Justin Upton flung the ball into the air and the bat out of his hands as his second walk-off homer of the year lifted Detroit to a 12-11 win over Minnesota at Comerica Park on Saturday night. The home run was part of a six-run comeback Detroit compiled over the final three innings to stun […]
Rookie left-hander Dietrich Enns, who made his first Major League start on Thursday against the Brewers, will get another start with the Twins, but manager Paul Molitor said he’s still deciding when that will be.
Tigers veteran Jordan Zimmermann, who has recently returned to form, will try to cool down the Twins, who go for their seventh straight win Saturday at Comerica Park. Zimmermann will duel with Twins youngster Jose Berrios, who is enjoying a strong sophomore campaign.
Eddie Rosario’s three-run home run and Max Kepler’s two-run shot powered the Twins in front before withstanding a Tigers charge, earning Minnesota a 9-4 win over Detroit on Friday night at Comerica Park.
The Twins collected 16 hits en route to their season-high sixth straight win on Friday, taking the lead for the second American League Wild Card spot in the process. But it was Minnesota’s defense that stole the show in its 9-4 victory over the Tigers at Comerica Park.
The last time Kyle Gibson faced the Tigers, he took a three-hit shutout bid into the eighth inning before giving up three runs.
The Twins are back over .500 after steamrolling the slumping Brewers in four straight games.
Zach Davies will look to stay hot for the Brewers on Thursday, while Dietrich Enns makes his MLB debut for the Twins, as the teams match up for the finale of four straight Interleague games and the second at Miller Park.
Just when Bartolo Colon is about to be written off, the 44-year-old right-hander proves that his 20-year career isn’t over yet.
Bartolo Colon is proving there is still something left in his 44-year-old tank. The veteran right-hander followed last week’s complete-game victory over the Rangers with seven scoreless innings against the Brewers on Wednesday, leading the Twins to a 4-0 win at Miller Park.
With Adalberto Mejia going on the 10-day disabled list, the Twins recalled first baseman Kennys Vargas from Triple-A Rochester on Wednesday to utilize the roster spot, but they still needed to eventually bring in another starter.
Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association are introducing the inaugural Players Weekend from Aug. 25-27, when all players will wear colorful, non-traditional uniforms featuring alternate designs, and Twins players are excited for the chance to show off their personalities to the fans.