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Shark shows bite as Sox sink Twins, end skid

Shark shows bite as Sox sink Twins, end skid

MLB.com nytimes.com Updated 10 hours ago
Chicago starter Jeff Samardzija didn't allow a hit after the second inning as he struck out nine in eight innings of work before reliever David Robertson finished with the save.
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  • Stauffer activated from DL, rejoins Twins 'pen

    Stauffer activated from DL, rejoins Twins 'pen

    MLB.com 14 hours ago
    Reliever Tim Stauffer was officially activated from the 15-day disabled list before Friday's game against the White Sox, a day after infielder Doug Bernier was optioned to Triple-A Rochester.
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  • Twins to activate Stauffer; Bernier optioned

    Twins to activate Stauffer; Bernier optioned

    MLB.com May 21 (yesterday)
    The Twins will activate right-handed reliever Tim Stauffer from the 15-day disabled list prior to Friday's game against the White Sox, the club announced on Thursday. Infielder Doug Bernier was optioned to Triple-A Rochester to make room for Stauffer on…
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  • Joe Mauer's first homer of 2015 leads Twins to sweep in Pittsbu…

    Joe Mauer's first homer of 2015 leads Twins to sweep in Pittsburgh

    yahoo.com May 21 (2 days ago)
    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. Joe Mauer's long-running power drought is over, …
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  • Fien, Arcia ready to begin rehab assignments

    Fien, Arcia ready to begin rehab assignments

    MLB.com May 20 (3 days ago)
    Twins reliever Casey Fien threw a bullpen session at Target Field without any issues on Wednesday, and is set to begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester.
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  • Cervelli passes concussion tests, plays vs. Twins

    Cervelli passes concussion tests, plays vs. Twins

    MLB.com May 20 (3 days ago)
    After leaving Tuesday's game early for precautionary reasons, Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli passed a full battery of tests to determine his availability for Wednesday night's game at PNC Park.
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  • Twins' big second inning leads them past Bucs

    Twins' big second inning leads them past Bucs

    MLB.com nytimes.com May 20 (3 days ago)
    The Twins used a six-run second inning to build up a big lead against former Minnesota starter Francisco Liriano and held on to beat the Pirates, 8-5, at PNC Park on Tuesday night.
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  • Pedro Alvarez hits home run into a boat on the Allegheny River

    Pedro Alvarez hits home run into a boat on the Allegheny River

    yahoo.com May 20 (3 days ago)
    Over his career, Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Pedro Alvarez has done one thing consistently well: Smash home runs with incredible power. He was at it again Tuesday against the Minnesota Twins. In the fourth inning, Alvarez stepped to the plate again…
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  • Santana begins throwing bullpen sessions

    Santana begins throwing bullpen sessions

    MLB.com May 19 (4 days ago)
    Right-hander Ervin Santana, who is serving an 80-game suspension for the use of a performance-enhancing substance, has started throwing bullpen sessions at the Twins' Spring Training complex in Fort Myers, Fla.
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  • Twins activate Nunez from 15-day DL

    Twins activate Nunez from 15-day DL

    MLB.com May 19 (4 days ago)
    The Twins officially activated utility man Eduardo Nunez from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday, two days after they optioned designated hitter Kennys Vargas to Triple-A Rochester. The move to activate Nunez was announced on Sunday, but didn't become …
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  • Archer Throws 6 Strong Innings in Rays' 11-3 Win Over Twins

    Archer Throws 6 Strong Innings in Rays' 11-3 Win Over Twins

    nytimes.com May 17 (6 days ago)
    Evan Longoria drove in three runs and had two of Tamp Bay's season-high 18 hits, Chris Archer threw six sharp innings for his first win this month, and the Rays routed the Minnesota Twins 11-3 on Sunday.
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  • Escobar's four-hit day helps Twins beat Rays

    Escobar's four-hit day helps Twins beat Rays

    MLB.com nytimes.com May 16 (7 days ago)
    Eduardo Escobar went 4-for-4, and added a key seventh-inning RBI single to help the Twins beat the Rays, 6-4, on Saturday at Target Field.
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  • Twins activate Robinson, place Schafer on DL

    Twins activate Robinson, place Schafer on DL

    MLB.com May 16 (7 days ago)
    The Twins activated outfielder Shane Robinson from the family emergency list after missing four games, and placed fellow outfielder Jordan Schafer on the 15-day DL with a right knee MCL sprain.
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  • Santana, Hughes Lead Twins to 3-2 Win Over Rays

    Santana, Hughes Lead Twins to 3-2 Win Over Rays

    nytimes.com May 15
    Danny Santana's triple keyed a late two-run rally, and Phil Hughes pitched seven strong innings Friday night to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
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  • Rays activate lefty McGee from 15-day DL

    Rays activate lefty McGee from 15-day DL

    MLB.com May 14
    The Rays announced that left-handed pitcher Jake McGee has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and will be in Minnesota on Friday when Tampa Bay begins a three-game series with the Twins.
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  • Roundup: Tigers Have 20 Hits in Rout of Twins

    Roundup: Tigers Have 20 Hits in Rout of Twins

    nytimes.com May 14
    Miguel Cabrera led the Tigers’ attack with two home runs and five R.B.I. Detroit’s 13 runs and 20 hits were season highs.
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  • Miguel Cabrera proves he's still got pop, goes deep twice Thurs…

    Miguel Cabrera proves he's still got pop, goes deep twice Thursday

    Amazingly, Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera hasn't received a lot of attention this season. Despite hitting .328/.437/.568 over 151 plate appearances, no one seems to be talking about him. That should change after Thursday's game against the Minnes…
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  • J.D. exits Tigers game with back tightness

    J.D. exits Tigers game with back tightness

    MLB.com May 13
    Just as J.D. Martinez seemed to be working his way out of his recent slump, the Tigers outfielder found himself in the training room. He left Wednesday's game against the Twins with lower back tightness.
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  • Kinsler's Hit Lifts Tigers Over Twins 2-1 in 10 Innings

    Kinsler's Hit Lifts Tigers Over Twins 2-1 in 10 Innings

    nytimes.com May 12
    Ian Kinsler's RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted the Detroit Tigers to a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
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  • Hicks recalled as Twins put Robinson on family list

    Hicks recalled as Twins put Robinson on family list

    MLB.com May 12
    The Twins placed outfielder Shane Robinson on the family emergency list on Tuesday and recalled fellow outfielder Aaron Hicks from Triple-A Rochester.
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  • Salazar K's 11 as Indians two-hit Twins

    Salazar K's 11 as Indians two-hit Twins

    Danny Salazar turned and watched the fourth pitch he threw on Sunday sail over left field, caroming off the pole down the line for a home run by Twins leadoff man Brian Dozier. That was all the Tribe's starter allowed Minnesota to have in a dominant eff…
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  • Hunter, Twins continue surge against Indians

    Hunter, Twins continue surge against Indians

    Torii Hunter continued his hot streak against the Tribe, Brian Dozier launched a home run, and the Twins spoiled left-hander Bruce Chen's return to the Majors in a 7-4 win over Cleveland on Saturday.
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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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