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  • Gibson eyes another strong start vs. Tigers
    Right-hander Kyle Gibson (6-9, 3.49 ERA) starts for the Twins in the second game of the four-game series against the Tigers tonight at 7:10 p.m. CT. Gibson was impressive last time out, limiting Detroit to one run over seven innings in a win. The Tigers will start lefty Matthew Boyd (7-10, 4.20).
  • Twins' bats explode for best night of '18 in win
    The Twins set a season high in runs on Thursday against the Tigers, thanks to three runs in the first inning, five in the second and then seven in the sixth. Logan Forsythe had a career-high five hits, while Jorge Polanco homered and had four RBIs. Francisco Liriano allowed eight runs (four earned) over 1 2/3 innings for Detroit, which got home runs from Nicholas Castellanos, Mikie Mahtook, James McCann and Niko Goodrum.
  • Mejia (wrist) diagnosed with nerve irritation
    After a visit to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Twins left-hander Adalberto Mejia was diagnosed with nerve irritation in his left wrist.
  • Rosario's bat is a game-changing tool
    Francisco Lindor, Jose Ramirez, Jose Berrios, Eddie Rosario, a healthy Miguel Cabrera and Jose Abreu are a few names that come to mind when talking about elite talent in the American League Central.
  • Every 30-30 season, ranked by club
    The marvel of the 30-30 club is predicated on the rare combination of speed and power it takes to swipe 30 bases and bash 30 homers in the same season.
  • Forsythe (3 RBIs) leads Twins' rally over Bucs
    Hot-hitting Logan Forsythe was big again with three RBIs, including a go-ahead two-run single in the sixth, to lift the Twins to a win over the Pirates on Wednesday afternoon at Target Field. He helped the Twins to an early lead, singling home Miguel Sano in the second off Chris Archer to tie the game before scoring on a bloop RBI single from Bobby Wilson. Archer was charged with four earned runs on six hits over five-plus innings in his third start for the Pirates.
  • Twins' nicknames for Players' Weekend
    For the second consecutive year, Major Leaguers will put their personalities and passions on the field when Players' Weekend takes center stage during all games from Friday, Aug. 24, through Sunday, Aug. 26.
  • Twins' Top 30 prospects list
    Who do the Twins have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Minnesota's Top 30 Prospects on MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.
  • West works 5,164th game, 2nd among umps
    Longtime umpire Joe West worked the 5,164th game of his Major League career on Wednesday afternoon at Target Field, breaking a tie with Bruce Froemming for second most on the all-time list.
  • Grossman (hamstring) to begin rehab
    Outfielder Robbie Grossman, who is on the disabled list with a strained right hamstring, will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester on Thursday, Twins manager Paul Molitor said Wednesday.
  • Twins stay hot at Target as they beat the Bucs
    Jorge Polanco and Jake Cave helped spark a three-run fourth, while Miguel Sano hit a two-run homer in the eighth to back starter Jake Odorizzi in a 5-2 win over Pittsburgh on Tuesday. It helped the Twins improve to 15-4 over their last 19 games at Target Field.
  • Kirilloff extends streak to 13 games
    Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Wednesday.
  • Buxton comes off Minors DL, rejoins Rochester
    Center fielder Byron Buxton, who has been plagued by a left wrist strain, was activated from the Minor League disabled list on Tuesday, and rejoined Triple-A Rochester.
  • Twins' best Aug. trade returned HOFer Blyleven
    While the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline rightfully garners the lion's share of attention when it comes to each year's trade season, there have been numerous deals struck during the month of August that have been impactful down the stretch and in subsequent years. Here's a look at the best August trade each team has ever made.
  • Lewis, Kirilloff star for Miracle
    Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Tuesday.
  • Inbox: What are Twins' plans moving forward?
    The development of young players will be key down the stretch, and a wave of exciting September callups should be coming in a few weeks. Here's a look at a few of the issues the Twins are facing in this week's Inbox.
  • Stewart delivers mixed bag in Twins' debut
    Kohl Stewart's Major League debut Sunday afternoon was a mixed bag of positives and negatives. Stewart threw 4 1/3 innings against the Tigers at Comerica Park and was charged with the loss in a 4-2 game.
  • Garver-Wilson duo navigating catcher duties
    When Jason Castro's season was derailed in early May with a meniscus tear in his right knee, manager Paul Molitor and the Twins' staff had to devise a plan to get through the year without an everyday catcher. After reviewing the eye test and analytics, the answer was to split the duties between Bobby Wilson and Mitch Garver.
  • Each team's jersey number likely to be retired next
    Which active players might end up with their jerseys retired? Who potentially has that immortality in their future? We take a look at the most likely active player to someday have his number retired for every team.
  • Austin cranks homer to lift Twins in debut
    In his first game with the Twins on Saturday night, Tyler Austin's bat was a big difference in Minnesota's 4-3 win over the Tigers at Comerica Park. Austin's two-run homer in the 5th put the Twins ahead for good. Kyle Gibson worked seven innings of one-run ball to earn the win. Niko Goodrum homered for the second consecutive game in the ninth to pull the Tigers within a run.
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