2019 SeasonAll times ET

2019 Schedule
101-61, 1st in AL Cent
Kamil Krzaczynski/USA Today Sports

Sources: Twins expected to pick up Cruz option

Nelson Cruz, who became just the third player in team history to hit 40 home runs, is expected to remain with the Twins for 2020 when they exercise their $12 million option, sources told ESPN.

Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

Twins enter offseason with pride after record year

One bad playoff series against the Yankees can't erase the consistency, resiliency and success displayed by the Twins as they won the AL Central division for the first time since 2010.


BBTN: Scherzer's Effort, Clutch Hitting, Numbers Game

Max Scherzer wills himself and the Nationals to a Wednesday Game 5 showdown against the Dodgers, who Buster and Dave Schoenfield say face more pressure to win than any other playoff team (16:34). They also discuss Houston's decision to start Justin Verlander today, Yadier Molina's clutch gene and why they're happy Stephen Strasburg will get the ball tomorrow against Walker Buehler. Plus, Sarah Langs and "The Numbers Game" (38:45).


Torres leads Yankees to 5-1 win and sweep of Twins

Gleyber Torres got New York going with a second-inning home run, scored on each of his two doubles and made a pair of sparkling defensive plays, fueling the Yankees to a 5-1 victory over Minnesota on Monday night to finish yet another sweep of the...


BBTN: Clutch Braves, LAD's Dominance, Cap Talk

The Braves pull off a stunning comeback and the Dodgers shell Patrick Corbin. Buster and Tim Kurkjian recap a wild divisional series weekend by discussing Atlanta's clutch gene, the Yankees' plate discipline, if the Rays can salvage a game against the confident Astros and more (14:22). Plus, ESPN's Alden Gonzalez previews tonight's Dodgers/Nationals Game 4 (34:04) and Todd Radom joins for a playoff-themed "Cap Talk" (42:56).


Gregorius, Yanks stagger Twins again, lead ALDS 2-0

Didi Gregorius hooked a slump-busting grand slam during a seven-run third inning and the New York Yankees pummeled the Minnesota Twins again, cruising to an 8-2 victory Saturday for a 2-0 lead in their AL Division Series.

Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images
11dJoon Lee

Uber to ALDS: Twins to start rookie Dobnak next

Twins rookie Randy Dobnak, who made his major league debut in mid-August, will start Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday over veteran righty Jake Odorizzi, the team announced.


LeMahieu leads Yankees past Twins in opener

DJ LeMahieu homered and drove in four runs, Gleyber Torres broke a tie with a two-run double and the New York Yankees extended their October mastery of the Minnesota Twins with a 10-4 victory Friday night in the AL Division Series opener.


BBTN: Acuna's Effort, Callaway Firing, Buehler

Buster and Karl Ravech discuss a series-altering blunder by Ronald Acuna Jr. and Walker Buehler's dominance (13:33). Plus, Joel Sherman of The New York Post talks about the Mets' future following the firing of Mickey Callaway and also names some potential managerial replacements (31:52).

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average4.189th
Quality Starts67Tied-10th
Batting Average.2702nd
On Base Percentage.3386th
Slugging Percentage.4942nd