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The Twins are about to hire a 33-year-old as their new presiden…

The Twins are about to hire a 33-year-old as their new president

yahoo.com Updated Sep 26 (2 days ago)
When the Minnesota Twins fired general manager and executive vice president Terry Ryan in July, after more than 30 years with the club, there was little doubt that their front office was going to get younger. As we’re learning now, it’s going to get muc…
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  • Royals Top Twins 4-3 in 11 Innings on Burns' Sacrifice Fly

    Royals Top Twins 4-3 in 11 Innings on Burns' Sacrifice Fly

    nytimes.com 16 hours ago
    Billy Burns entered as a pinch runner in the ninth, but ended it two innings later with his bat.
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  • The Twins are about to hire a 33-year-old as their new presiden…

    The Twins are about to hire a 33-year-old as their new president

    yahoo.com MLB.com Sep 26 (2 days ago)
    When the Minnesota Twins fired general manager and executive vice president Terry Ryan in July, after more than 30 years with the club, there was little doubt that their front office was going to get younger. As we’re learning now, it’s going to get muc…
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  • Walker gets win with heavy heart for Fernandez

    Walker gets win with heavy heart for Fernandez

    MLB.com Sep 25 (3 days ago)
    Like the rest of Major League Baseball, Taijuan Walker competed with a heavy heart on Sunday, battling through a 4-3 win over the Twins just hours after learning that Marlins ace Jose Fernandez had died in a boating accident in Miami.
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  • Cruz Homers Twice, Mariners Beat Twins 4-3

    Cruz Homers Twice, Mariners Beat Twins 4-3

    nytimes.com Sep 25 (3 days ago)
    Nelson Cruz homered twice before leaving with left wrist soreness, Jesus Sucre homered for the first time in 14 months and the Seattle Mariners beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 on Sunday.
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  • Sano, Duffey Lead Twins to 3-2 Win Over Mariners

    Sano, Duffey Lead Twins to 3-2 Win Over Mariners

    nytimes.com Sep 24 (4 days ago)
    Nelson Cruz's towering two-run home run seemed to give the Seattle Mariners the jolt they needed Saturday night, tying the score with the second-longest homer in the majors this season.
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  • Paxton sharp as Mariners erupt to keep pace

    Paxton sharp as Mariners erupt to keep pace

    MLB.com nytimes.com Sep 24 (5 days ago)
    Mariners lefty James Paxton took matters into his own hands on Friday with a powerful seven-inning outing, and he got plenty of help from his offense as Seattle topped the Twins, 10-1, to stay in pursuit of an American League Wild Card.
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  • Statcast of the Day: Buxton robs HR by leaps and astounds

    Statcast of the Day: Buxton robs HR by leaps and astounds

    MLB.com Sep 23 (5 days ago)
    Highlight-reel catches have become a common occurrence for Twins rookie center fielder Byron Buxton, but he made one of his best catches of the season to rob Seattle's Nelson Cruz of a potential three-run homer in the third inning on Friday night.
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  • Verlander, Tigers Sweep Twins, Move Into AL Wild-Card Spot

    Verlander, Tigers Sweep Twins, Move Into AL Wild-Card Spot

    nytimes.com Sep 22 (6 days ago)
    Playing against the woeful Twins boosted the Detroit Tigers' playoff chances this season.
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  • Kinsler aiming to be cleared for return Friday

    Kinsler aiming to be cleared for return Friday

    MLB.com Sep 22 (6 days ago)
    Most of the Tigers were still rolling into Target Field for Thursday's day-night doubleheader against the Twins when Ian Kinsler was working out on the rain-soaked outfield grass Thursday morning. The Tigers' second baseman had to ask a ground crew work…
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  • Twins, Tigers Rained Out; Plan Doubleheader on Thursday

    Twins, Tigers Rained Out; Plan Doubleheader on Thursday

    nytimes.com Sep 22 (7 days ago)
    The Detroit Tigers gained ground in the American League wild card race on Wednesday night, even though they were rained out in Minnesota.
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  • Tigers rained out, enter split DH 1 out of WC

    Tigers rained out, enter split DH 1 out of WC

    MLB.com Sep 21 (7 days ago)
    The Tigers' charge in the American League Wild Card ran into an opponent they couldn't defeat: Mother Nature. Rain postponed Wednesday's game against the Twins at Target Field, leaving them to a play a day-night doubleheader Thursday.
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  • Clawing back: Tigers top Twins, close WC gap

    Clawing back: Tigers top Twins, close WC gap

    MLB.com Sep 21
    With an American League postseason spot still in sight, the Tigers got their series against the last-place Twins off to a strong start with an 8-1 win on Tuesday night at Target Field.
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  • Boyd, Tigers Beat Twins 8-1 With Homers by McCann, Cabrera

    Boyd, Tigers Beat Twins 8-1 With Homers by McCann, Cabrera

    nytimes.com Sep 20
    Down a couple of key cogs in their lineup, the Detroit Tigers didn't flinch.
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  • Game Over: The 2016 Minnesota Twins

    Game Over: The 2016 Minnesota Twins

    yahoo.com Sep 19
    Sorry, Minnesota Twins, your World Series trophy is in another castle. And, uhh, it’s pretty far away. The Twins were the first to reach the fate that so many other MLB teams will reach before the end of October. They were eliminated. There will be no p…
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  • Mets move into first wild card spot with win over Twins

    Mets move into first wild card spot with win over Twins

    Welcome to The Walk Off, the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we’ll look at the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with a game you need to know about. The New York Mets’ dem…
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  • Mets 3, Twins 2: Who’s the New Guy Pitching for the Mets? Doesn…

    Mets 3, Twins 2: Who’s the New Guy Pitching for the Mets? Doesn’t Matter. They Keep Winning.

    Gabriel Ynoa made his first major league start and helped keep the Mets rolling in their hunt for a wild-card spot in the playoffs.
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  • Extra! Extra! Grandy accomplishes rare HR feat

    Extra! Extra! Grandy accomplishes rare HR feat

    MLB.com Sep 18
    Curtis Granderson had played in 137 games coming into the action at Citi Field on Saturday. In his 138th, he became the first Mets player in club history to hit a game-tying homer and a walk-off homer in extra innings as the Mets came from behind twice …
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  • Granderson Homers in 11th and 12th, Lifts Mets Over Twins

    Granderson Homers in 11th and 12th, Lifts Mets Over Twins

    nytimes.com Sep 17
    Curtis Granderson hit a solo home run with two outs in the 12th inning after also connecting for a tying shot in the 11th, lifting the New York Mets over the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Saturday night hours after they announced star right-hander Jacob deGrom…
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  • Mets 3, Twins 0: Mets and Colon Prevail in a Shutout Win Over t…

    Mets 3, Twins 0: Mets and Colon Prevail in a Shutout Win Over the Twins

    nytimes.com Sep 17
    Despite a few lapses, the Mets easily beat the Twins, 3-0, at Citi Field.
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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.