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Recap: Kansas City vs. Minnesota

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 days ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Mike Pelfrey and two Twins relievers combined for a six-hit shutout as Minnesota salvaged its three-game series in Kansas City with a 3-0 win over the Royals. Pelfrey (1-0) scattered five hits and two walks, while Casey Fien and Glen Perkins each tossed a scoreless inning of relief to finish off the shutout. Brian Dozier went 2-for-4 with an RBI and...

Recap: Kansas City vs. Minnesota

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 days ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Mike Moustakas drove in the go-ahead run in the bottom of the eighth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 6-5 win over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday. Moustakas also hit a two-run homer, and Alex Gordon added a solo blast for the Royals, who have won three straight games. Joe Mauer and Kurt Suzuki each had two hits and an RBI for Minnesota...

Recap: Kansas City vs. Minnesota

By The Sports Network, 1 month 4 days ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Kendrys Morales and Paulo Orlando each knocked in two runs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 7-1 in the opener of a three-game series. Salvador Perez went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored for the Royals, who improved to 10-3 on the young season. Edinson Volquez (2-1) allowed one run on five hits while striking out five and walking...

Twins put Duensing on DL

By The Sports Network, 1 month 1 week ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Twins have placed pitcher Brian Duensing on the 15-day disabled list with a right intercostal strain. Duensing suffered the injury during Thursday's game against Kansas City, during which he allowed two runs in the ninth inning of Minnesota's 8-5 win. The left-hander has allowed three runs on four hits in 3 2/3 innings over six games...

Recap: Minnesota vs. Kansas City

By The Sports Network, 1 month 1 week ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - And then there were none. Oswaldo Arcia hit a two-run homer and the Minnesota Twins handed the Kansas City Royals their first loss of the season with a 3-1 win on Wednesday night. Arcia's blast came in the fourth inning off Royals starter Edinson Volquez and broke a 1-1 tie. Kyle Gibson (1-1) continued his success against the Royals. He gave up...

Twins place P Nolasco on DL

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Twins placed right-handed starter Ricky Nolasco on the disabled list with elbow inflammation, manager Paul Molitor said. In his first start of the season, Nolasco was charged with six runs on six hits and four walks in three-plus innings before informing the training staff about his soreness. After the Twins ordered an MRI for the injured...

Recap: Detroit vs. Minnesota

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The season couldn't have started much better for the Detroit Tigers. Things can only improve for the Minnesota Twins. Shane Greene threw eight spectacular innings in his Tigers debut after sitting through a 3 1/2-rain delay and Detroit beat Minnesota 7-1 Thursday to complete a dominating three-game sweep. The Tigers held the Twins scoreless for the...

Twins' Ervin Santana suspended 80 games

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Minnesota Twins pitcher Ervin Santana received an 80-game suspension Friday after testing positive for the performance-enhancing substance Stanozolol. Santana just signed a four-year, $54 million deal with the Twins this offseason. He was slated to be the team's No. 2 starter behind Phil Hughes. "This is unexpected news for me and my family," Santana...

Twins sign Dozier to four-year deal

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 day ago
Fort Myers, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Twins have signed second baseman Brian Dozier to a four-year contract worth $20 million. Dozier's new deal will carry him through 2018 and buys out his remaining three years of salary arbitration. He will earn $2 million this season and $3 million in 2016 before a raise to $6 million in 2017 and $9 million in 2018. The 27-year-old...

Minnesota Twins 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 3 weeks ago
When Phil Hughes signed a three-year, $42 million contract extension just before Christmas, the veteran righthander insisted he could see signs of hope for a Twins franchise that has fallen on hard times. It’s not just the prospects, highlighted by Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano, who are on the way as the franchise transitions in the dugout from Ron Gardenhire to Hall of Famer Paul...