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Taj Gibson and Eric Bledsoe dive for loose ball
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February 24, 2019 - 8:57 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Khris Middleton scored 28 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo had 27 points and 10 rebounds, and the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks pulled away for a 140-128 victory over the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night. The Bucks (45-14) have won 10 of 11 and 16 of 18 to move a...
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Trevor May gets a high-five from Chris Giminez
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September 24, 2018 - 5:06 am
OAKLAND,Calif. (AP) - Kyle Gibson allowed one run over 7 1/3 innings, Jake Cave hit a two-run homer and the Twins beat the Athletics 5-1 Sunday, preventing Oakland from clinching an AL wild-card berth in its last regular-season home game. Gibson (9-13) gave up seven hits and three walks. Trevor May...
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Rookie hazing for the Twins
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September 17, 2018 - 4:53 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - There was little for Tyler Austin to be upset about as he headed to the bus on Sunday. The Twins' first baseman had hit one of their four home runs in a 9-6 win over the Kansas City Royals. He had escaped unscathed after making a spectacular catch while flipping into the...
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Paul Molitor gives the umpire an earful
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September 16, 2018 - 6:19 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Ian Kennedy pitched six innings to earn his first win since the first week of April, Alex Gordon drove in five runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Twins 10-3 for their fifth win in six games. Another of the old guard, Alcides Escobar, had three RBIs while finishing a...
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Gibson gives up a home run
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September 11, 2018 - 4:15 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Gary Sanchez was struggling since coming off the disabled list, and the New York Yankees were off to a so-so September start. Facing the Twins seems to be a cure-all. Sanchez had three hits, including a mammoth home run, J.A. Happ tossed six shutout innings and the Yankees...
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August 28, 2018 - 5:11 am
Here are the pitching matchups for the Twins' three-game series against the Cleveland Indians, starting Tuesday night at Progressive Field: Tuesday: Kyle Gibson (7-10, 3.63) vs. Carlos Carrasco (15-7, 3.55), 6:10 p.m. Wednesday: Kohl Stewart (0-1, 6.94) vs. Adam Plutko (4-4, 5.09), 6:10 p.m...
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Gibson wins at Boston
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July 27, 2018 - 4:47 am
BOSTON (AP) - The Red Sox had a big offensive night washed away by rain in their series finale against the Orioles. In their series opener against the Twins, it was Kyle Gibson who shut them down. Mitch Garver hit a tiebreaking RBI double with two outs in the eighth inning, and Minnesota held on to...
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July 20, 2018 - 5:23 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Twins took nine wins from an 11-game home stand into the All-Star break, a midsummer surge that can boost a middling team into the postseason race. This might not be that kind of year in the American League. "I just wish we had more games ahead of us," first baseman...
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Gibson goes eight against Tampa Bay
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July 13, 2018 - 4:10 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Nine years after drafting Kyle Gibson in the first round and six seasons into his major league career, the faith the Twins have had in the lanky right-hander has finally been rewarded on a consistent basis. He's gained a greater level of confidence in himself, too. Gibson struck...
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Bobby Wilson at the plate
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July 08, 2018 - 6:43 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Bobby Wilson helped Kyle Gibson turn around his pitching after a rough first inning. Then, for at least one afternoon, the veteran catcher fixed his own struggles at the plate. Wilson went 2-for-3 with three RBIs, Gibson recovered from a shaky first to throw seven innings, and...
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