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Twins-Giants make win-win deal as Eduardo Nunez heads west

Twins-Giants make win-win deal as Eduardo Nunez heads west

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Twins-Giants make win-win deal as Eduardo Nunez heads west
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  • Kepler, Grossman rally Twins past O's in 7th

    Kepler, Grossman rally Twins past O's in 7th

    MLB.com nytimes.com 8 hours ago
    When the Twins and Orioles were originally scheduled to play on May 9 before the game was rained out, neither Robbie Grossman nor Max Kepler were on Minnesota's roster. Baltimore likely wishes it stayed that way, as the pair combined to reach base safel…
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  • Freeman erupts as Braves hold off Twins

    Freeman erupts as Braves hold off Twins

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    The Twins wanted to commemorate the 25-year anniversary of their dramatic victory over Atlanta in the 1991 World Series, but Freddie Freeman and the Braves decided to crash the party with a 9-7 victory.
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  • Harrell, Braves blank Twins; Garcia goes yard

    Harrell, Braves blank Twins; Garcia goes yard

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 26 (2 days ago)
    The Braves pitched out of several jams and did just enough offensively, led by a solo homer from Adonis Garcia, in a 2-0 win over the Twins on Tuesday night at Target Field.
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  • Hiring of advisory firm doesn't bother Antony

    Hiring of advisory firm doesn't bother Antony

    MLB.com Jul 26 (2 days ago)
    The Twins officially hired an advisory firm, Korn Ferry, on Tuesday to assist with the search for the club's new general manager, but interim GM Rob Antony said Tuesday he hasn't thought much about his future and chances of being retained as full-time G…
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  • Twins outslug Red Sox in wild, windy affair

    Twins outslug Red Sox in wild, windy affair

    MLB.com Jul 24 (5 days ago)
    Undeterred by squandering an early lead, the Twins came storming back for an impressive 11-9 victory over the Red Sox on a gusty Saturday night at Fenway Park.
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  • Porcello Remains Unbeaten at Fenway, Sox Beat Twins 8-7

    Porcello Remains Unbeaten at Fenway, Sox Beat Twins 8-7

    nytimes.com Jul 24 (5 days ago)
    Rick Porcello became the first Boston pitcher in 55 years to open a season 10-0 in Fenway Park, and Hanley Ramirez and Travis Shaw both hit a three-run homer as the Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 8-7 Sunday to earn a split of a four-game series.
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  • Suzuki exits after foul tip leaves cut on chin

    Suzuki exits after foul tip leaves cut on chin

    MLB.com Jul 23 (5 days ago)
    Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki, a top candidate to be dealt before the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline, left Saturday's 11-9 win over the Red Sox in the second inning after being hit in the facemask by a foul tip from Dustin Pedroia. Suzuki left to get stit…
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  • Extra Bases: Twins Enduring Growing Pains

    Extra Bases: Twins Enduring Growing Pains

    nytimes.com Jul 23 (6 days ago)
    Minnesota has struggled this season as its young talent has disappointed, and it recently fired its longtime general manager.
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  • Gibson Holds Boston to 2 Hits, Twins Beat Red Sox

    Gibson Holds Boston to 2 Hits, Twins Beat Red Sox

    nytimes.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)
    After an ominous beginning, Kyle Gibson put a decisive end to Boston's two-game hitting outburst.
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  • Twins escape 9th-inning jam to top Red Sox

    Twins escape 9th-inning jam to top Red Sox

    MLB.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)
    After Mookie Betts smacked his second straight leadoff homer for the Red Sox, it seemed it could be another long night for the Twins. Instead, right-hander Kyle Gibson settled in, tossing eight strong innings of two-hit ball, and was backed by a solo ho…
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  • Betts day to day due to right knee soreness

    Betts day to day due to right knee soreness

    MLB.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)
    Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts exited Friday night's 2-1 loss to the Twins with right knee soreness in the fifth inning. He was replaced by utility man Michael Martinez.
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  • Surprise! Kepler's mom visits son at Fenway

    Surprise! Kepler's mom visits son at Fenway

    MLB.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)
    As Twins rookie right fielder Max Kepler walked onto field at Fenway Park to take batting practice at the historic ballpark for the first time in his career on Thursday, he heard a familiar voice call out his childhood nickname.
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  • Red Sox stay hot, throttle Twins at Fenway

    Red Sox stay hot, throttle Twins at Fenway

    The front four in the Red Sox's batting order -- led by five hits from Dustin Pedroia -- overpowered the Twins in a 13-2 romp in Thursday night's opener of a four-game series at Fenway Park.
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  • Twins get to K-Rod, win homer duel vs. Tigers

    Twins get to K-Rod, win homer duel vs. Tigers

    Max Kepler and Eddie Rosario hit ninth-inning home runs off Francisco Rodriguez to send the Twins to their first series win against an American League Central opponent since mid-May, taking the three-game set against the Tigers with a 4-1 win Wednesday …
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  • Idiot On the Field Evades One Security Guard, Gets Planted By A…

    Idiot On the Field Evades One Security Guard, Gets Planted By Another

    deadspin.com Jul 20
    The Detroit Tigers lost at home to the lowly Minnesota Twins this afternoon. Also taking an L was this Tigers fan, who ran onto the field, juked one security guard into the ground, and then believed that he could surrender peacefully:Read more...
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  • Milone Goes 8 1/3 Innings; Twins Beat Detroit 6-2

    Milone Goes 8 1/3 Innings; Twins Beat Detroit 6-2

    nytimes.com Jul 19
    Two outs shy of a complete game, Tommy Milone finally had to be pulled in the ninth inning.
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  • Twins owner wants his next general manager to be "lovable"

    Twins owner wants his next general manager to be "lovable"

    yahoo.com Jul 19
    The Minnesota Twins are searching for a new general manager after relieving Terry Ryan of his duties on Monday. It’s a big shakeup at the top of the organization where Ryan has been the GM or an advisor to the GM since 1994. There’s been a shift in base…
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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.