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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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September 19, 2018 - 4:51 am
DETROIT (AP) — Jake Odorizzi loves the way he’s pitching. The Minnesota Twins righty only wishes he could have discovered this form in April or May, not September. In his first start after losing a no-hitter in the eighth inning against the New York Yankees, Odorizzi only allowed a check-swing...
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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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Jake Odorizzi on the mound
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August 19, 2018 - 5:36 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Mikie Mahtook hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the fifth inning, rookie Ryan Carpenter earned his first big league win and the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 7-5 on Saturday night. Joe Mauer, Tyler Austin, Miguel Sano and Mitch Garver homered for the Twins, who had...
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Joe Mauer hits his third homer of 2018
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August 18, 2018 - 6:47 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Joe Mauer disagreed with two called strikes by Laz Diaz and offered as much objection as the mild-mannered veteran will provide by looking back at the plate umpire following the second one that forced a full count. Mauer, pinch-hitting in the seventh inning, shook off the...
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Eduardo Escobar celebrates
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June 12, 2018 - 5:25 am
Here are the pitching matchups for the Twins' three-game series in Detroit, starting Tuesday at Comerica Park Tuesday: Jake Odorizzi (3-3, 4.34) vs. Blaine Hardy (2-1, 3.66), 6:10 p.m. Wednesday: Jose Berrios (7-5, 3.66) vs. Matthew Boyd (4-4, 3.20), 6:10 p.m. Thursday: Lance Lynn (4-4, 5.08) vs...
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May 22, 2018 - 5:32 am
The Twins Tuesday recalled outfielder Ryan LaMarre from Class AAA Rochester after pitcher Phil Hughes was designated for assignment. Hughes is still owed about $22 million dollars through next season, which will likely keep any team from picking him up. Hughes started the season on the disabled...
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