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Twins clinch AL Central with win over Tigers, Cleveland loss

Sep. 26, 2019 1:03 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — On this night, the stars were Randy Dobnak, Luis Arraez and Eddie Rosario — but really it could have been anyone. The Minnesota Twins are AL Central champions because of contributions from all over the roster. Arraez and Rosario homered, and Dobnak allowed one hit in six sparkling...

Twins' Dyson out for season after shoulder surgery

Sep. 25, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Minnesota reliever Sam Dyson had surgery on his shoulder, ending the right-hander's season and potentially putting 2020 in jeopardy as well. Dyson had the capsule repair operation Tuesday in California. Manager Rocco Baldelli said the timeline isn't firm, but it could be a year before he can...

Sanó's grand slam leads Twins to sweep of Indians

Sep. 15, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — With one swing Miguel Sanó sent the Minnesota Twins to a doubleheader sweep and maybe a division title. Sanó's grand slam capped a five-run eighth inning and the Twins grabbed firm control of the AL Central by beating the Cleveland Indians 9-5, completing the sweep of Saturday's...

Nationals beat Twins 12-6 as AL Central race tightens

Sep. 13, 2019 1:41 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A win by the Washington Nationals over the Minnesota Twins made the American League Central Division race a lot more interesting. Anthony Rendon and Juan Soto each homered and drove in three runs as the Nationals beat Minnesota 12-6 Thursday night, cutting the Twins divisional lead to 3...

Indians use 4-run 11th to top Twins 6-2, cut lead to 5½

Sep. 7, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Following a 13th defeat in 22 games, Cleveland manager Terry Francona decided to deliver a brief pep talk before taking the road for a pivotal series in Minnesota. With time running out in this race, the Indians responded to the skipper's address and took one back from the first-place...

Betts (2 HRs, 4 hits) leads Red Sox to 6-2 win over Twins

Sep. 5, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts knows the Boston Red Sox are running out of time to be patient. The reigning AL MVP homered on the first two pitches he saw from José Berríos on Wednesday night, collecting four hits and five RBIs in all to help Boston beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2. "I just know he's a...

Cave, Cruz drive in two runs as Twins beat Tigers 8-3

Sep. 1, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Minnesota Twins are baseball's new home-run kings, but that hasn't been the reason they've won two of three games against the Detroit Tigers this weekend. The Twins homered once in a 13-5 win on Friday, hit six in a 10-7 loss on Saturday to pass the 2018 New York Yankees' record, then...

Gonzalez, Schoop homer, Pineda solid as Twins top White Sox

Aug. 28, 2019 1:39 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Pineda and the Minnesota Twins came through with a tidy effort when they didn't have much room for error. Marwin Gonzalez and Jonathan Schoop hit solo homers in the second inning, Pineda pitched five sharp innings to help the Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 3-1 on Tuesday night....