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Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander, right, walks in the dugout after completing the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
April 24, 2019 - 11:31 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Watching Wade Miley go right at the Minnesota Twins' lineup the night before inspired Justin Verlander. The right-hander followed suit and pitched eight dominant innings, and Carlos Correa, Michael Brantley and Josh Reddick all homered to lead the Houston Astros to a 7-1 win over the...
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April 18, 2019 - 4:14 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Randal Grichuk, Justin Smoak and Teoscar Hernandez hit home runs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 7-4 on Thursday. Eric Sogard added a three-run double for the Blue Jays, who took three of four at Target Field. Eddie Rosario homered twice for the Twins. It's 3-3...
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Henry Lake
April 12, 2019 - 9:57 am
Target Field is awesome. We know this. Watching the Twins in downtown Minneapolis on a beautiful summer day (or even a cold April Saturday) is pretty special. RELATED: Twins and Tigers postponed on Friday night due to storm. But, it can also be fun of a different sort following the team on the road...
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April 11, 2019 - 12:44 pm
The Twins have postponed Friday night's game against the Detroit Tigers at Target Field due to the late-season winter weather that has descended on Minnesota. The game will be made up on May 11th, as part of a day/night doubleheader. Game one will be at 1:10pm as scheduled with the made-up game at...
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Jay Biggerstaff USA Today
April 03, 2019 - 4:33 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eddie Rosario hit a go-ahead single in the ninth inning and the Minnesota Twins again rallied late against Kansas City, beating the Royals 7-6 on Thursday. After Max Kepler hit a tying, two-run single with two outs in the Twins eighth, Nelson Cruz drew a leadoff walk in the...
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David Berding USA Today
March 28, 2019 - 6:02 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota newcomer Marwin Gonzalez hit a two-run double in the seventh inning, Jose Berrios outdueled Corey Kluber and the Twins gave manager Rocco Baldelli a win in his debut, starting the season by beating the Cleveland Indians 2-0 Thursday. Berrios set a Twins opening day record...
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The new gate 34 at Target Field
Entercom
March 28, 2019 - 2:50 am
For a sport that leans so much on familiarity and tradition, baseball seems to be changing at an unusually rapid pace. Whether it's because of new technology, new strategies or new rules, the game could look a lot different over the next decade or so. "I think the commissioner's just trying to stay...
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FILE - In this May 5, 1997, file photo, Jack Buck, announcer for the St. Louis Cardinals, holds a copy of his book, "Jack Buck: That's a Winner," while seated in the KMOX broadcast booth at Busch Stadium, home of the Cardinals, in St. Louis. Without the voices, it’s not baseball. Some of the most familiar voices have left in recent years.(AP Photo/Leon Algee, File)
March 19, 2019 - 2:50 am
Steve Blass spent his boyhood afternoons in Connecticut flinging a rubber ball against the side of a half-barn, fantasizing that he was pitching in the majors. Come evening, the 10-year-old would get his radio and tune into a game, delighted when Mel Allen's voice crackled from the transistor. "...
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Rick Osentoski USA Today
WCCO Radio Newsroom
March 05, 2019 - 1:58 pm
Miguel Sano's heel laceration is apparently more serious than the Minnesota Twins originally thought. The slugger, who has yet to participate in baseball activities this spring, will likely be out until May, according to Twins officials. Miguel Sano underwent another debridement procedure on his...
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