Tigers

Twins catcher Jason Castro is late with the tag on Dawel Lugo
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June 09, 2019 - 7:22 am
DETROIT (AP) - The Twins started out Saturday's game in Detroit with a bang, but their offense took the rest of the game off as the Tigers surged to a 9-3 win at Comerica Park. Jorge Polanco doubled home Max Kepler in the top of the first for a quick 1-0 lead that only lasted until the second...
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Twins DH Nelson Cruz
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June 08, 2019 - 7:19 am
DETROIT (AP) - Not much can contain the Twins power hitters right now, not even spacious Comerica Park. On pace to become the majors' first-ever 300-homer club, Minnesota hit three more in a 6-3 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. Mitch Garver, C.J. Cron and Nelson Cruz went deep for...
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May 13, 2019 - 2:38 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Some days, it happens. The Twins stranded 11 baserunners on Sunday, and it cost them dearly against Detroit. Daniel Norris turned in his longest outing since 2017 and, backed by Nicholas Castellanos' three hits, led the Tigers to a 5-3 victory over the Twins on Sunday in the...
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Twins first baseman CJ Cron
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May 12, 2019 - 5:42 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - C.J. Cron's second home run on a long day turned out to be the bigger one. Cron hit a three-run homer to break open the game in the fifth inning, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 8-3 on Saturday night to earn a split of a doubleheader. In the opener, Cron homered...
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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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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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April 11, 2019 - 12:44 pm
The Twins have postponed Friday night's game against the Detroit Tigers at Target Field due to the late-season winter weather that has descended on Minnesota. The game will be made up on May 11th, as part of a day/night doubleheader. Game one will be at 1:10pm as scheduled with the made-up game at...
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Willians Astudillo stands on second after two-run double
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September 28, 2018 - 4:21 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Willians Astudillo has quickly become a fan favorite in Minnesota. Games like the one Astudillo had Thursday only help add to the reputation of the player affectionately known as "La Tortuga." Astudillo had a career-high four RBIs, Tyler Austin added three and the Twins beat the...
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Mauer and Field
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September 27, 2018 - 5:36 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - It looked like a sure triple play. A double play, at least. In the end, the Detroit Tigers got just one out from it, and the Twins made them pay. Johnny Field homered twice, Jorge Polanco hit a bases-loaded triple and the Twins beat the Tigers 11-4 on Wednesday night. The game...
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September 20, 2018 - 4:53 am
By CHRIS NELSEN DETROIT (AP) — Stephen Gonsalves is getting more comfortable running in from the bullpen to start a game. The Minnesota Twins, who have been experimenting with an “opening pitcher,” then bringing in a primary pitcher after an inning or two, got excellent results in Wednesday’s 8-2...
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