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Davidson earns 1st Angels win, beats slumping Twins 4-2

Aug. 14, 2022 19:33 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels played three miserable months without getting on the type of roll they've hit over the past week. The surge is probably too late to save the Halos' season, but any chance to shine means the world to Tucker Davidson and the other Angels...

Ohtani, Ward HR, Angels rally past Twins 5-3 in 11 innings

Aug. 14, 2022 01:51 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit a homer in the eighth inning to get the Angels’ offense started, and Taylor Ward hit a game-ending two-run blast to right-center in the 11th inning as Los Angeles completed a come-from-behind 5-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night. ...

Dodgers roll past Twins to boost win streak to nine

Aug. 10, 2022 02:47 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Muncy continued to rebound from a slow start to the season with a home run and Julio Urias pitched seven strong innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers extended their winning streak to a season-best nine games with a 10-3 victory Tuesday night over the Minnesota Twins. ...

Jays' miscues lead to Gordon run in 10th, Twins win 6-5

Aug. 06, 2022 00:49 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nick Gordon hit a three-run homer and scored in the 10th inning for Minnesota after a pair of miscues by Toronto catcher Danny Jansen, giving the Twins a 6-5 win over the Blue Jays on Friday night. Gordon, who had three hits in the game, was the automatic runner...

Jorge López gets 1st save with Twins in 4-1 win over Tigers

Aug. 03, 2022 17:18 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Trade acquisition Jorge López earned his first save with his new team, newcomer Sandy León drove in two runs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 4-1 Wednesday. Carlos Correa and Gio Urshela added RBIs for the Twins, whose lead in the American League...

Tigers top Twins 5-3 after Minnesota's flurry of trade deals

Aug. 03, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Riley Greene had two hits and two RBIs as the Detroit Tigers spoiled Minnesota’s big trade deadline day, beating the Twins 5-3 on Tuesday night. Minnesota made big moves to bolster its hopes for a division title by acquiring starter Tyler Mahle and right-handed...

Urshela hits 2-run HR in 10th, Twins rally past Tigers 5-3

Aug. 02, 2022 01:07 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gio Urshela went right back to work after his wife delivered their new daughter and gave the Minnesota Twins a critical comeback victory with the first game-ending home run of his career. The injury-depleted Twins badly needed the jolt. Urshela's...

Can Castillo help Mariners shake long postseason drought?

Aug. 01, 2022 02:52 AM EDT

The Seattle Mariners' postseason drought has stretched on for two decades. Félix Hernández couldn't put a stop to it, and neither could Robinson Canó. Now the Mariners are making another push for the playoffs, led by rookie star Julio Rodríguez — and newly acquired right-hander...

Profar homers to help Manaea, Padres beat Twins 3-2

Jul. 31, 2022 20:17 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jurickson Profar wasn't biting. Shortly after helping San Diego beat the AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins 3-2, the Padres' leadoff hitter was peppered with questions about Tuesday's trade deadline. The Padres are reportedly among the handful of...

Buxton, Correa homer as Twins beat Padres 7-4

Jul. 31, 2022 00:19 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Minnesota Twins had a nice bounce-back win against the San Diego Padres, spurred by some big home runs and a big break. All-Star Byron Buxton hit a tying homer in the fourth inning off Joe Musgrove, and Carlos Correa gave the AL Central leaders some breathing...