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Sanchez, Lewis lead Twins past Athletics 3-1

May. 17, 2022 01:53 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Gary Sanchez homered, Royce Lewis scored twice and the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 on Monday night. The Twins followed up a sweep at home against the A’s with a victory in the opener of this series for their first four-game winning streak...

LEADING OFF: Pirates try for a hit, absent M's in Toronto

May. 16, 2022 05:51 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ NO-HIT WONDER The Pirates head to Wrigley Field seeking a slightly more convincing victory a day after beating the Reds 1-0 despite having zero hits. It marked the sixth time since 1901 that a big...

LEADING OFF: Pirates try for a hit, absent M's in Toronto

May. 15, 2022 19:52 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Monday: ___ NO HIT WONDER The Pirates head to Wrigley Field seeking a slightly more convincing victory a day after beating the Reds 1-0 despite having zero hits. It marked the sixth time in big league...

Buxton and Urshela homer to help Twins beat Guardians 3-1

May. 15, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Joe Ryan allowed one run over six innings and was backed by solo homers from Byron Buxton and Gio Urshela as the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Guardians 3-1 on Sunday. Ryan (4-2) threw a career-high 103 pitches and struck out five, with his only blemish a...

Lewis slam in 9-run inning, Twins beat virus-hit Guardians

May. 14, 2022 00:38 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Royce Lewis hit a grand slam for his first big league homer, capping a nine-run fifth inning that sent the Minnesota Twins past the coronavirus-struck Cleveland Guardians 12-8 Friday night. Byron Buxton, Jorge Polanco and Gary Sánchez also homered for Minnesota....

Astros lead Twins 5-1 with game suspended after 3 innings

May. 11, 2022 23:21 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Houston and Minnesota had their game suspended Wednesday night when a severe thunderstorm rolled through and halted play in the top of the fourth inning, with the Astros leading the Twins 5-1 on Jeremy Peña's three RBIs and Jose Altuve’s home run. The teams...

Polanco, Twins bullpen send Athletics to 9th straight loss

May. 08, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jorge Polanco delivered another key hit and the Minnesota bullpen combined for 6 2/3 innings of shutout work as the Twins sent the Oakland Athletics to their ninth straight loss, 4-3 Sunday. The Twins have swept three of their last five series and won 14 of 17...

LEADING OFF: 3 Mother's Day doubleheaders on rainy weekend

May. 08, 2022 03:36 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ RAISING AWARENESS Susan G. Komen and Major League Baseball are teaming up in the fight against breast cancer, and Komen’s “Share a Moment with Mom” campaign will debut a Mother’s Day...

LEADING OFF: 3 Mother's Day doubleheaders on rainy weekend

May. 07, 2022 21:48 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors on Sunday: ___ RAISING AWARENESS Susan G. Komen and Major League Baseball are teaming up in the fight against breast cancer, and Komen’s “Share a Moment with Mom” campaign will debut a Mother’s Day...

Polanco HR gives Twins 1-0 win; A's lose 8th straight

May. 07, 2022 19:23 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Byron Buxton has been a key part of the Minnesota Twins' early-season success, which ran to 13 wins in 16 games on Saturday afternoon with a 1-0 win against the Oakland Athletics. Minnesota hopes Buxton will be available to help keep the run going. ...