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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 1 hour 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 5 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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  • Royals trip Twins in 10th for first walk-off win

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

    MLB.com nytimes.com 21 hours ago
    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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  • Second-Place Twins Beat AL Central-Leading Royals, 2-0

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

    nytimes.com Jul 2 (2 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 (2 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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  • Reds ride Cueto, costly Twins error to win

    Reds ride Cueto, costly Twins error to win

    MLB.com Jul 1 (3 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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  • 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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  • Braun, Lind Hit 2-Run HRs in 8th, Brewers Hold Off Twins

    Braun, Lind Hit 2-Run HRs in 8th, Brewers Hold Off Twins

    nytimes.com Jun 28 (6 days ago)
    Ryan Braun and Adam Lind hit two-run homers in the eighth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Minnesota Twins 5-3 on Sunday.
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  • Twins weigh options as Santana nears return

    Twins weigh options as Santana nears return

    MLB.com Jun 28 (6 days ago)
    With the return of starter Ervin Santana looming, the Twins have a decision to make when it comes to their starting rotation, and it isn't going to be an easy one.
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  • Roundup: Marlins Win First Game Since Injury to Giancarlo Stant…

    Roundup: Marlins Win First Game Since Injury to Giancarlo Stanton

    nytimes.com Jun 27
    Tom Koehler pitched seven innings, and the host Miami Marlins beat Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers, 3-2, on Saturday in the Marlins’ first game since their star slugger, Stanton, was sidelined by a hand injury.
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  • Hunter Homers Twice as Twins Beat Brewers 5-2

    Hunter Homers Twice as Twins Beat Brewers 5-2

    Torii Hunter homered twice and doubled, Eduardo Escobar hit a three-run homer and the Minnesota Twins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 Saturday.
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  • Dozier, Parra hit leadoff HRs in Twins-Crew tilt

    Dozier, Parra hit leadoff HRs in Twins-Crew tilt

    MLB.com Jun 27
    The Brewers' 10-4 win over the Twins on Friday night began with a couple of bangs. Minnesota's Brian Dozier and Milwaukee's Gerardo Parra became the second set of opponents to hit leadoff home runs in the same game this season.
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  • Nolasco experiences another setback

    Nolasco experiences another setback

    MLB.com Jun 26
    Twins starter Ricky Nolasco threw a bullpen session on Friday in Minnesota and it didn't go well, according to manager Paul Molitor.
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  • Meyer finds comfort in bullpen role

    Meyer finds comfort in bullpen role

    MLB.com Jun 26
    The Twins recalled the rookie right-hander on Friday after optioning reliever Michael Tonkin to Triple-A Rochester on Wednesday.
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  • Byron Buxton out at least one month with sprained thumb

    Byron Buxton out at least one month with sprained thumb

    Less than two weeks after his major league debut, Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton is already headed to the disabled list. According to manager Paul Molitor, Buxton is expected to be sidelined at least one month after suffering a sprained left th…
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  • Sano, Walker among top 10 prospect performers Thursday

    Sano, Walker among top 10 prospect performers Thursday

    MLB.com Jun 26
    Top Twins prospects are still raking down at Double-A Chattanooga. No. 2 prospect Miguel Sano launched his 14th dinger of the season and No. 12 prospect Adam Brett Walker extended his Minor League lead with the 20th blast of his 2015 campaign.
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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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