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The Minnesota Twins beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Sunday to finish May with the American League’s best record at 20-7.It’s the first time the Twins have won 20 games in a month since June 1991, the year they last won the World Series.
In terms of performance, the Twins are getting stars-and-scrubs results from a roster not known for its stars.
It was a remarkable month for the Twins, a team that looked headed to another 100-loss season after a slow start. Here's a look at the key performers.
Martin Maldonado's walk-off home run in the 17th inning capped off a career day for the backup Brewers catcher.
Trevor Plouffe hit a two-run homer, Torii Hunter had a go-ahead double in the seventh inning and the Minnesota Twins beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Sunday to complete a 20-win May.
Minnesota Twins pitcher Ricky Nolasco left his start in the second inning against Toronto on Sunday with a sore right ankle and will undergo an MRI
The Minnesota Twins continued their hot streak, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Saturday.The Twins are 19-7 in May, the best record in the American League this month, and have the most wins they’ve had in a calendar month since June 2006.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Brian Dozier drove in the tiebreaking run with a triple in the seventh inning, lifting the Minnesota Twins past the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Saturday.
The Minnesota Twins saw their five-game win streak come to an end with a 6-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday.All four Twins runs came in the first inning on five hits.
Kyle Gibson (4-3, 2.72 ERA) will start for the Minnesota Twins against Aaron Sanchez (4-4, 3.98 ERA) and the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday. Gibson has had a great month in May with a 3-1 record and a 1.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Chris Colabello hit two-run tiebreaking homer in the ninth inning against former teammate Glen Perkins, giving Mark Buehrle and the Toronto Blue Jays a 6-4 victory over the Twins
The Minnesota Twins have returned right-hander Casey Fien from his rehab assignment for a strained right shoulder and removed him from the disabled list.
The Minnesota Twins will start Trevor May (3-3, 4.95 ERA) against Mark Buehrle (5-4, 5.13 ERA) and the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday. May has not allowed a walk in his previous two starts.
Among the predictions: The San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford will win the NL MVP award and the Los Angeles Dodgers will pick up Aroldis Chapman.
Bryce Harper hit his 18th home run of the season as the Nationals continue to win.
Twins @ Red Sox
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