Minnesota Twins

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 17: (L-R) Alex Gordon #4, Jarrod Dyson #1 and Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals celebrate a win of the game against the Minnesota Twins on August 17, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Royals defeated the Twins 12-6. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Royals Score 7 In 2nd, Beat Twins 12-6

The Kansas City Royals scored seven runs in the second inning. Then they really started hitting the ball.

97.1 The Ticket–08/18/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 30: Closer Greg Holland #56 of the Kansas City Royals in action during the game against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium on July 30, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Base-Running Blunders Doom Twins In 3-2 Loss In KC

Eduardo Nunez was caught straying too far from first base.

97.1 The Ticket–07/31/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 21: Michael Brantley #23 of the Cleveland Indians celebrates scoring a run against the Minnesota Twins during the eighth inning of the game on July 21, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins defeated the Indians 4-3. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Willingham’s Homer Powers Twins Past Indians 4-3

Josh Willingham’s tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning sent the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night.

97.1 The Ticket–07/22/2014

DENVER, CO - JULY 12: Starting pitcher Kevin Correia #30 of the Minnesota Twins delivers to home plate during the third inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on July 12, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Twins’ Correia Absorbs Baseball-Worst 12th Loss

Another series loss has the Minnesota Twins contemplating their trade-deadline options.

97.1 The Ticket–07/21/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.


ANAHEIM, CA - JUNE 25: Brian Dozier #2 of the Minnesota Twins misses the catch to allow (not pictured) Erick Aybar #2 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to steal second base in the eighth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 25, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Gibson Gives Up 5 1st-Inning Runs In Twins’ Loss

The Minnesota Twins’ offense gave Kyle Gibson a reprieve, scoring five runs in the second inning to put him back at square one after he had surrendered five in the first. It didn’t make any difference. It wasn’t his night.

97.1 The Ticket–06/26/2014

Torii Hunter #48 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates scoring the game winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning on the J.D. Martinez #28 sacrifice fly to right field during the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on June 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Twins 4-3. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Top Twins 4-3 On 9th-Inning Sac Fly

J.D. Martinez’s ninth-inning sacrifice fly scored Torii Hunter with the winning run and the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–06/15/2014

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 09: Eugenio Suarez #30 of the Detroit Tigers hits his second home run of the season, a solo shot in the 5th inning, against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on June 9, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/ Getty Images)

Suarez Leads Tigers To 12-9 Victory Over Twins

Suarez’s homer came moments after former Tigers star Magglio Ordonez was shown on the videoboard, receiving a huge ovation.

CBS Detroit–06/14/2014

Pitcher Joe Nathan #36 of the Detroit Tigers walks around the mound after giving up a lead-off walk to Anthony Gose of the Toronto Blue Jays in the ninth inning at Comerica Park on June 3, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers gave up five runs in the ninth inning in a 5-3 loss to the Blue Jays. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Twins Beat AL Central-Leading Tigers 2-0

Detroit left seven on base while Drew Smyly (3-4) gave up one run, four hits and three walks over six innings.

97.1 The Ticket–06/13/2014

DETROIT, MI - MAY 9: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers lays off the high pitch before hitting a single later in his at-bat against the Minnesota Twins in the fourth inning at Comerica Park on May 9, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Twins Finally Beat Verlander, Edge Tigers 2-1

Phil Hughes pitched seven scoreless innings, and the Minnesota Twins beat Justin Verlander for the first time in over four years, 2-1 on Friday night.

97.1 The Ticket–05/09/2014