6/18/2013 | After offensive outburst, Twins out to back Correia
Before Tuesday's game against the White Sox, the Twins had been limited to just three hits in three of their last four games and were averaging just 3.4 runs in June. Then they had a breakthrough, collecting 13 hits in a 7-5 victory. Wednesday's game at Target Field will show if Minnesota can sustain that offensive outburst.
6/18/2013 | Willingham back in lineup, returns to left field
Josh Willingham, who had a cortisone shot in his left knee on Saturday, returned to the Twins' lineup on Tuesday against the White Sox, starting in left field and batting cleanup.
6/18/2013 | Rookie level team's bus involved in fatal crash
The Twins' Rookie level Elizabethton's team bus was involved in a fatal crash early Tuesday in Jacksonville, Fla., but no one on the bus was injured, the club announced Tuesday.
6/18/2013 | Hicks making progress, but yet to run bases
Twins center fielder Aaron Hicks continues to make progress with his strained left hamstring and was out on the field taking batting practice and catching fly balls before Tuesday's game against the White Sox. Hicks, who has been on the 15-day disabled list since June 10, has started to participate in some light running drills, but has yet to run the bases.
6/18/2013 | Doumit's go-ahead double propels Twins to victory
Ryan Doumit laced a go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning to help lead the Twins to a 7-5 win over the White Sox on Tuesday night at Target Field. Mike Pelfrey got a no-decision, giving up four runs over six-plus innings, while Joe Mauer had three hits, including a two-run homer in Minnesota's four-run first inning.
6/17/2013 | Twins' Perkins a rarity: a stathead pitcher
Lefty closer Glen Perkins is a fan of advanced statistics, becoming the club's stat maven. But that doesn't mean he agrees with everything the numbers say.
6/16/2013 | Willingham gets cortisone shot, eyes Tuesday return
Left fielder Josh Willingham had a cortisone shot in his left knee on Saturday night and was held out of the lineup on Sunday, but is hoping to return on Tuesday after the Twins' off-day on Monday.
6/16/2013 | Ramirez to begin rehab assignment this week
Outfielder Wilkin Ramirez, on the 7-day concussion disabled list since May 26, left for Fort Myers, Fla., on Sunday and is expected to officially begin a rehab assignment this week.
6/16/2013 | Twins host Father's Day festivities at Target Field
The Twins held festivities for Father's Day on Sunday at Target Field, highlighted by Justin Morneau hosting 25 veterans and their children for a game of catch on the field before the game.
6/16/2013 | Twins held to three hits in loss to Tigers
P.J. Walters gave up a pair of two-run homers and the Twins were held to just three hits in a 5-2 loss to the Tigers on Sunday afternoon at Target Field.
6/16/2013 | Pelfrey looks to keep rolling in opener vs. White Sox
Right-hander Mike Pelfrey will take the mound against the White Sox on Tuesday and has been pitching better recently. Dylan Axelrod, who skipped his last start, goes for the White Sox.
6/16/2013 | Today's MLB starting lineups: June 16
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
6/15/2013 | Plouffe leads Twins past Tigers on his birthday
It turns out the Twins just needed Trevor Plouffe to kick-start their offense, as he homered, doubled and drove home three runs in his return to the lineup to help lead Minnesota to a 6-3 win over the Tigers on Saturday night at Target Field.
6/15/2013 | Mauer holds nice lead on Wieters among AL catchers
Twins catcher Joe Mauer remains the top vote-getter among American League catchers in the latest All-Star Game ballot update released Saturday night. Mauer, who is aiming for a sixth career All-Star Game appearance, has picked up 2,127,175 votes to lead Orioles backstop Matt Wieters, who ranks second with 1,615,625 votes.
6/15/2013 | Willingham, as usual, being hit by plenty of pitches
With another hit by pitch in Friday's 4-0 loss to the Tigers, Josh Willingham leads the American League by a sizable margin in getting plunked by pitches.
6/15/2013 | Twins give Thomas a chance at leadoff spot
Center fielder Clete Thomas made his first start of the season in the leadoff spot for the Twins on Saturday against the Tigers.
6/15/2013 | Plouffe gets start at third base in return to Twins
After being activated from the 15-day disabled list following Friday's game, Trevor Plouffe made his return to the lineup on Saturday, starting at third base and batting sixth.
6/15/2013 | Walters, Fister set for rematch at Target Field
P.J. Walters heads to the mound as the Twins take on Doug Fister and the Tigers on Sunday at Target Field.
6/15/2013 | Twins host annual Pitch, Hit & Run competition
A big smile stretched across Zach Parks' face when he earned yet another Pitch, Hit & Run title Saturday at Target Field. He quickly had to wipe it off and wait for the official announcement, but that didn't stop him from relishing his fourth plaque in Major League Baseball's youth skills competition.
6/14/2013 | Guardado, Mee inducted into Twins Hall of Fame
Former closer Eddie Guardado and former director of public relations Tom Mee were officially inducted into the Twins' Hall of Fame in a pregame ceremony before Friday's game against the Tigers at Target Field.
6/14/2013 | Plouffe activated from disabled list
The Twins activated Trevor Plouffe from the 15-day disabled list after their 4-0 loss to the Tigers on Friday night. To make room for Plouffe on the active roster, the Twins optioned catcher Chris Herrmann to Triple-A Rochester.
6/14/2013 | Ramirez continues recovery from concussion
Outfielder Wilkin Ramirez, who is on the 7-day concussion disabled list, has progressed to baseball activities and said Friday he's feeling much better.
6/14/2013 | Diamond allows four runs in sixth in loss to Tigers
Scott Diamond could only contain the heart of Detroit's lineup for so long, as he struggled in the sixth inning to hand the Twins a 4-0 loss to the Tigers on Friday night at Target Field.
6/14/2013 | Sanchez returns to mound against Twins
Anibal Sanchez returns to the mound for the Tigers on Saturday and will go up against right-hander Samuel Deduno. In three starts against Minnesota, Sanchez has a 1.35 ERA with 26 strikeouts in 20 innings.
6/14/2013 | Today's MLB starting lineups: June 14
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
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