Twins brace for Correa opt-out after late-season tumble
The Minnesota Twins came quickly out of the gate after the lockout this spring by making three bold trades and becoming the surprise landing spot for star shortstop Carlos Correa. After their tumble down the stretch pushed them out of contention in the AL Central and stuck them with an 78-84 record, a mere five-game improvement from 2021, the Twins trudge toward winter facing one of the same big questions as last year. Should they go shopping for Correa?news.yahoo.com
Birthday boy LeMahieu scores in 10th, Yanks beat Reds 7-6
DJ LeMahieu capped his 34th birthday by sliding across the plate on Alexis Díaz’s second straight wild pitch in the 10th inning, and the New York Yankees rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-6 and stop a three-game losing streak.
First-place Twins shut out Tigers to win 6th straight game
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sonny Gray compiled a season-high 10 strikeouts over seven sharp innings, carrying the Minnesota Twins past the Detroit Tigers 2-0 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory. Gray (2-1) allowed four hits and one walk in by far his best of six starts with his new team. Gio Urshela had three hits and an RBI, and Carlos Correa hit a run-scoring double for the Twins against Tigers rookie Beau Brieske (0-4), who remains winless in six career starts. LOWER LEVERAGEThe Tigers have bumped right-hander Michael Fulmer back in the bullpen pecking order while he works through some struggles. Twins: RHP Dylan Bundy (3-2, 5.14 ERA) is on track to make his seventh start of the season in his careful return from COVID-19.mlive.com
Kershaw pulled with perfect game through 7 innings vs. Twins
Clayton Kershaw took a perfect game through seven innings for the Los Angeles Dodgers in his season debut, dominating the Minnesota Twins with 13 strikeouts in 21 batters on Wednesday. Manager Dave Roberts pulled Kershaw after 80 pitches on a cold afternoon at Target Field. Alex Vesia relieved him for the eighth and gave up Minnesota's first hit, a single by Gary Sánchez.news.yahoo.com
MLB owners lock out players, 1st time in 26 years
Major League Baseball plunged into its first work stoppage in a quarter-century when the sport's collective bargaining agreement expired and owners immediately locked out players in a move that threatens spring training and opening day. (Dec. 2)news.yahoo.com
Scherzer, Seager get big-money deals ahead of CBA expiration
Right-hander Max Scherzer agreed to a record-setting $130 million, three-year contract with the New York Mets and shortstop Corey Seager struck a $325 million, 10-year deal with the Texas Rangers as players and teams rushed to reach agreements before an expected lockout.
Twins' Berríos, Rogers through 7 combined no-hit innings
Minnesota Twins right-hander José Berríos pitched six hitless innings and Taylor Rogers has the no-hit bid intact through seven against the Milwaukee Brewers, who also had a no-hitter going until Corbin Burnes’ bid was ended in the seventh by a solo homer.
Padres star Tatis feels better, expected back in lineup soon
A day after Tatis walked off the field during an exhibition game in a worrisome scene, the Padres said the discomfort in his left shoulder had improved. In fact he was lobbying to get in the lineup today, so I thought that was very encouraging,” Tingler said. I think everybody’s kind of expecting him to be back in the lineup in the next day or two. AdMichael Pineda was roughed up in his second start for Minnesota, surrendering five runs on nine hits in five innings. Ian Anderson went six innings in his fourth start, allowing four runs on eight hits and a walk.
Twins Top Tigers 5-4 In The 10th
Keep this thing going,'” said Byron Buxton, who also homered along with Mitch Garver for the Twins. Minnesota (34-22) has all four remaining games at home, where the Twins have the best record in baseball at 22-5. The teams split their 10-game season series. Then after Rosario stole second base, Kepler put another blooper in just the right place to give the Twins another dramatic win. Twins: RHP Kenta Maeda (5-1, 2.52 ERA) will take the mound for the two-game series finale, his last of 11 regular-season starts.detroit.cbslocal.com
Twins come back to beat Tigers in 10 innings: Game recap, box score
The Tigers scored a run in the top of the 10th on Jeimer Candelario’s RBI single against a drawn-in infield. But the Twins quickly tied it back up against Tigers reliever Bryan Garcia. GAME RECAPBottom 10th: Tigers reliever Bryan Garcia struck out two batters, but Eddie Rosario and Max Kepler had bloop RBI singles to give the Twins the win. Top 8th: Twins reliever Tyler Clippard retired the Tigers in order in the eighth. pic.twitter.com/kgeYkrYstC — Minnesota Twins (@Twins) September 23, 2020Top 2nd: Homer Bailey isn’t blowing anybody away, but he picked up a couple of strikeouts against Jeimer Candelario and Niko Goodrum in another 1-2-3 inning.mlive.com
Tarik Skubal takes mound as Tigers face Twins: Live updates, stats
GAME UPDATESBottom 10th: Tigers reliever Bryan Garcia struck out two batters, but Eddie Rosario and Max Kepler had bloop RBI singles to give the Twins the win. Top 8th: Twins reliever Tyler Clippard retired the Tigers in order in the eighth. Bottom 3rd: Tarik Skubal has struck out five through three innings. This time it was Byron Buxton who hit a Tarik Skubal 374 feet to left. Josh Donaldson followed with a walk, but Skubal retired the next three batters.mlive.com