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5/5/2016 | Jay, Urias among top prospect performers Wednesday

A new month has already brought better results for Tyler Jay, who, on Wednesday, fired a season-high 6 1/3 scoreless innings. The 22-year-old lefty scattered five hits, walked two and matched his season high with seven strikeouts while also inducing six ground-ball outs.


5/5/2016 | Decision to use bullpen early doesn't pay off

Phil Hughes clearly didn't have it on Wednesday, so Paul Molitor made the decision to pull him early. But the bullpen didn't fare any better, as the Astros hit four relievers hard en route to the Twins' 16-4 loss.


5/5/2016 | Twins, White Sox open weekend series in Chicago

Mat Latos and Ricky Nolasco are off to surprising starts this season, and the two are set to square off in the series opener between the White Sox and Twins on Friday night at U.S. Cellular Field.


5/4/2016 | Near-cycle built for two: Altuve, Correa 3B shy

Jose Altuve, Jason Castro and Carlos Correa each homered, with Altuve and Correa adding a single and a double, to lead the Astros to consecutive wins for the first time this season in a 16-4 rout of the Twins on Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park.


5/4/2016 | Brunansky, Molitor waiting for bats to spark

Hitting coach Tom Brunansky said the offense has been better recently, but he's far from being satisfied with the way the season has played out so far.


5/4/2016 | Graham called up for short stint with Twins

J.R. Graham joined the Twins on Wednesday, giving the club another arm in the bullpen after Alex Meyer was optioned to Triple-A Rochester following his start on Tuesday.


5/4/2016 | Meyer struggles in 1st start, sent to Triple-A

After two solid frames to begin his first Major League start, Alex Meyer faltered in the third. He took the loss, and after the game was optioned to Triple-A Rochester.


5/3/2016 | Astros ride two big blasts to win over Twins

George Springer homered for the second game in a row, hitting a two-run shot over the railroad tracks high above Minute Maid Park's left field to cap a three-run fourth inning and send the Astros to a 6-4 win over the Twins on Tuesday night.


5/3/2016 | Issues identified, Dozier showing improvement

Brian Dozier is showing signs that he's emerging from his early-season slump, and he credits working with hitting coach Tom Brunansky for helping him see what was causing his issues at the plate.


5/3/2016 | Santana on track to face White Sox Saturday

Ervin Santana threw a 30-pitch simulated game before Tuesday's game against the Astros and remains on track to be activated from the 15-day disabled list on Saturday and start against the White Sox in Chicago.


5/3/2016 | Twins-Astros finale in the hands of veteran righties

A pair of veteran right-handers looking to get on track square off on Wednesday, with the Astros' Mike Fiers facing the Twins' Phil Hughes in the series finale at Minute Maid Park. Fiers is 2-1 with a 4.97 ERA, while Hughes is 1-4 with a 4.45 ERA. Both teams are looking for a much-needed series win in the rubber match after disappointing starts to the season.


5/3/2016 | Berrios outpitches Keuchel for first MLB win

It wasn't easy, and it came against the reigning American League Cy Young Award winner, but Jose Berrios picked up his first Major League victory with the Twins' 6-2 win over the Astros at Minute Maid Park.


5/3/2016 | Patience pays off for Twins against Keuchel

The Twins took advantage of five walks off reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Dallas Keuchel en route to a series-opening win on Monday.


5/3/2016 | Twins' Meyer ready to step into spotlight against Astros

Twins right-hander Alex Meyer is primed to make his first career Major League start on Tuesday, opposite Astros right-hander Collin McHugh at Minute Maid Park.