Joe Blanton drops 13th decision

Angels starter Joe Blanton couldn’t get out of the fourth inning and suffered yet another defeat Monday night at home against the Twins. Blanton now has 13 losses as he fell to 2-13 with a 5.66 ERA. He allowed four earned runs and had his pitch count up to 90 after 3 2/3 innings when ...

Alex Meyer expected back this year

Twins pitching prospect Alex Meyer, who has a shoulder injury, is expected to return before the end of the minor league season, the St. Paul Pioneer-Press reports Monday. This news comes from Meyer’s agent, Scott Boras. “I spoke to (general manager) Terry (Ryan) about Alex,” Boras said. “They’re doing the appropriate things, examining him, resting ...

Chris Herrmann added back to Twins' roster

The Twins announced Sunday recalled outfielder/catcher Chris Herrmann from Triple-A Rochester. Herrmann hit .462 (6 for 13) in his first stint with the Twins.

Doug Bernier back in majors for first time since 2008

The Twins selected of the contract of infielder Doug Bernier from Triple-A Rochester Sunday. Bernier is making his first stint with the Twins after batting .295 in 92 games for Rochester. Bernier hasn’t appeared in the majors since playing in two games for the Rockies in 2008.