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8/25/2016 | Pipeline preview: Allard seeks fifth straight quality start for Rome

Braves No. 4 prospect Kolby Allard starts for Class A Rome against Augusta at 7 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV.


8/25/2016 | Berrios optioned to Triple-A after rough start

The Twins were hopeful Jose Berrios would find more success in his second go-around, but it simply hasn't worked out that way, as he's continued to struggle. The right-hander had another rough outing in Thursday's 8-5 loss to the Tigers and was optioned to Triple-A Rochester along with fellow right-hander Tyler Duffey. Lefty Andrew Albers will be called up on Friday, while the other roster move is to be announced.


8/25/2016 | McCann the man as Tigers sweep Twins

After a lull in mid-August, Detroit's offense is starting to heat up. The Tigers stayed hot against the Twins, reaching eight runs for a fourth straight game in an 8-5 win to complete a three-game sweep at Target Field on Thursday.


8/25/2016 | Mauer held out of lineup with sore quads

Twins first baseman Joe Mauer was held out of the lineup for a second straight game with sore quads, and manager Paul Molitor said the injury is a bit more serious than originally thought.


8/25/2016 | Rookie Dean tasked with facing Jays, Liriano

After throwing a scoreless inning of relief against the Tigers on Tuesday, Twins left-hander Pat Dean was pulled aside after the game by pitching coach Neil Allen. He informed the rookie he'd be starting in the opener of a three-game series against the Blue Jays that begins in Toronto on Friday, with fellow lefty Hector Santiago pushed back from his scheduled start with a bruised left thumb. It will be a tall task for the 27-year-old, who will be facing one of the best offenses in baseball.


8/25/2016 | Rosario's defense taking center stage

It was another rough night for the Twins' pitching staff in a 9-4 loss to the Tigers on Wednesday, but it could have been even worse if not for three impressive catches by Eddie Rosario.


8/25/2016 | Tigers go for sweep of Twins in Thursday matinee

Daniel Norris of the Tigers and Jose Berrios of the Twins are both relatively new additions to their respective rotations but have trended in opposite directions. They will meet in Thursday afternoon's series finale at Target Field as Detroit goes for its third sweep of Minnesota this season.


8/24/2016 | Tigers take charge early against reeling Twins

Miguel Cabrera set the tone with a solo homer in the first inning, and the Tigers capitalized with a five-run third, capped by a three-run blast from Justin Upton, in a 9-4 win over the Twins on Wednesday at Target Field.


8/24/2016 | Santiago to miss start with bruised thumb

Hector Santiago is dealing with a bruised left thumb and will be skipped in the rotation, with Pat Dean slated to start on Friday in Toronto instead.


8/24/2016 | Wrist surgery to end season for Twins' Park

Minnesota Twins designated hitter and first baseman Byungho Park will undergo season-ending surgery Thursday on his right wrist.


8/24/2016 | Boyd, Duffey bring strong track records to tilt at Target

Tigers left-hander Matt Boyd will look to build on his strong track record against the Twins when he takes the mound at Target Field on Wednesday night. Minnesota counters with righty Tyler Duffey, who has enjoyed similar success against Detroit.


8/24/2016 | Anibal looks like Anibal of old against Twins

After a shaky start to the season for the second year in a row, Anibal Sanchez has started to look like his old dominant self in the last month. He stayed the course in Tuesday night's 8-3 victory over the Twins, allowing three runs in seven innings for his fourth quality start in his last five outings.


8/24/2016 | Dozier sets career high with 29th HR of '16

While the rest of Minnesota's offense has started to cool down, Brian Dozier has continued to stay hot. Dozier connected on a solo shot in the fifth inning on Tuesday against the Tigers to set a career high with 29 homers on the season.


8/23/2016 | Rosario, Smith among top prospect performers Tuesday

Amed Rosario and Dominic Smith proved worthy of their elite prospect rankings as the duo led Double-A Binghamton to a 9-1 victory over Hartford on Tuesday night.




8/23/2016 | May, Boshers, Milone take steps forward

Trevor May, Buddy Boshers and Tommy Milone all started throwing programs while the Twins were on the road in Atlanta and Kansas City last week.


8/22/2016 | Twins host RBI Central Regional Tournament

On Monday, July 18, the championship baseball games of the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) Central Regional Tournament were played on Target Field's pristine, green grass. With Minnie and Paul watching over, the players, holding up their phones to capture the moment, took their first steps onto the field. Many of them had never even been on a Major League field before, but they were now about to play a baseball game on one.


8/22/2016 | Inbox: How will Twins improve over offseason?

Twins beat reporter Rhett Bollinger answers fans' questions.


8/21/2016 | Twins can't find way to solve pesky Royals

After the Twins won both games in Atlanta earlier this week, it gave them 16 wins over their previous 24 road games. But despite that recent success away from Target Field, the Twins just can't find a way to beat the Royals this season.


8/21/2016 | Twins call up Light to replace Mejia

With Adalberto Mejia optioned to Triple-A Rochester after throwing 2 1/3 innings in his Major League debut on Saturday, the Twins called up right-handed reliever Pat Light prior to Sunday's game against the Royals.


8/21/2016 | Anibal looking to get Tigers on track against Twins

The Tigers have scuffled a bit lately, but will look to get back on track against the Twins in a three-game series that begins on Tuesday at Target Field.


8/21/2016 | Better 8 than never: KC streaks into race

The Royals continue to ride dominating starting pitching with their seventh quality start in their last eight games.


8/21/2016 | Worries about walks hampering Santiago

In Hector Santiago's final six starts with the Angels before he was traded to the Twins on Aug. 1, he was 6-0 with a 1.78 ERA. But since joining Minnesota, he's struggled mightily, a rough stretch that continued on Saturday against the Royals.


8/20/2016 | KC's Duffy, Twins' Santana square off in series finale

Danny Duffy will take the mound on Sunday for Kansas City's series finale against the Twins, looking to pitch in a win for an 11th straight outing. He'll be opposed by former Royal Ervin Santana, who has allowed just two runs in 13 1/3 innings in August.


8/20/2016 | 7th-winning stretch: KC on a roll, in the mix

The Royals, after a miserable 7-19 July that plummeted them seemingly out of contention, suddenly can do no wrong in August. Behind Alex Gordon's two home runs and yet another dominant performance by right-hander Ian Kennedy, the Royals thumped the Twins, 10-0, on Saturday night at Kauffman Stadium.




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