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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...

Kepler's RBI single gives Twins 6-5 win vs Tigers in 10

Jul. 27, 2021 01:24 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Max Kepler's RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning against All-Star closer Gregory Soto gave the Minnesota Twins a 6-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. Soto walked the bases loaded in the ninth before striking out Willians...

Mayfield's 3-run homer off Maeda leads Angels past Twins 3-2

Jul. 23, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Heaney found his groove, retiring the last 11 batters he faced. The left-hander rediscovered his belief in his own ability, too. Jack Mayfield hit a three-run homer and Heaney finished seven innings for his longest start...

Kepler, Polanco power Twins past AL Central-leading Chicago

Jul. 22, 2021 00:32 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Max Kepler homered for a second straight game, Jorge Polanco also went deep, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 7-2 on Wednesday night. The Twins beat the AL Central leaders for just the fourth time in 16 games. They bounced back after...

Ober wins 1st, Kepler hits 2 homers, Twins top White Sox 8-5

Jul. 06, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rookie Bailey Ober pitched five scoreless innings for his first major league victory, Max Kepler homered twice and the Minnesota Twins held off the Chicago White Sox 8-5 on Monday night. Ober (1-1) hit the milestone in his seventh career start, with...

Twins activate Buxton after lengthy absence for hip strain

Jun. 19, 2021 16:28 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton was activated from the 10-day injured list for Saturday's game at the Texas Rangers after being sidelined since May 6 with a right hip strain. Buxton played in three games on a rehab assignment with...

Twins' triple and 2 bases-loaded walks in 10th beat Texas

Jun. 19, 2021 00:49 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Minnesota Twins are starting to get comfortable in extra innings. Luis Arraez hit an RBI triple to start the Minnesota 10th and the Twins then drew two bases-loaded walks to beat the Texas Rangers 7-5 on Friday night in the opener of a...

Donaldson, Cruz homers off Chapman lift Twins over Yanks 7-5

Jun. 11, 2021 01:07 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Donaldson and Nelson Cruz hit two-run homers off Aroldis Chapman in the ninth inning, and the Minnesota Twins beat the New York Yankees 7-5 Thursday night to avoid a three-game sweep. “Pretty amazing effort by our guys, and those at-bats in the...

Orioles end 14-game skid, Mullins keys 7-4 win over Twins

Jun. 01, 2021 23:38 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Cedric Mullins hustled over to right-center field and made a sliding, backhanded catch at the base of the wall. It was still early, but by then, this night felt different for the Baltimore Orioles. “I think that was the turning...

Giolito gives Sox 8-inning, 2-hit outing to beat Twins 2-1

May. 19, 2021 17:21 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have been carefully built into a World Series contender over the last few years, and they're playing this season like they believe it. Lucas Giolito gave up two hits over eight innings with a season-high 11 strikeouts, guiding...