Odorizzi, Abreu accept $17.8M offers to stay with teams

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Pitcher Jake Odorizzi accepted a $17.8 million qualifying offer to stay with the Minnesota Twins and first baseman José Abreu took the same amount to remain with the Chicago White Sox as general managers headed home…

Cruz hits 2 of 4 homers by Twins in 8-5 win over Royals

With the Minnesota Twins facing an early deficit, Nelson Cruz fixed that with one big swing.The 39-year-old designated hitter has sure had his hand in a lot of this team's remarkable success.Cruz hit two of Minnesota's four home runs and…

Twins lose 3-1 to White Sox, division lead trimmed to 4

Shutting down the Minnesota Twins' lineup hasn't been easy this season. Eight pitchers and a perfect throw from the outfield were necessary for the Chicago White Sox to do it Wednesday night.

Twins top White Sox 9-8 on bases-loaded hit by pitch in 12th

The Minnesota Twins feted their fourth walk-off win in this remarkable season with a bath of water and bubble gum for Ronald Torreyes, whose bases-loaded hit by pitch in the three-run 12th inning brought them one step closer to their first American League Central title in nine years.

Sanó's grand slam leads Twins to sweep of Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Miguel Sanó's grand slam capped a five-run eighth inning and the Minnesota Twins grabbed firm control of the AL Central by beating the Cleveland Indians 9-5, completing a sweep of Saturday's day-night doubleheader.The sweep pushed the Twins…