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Francisco Lindor and Luis Arraez
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September 08, 2019 - 6:45 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mike Clevinger won his 10th straight decision, and Carlos Santana and Francisco Lindor homered as the Cleveland Indians beat the Minnesota Twins 5-2 on Sunday. The Indians, 1 1/2 games behind Oakland for the second wild card in the American League, moved back to 5 1/2 games...
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Jackson Blatch starts repairs on the roof of his home in Marsh Harbor, Abaco Island, Bahamas, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 after Hurricane Dorian hit. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
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September 08, 2019 - 2:10 pm
MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas (AP) — The streets are filled with smashed cars, snapped power cables, shattered trees and deep silence. At the airport and dock, hundreds of people clamor for seats on airplanes and berths on ships arriving with aid and departing with people who lost their homes when deadly...
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Pick by Antoine Winfield
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September 08, 2019 - 6:18 am
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Antoine Winfield Jr. spoiled Fresno State’s bid for a Power 5 win for a second straight year. Winfield intercepted a pass in the end zone in the second overtime to preserve Minnesota’s 38-35 come-from-behind victory over Fresno State on Saturday night with his second game-...
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Twins catcher Mitch Garver hits a 3-run homer
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September 08, 2019 - 6:11 am
MINNEAPOLIS - Mitch Garver has hit more home runs in a season by a Twins catcher. None was more important than the one he hit late Saturday night. After homering in the first inning, Garver sliced a three-run shot into the overhang in right field in the seventh, proving the difference in the Twins...
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
September 07, 2019 - 2:32 pm
If you were hoping for good news following the Twins' extra-innings loss to the Cleveland Indians on Friday night, then this isn't the story for you. Major League Baseball announced Saturday that Twins right-handed pitcher Michael Pineda has been suspended 60 games after testing positive for...
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Saint Paul police department sign
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
September 07, 2019 - 7:50 am
One man was killed in a shooting that happened early Saturday morning in St. Paul. It happened sometime after 1:00 a.m. near the corner of McKnight Road and Glenridge Avenue. This is south of Interstate 94 and not far from Battle Creek Regional Park. We are investigating an overnight shooting in...
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Close but no cigar for Lamont Wade, Jr.
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September 07, 2019 - 6:57 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Following a 13th defeat in 22 games, Cleveland manager Terry Francona decided to deliver a brief pep talk before taking the road for a pivotal series in Minnesota. With time running out in this race, the Indians responded to the skipper's address and took one back from the first-...
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September 06, 2019 - 4:38 pm
A death is now reported in Minnesota associated with vaping. The Minnesota Department of Health says the person who died was older than 65, and had other underlying lung issues. The individual, who is not being identified, was vaping an illicit product containing THC, the psychoactive ingredient in...
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