Tag: Minnesota Twins

Byron Buxton and the Minnesota Twins have jumped out to an early lead in the AL Central race. (Image: Brace Hemmelgarn/Getty)

Minnesota Twins Ride Strong April to Top of AL Central Division Race

Heading into the 2022 season, most observers regarded the Minnesota Twins as the only threat to the Chicago White Sox in the AL Central, albeit a long shot to actually win the division. Expectations are rising after a month of play, however, as the Twins now lead the AL Central […]

Jose Abreu will lead the Chicago White Sox as the team looks to dethrone the Minnesota Twins in the AL Central. (Image: Patrick Gorski/USA Today Sports)

Chicago White Sox, Minnesota Twins Set to Duel for AL Central Title

In the shortened 2020 season, a three-way battle for the AL Central title came down to a single game, with all three contenders ultimately making the expanded playoff field. In 2021, however, there will be no guarantees outside of winning the division, meaning that the White Sox, Twins, and Indians […]

Mark Canha (20) is congratulated by his Oakland A's teammates after a walk-off hit to win in extra innings. (Image: Ezra Shaw/Getty)

Minnesota Twins and Oakland A’s See World Series Odds Bump

The Oakland A’s and Minnesota Twins top the American League with identical 20-10 records. Both teams saw their championship odds improve as they reached the season’s midway mark. The Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas listed the Twins at 12/1 odds and the A’s are 14/1 odds to win the World […]

Nelson Cruz (left) Miguel Sano from Minnesota Twins presented with an award by local authorities for leading the MLB in home runs in 2019. (Image: Hannah Foslien/Getty)

MLB Win Totals: Will Anyone Crack 40 Wins in 60-Game Season?

In the 60-game MLB pandemic season, 40 wins would be the equivalent of a monstrous 108-win season. The LA Dodgers and NY Yankees are the highest teams on the MLB win totals board, with 38 wins and 37 wins respectively, according to the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas. But does […]

Yankees SS Didi Gregorious rounds the bases after crushing a grand slam in Game 2 of the ALDS against the Minnesota Twins at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. (Image: Getty)

ALDS: Astros and Yankees Up 2-0, On Verge of Sweeps

The Houston Astros jumped out to a 2-0 lead against the Tampa Bay Rays in the best-of-five ALDS thanks to unhittable pitching from aces Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole. Meanwhile, the New York Yankees out-slugged the Minnesota Twins 18-6 over the weekend to take a 2-0 series lead on the […]

Jason Castro (15) and Willians Astudillo (64) of the Minnesota Twins congratulate Jonathan Schoop (16) for hitting the team's 300th home run of the season. (Image: AP)

Minnesota Twins First Team to Hit 300 Home Runs in a Season

It’s no surprise, considering the juiced balls in play this season, that the Minnesota Twins became the first team in MLB history to hit 300 home runs in a single season. On Thursday afternoon, Jonathan Schoop smacked a two-run homer against the Detroit Tigers for Twins homer number 300 on […]

Sergio Romo, closer for the Miami Marlins, pitching against the Chicago White Sox. (Image: Patrick Gorski/USA TODAY Sports)

Minnesota Twins Bolster Bullpen with Sergio Romo

The slumping Minnesota Twins added veteran right-handed reliever Sergio Romo to bolster their bullpen during a heated NL Central pennant race against the surging Cleveland Indians. Romo became the Miami Marlins closer with a 2-0 record, 17 saves, 3.58 ERA, and 1.22 WHIP. Over his career, Romo saved 126 games […]

Minnesota Twins LF Eddie Rosario congratulates DH Nelson Cruz after hitting a home run at Target Park in Minneapolis. (Image: Brad Rempel/USA Today Sports)

AL Central Leading Minnesota Twins 9/1 Odds to Win World Series

The slumping Minnesota Twins (61-40) are 9/1 odds to win the 2019 World Series according to William Hill. The Twins lost a big series against the NY Yankees but still hold onto first place in the AL Central with the third-best record in the American League. The Twins have been […]