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10/5/2015 | Twins surpass expectations in 2015, look ahead

When Paul Molitor met with the media at his introductory press conference on Nov. 3, he said he believed the Twins were ready to win and move on from their four straight seasons with at least 92 losses.

10/4/2015 | Twins' youngsters showcase skills in season finale

With his team eliminated from postseason contention on the second-to-last day of the season, Twins manager Paul Molitor didn't have much of a chance to see his September callups or consistently play some of the younger guys on the team. He finally did on Sunday.

10/4/2015 | Royals clinch home-field advantage in AL

With a 6-1 victory over the Twins on Sunday, the Royals officially clinched the American League's best record, giving them home-field advantage throughout the postseason. The Royals are now off until Thursday, when they will open the best-of-five American League Division Series at home against the winner of the AL Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser. The Wild Card Game will be played between the Astros and Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday.

10/3/2015 | Cueto, Royals continue push for AL's top seed

With the Twins out of postseason contention, the most important thing riding on Sunday's regular-season finale is home-field advantage for the Royals throughout the American League postseason.

10/3/2015 | Despite end of postseason hopes, Twins surpass expectations

The surprising Twins' postseason hopes officially came to an end on Saturday in the penultimate game of the season, as their 5-1 loss to the Royals ended their late push for the second American League Wild Card spot.

10/3/2015 | Torii undecided on his return for 2016 season

When the Twins gave Torii Hunter a one-year contract last offseason, it seemed like the right fielder might have been coming back for one final curtain call.

10/3/2015 | Royals gain lead in home-field race, eliminate Twins

The Twins were officially eliminated from postseason contention with a 5-1 loss to the Royals at Target Field. A Lorenzo Cain roller up the first-base line plated the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and prolonged an ugly frame that effectively ended Minnesota's season.

10/2/2015 | Twins' postseason bid takes hit in pivotal 8th

The loud music that normally envelops the Twins' clubhouse after each victory was nowhere to be seen -- or heard -- on Friday night. Just a few players milled around their lockers shortly after a crushing 3-1 loss to the Royals. The clubhouse otherwise was dead silent.

10/2/2015 | Royals top Twins, keep pace in home-field chase

The Royals dealt the Twins a critical blow to their postseason chances, as Ben Zobrist connected on a go-ahead RBI double in the eighth in a 3-1 win on Friday night at Target Field.

10/2/2015 | Twins plan for possible postseason scenarios

While the Twins will need some help if they're to make the postseason for the first time since 2010, it hasn't stopped them from planning ahead.

10/2/2015 | Twins looking to keep their postseason hopes alive

With the Twins clinging to their postseason hopes by a thread, left-hander Tommy Milone gets the ball for the middle game of a crucial series with the Royals on Saturday at Target Field.

10/2/2015 | Twins, Royals open critical final series

The Twins' postseason hopes are on the line in a pivotal three-game series against the American League Central champion Royals that begins Friday night at Target Field.

10/2/2015 | Twins storm back after Duffey's lone hiccup

Even though rookie Tyler Duffey walked off the mound frustrated Thursday night, he believed the Twins would rally back against the Indians. He proved to be correct, as Minnesota stormed back in the eighth and ninth innings to secure a much-needed win.

10/1/2015 | Twins rally past Tribe to gain in Wild race

The Twins kept their postseason hopes alive with a late rally, scoring the go-ahead run on a wild pitch in the ninth in a 4-2 win over the Indians on Thursday night at Progressive Field.

10/1/2015 | Milone tests shoulder, ready to face Royals

Twins left-hander Tommy Milone threw a light bullpen session without any issues on Thursday and said he's ready and excited to take the mound Saturday.

10/1/2015 | Torii brings passion for game to Twins

Although his future for next season is uncertain, veteran Torii Hunter is enjoying his opportunity with the Twins this season, as he has helped Minnesota contend with his clubhouse presence and performance on the diamond.

10/1/2015 | Twins look to keep chase in finale with Tribe

The Indians and Twins wrap up a four-game series with Wild Card implications Thursday night at Progressive Field. Taking the mound for Cleveland is right-hander Trevor Bauer in his return to the rotation. Opposing him is impressive Twins rookie Tyler Duffey.

10/1/2015 | Ramirez's bat flip fires up Twins dugout

A bit of showboating by Indians second baseman Jose Ramirez riled up the Twins during the eighth inning of Cleveland's 10-2 victory Wednesday night.

10/1/2015 | Pelfrey on early-exit loss: 'I didn't get ahead'

A subpar outing from Mike Pelfrey put an end to the Twins' hope of sweeping Wednesday's twin bill, as the right-hander lasted a season-low 1 2/3 innings in a 10-2 loss.