5:00 AM EDT, Mon May 16, 2022
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 9 hours ago

Twins' Byron Buxton following 'the plan' to a tee

The team is aiming and hoping for 100 games from center fielder Byron Buxton this season, as he copes with lingering pain from tendinitis in his right knee.
Twinkie Town 10 hours ago
Twins 3, Guardians 1: 2 outta 3 ain’t bad

Twins 3, Guardians 1: 2 outta 3 ain’t bad

Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports The Twins take the series against Cleveland thanks to some timely hitting and solid defense. After they were swept by the Astros earlier this week, the Twins desperately needed a solid series against the Cleveland Guardians in order to get back on track and avoid losing their advantage in the AL Central. After splitting the first two games, the Twins came into Sunday needing to win to prevent Cleveland from moving within a game of the division lead. Things started out in the right direction in the first inning, with Luis Arraez scoring...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 12 hours ago

Buxton and Urshela homer to help Twins beat Guardians 3-1

Joe Ryan allowed one run over six innings and was backed by solo homers from Byron Buxton and Gio Urshela as the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Guardians 3-1 on Sunday.
Twinkie Town 15 hours ago
Game 35: Guardians @ Twins

Game 35: Guardians @ Twins

Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports The Twins look to win the series against Cleveland at Target Field. FIRST PITCH: 1:10pmCT TV: Bally Sports North RADIO: WCCO 830, TIBN KNOW THINE ENEMY: Covering the Corner Happy Sunday, Twins fans. The Twins will give the ball to Joe Ryan (3-2, 2.56 ERA) and hope that he will have a strong start this afternoon to give them a solid chance of taking the series over the Guardians. Cleveland will counter with Triston McKenzie (2-2, 2.76 ERA), and hope that they can cut Minnesota’s AL Central lead to just a game. Also of interest to Twins...
Twinkie Town 21 hours ago
Twins middle infield, a great problem to have

Twins middle infield, a great problem to have

Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/ What to do with the Twins middle infield The Twins shocked baseball nation (or at least me) when they signed Carlos Correa to a three-year, $105.3 million deal, signaling the team's focus on, not the future, but the 2022 season. He is getting $35.1 million this year and has an opt-out after each of the first two years. On top of that the Twins dumped Josh Donaldson and acquired Gio Urshela along with Gary Sanchez. This is all nothing new - what is new, is Carlos Correa landing on the IL with a bruised middle finger. This put...