NEW YORK - The 103-win New York Yankees ran out identical, relentless lineups in consecutive games for the first time all year, and manager Aaron Boone believes he knows what's next for the A-team Bombers."Throttle down," he said. ...
Oct 6, 2019
NEW YORK - DJ LeMahieu homered and drove in four runs, Gleyber Torres broke a tie with a two-run double and the New York Yankees extended their October mastery of the Minnesota Twins with a 10-4 victory Friday night in the ...
Oct 5, 2019
CINCINNATI - The Milwaukee Brewers wrapped up their second straight postseason appearance on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time), with Ryan Braun's grand slam sparking a 9-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds that also tightened the NL Central race.The Brewers ...
Sep 26, 2019
CHICAGO - Even with three power-hitting regulars out of the lineup, the Minnesota Twins found a way to keep on slugging.Jake Cave homered twice, C.J. Cron went deep and the surging Twins set a major league record for home runs ...
Aug 30, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS - Devin Smeltzer took the mound for his first game in the majors, his wife and parents among a sizable crowd at Target Field, set to face NL MVP Christian Yelich and the hard-hitting Milwaukee Brewers.Nervous?After fighting to get ...
May 29, 2019
ANAHEIM, California - Eddie Rosario scored from first on Mitch Garver's double in the 12th inning and the Minnesota Twins beat the Los Angeles Angels, 5-3, on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).After Jefry Marte grounded out on a weak ...
May 13, 2018
NEW YORK - Aaron Judge, Didi Gregorius and a brilliant bullpen rescued New York from a rugged start, lifting the Yankees to their first postseason win in five years.Gregorius' three-run homer tied the score after Minnesota knocked out Luis Severino ...
Oct 4, 2017
CLEVELAND - The Minnesota Twins became the first team to make the playoffs after losing at least 100 games the previous season, clinching an AL wild-card berth on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) when the Los Angeles Angels lost, 6-4, in 10 ...
Sep 28, 2017
MINNEAPOLIS - Detroit Tigers center fielder JaCoby Jones was taken to a hospital Saturday after getting hit in the face by a pitch.Jones left in the third inning against Minnesota when he was drilled in the left side of his mouth by ...
Apr 23, 2017
MINNEAPOLIS - Staring at five infielders, Minnesota Twins rookie Max Kepler was just trying to get a ball into the outfield to score Joe Mauer in the 10th inning.Kepler's hit went a lot further than that and provided a big ...
Jun 13, 2016
DETROIT - Justin Verlander, sporting a scruffy beard on his 33-year-old face, chuckled when the Detroit Tigers showed a video montage of some of his significant strikeouts during a career that started more than a decade ago."Man, the first strikeout ...
May 19, 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - Prince had music in his blood.Basketball was in his heart."I really believe that was his first love," said Al Nuness, his coach at Minneapolis Central High School.When news of the death of one of modern music's ...
Apr 22, 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Twins have won the bidding for negotiating rights to Byung Ho Park, a 29-year-old first baseman who totaled 105 home runs over the past two seasons in the hitter-friendly Korea Baseball Organization.The notice from Park&# ...
Nov 10, 2015
MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota Twins right fielder Torii Hunter has decided to retire.The Twins confirmed on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) that Hunter will call it a career. He told the Star Tribune he began the year believing this would be his last in ...
Oct 27, 2015
MINNEAPOLIS - Albert Pujols had two hits and two runs batted-in, and Garrett Richards was one out away from his second complete game this season as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Minnesota Twins, 5-2, to sweep Saturday's day- ...
Sep 20, 2015
NBA
NEW YORK - Alex Rodriguez hit a slump-busting grand slam in the seventh inning, and the New York Yankees rallied from a three-run deficit against a depleted Minnesota bullpen to beat the Twins 8-4 Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time).A- ...
Aug 19, 2015
TORONTO - David Price was blown away by the reception he got in his Toronto debut.Then he blew away the Minnesota Twins.Price struck out 11 over eight innings to win his first Blue Jays start, Josh Donaldson hit a tiebreaking home ...
Aug 4, 2015
FORT MYERS, Florida - The Minnesota Twins spent $55 million on Ervin Santana to bring some much-needed talent and experience to their beleaguered starting rotation.Now, thanks to an 80-game suspension for testing positive for a banned substance, the Twins will ...
Apr 4, 2015
MINNEAPOLIS - When Torii Hunter first came up to the major leagues in 1997, Paul Molitor was bringing a Hall of Fame playing career to a close with his hometown Minnesota Twins.Molitor could still swing the bat, and the impression he made ...
Dec 4, 2014
MINNEAPOLIS - As he dived through the clubhouse on a makeshift slip-and-slide drenched with beer and champagne, a euphoric Nick Swisher could only think about how far his Cleveland Indians had come, and how quickly they got there.They staggered into ...
Sep 30, 2013
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