Latest Carlos Correa News

Correa returns to Twins from IL; rookie Lewis sent back down

May. 18, 2022 11:43 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Minnesota Twins reinstated shortstop Carlos Correa from the injured list on Wednesday before their game at Oakland and sent thriving rookie Royce Lewis back to Triple-A St. Paul. Correa missed 11 games with a bruised right middle finger, after a pitch hit...

A's snap out of offensive funk to beat Twins 5-2

May. 18, 2022 02:13 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Seth Brown hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning, Sean Murphy followed with a two-run single and the Oakland Athletics ended their four-game losing streak against the Twins, beating Minnesota 5-2 on Tuesday night. Kevin Smith homered to end a long...

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...

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....

Álvarez HRs twice, Astros top Twins 5-0, win 10th straight

May. 12, 2022 20:59 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Luis Garcia and three relievers combined on a seven-hitter, Yordan Álvarez homered twice and Jeremy Peña capped a big day with three hits as the Houston Astros extended their winning streak to 10 games with a 5-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday. ...

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...

Verlander loses no-hitter in 8th, Astros beat Twins 5-0

May. 10, 2022 23:54 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After two frustrating years, Astros ace Justin Verlander was uncertain about his baseball future. The two-time Cy Young Award winner pitched just one game in 2020 and 2021 combined, missing all of last season following Tommy John surgery. Verlander is back to his...

Twins' Correa put on injured list prior to Astros series

May. 10, 2022 18:16 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins placed shortstop Carlos Correa on the 10-day injured list on Tuesday with a bruised right middle finger that wasn't healing fast enough for him to face his former team. The move, retroactive to last Friday, was made before the Twins began a...

LEADING OFF: Verlander pitches as Astros face Twins, Correa

May. 10, 2022 02:21 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around baseball today: ___ CORREA CONNECTION Justin Verlander (3-1, 1.93 ERA) and the Houston Astros try for their eighth straight win when they visit Joe Ryan (3-1, 1.63) and the first-place Minnesota Twins in a matchup of...