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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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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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Max Kepler with the key hit in Detroit
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September 03, 2019 - 5:10 am
DETROIT (AP) - The Twins' path to the playoffs is getting a boost on the road. Max Kepler hit a two-out, two-run single in the eighth inning and the AL Central-leading Twins topped the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Monday. The Twins have gone 6-1 in the first seven games of a 10-game road trip, and are a...
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Jake Odorizzi with the pitch
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August 11, 2019 - 6:23 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Someone needed to toe the mound for the Minnesota Twins and take control. "Might as well be me," Jake Odorizzi said. "I kind of pride myself on that." Odorizzi earned his career-high 13th win and the Twins broke a tie with Cleveland atop the AL Central, beating the Indians 4-1...
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August 06, 2019 - 2:30 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - After sitting four powerful right-handed bats against Atlanta All-Star starter Mike Soroka, Twins manager Rocco Baldelli had plenty of pinch-hitting options late in another close game against a likely playoff team. Baldelli chose wisely with the surging Miguel Sano and Minnesota...
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Twins rookie Devin Smeltzer
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August 05, 2019 - 4:48 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Devin Smeltzer's meditation routine kept him calm on the way to his first major league win. Smeltzer pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning, and the Minnesota Twins completed a three-game sweep by blanking the Kansas City Royals 3-0 on Sunday. Jason Castro homered and Eddie...
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Twins get a hit from Luis Arraez
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July 29, 2019 - 5:04 am
CHICAGO (AP) - Fourteen pitches. That was all it took. These power-packed Twins can pile up runs in a hurry. Miguel Sano hit a three-run homer in Minnesota's five-run first inning, and the Twins pounded Dylan Covey and the Chicago White Sox 11-1 on Sunday to strengthen their hold on the AL Central...
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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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LaMonte Wade, Jr. of the Twins
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June 29, 2019 - 7:46 am
A lefthanded pitcher who started this season in Independent baseball held down the Twins for five innings, paving the way for the Chicago White Sox to win 6-4 Friday in Chicago. The Twins, who've scored just six runs in their last 27 innings, reinstated Byron Buxton and Marwin Golzalez off the...
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