7/6/2015 | Nolasco slated to undergo right ankle surgery
Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco will undergo surgery to repair his right ankle on July 13 and there's no timetable for his return, general manager Terry Ryan said on Monday.
7/6/2015 | Final Vote underway for last AL, NL spots
Balloting is under way through 4 p.m. ET on Friday in the Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote , a four-day blitz in which unique campaign alliances will form, digital balloting records will probably fall and fans will decide the 34th and final roster spots for the 86th Midsummer Classic on July 14 at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati.
7/6/2015 | Dozier makes Final Vote case with walk-off blast
Twins second baseman Brian Dozier was left off the American League roster for the 2015 All-Star Game on July 14 in Cincinnati, but he still has a chance to become an All-Star for the first time in his career via the Esurance MLB Final Vote.
7/6/2015 | Perkins to represent Twins on AL All-Star squad
Twins closer Glen Perkins, who was a perfect 27-for-27 in save opportunities entering Monday, was named an All-Star for the third straight year, while second baseman Brian Dozier was named one of five Esurance MLB Final Vote candidates in the American League.
7/6/2015 | Rising Star: Dozier's walk-off HR clips Orioles
Brian Dozier was left off the All-Star Game roster on Monday, but he proved why he's a worthy candidate, crushing a two-run blast in the 10th inning to lift the Twins to a 4-2 walk-off win over the Orioles at Target Field.
7/6/2015 | Pressly lands on DL; Robinson returns
The Twins placed right-hander Ryan Pressly on the 15-day disabled list with a right lat strain and reinstated outfielder Shane Robinson from the family emergency list on Monday.
7/5/2015 | Twins' Sano makes home debut against Orioles
Twins top prospect Miguel Sano makes his anticipated Target Field debut on Monday night against the Orioles. Sano, ranked as the No. 9 overall prospect by MLB.com, has hits in all four games since being called up from Double-A Chattanooga.
7/5/2015 | Santana sharp in no-decision despite layoff
Right-hander Ervin Santana couldn't have been much sharper in his return from his 80-game suspension for the use of a performance-enhancing drug, but familiar problems plagued the Twins on Sunday.
7/5/2015 | Twins hoping Dozier, Perkins get All-Star bids
The Twins are without a starting position player in this year's All-Star Game in Cincinnati on July 14, but they are hoping for more than one representative after a surprisingly solid start to the first half of the season.
7/5/2015 | Robinson's daughter has successful surgery
Twins manager Paul Molitor said outfielder Shane Robinson's daughter, Harper, underwent successful surgery in Boston, but he's still not sure when Robinson will rejoin the team.
7/5/2015 | Hosmer's double gives Royals 2nd walk-off win
Slumping first baseman Eric Hosmer ripped an RBI double into the right-field corner with none out in the ninth, giving the Royals a 3-2 walk-off win over the Twins on Sunday afternoon.
7/5/2015 | Twins getting big midseason boost in Santana
The Minnesota Twins have surprised some people with their performance this season. That performance figures to become even better now. On Saturday, Ervin Santana returned to the Twins after an 80-game suspension for his use of a performance-enhancing drug. If Santana pitches to his career norms, he'll be a big help.
7/4/2015 | Bullpen bounces back, picks up Pelfrey's slack
A night after the bullpen couldn't protect a late one-run lead in a loss to the Royals, the Twins bounced back with the help of five shutout innings from a combination of six relievers in Saturday night's 5-3 win at Kauffman Stadium.
7/4/2015 | Pressly to undergo MRI on right lat strain
Twins reliever Ryan Pressly left Saturday's 5-3 win over the Royals in the seventh inning with what was originally announced as a shoulder strain, but manager Paul Molitor said it could be related to his lat instead of his shoulder. Pressly will undergo an MRI exam on Sunday morning to find out the extent of his injury.
7/4/2015 | Twins move May to bullpen for now
With right-hander Ervin Santana joining the rotation on Sunday after serving his 80-game suspension for the use of a performance-enhancing drug, rookie right-hander Trevor May is the odd-man out and will move to the bullpen in the short-term.
7/4/2015 | Santana set for Twins debut vs. Duffy, Royals
Former teammates Danny Duffy and Ervin Santana will go head to head in the series finale between the Royals and Twins at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday afternoon at 1:10 p.m. CT.
7/4/2015 | Plouffe, Mauer power Twins over Royals
Joe Mauer ripped a two-run homer and the Twins' bullpen tossed five scoreless innings to bail out starter Mike Pelfrey as Minnesota topped the Royals, 5-3, on Saturday in front 37,917 fans at Kauffman Stadium.
7/4/2015 | Twins reinstate Santana from restricted list
The Twins officially reinstated right-hander Ervin Santana from the restricted list on Saturday after he completed his 80-game suspension for his use of a performance-enhancing drug.
7/4/2015 | Twins option Meyer to Triple-A
The Twins optioned top pitching prospect Alex Meyer to Triple-A Rochester after Friday's 3-2 loss to the Royals to make room for right-hander Ervin Santana, who returns on Saturday from his 80-game suspension for the use of a performance-enhancing drug.
7/3/2015 | Milone keeps going strong in Twins' rotation
Tommy Milone continued his impressive stretch since replacing Ricky Nolasco in the Twins' rotation, making the decision on what to do once Ervin Santana returns from his 80-game suspension for PED use on Saturday even more difficult.
7/3/2015 | Sano delivers Major firsts for Twins' offense
Miguel Sano went 2-for-4 with his first career RBI and his first career run, but it wasn't enough in a 3-2 loss in 10 innings. Twins manager Paul Molitor, however, was impressed with what he saw from the 22-year-old rookie.
7/3/2015 | Blanton, Royals look to keep rolling against Twins
Twins right-hander Mike Pelfrey is set to face Royals righty Joe Blanton as the American League Central rivals continue their four-game set on Saturday night at Kauffman Stadium.
7/3/2015 | Robinson placed on family emergency list
The Twins placed outfielder Shane Robinson on the family emergency list on Friday, and reinstated Aaron Hicks from the 15-day disabled list.
7/3/2015 | Sano enjoys Major taste of winning most of all
Before Thursday night's game, Miguel Sano was asked repeatedly what his goal was for his Major League debut. His answer never really varied by more than a few words. "Try to get a win tonight," Sano said.
7/2/2015 | Twins rewarded after showing faith in Gibson
It's evident that Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson has taken a major step forward in his development as a starting pitcher in his second full season in the Majors, and with that has come trust from manager Paul Molitor.
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