The Red Sox slugger remains a media favorite, his quotes frequently lighting up reporters' notebooks.
The Twins on Wednesday afternoon scored twice in the sixth inning to climb to within 5-4 of the White Sox, and it felt as if it would be only a matter of time before they would shove the worst team in the AL Central out of the way.
Entering the final year of his contract with the Minnesota Twins , Justin Morneau certainly has a lot to play for.
Not only does Twins manager Ron Gardenhire like the on-base machine in the No. 2 lineup slot, but he worries about putting added strain on his franchise catcher in the first inning of home games.
Adam Dunn and Dayan Viciedo left no doubt about the legitimacy of their home runs in the second inning Tuesday night.
After a mediocre April , Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau has started May on a hot streak, with a .375 batting average with 17 RBI in 12 games after going 3-for-5 with two doubles and four RBI against the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Billy Butler broke out of a severe slump with five hits and five RBIs, and Kansas City kept Joe Blanton winless in eight starts this season with a victory over Los Angeles.
Rookie Aaron Hicks hit two home runs and made a leaping catch in center field to take a home run away from Adam Dunn in the Minnesota Twins' 10-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.
Justin Morneau went 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles and four RBI and Aaron Hicks added a pair of solo homers and scored three times as the Minnesota Twins cruised to a 10-3 win over the Chicago White Sox in the opener of a three-game set at Target Field.
Torii Hunter is changing as a hitter. His power is diminishing but his contact is producing in different ways to make him a quality contributor.
The Twins' bats have come alive this month, as the club ranks among the American League leaders in runs scored and doubles.
White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko talks about the team meeting called by manager Robin Ventura after the Sox committed three errors in the 3-2 loss to the Angels.
Since his difficult debut on April 13, Diamond has delivered four consecutive quality starts: 25.1 innings, six earned runs , 14 strikeouts, three walks.
The Minnesota Twins have to do some old-fashioned things, like operate within a budget, so spending more money than the competition is not an option.