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7/26/2016 | Twins have no plans to trade reliable Santana

Before Tuesday's game against the Braves, Twins interim general manager Rob Antony was asked again about the likeliness of trading 12-year big league veteran Ervin Santana before Monday's non-waiver Trade Deadline.


7/26/2016 | Duffey hosts Foltynewicz in Interleague finale

After sharing nearly identical disappointing records throughout much of this season's first half, the Braves and Twins have traveled slightly different paths recently and consequently influenced which team will have the first selection in the 2017 MLB Draft.


7/26/2016 | Harrell, Braves blank Twins; Garcia goes yard

The Braves pitched out of several jams and did just enough offensively, led by a solo homer from Adonis Garcia, in a 2-0 win over the Twins on Tuesday night at Target Field.


7/26/2016 | Plouffe progressing, nearing rehab assignment

Third baseman Trevor Plouffe, who has been out since July 2 with a fractured left rib, has progressed to hitting off a tee, fielding ground balls and participating in running drills, and he could head out on a rehab assignment by the end of this week.


7/26/2016 | Hiring of advisory firm doesn't bother Antony

The Twins officially hired an advisory firm, Korn Ferry, on Tuesday to assist with the search for the club's new general manager, but interim GM Rob Antony said Tuesday he hasn't thought much about his future and chances of being retained as full-time GM.


7/26/2016 | Jimenez among top prospect performers Monday

Cubs No. 4 prospect Eloy Jimenez was among the top prospect performers in the Minors on Monday.


7/25/2016 | Trio of Diazes lead Prospect Team of the Week

The latest edition of MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Team of the Week (July 18-24) is led by a trio of Diazes in Isan Diaz, Yandy Diaz and Lewin Diaz, each of whom had big weeks for their respective clubs.


7/25/2016 | Antony discusses possible moves ahead of Trade Deadline

With one week until the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline, Twins interim general manager Rob Antony knows how important this week could be for the future of the franchise and his potential to remain the club's full-time GM.


7/24/2016 | Sano's error leads to big inning for Red Sox

A rough series defensively for Twins third baseman Miguel Sano concluded with his most costly error yet, as he couldn't field a grounder that proved to be a four-run swing for the Red Sox.


7/24/2016 | Suzuki out of starting lineup with 'sore' chin

Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki was held out of Sunday's 8-7 loss to the Red Sox after receiving eight stitches to his chin Saturday, but manager Paul Molitor said he was hopeful Suzuki would be available to play in an emergency.


7/24/2016 | Twins, Braves meet 25 years after classic Series

The Twins and Braves played in one of the more memorable World Series in 1991, and 25 years later, they're set to meet again in Interleague Play, only this time they're both in last place in their respective leagues.


7/24/2016 | Porcello 10-0 at home as Sox fend off Twins

Two of the biggest constants of the season for the Red Sox -- Rick Porcello winning at home and the Boston bats hitting at home -- intersected nicely in Sunday's 8-7 victory over the Twins that salvaged a split of a four-game series at Fenway Park.


7/24/2016 | This time, Twins' offense picks up pitchers

A night after the Twins won by outpitching the Red Sox at Fenway Park, this time they simply outhit them in a wild game Saturday that was the longest nine-inning game in team history at four hours, 11 minutes.


7/24/2016 | Diaz, Frazier among top prospect performers Saturday

The Midwest League is notorious for dampening the power of young hitters. Apparently no one told that to Isan Diaz. The Brewers' No. 11 prospect slugged a pair of home runs on Saturday, including a walk-off shot to propel Class A Wisconsin past Lake County, 9-8. Diaz also hit a triple in the contest en route to finishing 3-for-4, while his six RBIs represented a new career high.


7/23/2016 | Pipeline preview: Newman carries hot bat into matchup

Pirates No. 11 prospect Kevin Newman will look to stay hot for Double-A Altoona when he faces Akron at 6 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV.


7/23/2016 | Facing Twins, Porcello out to go 10-0 at home

Home sure has been a happy place for Rick Porcello this season. The Red Sox right-hander is 9-0 with a 2.98 ERA in 10 starts at Fenway Park. He comes into Sunday's series finale against lefty-hander Tommy Milone and the Twins looking to become the first Red Sox starter since 1961 to begin the season 10-0 at home.


7/23/2016 | Suzuki has chin stitched up after foul tip

Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki, a top candidate to be dealt before the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline, left Saturday's 11-9 win over the Red Sox in the second inning after being hit in the facemask by a foul tip from Dustin Pedroia. Suzuki left to get eight stitches on his chin, but didn't suffer a concussion, the Twins announced.


7/23/2016 | Kintzler suddenly garnering plenty of interest

When Brandon Kintzler signed a Minor League deal with the Twins in December, he never imagined he'd be the closer at any point this season.


7/23/2016 | Carew attends HOF cermony in triumph of fortitude

When Rod Carew had a heart attack this past September near his home in Southern California, the first goals in his recovery was to make it to Spring Training and the National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies this year.


7/23/2016 | Great start from Gibson doesn't go to waste

As Kyle Gibson finished up the eighth inning, his seventh straight frame without giving up a hit to the Red Sox, he did his best to avoid Twins manager Paul Molitor in the Fenway Park dugout.


7/23/2016 | Vogelbach, Berrios among top prospect performers Friday

Dan Vogelbach sure knows how to make an introduction. Playing in his first game with Triple-A Tacoma since being traded from the Cubs to the Mariners on Wednesday, Vogelbach went 3-for-3 with two RBIs.


7/22/2016 | Price looks to get back on winning track

David Price took a loss on Sunday against the Yankees, allowing three runs on 11 hits in 5 2/3 innings. It marked the left-hander's third loss in his last four starts. Price will look to provide a better outing when the Red Sox take on the Twins on Saturday at Fenway Park.


7/22/2016 | Twins escape 9th-inning jam to top Red Sox

After Mookie Betts smacked his second straight leadoff homer for the Red Sox, it seemed it could be another long night for the Twins. Instead, right-hander Kyle Gibson settled in, tossing eight strong innings of two-hit ball, and was backed by a solo homer from Brian Dozier and an RBI double from Miguel Sano in a 2-1 win on Friday night at Fenway Park.


7/22/2016 | Surprise! Kepler's mom visits son at Fenway

As Twins rookie right fielder Max Kepler walked onto field at Fenway Park to take batting practice at the historic ballpark for the first time in his career on Thursday, he heard a familiar voice call out his childhood nickname.


7/21/2016 | Offense knuckles under vs. Wright

For as rough as this season has been for the Twins, they've been playing better baseball in recent weeks, as they entered Thursday's game against the Red Sox having won 10 of their last 15 games.




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