Minnesota Twins

Castro drives in 3 to back Colon in WC tuneup
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Jason Castro backed a strong showing by Bartolo Colon as the Twins defeated the Tigers, 5-1, on Sunday at Target Field in the final game of the regular season. Minnesota, which won 11 of the 19 meetings with Detroit this season, will face the Yankees on Tuesday in the American League Wild Card Game at […]

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Buxton's speed impacts on both sides of ball
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No Twins player can affect a game in more ways than Byron Buxton. The 23-year-old center fielder is the fastest player in the Majors, according to Statcast™’s sprint speed metric, is arguably the game’s best defender, easily leading all outfielders in Statcast™’s Outs Above Average, and he also experienced a breakout offensively in the second […]

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Twins prep for AL WC Game by facing Tigers
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Before facing the Yankees on Tuesday in the American League Wild Card Game, the Twins on Sunday turn to right-hander Bartolo Colon against Tigers righty Anibal Sanchez in the regular-season finale for both clubs.

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Before they were postseason bound: Twins
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The Twins are headed to the postseason for the first time since 2010, which means a host of their players are making their October debuts. Here’s a head start for fans who might not be completely familiar with these Twins with the origins of every player on the postseason roster.

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October Confidential: Twins
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How do you beat the Twins? MLB.com asked rival players from around Major League Baseball to offer an inside look at how best to face the AL Wild Card.

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Twins' 6-game win streak against Tigers ends
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Andrew Romine played all nine positions and helped the Tigers push past the Twins, 3-2, on Saturday night at Target Field. With the win, Detroit snapped its six-game losing streak to Minnesota.

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LIVE Color Feed: Tigers vs. Twins
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Video highlights, Statcast info, analysis, tweets, key updates, the latest news and more from the Gameday Color Feed.

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AL Wild Card officially set: Twins vs. Yankees
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The Twins will officially face the Yankees in Tuesday’s AL Wild Card Game at Yankee Stadium at 7 p.m. CT on ESPN, as the Red Sox clinched the AL East with a 6-3 win over the Astros on Saturday.

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Twins start Sano at DH to gauge his timing
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Miguel Sano returned to the lineup for the first time since Aug. 19, getting the start at designated hitter and hitting fifth for the Twins against the Tigers on Saturday at Target Field.

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Slegers looking to bounce back vs. Tigers
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The Twins and Tigers will continue a three-game set at Target Field on Saturday in the final series of the regular season. Minnesota right-hander Aaron Slegers is slated to go opposite Detroit righty Buck Farmer.

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Berrios works in relief to prep for WC Game
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Berrios made his first Major League appearance as a reliever during the Twins’ 6-3 victory over the Tigers in the series opener. Berrios faced a total of six batters, logging four outs and allowing two hits in his debut.

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Dozier, Escobar lift Twins in opener vs. Tigers
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Brian Dozier and Eduardo Escobar homered to help the Twins overcome an early deficit in a 6-3 win over the Tigers on Friday at Target Field. The win marked Minnesota’s sixth straight against Detroit.

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