8/27/2016 | Santana gives up season-high 6 runs as gem unravels
Ervin Santana entered Saturday's outing against the Blue Jays as one of the hottest pitchers in the Major Leagues, and for five innings, he looked as though he would turn in another gem.
8/27/2016 | Upton Jr.'s sensational sprint caps Blue Jays' win
Melvin Upton Jr. served what looked like a soft single into right field, but it took him on a non-stop trip around the bases
8/27/2016 | Blue Jays, Dickey look to build East lead vs. Twins
The Blue Jays will look to continue their upward momentum in the American League East standings, while the Twins hope to end their nine-game losing streak when the two teams meet up in the series finale on Sunday at Rogers Centre.
8/27/2016 | Mauer (quads) feeling better, returns to lineup
Twins first baseman Joe Mauer returned to the lineup for Saturday's game against the Blue Jays, batting second and playing first base.
8/27/2016 | McKenzie, Borucki among top prospect performers Friday
Fans in attendance for Friday's matchup between Class A Lake County and Lansing were treated to a pitchers' duel between starters Triston McKenzie and Ryan Borucki, who combined for 11 scoreless innings and 18 strikeouts.
8/26/2016 | Molitor hoping Twins make most of opportunities
Prior to Friday's series opener against the Blue Jays, Twins manager Paul Molitor called a rare team meeting in an attempt to get his group on the same page with a little over a month remaining in the season.
8/26/2016 | Stroman, Santana square off in Saturday matinee
Blue Jays right-hander Marcus Stroman will look to continue his stretch of hot starts when he gets the ball on Saturday afternoon for Toronto in the second of a three-game series against the Twins. The Blue Jays took sole possession of first place in the American League East with a rout in the opener.
8/26/2016 | Blue Jays alone in first with offensive outpouring
The Blue Jays' offense finally came back to life on Friday, recording 15 hits in Toronto's 15-8 rout of the Twins.
8/26/2016 | Wimmers promoted, makes successful MLB debut
Former first-round Draft pick Alex Wimmers has finally received his call to the Majors.
8/26/2016 | Brinson among top prospect performers Thursday
Brewers No. 2 prospect Lewis Brinson was among the top prospect performers in the Minors on Thursday.
8/25/2016 | Pipeline preview: Allard seeks fifth straight quality start for Rome
Braves No. 4 prospect Kolby Allard starts for Class A Rome against Augusta at 7 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV.
8/25/2016 | Berrios optioned to Triple-A after rough start
The Twins were hopeful Jose Berrios would find more success in his second go-around, but it simply hasn't worked out that way, as he's continued to struggle. The right-hander had another rough outing in Thursday's 8-5 loss to the Tigers and was optioned to Triple-A Rochester along with fellow right-hander Tyler Duffey. Lefty Andrew Albers will be called up on Friday, while the other roster move is to be announced.
8/25/2016 | McCann the man as Tigers sweep Twins
After a lull in mid-August, Detroit's offense is starting to heat up. The Tigers stayed hot against the Twins, reaching eight runs for a fourth straight game in an 8-5 win to complete a three-game sweep at Target Field on Thursday.
8/25/2016 | Mauer held out of lineup with sore quads
Twins first baseman Joe Mauer was held out of the lineup for a second straight game with sore quads, and manager Paul Molitor said the injury is a bit more serious than originally thought.
8/25/2016 | Rookie Dean tasked with facing Jays, Liriano
After throwing a scoreless inning of relief against the Tigers on Tuesday, Twins left-hander Pat Dean was pulled aside after the game by pitching coach Neil Allen. He informed the rookie he'd be starting in the opener of a three-game series against the Blue Jays that begins in Toronto on Friday, with fellow lefty Hector Santiago pushed back from his scheduled start with a bruised left thumb. It will be a tall task for the 27-year-old, who will be facing one of the best offenses in baseball.
8/25/2016 | Rosario's defense taking center stage
It was another rough night for the Twins' pitching staff in a 9-4 loss to the Tigers on Wednesday, but it could have been even worse if not for three impressive catches by Eddie Rosario.
8/25/2016 | Tigers go for sweep of Twins in Thursday matinee
Daniel Norris of the Tigers and Jose Berrios of the Twins are both relatively new additions to their respective rotations but have trended in opposite directions. They will meet in Thursday afternoon's series finale at Target Field as Detroit goes for its third sweep of Minnesota this season.
8/24/2016 | Tigers take charge early against reeling Twins
Miguel Cabrera set the tone with a solo homer in the first inning, and the Tigers capitalized with a five-run third, capped by a three-run blast from Justin Upton, in a 9-4 win over the Twins on Wednesday at Target Field.
8/24/2016 | Santiago to miss start with bruised thumb
Hector Santiago is dealing with a bruised left thumb and will be skipped in the rotation, with Pat Dean slated to start on Friday in Toronto instead.
8/24/2016 | Wrist surgery to end season for Twins' Park
Minnesota Twins designated hitter and first baseman Byungho Park will undergo season-ending surgery Thursday on his right wrist.
8/24/2016 | Boyd, Duffey bring strong track records to tilt at Target
Tigers left-hander Matt Boyd will look to build on his strong track record against the Twins when he takes the mound at Target Field on Wednesday night. Minnesota counters with righty Tyler Duffey, who has enjoyed similar success against Detroit.
8/24/2016 | Anibal looks like Anibal of old against Twins
After a shaky start to the season for the second year in a row, Anibal Sanchez has started to look like his old dominant self in the last month. He stayed the course in Tuesday night's 8-3 victory over the Twins, allowing three runs in seven innings for his fourth quality start in his last five outings.
8/24/2016 | Dozier sets career high with 29th HR of '16
While the rest of Minnesota's offense has started to cool down, Brian Dozier has continued to stay hot. Dozier connected on a solo shot in the fifth inning on Tuesday against the Tigers to set a career high with 29 homers on the season.
8/23/2016 | Rosario, Smith among top prospect performers Tuesday
Amed Rosario and Dominic Smith proved worthy of their elite prospect rankings as the duo led Double-A Binghamton to a 9-1 victory over Hartford on Tuesday night.
8/23/2016 | Two HRs, solid Anibal keep Tigers in Wild hunt
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