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Shildt wins NL Manager of the Year days after mom's death

Nov. 12, 2019 9:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Shildt began his life in baseball at his mom's side, tagging along with her to work at a Double-A ballpark and picking up odd jobs around the clubhouse. When Shildt was recognized Tuesday night for the career that has followed, the late Lib Shildt was the first thing on his mind. "My...

Yanks' Voit, Wade, Twins' Arráez, Adrianza on ALDS rosters

Oct. 4, 2019 6:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Slumping first baseman Luke Voit was picked over rookie Mike Ford for the New York Yankees' AL Division Series roster against Minnesota because he provides a potential right-handed bat off the bench in the late innings. Minnesota chose three players who had been hurt of late: center fielder...

Nationals beat Indians 10-7, will host NL wild-card game

Sep. 29, 2019 1:03 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals assured themselves of hosting the NL wild-card game by holding on to beat the already-eliminated Cleveland Indians 10-7 Saturday with the help of a grand slam in a nine-run second inning from Gerardo Parra. Nationals Park will be the site of a win-or-go-home game...

Arraez gets hurt in Twins' 4-3 victory over Royals

Sep. 28, 2019 7:40 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It was a tough moment for rookie third baseman Luis Arraez. It could have been a lot worse. Arraez sprained his right ankle during the seventh inning of Minnesota's 4-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday, leaving his status for the Twins' AL Division Series against the...

Brewers beat Reds 5-3, extend winning streak to 7 games

Sep. 27, 2019 1:20 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Orlando Arcia doubled with the bases loaded, and the Milwaukee Brewers shook off the fizz from their playoffs-clinching celebration to close on the NL Central lead Thursday, beating the Cincinnati Reds 5-3 for their seventh straight victory. The Brewers earned at least a wild card with a...

Schoop hits Twins' 300th homer in 10-4 win over Tigers

Sep. 26, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Jonathan Schoop knew he had the best chance to make history for the Minnesota Twins on Thursday. With the Twins recovering from Wednesday night's celebration of their first division title since 2010, Schoop was the only player in Thursday afternoon's lineup with more than 12 of Minnesota's...

Twins beat Tigers, Odorizzi OK after hamstring cramp

Sep. 24, 2019 11:42 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Minnesota Twins took another step toward an AL Central title with a 4-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night. More importantly, they think they dodged an injury that could have significantly hampered their chances in October. After allowing one run and two hits in the first six...