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Max Kepler does it again
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July 14, 2019 - 6:19 am
CLEVELAND (AP) - Max Kepler owns Trevor Bauer at the moment. And unless something changes, the AL Central will soon belong to the Twins. Kepler hit two more home runs off Bauer, Jake Cave drove in three runs and Minnesota tightened its grip on the division with a 6-2 win Saturday night over the...
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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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Jake Odorizzi wins again
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May 11, 2019 - 7:21 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The starting pitching for the Twins has been stellar, thanks to some strategic adjustments and natural improvement by several members of the rotation. All those home runs by the Twins have sure helped, too. Jake Odorizzi stretched his scoreless streak to 20 innings with seven...
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Marwin Gonzalez comes up empty in the rain
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May 06, 2019 - 4:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) - The Twins' frustrations at Yankee Stadium continue, and this time, the weather got in their way to make a late surge. Steady rain that increased throughout in Sunday's game, a game that had a delayed start because of nasty weather, forcing umpires to stop play in the bottom of the...
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Home run hitter Max Kepler
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April 29, 2019 - 4:10 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Max Kepler thought the Twins' lineup might be more dangerous at the plate this year, just not this dangerous. Kepler led off with a home run on Dylan Bundy's first pitch, Byron Buxton also homered and Minnesota beat Baltimore 4-1 Sunday to sweep their six-game season series...
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Jorge Polanco and Max Kepler
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February 15, 2019 - 5:54 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Twins have locked up a pair of young position players for the long term by agreeing to five-year contracts with right fielder Max Kepler and shortstop Jorge Polanco. The contracts were announced Friday, a day after they were reached as pitchers and catchers went...
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Eddie Rosario homers for the win
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August 20, 2018 - 4:07 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - While Minnesota's pitchers were struggling with the strike zone, the Twins' hitters were teeing off. Eddie Rosario hit a tiebreaking drive in the eighth inning for Minnesota's third homer of the day, helping the Twins top the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Sunday. Max Kepler and Jake Cave...
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Max Kepler scores after homer
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August 05, 2018 - 6:32 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Max Kepler saw a lot of pitches Friday night, and it paid off Saturday night. Kepler had three hits, including a two-run homer that put Minnesota ahead to stay, and Jose Berrios threw seven sharp innings to help the Twins to an 8-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals. Kepler went...
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Max Kepler gets a big hand
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July 24, 2018 - 5:01 am
TORONTO (AP) - It wasn't his leaping catch at the center-field wall that Minnesota's Max Kepler liked most about Monday's game, or his two-run homer. It was the final score. Logan Morrison homered and had three RBIs, Kepler added a two-run blast and the Twins beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-3,...
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Twins celebrate
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July 07, 2018 - 5:28 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The first pitch set the tone for Minnesota. Jake Cave robbed Tim Beckham of a home run, helping Lance Lynn bounce back from two poor starts, and Max Kepler homered to lead the Twins to a 6-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. Beckham drilled Lynn's first offering...
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