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Struggling Twins starter Happ to Cardinals for reliever Gant

Jul. 30, 2021 16:08 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals acquired left-handed pitcher J.A. Happ and cash from the Minnesota Twins for right-handed pitcher John Gant and a minor-leaguer on Friday, a deal finalized in the last hour before the trade deadline. The 38-year-old Happ is in...

Orioles send reliever Shawn Armstrong to Rays for cash

Jul. 30, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles traded right-hander Shawn Armstrong to the Tampa Bay Rays for cash on Friday. The right-handed reliever has spent parts of seven seasons in the majors. Armstrong has an 8.55 ERA in 20 appearances with the Orioles this season and...

Twins trade 2-time All-Star pitcher José Berríos to Toronto

Jul. 30, 2021 13:27 PM EDT

The playoff-chasing Toronto Blue Jays won the pursuit for All-Star pitcher José Berríos, acquiring the Minnesota right-hander for two minor leaguers on Friday. The Twins got infielder/outfielder Austin Martin and righty Simeon Woods Richardson for their top pitcher. The...

Lions-Vikings? Naw, Tigers top Twins by NFL-like 17-14 final

Jul. 28, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Playing to a score befitting an NFL matchup, the Detroit Tigers and Minnesota Twins also were counterpunching like the best of boxers. Detroit finally had enough for a knockout blow. Jeimer Candelario and Eric Haase each drove in...

North Dakota State to play 2023 game at US Bank Stadium

Jul. 28, 2021 16:08 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The perennial powerhouse of the Football Championship Subdivision is taking its show to the home of the Minnesota Vikings. North Dakota State, winner of eight of the last 10 FCS titles, is scheduled to play Eastern Washington at U.S. Bank Stadium on...

Cabrera, Haase power Tigers past Twins 6-5 in 11th innings

Jul. 28, 2021 01:01 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Miguel Cabrera hit a run-scoring single in the 11th inning after Eric Haase tied the game with a grand slam with one out in the top of the ninth as the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Tuesday night. Cabrera’s hit scored automatic...

Talks stalled, but Buxton says he wants to stay with Twins

Jul. 26, 2021 21:06 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Byron Buxton doesn't have a new contract yet. He doesn't have a target return date from his current injury, either. The Minnesota Twins center fielder still has a strong desire to remain with the organization, however, despite his eligibility for free...

Ohtani's MLB-best 35th HR lifts Angels past Twins 6-2

Jul. 25, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit his major league-leading 35th home run and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 Sunday. Ohtani, who had two hits, lasered a line drive into the right-field seats for a solo homer in the sixth inning that broke a 2-all...

Sandoval has no-hit bid end in 9th; Angels beat Twins 2-1

Jul. 24, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Patrick Sandoval knew history was within his grasp. The young Los Angeles Angels left-hander looked up at the scoreboard after every inning to confirm his work: no hits allowed. His teammates also let him know what was at stake, by staying as far away...

Angels' Sandoval loses no-hit try with 1 out in 9th vs Twins

Jul. 24, 2021 21:43 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Patrick Sandoval of the Los Angeles Angels has lost his no-hit bid with one out in the ninth inning against the Minnesota Twins. Twins rookie Brent Rooker hit a soft, opposite-field double just inside the right-field line for Minnesota's first hit. ...