J.A. Happ
St. Louis; Thursday, 1:15 p.m. EDT
CHICAGO (AP) — The surging St. Louis Cardinals activated right-handers Jack Flaherty and Dakota Hudson before Friday’s day-night doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.
St. Louis; Sunday, 2:15 p.m. EDT
St. Louis; Sunday, 2:15 p.m. EDT
St. Louis; Friday, 8:15 p.m. EDT
St. Louis; Wednesday, 7:45 p.m. EDT
St. Louis; Tuesday, 7:45 p.m. EDT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — By his own admission, J.A. Happ can get inside his head too much sometimes, particularly when the St.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — J.A. Happ combined with a trio of relievers on a one-hitter, Tommy Edman and Paul DeJong homered early and the St.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals acquired left-handed pitcher J.A. Happ and cash from the Minnesota Twins for right-handed pitcher John Gant and a minor-leaguer on Friday, a deal finalized in the last hour before the trade deadline.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ryan Jeffers and Miguel Sanó homered, leading J.A. Happ and the Minnesota Twins over the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Thursday night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez celebrated his selection for the All-Star Home Run Derby in the most appropriate way possible.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Saturday’s game between the Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins was postponed with heavy rain forecast in the area for much of the day.
SEATTLE (AP) — J.P. Crawford homered on J.A. Happ’s first pitch, Shed Long Jr. hit a three-run triple an inning later and the Seattle Mariners thumped the Minnesota Twins 10-0 on Tuesday night.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Donaldson and Nelson Cruz hit two-run homers off Aroldis Chapman in the ninth inning, and the Minnesota Twins beat the New York Yankees 7-5 Thursday night to avoid a three-game sweep.
Rookie Trevor Larnach homered and Rob Refsnyder drove in two runs as the Minnesota Twins hung on to beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nick Madrigal had three hits, including his first major league homer, and Danny Mendick launched his first career grand slam as the Chicago White Sox beat the struggling Minnesota Twins 16-4 on Monday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie Andrew Vaughn hit his first career home run, Yasmani Grandal connected for the second straight day and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 13-8 Wednesday night for their fifth win in a row.
Minnesota Twins left-hander J.A. Happ has lost his bid for a no-hitter with one out in the eighth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Boston Red Sox (6-3) vs. Minnesota Twins (5-4)

Minneapolis; Monday, 2:10 p.m. EDT

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NEW YORK (AP) — Brian Cashman knows the New York Yankees are taking big risks by adding pitchers Corey Kluber and Jameson Tallion, who have combined to pitch one inning during the past two seasons, and letting go of Masahiro Tanaka.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees had their Sunday brightened by Masahiro Tanaka, who came to the ballpark and seemed well a day after being hit in the head by Giancarlo Stanton’s line drive.
HOUSTON (AP) — In a battle of the bullpens, Carlos Correa felt the greatest relief.

Injured down the stretch and slumping this month, Correa hit a leadoff home run in the 11th inning that lifted the Houston Astros over the New York Yankees 3-2 Sunday night, tying the AL Championship Series at one game apiece.
Left-hander J.A. Happ and the New York Yankees have finalized a $34 million, two-year contract.

Happ gets $17 million in each of the next two seasons, and his deal includes a $17 million option for 2021 that could become guaranteed is he has either 27 or more starts as a pitcher in 2020 or 165 or more innings that year. A first-time All-Star, Happ was acquired from Toronto on July 26 as a summ
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The Yankees know they’ll be playing in the AL wild-card game on Oct. 3, and J.A.