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Recap: Milwaukee vs. Minnesota

By The Sports Network, 6 days 18 hours ago
Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Aramis Ramirez hit a two-run home run as the Milwaukee Brewers took a 10-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins to open a three-game set. Jean Segura drove in a pair while Gerardo Parra and Scooter Gennett each hit a solo home run for the Brewers, who have won three of their last four. Kyle Lohse (4-9) won for the first time in eight starts as he allowed...

Twins place rookie Buxton on DL

By The Sports Network, 6 days 18 hours ago
Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Twins placed rookie center fielder Byron Buxton on the 15-day disabled list Friday with a sprained left thumb. Buxton, 21, suffered the injury while attempting to steal second base Tuesday against the Chicago White Sox. He played through the injury Wednesday, going 0-for-4 with four strikeouts. The second overall pick in the 2012 draft...

Recap: Minnesota vs. Chicago WSox

By The Sports Network, 1 week 1 day ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Phil Hughes pitched eight solid innings and the Minnesota Twins scored six runs against Chris Sale in a 6-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday. Hughes (6-6) pitched his fourth straight quality start, only allowing a run on six hits with five strikeouts and no walks. Brian Dozier and Kurt Suzuki each had two hits, an RBI and a run scored to...

Recap: Minnesota vs. Chicago WSox

By The Sports Network, 1 week 2 days ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Jose Abreu went 4-for-5 with two runs scored to help the Chicago White Sox to a 6-2 win over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night. Jeff Samardzija (5-4) went seven innings and allowed two runs on eight hits with seven strikeouts for the White Sox, who have won three of four. Chicago had gone winless in its previous five games at Minnesota this...

Recap: Minnesota vs. Chicago WSox

By The Sports Network, 1 week 3 days ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Kennys Vargas drove in four runs on a career-high four hits to lead the way in the Minnesota Twins' 13-2 rout of the Chicago White Sox at Target Field. Vargas hit one of four Minnesota homers as the Twins dealt the White Sox a seventh straight road loss and continued their recent dominance of Chicago. Joe Mauer, Eduardo Nunez and Brian Dozier also went...

Chicago White Sox (30-38) at Minnesota Twins (37-32), 8:10 p.m. (ET)

By The Sports Network, 1 week 3 days ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Twins hope to avoid a third straight loss on Monday evening when they begin a three-game series with the Chicago White Sox. The Twins dropped the final two contests of their three-game set with the Chicago Cubs over the weekend, blanked 8-0 in Sunday's finale. Starter Kyle Gibson gave up two runs on six hits and three walks over five innings, while the...

Recap: Minnesota vs. St. Louis

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 18 hours ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Kennys Vargas blasted a solo homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Minnesota Twins a 2-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday. Joe Mauer tied the game in the eighth with a homer off reliever Kevin Siegrist, then Vargas crushed a Carlos Villanueva (3-2) offering over the wall in right for the win. "A couple of big moments from a...

Recap: Minnesota vs. St. Louis

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 1 day ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Tommy Milone pitched seven strong innings, and Eduardo Nunez drove in a couple runs in the Minnesota Twins' 3-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday. Milone (3-1) allowed St. Louis to go on top in the second frame, but he retired 17 of the final 19 he faced on his way to a one-run, seven-inning outing with five strikeouts and no walks. ...

Busy Week For MLB Prospect Debuts

By Josh Hamburger, 2 weeks 4 days ago
It’s been a busy week for the MLB’s top prospects. Over just the past seven days, four of the league’s most anticipated players made their debuts, including Carlos Correa (SS, Astros), Byron Buxton (OF, Twins), Vincent Velasquez (P, Astros), and Francisco Lindor (SS, Indians). Not only did they come up, they also made some memorable moments rather quickly. Carlos Correa...

Recap: Texas vs. Minnesota

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 4 days ago
Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Byron Buxton scored the winning run in his major league debut, crossing the plate on Eddie Rosario's double in the ninth inning as the Minnesota Twins beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 on Sunday afternoon. Buxton, a 21-year-old outfielder seen by many as baseball's top prospect, was called up Sunday from Double-A Chattanooga, where he was hitting .283 with 12...