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Twinkie Town Sep 30, 2020
Five defining plays from Twins’ Game 1 loss to Astros

Five defining plays from Twins’ Game 1 loss to Astros

Sorry to remind you about some of these. Yep, the Minnesota Twins lost yet another playoff game. (At least it was to the Houston Astros and not the you-know-which-team-I’m-talking-about.) Yep, we’re going to go through the top five plays that defined the outcome of the game. And yep, there’s a poll at the end of this to express your opinion. 1. Eddie Rosario lines out, Miguel Sano grounds out with the bases loaded to end the first inning. The Twins batters had Astros starter Zack Greinke on thin ice right away. After a ground out by Luis Arraez, Byron Buxton singled and stole...

Badly timed injuries could continue curse on Twins at playoff times

Luis Arraez returned to the Twins lineup Saturday and gave it a spark, but other key players were still out.

Twins beat Reds 7-3, clinch home field in 1st round

Luis Arraez matched career highs with four hits and three RBIs in his return to the lineup, and the Minnesota Twins clinched home-field advantage in the first round of the playoffs Saturday night with a 7-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.
Twinkie Town Sep 26, 2020
Twins 7, Reds 3: Keep holding on

Twins 7, Reds 3: Keep holding on

Photo by Hannah Foslien/ Minnesota retains first place - at least for one more night. No bombas to be found tonight, but the Twins will be taking submissions for a new doubles-themed offensive nickname. It was gappers all day for the Twins, who prevailed through a wet and muggy Saturday night thanks largely to a combined eight two-baggers, which nearly tied a team record. In his return from the IL, Luis Arraez had three pair-a-bases, as part of a four-hit game. Two more twin-sackers came from Max Kepler’s bat; he scored three times from the top of the order. Eddie Rosario, Marwin...
Twinkie Town Sep 26, 2020
Roster moves: Arraez, Colina, Smeltzer, Wade Jr

Roster moves: Arraez, Colina, Smeltzer, Wade Jr

One and done. (For at least this season.) Sorry, kiddo. | Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/ A shakeup of the roster - who woulda thunk? The Minnesota Twins made some roster moves prior to tonight’s matchup with the Cincinnati Reds. As always, Brandon Warne of Zone Coverage beat everyone to the punch with the news: Luis Arraez and Devin Smeltzer are back. LaMonte Wade and Edwar Colina optioned— Brandon Warne (@Brandon_Warne) September 26, 2020 As much as it was a surprise to see Edwar Colina get called up to the majors for the first time in his career, the demotion back...

Opportunity knocks as Luis Arraez returns to Twins lineup tonight

The Twins lost a golden opportunity on Friday by falling to Cincinnati at Target Field.

Twins' Luis Arraez suffers setback in return from injured list

The second baseman rolled an ankle during a rundown and isn't yet ready to return.

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