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Double play at Cleveland
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July 15, 2019 - 4:10 am
CLEVELAND (AP) - Carlos Santana hit a solo home run that broke a seventh-inning tie and the Indians avoided a sweep with a 4-3 win over the first-place Twins on Sunday. All-Star MVP Shane Bieber helped Cleveland salvage the finale and close within 6 1/2 games of the Twins. Santana lined an 0-2...
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July 13, 2019 - 8:13 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels all put on Tyler Skaggs' No. 45 jerseys and stood solemnly on the field while his mother, Debbie, delivered a heartbreakingly perfect strike on the first pitch. The Angels then proceeded to play their heavy hearts out in their first home game since...
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Max Kepler dives for the go-ahead run
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July 13, 2019 - 6:48 am
CLEVELAND (AP) - A replay challenge set in motion a late rally that helped the Twins add to their lead in the AL Central. After Max Kepler was ruled safe on a close play at first in the top of the seventh inning, Jorge Polanco smashed a two-run double for the go-ahead score, and the Twins went on...
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Adam Carter
July 10, 2019 - 3:30 pm
Among the people who will be rooting on the Twins as they fight for the AL Central crown is Paul Molitor. The Hall-of-Famer and former Twins manager talked to WCCO's Chad Hartman Wednesday about how he continues to follow the team, and what the Twins need to do to hold off the Cleveland Indians. "...
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July 10, 2019 - 6:58 am
Apple Valley's Tyus Jones is heading to Memphis. The Timberwolves star has been picked up by the Grizzlies on a three year, 28 million dollar contract. The Wolves had an opportunity to match the offer but decided not to. Wolves president Gersson Rosas issued the following statement overnight: “We...
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Twins All-Stars 2019
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July 09, 2019 - 5:53 am
Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco is slated to bat ninth for the American League against the National League in Tuesday night's All-Star Game at Progressive Field in Cleveland. Polanco, who leads Twins regulars in batting average, hits, triple, and runs scored, is playing in his first All-Star Game,...
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Mitch Garver watches Roghned Odor score
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July 08, 2019 - 5:00 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - After the Twins stranded the winning run on third base in the bottom of the 10th, the Rangers' Rougned Odor slammed a three-run homer in the top of the 11th inning to give Texas a 4-1 win Sunday at Target Field. The Twins took two of three from Texas, but still saw their once-...
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July 06, 2019 - 5:17 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Michael Pineda struck out a season-high nine over six efficient innings, Jason Castro had two hits and three RBIs, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Texas Rangers 7-4 on Saturday. Pineda (6-4) gave up five hits and a run on a solo homer in the sixth inning by Elvis Andrus. The big...
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Mark Freie
July 05, 2019 - 9:32 am
Target Field's new bag policy is in effect for the rest of the season. The club will move to a single compartment bag policy allowing a maximum bag size of 16"x16"x8". Bags 9"x5" or under qualify for no-bag "Express" lanes. Twins Senior Vice President of Operations, Matt Hoy, says they hope to...
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July 05, 2019 - 4:44 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Marcus Semien's second big swing of the day finally gave the Oakland Athletics some breathing room in an oh-so-tight series with the AL Central-leading Twins. Semien hit a grand slam in the eighth inning after his tying homer leading off the fifth, Chris Herrmann had a career...
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