Minnesota Twins

Twins' potential WC roster coming into focus
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The Twins haven’t punched their ticket to the postseason just yet, but they’re in good shape after a four-game sweep over the Tigers that has their magic number down to three with six games remaining.

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Colon out to keep WC drive going vs. Tribe
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Cleveland will start right-hander Josh Tomlin (9-9, 4.98 ERA) in Tuesday’s series opener at Progressive Field, while Minnesota will counter with veteran Bartolo Colon (6-14, 6.63 ERA).

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Sweep of Tigers showcases Twins' resiliency
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After getting swept by the Yankees in New York, the Twins knew they had to bounce back against the struggling Tigers to remain in the driver’s seat in the chase for the second American League Wild Card spot. Minnesota did just that, completing a crucial four-game sweep over the Tigers punctuated by a 10-4 win […]

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Molitor sits Kepler for precautionary reasons
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Twins right fielder Max Kepler was held out of the lineup on Sunday after leaving Saturday’s game with a left hip/lower back injury. But he’s optimistic he could return on Tuesday in Cleveland after Monday’s off-day.

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Twins sweep Tigers, inch closer to WC berth
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The Twins took care of business yet again versus the Tigers, reaching double digits in scoring for the third time in four games with a 10-4 rout to complete a critical four-game sweep on Sunday at Comerica Park. Minnesota outscored the Tigers, 39-12, en route to its first four-game sweep in Detroit since Sept. 10-13, […]

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Twins thinking of shuffling rotation
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With an off-day on Monday, the Twins are debating shuffling their rotation for their series against the Indians.

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Berrios goes as Twins aim to get closer to WC
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The Twins will try to strengthen their grip on the second American League Wild Card spot Sunday, while the Tigers wrap up the home portion of their 2017 schedule.

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Kepler exits with minor hip injury vs. Tigers
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Twins right fielder Max Kepler left Saturday’s game against the Tigers in the second inning with an apparent injury suffered on a throw home during the bottom of the first.

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Twins show resilience in eight-run eighth inning
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It was the Twins’ second-biggest inning of the year in terms of runs scored, but in terms of importance, it might’ve been their biggest inning of the season.

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Twins storm back, trim WC magic number to 4
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The Twins keep showing their resiliency, and it’s helping them inch toward their first postseason berth since 2010. Minnesota overcame a late deficit, rallying for eight runs in the eighth inning to take down the Tigers in a 10-4 win on Saturday night at Comerica Park.

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Santana, Twins look to build on WC lead
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The last time Matthew Boyd took the mound at Comerica Park, he fell an out shy of the Tigers’ first no-hitter in six years, settling on a one-hit shutout of the White Sox. As he readies for a Saturday evening matchup against the Twins, he’s trying to keep the same approach he had on that […]

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Gibson guides Twins to victory over Tigers
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Kyle Gibson continued his impressive run by throwing seven strong innings, Byron Buxton went 3-for-4 and Max Kepler and Brian Dozier both homered to lift the Twins to a 7-3 win over the Tigers on Friday night at Comerica Park.

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