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Twins lose 3-1 to White Sox, division lead trimmed to 4

Sep. 19, 2019 12:50 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Shutting down the Minnesota Twins' lineup hasn't been easy this season. Eight pitchers and a perfect throw from the outfield were necessary for the Chicago White Sox to do it Wednesday night. Held without a hit until the sixth inning, the Twins managed only three in 3-1 loss that shrunk...

Twins top White Sox 9-8 on bases-loaded hit by pitch in 12th

Sep. 18, 2019 2:12 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins feted their fourth walk-off win in this remarkable season with a bath of water and bubble gum for Ronald Torreyes, whose bases-loaded hit by pitch in the three-run 12th inning brought them one step closer to their first American League Central title in nine years....

Twins-Indians opener postponed, doubleheader Saturday

Sep. 13, 2019 11:03 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis found a silver lining under the dark clouds — and the rain. After the opener of a three-game AL Central showdown series between Minnesota and Cleveland was washed out Friday night because of thunderstorms, Kipnis said playing a doubleheader on Saturday may benefit the...

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...

Garver hits a pair of homers, Twins beat Indians 5-3

Sep. 7, 2019 11:47 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitch Garver boosted Minnesota's spirts and playoff hopes on the same day the Twins found out pitcher Michael Pineada was suspended for violating MLB's drug policy. Garver hit his second homer of the game, a three-run shot, in the seventh inning, helping the Twins rally past the...

LEADING OFF: Verlander returns to mound after no-hitter

Sep. 7, 2019 3:08 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: BACK IN ACTION Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander takes the mound for the first time since throwing his third career no-hitter Sunday at Toronto. Verlander struck out 14 and walked one in the 2-0 victory over the Blue Jays. He is 7-1 with a 1.76 ERA in his last...

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...

Kepler's 8th-inning single leads Twins over Tigers 4-3

Sep. 2, 2019 6:04 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Minnesota Twins' path to the playoffs is getting a boost on the road. Max Kepler hit a two-out, two-run single in the eighth inning and the AL Central-leading Twins topped the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Monday. The Twins have gone 6-1 in the first seven games of a 10-game road trip. They...

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...

Schoop hits 2 HRs, drives in 4 as Twins beat White Sox 8-2

Aug. 29, 2019 1:37 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — About the only thing Jonathan Schoop hasn't done lately is get steady playing time. That could change if he stays this hot at the plate. Schoop hit two homers and drove in four runs, Mitch Garver also connected and the slugging Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 8-2 on Wednesday...