Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera hits a two-run home run during the first inning against the Minnesota Twins in Detroit on May 23, 2013.
Prince Fielder bounced a tiebreaking single off Jared Burton's glove in the eighth inning, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 7-6 come-from-behind victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
Evan Gattis no longer seems amazed by his improbable rookie season. Yet, there are still times when it's a bit of an adjustment for the Braves catcher.
Twins rookie Oswaldo Arcia was left out of the starting lineup Thursday for the fourth straight game, even after producing the club's first pinch-hit homer in almost three full years a day earlier.
Detroit Tigers' Avisail Garcia runs to the dugout after their 6-2 win over the Houston Astros in Detroit on May 14.
The Twins farm system is rich in hitting prospects: Miguel Sano, Byron Buxton, Oswaldo Arcia, Aaron Hicks, and several others.
The Detroit Tigers ended their road trip with two big victories over the first-place Cleveland Indians and their reward is 12 of the next 17 at home.
"I decided to just compete with my other pitches," he said. "I know my fastball is good, my two-seamer, so I just tried to command my curve and my slider." Teheran pitched 8 1-3 strong innings, Dan Uggla hit a three-run homer and the Atlanta Braves won their fourth straight game with a 5-1 victory over the struggling Minnesota Twins on Monday.
At this point, the Twins are so close to the Super Two cutoff, that it might actually make sense to wait.
Gattis did it again Wednesday, hitting his first career grand slam. B.J. Upton and Ramiro Pena also homered for the Braves, who finished off a sweep of the woeful Minnesota Twins with an 8-3 rout.
A House committee taking Congress' latest look at the Internal Revenue Service's mistreatment of tea party groups will apparently have to do so without input from the star witness.
The Minnesota Twins placed third baseman Trevor Plouffe on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion Wednesday after he was struck in the head by Dan Uggla's shin while breaking up an attempted double play.
The Illinois Fighting Illini will play their first game of the Big Ten Tournament today against the Minnesota Golden Gophers.
Three-time American League batting champion and former Twins star Tony Oliva will represent the organization in Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft next month.
Yes, it's true--today is Kent Hrbek's 53rd birthday . Please enjoy this clip of Hrbek being introduced in Atlanta in Game 3 of the 1991 World Series after the notorious Ron Gant incident .
Well-traveled right-hander Samuel Deduno, coming off a star turn at the World Baseball Classic, will get the start Friday at Detroit, the team announced Tuesday.