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Carlos Correa homers, makes diving grab to lead Twins over Nationals 3-2

May. 22, 2024 16:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Carlos Correa hit a solo home run and made a diving play to prevent a game-tying run, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Wednesday. “He makes the play of the day defensively, clearly,” Twins manager Rocco Baldelli said of Correa's...

Buxton homers twice, Ryan works 7 scoreless innings as Twins end 7-game skid by beating Nationals

May. 21, 2024 22:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Byron Buxton hit two homers and drove in three runs, Joe Ryan pitched seven scoreless innings and the Minnesota Twins halted a seven-game losing streak with a 10-0 victory over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night. Jose Miranda added a two-run homer as the...

Streaky Twins hold players-only meeting after 7th straight loss

May. 20, 2024 23:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight days ago, the Minnesota Twins were baseball’s hottest team and winners of 17 of 20 games. After Monday night’s 12-3 loss at the Washington Nationals, the same club was mired in a seven-game slide so miserable that it sparked a players-only meeting. ...

Garcia, Winker go deep as Nats end slide, beat struggling Twins 12-3

May. 20, 2024 22:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Luis García Jr. homered and drove in three runs, Eddie Rosario also had three RBIs and the Washington Nationals snapped a five-game slide with a 12-3 victory over the struggling Minnesota Twins on Monday night. Jesse Winker hit a solo shot and Jacob Young...

Will Brennan hits walk-off 3-run homer in the 9th, Guardians beat Twins 5-2

May. 19, 2024 17:32 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Will Brennan hit a three-run homer off Jhoan Duran with two outs in a wild ninth inning, giving the Cleveland Guardians a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday. The inning appeared to be over one batter earlier when Andrés Giménez was called out at...

José Ramírez homers, drives in 3 runs as AL Central-leading Guardians wallop scuffling Twins 11-4

May. 18, 2024 21:53 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — José Ramírez homered to end a 12-pitch at-bat and had three RBIs and Logan Allen pitched six strong innings, sending the Cleveland Guardians to an 11-4 romp on Saturday night over the Minnesota Twins, who lost their fifth straight and remained in an offensive funk. ...

Twins' Byron Buxton is back after 2-week stint on injured list with right knee inflammation

May. 18, 2024 16:21 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Byron Buxton is back in the center of things for the Twins. The speedy outfielder returned from the injured list and was in Minnesota's lineup batting fifth against Cleveland on Saturday after being sidelined the past two weeks with inflammation in his right knee....

Twins miffed by rare infield shift violation and questionable pitch calls in 3-2 loss to Guardians

May. 18, 2024 00:17 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Following a one-run loss, Minnesota manager Rocco Baldelli was having a hard time processing what had just happened to his ballclub. This one was tough on the Twins. “There was some stuff going on today,” Baldelli said. Several...

José Ramírez's homer in 8th inning leads Guardians to 3-2 win and sends Twins to 4th straight loss

May. 17, 2024 23:13 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — José Ramírez homered with two outs in the eighth inning, sending the Cleveland Guardians to a 3-2 win on Friday night over the Minnesota Twins in a game featuring the first infield shift violation this season. Ramírez connected for his 10th homer on a 2-1 pitch...

Yankees get career-best 8 shutout innings from Clarke Schmidt in 5-0 win to sweep Twins

May. 16, 2024 17:20 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Clarke Schmidt cruised to a career-long eight shutout innings after Anthony Volpe led off the game with a home run that sparked a three-run first inning, and the New York Yankees finished a three-game sweep with a 5-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday. ...