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5/27/2016 | Plouffe leaves game with right MCL sprain

Twins starting third baseman Trevor Plouffe left Friday's game against the Mariners in the fourth inning with a mild MCL sprain of his right knee.


5/27/2016 | Twins suspend pitching coach Allen

The Minnesota Twins have indefinitely suspended, with pay, pitching coach Neil Allen for his pending DWI charge.


5/27/2016 | Twin-killing: Bats, Dean lift Twins over Seattle

The Twins got to Felix Hernandez for five runs in the third inning on Friday and rookie pitcher Pat Dean did the rest, striking out eight over seven innings in earning his first Major League victory.


5/27/2016 | Hughes, Miley square off at Safeco Field

Phil Hughes looks for his first victory since April 18 as he takes on the Mariners and Wade Miley at Safeco Field. Miley has won his last three starts.


5/27/2016 | Improved Sano vital to Twins' turnaround

There is nothing more to be done about the first 46 games of the season. But you had to like what manager Paul Molitor said in regard to Miguel Sano: "It's a tough game. He's kind of learned that."


5/26/2016 | Twins suspend coach Allen after DWI charge

The Minnesota Twins announced Thursday that they have indefinitely suspended, with pay, pitching coach Neil Allen for his pending DWI charge.


5/26/2016 | Inbox: After slow start, are changes in store?

It's been a step back for Minnesota after last year's surprising season, and there are lots of questions to be answered. With that in mind, here's this week's Twins Inbox.


5/25/2016 | Round-trippers, snapped skids help Twins regain 'swagger'

The Twins entered Wednesday's game against the Royals with an almost unthinkable 0-17 record against the division-rival Royals, Tigers and White Sox.


5/25/2016 | Twins select reliever Boshers' contract

With the bullpen being overworked the last few weeks, the Twins opted to select the contract of lefty reliever Buddy Boshers on Wednesday, placing outfielder Darin Mastroianni on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique. To make room for Boshers on the 40-man roster, closer Glen Perkins was transferred to the 60-day DL.


5/25/2016 | Felix, Mariners host Dean, Twins in opener

The American League West-leading Mariners are looking to keep it rolling when they host a Twins team that is running last in the AL Central in a three-game series that begins on Friday night at Safeco Field.


5/25/2016 | Group of Phillies among top prospect performers

Rhys Hoskins has hit his share of home runs this season, but none have been bigger than the walk-off grand slam he hit Tuesday to lead Double-A Reading past Erie, 11-9. Hoskins was among the top prospect performers on Tuesday.


5/24/2016 | Twins' bullpen is taxed, but does job vs. KC

Twins relievers Michael Tonkin, Ryan Pressly, Brandon Kintzler and Fernando Abad combined to give up one run over 5 1/3 innings, but it wasn't enough in a 7-4 loss at Target Field.


5/24/2016 | Ryan shows full support for Molitor, coaches

Twins general manager Terry Ryan has made it known he remains behind manager Paul Molitor despite Minnesota having the worst record in the Majors, but Ryan also said he supports the entire coaching staff.


5/24/2016 | Gee looking to stay hot in KC rotation vs. Duffey, Twins

Royals right-hander Dillon Gee (2-1, 2.90 ERA) will take the mound against Twins righty Tyler Duffey (1-3, 3.30) in the finale of this three-game set on Wednesday afternoon at Target Field.


5/24/2016 | Perez's HR, Cain's 4 hits push Royals past Twins

Lorenzo Cain tied a career high with four hits, while Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer to lift the Royals to a 7-4 win over the Twins on Tuesday night at Target Field.


5/24/2016 | Twins staying course with Molitor as skipper

When a team struggles to an 11-33 start, the conventional move -- the convenient, conventional move -- would be to dismiss the manager. This is not happening with the Twins, nor should it.


5/23/2016 | Sano learns tough outfield lesson against KC

Twins manager Paul Molitor is willing to be patient with Miguel Sano in his first season in right field and understands mistakes will happen as Sano makes the transition from the infield.


5/23/2016 | Dozier looking to lead, gets advice from Torii

After going 1-for-16 in the Twins' four-game series against the Blue Jays that saw his average tumble to .199, second baseman Brian Dozier woke up on Monday morning to a phone call from his former teammate Torii Hunter.


5/23/2016 | Escobar collects 2 hits after coming off DL

The Twins activated shortstop Eduardo Escobar from the 15-day disabled list before Monday's game against the Royals, and optioned infielder Jorge Polanco to Triple-A Rochester.


5/23/2016 | Volquez eyeing continued success vs. Santana, Twins

Royals right-hander Edinson Volquez will take the mound against one of his favorite opponents on Tuesday as the Twins counter with righty Ervin Santana at Target Field.


5/23/2016 | Royals' bats pour it on as Perez goes 5-for-5

Salvador Perez was a homer short of the cycle, going a career-best 5-for-5 with a double and a triple, to help lead the Royals to a 10-4 win over the Twins on Monday night at Target Field.


5/23/2016 | Rays' Adames, Dodgers' Bellinger 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.


5/23/2016 | Legends set to welcome stars of the future at 2016 MLB Draft

Major League Baseball announced the annual list of club reps for the 2016 MLB Draft on Monday, and as usual it is a star-studded gathering from the past that will man the phones and help welcome the future on the first night of selections.


5/22/2016 | Dozier, Twins can't finish off another comeback

The Twins entered the eighth inning Sunday in almost the exact same situation as Saturday, as in both games they had one hit entering the eighth and trailed by two runs before getting two runners to reach base with nobody out. But unlike Saturday, when Danny Santana hit a game-tying two-run double before Eduardo Nunez launched a go-ahead three-run homer, Brian Dozier grounded into a double play and Nunez flied out to center in a 3-1 loss to Toronto at Target Field.


5/22/2016 | Stroman stifles Twins after Jays' leadoff homers

Marcus Stroman limited the Twins to three hits over 7 2/3 strong innings, and he was backed by consecutive homers to open the game from Jose Bautista and Josh Donaldson to lift the Blue Jays to a 3-1 win on Sunday at Target Field.




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