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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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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Twins vs Red Sox
June 17, 2019 - 10:45 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Rick Porcello pitched seven shutout innings for Boston to outduel Twins ace Jose Berrios, and the Red Sox stretched their winning streak to a season-high six straight games with a 2-0 victory on Monday night at Target Field. Porcello (5-6) allowed only four hits and one walk with...
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Twins starter Jose Berrios
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April 15, 2019 - 4:49 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Jose Berrios calls himself "a normal guy," and his teammates describe him as "humble." "I'm feeling proud, but not like the way, `Oh, I'm the guy,"' Berrios said. Two standing ovations in two home games suggest he very much is "the guy." Minnesota's ace pitched into the seventh...
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Hoskins home run is the difference in Twins loss to Phillies
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April 08, 2019 - 5:11 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Jose Berrios had the Phillies on their heels all afternoon in Sunday's series finale at Citizens Bank Park, except for one pitch. And with the Twins's offense stuck in neutral, that one pitch was the difference. Rhys Hoskins took Berrios deep for a two-run homer in the sixth...
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Mitch Garver at the plate
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September 29, 2018 - 7:37 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota's pitching staff has finally caught up in the strikeout era, with Jose Berrios leading the way. Berrios became the first Twins pitcher in eight years to reach 200 strikeouts, throwing seven smooth innings in a 2-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox in the first game of...
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Jorge Lopez nearly no-hits the Twins
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September 09, 2018 - 7:26 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Jorge Lopez was so calm on the mound that Royals catcher Salvador Perez didn't even realize the rookie had a perfect game going until the late innings. The right-hander came within three outs of perfection before Max Kepler walked leading off the ninth and Robbie Grossman...
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Berrios bounced again
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September 02, 2018 - 7:42 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Adrian Beltre hit his 470th career homer after 23-year-old sluggers Nomar Mazara and Ronald Guzman went deep, helping the Rangers stop a five-game losing streak with a 7-4 victory over the Twins on Saturday night. Jose Berrios (11-10) struck out six in four innings, but all...
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Logan Forsythe at second base
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August 27, 2018 - 4:57 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Twins' bullpen was shredded again by the Oakland Athletics, who put up three runs on five hits in less than three innings against relievers Matt Magill and Taylor Rogers in their 6-2 win Sunday at Target Field. Starter Jose Berrios took the loss, and the relievers weren't...
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