| Jan 19, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Will the third time be the charm for the World Baseball Classic?
Not if the underwhelming U.S. roster is any indication.
While many of Commissioner Bud Selig's innovations have enjoyed immediate success — especially expanded playoffs and...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:28 PM
One current and a several former Phillies have been named to USA Baseball's 2013 World Baseball Classic provisional roster. Provisional rosters allow up to 28 players to be listed, creating a pool of players who are eligible to be named......
| Jan 17, 2013
| 9:24 AM
As expected, the Orioles' only representative on USA Baseball's 27-man provisional roster for the World Baseball Classic is center fielder Adam Jones.
The rosters for the rest of the countries will be announced later today, so other Orioles could be...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:57 PM
Ryan Doumit had four RBIs for Minnesota, including the go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning to help the Twins beat Detroit 4-2 on Friday and cut the Tigers’ lead in the AL Central to one game.
The Tigers entered the night with a two-game...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 7:23 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — Justin Morneau provided a reminder Sunday of what he can do when he is healthy. After injuries caused the former AL MVP to miss all or most of the past three Septembers, Morneau is finally finishing a season in good health. And his two...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 5:28 AM
CLEVELAND — Tsuyoshi Nishioka’s sacrifice fly scored the go-ahead run in the ninth inning and the Minnesota Twins rallied for a 7-5 victory over Cleveland, sending the Indians to their 11th straight loss.
Minnesota scored three times off All-...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Jonathan Broxton expected Joe Mauer and Josh Willingham to pull the ball. Instead, they both stroked opposite-field hits to give Minnesota the win.
Mauer went 3-for-4 and scored the winning run in the 11th inning to lead the Twins to a 2-1 victory over...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 8:49 PM
Joe Mauer went 3-for-4 and scored the winning run in the 11th inning to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.
Mauer, a career .359 hitter at Kauffman Stadium, led off the 11th with a double off Jonathan...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 7:19 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins were cautiously optimistic heading into the All-Star break, thinking their best baseball of the season was ahead of them after a competitive road trip to Detroit and Texas.
Three games into the unofficial second...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 6:46 AM
DETROIT — Ron Gardenhire deflected credit on the night the Minnesota Twins gave their manager his 900th career victory.
Trevor Plouffe hit a two-run single, one of six singles during Minnesota’s four-run fourth inning, to help the Twins...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Trevor Plouffe homered twice, Josh Willingham and Drew Butera had one each and the Minnesota Twins came back from four runs down to take a big lead, then held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 10-8 Sunday.
With one run already across in the sixth,...