Minnesota Twins

Vargas sets Twins mark with 483-foot HR
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From the moment the ball left the bat of Kennys Vargas, everybody at Target Field knew it was gone.

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Sano, Vargas HRs power Twins to slugfest win
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Sluggers Kennys Vargas and Miguel Sano each homered, powering the Twins to a 9-7 win in a slugfest against the White Sox on Tuesday night at Target Field. Minnesota snapped a four-game losing streak, after getting swept by Cleveland and losing its lead in the American League Central.

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Resurgence in full coverage of the outfield
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Minnesota manager Paul Molitor said he can see some guys occasionally look back at all the space behind them, when they wave their outfielders to come in.

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Santana eyes continued success against Sox
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White Sox left-hander Derek Holland will square off against Twins ace Ervin Santana in the opener of a three-game series on Tuesday at Target Field.

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Twins searching for positives after rough series
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The good news is the Twins have been here before. Following a four-game sweep at the hands of the Indians, which concluded with Sunday’s <a href=”http://m.twins.mlb.com/news/article/237221780/edwin-encarnacion-has-five-rbis-in-indians-win/”>5-2 loss</a>, the Twins are left looking for a positive spin from the weekend, and there is one: They have been in this situation before — they were dismantled by […]

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Santiago set to begin rehab assignment
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The Twins announced Sunday that left-hander Hector Santiago, who threw a 45-pitch bullpen session Saturday at Target Field, has begun a rehab assignment and is slated to pitch for Triple-A Rochester on Wednesday.

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Wilk, Twins unable to contain Tribe in Game 1
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Jose Ramirez picked an opportunistic time to catch fire, as his two-homer outburst on Saturday helped the Indians move into a tie with the Twins atop the American League Central standings. In a 9-3 victory over Minnesota in the opener of a doubleheader at Target Field, Ramirez collected three extra-base hits and drove in four […]

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Minn. rolls Royce out, 'couldn't be happier'
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No. 1 overall Draft pick Royce Lewis, a shortstop out of San Juan Capistrano, Calif., officially signed a contract with the Twins on Saturday.

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Twins can't keep Tribe from storming ahead
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Lonnie Chisenhall launched a pair of home runs, helping power the Indians to a 6-2 win over the Twins in the nightcap of Saturday’s doubleheader at Target Field. With a sweep of the twin bill, Cleveland moved into sole possession of first place in the AL Central.

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Gibson riding win streak, aims to slow Indians
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The Twins and Indians, tangling atop the American League Central, will conclude a four-game set at Target Field on Sunday as a pair of right-handers square off in the series finale. Minnesota’s Kyle Gibson will go opposite Cleveland’s Trevor Bauer as the Indians seek a series sweep.

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Twins recall Wilk, option Pressly to Triple-A
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The Twins recalled Adam Wilk to start Game 1 of Saturday’s doubleheader with the Tribe at Target Field. To make room on the roster, the team optioned Ryan Pressly to Triple-A Rochester.

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Twins celebrate 2nd annual Play Ball Weekend
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The Twins celebrated the second annual Play Ball Weekend this weekend. The program, complementary of the Play Ball initiative, is a league-wide effort for all 30 clubs to engage with young fans and celebrate the support of youth participation in both baseball and softball.

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