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Mauer Has 2-Run HR Among 4 Hits as Twins Beat Royals 5-3

Mauer Has 2-Run HR Among 4 Hits as Twins Beat Royals 5-3

nytimes.com MLB.com Updated 14 hours ago
Joe Mauer hit a two-run homer in his first four-hit game in nearly two years, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 Saturday night.
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  • Twins reinstate Santana from restricted list

    Twins reinstate Santana from restricted list

    MLB.com 18 hours ago
    The Twins officially reinstated right-hander Ervin Santana from the restricted list on Saturday after he completed his 80-game suspension for his use of a performance-enhancing drug.
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  • Wild sign goaltender Dubnyk to six-year contract

    Wild sign goaltender Dubnyk to six-year contract

    NHL.com 21 hours ago
    Goaltender Devan Dubnyk signed a six-year contract with the Minnesota Wild on Saturday. Agreement on the contract was announced June 27, when the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported the deal is worth $26 million, an average annual value of $4.33 ...
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  • Josh Robinson has partially torn pectoral muscle

    Josh Robinson has partially torn pectoral muscle

    The good news? Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson has more time to tweet. The bad news? Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson has more time to tweet. Per multiple reports, Robinson has a partially torn pectoral muscle. The injury happened before the team’s man…
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  • Royals trip Twins in 10th for first walk-off win

    Royals trip Twins in 10th for first walk-off win

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 4 (yesterday)
    Lorenzo Cain scored from third on an infield dribbler off the bat of Jarrod Dyson with one out in the 10th inning as the Royals earned a 3-2 walk-off win over the Twins on Friday night before 38,868 fans at Kauffman Stadium.
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  • NFC North Q&A: Will Vikings have best defense in division b…

    NFC North Q&A: Will Vikings have best defense in division by midseason?

    ESPN.com Jul 3 (2 days ago)
    NFC North Q&A: Will Vikings have best defense in division by midseason?
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  • Ex-Gophers great Charlie Sanders dies at 68

    Ex-Gophers great Charlie Sanders dies at 68

    startribune.com Jul 3 (3 days ago)
    The former Gophers tight end died from cancer at age 68.
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  • Second-Place Twins Beat AL Central-Leading Royals, 2-0

    Second-Place Twins Beat AL Central-Leading Royals, 2-0

    nytimes.com Jul 2 (3 days ago)
    Kyle Gibson threw eight innings of four-hit ball, Danny Santana and Eduardo Escobar had RBI triples, and the Minnesota Twins beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 2-0 Thursday night.
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  • Sano logs first MLB hit in debut vs. Royals

    Sano logs first MLB hit in debut vs. Royals

    MLB.com yahoo.com Jul 2 (3 days ago)
    Top prospect Miguel Sano made his long-awaited debut with the Twins on Thursday, starting at designated hitter and hitting sixth against the Royals.
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  • A wild decade of Vikings ownership for Wilfs

    A wild decade of Vikings ownership for Wilfs

    startribune.com Jul 2 (3 days ago)
    The Vikings have been under Wilf ownership since 2005.
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  • Vikings offer to pay half of pedestrian bridge costs

    Vikings offer to pay half of pedestrian bridge costs

    startribune.com Jul 2 (3 days ago)
    The Met Council will vote on a proposal that caps team’s share of pedestrian bridge at $3.5M.
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  • Brodziak Agrees to One-Year Deal with Blues

    Brodziak Agrees to One-Year Deal with Blues

    NHL.com Jul 2 (3 days ago)
    ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Blues have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with forward Kyle Brodziak. Brodziak played in 73 games with the Minnesota Wild last season, scoring nine goals and 11 assists (20 points). The 6-foot-2 St. Paul, Al...
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  • Bank chief says Vikings stadium rights is good business

    Bank chief says Vikings stadium rights is good business

    startribune.com Jul 2 (4 days ago)
    Ties with Vikings reflect a strong commitment to community and bolster U.S. Bank’s profile.
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  • Reds ride Cueto, costly Twins error to win

    Reds ride Cueto, costly Twins error to win

    MLB.com Jul 1 (4 days ago)
    In potentially his final start in a Reds uniform at Great American Ball Park, ace Johnny Cueto threw eight strong innings to lead the Reds to a series-clinching 2-1 victory over the Twins on Wednesday. A throwing error by catcher Chris Herrmann allowed …
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  • Wild re-sign Granlund, Prosser, Carter, add Reilly

    Wild re-sign Granlund, Prosser, Carter, add Reilly

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com Jul 1 (4 days ago)
    The Minnesota Wild re-signed center Mikael Granlund and defenseman Nate Prosser each to a two-year contract on Wednesday, and center Ryan Carter to a one-year contract. The Wild also signed defenseman Mike Reilly to a two-year entry-level contract...
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  • Twins rain on Reds, then fend off rally for win

    Twins rain on Reds, then fend off rally for win

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 1 (4 days ago)
    The Twins had never faced Reds rookie starter Anthony DeSclafani before, but they clearly did a good job with their advanced reconnaissance. Minnesota scattered 15 hits in the game, including 11 off of DeSclafani, before holding on for a messy 8-5 victo…
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  • Video - Is Favre serious about being able to play in the NFL? 02:02

    Is Favre serious about being able to play in the NFL?

    Jun 30
    ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky discusses Brett Favre's comments about playing in the NFL at age 45.
  • Video - Vikings retain Peterson, add Wallace, Waynes, Kendricks, receive ... 02:09

    Vikings retain Peterson, add Wallace, Waynes, Kendricks, receive ...

    Jun 23
    ESPN Vikings reporter Ben Goessling says the team had an aggressive and purposeful offseason, leading to an above-average grade.
  • Video - Vikings' Zimmer is all business at minicamp 01:11

    Vikings' Zimmer is all business at minicamp

    Jun 18
    ESPN Vikings reporter Ben Goessling discusses coach Mike Zimmer's belief that time at minicamp is better spent on the field than at off-field team-building activities.
  • Video - Peterson picking up where he left off 00:37

    Peterson picking up where he left off

    Jun 18
    Vikings RB Adrian Peterson discusses his development during camp and his role in the team's offense.

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