9/3/2015 | Despite loss, Twins happy with homestand
With a playoff berth at stake, every game has taken on added importance for the Twins. And Thursday's is one they probably would like back. After being staked to a 4-1 lead in the third, the Twins watched as the White Sox scored five unanswered runs for a 6-4 victory. But despite the loss, the Twins wrapped up a successful homestand in which they took four of six from the Astros and White Sox.
9/3/2015 | Molitor rests Sano due to balky hamstring
If it were April, Miguel Sano might have landed on the disabled list. If the Twins were out of contention, they might have the option to rest their prized rookie for more than just a day. But with the calendar having flipped to September, Sano has proven too valuable to take out for an extended period of time, despite a nagging right hamstring strain.
9/3/2015 | Perkins won't join Twins on road after setback
Twins pitchers Glen Perkins and Phil Hughes are both dealing with back injuries, but Perkins suffered a setback in his bout with back spasms, while Hughes took a step forward by throwing a bullpen session without any issues on Thursday.
9/2/2015 | Milone turns a corner in dominant outing vs. Sox
Since coming off the 15-day disabled list on Aug. 16, Twins left-hander Tommy Milone has had trouble going deep into games, but he reversed that trend Wednesday night.
9/2/2015 | Perkins day-to-day with back spasms
All-Star closer Glen Perkins was unavailable, once again dealing with back spasms.
9/2/2015 | Twins won't call up pitching prospect Berrios
Top pitching prospect Jose Berrios will not be called up to the Majors as a September callup, Twins general manager Terry Ryan said Wednesday.
9/2/2015 | Twins continue playoff push vs. Samardzija, Sox
Jeff Samardzija will look to get back on track in his first September start, facing a team he has pitched relatively well against this season in Minnesota.
9/2/2015 | Sano named AL Rookie of the Month
Twins third baseman/designated hitter Miguel Sano has been named the American League Rookie of the Month.
9/2/2015 | 6 players who will decide the AL Wild Card race
With just one month left in the regular season, some division races appear all but wrapped up, and even the National League Wild Card spots look likely to go to the Pirates and Cubs -- barring a Cardinals collapse and a torrid streak from the Giants in an odd-numbered year. But there is at least one race that will go to the wire: The American League Wild Card.
9/2/2015 | Escobar raising the bar with everyday role
Eduardo Escobar carried over a hot August into the first day of September, going 3-for-4 in Tuesday's 8-6 victory over the White Sox and sparking the Twins' three-run, eighth-inning rally.
9/2/2015 | Limited by injury, Sano slows down HR trot
Twins rookie slugger Miguel Sano has been nursing a mild right hamstring strain since Thursday, and has been told by the Twins coaching staff to take it easy on the bases.
9/2/2015 | Twins look to start 'Septober' run against White Sox
Shortly before kicking off their series against the White Sox on Tuesday, Twins players were sporting new shirts. "We own Septober," read Miguel Sano's new shirt. Right fielder Torii Hunter's said "In Minnesota, it's called Septober."
9/1/2015 | Walker among prospects headed to AFL
Adam Brett Walker headlines the list of seven Twins prospects headed to Scottsdale, Ariz., to play in the Arizona Fall League this October.
9/1/2015 | Fall League rosters packed with elite prospects
Philadelphia's J.P. Crawford, St. Louis' Alex Reyes and Pittsburgh's Austin Meadows are among nine Top 100 Prospects on the preliminary 2015 rosters released by the Arizona Fall League on Tuesday.
9/1/2015 | Twins call up 5, including Santana and Vargas
The Twins have recalled infielder Danny Santana, first baseman Kennys Vargas and right-handed pitchers A.J. Achter and Michael Tonkin from Triple-A Rochester. Minnesota also selected the contract of catcher Eric Fryer.