Minnesota Twins

Greg Bird of the New York Yankees watches his two-run home run against the Minnesota Twins in the fourth inning at Yankee Stadium on Aug. 19, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Bird Hammers 2 Homers As Yankees Finish Off 3-Game Sweep Of Twins

Rookie Greg Bird hit a pair of soaring two-run drives for his first major league homers, supporting an overpowering effort by Nathan Eovaldi as the Yankees held on for a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday.


Torii Hunter

WATCH: Torii Hunter Goes Nuts, Starts Throwing Things After Getting Tossed

Swept at home for the first time this season, the Minnesota Twins lost their division lead over the Kansas City Royals. Torii Hunter lost his cool, and even part of his outfit.


Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Tanaka Touched For 3 Runs, Yankees Fall To Twins

Masahiro Tanaka gave up three runs in 4 1-3 innings Tuesday and declared himself healthy and ready for the season following the New York Yankees’ 3-1 loss to the Minnesota Twins.


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30 Players: Vargas Brings Serious Power Potential To Twins

The Twins have two of the top prospects in baseball in their farm system in Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano, but they’ll probably start the season in the Minors. Until they reach MLB, the club can still be excited by the arrival of Vargas, who right at the start of 2015 should bring a pure power presence the Twins were really lacking for much of last season.


Chuck Knoblauch during the 2001 postseason. (Photo by John G. Mabanglo/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Yankee Knoblauch Charged With Assaulting Ex-Wife

Knoblauch was released on $10,000 bond. His first court date is set for July 30. The four-time All-Star previously served a year of probation after being convicted of hitting his previous wife in 2010.


BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.


Ichiro Suzuki went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored in the Yankees' 7-4 win over Minnesota on July 3, 2014. (Credit: Getty Images)

Big 7th Inning Lifts Yankees Past Twins

Carlos Beltran gave the foundering Yankees a jolt with a three-run homer Thursday night, lifting Masahiro Tanaka to his major league-leading 12th win.


Kendrys Morales (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Sorry, Yankees Fans: Morales Heads To Twins On 1-Year Deal

If the Bombers are still interested in adding a big bat, they’ll have to look elsewhere.


Mike Pelfrey (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

WATCH: Twins Pull Prank On Mike Pelfrey, Have Him ‘Call’ Wichita St. Shockers

The right-hander wasn’t sure what to say, and he didn’t exactly receive praise from his manager as the awkward call proceeded. Gardenhire’s acting was masterful as he continually frustrated his starting pitcher.


Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka threw batting practice during the morning workout at George M. Steinbrenner Field on Feb. 21, 2014 in Tampa, Fla. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tanaka Not At His Best, But Yankees Still Beat Twins

Masahiro Tanaka struggled a bit in one of his final tuneups for the regular season, allowing three runs while pitching into the sixth inning, but the New York Yankees still beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4 victory Saturday.


OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Oswaldo Arcia #31 of the Minnesota Twins hits an RBI single against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning at O.co Coliseum on September 22, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Twins’ Oswaldo Arcia Should Develop With Experience

Oswaldo Arcia was a bright spot for the Twins in 2013. Can he hold down a corner outfield spot this season?


6 Mar 2000: Pedro Martinez #45 of the Boston Red Sox winds back to pitch the ball during the Spring Training Game against the Texas Rangers at Charlotte County Stadium in Port Charlotte , Florida.

Top 5 Incredible Spring Training Moments

Yes, we’re all aware spring training records, stats and accomplishments don’t count. But that doesn’t mean we should just dismiss a legitimately amazing feat with a mere “huh” just because it happened in early March.


A sell out crowd of 62,815 at the Metrodome,  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Vikings’ MetroDome Deflated For Final Time

The Minnesota Vikings’ Metrodome has deflated for the last time. The deflation and the demolition of the Dome beginning next week will make way for construction of a new $1 billion Vikings Stadium.


Phil Hughes (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Report: Former Yankee Phil Hughes Signs 3-YR Contract With Twins

The Twins had the worst starting staff in the majors last year and have spent $73 million to upgrade it.


David Ortiz walks up to the on-deck circle at the Mets' Citi Field in April 2009. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Passed On Easy-Peasy David Ortiz Trade In 2002

Mets fans have long been lamenting the one who got away. Add Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz to that list.