9:50 PM EDT, Fri April 18, 2014
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 3 hours ago

Lineups: Kubel gets a day off as Twins open series in Kansas City

The Twins swept the Royals last week at home and have won five of their last six. The Royals just swept the Astros. Something's gotta give
Twins Now | St. Paul Pioneer Press 4 hours ago

Twinsights: Brian Dozier bumped out of leadoff spot vs. Kansas City

KANSAS CITY -- Even with baseball's hottest offense (5.73 runs per game), Minnesota Twins  manager Ron Gardenhire isn't afraid to tweak the top of his lineup. Facing Kansas City Royals left-hander Jason Vargas, Gardenhire has dropped power-hitting leadoff man...
Ball Star | Kansas City Star 3 hours ago

Friday's Royals lineup vs. the Twins

The Royals return home Friday night for a brief three-game home stand against the Minnesota Twins. Here are the lineups as Royals lefty Jason Vargas, 1-0, takes on the Twins' Ricky Nolasco. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m. and the game can be see on Fox Sports KC.
Kansas City Star 5 hours ago

Live updates, stats from Friday's Royals-Twins game

Follow along on your desktop or mobile device during Thursday's Royals-Twins game for live stats and updates from The Star's sports team. First pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. on Fox Sports Kansas City.

More Twins Rumors & News

Twinsights: Eduardo Nunez catches Gardy’s eye in cameo

KANSAS CITY -- Eduardo Nunez was sent back to Triple-A Rochester after Thursday’s doubleheader nightcap, but Twins manager Ron Gardenhire was highly impressed with the veteran infielder in his one-game cameo. “I liked him,” Gardenhire said. “He snapped the ball out in left field, a rocket. Really quick feet over there, quick action. A live body, for sure. Took some good rips up there.” Nunez, 26, went 1 for 3 with a walk... Read more..
St. Paul Pioneer Press 2 hours ago

Jason Bartlett tells Minnesota Twins he plans to retire

KANSAS CITY -- Veteran infielder Jason Bartlett has informed the Minnesota Twins he plans to retire.

Twinsights: Jason Bartlett informs Twins he plans to retire

KANSAS CITY -- Veteran infielder Jason Bartlett has informed the Minnesota Twins he plans to retire. Bartlett, 34, was in the starting lineup for Class A Fort Myers on Thursday but explained the situation to Miracle manager Doug Mientkiewicz about an hour before the game. Bartlett, on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left ankle, made it through two days of extended spring training games in Fort Myers before voluntarily ending his rehab assignment. Ryan Ware, Bartlett's agent, contacted assistant general manager Rob Antony on Friday to thank the team for the opportunity on beh......
St. Paul Pioneer Press 6 hours ago

Tapes 'n Tapes, Tina and the B-Sides in Twins concert lineup

Tina and the B-Sides, Tapes 'n Tapes and Mark Mallman are among the acts booked to play the Minnesota Twins Midwest Music Showcase, a 10-date series of concerts performed at every Wednesday home game from May through September.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 12 hours ago

TwinsCentric: On Phil Hughes and reestablishing the curve

Phil Hughes is using his curveball more. But is he doing so effectively?
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 20 hours ago

Dozier kept taking pitches

Twins second baseman Brian Dozier says Sergio Santos kept throwing his slider, even though he couldn't keep it in the strike zone, during bizarre eight-walk inning.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 20 hours ago

Postgame(s): Twins are walking into history

Bizarre night continues a growing trend: Twins are becoming patient hitters
National Post 22 hours ago
Toronto Blue Jays collapse with eight-walk inning, get swept by Minnesota Twins in day-night doubleheader

Toronto Blue Jays collapse with eight-walk inning, get swept by Minnesota Twins in day-night doubleheader

Minnesota scored three straight runs on wild pitches by Sergio Santos in the eighth inning, when the Twins walked eight times off three relievers
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 22 hours ago

Souhan: Gibson looks like pitcher the Twins have been craving

The righthander was masterful against Toronto.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 23 hours ago

Hartman: Plouffe improves in all facets of the game

The Twins third baseman credits coach Paul Molitor, among others, for his fielding and hitting progress.
St. Paul Pioneer Press Apr 17, 2014

Charley Walters: Twins' Chris Colabello is a no-name no longer

Entering Thursday evening's game against Toronto at chilly Target Field, Chris Colabello led the American League in runs batted in (16) and doubles (seven) while hitting .327.

Fans enjoy the coldest Twins game in history

Temperature at first pitch for the Thursday noon game was 31 degrees.

Gibson wanted to go nine

Twins starting pitcher Kyle Gibson describes his unsuccessful lobbying to stay in for ninth inning of Twins' 7-0 win over Toronto.

Twins Player News

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    Brian Dozier

    Twins Notes: Dozier, Plouffe, Buxton, Mauer, Burton, Nunez, and Hughes

  • 1 Ricky Nolasco

    Ricky Nolasco

    Friday's Royals lineup vs. the Twins

  • 1 Phil Hughes

    Phil Hughes

    TwinsCentric: On Phil Hughes and reestablishing the curve

  • 1 Mike Pelfrey

    Mike Pelfrey

    Wednesday snow means Twins, Blue Jays will play split doubleheader Thursday

  • 1 Alex Presley

    Alex Presley

    Presley dominates in Astros debut

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