitor said he was committed to keeping Miguel Sano in the outfield, the Twins manager has reversed course slightly.


4/22/2016 | Gibson struggles to finish off Nationals' bats

Kyle Gibson was one out away from escaping the first inning without conceding a run. After striking out Michael Taylor and allowing a hit to Anthony Rendon, Gibson had induced Bryce Harper to hit a dribbler back to the pitcher for a fielder's choice.




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