The Tigers’ Eric Haase (13) celebrated his game-tying grand slam in the ninth inning with first baseman Miguel Cabrera. The Tigers beat the Twins 6-

Twins fall in 11 innings after Robles gives up tying grand slam in ninth

The Twins blew a ninth-inning lead for the second day in a row, this time wasting a strong effort from Kenta Maeda.

With Cruz gone, Twins will divvy up DH duties

July 27
Now that Nelson Cruz (left) has taken his designated hitter skills to the Rays, Brent Rooker (right) stands to get more DH duty.
In six days since Nelson Cruz was traded to Tampa Bay, manager Rocco Baldelli has started Brent Rooker at DH three times, Josh Donaldson twice and Miguel Sano against the Tigers on Tuesday.

After talks break down, Buxton insists he wants to stay with Twins

July 27
When Byron Buxton has been healthy this season, he’s been one of the best talents in baseball. Unfortunately he’s missed 74 games.
Speaking at Target Field before Monday's game against the Tigers, Byron Buxton said he wanted to stay with the Twins, who selected him No. 2 overall in the 2012 draft.
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Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Alex Colome delivers during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday, Ju

Bad timing for more bad Twins bullpen news as deadline looms

If the Twins were hoping to salvage any prospects from their disappointing relief pitchers, this week might have doomed any deals for Hansel Robles and Alex Colome — and perhaps even Taylor Rogers.
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Tuesday's Twins-Detroit game recap

The Tigers' Eric Haase homered for the third time in eight games vs. the Twins this season, a game-tying, ninth-inning grand slam off Hansel Robles.
Mudonna and T.C. Bear joined St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter for the ceremonial first pitch at the St. Paul Saints home opener.
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Twins
July 27

Twins fall to Detroit in extra innings

The Twins gave up a game-tying grand slam in the ninth inning and lost to the Detroit Tigers 6-5 in 11 inning at Target Field on Tuesday.
Twins
July 27

A decade of Twins designated hitter leaders

Most starts at DH for the Twins over the past 10 years:
Twins
July 27

Saints score eight in first, five in second on way to blowout of Indy

No. 9 hitter Jimmy Kerrigan homered in each of the first two innings and drove in five runs, and the St. Paul Saints opened a six-game series with Indianapolis with an 16-1 victory at CHS Field on Tuesday.
Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer, right, point to each other as they acknowledge fans during a
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The Twins Beat
July 27
Kenta Maeda was on second base Monday as the 10th inning runner before scoring the winning run.

Rogers goes on injured list; Maeda will pitch as Twins meet Detroit

Kenta Maeda scored from second in Monday's 10-inning victory over the Tigers.
Twins
July 26
Max Kepler reacted after he hit an RBI single in the 10th inning that scored Kenta Maeda to top the Tigers.

Kepler delivers 10th-inning walkoff single as Twins outlast Tigers

Alex Colome gave up a tying two-run homer in the ninth inning after Taylor Rogers left because of an injury.

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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago White Sox 60 41 .594 0 35-17 25-24 5-5
    Cleveland 49 49 .500 9.5 25-23 24-26 4-6
    Detroit 48 55 .466 13 28-22 20-33 6-4
    Kansas City 43 56 .434 16 26-25 17-31 7-3
    Minnesota 43 59 .422 17.5 24-29 19-30 4-6
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Boston 62 39 .614 0 32-20 30-19 7-3
    Tampa Bay 60 41 .594 2 30-19 30-22 6-4
    NY Yankees 52 47 .525 9 27-23 25-24 6-4
    Toronto 49 47 .510 10.5 22-22 27-25 5-5
    Baltimore 34 65 .343 27 16-31 18-34 6-4
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 62 40 .608 0 34-20 28-20 6-4
    Oakland 56 46 .549 6 30-24 26-22 4-6
    Seattle 55 47 .539 7 33-22 22-25 6-4
    LA Angels 50 50 .500 11 28-23 22-27 5-5
    Texas 36 65 .356 25.5 23-25 13-40 1-9
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Milwaukee 59 42 .584 0 29-24 30-18 6-4
    Cincinnati 52 49 .515 7 26-26 26-23 4-6
    St. Louis 51 50 .505 8 28-20 23-30 7-3
    Chicago Cubs 50 52 .490 9.5 31-19 19-33 4-6
    Pittsburgh 38 62 .380 20.5 21-27 17-35 4-6
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    NY Mets 53 46 .535 0 31-17 22-29 6-4
    Philadelphia 50 50 .500 3.5 30-20 20-30 5-5
    Atlanta 50 51 .495 4 26-25 24-26 5-5
    Washington 46 54 .460 7.5 27-25 19-29 4-6
    Miami 44 57 .436 10 24-23 20-34 4-6
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    San Francisco 63 37 .630 0 32-15 31-22 5-5
    LA Dodgers 61 41 .598 3 33-18 28-23 4-6
    San Diego 59 44 .573 5.5 34-19 25-25 6-4
    Colorado 44 57 .436 19.5 33-20 11-37 4-6
    Arizona 31 71 .304 33 19-30 12-41 5-5
  • Batting Average
    J. Polanco MIN .264
    J. Donaldson MIN .250
  • Home Runs
    J. Donaldson MIN 16
    M. Sano MIN 15
    J. Polanco MIN 14
    M. Kepler MIN 13
    M. Garver MIN 11
  • Runs Batted In
    J. Polanco MIN 49
    J. Donaldson MIN 44
    M. Kepler MIN 39
    M. Sano MIN 36
    A. Kirilloff MIN 34
  • Wins
    J. Berrios MIN 7
    J. Happ MIN 5
    K. Maeda MIN 4
    M. Pineda MIN 4
    (3) Players 3
  • Strikeouts
    J. Berrios MIN 126
    K. Maeda MIN 90
    J. Happ MIN 75
    M. Pineda MIN 64
    T. Rogers MIN 59
  • Batting Average
    V. Guerrero Jr. TOR .328
    M. Brantley HOU .326
    C. Mullins BAL .319
    Y. Gurriel HOU .313
    D. Fletcher LAA .309
  • Runs Batted In
    R. Devers BOS 81
    V. Guerrero Jr. TOR 80
    S. Ohtani LAA 78
    J. Abreu CWS 75
    A. Meadows TB 71
  • Earned Run Average
    L. Lynn CWS 1.91
    G. Cole NYY 2.74
    K. Gibson TEX 2.87
    R. Ray TOR 3.12
    S. Manaea OAK 3.16
  • Wins
    Z. Greinke HOU 10
    G. Cole NYY 10
    L. Lynn CWS 10
    C. Bassitt OAK 10
    A. Civale CLE 10
  • Saves
    L. Hendriks CWS 25
    M. Barnes BOS 22
    R. Iglesias LAA 21
    A. Chapman NYY 19
    R. Pressly HOU 18
  • Batting Average
    N. Castellanos CIN .329
    A. Frazier SD .325
    T. Turner WAS .322
    J. Segura PHI .310
    B. Reynolds PIT .309
  • Home Runs
    F. Tatis Jr. SD 31
    K. Schwarber WAS 25
    R. Acuna Jr. ATL 24
    F. Freeman ATL 23
    (6) Players 22
  • Runs Batted In
    J. Aguilar MIA 72
    M. Machado SD 71
    F. Tatis Jr. SD 69
    A. Duvall MIA 68
    O. Albies ATL 68
  • Earned Run Average
    C. Burnes MIL 2.12
    B. Woodruff MIL 2.14
    K. Gausman SF 2.21
    F. Peralta MIL 2.29
    W. Buehler LAD 2.31
  • Wins
    K. Hendricks CHC 12
    J. Urias LAD 12
    C. Morton ATL 10
    A. DeSclafani SF 10
    W. Buehler LAD 10
  • Saves
    M. Melancon SD 31
    A. Reyes STL 24
    C. Kimbrel CHC 23
    K. Jansen LAD 22
    E. Diaz NYM 22
  • Monday, July 26
    Atlanta 2, NY Mets 0, F Philadelphia 6, Washington 5, F Boston 5, Toronto 4, F
    Chicago Cubs 6, Cincinnati 5, F Kansas City 4, Chicago White Sox 3, F Minnesota 6, Detroit 5, F
    NY Mets 1, Atlanta 0, F LA Angels 6, Colorado 2, F Seattle 11, Houston 8, F
  • Tuesday, July 27
    Miami 7, Baltimore 3, F Washington 6, Philadelphia 4, F Milwaukee 9, Pittsburgh 0, F
    Toronto @ Boston St. Louis 4, Cleveland 2, F Atlanta 12, NY Mets 5, F
    NY Yankees 4, Tampa Bay 3, F Cincinnati 7, Chicago Cubs 4, F Texas 5, Arizona 4, F
    Chicago White Sox 5, Kansas City 3, F Detroit 6, Minnesota 5, F Colorado 12, LA Angels 3, F
    San Francisco 2, LA Dodgers 1, F San Diego 7, Oakland 4, F Houston 8, Seattle 6, F
  • Today, July 28
    St. Louis @ Cleveland Detroit @ Minnesota Toronto @ Boston
    Houston @ Seattle Oakland @ San Diego Miami @ Baltimore
    Washington @ Philadelphia Milwaukee @ Pittsburgh Toronto @ Boston
    Atlanta @ NY Mets NY Yankees @ Tampa Bay Cincinnati @ Chicago Cubs
    Arizona @ Texas Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City Colorado @ LA Angels
    LA Dodgers @ San Francisco
  • Thursday, July 29
    Atlanta @ NY Mets Washington @ Philadelphia NY Yankees @ Tampa Bay
    Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City Cincinnati @ Chicago Cubs LA Dodgers @ San Francisco
    Milwaukee @ Pittsburgh Toronto @ Boston Baltimore @ Detroit
    Oakland @ LA Angels Colorado @ San Diego
  • Friday, July 30
    Philadelphia @ Pittsburgh Chicago Cubs @ Washington Kansas City @ Toronto
    Baltimore @ Detroit NY Yankees @ Miami Cincinnati @ NY Mets
    Boston @ Tampa Bay Milwaukee @ Atlanta Seattle @ Texas
    Cleveland @ Chicago White Sox Minnesota @ St. Louis Oakland @ LA Angels
    LA Dodgers @ Arizona Houston @ San Francisco Colorado @ San Diego
  • Saturday, July 31
    Kansas City @ Toronto Oakland @ LA Angels Houston @ San Francisco
    Baltimore @ Detroit NY Yankees @ Miami Boston @ Tampa Bay
    Philadelphia @ Pittsburgh Seattle @ Texas Chicago Cubs @ Washington
    Cleveland @ Chicago White Sox Cincinnati @ NY Mets Minnesota @ St. Louis
    Milwaukee @ Atlanta LA Dodgers @ Arizona Colorado @ San Diego
  • Sunday, August 1
    Philadelphia @ Pittsburgh Chicago Cubs @ Washington Kansas City @ Toronto
    Baltimore @ Detroit NY Yankees @ Miami Cincinnati @ NY Mets
    Milwaukee @ Atlanta Cleveland @ Chicago White Sox Minnesota @ St. Louis
    Seattle @ Texas Houston @ San Francisco Oakland @ LA Angels
    LA Dodgers @ Arizona Colorado @ San Diego Boston @ Tampa Bay
  • Monday, August 2
    Cleveland @ Toronto Baltimore @ NY Yankees Philadelphia @ Washington
    NY Mets @ Miami Seattle @ Tampa Bay LA Angels @ Texas
    Pittsburgh @ Milwaukee San Francisco @ Arizona
Twins
July 26
Chase Petty made his way to the stage after being selected by the Twins on July 11.

Twins sign first-round pick Chase Petty for $2.5 million

The New Jersey high school standout had committed to play for Florida, but will now start his pro career.
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The Twins Beat
July 26
Michael Pineda

Michael Pineda starts as Twins meet Tigers in all-too-familiar series

The teams are playing for the third time since July 8 after meeting in seven consecutive games around the All-Star break.
Randball
July 26
Byron Buxton has been on the injured list 11 times. But he’s still worth the risk.

The Twins paid Josh Donaldson. What should that mean for Buxton?

The Twins doled out $92 million guaranteed over four seasons for an aging corner infielder with an injury history. By that standard, RandBall says ponying up for Buxton should be an easy call.
Sports
July 26
Big takes: Reusse on Jose Berrios, Aaron Rodgers and more

Big takes: Reusse on Jose Berrios, Aaron Rodgers and more

Patrick Reusse looks ahead with Michael Rand to some of the huge story lines in sports this week, including the baseball trade deadline and opening of NFL training camps.
Twins
July 26
Byron Buxton, sliding into third base in April, has missed 73 games this season and has played in only 321 of the Twins’ 646 games over the past fiv

Buxton, Twins fail to land on deal with trade deadline approaching

Both sides rejected offers this weekend, and if the Twins don't believe a long-term contract can be reached, they might begin a massive rebuild within days.
Twins
July 26
Thanks for the memories, Nelson Cruz.

Neal: Keep the big moves comin', Twins

With an eye on 2023, the Twins should be ultra-aggressive at the trade deadline. Don't just tweak the roster. Reach for the detonator.
Twins
July 26

Five-run inning costs the Saints

Nick Pratto's grand slam was part of Omaha's big rally in the seventh inning to down the Saints 9-6.
Twins
July 25

Sunday's Twins-Angels game recap

Angels righthander Jaime Barria gave up back-to-back homers to start the game, then only two singles and no runs over the rest of his seven innings.
Twins
July 25
The Angels’ Shohei Ohtani jogged home after his solo home run off Twins reliever Danny Coulombe in the sixth inning Sunday.

Twins come out swinging, then fizzle in 6-2 loss to Angels

Max Kepler and Brent Rooker homered in the bottom of the first inning, but the Twins produced little offense the rest of the way.
Twins
July 25
Tigers star Miguel Cabrera reacted to an inside pitch Sunday at Kansas City, when Detroit lost its seventh consecutive road game.

Twins-Detroit series preview

Two teams grown very familiar with each other in July meet again, this time for a three-game series at Target Field.
The Twins Beat
July 25
Jake Cave, back from a back injury that sidelined him for 74 days, is the Twins’ third different center fielder in three days.

Cave starts in center field as Ober faces Angels in finale

With Jake Cave back, Nick Gordon moves back to infield today.
Twins
July 25
Patrick Sandoval was greeted in the dugout by Shohei Ohtani after getting pulled in the ninth inning against the Twins on Saturday night at Target Fie

Saturday's Twins-Angels recap

A quick look at Saturday's near-no-hitter.
Sports
July 24
Tomas Telis.

Saints win sixth in seven games

Tomas Telis hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the seventh inning.