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Max Kepler in the outfield
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October 02, 2018 - 5:04 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The final afternoon of the regular season for the Minnesota Twins was filled with cheers, chills and even a few tears as a lively crowd at Target Field was treated to a meaningful and memorable game . Too bad for the Twins and their fans the playoffs weren't at stake. They had to...
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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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Trying to figure it out
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September 15, 2018 - 9:32 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Salvador Perez capped Kansas City's five-run ninth inning with a game-ending grand slam, lifting the Royals to an 8-4 victory over the Twins on Friday. Rosell Herrera sparked the winning rally with a one-out double off Trevor Hildenberger (4-4), who took over as Minnesota's...
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Catcher pitches
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September 03, 2018 - 5:46 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Yohander Mendez earned his first major league win and Nomar Mazara hit two of the Texas Rangers' six homers in an 18-4 rout of the Twins. The Twins sent nine pitchers to the mound, including back-up catcher Chris Giminez, who homered in the ninth inning. Giminez became the...
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Eddie Rosario looks at the rain
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August 04, 2018 - 5:51 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - By the time their series opener against Kansas City concluded, the Twins had played almost as much dominoes as baseball. When all was said and done, the Twins were rewarded for their patience with a 6-4 win over the Royals in a game that ended early Saturday morning. Play was...
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Jake Cave in Twins dugout
June 11, 2018 - 5:30 am
Twins manager Paul Molitor said he needed to be creative without being foolish when crafting a lineup from a roster racked with injuries. On Sunday, it worked. Loran Morrison and Jake Cave both homered and Fernando Romero gutted out five innings on the mound in the Twins' 7-5 win over the Los...
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Ryan LaMarre watches Francisco Lindor's go-ahead homer
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Al Schoch
June 01, 2018 - 5:01 am
For the second straight game, the Twins came roaring back from a big deficit, only to come up short in the end. This time, it was the Cleveland Indians that were able to stave off the comeback, winning Thursday at Target Field 9-8 on Francisco Lindor's eight-inning home run. The Tribe held an 8-0...
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May 20, 2018 - 7:40 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Twins lost a key member of their batting order Saturday as first baseman Joe Mauer was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a cervical strain and concussion-like symptoms. The former American League MVP was pulled from Friday's game in the fifth inning with what...
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Al Schoch
May 07, 2018 - 5:54 am
Not only have the Twins won three in a row after beating the White Sox 5-3 in Chicago on Sunday, they are back in the thick of the AL Central race. That's because while the Twins were taking care of the Pale Hose, the first-place Cleveland Indians were swept in a three-game series by the Yankees in...
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Al Schoch
April 30, 2018 - 6:44 am
Lance Lynn again tries to get his first win for the Twins, who are searching for their second win in nearly two weeks. The Twins have lost nine of ten after Sunday's lack-luster 8-2 loss to the Reds at Target Field. Cincinnati took two of three from the Twins for their first series win of the...
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