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June 21, 2018 - 4:12 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Kyle Gibson is on the mound Thursday afternoon at Target Field as the Twins try to complete a three-game sweep of the Boston Red Sox. Robbie Grossman and Max Kepler homered to back an effective start by Lance Lynn as the Twins won Wednesday night 4-1. Kepler also made a marvelous...
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Eduardo Escobar
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June 20, 2018 - 5:42 am
By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Eduardo Escobar, yet again, gave the Minnesota Twins the go-ahead hit. Two of them, of course. He's become a doubles machine. With a two-base hit that drove in two runs off Chris Sale in the sixth inning and another that launched a four-run...
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June 19, 2018 - 4:54 am
Here are the pitching matchups for the Twins' three-game series against the Boston Red Sox, starting Tuesday night at Target Field: Tuesday: Chris Sale (6-4, 2.75) vs. Jose Berrios (7-5, 3.51), 7:10 p.m. Wednesday: David Price (8-4, 3.76) vs. Lance Lynn (4-5, 4.98), 7:10 p.m. Thursday: Rick...
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Twins meet at the mound
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June 18, 2018 - 4:16 am
This time, the Twins had their chanced, but the offense that failed to get anything going in Detroit instead came up empty at the wrong time. The Twins went hitless nine times with runners in scoring position after the first inning on Sunday, falling to Cleveland 4-1 after taking the first two...
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Rosario goes deep
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June 17, 2018 - 5:41 am
CLEVELAND (AP) - The Twins got four hits from Eddie Rosario in a 9-3 victory over the Indians on Saturday, their fifth straight win over the Tribe this season. Jake Odorizzi (3-3, 4.19 ERA) start Sunday's series finale at Progressive Field. Odorizzi allowed a season-high seven earned runs in 3 2/3...
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June 16, 2018 - 5:40 am
CLEVELAND (AP) - Fernando Rodney gets the start Saturday afternoon in Cleveland as the Twins go for their fifth straight win over the Indians. The Twins took Friday's opener 6-3 behind the pitching of Kyle Gibson and home runs from Eddie Rosario and Brian Dozier. So far this season, the Twins are 5...
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Lance Lynn
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June 15, 2018 - 9:54 am
When the Twins acquired veteran right handed starter Lance Lynn late in free agency last off-season, Twins faithful had high hopes that the former Cardinals pitcher would be an anchor for the Twins starting lineup. Perhaps the biggest evidence of this was the price tag that came with the 31 year...
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Twins Tigers
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June 14, 2018 - 5:12 am
By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT (AP) - Victor Reyes's RBI single keyed a four-run eighth inning and the Detroit Tigers rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 5-2 on Wednesday night. The Tigers, playing their first game since Miguel Cabrera's season-ending biceps injury, won for just the fourth...
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Eduardo Escobar celebrates
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June 12, 2018 - 5:25 am
Here are the pitching matchups for the Twins' three-game series in Detroit, starting Tuesday at Comerica Park Tuesday: Jake Odorizzi (3-3, 4.34) vs. Blaine Hardy (2-1, 3.66), 6:10 p.m. Wednesday: Jose Berrios (7-5, 3.66) vs. Matthew Boyd (4-4, 3.20), 6:10 p.m. Thursday: Lance Lynn (4-4, 5.08) vs...
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Jake Cave in Twins dugout
June 11, 2018 - 5:30 am
Twins manager Paul Molitor said he needed to be creative without being foolish when crafting a lineup from a roster racked with injuries. On Sunday, it worked. Loran Morrison and Jake Cave both homered and Fernando Romero gutted out five innings on the mound in the Twins' 7-5 win over the Los...
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