Twins assume first in AL Central with 7-6 win against Tigers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jake Cave hit a pair of home runs, Kenta Maeda finished off his regular season with another strong start and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 7-6 on Wednesday night to ta...

Vikings' rebuilt defense dealt another blow with Barr on IR

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Off to an 0-2 start while trying to acclimate several new pieces into Mike Zimmer’s defense, the Minnesota Vikings suffered another big blow on Monday. Four-time ...

Cruz, Twins power up again in 7-5 win against Indians

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit his 16th homer, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 7-5 on Sunday to complete a sweep of their weekend series. Marwin Gonzalez, Ryan...

Byron Buxton homers again as Twins beat Indians 8-4

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Byron Buxton homered for the second straight night, Rich Hill got his first win since July and the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 8-4 on Saturday. Minn...

Polanco, Donaldson start with homers; Twins beat Tigers 2-0

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jorge Polanco and Josh Donaldson hit back-to-back homers to lead off the bottom of the first inning, and Randy Dobnak bounced back with five scoreless innings as the Minnesota Twins...

Buxton, Pineda return to lead Twins past White Sox 3-2

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Byron Buxton returned with a bang and so did Michael Pineda, rallying the Minnesota Twins past the Chicago White Sox 3-2 on Tuesday night to snap a six-game losing streak. ...

Yelich homers, Anderson solid as Brewers beat Twins 9-3

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Christian Yelich hit one of Milwaukee's four homers, Brett Anderson pitched six strong innings and the Brewers beat the Minnesota Twins 9-3 on Wednesday night. Avi...

Cruz homers twice; Twins beat Royals 4-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz homered twice, continuing his climb up the all-time leaderboard, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 4-1 on Monday night. Devin Smeltze...

Kepler homers, Dobnak keeps rolling; Twins beat Royals 4-2

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Max Kepler hit a two-run homer to support another strong start from Randy Dobnak, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Sunday. Dobnak, the su...

Cruz homers, Twins beat Royals 4-2 to open doubleheader

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit a two-run homer and the Minnesota Twins held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader. Tyler Duffey (1-0)...

Maeda, Sano power Twins past Indians 3-0

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Miguel Sanó hit a pair of homers and Kenta Maeda pitched six scoreless innings in his home debut for Minnesota as the Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 on Saturday. ...

Kepler homer, Dobnak pitching lead Twins over Indians 4-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Max Kepler hit his second leadoff home run of the season, Alex Avila added his first homer for Minnesota, and the Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 4-1 on Friday night. ...

Beasley scores 24 as Timberwolves beat Bulls 115-108

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Malik Beasley scored 24 points and D’Angelo Russell added 19 for the Minnesota Timberwolves in a 115-108 victory against the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night. Naz ...

Porzingis scores 38; Mavs beat Wolves 111-91 without Doncic

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Being without All-Star guard Luka Doncic for 13 games this season, the Dallas Mavericks have discovered how to stay successful without their leading scorer and assist man. ...

Doncic to miss Sunday's game at Minnesota with thumb sprain

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic will miss Sunday afternoon’s game in Minnesota because of a left thumb sprain and coach Rick Carlisle was unsure Doncic would be available Monday ...