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June 24, 2019 - 10:52 am
Sunday afternoon, you may have turned on your television to see the Twins and Royals in throwback uniforms. The Royals in the classic Kansas City Monarchs uniforms from the Negro League. And the Twins in the uniforms of the little-known St. Paul Gophers. Throwback threads to honor Salute to the...
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Twins first baseman CJ Cron with go-ahead hit
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June 23, 2019 - 8:01 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Twins encountered a brief roadblock en route to another win over the Royals. C.J. Cron homered and singled in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, and Minnesota beat Kansas City 5-3 on Saturday after blowing a 3-0 lead in the eighth. "It was a good team win, for sure,"...
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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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Twins great Joe Mauer
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June 16, 2019 - 6:10 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Eighteen years after the Minnesota Twins took Joe Mauer with the first overall draft pick, the hometown star with the textbook left-handed swing was still having a hard time realizing his place among the franchise's all-time greats. As Mauer's jersey number formally joined the...
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Joe Mauer talks
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June 15, 2019 - 9:58 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Twins add Joe Mauer's number 7 to the facade above the third-base line at Target Field on Friday, officially retiring the number for the franchise. Mauer joins Kirby Puckett (34), Harmon Killebrew (3), Rod Carew (29), Tony Oliva (6), Bert Blyleven (22), Kent Hrbek (14), and...
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Here come the fans
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June 11, 2019 - 5:29 am
The weather is warm. The team is winning. And it's easier to get into and out of Target Field. Three reasons to believe the Twins' homestand will bring large crowds to downtown Minneapolis. In fact, the Twins have already announced sellouts of more than 39,000 for games Saturday and Sunday against...
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Twins get another homer from Eddie Rosario
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June 10, 2019 - 5:20 am
DETROIT (AP) - The way Jake Odorizzi is pitching, the Twins know they won't need many runs to win games. Sunday, they took care of that in a hurry. Nelson Cruz homered for the fourth straight game and the Twins connected four times in all to rout the Detroit Tigers 12-2. The Twins wrapped up a...
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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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