Danny Valencia

Twins Trade Valencia to Red Sox
The Twins traded third baseman Danny Valencia to the Boston Red Sox for minor league outfielder Jeremias Pineda. Valencia was hitting just .198 with 2 homeruns and 17 RBIs for the Twins this season. He was assigned to triple-A Pawtuckett for the Red Sox.
Twins Move Liriano to Bullpen; Valencia Send Down
The Twins optioned 3rd baseman Danny Valencia to triple-A Rochester after hitting .190 with 1 homerun and 11 RBIs this season. The Twins also designated for assignment lefthanded relief pitcher Matt Maloney. Maloney has a 8.18 ERA with a 1-0 record in 11 innings pitched. The Twins are calling up …
Twins End Skid With Win Over Kansas City
The Twins ended their 6-game losing streak with a 7-4 win over Kansas City at Target Field Sunday. Minnesota scored 4 runs in the first inning and added 2 runs in the 3rd inning. Josh Willingham was a homerun short of hitting for the cycle. He was 3-5 with 2 runs scored and 2 RBIs, Danny Valencia…
Twins Beat Yankees 5-1; Play Tampa Bay
The Twins defeated the New York Yankees 5-1 in exhibition play in Florida Sunday afternoon. Joe Benson and Danny Valencia each hit solo homeruns and Mike Hollimon hit a 3-run homerun for Minnesota. Nick Blackburn threw 3 shutout innings with 3 hits allowed and 1 strikeout.
Tigers Beat Twins 8-4
The Twins took a 4-0 lead in the first inning but the Tigers scored 8 unanswered runs to win the game 8-4 Friday night in Detroit. Danny Valencia drove in 2 runs and Jason Kubel drove in a run for Minnesota. Kevin Slowey allowed 6 earned runs in 4 innings to take the loss for the Twins. Brad Penn…
Twins Top Cleveland 7-5 To Get A Split
The Twins beat Cleveland 7-5 Wednesday afternoon to earn a split in the 4-game series at Target Field. Minnesota scored 3 runs in the 8th inning to break a 4-all tie. Danny Valencia drove in the go-ahead run with a single in the 8th inning before Tsuyoshi Nishioka added a 2-run single.
Twins Beat Cleveland On Valencia’s Game-Winner
The Twins got a walk-off 2-run single from Danny Valencia with the bases loaded in the 9th inning to win the game. Valencia's 2-run single came with 1 out against Cleveland closer Chris Perez, Valencia's college roommate. Michael Cuddyer was 2-4 with a run scored and Joe Mauer was 1-3 wi…
Twins, Valencia Top Royals In 10
The Twins defeated Kansas City 4-3 in 10 innings Tuesday night. Danny Valencia hit a bases loaded walk-off single in the 10th to win it. Michael Cuddyer went 4-4 with a run scored for Minnesota and Luke Hughes was 2-4 with 2 RBIs for the Twins. Dusty Hughes threw a scoreless 10th inning to get th…