Quiet Twins get high marks

Standing pat rarely earns headlines, but the Twins deserve credit for resisting temptation at the deadline. Hanging on to their wealth of prospects will bode well for the future. Grantland: Deadline winners, losers

Twins shore up weak spots

Minnesota didn't do anything to change the contours of the wild-card race. The Twins’ minor moves earn them the no. 22 rank in Dan Szymborski’s rankings. Trade deadline rankings (Insider)

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Cruz homers, Walker shuts down Twins in win (0:39)
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Walker rolls through Twins

Taijuan Walker went the full 9, giving up 1 hit (a homer by Miguel Sano) and 1 BB as the M's got a 6-1 win in Minnesota.

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Szymborski: Ranking deadline performances

Teams such as the Blue Jays and Royals fulfilled their short- and long-term goals -- while others, such as the Padres, Red Sox and seemingly all of the NL Central, stood pat.

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Twins get bullpen help, add Jepsen from Rays

The Minnesota Twins got much-needed help for their beleaguered bullpen Friday, acquiring right-handed reliever Kevin Jepsen from the Tampa Bay Rays for a pair of minor league pitching prospects.

Twins land reliever Jepsen from Rays

Minnesota (53-48) finally made its presence felt at the trade deadline by acquiring Kevin Jepsen for two minor league pitchers. Jepsen's last two seasons: 106.2 innings, 2.70 ERA.

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Phil Hughes: trade deadline reporter?

The Twins pitcher is on a mission: "My goal today is to break a trade. I've got my ear to the ground," Hughes tweeted this morning. He's been seeking help from fellow reporters because: "Turns out my 'source' only knows where food trucks are gonna be."

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Eddie Rosario finishes a single shy of the cycle as Twins beat Mariners, 9-5. Minnesota snaps 4-game losing streak.

Final: Twins 9, Mariners 5

Minnesota's losing streak is over at 4 games thanks to Brian Dozier and Eddie Rosario. The former lifted his 22nd HR, part of a 5-run Twins 1st inning, and the latter fell a single short of the cycle. Follow live

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Rosario robbed of cycle

Twins OF Eddie Rosario took care of the hard parts early, tallying a double, triple and HR by the fifth inning. But a split-second grab by Brad Miller denied Rosario the single. The Twins lead the Mariners 9-5. Follow live

Hicks brings the sizzle for minnesota

In the top of the third CF Aaron Hicks, now 2-for-2 today, put on a show for fans as he helped the Twins gain a 6-2 lead over the Mariners with their third HR of the evening. Follow live

Pirates beat Twins, win third straight

Bucs CF Andrew McCutchen went 2-for-4 with 3 RBIs, including his 14th HR of the season, in the 10-4 win over the Twins, who have dropped four straight. The Pirates' bullpen threw 3 1/3 innings of shutout relief in Minnesota. Box score

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs43412th
Batting Average.25214th
On Base Percentage.30622nd
Slugging Percentage.39914th
Earned Run Average3.9720th
Quality Starts5018th
WHIP1.3223rd
BAA.27128th

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