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Twins place Jake Cave on 60-day injured list

Club selects contract of Rob Refsnyder
May 15, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed outfielder Jake Cave on the 60-day Injured List with a stress reaction in his low back. Cave, 28, has played in 31 games for the Twins this season, batting .167 (14-for-84) with five doubles, one home run,

Twins announce new fan face covering policies for Target Field

Effective immediately, face coverings are strongly encouraged, but not required, in the ballpark’s outdoor spaces; face coverings remain mandated for indoor locations
May 14, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that, effective immediately, all guests at Target Field are strongly encouraged, but not required, to wear face coverings while in the ballpark’s outdoor spaces, except when actively eating or drinking. Per current City of Minneapolis ordinance, face coverings remain mandated for

Twins announce Target Field capacity increases, with tickets for remainder of 2021 regular season on-sale beginning Thursday, May 20

Twins to operate Target Field at up to 60 percent capacity for remainder of May and 80 percent in June, before opening to full, 100 percent capacity beginning July 5
May 13, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – With last Thursday’s announcement from Governor Tim Walz outlining a three-step timeline to end nearly all state COVID-19 restrictions, the Minnesota Twins today detailed their own multi-phased ramp up to full capacity for home games at Target Field, along with corresponding ticket details. For the 12

Twins recall Shaun  Anderson

Club places Devin Smeltzer on the 10-day Injured List
May 12, 2021

CHICAGO, IL – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed left-handed pitcher Devin Smeltzer on the 10-day Injured List with left elbow inflammation. Smeltzer’s lone appearance this season came in relief on April 24 vs. Pittsburgh, pitching 4.2 innings and allowing one unearned run on one hit, with

Twins reinstate Luis Arraez from injured list

Club options Nick Gordon to Triple-A St. Paul
May 11, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have reinstated infielder/outfielder Luis Arraez from the 7-day Injured List. Arraez, who has missed the Twins’ last five games with concussion-like symptoms after a collision at home plate on May 3, is hitting .291 (25-for-86) with two doubles, one

Twins select contract of Derek Law

Club options Cody Stashak, designates Travis Blankenhorn
May 8, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Derek Law from Triple-A St. Paul and optioned right-handed pitcher Cody Stashak to Triple-A St. Paul. Law made one scoreless relief appearance for the Saints, allowing one hit and one walk, with

Twins place Bryon Buxton on 10-day injured list

Club selects Trevor Larnach, designates Brandon Waddell
May 7, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed outfielder Byron Buxton on the 10-day Injured List with a right hip strain and selected the contract of outfielder Trevor Larnach. Larnach, who will be looking to make his major league debut, played in three games for

Twins tickets for games on May 14-30 on sale today at noon

Seating pods for next 12 Twins home games available with increased Target Field capacity; Fans can purchase via twinsbaseball.com or through the MLB Ballpark app, and will receive priority access to future Twins tickets when available
May 7, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – Single-game tickets for the Minnesota Twins’ next 12 scheduled home games of the 2021 season, from May 14 through May 30, will go on sale to the general public TODAY (Friday, May 7) at noon CT and will be available online via twinsbaseball.com or through the

Twins recall Devin Smeltzer

Lewis Thorpe optioned to Triple-A St. Paul
May 6, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled left-handed pitcher Devin Smeltzer from Triple-A St. Paul and optioned left-handed pitcher Lewis Thorpe to Triple-A St. Paul. Smeltzer has made one appearance for the Twins this season, working the final 4.2 innings of the club’s 6-2

Twins reinstate Miguel Sanó

Alex Kirilloff placed on 10-day Injured List
May 5, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have reinstated infielder Miguel Sanó from the 10-day Injured List and placed outfielder/first baseman Alex Kirilloff on the 10-day Injured List (retro to May 4) with a right wrist sprain. Sanó, who missed the Twins last 12 games with

Twins mourn the loss of former manager Ray Miller

May 5, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN – The entire Minnesota Twins organization is saddened by the death of former manager Ray Miller, who passed away last night at the age of 75. “The Minnesota Twins are deeply saddened by the loss of Ray Miller. We send our condolences to the entire Miller family,

Twins recall Lewis Thorpe from Triple-A St. Paul

Club options Brandon Waddell
May 5, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled left-handed pitcher Lewis Thorpe from Triple-A St. Paul. Thorpe, who will be in his third stint with the Twins this season, has appeared in two games (1 start) for Minnesota, posting a 3.60 ERA (5.0 IP, 2

Twins place Luis Arraez on 7-Day injured list

Nick Gordon recalled from Triple-A St. Paul
May 4, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed infielder/outfielder Luis Arraez on the 7-day Injured List with concussion-like symptoms. Arraez suffered the injury in a home plate collision when he scored on a Josh Donaldson double in the third inning of last night’s win over

Lakeville's Meghann Morse named the Twins' 2021 'Honorary Bat Girl'

Twins will honor Morse, a breast cancer survivor, prior to the May 14 game vs. Oakland
May 4, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have named Meghann Morse of Lakeville as the club’s 2021 Honorary Bat Girl, in conjunction with Major League Baseball’s league-wide support of the annual “Going To Bat Against Breast Cancer” initiative. All 30 clubs had the opportunity to hand-select

Byron Buxton named American League Player of the Month for April

Becomes 16th Twin to be named Player of the Month
May 3, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins, in conjunction with Major League Baseball, announced today that outfielder Byron Buxton has been named recipient of the American League Player of the Month award for April. He becomes the 16th Twins player to win the award and the first since Delmon Young

Twins recall left-handed pitcher Brandon Waddell

Club options right-handed pitcher Randy Dobnak
May 3, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN -- The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled left-handed pitcher Brandon Waddell from Triple-A St. Paul. Waddell, 26, appeared in two games for the Twins in April, pitching 3.0 scoreless innings of relief with five hits allowed and two walks. To make room on the

Twins reinstate Kepler, Garlick from COVID IL

Rortvedt recalled, Jeffers and Rooker optioned; Lin and Riddle DFA’d
April 30, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have reinstated outfielders Max Kepler and Kyle Garlick from the COVID Injured List, and recalled catcher Ben Rortvedt from Triple-A St. Paul. To make room for those three on the 26-man roster, the Twins have optioned catcher Ryan Jeffers

Twins announce 'Swing for the Kids' fantasy batting practice on Saturday, June 5, at Target Field

Tickets available to join Twins legends Rod Carew, Bert Blyleven, Tony Oliva and Tom Kelly for your own BP session at Target Field, benefiting the Minnesota Twins Community Fund
April 30, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they are inviting fans to take batting practice on the diamond at Target Field, joined by franchise icons Rod Carew, Bert Blyleven, Tony Oliva and Tom Kelly during one of two limited-capacity sessions on Saturday, June 5. Tickets for the

Single-game tickets for Twins games of May 14-30 to go on sale Friday, May 7, at noon

All fans who have purchased tickets for games from April 8-May 6 will get presale access; physically-distanced seating pods for 12 Twins home games from May 14-30 available to the general public beginning at noon on Friday, May 7, at noon
April 27, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that single-game tickets for their 12 scheduled home games between May 14-30 will go on sale to the general public beginning at noon on Friday, May 7, and will be available for purchase online via twinsbaseball.com or through the MLB Ballpark

Twins reinstate Andrelton Simmons from COVID IL

Club options Nick Gordon
April 26, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have reinstated shortstop Andrelton Simmons from the COVID Injured List. Simmons, who missed the club’s last 10 games, is hitting .355 (11-for-31) with three doubles, and three RBI in 10 games this season. The 31-year-old will be in uniform

Twins recall Cody Stashak from alternate site

Club options Devin Smeltzer
April 25, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN -- The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Cody Stashak from the alternate training site in St. Paul. Stashak, who began the season with the Twins before being optioned on April 15, appeared in six games for Minnesota, posting a 7.20 ERA (5.0

Twins reinstate Thielbar from COVID IL

Farrell returned to alternate training site
April 24, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have reinstated left-handed pitcher Caleb Thielbar from the COVID Injured List and returned right-handed pitcher Luke Farrell to the alternate training site. Thielbar, 34, made five appearances for the Twins prior to his Injured List stint, striking out 15

Twins make several roster moves

Sanó placed on IL, Blankenhorn optioned, Telis returned to alternate site; Kirilloff and Gordon recalled, Lin selected
April 23, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed infielder Miguel Sanó on the 10-day Injured List with a right hamstring strain (retroactive to April 21), optioned infielder Travis Blankenhorn to the alternate training site and returned catcher Tomás Telis to the alternate training site. To

Twins place Riddle on COVID IL

Tomás Telis contract selected from Taxi Squad
April 21, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN -- The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed infielder JT Riddle on the COVID Injured List. Riddle appeared in four games for the Twins this season, going 2-for-6 (.333) with a run scored. To replace Riddle on the 26-man roster, the Twins have selected the

Twins place Garlick, Kepler and Thielbar on COVID IL

Club reinstates Rooker, recalls Blankenhorn and selects contract of Farrell
April 20, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed outfielders Kyle Garlick and Max Kepler, and left-handed pitcher Caleb Thielbar on the COVID Injured List. Garlick appeared in 12 games, hitting .280 (7-for-25) with three doubles and three RBI. Kepler played in 14 games, hitting .234