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4/24/2014 | Twins make waiver claim on outfielder Wilson

The Twins claimed outfielder Kenny Wilson off waivers from the Blue Jays on Thursday, and he'll report to Double-A New Britain, the club announced.


4/24/2014 | Winfield, Mauer to host charity golf tournament

Two Minnesota icons with Major League pedigrees -- Hall of Famer Dave Winfield and six-time All-Star Joe Mauer -- will co-host the second annual Players Trust All-Star Golf Tournament, designed to raise funds for children's charities.


4/24/2014 | Antony impressed with success of bullpen

After a slow start to the season, the bullpen has been lights-out for the Twins over the last two weeks, and assistant GM Rob Antony is not surprised.


4/24/2014 | Colabello ties Puckett for Twins' April RBI record

Chris Colabello joined some elite company this month, as he's tied with Hall of Famer Kirby Puckett for the club record for most RBIs in April with 26.


4/24/2014 | Prospect Meyer effective with new changeup

The biggest change from No. 3 prospect Alex Meyer's recent outing is that he's now switched to a new changeup, as he's throwing a three-finger changeup instead of a circle-changeup.


4/24/2014 | Twins have things moving in right direction

It was just one game, an exhausting 6-4 Twins' victory that took 12 innings over 4 hours and 48 minutes to complete as the clock crept toward midnight. But for this success at Tropicana Field -- a chamber of horrors for the Twins -- it was indeed much more than just one game, one win.


4/24/2014 | Porcello looks to separate Tigers from division pack

With just two games separating Detroit, the American League Central's first-place team, from last place, the three games in Minneapolis carry a little extra weight, and the Tigers' Rick Porcello faces the Twins' Kevin Correia in the opener.


4/24/2014 | Twins hang on in slugfest to capture rubber match

The offense erupted for nine runs, including three RBIs from both Kurt Suzuki and Aaron Hicks, to help lead the Twins to a 9-7 win over the Rays in the series finale on Thursday afternoon at Tropicana Field.


4/24/2014 | Twins, MLB give back to All-Star communities

The Twins and Major League Baseball are set to contribute a record $8 million toward local projects and national charitable initiatives as part of the 2014 All-Star community legacy effort, the club announced Friday.


4/23/2014 | Meyer duels Red Sox prospect into seventh

In a showdown of pitchers ranked on MLB.com's Top 100 Prospects list that lived up to its billing, Alex Meyer (No. 27) outdueled Allen Webster (No. 44) on Wednesday night. But once Meyer was out of the game for Triple-A Rochester, Pawtucket came back for a 3-1 victory.


4/23/2014 | Fuld resumes action in return to Tropicana

Sam Fuld on Wednesday night against the Rays made his first start in center field for the Twins since he was claimed on waivers from the A's on Sunday.


4/23/2014 | Arcia outpaces Willingham as duo progresses

Oswaldo Arcia, on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 5 with a right wrist strain, is ahead of Josh Willingham (left wrist fracture), as Arcia has already started to take batting practice in the cages.


4/23/2014 | Guerrier takes another step in comeback bid

Reliever Matt Guerrier was promoted to Triple-A Rochester on Wednesday after he threw four scoreless innings at Double-A New Britain.


4/23/2014 | Twins, Rays seek length from starters in finale

The Rays' Erik Bedard will face Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco on Thursday. After an extra-innings affair that nearly emptied out both bullpens Wednesday night, both teams could use some quality innings out of their starters.


4/22/2014 | Umpires review count, but pitches don't add up

The umpiring crew initiated a replay challenge to check the count in the fifth inning of the Rays' 7-3 win over the Twins on Tuesday, but still got the call incorrect.


4/22/2014 | Odorizzi, Pelfrey square off looking to rebound

Rays right-hander Jake Odorizzi and Twins right-hander Mike Pelfrey have both struggled in the early going this season, but are looking to turn it around when they start opposite each other on Wednesday at Tropicana Field.


4/22/2014 | Fuld joins Twins in familiar setting

Outfielder Sam Fuld admitted it was weird walking into the visitors' clubhouse for the first time at Tropicana Field on Tuesday, as he officially joined the Twins in time for their series against his former club.


4/22/2014 | Mastroianni claimed off waivers by Blue Jays

Outfielder Darin Mastroianni, who was designated for assignment on Sunday, was claimed on waivers by the Blue Jays on Tuesday.


4/22/2014 | Top prospect Buxton close to returning to action

Top prospect Byron Buxton, who sprained his left wrist in a Minor League Spring Training game on March 16, could play in his first extended spring training game on Thursday.


4/22/2014 | Twins announce green efforts on Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day on Tuesday, the Twins announced results of their ongoing green efforts as they continue to seek ways to improve the sustainability of Target Field.


4/22/2014 | Gibson struggles in loss against Rays

Right-hander Kyle Gibson saw his streak of three straight strong starts to open the year come to an end, as he struggled through just three-plus innings in a 7-3 loss to the Rays on Tuesday night at Tropicana Field.


4/21/2014 | McCartney to play concert at Target Field

Rock legend Paul McCartney's global "Out There" tour will feature a performance at Target Field on Aug. 2, the Twins announced on Monday.


4/20/2014 | Price aims to bounce back vs. Gibson, Twins

The Rays welcome the Twins to Tropicana Field on Tuesday to begin a three-game series. Last season, the Rays held a 6-1 advantage over the Twins, sweeping them in a four-game home series in July before taking two out of three in a September series in Minnesota. David Price will start for the Rays while Kyle Gibson goes for the Twins.


4/20/2014 | Suzuki happy to help as designated hitter

Kurt Suzuki loves to strap on the catching gear and work behind the plate. But on those days when the Twins don't ask Suzuki to endure the wear and tear of catching, it's a nice luxury for Minnesota to know he can still help the club as a designated hitter.


4/20/2014 | Mauer willing to bunt on shift

If Joe Mauer wants to draw his bat in and lay down a bunt to ignite a rally, it's a small-ball weapon that's perfectly acceptable to Twins manager Ron Gardenhire.




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