| May 15, 2013
| 8:06 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
five -- consecutive quality starts for Chris Tillman.
Right-hander Chris Tillman pitched seven strong innings Tuesday night, allowing four...
| May 4, 2013
| 4:42 PM
The Cardinals visit the Cubs for the first time this week. Fireworks are not expected.
But when the Red Sox's Clay Buchholz pitches against the Blue Jays next Saturday, that should be interesting. You know you are doing something right when rivals...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:37 PM
The Minnesota Twins have agreed with right-hander Mike Pelfrey on a $4 million, one-year contract.
Pelfrey was an innings eater during a four-year run with the New York Mets before missing almost all of last season after Tommy John surgery. He went 50-54...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 9:54 PM
‘‘He’s still got great stuff, even if he wasn’t throwing 97,’’ Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said. ‘‘He’s got the great change, a great breaking ball and everything is moving all over the place. We...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:57 PM
Ryan Doumit had four RBIs for Minnesota, including the go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning to help the Twins beat Detroit 4-2 on Friday and cut the Tigers’ lead in the AL Central to one game.
The Tigers entered the night with a two-game...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 7:19 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins were cautiously optimistic heading into the All-Star break, thinking their best baseball of the season was ahead of them after a competitive road trip to Detroit and Texas.
Three games into the unofficial second...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 1:30 PM
The Orioles are opening their eight-game road trip tonight in Minneapolis, where they will play the opener of their four-game series with the Twins here at Target Field.
The Orioles might be getting Minnesota at the right time. The Twins have lost five...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 7:12 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — Denard Span had three hits and five RBIs, plus two highlight-reel catches in center field to help the Minnesota Twins stop their five-game losing streak and beat the Baltimore Orioles 19-7 on Monday night. Ben Revere made two...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Jonathan Broxton expected Joe Mauer and Josh Willingham to pull the ball. Instead, they both stroked opposite-field hits to give Minnesota the win.
Mauer went 3-for-4 and scored the winning run in the 11th inning to lead the Twins to a 2-1 victory over...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Lorenzo Cain drove in three runs and Alex Gordon had three hits and scored two runs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 7-3 on Saturday night.
Cain delivered run-producing singles in the first and fifth innings and he had an RBI-double...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:06 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Righthander Kevin Correia’s signing with the Twins could be announced as soon as today, with the deal pending a physical. The contract is reportedly for two years and $10 million.
Correia, 12-11 with a 4.21 ERA last season with...