Although the Twins lost 7-2 to Cincinnati, and saw Josh Donaldson and Byron Buxton exit with potential injuries, Minnesota has a one-game lead in the division with two games to play.
Twins bench coach Mike Bell is part of three generations of Bells in the major leagues - the majority of which has been in Cincinnati
Playoff ball means it's Jose Berrios' time to bear down rather than backslide
The 2020 version of the Homer Hanky will be available for purchase early next week, in time for Tuesday's opening game of the playoffs.
A look back at Friday night's game.
The Twins can clinch a home playoff berth as they face Cincinnati tonight at Target Field and get Nelson Cruz back in the lineup.
Even though the Twins didn't play, Thursday's games had a significant impact on what could happen when the playoffs begin next week. Here's the latest.
No face-to-face contact is allowed with people outside the quarantine, so it's up to the roughly 130 members of the Twins' traveling party to occupy themselves. It's not always easy.
The Twins are a game ahead of the White Sox heading into the final weekend of the regular season.
Cincinnati has the lowest team batting average (.211) in baseball, but at 29-28 it is in a dogfight for a playoff spot.
Josh Donaldson took a lot of heat for his ejection last week in Chicago. But, as the twins fortunes have changed, he's become a bathrobe-buying hero.
Columnist Chip Scoggins joins Michael Rand to talk about what's at stake for the final week of the regular season and what's ahead for the twins in the MLB playoffs.
Jake Cave put on the "Rally Robe" twice Wednesday thanks to the third multihomer game of his career, and he made a diving catch of a Victor Reyes liner in the sixth.
Because of injuries, the Twins have put their first-choice lineup on the field in only two of 57 games this season.
There have been position changes, piles of strikeouts and legal entanglements, but there's always the chance he could become the most prodigious power hitter in the game.
Jake Cave hit two homers to help the Twins overtake the White Sox, who lost to Cleveland, for the AL Central lead.
The White Sox's loss to Cleveland on Wednesday helped the Twins take a half-game lead in the Central, but Chicago owns a tiebreaker over the Twins. The division champion will begin the playoffs at home.
Twins outfielder Jake Cave was 2-for-4 with two home runs, three RBI and made a diving catch in the sixth inning.
One in eight Minnesotans do not know where their next meal is coming from.
First, Cleveland rallied past the first-place White Sox with a 10th-inning walk off home run. Then, Max Kepler smashed the Twins into a 3-3 and then blooped a single for the 5-4 victory.