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Recap: Minnesota vs. Tampa Bay

By The Sports Network, 2 years 5 months ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Brian Dozier homered and later drove in the decisive run in the Minnesota Twins' 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night. Dozier, celebrating his 28th birthday, tied the game with a solo shot in the third inning, and followed Danny Santana's game-tying triple with a sacrifice fly in the seventh. Phil Hughes (3-4) got the win after allowing...

Twins place Robinson on family emergency list

By The Sports Network, 2 years 5 months ago
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Twins have placed outfielder Shane Robinson on the family emergency list and recalled outfielder Aaron Hicks from Triple-A Rochester. Robinson must remain on the list for three to seven days. He is batting .315 in 22 games this season, his first season with the Twins after playing parts of five years with the St. Louis Cardinals. Hicks,...

Recap: Cleveland vs. Minnesota

By The Sports Network, 2 years 5 months ago
Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Torii Hunter's four hits and four RBI kept the Minnesota Twins' hot streak ongoing by virtue of a 9-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians. Hunter had a solo homer and a three-run double to lead the Twins to an eighth win in nine games, a stretch in which they've scored an MLB-best 68 runs. Kurt Suzuki added three hits and scored a pair of runs, while Kennys...

Recap: Minnesota vs. Oakland

By The Sports Network, 2 years 5 months ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Eddie Rosario homered in his first MLB at-bat and the Minnesota Twins hit three in all in a 13-0 rout of the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday. Rosario, who was called up from Triple-A Rochester two days ago, homered on the first pitch he saw from A's left-hander Scott Kazmir in the third inning. He became the first Twins player to homer on his first big...

Recap: Minnesota vs. Oakland

By The Sports Network, 2 years 5 months ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Jesse Chavez tossed 7 1/3 strong innings and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Minnesota Twins 2-1 in the second of a four-game set. Chavez (1-2) struck out seven and allowed an unearned run on just four hits and a walk for Oakland, which has alternated wins and losses over its last six games. Tyler Clippard fired a scoreless ninth to notch his...

Recap: Minnesota vs. Oakland

By The Sports Network, 2 years 5 months ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Torii Hunter's go-ahead three-run homer highlighted a four-run bottom of the sixth inning as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Oakland Athletics 8-7 in the opener of a four-game set. Jordan Schafer went 3-for-3 with two RBI and a pair of runs scored, while Eduardo Escobar posted three hits and scored twice for the Twins, who have won five straight and six...

Twins put Arcia on DL, recall Rosario

By The Sports Network, 2 years 5 months ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Twins have placed outfielder Oswaldo Arcia on the 15-day disabled list with a right hip flexor strain. Arcia suffered the injury in Sunday's win over the White Sox. Arcia has played in 19 games, hitting .276 with two home runs and eight RBI. To replace Arcia on the 25-man roster, the Twins recalled outfielder Eddie Rosario from Triple-...

Twins activate Nolasco from DL

By The Sports Network, 2 years 5 months ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Minnesota's Ricky Nolasco will return from the 15-day disabled list to face the Chicago White Sox on Saturday. Nolasco made one start this season before landing on the DL with right elbow inflammation. He gave up six runs and walked four in three-plus innings of an 11-0 loss at Detroit on April 8. The Twins also activated left-handed reliever Brian...

Twins P Stauffer heads to DL

By The Sports Network, 2 years 5 months ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Twins announced on Friday that pitcher Tim Stauffer was placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a right intercostal strain. Stauffer, who had been signed to a one-year, $2.2 million contract in late December, has gone 1-0 with an 8.38 earned-run average in eight appearances this season, his first in Minnesota. The right-hander went 6...

Recap: Minnesota vs. Detroit

By The Sports Network, 2 years 5 months ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Danny Santana had three hits and Kurt Suzuki finished 2-for-2 with the winning RBI in the Minnesota Twins' 3-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday. Mike Pelfrey (2-0) was strong yet again for Minnesota, yielding just a pair of runs -- one earned -- on three hits over seven innings. He also struck out seven batters, a total he hasn't reached since Sept...