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Twins Honor T.K., Beat Indians 3-0

The Twins retired former Manager Tom Kelly's #10 in a pregame ceremony before a 3-0 win over the Cleveland Indians. Kelly managed the Twins to two World Series titles in 1987 and 1991. He managed the team for 16 years. Cole DeVries led the Twins attack throwing 6 shutout innings with 4 hits allowed and 2 strikeouts. He gets the win and improves to 5-5. Joe Mauer, Josh Willingham and Justin Morneau each drove in 1 run and Ben Revere had 2 hits, 2 runs scored and 2 stolen bases.

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White Sox, Rios Beat Twins 6-2

The Twins lost 6-2 in Chicago Wednesday to close a 3-game series against the White Sox. Alex Rios hit a pair of homeruns and drove in all 6 runs for the White Sox. Ryan Doumit and Chris Parmelee each had 2 hits and both Matt Carson and Eduardo Escobar had 1 hit and 1 RBI. P.J. Walters allowed 6 earned runs in 5 innings to take the loss and drop to 2-3. Jake Peavy allowed 1 earned run in 6 innings to get the win.

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Twins Outscore White Sox 18-9

The Twins outscored the White Sox 18-9 in Chicago Tuesday night. Minnesota scored 7 runs in the 2nd inning and added 10 runs in the 5th inning. Chris Parmelee hit a 3-run homerun and 4 RBIs, Ryan Doumit was 3-6 with a homerun and 3 RBIs, and Eduardo Escobar had 2 hits, 2 runs scored and 3 RBIs for the Twins. Escobar made his Twins debut after being chosen as a September call-up. The Twins acquire Escobar in the Liriano trade in July.

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White Sox Down Twins 4-2

The Twins lost 4-2 in Chicago to the White Sox Monday night. Gordon Beckham went 2-4 with a 2-run homerun and 3 RBIs to lead the White Sox. Jamey Carroll was 2-3 with a solo homerun, his first as a Twin. The 38-year old Carroll now has 13 homeruns in his career. Justin Morneau had a RBI single for the Twins. Chris Parmelee went 2-4 for Minnesota. Sam Deduno threw 6 innings with 2 earned runs allowed to take the loss and drop to 5-3.

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Royals Beat Twins to Salvage Final Game of the Series

Kansas City beat the Twins 6-4 in K.C. Sunday to salvage the final game of the 3-game series. Esmerling Vazquez made his first major league start and allowed 7 hits and 5 earned runs in 5 2/3 innings to take the loss and drop to 0-1. Chris Parmelee was 2-4 with a solo homerun, Joe Mauer was 3-4 and Alexi Casilla went 2-4 with 2 RBIs for the Twins.

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Twins Sweep Doubleheader In Kansas City

The Twins swept a doubleheader in Kansas City Saturday after having their game rained out on Friday night. Minnesota won game 1 3-1 before winning game 2 8-7. In game one Cole DeVries threw 6 2/3 innings with 7 hits and 1 earned run allowed to get the win and improve to 4-5. Justin Morneau was 1-2 with 2 RBIs, Jamey Carroll had 3 hits and Chris Parmelee chipped in 2 hits.

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Mariners Edge Twins 5-4

The Twins lost 5-4 at home against Seattle Thursday in the final game of a 4-game series. Josh Willingham's dropped ball in the 6th inning led to 4 Seattle runs and may have cost the Twins the game. Willingham did hit a 2-run homerun later in the game. Alexi Casilla was 2-3 with 2 runs scored and 1 RBI and Brian Duensing threw 5 1/3 innings with 4 hits and 3 earned runs allowed to take the loss and drop to 3-10.

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Twins, Deduno Blank Mariners 10-0

The Twins blanked the Seattle Mariners 10-0 at Target Field Wednesday night. Sam Deduno threw 7 shutout innings with just 2 hits allowed to get the win and improve to 5-2. Deduno struckout a career high 9 and allowed no walks. Trevor Plouffe was 2-4 with a 2-run homerun and 4 RBIs, Josh Willingham was 2-3 with a solo homerun and 2 RBIs and Joe Mauer was 3-5 with a triple and 2 RBIs. Plouffe's homerun was his 20th this year while Willingham hit his 32nd.

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It’s Official: Target Field Gets the 2014 All Star Game

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig made official what we all knew on Wednesday, Target Field is getting the 2014 MLB All Star Game. Selig said Minnesota is an easy choice and that the 6-day event will be great for the entire Twin Cities Metro area. The Twins last hosted the All Star game at the Metrodome in 1985 and hosting the All Star Game at Met Stadium in 1965.

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Twins Outright Gray; Callup Parmelee

The Twins have outrighted relief pitcher Jeff Gray to triple-A Rochester after he passed through waivers and have called up first baseman Chris Parmelee. Gray has a 5.71 ERA in 52 innings for the Twins this season while Parmelee is batting .338 with 17 homeruns and 49 RBIs in 64 games at triple-A Rochester this season.

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