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Twins announce sellout of 2019 Division Series ticket strips; limited amount of single-game tickets to be available at a later date

September 20, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN -- With the first-place Minnesota Twins holding a magic number of six to clinch their first American League Central Division crown since 2010, the club’s number of 2019 Division Series ticket strips for possible home games at Target Field, as allotted by Major League Baseball, have sold

Minnesota Twins Homestand Highlights

Monday, September 16 – Sunday, September 22; Twins vs. Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals
September 16, 2019

The first-place Minnesota Twins, with a 4.5-game lead and a magic number of nine to clinch their first American League Central Division title since 2010, return to Target Field for their final homestand of the regular season. The Twins will host a pair of division opponents, beginning with three games

Twins Select the Contract of Jorge Alcala

September 14, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Jorge Alcala. Alcala will join the team today in Cleveland and wear uniform number 66. Alcala, 24, combined to go 6-7 with a 5.47 ERA (110.1 IP, 67 ER) with 39 walks,

Twins sell out full postseason ticket strips; ALDS tickets on sale Sept. 19

September 12, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN -- With the first-place Minnesota Twins closing in on hosting a playoff game at Target Field for the first time since 2010, the club’s number of full 2019 Postseason ticket strips for home games, as allotted by Major League Baseball, have sold out, the club announced today.

Kyle Gibson Named Twins Nominee For 2019 Roberto Clemente Award

September 12, 2019

Major League Baseball today announced that Kyle Gibson was named the Minnesota Twins 2019 nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award, the most prestigious individual award for Major League players. The Roberto Clemente Award is the annual recognition of a Major League player who best represents the game of Baseball through

Twins place Buxton on 60-day injured list and reinstate Gibson from 10-day injured list

Club Selects Contract of Infielder Ronald Torreyes
September 10, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed outfielder Byron Buxton on the 60-day Injured List with a left shoulder subluxation, have reinstated right-handed pitcher Kyle Gibson from the 10-day Injured List and have selected the contract of infielder Ronald Torreyes from Triple-A Rochester. Buxton

2019 Twins postseason ticket strips to go on-sale Thursday, September 12 at noon

Only way to guarantee tickets for all potential 2019 Twins postseason home games
September 10, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – With the first-place Minnesota Twins holding a 5.0-game lead in the American League Central and pursuing their first division title since 2010, the club today announced that full 2019 Postseason ticket strips for home games at Target Field will go on-sale to the public beginning at

Twins acquire Ryan LaMarre from Atlanta in exchange for cash

September 8, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have acquired outfielder Ryan LaMarre in a trade with the Atlanta Braves in exchange for cash. LaMarre, 30, spent the season with Triple-A Gwinnett (Atlanta), hitting .311 (126-for-405) with 24 doubles, eight triples, nine home runs, 53 RBI, 55

Statement regarding suspension of Michael Pineda

September 7, 2019

Minneapolis, MN – The Minnesota Twins issued the following statement on today’s announcement by Major League Baseball that right-handed pitcher Michael Pineda has received a 60-game suspension for a violation of the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program: “We were disappointed to learn of the suspension of Michael Pineda for

Twins announce 'Pack the Park' 2-for-1 ticket offer for six September games

Fans can get two tickets for the price of one to Nationals and White Sox series; limited-time offer available now
September 6, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – With the first-place Minnesota Twins pushing toward their first American League Central Division title since 2010, the club today announced that fans can join in the pennant race and “Pack the Park” at Target Field with 2-for-1 tickets to home games on September 10-12 vs. the

Twins to host merchandise 'Yard Sale' at Target Field, Sept. 6-8

Promo bobbleheads and clothing items available for purchase, along with Twins Authentics; Twins wives will also hold a book drive on Sunday, Sept. 8, as club concludes series vs. Indians
September 4, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – Fans looking to re-stock their closets or memorabilia shelves with Minnesota Twins items are in luck, as the club will host a “Twins Yard Sale” at the Gate 34 Experience area of Target Field, in conjunction with this upcoming weekend’s American League Central Division showdown series

Twins add three pitchers to the September roster

September 3, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitchers Ryne Harper, Trevor Hildenberger and Fernando Romero from Triple-A Rochester. Harper, who spent the majority of the season with the Twins, appeared in 56 games out of the bullpen including making his major league debut

Twins Place Kyle Gibson on 10-Day Injured List

Lewis Thorpe Recalled from Triple-A Rochester
September 1, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed right-handed pitcher Kyle Gibson on the 10-day Injured List with Ulcerative Colitis. In 28 games (27 starts) for the Twins this season, Gibson has gone 13-6 with a 4.58 ERA (149.1 IP, 76 ER), 146 strikeouts and

Twins announce September roster additions 

September 1, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have selected the contracts of right-handed pitcher Brusdar Graterol and outfielder Ian Miller from Triple-A Rochester. They have also recalled left-handed pitcher Devin Smeltzer and right-handed pitchers Zack Littell and Kohl Stewart. Additionally, they will return both catcher Willians

Twins Recall Randy Dobnak From Triple-A Rochester

Lewis Thorpe Optioned to Rochester
August 27, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Randy Dobnak from Triple-A Rochester and have optioned left-handed pitcher Lewis Thorpe to Rochester. Dobnak, who will be in his second stint with the Twins, has appeared in three games (2 starts) for the Red

Target Field to host college football's opening weekend: North Dakota State vs. Butler, presented by Pioneer, on Aug. 31

Back-to-back FCS champ NDSU Bison to host the Bulldogs in Target Field’s first Division I game; Festivities to begin with pre-game concert by country artist Jordan Davis and hosted by Cenex®
August 26, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – With college football returning to the American sports landscape this weekend, the Minnesota Twins and North Dakota State University are proud to present the first-ever Division I game played at Target Field. Presented by Pioneer, the defending FCS national champion NDSU Bison will host Butler University

Twins recall Cody Stashak from Triple-A Rochester

Ryne Harper Optioned to Rochester
August 24, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Cody Stashak from Triple-A Rochester and have optioned right-handed pitcher Ryne Harper to Rochester. Stashak, who will be in his third stint with the Twins this season, has posted a 5-0 record with a 1.44

Twins reinstate Nelson Cruz from injured list

Zack Littell optioned to Triple-A Rochester
August 19, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. -- The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have reinstated designated hitter Nelson Cruz from the 10-day Injured List and have optioned right-handed pitcher Zack Littell to Triple-A Rochester. Cruz, who missed the last nine games with a left wrist strain, is hitting .294 (95-for-323) with 19

Twins Announce 2020 Spring Training Home Schedule

August 19, 2019

Twins Home Schedule Features 17 Games, Including Pair of Exhibitions Opener Set for Friday, February 21 vs. the University of Minnesota The Minnesota Twins today announced the home schedule for their 2020 Spring Training campaign, the club’s 30th at the CenturyLink Sports Complex in Lee County, FL. Twins pitchers and

Twins recall Lewis Thorpe from Triple-A Rochester

Devin Smeltzer optioned to Rochester
August 16, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled left-handed pitcher Lewis Thorpe from Triple-A Rochester and have optioned left-handed pitcher Devin Smeltzer to Rochester. Thorpe, who will be in his third stint with the Twins, recently appeared in two games for the Red Wings earlier

Twins host Fourth Annual Diversity Week 

Several programs scheduled to celebrate the inclusivity of Twins Territory, Presented by Prairie Island Indian Community and Treasure Island Resort & Casino
August 16, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – As a part of the team’s ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion, the Minnesota Twins organization will be hosting their fourth annual Diversity Week, presented by Prairie Island Indian Community and Treasure Island Resort & Casino, from Monday, August 19 through Saturday, August 24. Members of

Twins reinstate Michael Pineda from injured list

Randy Dobnak Optioned to Triple-A Rochester
August 15, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher Michael Pineda from the 10-day Injured List and have optioned right-handed pitcher Randy Dobnak to Triple-A Rochester. Pineda, who missed the Twins last 12 games with a right triceps strain, has started 21 games this

Twins reinstate Sam Dyson from injured list

Cody Stashak Optioned to Triple-A Rochester
August 13, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher Sam Dyson from the 10-day Injured List and have optioned right-handed pitcher Cody Stashak to Triple-A Rochester. Dyson, who was acquired via trade with San Francisco at the MLB trade deadline, has appeared in two

Wednesday's Twins at Brewers game to be exclusively carried on YouTube

Justin Morneau, Dan Plesac and Rich Waltz call the action, while Jamie Hersch reports from the dugout for the MLB Game of the Week Live on YouTube
August 13, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – Major League Baseball and YouTube have announced that the Minnesota Twins at Milwaukee Brewers game on Wednesday, August 14 at 1:00 p.m. CT has been selected as the sixth MLB Game of the Week Live on YouTube. As such, YouTube will have exclusive rights to telecast

Twins announce 2020 schedule

Opening Day scheduled for Thursday, March 26 at Oakland; Home Opener set for Thursday, April 2 vs. the Athletics
August 12, 2019

The Minnesota Twins today announced their preliminary regular season schedule for the 2020 season, marking the team’s 60th campaign in Twins Territory. Minnesota will begin its diamond anniversary season with its earliest Opening Day ever, March 26 at Oakland. That contest will start a seven-game, two-city roadtrip against the Athletics