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Cease, White Sox top Twins 11-0 to win big series into break

Jul. 17, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As Dylan Cease unwound in the clubhouse after his latest masterful start, the soft-spoken right-hander downplayed any lingering disappointment about being left off the All-Star team. The jovial Chicago White Sox were more than happy to state his case. ...

White Sox get HRs from Anderson, Engel in 6-2 win over Twins

Jul. 16, 2022 00:41 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Chicago White Sox are playing more like the defending division champions these days, and winning the first two games of this critical series at first-place Minnesota is another sign. Tim Anderson hit the go-ahead home run in the fourth inning and Adam Engel...

White Sox rout Twins 12-2, extend win streak to three games

Jul. 15, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Luis Robert hit his first grand slam, Johnny Cueto pitched six strong innings and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 12-2 Thursday night to extend their winning streak to three games. Robert’s 452-foot blast to the second deck in left field gave the...

Semien 4 RBIs, Seager HR power Rangers past Twins 9-7

Jul. 09, 2022 20:52 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — These are the kind of games Marcus Semien envisioned when he and Corey Seager signed with the Texas Rangers. Semien hit a tiebreaking RBI triple in the eighth inning of a 9-7 win over the AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins on Saturday, after earlier being...

Wells wins 6th straight decision, Orioles beat Twins 3-1

Jul. 03, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tyler Wells took a no-hit bid into the fifth inning for the second straight start and won his sixth consecutive decision in leading the Baltimore Orioles over the Minnesota Twins 3-1 on Sunday. Wells (7-4) struck out a career-high seven, allowing one run and...

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...

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...

Gordon's homer helps Twins slow Guardians in 1-0 win

Jun. 23, 2022 18:16 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Cleveland Guardians came to Minnesota and won their seventh consecutive series, pulling ahead of the Twins in the AL Central with five more matchups looming next week. Too early to call it a race? Perhaps, but after three straight one-run games there's no...

LEADING OFF: Astros vs Yanks, Musgrove returns to face Phils

Jun. 23, 2022 03:03 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ BATTLE IN THE BRONX American League powerhouses square off when Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees host Yordan Álvarez and the Houston Astros in the opener of a highly anticipated four-game...

Guardians score 4 in 9th to rally past Twins 11-10

Jun. 23, 2022 00:39 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Oscar Gonzalez tied the game with a two-run single and scored on Owen Miller’s go-ahead sacrifice fly as the Cleveland Guardians rallied for four runs in the ninth inning to stun the Minnesota Twins 11-10 on Wednesday night. Gonzalez homered earlier and...