‘I don’t think there’s a quitter in here,’ outfielder Myles Straw says after back-to-back walk-off wins
Posted: June 30, 2022, 11:47 pm
The Guardians provided more late-inning magic. They erased a two-run lead in the eighth vs. the Twins and won on a Andrés Giménez walk-off homer.
Posted: June 30, 2022, 10:20 pm
CLEVELAND — Before Thursday’s game against Cleveland, the culmination of eight meetings in 10 days against the Guardians, Twins manager Rocco Baldelli noted how he rarely speaks to his team after a loss, preferring to let players lead those discussions. But a couple of hours later — and for the second consecutive day — the Twins hobbled out of Progressive Field while the Guardians raucously …
Posted: June 30, 2022, 8:40 pm
Luis Arráez has always been an excellent hitter, but what he’s doing this season — with league-wide batting average at its lowest since 1967 — is turning heads around the league. The 25-year-old Venezuelan batted . at age 17 in the Dominican Summer League, .
Posted: June 30, 2022, 4:35 pm
Scott Pianowski runs down Wednesday’s need-to-know fantasy notes.
Posted: June 30, 2022, 4:05 pm
CLEVELAND — The Twins have a two-game lead in the American League Central over the Guardians as the teams meet today (12:10 p.m., BSN) at Progressive Field. But the Twins’ lead could be much larger. Wednesday’s 7-6 loss in 10 innings was thanks to poor relief pitching by Emilio Pagan and Jharel Cotton, who combined to give up a three-run lead. Both faced the music afterwards, but it’s the …
Posted: June 30, 2022, 3:37 pm
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KWSN.com) — From the KWSN.com Sports Desk, here’s the Morning Sports Update for Thursday, June 30. Josh Naylor hit a two-run homer with two outs in the 10th inning, completing a four-run rally that gave the Cleveland Guardians a 7-6 victory over the Minnesota Twins. The teams have split four games in the five-game series, keeping the Twins’ lead over the second-place Guardians in the AL Central at two.
Posted: June 30, 2022, 1:13 pm
The veteran continued his stellar comeback campaign, shutting out the Mets for eight innings while allowing two hits and one walk. The game remained tied at zero into the ninth, where Jason Castro crushed a two-run homer off Drew Smith for the lead: The Mets will have to lick their wounds after another two-game sweep at the hands of the Astros.
Posted: June 30, 2022, 12:00 pm
And their best bullpen arms in Caleb Thielbar, Griffin Jax and Jhoan Duran had already pitched scoreless innings. “We have to turn to another guy. We need a full bullpen.
Posted: June 30, 2022, 11:18 am
CLEVELAND — Wednesday’s walk-off loss will officially be credited to Jharel Cotton, whose last pitch to Josh Naylor ended up on the left-field concourse and was followed by a dramatic bat flip and frenzied celebration. But there’s plenty of blame to go around for the 10th-inning collapse the Twins suffered on Wednesday in Cleveland to the team closest to them in the standings, one which saw …
Posted: June 30, 2022, 4:09 am
Fox 9’s Pierre Noujaim sat down with Minnesota Twins infielder Luis Arraez, who is off to a hot start this season and is receiving All-Star consideration.
Posted: June 30, 2022, 1:41 am
Tyler Duffey walked into the interview room near the Twins clubhouse earlier this month and before the first question to him had been asked, he let his emotions be known. Duffey had entered in the seventh inning, the Twins trailing by a run. A single, intentional walk and three-run home run later, the New York Yankees had put the game out of reach. “It’s (expletive) frustrating,” Duffey said. …
Posted: June 30, 2022, 1:39 am
Alex Kirilloff ropes a drive to right-center field for a two-run home run, his first home run of the season, cutting the Twins’ deficit to 3-2 in the top of the 6th inning
Posted: June 30, 2022, 12:44 am
Jorge Polanco drove in three runs in his first game back from the injured list as the Minnesota Twins earned a win over the Cleveland Guardians.
Posted: June 29, 2022, 4:46 pm
Amed Rosario has a .936 OPS over the last two weeks, as he has begun to heat up just as he did a year ago.
Posted: June 29, 2022, 2:52 pm
Byron Buxton blasts his 20th home run of the season, increasing the Twins’ lead to 6-0 in the top of the 9th inning
Posted: June 29, 2022, 1:51 am
CLEVELAND — Joe Ryan found out via text message from a couple of former coaches. Tyler Duffey received messages from friends on other teams. Carlos Correa saw the news on Twitter and did a quick check to see if the source was verified before showing it to third baseman Gio Urshela, who was sitting next to him. Quickly, whispers of pitching coach Wes Johnson’s departure became the buzz on the …
Posted: June 28, 2022, 2:01 am