Twins
  • Chen outduels Liriano as Royals beat Twins 1-0

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bruce Chen outdueled Francisco Liriano to make a lone run scored in the second inning stand up Tuesday night, giving the Kansas City Royals a 1-0 victory over the Minnesota …

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    06 Jun 12
  • Twins put RHP Pavano on DL with shoulder strain

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have placed Carl Pavano on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder strain and reinstated right-hander Nick Blackburn to start later this week. Manager Ron Gardenhire …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Morneau powers Twins to 10-7 win over Royals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Justin Morneau and Josh Willingham each hit two-run homers, Trevor Plouffe also went deep and the Minnesota Twins held off the Kansas City Royals 10-7 on Monday night. Cole De …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Twins prepare to enter critical draft

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Terry Ryan says he doesn’t want to hear about this year’s baseball draft class being weaker than recent seasons. With the second overall pick, and three selections in the top 42 choices, …

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    04 Jun 12
  • Diamond, Twins top Indians 5-3 to win series

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Scott Diamond allowed three unearned runs over seven innings as the surging Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 5-3 Sunday. Joe Mauer’s first-inning RBI single off Justin Masterson (2-5) put Minnesota ahead …

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    04 Jun 12
  • Liriano pitches Twins past A’s 4-0 for rare sweep

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Francisco Liriano’s return to the Minnesota rotation was a rousing success, with six shutout innings by the vexing left-hander Wednesday to lead the Twins to a 4-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics, …

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    31 May 12
  • Willingham’s 3-run HR in 9th lifts Twins over A’s

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Willingham hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night. Justin Morneau added two doubles for …

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    30 May 12
  • Morneau ties, Capps saves Twins 5-4 win over A’s

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Justin Morneau drove in two runs for Minnesota, including the tying double in the eighth inning for the Twins in a 5-4 victory over Oakland on Monday, the sixth straight loss for …

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    29 May 12