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Milone's 7 Innings, Sano's Blast Lift Twins Over White Sox

Milone's 7 Innings, Sano's Blast Lift Twins Over White Sox

nytimes.com MLB.com Updated 10 hours ago
Tommy Milone struck out seven in seven innings and Miguel Sano hit another monster home run to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 3-0 on Wednesday night.
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  • Santana's gem fuels Twins' Wild Card hunt

    Santana's gem fuels Twins' Wild Card hunt

    MLB.com Aug 30 (4 days ago)
    After struggling throughout August, Ervin Santana returned to form to throw seven scoreless innings with 10 strikeouts and the Twins got home runs from Eduardo Nunez and Miguel Sano to earn a 7-5 win over the Astros on Sunday afternoon at Target Field.
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  • Fiers, bullpen limits damage in big way versus Sano, Twins

    Fiers, bullpen limits damage in big way versus Sano, Twins

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Aug 30 (4 days ago)
    Fiers, bullpen limits damage in big way versus Sano, Twins
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  • Nunez Homers, Twins Take Opener Against Astros 3-0

    Nunez Homers, Twins Take Opener Against Astros 3-0

    nytimes.com Aug 28 (5 days ago)
    Eduardo Nunez homered and Kyle Gibson pitched 5 2-3 scoreless innings to help the Minnesota Twins to a 3-0 victory over the AL West-leading Houston Astros on Friday night.
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  • This Miguel Sano monster shot was robbed by the catwalk in Tamp…

    This Miguel Sano monster shot was robbed by the catwalk in Tampa

    yahoo.com MLB.com Aug 27 (6 days ago)
    Minnesota Twins rookie Miguel Sano has done nothing but destroy baseballs since he's reached the majors. The 22-year-old has an impressive .289/.394/.584 slash line through 198 plate appearances. While that entire slash line is awesome, it's been Sano's…
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  • Butler hits ground running in return to Rays

    Butler hits ground running in return to Rays

    MLB.com Aug 27 (6 days ago)
    Joey Butler returned to the Rays in fine style on Thursday night, driving in the tying run and scoring the decisive run in a 5-4 win over the Twins at Tropicana Field.
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  • Tampa Bay Bullpen Helps End Twins' 6-Game Winning Streak

    Tampa Bay Bullpen Helps End Twins' 6-Game Winning Streak

    nytimes.com Aug 27 (6 days ago)
    Relievers Brandon Gomes, Alex Colome and Brad Boxberger combined for 4 2-3 scoreless innings and the Tampa Bay Rays ended Minnesota's six-game winning streak, beating the Twins 5-4 on Thursday night.
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  • Rangers Catch Twins in Wild-Card Race

    Rangers Catch Twins in Wild-Card Race

    nytimes.com Aug 27 (7 days ago)
    Yovani Gallardo collected his 100th career victory while Texas capitalized on an error by Toronto right fielder Jose Bautista to score three times in the seventh inning in a 4-1 victory over the Blue Jays on Thursday.
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  • Berrios among 10 top prospect performers Wednesday

    Berrios among 10 top prospect performers Wednesday

    MLB.com Aug 27
    It's reached the point where each of Jose Berrios' starts for Triple-A Rochester might be his last. The Twins' No. 2 prospect was at his best Wednesday night, allowing just three hits and one walk in seven shutout innings as Rochester defeated Syracuse,…
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  • Twin Magic: Minnesota stays hot, rolls over Rays for sixth stra…

    Twin Magic: Minnesota stays hot, rolls over Rays for sixth straight victory

    yahoo.com Aug 27
    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. Look out, American League. The Minnesota Twins a…
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  • Twins beat Rays, take over 2nd Wild Card spot

    Twins beat Rays, take over 2nd Wild Card spot

    Minnesota continued to roll on Wednesday night with a 5-3 win over Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field to claim its sixth consecutive victory and move into the top spot for the second American League Wild Card spot.
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  • Roundup: No-Hitter Slips Away From Verlander in 9th

    Roundup: No-Hitter Slips Away From Verlander in 9th

    nytimes.com Aug 26
    Justin Verlander lost a bid for his third no-hitter when Chris Iannetta lined a double to lead off the ninth inning, but the Tigers beat the visiting Angels, 5-0.
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  • Twins Win 5th Straight, Beat Rays 11-7 Behind 3 Homers

    Twins Win 5th Straight, Beat Rays 11-7 Behind 3 Homers

    nytimes.com Aug 25
    Brian Dozier, Miguel Sano and Eddie Rosario all homered as Minnesota beat the Tampa Bay Rays 11-7 Tuesday night for the Twins' fifth straight win.
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  • Twins wait to decide Boyer's next step

    Twins wait to decide Boyer's next step

    MLB.com Aug 25
    Right-handed reliever Blaine Boyer threw a bullpen session without any issues on Monday, and the Twins will decide whether he'll be activated from the 15-day disabled list or sent out on a rehab assignment.
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  • Pair of Errors Allow Twins to Top Orioles 4-3 in 12 Innings

    Pair of Errors Allow Twins to Top Orioles 4-3 in 12 Innings

    nytimes.com Aug 23
    Trevor Plouffe hit a tying single with two outs in the ninth inning and the Minnesota Twins took advantage of two errors in the 12th to beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 Sunday for a four-game sweep.
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  • Buxton's First Big League RBI Lifts Twins Past Orioles 3-2

    Buxton's First Big League RBI Lifts Twins Past Orioles 3-2

    nytimes.com Aug 22
    Byron Buxton picked up his first major league RBI with a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning, and the Minnesota Twins extended their dominance of the Baltimore Orioles with a 3-2 victory Saturday night.
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  • Twins' Berrios among 10 top prospect performers Friday

    Twins' Berrios among 10 top prospect performers Friday

    MLB.com Aug 22
    Jose Berrios looks like he's ready for the Major Leagues. The Twins' No. 2 prospect (No. 24 overall) dominated on Friday for Triple-A Rochester, allowing one earned run on five hits in seven innings.
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  • Twins rally past Orioles on Suzuki's bloop

    Twins rally past Orioles on Suzuki's bloop

    MLB.com Aug 22
    After falling behind by two in the sixth inning, the Twins rallied for three runs in the eighth off reliever Darren O'Day for a 4-3 victory on Friday night, winning their fifth consecutive game over the Orioles this season.
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  • Duffey snares hot shot, rolls to 2nd win

    Duffey snares hot shot, rolls to 2nd win

    Facing Baltimore's Adam Jones to open the bottom of the fourth inning Thursday night, Twins right-hander Tyler Duffey caught a frozen rope smashed back to the mound.
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  • Video - Keith Law's Best And Worst Farm Systems 02:40

    Keith Law's Best And Worst Farm Systems

    Jan 26
    Keith Law says the Cubs and Twins are among the most stacked farm systems, but finds the Tigers' cupboard barren after a year of trades to help the big club.
  • Video - Keith Law's Top MLB Prospects 03:10

    Keith Law's Top MLB Prospects

    Jan 26
    Keith Law breaks down the three best prospects from his list of the top 100 major league prospects.
  • Video - Twins Lock Up Phil Hughes 02:34

    Twins Lock Up Phil Hughes

    Dec 22
    ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses the Twins' three-year contract extension with Phil Hughes.
  • Video - Desperate Twins Land Ervin Santana 02:23

    Desperate Twins Land Ervin Santana

    Dec 11
    ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses the Twins' signing of free-agent pitcher Ervin Santana.

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