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2018 Schedule
33-38, 3rd in AL Cent
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Twins' Escobar exits after HBP, has bruised elbow

The Twins' Eduardo Escobar was diagnosed with a bruised right elbow after being struck by a pitch from Boston's Rick Porcello in the first inning of Thursday's game.

Kepler's bat and glove lead Twins over Red Sox (1:03)
Dozier laces insurance run in eighth (0:44)
Grossman slugs leadoff homer (0:17)
Kepler goes yard off Price (0:27)
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Ranking all 30 MLB rotations

Combining performance so far with projections, we break down which groups of starters are elite and which are baseball's weakest.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

The most impressive stat so far that nobody is paying attention to: Eduardo Escobar has 30 doubles, putting him on pace for 71. Earl Webb's 67 has stood as the record since 1931. A record chase would seem unlikely -- guys have been on pace before through half a season -- but what a season Escobar is having.


Kluber not himself as Twins beat Cy Young winner 6-3

Corey Kluber had a rare rocky performance, lasting just five innings and losing for the first time in seven starts as Kyle Gibson outpitched the Cy Young winner and Brian Dozier hit a two-run homer to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 6-3 win over the...

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Slumping Twins activate 1B Mauer from DL

The Minnesota Twins have returned first baseman Joe Mauer from his rehab assignment and reinstated him from the disabled list after a 25-game absence because of a neck strain and concussion-like symptoms resulting from a dive for a foul ball.


BBTN: Sano's Demotion, Longo's Injury, Albies' Heroics

Buster & Karl Ravech discuss Miguel Sano's demotion, Evan Longoria's injury, Ozzie Albies' athleticism and more (2:01). Plus, Jessica Mendoza on the Sunday Night matchup (28:00) and a taste of our "Call to The Legend" with Trevor Hoffman (43:24).

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Ex-All Star Sano optioned to Single-A by Twins

The Twins optioned Miguel Sano to their Single-A affiliate in Fort Myers on Thursday in hopes the move helps the former All-Star third baseman get back on track.

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average4.1117th
Quality Starts35Tied-16th
Batting Average.23821st
On Base Percentage.31023rd
Slugging Percentage.40216th