StaTuesday: Summing up special season for Twins’ Polanco
Not too much went right for the Minnesota Twins in 2021. Manager Rocco Baldelli’s club entered the season with World Series dreams after back-to-back division titles in 2019-20 but plummeted to the cellar of the AL Central in 2021 with a 73-89 record. It’s the first time the Twins have
Twins resist rebuild after pitching-fueled 1st-to-last flop
MINNEAPOLIS — The falloff the Minnesota Twins experienced after two straight division titles could be traced in some places to natural regression. The real surprise was how sharply and swiftly they faded. The Twins lost five straight games during their first homestand of the season and never saw the .500
Twins power to 7-3 win over Royals in season finale
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Byron Buxton and Jorge Polanco hit homers and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 Sunday in their final game of the season. Royals star Salvador Perez went 0 for 2 with a walk and finished in a tie with Toronto’s Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
Captain Jax shines in final start as Twins shut out Royals 4-0
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Griffin Jax and a trio of relievers combined on a three-hitter and the Minnesota Twins blanked Salvador Perez and the Kansas City Royals 4-0 Saturday night. Perez was hitless in four at-bats for the second straight night as he tries to break the team record for