Minnesota Twins

Sano continues to rehab, but return is uncertain
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Twins third baseman Miguel Sano continues to rehab his left shin in Minnesota, but manager Paul Molitor said it’s becoming more and more unlikely he’ll be ready to return before the end of the regular season on Oct. 1.

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Despite getting swept in NY, Twins look ahead
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Even with a new regime and a lineup full of youngsters, Yankee Stadium remains the Twins’ house of horrors.

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Berrios, Rosario, Vargas monitoring hurricane
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With Hurricane Maria making landfall in Puerto Rico, Twins players Jose Berrios, Eddie Rosario and Kennys Vargas have been monitoring the situation from Yankee Stadium.

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Twins fall in finale, unable to add WC cushion
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Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez launched back-to-back homers and Didi Gregorius also went deep as part of an extra-base-hit barrage, helping the Yankees complete a series sweep of the Twins with an 11-3 victory on Wednesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.

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WC-seeking Twins turn to Mejia in Detroit
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As the Tigers won four straight American League Central titles from 2011-14, the Twins were left trying to play the role of spoiler down the stretch against Detroit. But the tables have turned, as it’s now Minnesota competing for its first postseason berth since 2010, and the Tigers are the ones looking to hurt the […]

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Sano's return from injury becoming less likely
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Third baseman Miguel Sano accompanied the Twins to New York City for personal reasons, but he flew back to Minneapolis on Tuesday night to continue to rehab his left shin stress reaction at Target Field.

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Twins go cold in Bronx, can't add to WC lead
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CC Sabathia recovered from a shaky first inning to provide six solid frames and Brett Gardner drove in a pair of runs on Tuesday evening, leading the Yankees to a 5-2 victory over the Twins in another meeting of the top clubs in the American League Wild Card hunt.

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Colon out to deny Yanks, boost Twins' cause
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The Yankees shuffled their rotation for the final game of their three-game series against the Twins at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, as right-hander Luis Severino will take the mound instead of right-hander Masahiro Tanaka. Minnesota will counter with veteran right-hander Bartolo Colon.

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Twins putting trust in Adrianza's improved bat
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When the Twins claimed Ehire Adrianza on waivers in February, they added him to the roster mostly because of his elite infield defense. But Adrianza has been a better hitter than expected.

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In WC spotlight, Berrios out to even Yanks set
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The potential impact of the Twins’ series against the Yankees isn’t lost on manager Paul Molitor. The Twins, who lead the race for the second AL Wild Card spot by 1 1/2 games with 12 games remaining but trail the Yankees by five for the top spot, are playing in a ballpark they’ve historically struggled […]

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Twins drop Bronx opener as WC edge narrows
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Aaron Judge hit his American League-leading 44th home run and Jaime Garcia turned in his best start for his new club, helping the Yankees solidify their postseason odds with a 2-1 victory over the Twins on Monday evening at Yankee Stadium.

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Twins' confidence in Mejia remains high
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Twins left-hander Adalberto Mejia wasn’t expecting to dominate a powerful Blue Jays lineup, especially after not pitching at the Major League level in over a month.

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