Despite a dominant start by Indians ace Corey Kluber, Brian Dozier’s go-ahead solo home run in the eighth inning off Cody Allen proved to be the difference in the Twins’ 4-2 victory over the Indians on Saturday at Progressive Field.
A pair of right-handers will face off in the middle of a three-game set between two American League Central foes, as Twins starter Kyle Gibson and Indians ace Corey Kluber will take the mound on Saturday at Progressive Field.
Following a dispiriting and rain-delayed 9-0 loss to the White Sox on Thursday, the Twins began an 11-game road trip needing a bounce-back win against the American League Central-leading Indians at Progressive Field on Friday. Minnesota looked to starter Adalberto Mejia to deliver a strong outing, and the left-hander came through.
The Indians returned home as the American League Central leaders, but the Twins still plan on having a say in the race this summer. On Friday night, Minnesota lefty Adalberto Mejia quieted Cleveland’s recently scorching lineup, guiding the Twins to a 5-0 win at Progressive Field.
The Twins announced the callup of pitchers young and veteran Thursday, selecting the contracts of Trevor Hildenberger and Dillon Gee.
The Twins will start an 11-game road trip on Friday with a chance at redemption during a three-game set in Cleveland. The Indians swept the four-game series between the division foes last weekend to surpass the Twins atop the American League Central.
After a record-breaking rain delay, a five-run first inning from the White Sox was more than enough to back a strong start by left-hander Jose Quintana in a 9-0 win over the Twins on Thursday at Target Field.
The Cleveland Indians and the Minnesota Twins will meet in a two-game series at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico on April 17th-18th, 2018, Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association announced today. The games will mark the first time that either team has played in Puerto Rico.
Left-hander Nik Turley will makes his third Major League start as the Twins go for a series sweep against lefty Jose Quintana and the White Sox on Thursday at Target Field.
A pair of Twins pitchers were successful in their rehab outings with Triple-A Rochester on Wednesday.
Rookie right-hander Jose Berrios spun eight innings of two-run ball in leading the Twins to a 4-2 victory over the White Sox on Wednesday night