9/22/2014 | Hicks returns to lineup and Escobar gets hit off bench
Twins center fielder Aaron Hicks returned to the lineup on Monday against the D-backs after missing the previous two games with back stiffness.
9/22/2014 | Gibson looks to even series against D-backs
Kyle Gibson will try to even the series against the D-backs at home on Tuesday night. Rookie Andrew Chafin will try to lock down his first big league win and take the series from the Twins at Target Field.
9/22/2014 | Twins unable to pick up struggling Nolasco in loss
Ricky Nolasco couldn't build on his recent solid outings, as he didn't get through the fifth inning and turned in yet another clunker to hand the Twins a 6-2 loss to the D-backs on Monday night at Target Field.
9/22/2014 | Twins recognize Vargas, Berrios with organizational honors
The Twins have named first baseman/designated hitter Kennys Vargas and right-hander Jose Berrios the organization's player and pitcher of the year, respectively.
9/20/2014 | Escobar hopes to return Monday; Hicks scratched
Twins shortstop Eduardo Escobar is hopeful he'll return to the lineup by Monday, but Twins manager Ron Gardenhire expressed doubts Escobar will be ready to play by then.
9/20/2014 | Perkins relieved arm injury won't require surgery
Twins closer Glen Perkins reflected Saturday about suffering his season-ending forearm strain, saying it was a relief that it's only a minor injury and won't require surgery.
9/19/2014 | Twins shut down Perkins for season with forearm injury
Twins closer Glen Perkins was diagnosed with a left forearm strain and secondary nerve irritation in his forearm and will be shut down for the rest of the season, Twins general manager Terry Ryan said Friday.
9/19/2014 | Swarzak to make another start in place of Milone
Right-hander Anthony Swarzak will make another spot start in place of injured left-hander Tommy Milone on Sunday against the Indians.
9/19/2014 | Arcia returns, but Escobar still resting injured shoulder
Right fielder Oswaldo Arcia, who has been dealing with back stiffness, returned to the lineup on Friday against the Indians, but shortstop Eduardo Escobar remains sidelined with a jammed right shoulder.
9/19/2014 | House looks to help Tribe in WC race vs. Twins
The Indians hope T.J. House will be able to give them a boost in the Wild Card race when they square off against Trevor May and the Twins at Target Field on Saturday night.
9/19/2014 | Plouffe deals Indians crushing loss in walk-off win
The Twins rallied late against the Indians, tying the game with a run in the ninth before Trevor Plouffe delivered a walk-off RBI single off reliever Josh Tomlin in the 10th inning in a 5-4 win at Target Field.
9/18/2014 | Inbox: How can club improve next season?
It's been a trying campaign for the Twins, and there remain several questions about what they need to do to turn it around. So with that in mind, here's the final Twins Inbox of the regular season.
9/18/2014 | Postseason dream alive as Tribe faces Twins
The Indians will begin their final road series of the season when they start a three-game set against the Twins at Target Field on Friday. Trevor Bauer will get the ball for the Tribe, with Phil Hughes starting for Minnesota.
9/17/2014 | Twins' big sixth trips up Tigers again
Kyle Gibson weathered some early struggles and the offense picked him up to lead the Twins to an 8-4 win over the Tigers on Wednesday night at Target Field.
9/17/2014 | Gardy gets call at first base overturned
Twins manager Ron Gardenhire successfully challenged a play at first base to end the top of the sixth inning of Wednesday's game against the Tigers.
9/17/2014 | Struggling Perkins to undergo MRI
Glen Perkins is scheduled to be checked by team doctors on Thursday, as the Twins are concerned about a dip in his velocity and his recent struggles.
9/16/2014 | Arcia to miss time with stiffness in back
Oswaldo Arcia was feeling better on Tuesday after hurting his back on Monday, but the Twins don't want to risk it, especially with an off-day on Thursday.
9/16/2014 | MLB announces Clemente Award nominees
Major League Baseball and Chevrolet announced on Tuesday the names of the 30 club nominees for the Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet, and fan voting will begin Wednesday, Roberto Clemente Day, to help decide who succeeds Carlos Beltran as the winner of the prestigious community honor handed out annually at the World Series.
9/16/2014 | Detroit looks to keep motoring in Minnesota
Following a win in the series opener against Minnesota on Monday, Detroit has won seven of its last eight and looks to keep the gas pedal pressed to the floor with a 1 1/2-game lead over Kansas City in the American League Central. Taking the mound on Tuesday night is Rick Porcello, who will be opposed by veteran right-hander Ricky Nolasco.
9/16/2014 | Arcia day to day after tweaking back on swing
Oswaldo Arcia left Monday's 8-6 loss to the Tigers with tightness in his upper left back after a big swing-and-miss in the sixth inning. He's day to day and will be further evaluated on Tuesday, according to manager Ron Gardenhire.
9/15/2014 | Mauer's four RBIs not enough after Fien falters
The Twins overcame a six-run deficit, a rally keyed by a pair of two-run singles from Joe Mauer, but Casey Fien served up back-to-back homers to Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera in the ninth in an 8-6 loss to the Tigers on Monday night at Target Field.
9/15/2014 | MRI reveals inflammation in Milone's neck
Tommy Milone was diagnosed with inflammation in his neck after undergoing an MRI on Monday, general manager Terry Ryan said.
9/14/2014 | Swarzak will get Monday start vs. Tigers
Right-handed Anthony Swarzak will make his second start for the Twins in Monday's three-game series opener against the Tigers, facing off against Max Scherzer.
9/14/2014 | Surging Tigers face next important series vs. Twins
While not quite as big as the Tigers' next series, the importance of the three games in Minnesota that begin Monday is not lost in the Detroit clubhouse. The Tigers have the good fortune of turning to ace Max Scherzer against Twins spot starter Anthony Swarzak.
9/13/2014 | Noesi can send White Sox to season-best win streak
When Hector Noesi was placed on waivers by the Rangers after posting a 14.21 ERA in five April relief appearances split between Seattle and Texas, the White Sox took a chance on Noesi, and he's been trending in the right direction as the season winds down. Noesi hopes to continue getting better while pushing the White Sox winning streak to a season-high five games on Sunday as Chicago tries to sweep Minnesota at U.S. Cellular Field.
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