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  • Twins split on South Side, lead for 2nd WC
    Blasts from Jorge Polanco and Brian Dozier highlighted a four-homer performance as the Minnesota Twins stormed to a 10-2 win and split a straight doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field on Monday.
  • Polanco's two homers fill Twins' power void
    Jorge Polanco hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning to nearly complete a comeback in Game 1's 7-6 loss to the White Sox before crushing a three-run homer to ignite six-run second in a 10-2 win in the nightcap of Monday's doubleheader.
  • Photo of the Day: Total eclipse of the Bart
    Photo of the Day: Total eclipse of the Bart
  • Sano favors 'Boqueton' for Players Weekend
    Ever since he was a kid in the Dominican Republic, Miguel Sano has always been noticeable on the baseball field. Sano likes to have fun, and can be a bit of a character, leading to his nickname, "Boqueton," which roughly translates to "Big Mouth."
  • Late comeback comes up run short in Game 1
    Left-hander Carlos Rodon continued his impressive run with 6 1/3 strong innings and was backed by a three-run homer from Yolmer Sanchez and a solo shot from Jose Abreu in a 7-6 win over the Twins in Game 1 of Monday's doubleheader at Guaranteed Rate Field.
  • Gibson out to boost Twins' Wild Card hopes
    While it won't Lucas Giolito's Major League debut, there will be a similar buzz when he takes the mound at Guaranteed Rate Field on Tuesday. Giolito, the White Sox No. 6 prospect and the No. 59 in baseball according to MLBPipeline.com, will make his club debut in the third of five games in a four-day span against righty Kyle Gibson and the Twins.
  • Lewis hits first homer for Cedar Rapids
    Francisco Mejia and Bobby Bradley helped bring Akron's five-game losing streak to an end as the duo combined for five extra-base hits, five runs and six RBIs in a 13-5 victory against Harrisburg.
  • 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 MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • With Sano officially on DL, Twins recall Vargas
    The Twins officially placed third baseman Miguel Sano on the 10-day disabled list Monday with a stress reaction to his left shin. In a corresponding move, first baseman/designated hitter Kennys Vargas was recalled from Triple-A Rochester.
  • 44 is the new 30: Colon has W vs. all MLB teams
    Arizona left fielder Gregor Blanco hovered over home plate, almost as if he were frozen in place by an 85.5 mph fastball from Bartolo Colon to end the sixth inning. Colon walked off the mound, while Blanco could merely watch following the strikeout.
  • Rosario rakes slam in Twins' 9-run first frame
    Twins outfielder Eddie Rosario delivered the signature blow of a nine-run first inning in Minnesota's 12-5 victory over Arizona at Target Field on Sunday.
  • Twins set to participate in fun Players Weekend
    Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association are introducing the inaugural Players Weekend, this Friday through Sunday, when all players will wear colorful, non-traditional uniforms featuring alternate designs, and Twins players are excited for the chance to show off their personalities to the fans.
  • Rooker lands on 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.
  • Twins sweep D-backs behind early outburst
    They played 8 1/2 innings at Target Field on Sunday afternoon, but the D-backs-Twins game was decided much earlier when Minnesota scored nine runs in the first inning en route to a 12-5 win and a sweep of the three-game series.
  • MacPhail inducted into Twins Hall of Fame
    The Twins wrapped up an eventful weekend at Target Field by inducting former general manager Andy MacPhail into the team's Hall of Fame on Sunday ahead of Minnesota's 12-5 win over Arizona. MacPhail became the 30th member of the Twins Hall of Fame, one day after Michael Cuddyer was inducted. MacPhail served as GM for Minnesota from 1985-94 before he became president and CEO of the Cubs in '95.
  • Lewis collects four hits for Cedar Rapids
    Yankees prospects Miguel Andujar and Domingo German led Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to a 3-0 win over Durham with a pair of strong performances on Sunday.
  • Big 4th, Berrios keep Twins tied for 2nd WC
    The bottom of the fourth inning started innocently enough with a single to right, but when it ended nine batters and five runs later, the Twins had firm control of the game as they went on to beat the D-backs for the second straight night, 5-0, on Saturday at Target Field.
  • Berrios avoids early pitfall, twirls 7 scoreless
    Twins right-hander Jose Berrios emphatically punched his glove as he walked off the mound in the moments after striking out Paul Goldschmidt to end the first inning. It was quite a feat for Berrios, who had struggled in the opening frame in his previous two outings, in what culminated into a gem. Berrios spun seven frames of two-hit ball to help push Minnesota past Arizona, 5-0, on Saturday at Target Field.
  • Cuddyer calls Twins HOF 'pinnacle' of career
    Saturday was a special day for former Twins star Michael Cuddyer, even if it was not one he sought when he was playing. Before the Twins played the D-backs at Target Field, he became the 29th member enshrined in the Twins Hall of Fame.
  • Twins erupt for 6 HRs to back Ervin's effort
    The Twins hit six homers to overcome a three-run deficit and back right-hander Ervin Santana in a 10-3 win over the D-backs in Friday night's Interleague series opener at Target Field.
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