2021 Season

2021 Schedule
73-89, 5th in AL Cent
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Cruz's philanthropic efforts net Clemente Award

Nelson Cruz, who was nominated by the Twins before being traded to the Rays, is the 50th winner of the Roberto Clemente Award. The veteran slugger provided financial support for 1,200 families in the Dominican Republic during the pandemic.

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Twins reassign hitting coach Varela to minors

The Minnesota Twins have reassigned hitting coach Edgar Varela to a minor league role and now have three openings to fill on their major league staff.

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Twins president on rebuild: 'Not using that word'

Despite a pitching-fueled last-place finish in 2021, Twins president Derek Falvey is resisting the concept of a complete rebuild, saying "I'm not using that word."


Polanco, Pineda help Twins beat Tigers 5-2

— Jorge Polanco launched a three-run homer and Michael Pineda was solid in his last start of the year as the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 on Wednesday night.


Jansen, Springer homer, Blue Jays beat Twins, keep pressure

— Danny Jansen hit a go-ahead, three-run homer, George Springer also went deep and the Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 5-2 Sunday to maintain pressure in the AL wild-card race before heading to Toronto for their final homestand.


Berríos tops old team, Blue Jays increase lead, beat Twins

— José Berríos pitched into the seventh inning to beat his former team, Bo Bichette homered in a five-run first inning and the Toronto Blue Jays increased their lead in the playoff race by beating the Minnesota Twins 5-3 Sunday.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24117th
On Base Percentage.31418th
Slugging Percentage.4239th
Earned Run Average4.8326th
Quality Starts3220th