ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mitch Garver is a catcher who can hit, which is why the Texas Rangers acquired him. He doesn't want to just hit, which is why he will have season-ending surgery to repair a torn flexor tendon in his throwing arm.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Corey Seager hit a tiebreaking three-run homer and the Texas Rangers reached the midpoint of their season on the right side of a one-run game.
Mitch Garver, another of the Texas newcomers, got hit by a pitch with the bases loaded against his former team in what will be his final series this season.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Texas Rangers have put right-hander Glenn Otto, who had been scheduled to start Friday night against the White Sox, on the COVID-19-related injured list.
The Rangers made the move before the game in Chicago.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nearly 1,600 miles away, the final out was determined to end a home-opening loss for the Texas Rangers.
TORONTO (AP) — Lourdes Gurriel Jr. doubled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Toronto Blue Jays erased a seven-run deficit and completed the biggest opening day comeback in seven decades to beat the Texas Rangers 10-8 Friday night.
TORONTO (AP) — Finally back for opening day — and in a full house, at that — the upstart Toronto Blue Jays tapped into their potent offense for the biggest season-opening comeback in more than seven decades.
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Lance Lynn is ready if needed, but he says he's not particularly concerned about who starts on opening day for the Chicago White Sox.
“When you have multiple guys who have the ability to do that it’s awesome,” Lynn said Wednesday.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Sonny Gray needed a few more steps than normal to get through his first workout of spring training with his new team.
Once the veteran right-hander got there, Gray discovered he’s just where he wants to be.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Gary Sánchez is ready to move on from the New York Yankees.
The power-hitting catcher reported to Minnesota Twins camp on Monday morning with teammate Gio Urshela about 12 hours after they were included in a three-for-two trade that sent third baseman Josh Donaldson and short-lived shortstop Isiah Kiner-Falefa to New York.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees remade the left side of their infield, acquiring former AL MVP Josh Donaldson, shortstop Isiah Kiner-Falefa and backup catcher Ben Rortvedt from the Minnesota Twins on Sunday night for catcher Gary Sánchez and third baseman Gio Urshela,
Isiah Kiner-Falefa, the starting shortstop for the Texas Rangers who was supplanted by the blockbuster addition of Corey Seager, was traded Saturday to the Minnesota Twins for catcher Mitch Garver.
CHICAGO (AP) — Nick Gordon hit a two-run homer and two singles, Josh Donaldson and Max Kepler each had three hits and two RBIs, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago Cubs 9-5 on Tuesday night.
Mitch Garver added three singles and an RBI in his return from a back injury to help last-place Minnesota end a two-game slide.
HOUSTON (AP) — Mitch Garver homered early and Josh Donaldson had an RBI single in the 11th inning in the Minnesota Twins' 5-4 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday night.
Donaldson laced a ball to right field off Rafael Montero (5-4) with no outs in the 11th to score the runner who started the inning on second base.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Max Kepler's RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning against All-Star closer Gregory Soto gave the Minnesota Twins a 6-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.
Soto walked the bases loaded in the ninth before striking out Willians Astudillo on three pitches, finishing him with a 100 mph fastball and a hard pump of his arm.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Whit Merrifield had two hits and three RBIs, Kris Bubic had another strong start and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 8-3 Friday night.
Merrifield had a two-run double in a five-run seventh inning as Kansas City’s offense broke out after scoring five total runs during a three-game series at Tampa Bay.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rob Refsnyder homered and doubled twice, Jorge Polanco also homered and the Minnesota Twins beat Baltimore 7-4 Tuesday night, the Orioles' eighth straight loss.
Mitch Garver and Alex Kirilloff each doubled twice as the Twins cranked out eight extra-base hits to win their third in a row.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitch Garver hit a two-run double and the short-handed Minnesota Twins used a six-run eighth inning to beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-3 on Monday night.
Baltimore’s DJ Stewart hit a two-run homer for a 3-2 lead as the first batter following a 45-minute rain delay in the eighth.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The day after a 1,900-mile flight and a few hours before another 2,400-mile flight, the Minnesota Twins managed to split a doubleheader out in Southern California.
For the team with the worst record in the American League, a split under these circumstances felt like a big win for the Twins.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The night began with Torii Hunter throwing the ceremonial first pitch to Joe Mauer, energizing the over-capacity crowd gathered for the first postseason game at Target Field since 2010, the year the ballpark opened...
TORONTO (AP) — Justin Verlander pitched his third career no-hitter, punctuating a dominant season with an overpowering performance to lead the Houston Astros past the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0 on Sunday.
Mitch Garver batted with two on and two outs in the second inning Sunday. He fell behind 0-2 in the count against Orioles righthander Alex Cobb but battled back to run the count full.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hector Santiago got out of a big jam. Then he got out of his former home ballpark with a victory...
ANAHEIM, CALIF. – For the second consecutive night, Mitch Garver stepped up in the clutch for the Twins.
After hitting a tying double to right on Friday to cap a comeback victory, Garver’s RBI double in the 12th inning Saturday drove in Eddie Rosario with the winning run in a 5-3 victory over the Angels.
FORT MYERS, FLA. Twins righthander Jose Berrios needed 20 pitches to get out of the first inning Sunday. He lasted only one inning in his Grapefruit League debut Tuesday, throwing a whopping 32 pitches against Boston.