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7/29/2016 | Morneau reflects on friendships in Minnesota

After playing 11 years with the Twins, earning four All-Star nods and being named the 2006 American League MVP along the way, Justin Morneau returned to Target Field on Friday as a member of the rival White Sox, starting at designated hitter and batting fifth against his former team.


7/29/2016 | Plouffe set to begin rehab stint Monday

Twins infielder Trevor Plouffe is scheduled to begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester on Monday as the final step in his recovery from a fractured left rib.


7/29/2016 | Twins eyeing more pitching depth at Deadline

Even after acquiring Triple-A left-hander Adalberto Mejia from the Giants for infielder Eduardo Nunez on Thursday, interim general manager Rob Antony said he's still looking to add more pitching before Monday's non-waiver Trade Deadline.


7/29/2016 | Walk-off in the park: Mauer, Twins win in 12

Ricky Nolasco of the Twins and Jose Quintana of the White Sox started a pitcher's duel that lasted deep into the Minnesota night that ended when pinch-hitter Joe Mauer drew a bases-loaded walk in the 12th inning to give the Twins a 2-1 walk-off victory over the White Sox on Friday night at Target Field.


7/29/2016 | Milone, Twins go for series win over White Sox

The Twins may be 2-8 against the White Sox this season and 10 1/2 games behind Chicago in the American League Central, but they've been playing better baseball of late. Minnesota owns an 12-8 record in its last 20 games, while Chicago has gone 7-13 heading into Saturday's game at Target Field.


7/29/2016 | Murphy, Rutherford among top prospect performers Thursday

Tom Murphy is likely hoping July never ends considering the Rockies' No. 11 prospect has raised his batting average over 100 points in 16 games so far this month. And Yankees first-round pick Blake Rutherford is scorching at Pulaski, hitting .429 after back-to-back four-hit games.


7/28/2016 | Twins get Minors lefty Mejia from Giants for Nunez

The Twins lost their lone 2016 All-Star on Thursday, as shortstop Eduardo Nunez was the first Minnesota player to be dealt leading up to Monday's non-waiver Trade Deadline, getting sent to the Giants for left-handed pitching prospect Adalberto Mejia.


7/28/2016 | Quintana, Nolasco open series in Minnesota

The White Sox and Twins return to American League Central action on Friday evening with a 7:10 CT first pitch at Target Field.


7/28/2016 | Kepler, Grossman rally Twins past O's in 7th

When the Twins and Orioles were originally scheduled to play on May 9 before the game was rained out, neither Robbie Grossman nor Max Kepler were on Minnesota's roster. Baltimore likely wishes it stayed that way, as the pair combined to reach base safely seven times and score four runs to lift Minnesota to a 6-2 win in Thursday's makeup game at Target Field.


7/28/2016 | Duffey leans on 'pen for 2nd straight start

It's been a rough week for Twins right-hander Tyler Duffey, and now his spot in the rotation appears tenuous, at best.


7/28/2016 | Berrios, 3 other Twins prospects make Top 100

The Twins placed four players, led by right-hander Jose Berrios, in the midseason update to MLBPipeline.com's Top 100 Prospect list released Thursday.


7/27/2016 | Freeman erupts as Braves hold off Twins

The Twins wanted to commemorate the 25-year anniversary of their dramatic victory over Atlanta in the 1991 World Series, but Freddie Freeman and the Braves decided to crash the party with a 9-7 victory.


7/27/2016 | O's visit Twins for makeup game

It's a blink-and-you'll-miss-it get-together on Thursday night at Target Field, as the Orioles and Twins play a one-game makeup of May 9's postponement.


7/27/2016 | Molitor expects young core to stay put

Even though nothing is off the table during this year's trade cycle, Twins manager Paul Molitor is confident his core of young talent will remain intact when the Trade Deadline arrives on Monday.


7/26/2016 | Twins have no plans to trade reliable Santana

Before Tuesday's game against the Braves, Twins interim general manager Rob Antony was asked again about the likeliness of trading 12-year big league veteran Ervin Santana before Monday's non-waiver Trade Deadline.


7/26/2016 | Duffey hosts Foltynewicz in Interleague finale

After sharing nearly identical disappointing records throughout much of this season's first half, the Braves and Twins have traveled slightly different paths recently and consequently influenced which team will have the first selection in the 2017 MLB Draft.


7/26/2016 | Harrell, Braves blank Twins; Garcia goes yard

The Braves pitched out of several jams and did just enough offensively, led by a solo homer from Adonis Garcia, in a 2-0 win over the Twins on Tuesday night at Target Field.


7/26/2016 | Plouffe progressing, nearing rehab assignment

Third baseman Trevor Plouffe, who has been out since July 2 with a fractured left rib, has progressed to hitting off a tee, fielding ground balls and participating in running drills, and he could head out on a rehab assignment by the end of this week.


7/26/2016 | Hiring of advisory firm doesn't bother Antony

The Twins officially hired an advisory firm, Korn Ferry, on Tuesday to assist with the search for the club's new general manager, but interim GM Rob Antony said Tuesday he hasn't thought much about his future and chances of being retained as full-time GM.


7/26/2016 | Jimenez among top prospect performers Monday

Cubs No. 4 prospect Eloy Jimenez was among the top prospect performers in the Minors on Monday.


7/25/2016 | Trio of Diazes lead Prospect Team of the Week

The latest edition of MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Team of the Week (July 18-24) is led by a trio of Diazes in Isan Diaz, Yandy Diaz and Lewin Diaz, each of whom had big weeks for their respective clubs.


7/25/2016 | Antony discusses possible moves ahead of Trade Deadline

With one week until the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline, Twins interim general manager Rob Antony knows how important this week could be for the future of the franchise and his potential to remain the club's full-time GM.


7/24/2016 | Sano's error leads to big inning for Red Sox

A rough series defensively for Twins third baseman Miguel Sano concluded with his most costly error yet, as he couldn't field a grounder that proved to be a four-run swing for the Red Sox.


7/24/2016 | Suzuki out of starting lineup with 'sore' chin

Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki was held out of Sunday's 8-7 loss to the Red Sox after receiving eight stitches to his chin Saturday, but manager Paul Molitor said he was hopeful Suzuki would be available to play in an emergency.


7/24/2016 | Twins, Braves meet 25 years after classic Series

The Twins and Braves played in one of the more memorable World Series in 1991, and 25 years later, they're set to meet again in Interleague Play, only this time they're both in last place in their respective leagues.




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