Not even freezing weather and snow showers could cool down Rafael Devers and the Boston Red Sox in Tuesday afternoon’s series opener with the Minnesota Twins in Minneapolis. The 24-year-old Devers homered for the fourth consecutive game in the ninth inning to seal a 4-2 victory over the Twins asthe American League East leading Red Sox extended their win streak to seven.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 7:29 am
Boston Red Sox (7-3) vs. Minnesota Twins (5-5) Minneapolis; Wednesday, 2:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Nathan Eovaldi (1-1, 1.46 ERA) Twins: Kenta Maeda (1-0, 2.61 ERA) BOTTOM LINE: The Minnesota Twins enter the game as losers of their last three games. The Twins went 24-7 on their home field in 2020.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 7:21 am
Rafael Devers homered for the fourth straight game and the streaking Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 on a snowy Tuesday afternoon in a series opener moved back following the fatal police shooting of a Black man in a nearby suburb. Hunter Renfroe hit a solo homer and Bobby Dalbec added a pair of RBI doubles as Boston won its seventh in a row after losing its first three games of the season. I felt good today.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 6:12 am
Martín Pérez got the job done for the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday in his second start of the season. In a 4-2 win over the Minnesota Twins, the pitcher went five innings allowing two earned runs with two strikeouts. It was the first inning when things were a little shaky, with the lefty giving up a double, hitting a batter and walking the next right off the bat.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 12:20 am
The Daunte Wright killing has garnered reactions from every corner of the professional sports world, from basketball coaches to baseball players.
Posted: April 13, 2021, 9:35 pm
The Nets and Timberwolves are making up their postponed Monday contest quickly, as the league set a 4 p.m. ET start on Tuesday.
Posted: April 13, 2021, 4:57 pm
In the immediate aftermath of the police shooting of Jacob Blake last August, the Milwaukee Bucks refused to take the court for their Game 5 playoff matchup against the Orlando Magic. Other teams and organizations throughout the world soon followed suit, not only setting a precedent for unruly police behavior moving forward, but leaving a world in dire need of an escape without professional sports.
Posted: April 13, 2021, 4:00 pm
The Minnesota Twins have rescheduled their postponed game with the Boston Red Sox as part a straight, seven-inning doubleheader on Wednesday. Per a Major League Baseball rule enacted in 2020 during the pandemic-shortened season, the doubleheader will consist of seven-inning games.
Posted: April 13, 2021, 3:08 pm
Apr. 12—The Red Sox game with the Minnesota Twins tonight has been postponed. It is related to the shooting of Daunte Wright last night, who later crashed his car and died. There is unrest in the streets in the Minneapolis area, which is also hosting the trial for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is on trial for the killing of George Floyd last May. The Twins released a …
Posted: April 12, 2021, 10:50 pm
Twins outfielder Jake Cave acknowledged it’s a “tough time” for Minnesota players, and Yankees manager Aaron Boone echoed those sentiments.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 10:46 pm
The report comes within an hour of the Twins postponing their game.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 7:28 pm
Major League Baseball’s (MLB) Minnesota Twins, National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Minnesota Timberwolves and the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League (NHL) were all set to play at home on Monday. “Out of respect for the tragic events that occurred yesterday in Brooklyn Center, and following additional details in this evolving situation, the Minnesota Twins have decided it is in the best interests of our fans, staff, players and community to not play today’s game,” with the Boston Red Sox, the team said in a statement.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 6:52 pm
The long awaited Byron Buxton breakout season may finally be here. Fred Zinkie explores that and more from the weekend’s action.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 1:29 pm