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After pitching-fueled 1st-to-last flop, Twins resist rebuild

Oct. 04, 2021 20:29 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The falloff the Minnesota Twins experienced after two straight division titles could be traced in some places to natural regression. The real surprise was how sharply and swiftly they faded. The Twins lost five straight games...

Buxton, Polanco HR, Twins top Royals; Perez tied for HR lead

Oct. 03, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Byron Buxton and Jorge Polanco hit homers and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 Sunday in their final game of the season. Royals star Salvador Perez went 0 for 2 with a walk and finished in a tie with Toronto’s Vladimir...

Polanco, Pineda help Twins beat Tigers 5-2

Sep. 29, 2021 23:29 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jorge Polanco launched a three-run homer and Michael Pineda was solid in his last start of the year as the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 on Wednesday night. Minnesota began the game with three hits against right-hander Casey Mize. After...

Sanó homers, Twins withstand late rally to beat Tigers 3-2

Sep. 29, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Miguel Sanó homered and Minnesota pitchers shut down Detroit until the ninth inning, as the Twins beat the Tigers 3-2 on Tuesday night. Caleb Thielbar (7-0) was one of four relievers with scoreless innings in relief of starter Charlie Barnes....

Kepler homers twice, Ryan’s 11 Ks lead Twins over Cubs 5-4

Sep. 23, 2021 00:17 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Max Kepler homered twice, rookie Joe Ryan struck out a season-high 11, and the Minnesota Twins held on to beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 Wednesday night. Kepler staked the Twins to a 2-0 lead with a homer in the first inning and hit his 19th home run in the...

Guerrero hits 46th HR, but Twins hit 3 in row, top Blue Jays

Sep. 17, 2021 23:07 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. connected for his major league-leading 46th homer, but Jorge Polanco, Josh Donaldson, and Miguel Sanó hit consecutive homers as the Minnesota Twins beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-3 Friday night. “When we score, we tend to score in...

Judge, Sánchez rally Yanks from 5-run deficit over Twins 6-5

Sep. 14, 2021 01:25 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Down five runs in the third inning with a rookie on the mound, the New York Yankees saw their season spiraling out of control. Aaron Judge and Gary Sánchez revived them with the type of win they had not put together in more than a year. ...

Twins’ Gant leaves after 12 pitches vs Yanks with abs strain

Sep. 13, 2021 19:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Minnesota Twins starter John Gant lasted just 12 pitches against the New York Yankees on Monday, leaving after straining his lower abdomen. Twins manager Rocco Baldelli said after the Twins' 6-5, 10-inning loss that Gant will go on the injured list. ...

Polanco homers twice as Twins hit 5 in 9-2 win over Royals

Sep. 11, 2021 23:22 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jorge Polanco hit two of Minnesota’s five home runs, Michael Pineda pitched five strong innings in his return to the rotation and the Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 9-2 on Saturday night. Byron Buxton homered for the second straight day, and Nick...

Benintendi pushes Royals past Twins in 11th with 2nd homer

Sep. 11, 2021 00:50 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Benintendi had four hits and two home runs, the last a two-run shot in the 11th to send the Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night. Benintendi had five RBIs in his second multi-homer game of the season in...