| May 12, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The Orioles played one of their better all-around games of the young season Sunday, using three homers and strong pitching to shut out the Minnesota Twins, 6-0, while capturing their ninth series victory in 12 opportunities.
And yet the Orioles fly...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:06 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
five -- consecutive quality starts for Chris Tillman.
Right-hander Chris Tillman pitched seven strong innings Tuesday night, allowing four...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 1:30 PM
The Orioles are opening their eight-game road trip tonight in Minneapolis, where they will play the opener of their four-game series with the Twins here at Target Field.
The Orioles might be getting Minnesota at the right time. The Twins have lost five...
| Mar 28, 2014
PEORIA, Ariz. Within 48 hours, the Seattle Mariners lost a veteran left-handed pitcher slated for their starting rotation and acquired a veteran right-hander pitcher to put into his place.
So the main difference between the loss and acquisition? About 10...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 6:50 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. Josmil Pinto and Jason Kubel locked up roster spots, Matt Guerrier and Michael Tonkin failed to win them, and Jason Bartlett has a few more days to convince the Twins' decision-makers that he's worth one again.
Minnesota's roster is much...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 9:20 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. The Minnesota Twins completed their Opening Day team on Thursday by awarding roster spots to a pitcher, a hitter and a chemist.
Kyle Gibson officially became Minnesota's fifth starter, Chris Colabello was rewarded for batting .350 this...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:50 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. The Twins might be forced to cut ties Thursday with one of the better bargains they have uncovered lately. Maybe that's symbolic because the Twins believe that money isn't their biggest problem anymore.
Scott Diamond, a Rule 5 draft...
| May 4, 2013
| 4:42 PM
The Cardinals visit the Cubs for the first time this week. Fireworks are not expected.
But when the Red Sox's Clay Buchholz pitches against the Blue Jays next Saturday, that should be interesting. You know you are doing something right when rivals...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 8:48 PM
Joe Mauer homered, rookie Cole De Vries threw six strong innings and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Saturday to sweep a day-night doubleheader.
Josh Willingham and Chris Parmelee also homered for the Twins, who finished June with a...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Jonathan Broxton expected Joe Mauer and Josh Willingham to pull the ball. Instead, they both stroked opposite-field hits to give Minnesota the win.
Mauer went 3-for-4 and scored the winning run in the 11th inning to lead the Twins to a 2-1 victory over...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Lorenzo Cain drove in three runs and Alex Gordon had three hits and scored two runs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 7-3 on Saturday night.
Cain delivered run-producing singles in the first and fifth innings and he had an RBI-double...
| Aug 21, 2012
1. Nationals (1): Look for the lineup to start clicking soon with Ian Desmond back in the lineup and Bryce Harper heating up. Jayson Werth has been a major contributor since he came off the disabled list.
2. Reds (2): Doubleheader on Saturday caused...