Minnesota Twins

Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after he hit a three-run homer against the Minnesota Twins in the bottom of the six inning at O.co Coliseum on August 9, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Norris, Vogt Homer As A’s Beat Twins 12 In A Row, 9-4

Derek Norris hit a three-run homer, Stephen Vogt added a two-run shot, and the Oakland Athletics won their 12th straight against the Minnesota Twins with a 9-4 victory Saturday night.


BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.


Sergio Romo

Vogelsong Shuts Down Twins In 2-1 Giants Win

Ryan Vogelsong struck out 7 in 6 2-3 innings of a second straight scoreless start and Pablo Sandoval homered for the fourth time in six games to lead the Giants to a 2-1 victory over the Twins on Saturday night.


OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Oswaldo Arcia #31 of the Minnesota Twins hits an RBI single against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning at O.co Coliseum on September 22, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Twins’ Oswaldo Arcia Should Develop With Experience

Oswaldo Arcia was a bright spot for the Twins in 2013. Can he hold down a corner outfield spot this season?


6 Mar 2000: Pedro Martinez #45 of the Boston Red Sox winds back to pitch the ball during the Spring Training Game against the Texas Rangers at Charlotte County Stadium in Port Charlotte , Florida.

Top 5 Incredible Spring Training Moments

Spring training games don’t count for stats or standings, but crazy stuff still happens.


Twins v A's

A’s Beat Twins 11-7, Clinch AL West Again

Coco Crisp hit a 3-run homer, Daric Barton and Jed Lowrie each had a solo shot and the Oakland A’s wrapped up their 2nd straight AL West title while overpowering the Minnesota Twins 11-7 Sunday.


Alberto Callaspo #18 of the Oakland Athletics hits an RBI single scoring Jed Lowrie #8 (not pictured) during the first inning against the Minnesota Twins at O.co Coliseum on September 21, 2013 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Beat Twins 9-1; Lower Magic Number To ‘1’

The Oakland Athletics lowered their magic number to one for clinching their second straight AL West title, beating the Minnesota Twins 9-1 Saturday behind the pitching of Jarrod Parker and hitting of Alberto Callaspo.


Bartolo Colon #40 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the New York Yankees at O.co Coliseum on June 11, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s, Colon Try To Move Closer To AL West Title Vs. Twins

The Oakland Athletics are closing in on another AL West title, and giving the ball to Bartolo Colon should get them even closer. It could also improve his chances at another AL Cy Young Award.


Brian Fuentes #40 of the Oakland Athletics walks off the field as Joe Mauer #7 of the Minnesota Twins heads home to score after Josh Willingham #16 hit a walk-off home run in the ninth inning on May 29, 2012 at Target Field in Minneapolis. The Twins defeated the Athletics 3-4 in a walk off. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

A’s Hope To Move Closer To AL West Title, Open Set vs. Twins

Though they come off a disappointing result, the Oakland Athletics figure to have a good chance to clinch their second straight division title by the end of their four-game home series with the struggling Minnesota Twins.


A.J. Griffin #64 of the Oakland Athletics delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the third inning of the game on September 12, 2013 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Griffin Cruises, A’s Grow Division Lead With 8-2 Win Over Minnesota

A.J. Griffin allowed just two hits in seven innings and the Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 8-2 Thursday afternoon to increase their division lead heading into a crucial weekend series.




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