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Twins announce 2021 Diamond Awards recipients

Winners selected by Twin Cities Baseball Writes' Association of America; 17th Annual Diamond Awards to be Broadcast on Bally Sports North November 19
October 11, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN — The Minnesota Twins today announced the recipients of the Diamond Awards, their annual awards for the 2021 season, based on voting conducted by the Twin Cities Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America and the Twins Community Fund Board of Directors. In addition, the Twins

Twins place John Gant on 10-day injured list

Charlie Barnes recalled from Triple-A St. Paul
October 2, 2021

KANSAS CITY, MO – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed right-handed pitcher John Gant on the 10-day Injured List with a right mild groin strain. Gant made the start last night in Kansas City, allowing six runs on eight hits in 4.0 innings pitched, with two walks

Taylor Rogers named winner of Twins' 2021 Carl R. Pohlad Award for Outstanding Community Service

September 30, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins today announced that All-Star reliever Taylor Rogers is the winner of the 2021 Carl R. Pohlad Award for Outstanding Community Service. The award is given annually to recognize the community involvement and leadership of a current Minnesota Twins player or coach, as voted

Twins reinstate Joe Ryan from Family Medical Emergency/Bereavement List

Charlie Barnes optioned to Triple-A St. Paul
September 29, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher Joe Ryan from the Family Medical Emergency/Bereavement List. Ryan, 25, has made four starts for the Twins this season, going 2-1 with a 2.45 ERA (22.0 IP, 6 ER), three walks and 25 strikeouts. Ryan

Twins place Baily Ober on 10-day injured list

Charlie Barnes recalled from Triple-A St. Paul
September 28, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed right-handed pitcher Bailey Ober on the 10-day Injured List with a right hip strain. Ober has started 20 games for the Twins this season, going 3-3 with a 4.19 ERA (92.1 IP, 43 ER), 19 walks and

2021 Twins Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year

September 27, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN -- The Minnesota Twins announced today that infielder Jose Miranda has been named the 2021 Sherry Robertson Award winner as the Twins Minor League Player of the Year and right-handed pitcher Louie Varland has been named the 2021 Jim Rantz Award winner as the Twins Minor League

Twins reinstate Gant from 10-day injured list

Joe Ryan placed on Family Medical Emergency/Bereavement List
September 25, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher John Gant from the 10-day Injured List. Gant, who has missed the club’s last 10 games with a left abdominal strain, has appeared in 37 games (19 starts) between the Twins and St. Louis Cardinals

Minnesota Twins and Best Buy launch new fan experience titled "Twins XR: The Art of Baseball"

Free XR experience begins today and includes a look at the Twins’ first-ever NFT, plus a pair of complimentary game tickets for the first 1,000 fans
September 23, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – Bringing their fans a second installment of the most innovative, immersive and accessible fan experience in all of sport, the Minnesota Twins today launched “Twins XR: The Art of Baseball.” Developed in collaboration with Minneapolis-based REM5 STUDIOS and in partnership with Best Buy, fans of all

Twins announce details for Justin Morneau Hall of Fame Induction and Fan Appreciation Weekend

Sixteen current Twins Hall of Famers and dozens of former teammates to be on hand as 2006 AL MVP is inducted with a special pregame ceremony on Saturday, September 25; Fan Appreciation Weekend on September 23, 24 and 26 to include gate giveaways and in-ballpark prizes
September 21, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins today announced details for this weekend’s four-game home series against the Toronto Blue Jays at Target Field, which includes Fan Appreciation Weekend presented by Caribou Coffee on September 23 and 24, Kids Appreciation Day presented by Target on September 26 and the long-awaited

Twins make roster moves

September 21, 2021

CHICAGO, IL – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have reinstated shortstop Andrelton Simmons from the Restricted List and have returned catcher Mitch Garver from rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 10-day Injured List. Simmons, who missed the three-game series in Toronto over the weekend, has appeared in

Twins place Rob Refsnyder on 10-day injured list

Drew Maggi contract selected from Triple-A St. Paul
September 18, 2021

TORONTO, ON – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed outfielder Rob Refsnyder on the 10-day Injured List with right elbow impingement. Refsnyder has played in 51 games for the Twins this season, hitting .245 (34-for-139) with seven doubles, two home runs, 12 RBI, 21 runs scored, 17

Twins make roster moves

September 17, 2021

TORONTO, ON – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have reinstated outfielder Brent Rooker from the Paternity List and have selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Nick Vincent from Triple-A St. Paul. Rooker and his wife, Allie, welcome their first child, a daughter named Blair Evelyn, in Minneapolis on

Griffin Jax named MLB recipient of Bob Feller Act of Valor Award

Award presentation will be prior to tonight’s 6:40 p.m. game vs. Cleveland
September 14, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins, in conjunction with the Bob Feller Act of Valor Award Foundation, announced today that Twins right-handed pitcher Griffin Jax has been named the 2021 MLB winner of the Bob Feller Act of Valor Award. The award presentation will take place on the field

Nelson Cruz Named Twins Nominee For 2021 Roberto Clemente Award

September 14, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – Major League Baseball today announced that former Minnesota Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz was named the club’s nominee for the 2021 Roberto Clemente Award, baseball’s most prestigious individual honor for Major Leaguers. Although he was acquired by the Tampa Bay Rays on July 22, Cruz remains

Twins place John Gant on 10-day injured list

Andrew Albers recalled from Triple-A St. Paul
September 14, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed right-handed pitcher John Gant on the 10-day Injured List with a left abdominal strain. Gant, who was acquired by the Twins via trade with St. Louis on July 30 in exchange for J.A. Happ, has appeared in

Twins place Brent Rooker on paternity list

Kyle Barraclough recalled from Triple-A St. Paul
September 13, 2021

NEW YORK, NY – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed outfielder Brent Rooker on the Paternity List. Rooker and his wife, Allie, are awaiting the arrival of their first child (a girl) in Minneapolis. The 26-year-old has appeared in 44 games for the Twins this season, hitting

Twins select contract of left-handed pitcher Jovani Moran

Andrew Albers optioned to Triple-A St. Paul
September 11, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have selected the contract of left-handed pitcher Jovani Moran from Triple-A St. Paul. Moran, 24, has split the 2021 season between Double-A Wichita and St. Paul, combining to go 4-2 with a 2.41 ERA (67.1 IP, 18 ER), three

Minnesota Twins homestand highlights: Friday, September 10 – Wednesday, September 15

Special 9/11 and Roberto Clemente remembrances, Armed Forces Appreciation Day, and Wild and Timberwolves Nights on tap as Twins face division rivals
September 10, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins, who at 18-16 (.529) since August 3 are tied for the fifth-best record in the American League (and 9th in the majors) over the last five weeks, are returning to Target Field for another unique homestand from tonight (Friday, September 10) through Wednesday,

Twins place Randy Dobnak on 10-day injured list

Andrew Albers recalled from Triple-A St. Paul
September 9, 2021

CLEVELAND, OH – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed right-handed pitcher Randy Dobnak on the 10-day Injured List with a right middle finger strain (retroactive to September 8). Dobnak, who was scheduled to make the start tonight against the Cleveland Indians, was returned from his rehab assignment

Twins announce plans for 9/11 Remembrance and Armed Forces Appreciation Day presented by Thomson Reuters

Special weekend at Target Field to commemorate lives tragically lost, while honoring the men and women of Twins Territory who bravely serve our communities and country
September 9, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins today announced plans for this upcoming Saturday and Sunday at Target Field, a special weekend as the club pays tribute to lives tragically lost, while honoring the men and women of Twins Territory who have, and continue to, bravely serve our communities and

Twins reinstate Michael Pineda from 10-day injured list

Ian Gibaut optioned to Triple-A St. Paul
September 6, 2021

CLEVELAND, OH – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher Michael Pineda from the 10-day Injured List. Pineda, who has missed the Twins’ last 20 games with a left mild oblique strain, has made 17 starts for Minnesota this season, going 4-8 with a 4.13 ERA

Twins return Luke Farrell from rehab assignment and reinstate from 60-day injured list

Andrew Albers optioned to Triple-A St. Paul
September 5, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, FL – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have returned right-handed pitcher Luke Farrell from his rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 60-day Injured List. Farrell, who has missed the Twins’ last 62 games with a right oblique strain, recently appeared in three games on rehab

Twins make September roster additions

September 1, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Joe Ryan from Triple-A St. Paul, and have returned right-handed pitcher Randy Dobnak from his rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 60-day Injured List. Ryan, 25, has appeared in 14 games

Twins recall Ben Rortvedt from Triple-A St. Paul

Charlie Barnes optioned to St. Paul
August 29, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled catcher Ben Rortvedt from Triple-A St. Paul. Rortvedt has appeared in 30 games for the Saints this season, hitting .236 (26-for-110) with five doubles, four home runs, 18 RBI, 17 runs scored, seven walks and a .292

Twins return Byron Buxton from rehab assignment and reinstate from 10-day injured list

Mitch Garver placed on 10-day injured list
August 27, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have returned outfielder Byron Buxton from rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 10-day Injured List. Buxton, who missed the Twins’ last 55 games with a left hand fracture, played in four games on rehab assignment for Triple-A St.