Twins top Tigers 5-4 in 10th, sit half-game behind White Sox

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Max Kepler hit the tying home run in the eighth inning and the game-winning single with two outs in the 10th, giving the Minnesota Twins a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tue...

Minnesota star WR Bateman wants to opt back into 2020 season

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota wide receiver Rashod Bateman has decided to opt back in for the 2020 football season in light of the Big Ten's resumption of fall competition, contingent on the star junio...

Buxton, Twins hand Bieber 1st loss, beat Indians 3-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Byron Buxton hit a two-run homer and Kenta Maeda pitched seven shutout innings for Minnesota, as the Twins handed Shane Bieber his first loss of the season on Friday night with a 3-...

Pineda stays sharp with 7 innings as Twins top Tigers 6-2

Ryan Jeffers hit his first major league homer to spark Minnesota's four-run third inning, and Michael Pineda stayed sharp in his return from suspension by finishing seven innings for the Twins in a 6-...

Buxton beats out infield single in 9th; Twins top Tigers 4-3

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Miguel Sanó led Minnesota's rally against the Detroit bullpen with a home run and the tying single in the ninth inning, before Byron Buxton beat out an infield single for the game-w...

Donaldson drives in 2 in injury return as Twins beat Sox 8-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Donaldson returned from the injured list with two hits and two RBIs for the Minnesota Twins, who backed José Berríos with three home runs and beat the Chicago White Sox 8-1 on ...

Robert leads 1st-place White Sox in rally past Twins 8-5

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Luis Robert hit a tying homer in the seventh inning and the go-ahead double in the ninth, and the Chicago White Sox took the AL Central lead into September by rallying past the skid...

Berríos, Twins take series from Brewers with 7-1 win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — José Berríos pitched one-hit ball over six scoreless innings, Nelson Cruz hit a two-run homer and the Minnesota Twins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-1 on Thursday night. ...

Maeda's no-hitter ends in 9th; Twins top Brewers 4-3 in 12

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kenta Maeda lost a no-hitter in the ninth inning for the Minnesota Twins, who blew a three-run lead but came back to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 in 12 innings. ...

Fleck, Gophers dismiss momentum loss: 'Kind of make-believe'

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In a non-coronavirus world, Minnesota was poised for another strong season following the 11-2 record and No. 10 ranking in the final Associated Press poll for 2019. ...

Royals-Twins opener postponed by rain; doubleheader Saturday

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins postponed their game against the Kansas City Royals on Friday night because of stormy weather, scheduling a straight doubleheader on Saturday instead to start th...

Offseason goals for Wild topped by goaltending improvement

The Minnesota Wild returned home from the Western Conference bubble with regret, dismay and another postseason defeat. Despite the spark that was on display after the change in head ...

Fan-free playoff hockey still proving plenty intense

Staging games in empty arenas after a virus-forced hiatus of more than four months, the NHL skated into this unprecedented postseason with plenty of questions about just how intense the action on the ...

Gophers star Bateman skips season amid virus worry, goes pro

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota wide receiver Rashod Bateman announced Tuesday he has opted out of the 2020 season amid concerns about the coronavirus and will forgo his remaining two years of eligibilit...

Cruz's walk-off double lifts Twins past Pirates 5-4

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz's RBI double in the bottom of the ninth inning gave the Minnesota Twins a 5-4 victory Monday night over the Pittsburgh Pirates for their fourth straight win. ...