Minnesota Twins

Gibson faces Texas in first game back
mlbrealtalk.com

The Rangers and Twins will continue a four-game set on Saturday at Target Field. Texas left-hander Cole Hamels will go opposite Minnesota right-hander Kyle Gibson at 6:10 p.m. CT.

167
Like
Save
Sano exits with left hand contusion after HBP
mlbrealtalk.com

Twins third baseman Miguel Sano left Friday’s game against the Rangers in the sixth inning with a left hand contusion after getting hit by a pitch from Rangers reliever Tony Barnette. X-rays were negative, and Sano is day to day.

331
Like
Save
Twins welcome Gibson back to rotation
mlbrealtalk.com

Right-hander Kyle Gibson found himself the odd-man out when the Twins traded for veteran left-hander Jaime Garcia, getting optioned to Triple-A Rochester on July 24. But Gibson is set to return to the rotation after Garcia was traded to the Yankees on Sunday.

748
Like
Save
Colon oldest pitcher with CG since 2010
mlbrealtalk.com

Brian Dozier hit a pair of homers to back a complete game by Bartolo Colon, as the Twins pushed past the Rangers by a score of 8-4 on Friday at Target Field. With the win, Minnesota moved ahead of Texas and pulled within 3.5 games of Kansas City for the second Wild Card spot.

121
Like
Save
Dozier shakes off slump with two homers
mlbrealtalk.com

Brian Dozier said the Twins’ clubhouse collectively believes they’re still contenders in the American League Wild Card chase. He knows he must produce down the stretch for his club to stay in contention, and he took a step toward breaking out of his recent funk by going 3-for-4 with two homers.

262
Like
Save
Perkins progressing in labrum surgery recovery
mlbrealtalk.com

All signs point to Twins left-hander Glen Perkins moving in the right direction.

945
Like
Save
Colon seeks continued success vs. Rangers
mlbrealtalk.com

Right-hander Bartolo Colon makes his 35th career start against the Rangers when he pitches for the Twins at 7:10 p.m. CT on Friday at Target Field. He will be opposed by left-hander Martin Perez.

863
Like
Save
Twins held to three hits in loss to Texas
mlbrealtalk.com

Right-hander A.J. Griffin threw six strong innings in his return from the 60-day disabled list and was backed by a three-run homer from Joey Gallo to lift the Rangers to a 4-1 win over the Twins on Thursday night at Target Field.

148
Like
Save
Stellar Gee goes long in Twins debut
mlbrealtalk.com

Minnesota manager Paul Molitor peered in closely as Dillon Gee took the mound on Thursday at Target Field. He wanted to see what his newest reliever could offer.

897
Like
Save
Sano's 25th HR, Santana's CG carry Twins
mlbrealtalk.com

Helping supply his team a four-run second inning, Ervin Santana went nine strong on the mound as the Twins defeated the Padres 5-2 on Wednesday to split their two-game series in San Diego.

890
Like
Save
Santana dazzles on mound, ties offensive mark
mlbrealtalk.com

With the Twins desperate for a win and looking for offense after getting shut out by the Padres on Tuesday, veteran right-hander Ervin Santana did it all against San Diego on Wednesday.

910
Like
Save
Mejia continues solid rookie season vs. Rangers
mlbrealtalk.com

After a three-city, 10-day West Coast road trip that saw Minnesota scuffle and become sellers before the Trade Deadline, the Twins are happy to head back to Target Field for a six-game homestand that begins on Thursday against the Rangers at Target Field.

231
Like
Save