Minnesota Twins

Granite has impressed in short stint with Twins
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With Twins center fielder Byron Buxton likely to come off the disabled list and rejoin the team in San Diego next week, Zack Granite is making it difficult for Minnesota manager Paul Molitor to send him back down to the Minors when the time comes.

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Sano hits 24th HR but Twins fall in 9th to A's
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Rajai Davis hit a two-run walk-off homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat the Twins, 5-4, on Saturday night at the Coliseum and give A’s manager Bob Melvin his 1,000th career win as a manager.

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Garcia gets win in gritty Twins debut
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Left-hander Jaime Garcia walked a thin tightrope for most of the night in his Minnesota debut, working in and out of trouble during the Twins’ 6-3 win over the Oakland A’s on Friday night, while giving scouts plenty of food for thought about a pitcher who potentially could be traded for the third time in […]

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Mejia eyes more road success vs. Smith, A's
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Minnesota left-hander Adalberto Mejia will try to get back on the winning track for the first time in nearly a month when the Twins play in Oakland on Saturday night, while the A’s will counter with 36-year-old right-hander Chris Smith, who is seeking his first victory in nearly a decade.

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Buxton begins rehab, homers on first pitch
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It took all of one pitch for Twins center fielder Byron Buxton to prove that he’s healing just fine from the groin strain and that landed him on the disabled list nearly two weeks ago. The headaches also appear to be over, too.

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Twins top A's with 4-run 4th, end 4-game skid
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The Twins got a big boost from the bottom of their lineup to back starter Jaime Garcia in his club debut, helping end a four-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the A’s Friday night in Oakland.

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Twins land lefty prospect Moya from D-backs
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After acquiring catcher Anthony Recker from the Braves in the trade that sent lefty Jaime Garcia to the Twins on Monday, Minnesota pulled off another swap Thursday, getting Minor League reliever Gabriel Moya from the D-backs in exchange for catcher John Ryan Murphy.

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Inbox: Are Twins buyers or sellers at Deadline?
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With four days left until Monday’s non-waiver Trade Deadline, the Twins find themselves in an interesting position, as they became buyers by acquiring lefty Jaime Garcia from the Braves on Monday, but they have started to field calls as sellers after being swept by the Dodgers.

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Garcia set for Twins debut in opener vs. A's
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Jaime Garcia makes his Twins debut when Minnesota opens a series against the A’s on Friday. Garcia was obtained from the Braves on Monday. Daniel Gossett gets the start for the A’s.

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Buxton still sidelined with migraines
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Twins center fielder Byron Buxton has yet to be activated from the 10-day disabled list because he’s been suffering through migraine headaches since Monday. He’ll go out on a short Minor League rehab assignment before rejoining the team Tuesday.

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Defense, bullpen let Twins down in loss
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An errant throw and an off night for the Twins’ bullpen proved costly, as Minnesota couldn’t hold a five-run lead in a loss to the Dodgers on Wednesday.

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Twins can't hold early lead in loss to Dodgers
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The Dodgers, down 5-0 at one point Wednesday, rallied to top the Twins, as Justin Turner knocked in the game-winning run in the ninth inning, giving Los Angeles its eighth walk-off victory this season. Joc Pederson and Yasiel Puig each hit homers and Kenley Jansen got the win, working out of a tough spot in […]

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