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8/29/2016 | Santiago more aggressive in scoreless outing

When the Twins traded for left-hander Hector Santiago at the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline, they looked at it as an upgrade to their rotation, given his history.


8/29/2016 | Tomlin hoping to bounce back vs. Albers

If the Indians are to keep it rolling down the stretch in their bid to win their first American League Central title since 2007, they're going to need some help from the back of the rotation, especially from right-hander Josh Tomlin. Tomlin has struggled lately after a strong start to the year, but he will look to turn it around against the scuffling Twins, who will turn to lefty Andrew Albers in his first Major League start since 2013.


8/29/2016 | Clutch Kip: Tribe walks off in 10th vs. Twins

It took until the 10th for the Indians to finally get on the board, but that was all they needed in a 1-0 walk-off win over the Twins in Monday's series opener at Progressive Field. It was the Tribe's eighth walk-off of the season. With the loss, the Twins' season-long slump extended to 11 games.


8/29/2016 | Twins call up veteran Schafer rather than Buxton

Byron Buxton was named the International League Batter of the Week on Monday, but it was veteran outfielder Logan Schafer who was recalled to join the Twins with Danny Santana placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left shoulder.


8/28/2016 | Indians, Bauer take on Santiago in opener

The Twins are convinced Hector Santiago's bruised left thumb has healed enough to take the mound in the series opener against the Indians on Monday.


8/28/2016 | Santana placed on DL; Schafer called up

The Twins replaced center fielder Danny Santana with Eddie Rosario to start the bottom of the second on Sunday afternoon at Rogers Centre.


8/28/2016 | Twins not concerned with Santiago's thumb

The Twins aren't concerned about the health of Hector Santiago, and he will start the series opener against the Indians on Monday.


8/28/2016 | Molitor reflects on three seasons in Toronto

Visits to Toronto are always a little extra special for Twins manager Paul Molitor.


8/28/2016 | Groome, Gonsalves among top prospect performers Saturday

It hasn't taken Jason Groome long to reward the Red Sox for rolling the dice on him with the No. 12 overall pick in the 2016 Draft.


8/27/2016 | Santana gives up season-high 6 runs as gem unravels

Ervin Santana entered Saturday's outing against the Blue Jays as one of the hottest pitchers in the Major Leagues, and for five innings, he looked as though he would turn in another gem.


8/27/2016 | Upton Jr.'s sensational sprint caps Blue Jays' win

Melvin Upton Jr. served what looked like a soft single into right field, but it took him on a non-stop trip around the bases


8/27/2016 | Blue Jays, Dickey look to build East lead vs. Twins

The Blue Jays will look to continue their upward momentum in the American League East standings, while the Twins hope to end their nine-game losing streak when the two teams meet up in the series finale on Sunday at Rogers Centre.


8/27/2016 | Mauer (quads) feeling better, returns to lineup

Twins first baseman Joe Mauer returned to the lineup for Saturday's game against the Blue Jays, batting second and playing first base.


8/27/2016 | McKenzie, Borucki among top prospect performers Friday

Fans in attendance for Friday's matchup between Class A Lake County and Lansing were treated to a pitchers' duel between starters Triston McKenzie and Ryan Borucki, who combined for 11 scoreless innings and 18 strikeouts.


8/26/2016 | Molitor hoping Twins make most of opportunities

Prior to Friday's series opener against the Blue Jays, Twins manager Paul Molitor called a rare team meeting in an attempt to get his group on the same page with a little over a month remaining in the season.


8/26/2016 | Stroman, Santana square off in Saturday matinee

Blue Jays right-hander Marcus Stroman will look to continue his stretch of hot starts when he gets the ball on Saturday afternoon for Toronto in the second of a three-game series against the Twins. The Blue Jays took sole possession of first place in the American League East with a rout in the opener.


8/26/2016 | Blue Jays alone in first with offensive outpouring

The Blue Jays' offense finally came back to life on Friday, recording 15 hits in Toronto's 15-8 rout of the Twins.


8/26/2016 | Wimmers promoted, makes successful MLB debut

Former first-round Draft pick Alex Wimmers has finally received his call to the Majors.


8/26/2016 | Brinson among top prospect performers Thursday

Brewers No. 2 prospect Lewis Brinson was among the top prospect performers in the Minors on Thursday.


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.




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