MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Josh Willingham hit two home runs, including a two-run shot in the eighth that put the Twins in front for good, to lead Minnesota past the Oakland Athletics 4-3 Tuesday night.
ST. LOUIS (AP) Matt Holliday's two-run home run in the sixth inning stunned Wily Peralta with the St. Louis Cardinals' first hit and rookie Shelby Miller blanked the Milwaukee Brewers into the seventh inning of a 4-2 victory Tuesday night.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ The Minnesota Twins will open the 2014 season on the road. But they shouldn't expect much better weather than if they opened the season at Target Field.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Trevor Plouffe went 2 for 3 and drove in the tying and go-ahead runs as the Minnesota Twins snapped a 10-game home losing streak with a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
CHICAGO (AP) Yovani Gallardo tossed seven strong innings and Jeff Bianchi delivered a key pinch-hit single, leading the Milwaukee Brewers over the Chicago Cubs 3-1 Sunday.
Gallardo (11-9) allowed one run and three hits.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Esmil Rogers pitched well into the eighth inning and Jose Reyes' late double broke a scoreless tie that led the Toronto Blue Jays past the Minnesota Twins 2-0 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Adam Lind hit a pair of three-run homers and J.A. Happ snapped a three-game losing streak, leading the Toronto Blue Jays over the Minnesota Twins 11-2 on Saturday night.
CHICAGO (AP) Rookie Junior Lake hit his first career grand slam in Chicago's five-run first inning and the Cubs held off the Milwaukee Brewers 8-5 on Friday.
Lake was 2 for 4 and has five homers since being called up July 19.
MILWAUKEE (AP) The Milwaukee Brewers confirm Ryan Braun is personally calling season ticket holders and apologizing for using performance-enhancing drugs.
Brewers executive Rick Schlesinger tells WTMJ radio (http://bit.ly/18xmMBH ) it was Braun's idea.
MILWAUKEE (AP) Amid the injuries, losses and off-field drama, a couple young hitters have emerged for the Milwaukee Brewers in a bid to make a lasting impression down the stretch.
Second baseman Scooter Gennett has been one of the league's top hitters since Aug. 1.