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Arraez leads AL batting race as Judge pursues Triple Crown

Sep. 29, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An already historic season by New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge could well be capped with baseball's first Triple Crown in 10 years. Minnesota's Luis Arraez is standing in his way. After going 2 for 5 for the Twins on Thursday in their loss to...

White Sox stop 8-game losing streak with 4-3 win vs. Twins

Sep. 29, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In his fifth organization in five years, Mark Payton has needed plenty of patience to make it back to the major leagues. Just like his at-bat that led to the winning run and stopped the Chicago White Sox's eight-game losing streak. Payton had two...

Wallner's 3 RBIs help Twins send Sox to 8th straight loss

Sep. 29, 2022 17:16 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Matt Wallner's late-season call-up to his home state team has been a September for the 24-year-old to remember, even if the Minnesota Twins have fallen out of contention. Wallner drove in a career-high three runs, and Gio Urshela and Jake Cave each had three hits...

Wallner, Ober highlight Twins' 4-0 victory over White Sox

Sep. 27, 2022 23:16 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Matt Wallner hit a two-run homer, Bailey Ober had a career-high 10 strikeouts and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 4-0 on Wednesday night. Ober (2-3) threw a career-high 7 1/3 innings, allowing just two hits. “I was in control of...

Trout homers, doubles twice as Angels beat Twins 10-3

Sep. 25, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mike Trout had three hits, including his 37th homer of the season, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Minnesota Twins 10-3 on Sunday. Trout also doubled twice, walked and scored three runs. Shohei Ohtani had two hits, including an RBI single in the ninth that...

Sánchez homers, drives in 4 as Twins beat Angels 8-4

Sep. 24, 2022 23:06 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gary Sánchez drove in four runs, including a three-run homer in the fifth inning, and the Minnesota Twins snapped a five-game losing streak with an 8-4 win against the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night. Jose Miranda and Gio Urshela each had three hits for the...

Ward homers twice, Ohtani earns win as Angels beat Twins 4-2

Sep. 24, 2022 00:54 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Taylor Ward homered twice and Shohei Ohtani took a no-hitter into the fifth inning, helping the Los Angeles Angels beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 on a cool, rainy Friday night. Ohtani seemed to have trouble adjusting to the weather conditions, tying his career high...

Heasley shuts down Twins, Royals win 4-1 to finish sweep

Sep. 22, 2022 17:27 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jonathan Heasley pitched six innings of two-hit ball, Edward Oliveras and Drew Waters homered, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Thursday to complete their three-game series sweep. Salvador Perez also drove in a run for Kansas City,...

Royals bullpen clutch in holding off fast-fading Twins 5-2

Sep. 21, 2022 23:47 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It was altogether fitting that on the day the Kansas City Royals fired Dayton Moore, they beat the fast-fading Minnesota Twins using the same blueprint that their longtime front office executive once used to build them into a winner. Some timely hits,...

Melendez, Perez lead Royals to 5-4 comeback win over Twins

Sep. 20, 2022 23:42 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — MJ Melendez hit a two-run homer, Salvador Perez drove in the go-ahead run with a two-out double in the seventh inning, and the Kansas City Royals held off the rapidly fading Minnesota Twins 5-4 on Tuesday night to open their final homestand of the season. ...