Oct 19, 2012 02:05 EDT
The World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals powered past San Francisco 8-3 to move within one victory of returning to Major League Baseball's championship showcase.
Apr 17, 2011 01:16 EDT
TAMPA BAY (Reuters) - Johnny Damon struck his second walk-off hit against Minnesota in three days to give the Tampa Bay Rays a 4-3 win over the Twins on Saturday.
Dec 02, 2010 22:22 EST
Outfielder Jason Repko and right-hander Pat Neshek agree with Twins on 1-year contracts. The Minnesota Twins agreed to one-year contracts with outfielder Jason Repko and right-hander Pat Neshek on Thursday and offered 2011 contracts to 26 other players including shortstop J.J. Hardy and left-hander Francisco Liriano.
Sep 16, 2010 23:44 EDT
Young homers, shaky Pavano wins 17th as Twins beat White Sox 8-5 to complete sweep. Delmon Young hit his 18th homer, Carl Pavano got his 17th win and the Minnesota Twins beat the fading Chicago White Sox 8-5 to complete the three-game sweep on Thursday night.
Sep 12, 2010 17:04 EDT
Twins get 4,000th win since move to Minnesota, beat Indians 6-2. Kevin Slowey earned his first win in nearly a month and the Twins won their 4,000th game since the franchise moved to Minnesota, 6-2 over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.
Sep 11, 2010 17:56 EDT
Jim Thome back in lineup for Minnesota Twins; left-hander Jose Mijares activated. Jim Thome is back in the starting lineup for the Minnesota Twins.
Aug 28, 2010 02:06 EDT
Twins acquire Angels left-handed closer Brian Fuentes for player to be named, make him set up. The first-place Minnesota Twins made their revamped bullpen more versatile for the pennant race by acquiring left-handed reliever and four-time All-Star Brian Fuentes from the Los Angeles Angels Friday for a player to be named.
Aug 12, 2010 23:27 EDT
Kubel's three-run homer helps Twins beat White Sox and move into first in AL Central. Jason Kubel hit a three-run home run and Francisco Liriano pitched in and out of trouble to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 6-1 and move into first place in the American League Central on Thursday night.
Aug 05, 2010 17:01 EDT
Dome run! Kubel hits go-ahead single in 9th off Tropicana Field catwalk, Twins beat Rays 8-6. This popup took a bad hop.
Jul 28, 2010 17:09 EDT
Delmon Young and Jason Repko hit homers as Twins beat Royals 6-4 for three-game sweep. Delmon Young had a three-run homer and the Minnesota Twins finished off a three-game sweep of the Kansas City Royals with a 6-4 Wednesday.
May 05, 2010 16:05 EDT
Denard Span sparks Twins to 5-4 win vs. Tigers, 1st series sweep of year for AL Central leader. Leadoff man Denard Span was the catalyst for Minnesota with three singles and a walk, and the Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Wednesday for their first sweep in nine series this season.
Apr 22, 2010 16:50 EDT
Twins reliever Pat Neshek passes pre-game throwing test, given OK to return from sore finger. Minnesota Twins reliever Pat Neshek has been cleared to pitch again.
Apr 17, 2010 14:44 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Minnesota's early season injury woes continued on Saturday when Twins reliever Jose Mijares was placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained left elbow.
Apr 11, 2010 17:18 EDT
White Sox throw out Hardy at plate to end game, hold off Twins 5-4. J.J. Hardy was nailed at the plate for the final out when he tried to score on pinch-hitter Jim Thome's long drive, and the Chicago White Sox held off the Minnesota Twins 5-4 Sunday.
Apr 04, 2010 15:06 EDT
Baseball kicks off with several stars beginning season on disabled list. Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler is on the list. So are Jose Reyes and Carlos Beltran of the New York Mets. Houston Astros first baseman Lance Berkman, Colorado Rockies closer Huston Street and Seattle Mariners pitcher Cliff Lee are right there, too.
Mar 21, 2010 20:02 EDT
Twins tag Wade Davis for 7 runs, 5 in the first inning, en rout to 12-3 win over Rays. Jim Thome has impressed the Minnesota Twins so far this spring.
Mar 21, 2010 18:43 EDT
Twins closer Nathan to miss season because of torn ligament in elbow that will require surgery. Minnesota Twins closer Joe Nathan will miss the 2010 season because of a right elbow injury that will require surgery.
Feb 22, 2010 15:51 EST
Twins disappointed that reliever Jose Mijares has missed the start of spring training. Minnesota Twins reliever Jose Mijares will be late to spring training.
Oct 10, 2009 00:31 EDT
Teixeira homers in 11th inning, Yankees beat Twins 4-3 to take 2-0 lead in AL playoff series. Mark Teixeira and Alex Rodriguez stood together as Yankee Stadium roared.
Oct 09, 2009 23:46 EDT
Teixeira homers in 11th inning, Yankees beat Twins 4-3 to take 2-0 lead in AL playoff series. Mark Teixeira got chills as Yankee Stadium roared and his teammates celebrated around him.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Minnesota Twins — No. 50|
|Born: October 29, 1984 |
|Bats: Left||Throws: Left|
|September 13, 2008 for the Minnesota Twins|
(through 2009 season)
|Earned run average||2.12|