The Twins have activated right-hander Phil Hughes from the 10-day disabled list, and put left-hander Craig Breslow on it with rib cage soreness.
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Hughes returns, Breslow to DL
The Twins reinstated RHP Phil Hughes (biceps) from the 10-day disabled list and placed LHP Craig Breslow (thoracic rib cage soreness) on the 10-day DL in a corresponding roster move. Hughes is 4-3 in nine starts this season for Minnesota, posting a 5.74 ERA.
Mackey & Judd of 1500 ESPN discuss the Twins' rebuilding process and wonder if their starting rotation makes them better suited to win a playoff series than the AL Central.
Chris Young hit a three-run homer and Christian Vazquez homered for the first time in more than a year as the Boston Red Sox routed the Minnesota Twins 9-2 on Tuesday night in a game delayed twice by stormy weather.
Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer
Red Sox 9, Twins 2: Don't look now, but Drew Pomeranz has been Boston's second-best starting pitcher lately. Pomeranz waited out a 76-minute rain delay in second inning Tuesday night and stayed in the game to deliver five solid innings and save the bullpen. In his last seven starts, Pomeranz is 4-1 with a 2.70 ERA, 44 strikeouts and 9 walks in 40 innings. Christian Vázquez and Chris Young homered for Red Sox, who reclaimed sole possession of first place in AL East.
Chris Sale pitched 6 1/3 overpowering innings with nine strikeouts, Mitch Moreland hit a solo homer for the third straight game and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Monday in a matchup of two of the AL's top teams.
Brian Dozier, though not hitting like he did last season, would provide a significant immediate impact to his new club if moved at the trade deadline.
AL All-Star voting coming down to the wire
With four days of balloting remaining, Royals 1B Eric Hosmer, Twins 3B Miguel Sano and Mariners DH Nelson Cruz find themselves in tight races at their respective positions. Each league's starters will be announced on the Esurance All-Star Selection Show on Sunday, July 2 at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.
A pitchers' duel at Fenway?
Monday night's Red Sox-Twins matchup appears like it could be a pitchers' duel at first glance, but Chris Sale's 4.37 career ERA vs. Minnesota is his worst against any AL team he's faced more than once, according to ESPN Stats & Info.
Los Angeles' slugging phenom powered the streaking Dodgers with his feats of strength, while Minnesota made a strong statement of its own.
Ervin Santana struck out seven in six innings, Jason Castro drove in three runs and the Minnesota Twins swept the Cleveland Indians with a 4-0 victory on Sunday.
Even if the Twins fade down the stretch this year, the combination of Miguel Sano, Byron Buxton, Max Kepler and Jose Berrios -- all age 24 and under -- offers great hope for the future
Brian Dozier hit a leadoff homer off closer Cody Allen to break an eighth-inning tie and the Minnesota Twins defeated the Cleveland Indians for the second straight day, 4-2 on Saturday.
The Twins are a testament to the importance of outfield defense in today's game, highlighted by Byron Buxton's defensive breakout in center field.
Twins scratch Kepler, Rosario
The Minnesota Twins have had to post three different starting lineups Saturday, as Max Kepler (foot) and Eddie Rosario (illness) were both scratched roughly a half hour apart. Byron Buxton will now play center, with backup catcher Chris Gimenez playing left field for the first time since 2012.
Adalberto Mejia combined with three relievers on a four-hitter, leading the Minnesota Twins to a 5-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians in a matchup of the top two teams in the AL Central on Friday night.
The Minnesota Twins have added two reinforcements for their depleted pitching staff, right-handers Dillon Gee and Trevor Hildenberger.
Jose Abreu and Todd Frazier each hit two-run homers in the first inning, Jose Quintana cruised behind the extra support and the Chicago White Sox beat Minnesota 9-0 on Thursday after a rain-delayed start of 4 hours and 50 minutes.
The Twins-White Sox game Thursday was delayed 4 hours, 50 minutes because of rain, making it the longest delay in the Twins' 57-year history in Minnesota.