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Miranda, Twins rally again in bottom of 9th, beat Orioles

Jul. 02, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jorge Polanco hit a tying homer and Jose Miranda delivered a game-ending single as the Minnesota Twins again rallied for two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning and beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 Saturday. A day after Byron Buxton hit a two-run homer in the...

Buxton's 2-run homer in 9th lifts Twins over Orioles 3-2

Jul. 02, 2022 00:10 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Byron Buxton hit his second game-ending home run of the season, a two-run drive off Jorge López in the ninth inning that lifted the Minnesota Twins over the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 on Friday night. “That was the big kind of exclamation point we’ve been...

Giménez homer in 9th gives Guardians 5-3 win over Twins

Jun. 30, 2022 18:33 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrés Giménez watched his home run clear the center-field fence, kissed his bat and then flipped it while turning toward Minnesota’s stunned dugout. For the second day in a row, the Cleveland Guardians won a game they probably should have lost and handed the...

Naylor's 2-run HR in 10th gives Guardians 7-6 win over Twins

Jun. 30, 2022 02:23 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Naylor flipped his bat wildly when the ball soared over the fence and flung his helmet 20 feet in the air as he approached home plate. Then he headbutted Cleveland manager Terry Francona. Naylor hit a two-run homer with two outs in the 10th...

LEADING OFF: Yankees-Astros play 1-game series in Houston

Jun. 30, 2022 02:19 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ GOING MY WAY? The Yankees and Astros will meet in a one-game series between AL division leaders at Minute Maid Park — it's a makeup of a matchup postponed by the lockout. Both teams...

Twins sparkplug Luis Arraez rises to top of batting race

Jun. 29, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Just a few months into Luis Arraez's major league career, Cleveland manager Terry Francona marveled at the hitting machine division rival Minnesota was integrating into the lineup and predicted he would one day win a batting title. Three years later, Arraez is...

Polanco, Twins win 6-0, split doubleheader with Guardians

Jun. 28, 2022 23:24 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jorge Polanco didn't take long to get back into the swing of things. Returning from his first stint on the injured list as a major leaguer, Polanco drove in three runs and rookie Josh Winder pitched six stellar innings as the Minnesota Twins earned a day-night...

Sánchez, Gray power Twins past Guardians in series opener

Jun. 27, 2022 23:17 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Sonny Gray turned an emotional, distracting day for the Twins into a dominant one. The right-hander pitched seven superb innings and Gary Sánchez homered and drove in four runs to help Minnesota stretch its lead in the AL Central with an 11-1 blowout of the...

Twins cope with midseason move, pitching coach going to LSU

Jun. 27, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Wes Johnson knows the timing isn't ideal for the Minnesota Twins. It's not easy for him, either, or without some personal pain. Johnson is leaving the Twins to return to his college coaching roots, taking over LSU's program. He said the decision took an emotional...

Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson to exit for same job at LSU

Jun. 26, 2022 23:57 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson has informed the club he will leave his job this week, reportedly for the same role at LSU. Johnson traveled with the team on Sunday night to Cleveland, where he will stay on for the five-game series that's scheduled...