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Twins brace for Correa opt-out after late-season tumble

Oct. 06, 2022 17:25 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins came quickly out of the gate after the lockout this spring by making three bold trades and becoming the surprise landing spot for star shortstop Carlos Correa. Their momentum lasted deep into the summer, with 108 of the 182 days in the regular...

Arraez wins AL batting title, Twins beat White Sox 10-1

Oct. 05, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Luis Arraez won the AL batting title, hitting a third-inning double after walking twice to finish the season at .316, and the Minnesota Twins rolled to a 10-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday. Arraez was all but assured of topping the Yankees' Aaron...

Arraez moves closer to batting title, White Sox beat Twins

Oct. 05, 2022 00:07 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Luis Arraez had a hit to move closer to his first AL batting championship, one of only two singles Minnesota managed off Lucas Giolito in seven innings as the Chicago White Sox beat the Twins 8-3 on Tuesday night. Elvis Andrus hit his third homer in four games, a...

Cueto helps White Sox beat Twins after La Russa steps down

Oct. 03, 2022 23:48 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Asked about Tony La Russa, an emotional Miguel Cairo had to pause and take a drink of water to regain his composure. It was that kind of day. The Chicago White Sox watched La Russa step down as manager, and then beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Monday...

Tigers beat young Woods Richardson, sloppy Twins 5-2

Oct. 02, 2022 16:40 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Eric Haase and Victor Reyes homered and the Detroit Tigers took advantage of Minnesota’s sloppy play, beating touted pitching prospect Simeon Woods Richardson and the Twins 5-2 Sunday. Woods Richardson made his big league debut five days after turning 22 years old,...

Haase's 3 hits, including HR, helps Tigers beat Twins, 3-2

Oct. 01, 2022 22:37 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Eric Haase had three hits, including a home run, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Saturday night. The Tigers have won seven of eight. The Twins will have to win their final four games to finish with a .500 season. ...

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...