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5/28/2015 | Clutch hitting at center of Twins' emergence

The Twins have won seven of their last eight series, 19 of their last 25 games and 12 of their last 14 home games. They bounced back from a 1-6 record and have been the hottest team in the Majors over the last month, as their 22-8 record since April 25 is the best in the Majors in that span. But the question is: How are they doing it?

5/27/2015 | Twins' milestones have significance

Maybe all you need to know about the Minnesota Twins was on display in the bottom of the third inning Wednesday afternoon at Target Field. This would be the day the Twins would grab a share of first place in the American League Central, the day of another raucous clubhouse celebration after a 6-4 victory over the Red Sox. Sure, there's a long way to go, but for the Twins, these small milestones have significance.

5/27/2015 | Twins' offense firing on all cylinders

A thicker-than-normal layer of fog enveloped the Twins' clubhouse Wednesday, evidence of the team's 6-4 victory over the Red Sox.

5/27/2015 | On Target: Bautista thrives at Target Field

Riding a five-game winning streak, the Twins will face a pair of Blue Jays who love hitting at Target Field when the two clubs begin a three-game set on Friday night.

5/27/2015 | Twins sweep Red Sox, tied for first in AL Central

The Twins completed a three-game sweep over the Red Sox with a 6-4 win powered by homers from Aaron Hicks and Eddie Rosario on Wednesday afternoon at Target Field. It marked the first sweep of Boston in Minnesota since 2006, and helped the Twins move into a tie for first place in the American League Central with the Royals at 28-18.

5/27/2015 | Fien on schedule to return to Twins' bullpen

The Twins' bullpen is set to get a boost, as reliever Casey Fien is nearing a return.

5/27/2015 | MLB.TV unveils new Web-based media player

Major League Baseball Advanced Media is introducing its new Web-based media player (version 5.0), for those who currently subscribe or those who sign up now for MLB.TV Premium ($114.99 a year or $24.99 a month) or regular MLB.TV ($94.99/$19.99). You'll notice the difference right away as the HD media player has an in-page layout, so it all happens in your browser with no need for an additional download.

5/27/2015 | Pelfrey's sinker-splitter combo stifles Red Sox

Considering he wasn't even added to the rotation until Ervin Santana's 80-game suspension right before the start of the season, Mike Pelfrey's impressive start is one of the biggest surprises for the Twins this season.

5/26/2015 | Twins could use push in All-Star balloting

Despite entering Tuesday eight games above .500 at 26-18, the Twins didn't have any players among the leading vote-getters for the 2015 All-Star Game, according to the first American League ballot update.

5/26/2015 | Turning tide against Red Sox, Twins seek sweep

For the past eight years, the Red Sox have won the season series against the Twins. The last time the teams met, the Twins were swept, scoring just two runs in a three-game series at Fenway Park. But that was last June and with a surging Twins team and a struggling Red Sox roster, that could change this year.

5/26/2015 | Statcast: Hicks motors to 21.4 mph on catch

With two outs in the second inning on Monday at Target Field, Daniel Nava popped Ricky Nolasco's full-count pitch to short center field, where Aaron Hicks came charging. According to Statcast, Hicks topped out at 21.4 mph to snag the ball on a dive and save a run.

5/25/2015 | Nolasco savors career milestone

Shortly after defeating the Red Sox on Monday, starter Ricky Nolasco was in the Twins' clubhouse dancing for his teammates. And while Nolasco's dancing skills admittedly might not be up to par, the righty had plenty of success on the mound, giving up just two runs in 7 2/3 innings and securing his 100th career victory in Minnesota's 7-2 win.

5/25/2015 | Offense keeps clicking with six-run second

The Twins just keep finding ways to score early, and it was again the case in a 7-2 win over the Red Sox on Monday at Target Field.

5/25/2015 | Fien, Arcia could return this week

With reliever Casey Fien and outfielder Oswaldo Arcia on rehab assignments with Triple-A Rochester, and both left-hander Tommy Milone and designated hitter Kennys Vargas faring well there, Twins manager Paul Molitor said he's been in regular contact with general manager Terry Ryan about the roster.

5/25/2015 | Buxton headlines Prospect Team of the Week

This past week, May 18-24, Byron Buxton raised his batting average 26 points and his slugging percentage 58 points, making him the most impressive among our Prospect Team of the Week honorees.

5/25/2015 | Twins try to keep rolling against Red Sox

The Red Sox and Twins entered their series as arguably two of the most surprising teams in the American League. While Boston is hovering around .500, Minnesota is near the top of the AL Central entering Tuesday night's matchup, which pits Mike Pelfrey against Clay Buchholz at Target Field.

5/25/2015 | Twins top Red Sox in Nolasco's 100th win

Ricky Nolasco picked up career win No. 100 with a season-high 7 2/3 innings, and was backed by a six-run second inning from the Twins in a 7-2 win over the Red Sox on Monday afternoon at Target Field.

5/24/2015 | Twins riding wave of momentum, confidence

The Twins finished off a 4-1 road trip and own the best record in May as they continue to get contributions from the entire roster.

5/24/2015 | Dozier's 2 HRs power Twins past White Sox

Brian Dozier led off the game with a home run and then added a three-run shot in the seventh to back a stingy Kyle Gibson as the Twins packed a series win for their trip home after a 7-1 rout of the Jose Quintana and the White Sox on Sunday.

5/24/2015 | Twins, Red Sox set for first meeting of 2015

The Red Sox and Twins square off for the first time this season on Monday in a matinee matchup at Target Field. The series opener will feature a pair of right-handers on the mound, as Boston turns to Joe Kelly and Minnesota hands the ball to Ricky Nolasco.

5/24/2015 | Fien, Arcia rehabbing with Triple-A Rochester

Reliever Casey Fien tossed a scoreless inning in a rehab appearance with Triple-A Rochester on Saturday night, while outfielder Oswaldo Arcia joined Rochester to start a rehab assignment of his own on Sunday.

5/23/2015 | May flowers in festive atmosphere

Twins right-hander Trevor May took advantage of the atmosphere and the shadows to outduel White Sox ace Chris Sale on Saturday.

5/23/2015 | Gibson, Quintana look for support in Twins-White Sox finale

The Minnesota Twins aim to keep up with the rest of the American League Central by sending out their hottest pitcher -- Kyle Gibson -- to the mound on Sunday afternoon against Chicago. Carrying a 1.20 ERA in his last five starts, Gibson hasn't struck out many batters (16 in that span), but he has limited his free passes, allowing eight walks in that time.

5/23/2015 | Mauer gets a day off to rest

Twins first baseman Joe Mauer started 40 of the club's first 41 games, but he was held out of the lineup for the second time this season on Saturday against the White Sox.

5/23/2015 | Hughes shows signs he's regaining old form

Phil Hughes is starting to show signs that he's regaining his form from last season after a slow start, but he still came away unsatisfied after a 3-2 loss to the White Sox on Friday.

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