Paul Molitor

Twins Final Pitch: Minnesota avoids sweep in Oakland

On the latest Twins Final Pitch, Paul Molitor spoke on the start of Kyle Gibson after a 5-1 win in the series finale.

Paul Molitor

Joe Mauer as Twins Manager-for-a-Day? Paul Molitor might consider it

OAKLAND, Calif. — Joe Mauer insisted on playing all three games of the Twins’ final road series in Oakland this weekend.<p>His playing time for the …

Los Angeles

Twins trying to break walkoff streak in season's final road game

Oakland can clinch a playoff spot with a victory over Minnesota, while the Twins can finish with their second-worst road record ever.

Tampa Bay

As Brian Dozier slumps with Dodgers, Paul Molitor lauds his no-excuses approach

DETROIT — As Brian Dozier slides toward an uncertain free-agent future with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Twins manager Paul Molitor has watched from afar …

American League (MLB)

Paul Molitor discusses the opener role | MLB.com

DETROIT -- The concept of using an "opener" pitcher for some games has slowly weaved its way through Major League Baseball this season. The Twins …

Paul Molitor

Eddie Rosario exits game with quad injury | MLB.com

DETROIT -- Twins left fielder Eddie Rosario left Monday night's game against the Tigers at Comerica Park after aggravating his right quad in the …

Eddie Rosario

Twins’ Tyler Austin on nasty spill: ‘The wall kind of snuck up on me’

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Twins first baseman Tyler Austin said he was OK after landing on his back as he made a terrific but scary catch on a foul pop-up …

Kansas City

The Daily Target 9/16/18

Last Night: Kansas City 10, Twins 3 – We keep getting told to be patient with the opener strategy. I don’t think that this was a game that proponents …

Kansas City

Twins at Detroit series preview

The Twins lead the season series with Detroit 7-6 but are only 2-4 at Comerica Park.

Paul Molitor

Twins cautious with Mitch Garver recovery | MLB.com

KANSAS CITY -- The Twins are proceeding cautiously with catcher Mitch Garver, who had a foul ball ricochet off his face mask on Wednesday when …

Kansas City

Chase De Jong struggles as Twins drop road set | MLB.com

KANSAS CITY -- The road hasn't been kind to the Twins this season, and their trip to Kansas City thus far has served as the latest example.<p>Minnesota …

Kansas City

Tempers flare, Twins fall 10-3 to Royals to extend road losing streak to eight games

Both manager Paul Molitor and base coach Gene Glynn were ejected in Saturday night's rout.<p>– The Twins wasted a leadoff double by Joe Mauer in the …

Kansas City

In Progress: Jake Odorizzi working on a no-hitter against the Yankees

Twins starter Jake Odorizzi has held the Yankees hitless through his first seven innings of Wednesday night’s start in Minnesota. The right-hander …

Major League Baseball

Twins open three game series against the Yankees

Eddie Rosario and Max Kepler are not in the lineup against J.A. Happ and the powerful Yankees, who enter a three-game series at Target Field with …

Joe Mauer

Twins outfielder Rosario still bothered by sore quad

Eddie Rosario returned to the Twins lineup during the Royals series, but part of the reason he didn't play on Monday is that he's continues to be …

Rosario

Twins pitcher Ervin Santana could miss rest of season with finger issue | FOX Sports

<b>MINNEAPOLIS —</b> Minnesota Twins right-hander Ervin Santana may miss the rest of the season while receiving a series of platelet rich plasma injections …

Baseball

Twins shut down Ervin Santana with finger injury

Twins right-hander Ervin Santana is likely to miss the rest of the 2018 season with a right middle finger injury, manager Paul Molitor told reporters …

Baseball

Twins' Ervin Santana may miss rest of season because of finger

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Twins right-hander Ervin Santana may miss the rest of the season while receiving a series of platelet rich plasma injections …

Baseball

Preview: Minnesota Twins vs. Kansas City Royals

Eddie Rosario returned to the Minnesota Twins‘ lineup and homered in a 10-6 win Friday night but the team will need to wait at least a little bit …

Kansas City Royals

Twins' Santana may miss rest of season because of finger

Minnesota Twins right-hander Ervin Santana may miss the rest of the season while receiving a series of platelet rich plasma injections in the middle …

Baseball

Twins' Miguel Sano day-to-day with leg bruise after awkward slide

Minnesota Twins designated hitter Miguel Sano was carted off the field Tuesday night in Houston after an awkward slide into second base while …

X-rays

Miguel Sano injured sliding into second base | MLB.com

HOUSTON -- Twins third baseman Miguel Sano, who had a titanium rod inserted in his left shin last offseason, left Wednesday night's game against the …

Paul Molitor

X-rays negative on Miguel Sano’s left leg after being carted off

HOUSTON — Already mired in a lengthy batting slump, Twins third baseman Miguel Sano saw his season go from bad to potentially horrific with one …

X-rays

Stewart has best outing since called up by Twins

Stewart threw five shutout innings on Tuesday, using his sinker effectively and competing well against the defending World Series champs.

Paul Molitor

Byron Buxton’s season ends at Triple-A as he awaits Paul Molitor’s call

HOUSTON — Twins manager Paul Molitor hadn’t spoken to Byron Buxton as of midday Monday but still planned to call him at some point.<p>“I’m going to have …

Baseball

Preview: Twins at Rangers | FOX Sports

Minnesota will use the “opener” strategy with its pitchers for the first time this season when left-handed reliever Gabriel Moya is expected to start …

Baseball

The Daily Target 9/1/18

Last Night: Twins 10, Texas 7 – The Twins seem to have figured out a way to put some runs on the board. That way? Play against teams that aren’t as …

Paul Molitor

Rays set MLB record for relief innings pitched | MLB.com

CLEVELAND -- Jose Alvarado, Chaz Roe and Adam Kolarek helped the Tampa Bay Rays make Major League history on Saturday night.<p>The trio pitched 2 1/3 …

Baseball

Twins to experiment with opener strategy | MLB.com

ARLINGTON -- The Twins are set to use the "opener" strategy for the first time this season, as lefty reliever Gabriel Moya is expected to start …

Baseball

Rosario still sore, could miss rest of Twins road trip into next week

The Twins begin a three-game series against the Rangers on Friday night without their best offensive player. Eddie Rosario is battling a sore upper …

Baseball