4/28/2016 | Inbox: Is it too early to worry about Buxton?
Is it still too early to worry about Byron Buxton? Twins beat reporter Rhett Bollinger answers this question and more in the latest Inbox.
4/28/2016 | Twins Minor Leaguer Rodriguez suspended for 80 games
Twins Minor League outfielder Reynaldo Rodriguez received an 80-game suspension on Thursday after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
4/28/2016 | Twins-Tribe Prince tribute a part of Rock Hall
The Twins turned Target Field purple on Monday, celebrating the life and music of Prince in a tribute game against the Indians. Now, there will be a bit of baseball history located inside the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.
4/28/2016 | Command betrays Berrios in uneven intro
Jose Berrios showed flashes of why he's considered one of the top pitching prospects for the Twins in recent years, but his Major League debut ultimately didn't go as planned.
4/28/2016 | Tigers to unveil top prospect Fulmer vs. Twins
With right-hander Shane Greene unavailable because of a broken blister, the Tigers are calling on their No. 1 prospect, Michael Fulmer, to make his first Major League start against the Twins on Friday night at Target Field.
4/28/2016 | Indians spoil Berrios' MLB debut, edge Twins
he Indians spoiled Twins top prospect Jose Berrios' highly anticipated Major League debut, knocking him out of the game after four-plus innings en route to a 6-5 win to avoid a three-game sweep on Wednesday night at Target Field.
4/27/2016 | Molitor reaffirms faith in Jepsen as closer
Twins manager Paul Molitor said he met with Kevin Jepsen after Tuesday's 6-5 win over the Indians to reiterate that he's still the club's closer despite blowing his last two save opportunities.
4/27/2016 | Pipeline Preview: Twins' Berrios to make big league debut
Twins top prospect Jose Berrios will make his first big league start, while the Royals' Ryan O'Hearn looks to continue his hot hitting that has him at the top of the Minor League home run leaderboard.
4/27/2016 | Glasnow among top prospect performers Tuesday
After he struggled in his last start for Triple-A Indianapolis, Pirates No. 1 prospect Tyler Glasnow returned to form Tuesday to fire six scoreless innings in a win against Durham.
4/27/2016 | Walking Mauer to get to Sano pays off for Twins
Miguel Sano started off slow this season, but he's now hitting .243/.371/.392 with three homers and nine RBIs in 21 games. The Twins like the patience he's showing at the plate, and they believe it's a matter of time before things click and teams will stop pitching around Joe Mauer to get to him.
4/26/2016 | Twins edge Tribe with 2nd straight walk-off
The Twins won in walk-off fashion for a second straight night, as Miguel Sano hit an RBI single into center field in the ninth inning to lift Minnesota to a 6-5 win over the Indians on Tuesday at Target Field.
4/26/2016 | Twins unveiling Berrios in finale with Indians
In the finale of this three-game divisional clash, top Twins prospect Jose Berrios will be on the mound opposite Indians right-hander Josh Tomlin, who has been off to a strong start this season.
4/26/2016 | What to expect from Twins' Berrios in big leagues
It was a matter of when, not if, Jose Berrios would receive his first callup to the big leagues in 2016. It turned out that when was April 26. The Twins brought up their top prospect, and the No. 16 prospect overall, on Tuesday to join the big league rotation. All signs pointed to the right-hander replacing Tommy Milone, who has scuffled in this opening month of the season.
4/26/2016 | Top prospect Berrios called up by Twins
The Twins promoted top pitching prospect Jose Berrios on Tuesday, and he is scheduled to make his Major League debut in a start against the Indians on Wednesday.
4/26/2016 | Arcia heeds advice to hit game winner
Considering Oswaldo Arcia had struck out in 10 of his previous 19 at-bats, hitting coach Tom Brunansky wasn't shy about yelling out to Arcia to shorten his swing after falling behind Indians reliever Zach McAllister in the ninth inning.
4/26/2016 | Twins add 'Little Red Corvette' to stretch mix
Torii Hunter made Prince's "Little Red Corvette" the Twins' unofficial theme song last season, but after the pop icon's recent death, the team will pay tribute to the Minnesota native by playing the song during the seventh-inning stretch in their remaining home games this year.
4/26/2016 | Gallo, Garrett among top prospect performers Monday
Baseball's No. 7 overall prospect Joey Gallo slugged his sixth and seventh home runs of the season on Monday, including a go-ahead blast in the top of the 12th inning to help push Triple-A Round Rock past Memphis, 6-5.
4/25/2016 | Arcia launches Twins to walk-off over Tribe
Oswaldo Arcia hit a walk-off solo shot off Indians reliever Zach McAllister in the ninth inning to lead the Twins to a 4-3 win Monday night at Target Field.
4/25/2016 | Brantley to rejoin Indians lineup vs. Twins
The goal for Cleveland was to keep its head above water while awaiting the return of left fielder Michael Brantley. Consider that goal achieved, as the Indians carry a winning record into Tuesday's game against the Twins at Target Field, where Brantley is slated to return to the lineup.
4/25/2016 | Twins waiting out E. Santana, Duffey injuries
Right-handers Ervin Santana and Tyler Duffey remain day to day for the Twins, as Santana is dealing with back spasms, while Duffey was hit in his right shoulder by a line drive on Sunday.
4/25/2016 | Buxton, Kepler sent to Triple-A by Twins
The Twins optioned outfielders Byron Buxton and Max Kepler to Triple-A Rochester on Monday. Infielder/outfielder Danny Santana was reinstated from the 15-day disabled list, while right-hander Alex Meyer was recalled from Triple-A.
4/25/2016 | Rodgers, Bell, Happ lead Prospect Team of the Week
MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Team of the Week honors the best performances from the previous seven days. Any player currently on an organization Top 30 Prospects list on our Prospect Watch is eligible, including big leaguers.
4/24/2016 | Twins lament 'big highs, lows' of extras loss
At various points in Sunday's game, the Twins held leads of 4-1, 4-3 and 5-4. But again and again, the Nationals erased Minnesota's advantages, and when the 16th inning ended, the Twins found themselves on the wrong end of a 6-5 classic.
4/24/2016 | Duffey exits game with right arm contusion
Twins pitcher Tyler Duffey exited his season-debut start Sunday with a right arm contusion after being struck with a line drive in the fifth inning at Nationals Park. The Twins lost, 6-5, in 16 innings.
4/24/2016 | Twins fans can help send Mauer to ASG
After two uncharacteristically subpar seasons, Twins first baseman Joe Mauer is enjoying a renaissance so far this year, as he's among the league leaders in batting average and on-base percentage.
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