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Polanco, Pineda help Twins beat Tigers 5-2

Sep. 29, 2021 23:29 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jorge Polanco launched a three-run homer and Michael Pineda was solid in his last start of the year as the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 on Wednesday night. Minnesota began the game with three hits against right-hander Casey Mize. After...

Blue Jays beat Twins 6-1; stay 2 back in AL wild-card race

Sep. 26, 2021 00:15 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Teoscar Hernández, Marcus Semien and George Springer homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays held their position in the playoff chase by beating the Minnesota Twins 6-1 Saturday night. Robbie Ray (13-6) scattered three hits in six innings as the Blue Jays...

Twins bump Blue Jays back in wild card race, as Gurriel hurt

Sep. 24, 2021 00:36 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays were relieved when surging left fielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr. escaped a freak play in the outfield without serious injury. Now they've got some hard work ahead of them to return to the postseason. Nick Gordon...

Kepler homers twice, Ryan’s 11 Ks lead Twins over Cubs 5-4

Sep. 23, 2021 00:17 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Max Kepler homered twice, rookie Joe Ryan struck out a season-high 11, and the Minnesota Twins held on to beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 Wednesday night. Kepler staked the Twins to a 2-0 lead with a homer in the first inning and hit his 19th home run in the...

Gordon homers, 4 Twins get 3 hits, Minnesota tops Cubs 9-5

Sep. 22, 2021 00:55 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Nick Gordon hit a two-run homer and two singles, Josh Donaldson and Max Kepler each had three hits and two RBIs, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago Cubs 9-5 on Tuesday night. Mitch Garver added three singles and an RBI in his return from a back...

Berríos tops old team, Blue Jays increase lead, beat Twins

Sep. 19, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — José Berríos pitched into the seventh inning to beat his former team, Bo Bichette homered in a five-run first inning and the Toronto Blue Jays increased their lead in the playoff race by beating the Minnesota Twins 5-3 Sunday. Toronto now leads the New...

Triston McKenzie, Indians take 1st game; Twins gain DH split

Sep. 14, 2021 23:06 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Triston McKenzie was sent to Triple-A four times this season, as the lanky 24-year-old worked through some early struggles. Now Cleveland has another budding star pitcher, turning in one stellar start after another. McKenzie...

Polanco homers twice as Twins hit 5 in 9-2 win over Royals

Sep. 11, 2021 23:22 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jorge Polanco hit two of Minnesota’s five home runs, Michael Pineda pitched five strong innings in his return to the rotation and the Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 9-2 on Saturday night. Byron Buxton homered for the second straight day, and Nick...

Rookie Ryan shines as Twins hold Indians to 1 hit in 3-0 win

Sep. 08, 2021 21:43 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Joe Ryan carried a perfect game into the seventh inning of his second big league appearance, helping the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 3-0 on Wednesday night. Ryan, who was acquired in a July trade with Tampa Bay for slugger Nelson Cruz,...

Gordon has RBI single in 9th, Twins beat Rays 6-5

Sep. 05, 2021 17:49 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Nick Gordon had a game-tying seventh-inning RBI single and a go-ahead run-scoring base-hit in the ninth as the Minnesota Twins beat the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 on Sunday. Twins manager Rocco Baldelli, scheduled to leave the team...