Jose Berrios turned in yet another strong outing with eight solid innings and was backed from a multihomer game from Chris Gimenez and a two-run homer from Eduardo Escobar to lift the Twins to a 6-2 win over the Mariners and earn a series split on Thursday at Target Field.
Despite going on countless trips across the country with his dad growing up, Twins outfielder Byron Buxton’s most memorable drive came when he was barely awake.
In 318 career games before Thursday, Twins catcher Chris Gimenez had never had a multihomer game.
Max Meyer has been a Twins fan since he could remember, so when he got the call from Twins scout Mark Wilson that he’d been selected by his hometown team in the 34th round of the MLB Draft on Wednesday, he couldn’t believe it.
Mike Zunino and Mitch Haniger homered to lift the Mariners past the Twins, 6-4, on Wednesday night at Target Field. Seattle has now won 12 of its last 17 games and is just one victory shy of the .500 benchmark.
Two impressive second-year starters will face off Thursday as Minnesota’s Jose Berrios and Seattle’s Ariel Miranda take the mound in the series finale at Target Field.
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The Twins wrapped up their first Draft under chief baseball officer Derek Falvey and new scouting director Sean Johnson, going heavy on pitching on the third and final day of the Draft on Wednesday. Of Minnesota’s 30 selections on Wednesday, 15 were pitchers, and of their 41 picks, 21 were pitchers.
The Twins recalled right-hander Ryan Pressly from Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday.
One of the many advantages for the Twins by having the No. 1 overall selection in the MLB Draft is having the largest bonus pool available at $14.1 million, including more than $7.7 million allocated to the No. 1 pick.
The Mariners have survived without three injured starters in their rotation, thanks to young pitchers like Sam Gaviglio. Meanwhile, the Twins know they can turn to Ervin Santana every fifth game. Gaviglio (2-1, 2.79 ERA) and Santana (8-3, 2.20) face off in the third game of the four-game series between the two teams at Target […]
Eddie Rosario paced an offensive onslaught with a trio of home runs, as the Twins outmuscled the Mariners, 20-7, on Tuesday night at Target Field. Minnesota recorded a franchise-record 28 hits, which also marked the most allowed in a game by Seattle.