Twins’ Triple, 2 Bases-Loaded Walks In 10th Beat Texas – WCCO

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Luis Arraez hit an RBI triple to start the Minnesota 10th inning and the Twins then drew two bases-loaded walks to beat the Texas Rangers 7-5 on Friday night in the opener of a three-game series matching last-place teams. Arraez tripled to deep center field over the head of Adolis García, … Read more

Nelson Cruz, Bailey Ober Lift Twins Over Mariners, 7-2 – WCCO

SEATTLE (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit a three-run homer against his former team, rookie starter Bailey Ober struck out six and the Minnesota Twins beat the Seattle Mariners 7-2 on Wednesday night. Cruz’s second-deck shot to left field in the fifth inning made it 6-0 and helped snap the Twins’ three-game losing streak. It was … Read more

Former Twins Pitcher Jim ‘Mudcat’ Grant Dies At 85 – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Twins announced on Saturday that former pitcher Jim “Mudcat” Grant died at the age of 85. He spent four years with the Twins, and led the 1965 team to the World Series, where they faced off against the Los Angeles Dodgers. He is remembered for a home run he made during … Read more

Astros Booed At Target Field, But Overcome 4 Twins Homers For Win – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Martín Maldonado hit a go-ahead double in the ninth, prompting a fan to toss an inflatable trash can onto the field, and the Houston Astros beat the Minnesota Twins 6-4 on Friday night. This was Houston’s first trip to Target Field with fans in the stands since 2019, and the Astros heard … Read more

Donaldson, Cruz Homers Off Chapman Lift Twins Over Yanks 7-5 – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Donaldson and Nelson Cruz hit two-run homers off Aroldis Chapman in the ninth inning, and the Minnesota Twins beat the New York Yankees 7-5 Thursday night to avoid a three-game sweep. Giancarlo Stanton drove a slider off the end of his bat 422 feet for a three-run, first-inning homer off J.A. … Read more

Josh Donaldson was right to call out MLB cheaters: Sherman

Good for Josh Donaldson. If you are deciding how to feel about his actions based on which team he plays for or the outcome of a pitcher/hitter confrontation, then you are doubling down on a problem far more problematic to our society than sticky stuff on a baseball. Predetermining your opinion based on a team … Read more

Stanton Powers Yankees Past Twins 9-6 – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gerrit Cole got back on track with six sharp innings amid the hubbub in the game around pitcher grip aids, and Giancarlo Stanton hit two of the New York Yankees’ four home runs to fuel a 9-6 victory Wednesday night over the Minnesota Twins. Cole (7-3) won for the first time in … Read more

Yankees Snap Skid With 8-4 Win Over Twins – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gary Sánchez and Miguel Andújar homered, DJ LeMahieu had two hits and an RBI, and the New York Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins 8-4 Tuesday night to end a four-game skid. Aaron Judge drove in two runs for New York, which had lost eight of its previous 10 and won despite going … Read more

Royals Beat Twins 6-5 After Celestino’s Errors – WCCO

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Pérez became only the fourth Kansas City player with consecutive multi-homer games and Jarrod Dyson scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning when centerfielder Gilberto Celestino made a pair of errors on a simple fly ball, helping the Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 Thursday night. Pérez hit … Read more

Orioles End 14-Game Skid With 7-4 Win Over Twins – WCCO

BALTIMORE (AP) — Cedric Mullins hustled over to right-center field and made a sliding, backhanded catch at the base of the wall. It was still early, but by then, this night felt different for the Baltimore Orioles. READ MORE: Baseball Report: Alex Cora Still Facing Questions About Cheating Scandal In Return To Houston “I think … Read more