| Apr 12, 2012
| 1:05 AM
MINNEAPOLIS - Jamey Carroll and the Minnesota Twins were in one heck of an offensive slump to start the season and badly in need of a pick-me-up to get them going.
Little did they know that 4-year-old Cole Carroll would be the one to provide it.
| Jan 7, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Men's College Basketball-Florida at Tennessee, 10 a.m. (ESPN2); Duke at Georgia Tech, 11 a.m. (ESPNU); Nebraska at Illinois, Noon (Big 10 Network); Washington at Utah, 1 p.m. (FXSP); Kansas at Oklahoma, 1 p.m. (ESPNU); Ohio State at...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Josh Willingham had three hits and came a homer away from hitting for the cycle to help the Minnesota Twins snap their six-game losing streak by beating the Kansas City Royals 7-4 Sunday.
Jason Marquis (2-0) threw six strong innings for Minnesota, who...
| May 13, 2012
| 7:14 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — Despite 10 home runs in 10 career games at Target Field, Jose Bautista said there isn’t anything special about the Minnesota Twins’ ballpark that helps him find his swing. It has more to do with the opposing pitching...
| May 14, 2012
| 7:07 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — Scott Diamond has been with the Minnesota Twins for less than a week, and he already has accounted for one-fifth of the team’s wins.
Diamond pitched seven shutout innings, Brian Dozier hit his first career homer and the...
| May 17, 2012
| 1:05 AM
DETROIT - Starting pitching remains a disaster for the Minnesota Twins, but on a night when Nick Blackburn turned in one of the most demoralizing performances of the season, they still had reason to smile.
Blackburn squandered an early four-run lead and...
| May 28, 2012
| 5:36 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — The Detroit Tigers were supposed to be scoring a lot more runs than they have so far this season. They nearly cost themselves this three-game sweep at Minnesota by leaving eight runners in scoring position.
But Miguel Cabrera and...
| May 29, 2012
| 5:53 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — Matt Capps came to the mound for Minnesota with the familiar soundtrack of Metallica music and a round of boos.
Nobody at Target Field was cheering louder at the end than his teammates.
Justin Morneau’s tying double in the...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Justin Morneau drove in two runs and Minnesota rookie Cole De Vries beat the Kansas City Royals again 3-1 on Saturday in the first game of a doubleheader.
De Vries (4-5) has four career victories and three of them are against the Royals. He limited...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Tony Abreu drove in three runs and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 6-4 Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Abreu's three RBIs matched his career high, set on Sept. 18, 2007 while with Arizona at Colorado.
Abreu, appearing in...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Gordon Beckham hit a two-run homer and Hector Santiago won in his first major league start as the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 on Monday night.
After falling out of sole possession of first place in the AL Central on Sunday night...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 7:23 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — Justin Morneau provided a reminder Sunday of what he can do when he is healthy. After injuries caused the former AL MVP to miss all or most of the past three Septembers, Morneau is finally finishing a season in good health. And his two...