4:28 AM EDT, Fri May 27, 2016
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 14 hours ago

Byron Buxton is destroying Class AAA pitching

Byron Buxton struggled mightily in his second audition with the Twins this year, going just 7 for 45 and striking out 24 times. He was sent to the minors in late April, and he didn’t exactly set the Class AAA world on fire at the start — hitting just .214 through his first six games (28 at bats) with two walks and nine strikeouts. The combination of those things, and particularly the way Buxton looked overmatched by big-league pitching, touched off several waves of alarm among Twins fans. The b-word (bust) was even tossed around. But here are some comforting facts for Twins fans: *Buxton...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 4 hours ago

Glen Perkins writes of Todd Oakes: 'I will miss you evey day of my life'

The Twins closer and former Gophers pitcher took to Twitter on Thursday evening to pay tribute to Todd Oakes, who died earlier in the day.

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Twins pregame: Perkins has a setback in his recovery from shoulder soreness

Meanwhile, the healthy Twins will face Marcus Stroman and the Blue Jays in the final of a four-game series at Target Field.

Dean pitches six solid innings for Twins

One reason the Twins beat Toronto on Saturday was due to their rookie lefthander

Twins postgame: Donaldson barks at Twins dugout before getting tossed

The Blue Jays star was ejected from Saturday's game with two outs in the first inning for yelling the wrong thing at the wrong time
National Post May 21, 2016
Toronto Blue Jays cruise for seven innings before running aground against Minnesota Twins

Toronto Blue Jays cruise for seven innings before running aground against Minnesota Twins

A five-run eighth inning by the light-hitting Twins turned a 2-0 lead into a 5-3 loss on Saturday

Nunez homer helps Twins rally to beat Jays 5-3

Five-run eighth inning breaks five-game losing streak.

Mauer not in lineup as Twins face Blue Jays lefthander J.A. Happ

Another day, another losing streak to snap as the Twins have not won since Sunday

Postgame: Molitor trying to take pressure off slumping May

Twins manager Paul Molitor sounds puzzled about Trevor May’s 10-day slump, which has pulverized his ERA, from 1.87 on May 10 to 5.14 now.
Toronto Star May 20, 2016

Blue Jays crush Twins, Gibbons returns from suspension

Josh Donaldson, Jose Bautista, Darwin Barney and Michael Saunders all homered on a break out night for the Jays’ offence.

Twins have worst record in baseball after 9-3 loss to Toronto

The Blue Jays teed off on Tyler Duffey on Friday night, tagging him for six runs in Toronto’s 9-3 victory to drop the Twins to 10-31.

Postgame: Molitor trying to take pressure off slumping May

Grossman has three-hit, three-RBI debut with his new team; Santana collects bunt single for second straight night.

Duffey relives, and tries to improve upon, his MLB debut vs. Jays

Brian Dozier gets first career start at DH as the Twins try to snap a four-game losing streak.

Ex-Twin Thielbar on former team: 'They're going to be just fine'

Caleb Thielbar’s rise from the small town of Randolph, Minn., to the St. Paul Saints to the Minnesota Twins is one of the better local stories of the past several years. Thielbar, a left-handed pitcher, was with the Saints in 2011 and caught the Twins’ eye. By 2013, he was in the big leagues — posting a 1.76 ERA in 49 appearances and allowing just 24 hits in 46 innings. He followed that up with a decent showing in 2014 (3.40 ERA in 54 games with the Twins), but in 2015 he lost a little sharpness and velocity. Just like that, Thielbar was a man looking for a job this past offseason. And...

Twins: Responding to responses

You're angry. You're frustrated. You want everyone associated with the Twins ridiculed and fired.

Twins postgame: Arcia went back, back, back -- on defense

Outfielder plays deep defense, and tries his first bunt on a notable night that included some great plays.

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