Minnesota Twins

5th AL Central | 24-51
  • Batting Avg
    .245 AVG
  • Runs
    302 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    5.17 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    106 HR
  • HardballTalk

    Pete Mackanin on Aaron Nola: “He’s a little confused right now”

    Phillies right-hander Aaron Nola looked like one of the best pitchers in the National League through the first two months of the season, but things have completely collapsed for him over his last four starts. He command abandoned him yet again Sunday against the Giants, as he was chased after giving up five runs on 10 hits over 3 1/3 innings. He also hit three batters, the third of which forced in a run. There’s no way he did that on purpose, but Johnny Cueto later retaliated by hitting Maikel Franco with a pitch. Fun times. After posting a 2.65 ERA through his first 12 starts this season, Nola owns a 15.23 ERA (22 runs in 13 innings) over his last four starts. He hasn’t made it through four

  • ABC News

    Duffey Dominates for 8 Innings, Twins Hit 6 HRs to Top Yanks

    Tyler Duffey set down the first 17 Yankees batters and wound up pitching two-hit ball for eight innings while the Minnesota Twins backed him with six home runs to beat New York 7-1 Sunday. Brian Dozier, Trevor Plouffe and Max Kepler hit consecutive homers in the sixth inning to help Minnesota end a three-game skid. Danny Santana, Eduardo Nunez and Juan Centeno also connected. Duffey (3-6) pitched perfect ball until Aaron Hicks lined a clean double into the right-field corner with two outs in the sixth. Walking back to the dugout after the inning ended, Duffey passed Hicks and tapped his former Twins teammate with his glove. Facing all the Yankees batters for the first time, Duffey struck out