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Max Kepler
Up to five homers
OFMinnesota Twins
August 8, 2020
Kepler went 2-for-5 with a solo home run in Saturday's 9-6 loss to the Royals.
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Nelson Cruz
Smacks solo homer
DHMinnesota Twins
August 8, 2020
Cruz went 1-for-5 with a solo home run in Saturday's 9-6 loss to the Royals.
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Jake Odorizzi
Three innings in season debut
PMinnesota Twins
August 8, 2020
Odorizzi allowed two runs on four hits and two walks while striking out two over three innings in a no-decision against the Royals on Saturday.
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Rich Hill
Could return next weekend
PMinnesota Twins
Shoulder
August 8, 2020
Hill (shoulder) could be available for next weekend's series against the Royals, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
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Jake Odorizzi
Limited workload expected Saturday
PMinnesota Twins
August 8, 2020
Odorizzi won't throw more than 70 or 75 pitches in his season debut against the Royals, Dan Hayes of The Athletic reports.
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Luis Arraez
Returns to lineup
2BMinnesota Twins
August 8, 2020
Arraez (knee) is starting Saturday against the Royals.
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Jake Odorizzi
Officially activated by Twins
PMinnesota Twins
August 8, 2020
Odorizzi (back) was activated off the 10-day injured list Saturday, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports.
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Byron Buxton
Second straight game with homer
OFMinnesota Twins
August 7, 2020
Buxton went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Royals.
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Devin Smeltzer
Gives up two runs in Kansas City
PMinnesota Twins
August 7, 2020
Smeltzer allowed two runs on four hits and one walk while striking out two over 4.1 innings in a no-decision against the Royals on Friday.
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Homer Bailey
Hasn't resumed throwing
PMinnesota Twins
Biceps
August 7, 2020
Manager Rocco Baldelli said Friday that Bailey (biceps) still hasn't resumed throwing, Betsy Helfand of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
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Rich Hill
Resumes throwing
PMinnesota Twins
Shoulder
August 7, 2020
Hill (shoulder) returned to the team Friday and is going through his throwing progression, Betsy Helfand of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
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Luis Arraez
Battling minor knee soreness
2BMinnesota Twins
Knee
August 7, 2020
Arraez is battling minor knee soreness but could return to the lineup in the coming days, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports.
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Josh Donaldson
Placed on injured list
3BMinnesota Twins
Calf
August 7, 2020
Donaldson (calf) was placed on the 10-day injured list Friday, Aaron Gleeman of The Athletic reports.
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Nelson Cruz
Not in Friday's lineup
DHMinnesota Twins
August 7, 2020
Cruz will get the day off Friday against Kansas City.
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Luis Arraez
Sits again Friday
2BMinnesota Twins
August 7, 2020
Arraez remains out of the lineup Friday against the Royals.
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Josh Donaldson
Still not starting
3BMinnesota Twins
Calf
August 7, 2020
Donaldson (calf) remains on the bench for Friday's game against the Royals.
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Kenta Maeda
Long ball ruins effort
PMinnesota Twins
August 6, 2020
Maeda allowed three earned runs on on three hits and one walk while striking out four across six innings Thursday against the Pirates. He did not factor into the decision.
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Taylor Rogers
Blows save chance
PMinnesota Twins
August 6, 2020
Rogers (1-1) recorded only one out but surrendered three hits and two earned runs to blow the save and take the loss Thursday against the Pirates.
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Byron Buxton
Slugs first homer
OFMinnesota Twins
August 6, 2020
Buxton went 1-for-4 with a solo home run Thursday against the Pirates.
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Eddie Rosario
Productive day at plate
OFMinnesota Twins
August 6, 2020
Rosario went 1-for-2 with a solo home run, two walks and two runs scored Thursday against the Pirates.
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Miguel Sano
Records three-run homer
3BMinnesota Twins
August 6, 2020
Sano went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run Thursday against the Pirates.
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Devin Smeltzer
On tap for Friday's start
PMinnesota Twins
August 6, 2020
The Twins list Smeltzer as their starting pitcher for Friday's game against the Royals, Betsy Helfand of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
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Lewis Thorpe
Bypassed for weekend start
PMinnesota Twins
August 6, 2020
Thorpe doesn't appear in line to make a start during this weekend's series in Kansas City, with the Twins listing Devin Smeltzer and Jake Odorizzi (back) as their starters for games Friday and Saturday, respectively, Betsy Helfand of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
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Randy Dobnak
Set to stay in rotation
PMinnesota Twins
August 6, 2020
Dobnak will remain in the Minnesota starting rotation, manager Rocco Baldelli told Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com. "We'll be ready for pretty much anything, but I don't think there's any reason right now to think [Dobnak] is going to come out of the rotation any time in the near future," said Baldelli.
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Luis Arraez
Lineup removal not injury-related
2BMinnesota Twins
August 6, 2020
Twins manager Rocco Baldelli clarified that Arraez was pulled from Thursday's lineup in what was intended to be a pre-planned maintenance day, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports.
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