The Red Sox won going away on Saturday night, beating the Twins, 12-5, at Target Field, but one play in the middle innings truly seemed to turn the tide -- and turned catcher Ryan Lavarnway upside down in the process.
John Lackey, who is 1-3 with a 4.03 ERA since returning from the disabled list, gets the ball opposite Pedro Hernandez as the Red Sox look to sweep the Twins in Sunday afternoon's series finale.
David Ortiz hit two homers and had six RBIs to help the Red Sox hand the Twins a 12-5 loss in a three-hour, 53-minute slugfest on Saturday night at Target Field.
The Minnesota Gophers will open the first Big 10 Conference baseball tournament to be held at a Major League Park as they play Illinois on Wednesday at 12:05 p.m. CT.
After missing Friday's game with back stiffness, Joe Mauer returned to the Twins' lineup against the Red Sox on Saturday.
Darin Mastroianni admitted his left ankle injury has been frustrating this year, but he is confident that surgery will help him get past the affliction.
Right-hander Cole De Vries was reinstated from the 15-day disabled list on Saturday and optioned to Triple-A Rochester.
The Twins couldn't hold a late lead against the Red Sox and ended up losing in extras with Jonny Gomes providing a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the 10th inning in a 3-2 loss on Friday night at Target Field.
Outfielder Darin Mastroianni, on the 15-day disabled list with a left ankle stress reaction, will have surgery to repair a bone chip in his left ankle on Wednesday and is expected to be out at least six weeks.
Joe Mauer was held out of the Twins' lineup against the Red Sox on Friday night because of back stiffness and is day to day.
Right fielder Chris Parmelee made his first start as the Twins' No. 2 hitter on Friday against the Red Sox and right-hander Clay Buchholz.
The 2013 Big Ten Conference baseball tournament is coming to Target Field. It marks the first time the tournament, which will be held May 22-25, will be played at a Major League ballpark.
An MRI on Twins right-hander Tim Wood's shoulder came back clean Thursday, and the 30-year-old reliever will fly to Minneapolis to get a second opinion.
Mike Pelfrey saw his streak of quality starts end at two, as he struggled against the White Sox during the Twins' 9-4 loss at Target Field.
The Twins gave second baseman Brian Dozier and third baseman Trevor Plouffe a rest in the series finale against the White Sox on Wednesday afternoon.
Justin Morneau was impressive again at the plate against the White Sox on Tuesday night with three hits, but it was his defense that caught the eye of Twins manager Ron Gardenhire.
White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers was convinced he tagged out Justin Morneau not once, but twice, in the fifth inning of Chicago's 4-2 win over Minnesota on Tuesday. The replays seem to back him up, too.
With a breakout game against the White Sox on Monday, the Twins are hoping rookie Aaron Hicks can get on a roll. Hicks, who entered Monday's game with a .137 average and one homer, had his best game in the Majors, hitting two homers and robbing a potential game-tying homer in center with a leaping catch.
After struggling to score runs in April, the Twins have caught fire offensively in May behind Justin Morneau and Joe Mauer. Minnesota is tied with Detroit with the most runs scored in baseball this month, with 76 in 13 games.
The Twins' postponed game on April 17 against the Angels at Target Field will be made up on Monday, Sept. 9 at 6:10 p.m. CT, the club announced Tuesday.
Kevin Correia was solid, but gave up a pair of solo homers early in the game and two runs in the eighth inning to hand the Twins a 4-2 loss to the White Sox on Tuesday night at Target Field.
For the third consecutive year, the Twins will host the RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities) World Series, with baseball and softball tournaments to be played around the Twin Cities.
The Twins unveiled their 1948 St. Paul Saints throwback jerseys on Monday for their "Turn Back The Clock" game against the Brewers on May 30 at Target Field.
After dealing with minor injuries, shortstop Pedro Florimon and center fielder Aaron Hicks both returned to the Twins' lineup on Monday against the White Sox.
Twins pitchers took early batting practice for the first time this year Monday in preparation for their upcoming Interleague games in Atlanta and Milwaukee. As manager Ron Gardenhire pointed out, the Twins added three pitchers this year who previously only pitched in the NL in Kevin Correia, Vance Worley and Mike Pelfrey.
Rookie Aaron Hicks had his best game as a big leaguer, homering twice and robbing what would've been a game-tying home run with a leaping catch in center field, helping lead the Twins to a 10-3 win over the White Sox on Monday night at Target Field.
Cheri Krejci was the primary caregiver for her parents as they endured battles with cancer, so she knew what she was up against when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010. Krejci was honored on the field on Mother's Day as the Twins' Honorary Bat Girl.
Chris Parmelee, Brian Dozier and Wilkin Ramirez were three of hundreds of MLB players who used pink bats made by Louisville Slugger, the Official Bat of Major League Baseball, stamped with the MLB breast cancer awareness logo.
Scott Diamond allowed six runs and walked three in 5 2/3 frames, and the Twins couldn't solve the Orioles' pitching in a 6-0 loss in the rubber match on Sunday.
Nick and Alicia Blackburn couldn't help but note the irony when they found out they were going to have twins. The good-natured laughs about that coincidence took a serious turn when Alicia found out there could be complications with her pregnancy. But the twins' rare condition was diagnosed early, and Alicia is due later this month.