MINNESOTA TWINS NEWS

Is Eduardo Escobar, like, good?

I was hoping the Twins would do something at the trade deadline, and they did.  I was hoping they'd get bullpen help, and they did.  So I suppose I'm happy with what they did.  They couldn't really have done much more without gutting the future, and considering their performance since the trade deadline it looks like an every better decision to mostly stand pat.  I was hoping...
Via Down with Goldy
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Jays prolong Twins' slide, 3-1

TORONTO -- Josh Donaldson and Troy Tulowitzki hit solo home runs, Marco Estrada pitched 6 2-3 innings to win consecutive starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 3-1 on Tuesday night. Toronto's sixth win in seven games moved the Blue Jays ahead of the Twins and into the second AL wild-card spot. Minnesota has been held to just one run in four of its past five games...
Via AP on Fox
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Jays prolong Twins' slide, 3-1

TORONTO -- Josh Donaldson and Troy Tulowitzki hit solo home runs, Marco Estrada pitched 6 2-3 innings to win consecutive starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 3-1 on Tuesday night. Toronto's sixth win in seven games moved the Blue Jays ahead of the Twins and into the second AL wild-card spot. Minnesota has been held to just one run in four of its past five games...
Via Fox Sports North
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Duffey Getting Thrown Right Into a Playoff Race by Minnesota Twins

The Minnesota Twins moved left handed starter Tommy Milone to the disabled list earlier in the week, calling up prospect Tyler Duffey to take his place. Duffey is now set to make his Major League debut tomorrow in the middle of a playoff race and he’ll have a lot of his plate as he faces off against baseball’s highest scoring offense: the Toronto Blue Jays. This move came as...
Via Baseball Essential
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Twins at Blue Jays

Although a lack of scoring has led to their recent slump, the Minnesota Twins have unsurprisingly found a way to break through offensively when Phil Hughes is pitching. The right-hander looks to win a career-high seventh straight decision as the visiting Twins try to keep the surging Toronto Blue Jays from moving past them in the wild-card chase Tuesday night. Minnesota (54-51) led...
Via AP on Fox
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Preview: Twins at Blue Jays

Although a lack of scoring has led to their recent slump, the Minnesota Twins have unsurprisingly found a way to break through offensively when Phil Hughes is pitching. The right-hander looks to win a career-high seventh straight decision as the visiting Twins try to keep the surging Toronto Blue Jays from moving past them in the wild-card chase Tuesday night. Minnesota (54-51) led...
Via Fox Sports North
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins fall to David Price in his Toronto debut

David Price took the mound this afternoon for the first time in a Toronto Blue Jays uniform, and it unfortunately came against the Minnesota Twins. Some players have trouble adjusting to their new team after being traded, but that certainly was not an issue for Price in his Toronto debut. He has already faced the Twins twice this year, allowing only two runs in 16 innings and earning...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Price silences scuffling Twins as Jays win 5-1

TORONTO (AP) Minnesota's scuffling offense ran into a familiar foe with to a familiar result. David Price struck out 11 over eight innings to win his Blue Jays debut, Josh Donaldson hit a tiebreaking home run and Toronto beat the Twins 5-1 in the opener of a four-game series between AL wild-card contenders. Price is 4-0 with a 1.16 ERA in four starts against Minnesota this season...
Via AP on Fox
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David Price dominant in Toronto debut as Jays beat Twins

TORONTO -- David Price struck out 11 over eight innings to win his Blue Jays debut, Josh Donaldson hit a tiebreaking home run and Toronto beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 in the opener of a four-game series between AL wild-card contenders. Price (10-4) allowed one run and three hits. He threw 119 pitches, two shy of his season high. Acquired from Detroit last Thursday for a trio of minor...
Via AP on Fox
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Twins Just Trying To Hang On As Season Strolls Into August

With two months left in the 2015 Major League Baseball regular season, the Minnesota Twins are just trying to hang on to their current residency in one of the AL’s two Wild Card spots, and thus, are trying to finish off one of the most improbable runs to the playoffs in recent memory. Considering most people had the Twins pegged for last place in the AL Central once again, Minnesota...
Via Baseball Essential
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Price dominant in Toronto debut, Jays beat Twins 5-1

TORONTO (AP) David Price struck out 11 over eight innings to win his Blue Jays debut, Josh Donaldson hit a tiebreaking home run and Toronto beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 in the opener of a four-game series between AL wild-card contenders. Price (10-4) allowed one run and three hits. He threw 119 pitches, two shy of his season high. Acquired from Detroit last Thursday for a trio of...
Via AP on Fox
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Mariners Series Recap: Twins win a pair, split series with M’s

Your Seattle Mariners arrived in Minnesota on Friday night with the intent to try and spoil the Twins’ season. Things immediately went wrong, with the Twins throwing up 5 runs in about 20 pitches by JA Happ. Ultimately, the Mariners fought back however, earning a series split with the Twin-cities. Game 1: Minnesota Outfielder Eddie Rosario almost hit for the cycle as the Twins...
Via Seattle Side Up!
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Rookie gets passport delivered by dad after big league call-up

TORONTO -- Minnesota Twins pitcher Tyler Duffey wasn't entirely prepared when he got called up to the major leagues for the first time. The right-hander, who opened the season at Double-A, didn't have his passport with him when the Twins promoted him from Triple-A Rochester and picked him to start against the Blue Jays in Toronto on Wednesday. Early Sunday morning, Duffey's father...
Via AP on Fox
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After Twins' big league call-up, Duffey gets passport delivered for Toronto trip

TORONTO (AP) -- Minnesota Twins pitcher Tyler Duffey wasn't entirely prepared when he got called up to the major leagues for the first time. The right-hander, who opened the season at Double-A, didn't have his passport with him when the Twins promoted him from Triple-A Rochester and picked him to start against the Blue Jays in Toronto on Wednesday. Early Sunday morning, Duffey's...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

After Twins' big league call-up, Duffey gets passport delivered for Toronto trip

TORONTO (AP) -- Minnesota Twins pitcher Tyler Duffey wasn't entirely prepared when he got called up to the major leagues for the first time. The right-hander, who opened the season at Double-A, didn't have his passport with him when the Twins promoted him from Triple-A Rochester and picked him to start against the Blue Jays in Toronto on Wednesday. Early Sunday morning, Duffey's...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Duffey gets passport delivered after big league call-up

TORONTO (AP) Minnesota Twins pitcher Tyler Duffey wasn't entirely prepared when he got called up to the major leagues for the first time. The right-hander, who opened the season at Double-A, didn't have his passport with him when the Twins promoted him from Triple-A Rochester and picked him to start against the Blue Jays in Toronto on Wednesday. Early Sunday morning, Duffey's father...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte McKinney Talks About The Twins, Drunk Rodman & Sox Fan vs. Poncho

  Yes, there is Monday Night Football on tonight…from the CFL. This should be a good one between Toronto and Hamilton. Word is...
Via Busted Coverage
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Twins fall in extras after eight scoreless innings from Pelfrey

MINNEAPOLIS -- Logan Morrison's RBI double in the 11th inning broke the tie and Austin Jackson added a two-run double as the Seattle Mariners outlasted the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Sunday. Rookie Ketel Marte had three hits and a walk in his third major league game for Seattle, which split the four-game series and won for the second time in seven games. Reliever Kevin Jepsen (2-6) lost...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Morrison's RBI double in 11th pushes Mariners past Twins 4-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Logan Morrison's RBI double in the 11th inning broke the tie and Austin Jackson added a two-run double as the Seattle Mariners outlasted the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Sunday. Rookie Ketel Marte had three hits and a walk in his third major league game for Seattle, which split the four-game series and won for the second time in seven games. Reliever Kevin Jepsen (2-6...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins fall in extras after eight scoreless innings from Pelfrey

MINNEAPOLIS -- Logan Morrison's RBI double in the 11th inning broke the tie and Austin Jackson added a two-run double as the Seattle Mariners outlasted the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Sunday. Rookie Ketel Marte had three hits and a walk in his third major league game for Seattle, which split the four-game series and won for the second time in seven games. Reliever Kevin Jepsen (2-6) lost...
Via Fox Sports North
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins place Milone on DL, RHP Duffey to debut Wednesday

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins will place pitcher Tommy Milone on the 15-day disabled list with a mild left elbow strain, retroactive to Aug. 1. Milone complained of pain following his Friday start in which he gave up four runs to the Seattle Mariners in six innings. The left-hander is 5-3 with a 3.76 ERA in 14 starts this season. Minnesota will purchase the contract of right...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins to place LHP Milone on DL with elbow strain

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Twins will place pitcher Tommy Milone on the 15-day disabled list with a mild left elbow strain, retroactive to Aug. 1. Milone complained of pain following his Friday start in which he gave up four runs to the Seattle Mariners in six innings. The left-hander is 5-3 with a 3.76 ERA in 14 starts this season. Minnesota will purchase the contract of right...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins place Milone on DL, RHP Duffey to debut Wednesday

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins will place pitcher Tommy Milone on the 15-day disabled list with a mild left elbow strain, retroactive to Aug. 1. Milone complained of pain following his Friday start in which he gave up four runs to the Seattle Mariners in six innings. The left-hander is 5-3 with a 3.76 ERA in 14 starts this season. Minnesota will purchase the contract of right...
Via Fox Sports North
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins vs. Mariners preview

In the midst of a playoff race, the Minnesota Twins don't need to be reminded just how important every win can be. Scoring, let alone winning, is something they've hardly been able to accomplish against the Seattle Mariners' Hisashi Iwakuma. Following a dramatic victory, the Twins try to end Iwakuma's dominance against them and win their first series in three weeks Sunday. Though...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins vs. Mariners preview

In the midst of a playoff race, the Minnesota Twins don't need to be reminded just how important every win can be. Scoring, let alone winning, is something they've hardly been able to accomplish against the Seattle Mariners' Hisashi Iwakuma. Following a dramatic victory, the Twins try to end Iwakuma's dominance against them and win their first series in three weeks Sunday. Though...
Via Fox Sports North
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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