Miguel Sano after his home run
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June 22, 2019 - 8:01 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Twins again showed the resilience that has allowed them to avoid a three-game losing streak this season. Max Kepler's RBI single drove in the tiebreaking run and Eddie Rosario added a run-scoring hit to cap Minnesota's three-run rally in the eighth inning, and the Twins...
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Eddie Rosario on first base
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June 01, 2019 - 7:48 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The shift didn't work this time for the Rays against the Twins. With the infield pulled over toward the right side, Eddie Rosario went the other way and hit a tiebreaking two-run single off Adam Kolarek to left field in the ninth inning after a pair of batters were hit...
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Twins vs Blue Jays
May 06, 2019 - 9:34 pm
TORONTO (AP) - Martin Perez and two relievers combined on a three-hitter, Eddie Rosario hit his AL-leading 12th home run and the Twins blanked the Toronto Blue Jays 8-0 on Monday night at Rogers Center. Coupled with Cleveland's 9-1 loss to the White Sox, the Twins extended their lead over the...
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Homer-happy Twins Nelson Cruz and Eddie Rosario
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April 27, 2019 - 7:29 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - By adding Nelson Cruz, C.J. Cron and Jonathan Schoop in the offseason, the Minnesota Twins envisioned a lineup with more power. A month into the season, Minnesota is fulfilling that promise. Cruz hit two of the Twins' five home runs off Baltimore in a 6-1 win over the Orioles on...
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Eddie Rosario hits another homer
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April 21, 2019 - 6:31 am
BALTIMORE (AP) - Eddie Rosario and the Twins bashed their way into the team record book with a power display that began in the late afternoon and extended well into the night. With Rosario leading the way, the Twins hit 11 home runs in a doubleheader sweep of the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday,...
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Twins win at Detroit
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September 18, 2018 - 4:46 am
DETROIT (AP) - Ron Gardenhire encountered a familiar face during the pregame lineup exchange. It was his son - representing the opposing team. Toby Gardenhire is spending some time with the Twins as a coach, an opportunity made even more special Monday by the fact that Minnesota was facing Detroit...
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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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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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All-Star Jose Berrios
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July 10, 2018 - 4:47 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Jose Berrios said it feels weird to be described as an All-Star after being named to the American League team for the first time in his career. His pitching on Tuesday showed the honor isn't misplaced. Eduardo Escobar had three hits and drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh to...
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Eddie Rosario star-spangled socks
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July 09, 2018 - 5:22 am
The Twins started their marketing campaign to get left fielder Eddie Rosario voted to the All-Star game as part of the league's final ballot. Minnesota players and coaches wore tuxedo T-shirts for the pregame batting practice that had "Vote Rosie" on the back. The idea behind the campaign is based...
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