Cruz hits 2 of 4 homers by Twins in 8-5 win over Royals

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit two of Minnesota's four home runs and matched his season high with five RBIs, igniting another impressive power display by the first-place Twins during an 8-5 victor...

Twins top White Sox 9-8 on bases-loaded hit by pitch in 12th

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ronald Torreyes was hit by a bases-loaded pitch in a three-run 12th inning to give the Minnesota Twins a 9-8 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night that kept their lead...

Berriós pitches Twins past Nationals 5-0

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — José Berriós surrendered only two singles over seven innings in his best start in six weeks, Mitch Garver hit the tiebreaking two-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Minnesota ...

AP Source: Minnesota Wild fire GM Paul Fenton after 1 season

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press the Minnesota Wild have fired general manager Paul Fenton after just one season. The pers...

Gregorius leads another Yankee hit parade, 10-7 over Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Didi Gregorius drove in three more runs with two of New York's nine extra-base hits, and the Yankees clobbered Minnesota's pitching once again in a 10-7 victory over the Twins on We...

Twins hit 5 homers, turn triple play in 8-6 win vs Yankees

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitch Garver hit two of Minnesota's five home runs, and the Twins held on for an 8-6 victory over the New York Yankees after a tone-setting triple play in the first inning of a seri...

Rosario's pinch-hit 3-run HR lifts Twins in 6-3 win vs. A's

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Pinch-hitter Eddie Rosario drove a go-ahead, three-run homer on the first pitch from reliever Yusmeiro Petit in the seventh inning and the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics...

Mets bash way to 4th straight win, 14-4 over Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dominic Smith put the New York Mets in front with his pinch-hit, three-run homer in the seventh inning, and Home Run Derby champion Pete Alonso added a 474-foot shot halfway up the ...

Conforto, Mets beat Twins 3-2 after surviving tense 9th

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The bases were loaded in the ninth inning against sputtering New York Mets closer Edwin Díaz, and the Minnesota Twins had their most experienced hitter at the plate in Nelson Cruz f...

As Cron, Rosario return, Twins put Buxton on concussion list

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The latest improbable catch by Byron Buxton caused a face-first crash into the grass, another painful highlight-reel grab for the Minnesota center fielder . Unlike...

All-Star break arrives at right time for still-in-1st Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — There is hardly a team that deserves or desires this All-Star week more than the Minnesota Twins, whose powerful performance over the first half of the season was one of the biggest...

Tour rookie Wolff finishes with eagle to win 3M Open by 1

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Matthew Wolff made a 26-foot putt from the fringe for an eagle on the final hole to win the 3M Open at 21-under par on Sunday, beating fellow rookie Collin Morikawa and Bryson DeC...

DeChambeau dominates 2nd round of 3M Open, leads at 14-under

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau dominated the second round of the 3M Open, racking up nine birdies to finish Friday at a career-low 62 and vault into the lead with a 14-under par score halfway ...

PGA Tour returns to Minnesota as Koepka headlines 3M Open

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — The last gathering of the world's greatest golfers in Minnesota led to a truly seminal moment when the U.S. team recaptured the Ryder Cup for the first time in eight years in fron...

Wild add Zuccarello, Hartman, as GM seeks more 'hardness'

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild zeroed in on Mats Zuccarello as free agency approached, desiring his competitive drive and playmaking skills for a top-six forward group in need of a new look...