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8/21/2014 | Hughes outduels Kluber as Twins end scoreless skid

Phil Hughes came out on the right side of a pitchers' duel with Corey Kluber, and rookie Kennys Vargas powered the offense to lead the Twins to a 4-1 win over the Indians on Thursday afternoon at Target Field.

8/21/2014 | Gardenhire wins one challenge, loses another

Ron Gardenhire won a challenge in the sixth inning of Thursday's game against the Indians to help Minnesota get out of a potential jam, and the Twins manager lost a second challenge an inning later.

8/21/2014 | Pino coming up to start Game 1 of doubleheader

Right-hander Yohan Pino will be recalled from Triple-A Rochester to start Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Tigers, Twins manager Ron Gardenhire announced Thursday.

8/21/2014 | Gardy working to get Santana more time at short

Twins manager Ron Gardenhire still believes Danny Santana's position of the future is shortstop, so he plans to keep finding time for him to start there moving forward this season.

8/21/2014 | Tigers looking to take care of business vs. Twins

Robbie Ray and the Tigers will continue their playoff push against Tommy Milone and the Twins in Friday's series opener at Target Field.

8/20/2014 | Francona goes 1-for-2 on replay challenges

Indians manager Terry Francona did his part to help his offense on Wednesday night, challenging a pair of plays with different results.

8/20/2014 | Dozier sixth Twins player to notch 20/20 season

Brian Dozier became just the sixth Twins player to record a 20/20 season of at least 20 homers and 20 stolen bases with his 20th stolen base of the season on Wednesday against the Indians.

8/20/2014 | Pino expected to start in weekend twin bill

The Twins have yet to make an official announcement, but right-hander Yohan Pino is expected to start Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Tigers.

8/20/2014 | Pitching prospect Stewart exits as precaution

Top pitching prospect Kohl Stewart left his start early Tuesday night as a precaution, Twins general manager Terry Ryan said Wednesday.

8/20/2014 | Indians call on Kluber eyeing sweep of Twins

Two 13-game winners will take the mound Thursday afternoon as the Indians try to continue their climb into the American League playoff picture. Cleveland's Corey Kluber will be opposing Minnesota's Phil Hughes in the series finale at Target Field.

8/20/2014 | Offensive woes continue as Twins drop series

Ricky Nolasco was only so-so in his second start since returning from the 15-day disabled list and the offense faltered yet again to hand the Twins a 5-0 loss to the Indians on Wednesday night at Target Field.

8/19/2014 | Pelfrey progressing, but won't pitch this year

Twins right-hander Mike Pelfrey said he has progressed to throwing from 105 feet with a target date of Sept. 8 to throw off a mound, but won't return before the end of the season.

8/19/2014 | Ex-Twins skipper Kelly works with Vargas on defense

Former Twins manager Tom Kelly came to Target Field on Tuesday to work with rookie Kennys Vargas on his defense at first base. Vargas has been primarily serving as the club's designated hitter since being called up from Double-A New Britain on July 31.

8/19/2014 | House, Indians look to stay hot against Twins

The Tribe will send left-hander T.J. House to the mound on Wednesday against Minnesota. House's counterpart, Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco, intends to make sure no part of any late-season surge by Cleveland takes place on his watch.

8/19/2014 | Twins' five-run first inning goes for naught

The Twins scored five runs before they even registered an out in the first inning, but they couldn't hold on to the early lead in a 7-5 loss to the Indians on Tuesday night at Target Field.

8/18/2014 | Gardenhire ejected for arguing Mauer strikeout

Twins manager Ron Gardenhire was ejected by home-plate umpire Chris Segal for arguing about a strikeout in the first inning of Monday's game against the Royals.

8/18/2014 | Twins opt to end Buxton's Minor League season

Outfielder Byron Buxton, ranked as the No. 1 overall prospect by, is expected to be held out of Minor League action for the rest of the season after suffering a concussion in an outfield collision Wednesday, Twins general manager Terry Ryan said Monday.

8/18/2014 | Vargas making smooth transition from Double-A

Making the jump straight from Double-A to the Majors is never easy. But the Twins like the way Kennys Vargas has handled himself since being called up from Double-A New Britain on July 31.

8/18/2014 | Gardenhire cites advanced metrics in analyzing Dozier

Twins manager Ron Gardenhire has been called an old-school manager, but casually mentioned a site used for advanced statistics when referencing Brian Dozier's progress at the plate this season.

8/18/2014 | Prospect May's wildness resurfaces in home debut

Rookie Trevor May appeared to put his control issues behind him early in his second career start, but ultimately struggled again with walks in a three-run fifth inning in a 6-4 Twins loss to the Royals on Monday night at Target Field.

8/17/2014 | Vargas aims to keep Royals streaking vs. Twins

Jason Vargas and the Royals will look to secure their eighth straight series win in Monday's finale against Trevor May and the Twins at Target Field.

8/17/2014 | Suzuki gets back-to-back duty against Royals

With his familiarity with left-hander Tommy Milone from their time as teammates with the A's, Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki started behind the plate against the Royals on Sunday afternoon. Suzuki had previously caught Milone 15 times in his career, and Milone posted a 2.99 ERA in those starts.

8/17/2014 | Twins want Schafer to get more playing time

The Twins want to see what they have in outfielder Jordan Schafer, who was claimed off waivers from the Braves on Aug. 3, so manager Ron Gardenhire said he'll continue to keep penciling him in the lineup.

8/17/2014 | Twins, Milone foiled by Royals' seven-run inning

Joe Mauer, Kennys Vargas and Oswaldo Arcia drilled homers, but Tommy Milone labored in a seven-run second in his home debut for the Twins in a 12-6 loss to the Royals on Sunday.

8/16/2014 | Twins aiming for Santana to play at shortstop

Twins manager Ron Gardenhire had been trying to find the right time to start rookie Danny Santana at his natural position of shortstop, and finally started him there on Saturday night against the Royals.

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