- Twins GM: Mauer can be a .300 hitter again, will play 1B Updated: Oct-06-15 5:54 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Once one of the game's great hitters, Joe Mauer hasn't been the same force in the batter's box for two years now.
- Unsatisfied Twins make significant strides with 83-79 finish Updated: Oct-05-15 5:29 pm
- Chris Young pitches Royals past Twins 3-1 Updated: Oct-03-15 1:34 am
MINNEAPOLIS - After watching Chris Young strike out the side in the sixth inning, Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost approached his starter in the dugout to tell him he was nearing his pitch limit.
- Royals put big dent in Twins' wild-card bid with 3-1 win Updated: Oct-03-15 1:34 am
MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Twins clubhouse, clouded so often this season by fog machines for the post-victory dance parties, was crystal clear and eerily quiet following the 160th game on the schedule.
- Ramirez's error sends Indians to 4-2 loss to Twins Updated: Oct-01-15 11:15 pm
CLEVELAND - Jose Ramirez wanted the spotlight. He wilted in it.
- Twins rally for 4-2 win over Indians, gain on wild card Updated: Oct-01-15 10:58 pm
CLEVELAND - The Minnesota Twins got even with Jose Ramirez without targeting him. Cleveland's second baseman took care of any retaliation all by himself.
- Twins scratch Hughes (illness); Milone to start vs Cleveland Updated: Sep-28-15 6:06 pm
CLEVELAND - Minnesota Twins right-hander Phil Hughes was scratched from his start at Cleveland on Monday night because of an illness and will be replaced by left-hander Tommy Milone.
- A tight race for an AL wild card ... and that's about it Updated: Sep-28-15 3:14 am
It's been a down year for pennant races.
- Buxton doubles, homers to lead Twins over Tigers, 7-1 Updated: Sep-27-15 5:54 pm
DETROIT - Byron Buxton got the cold shoulder from his teammates, but nothing was going to wipe the smile off his face.
- Tigers rally past playoff-chasing Twins 6-4 Updated: Sep-26-15 12:24 am
DETROIT - This could be the final home series for Brad Ausmus as Detroit's manager, and he's handling the speculation about his status with poise and even some humor.
- Twins activate Nolasco (ankle) from 60-day DL Updated: Sep-25-15 9:17 pm
DETROIT - The Minnesota Twins have reinstated right-hander Ricky Nolasco from the 60-day disabled list after a nearly four-month stint following an ankle injury.
- Crowned! Royals clinch AL Central by beating Mariners 10-4 Updated: Sep-25-15 3:38 am
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - No unexpected wild-card ride into October this year. The Kansas City Royals are division champs for the first time in three decades - and they want a whole lot more.
- Gibson struggles early in Twins' 6-3 loss to Indians Updated: Sep-25-15 1:45 am
MINNEAPOLIS - Kyle Gibson picked a bad time to have his shortest outing of the season.
- Kipnis, Santana homer to help Indians beat Twins 6-3 Updated: Sep-25-15 12:43 am
MINNEAPOLIS - The Cleveland Indians boosted their slim playoff chances Thursday night and prevented Minnesota from moving closer in the wild-card chase.
- Duffey pitches 7 shutout innings as Twins beat Angels 8-1 Updated: Sep-20-15 7:03 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota's ability to bounce back from season-threatening slumps is a big reason they have remained in the AL wild card race.
- Angels capitalize on Twins' mistakes, win 4-3 in 12 innings Updated: Sep-19-15 6:55 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - The Los Angeles Angels needed help Friday to gain ground in the AL wild-card race.
- Angels-Twins rained out, will play doubleheader Saturday Updated: Sep-18-15 10:09 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Paul Molitor relied on Friday's stormy weather to accomplish what he's struggled to do this year: give Brian Dozier a rest.
- Martinez homers, Krol locks down extra-inning win for Tigers Updated: Sep-17-15 2:25 am
MINNEAPOLIS - Ian Krol wasn't going to let a little bit of fatigue stop him from locking down a win and helping the Detroit Tigers play the spoiler role against their division rival.
- Martinez, Tigers outlast Twins 7-4 in 12 innings Updated: Sep-17-15 2:19 am
MINNEAPOLIS - The home run hit by Detroit's J.D. Martinez landed on the emptied metal benches in lower left field, causing a clanging noise that was audible throughout the eerily quiet ballpark.
- Hunter, Gibson lead Twins over White Sox 7-0 Updated: Sep-13-15 7:03 pm
- Quintana gets run support as White Sox beat Twins 8-2 Updated: Sep-13-15 1:05 am
CHICAGO - Jose Quintana usually doesn't get a lot of run support. In one inning Saturday night, his teammates gave him more than he needed.
- Twins activate rookie Graham from DL Updated: Sep-11-15 6:15 pm
CHICAGO - The Minnesota Twins activated right-handed reliever J.R. Graham from the disabled list prior to Friday night's game at the Chicago White Sox.
- Sano's homer sends Twins past Royals 3-2 in 12 innings Updated: Sep-10-15 1:37 am
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The longer Miguel Sano stayed in the batter's box, the more confident Twins manager Paul Molitor felt that his big pinch-hitter would come through in the 12th inning Wednesday night.