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Royals Bullpen Holds On for 5-4 Victory Over Twins

Royals Bullpen Holds On for 5-4 Victory Over Twins

nytimes.com MLB.com Updated 16 hours ago
Bruce Chen labored through five innings before the Kansas City Royals' bullpen took over, shutting down the Minnesota Twins the rest of the way in a 5-4 victory Saturday.
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  • Bartlett set to end comeback bid with Twins

    Bartlett set to end comeback bid with Twins

    MLB.com 20 hours ago
    The timing isn't right for Jason Bartlett to immediately go from playing to instructing, but Twins assistant general manager Rob Antony can envision a day when Bartlett becomes a coach in professional baseball.
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  • The Blue Jays bullpen threw away a win in spectacular fashion

    The Blue Jays bullpen threw away a win in spectacular fashion

    yahoo.com Apr 18 (2 days ago)
    It was like something out of a Little League game: The Toronto Blue Jays blew a 5-3 eighth-inning lead against the Minnesota Twins on Thursday after giving up โ€” are you ready for this? โ€” six runs on eight walks, three wild pitches and a single hit. One …
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  • Twins pounce with wild rally in six-run eighth

    Twins pounce with wild rally in six-run eighth

    MLB.com Apr 17 (2 days ago)
    The Twins rallied for six runs in the eighth inning, with the first three coming on wild pitches, to shock the Blue Jays with a 9-5 win to sweep Thursday's doubleheader at Target Field.
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  • Twins Use Wild Rally Past Blue Jays for Sweep

    Twins Use Wild Rally Past Blue Jays for Sweep

    nytimes.com MLB.com Apr 17 (3 days ago)
    With the Minnesota Twins well into a truly wild rally, Jason Kubel and Chris Colabello shared a joke as they waited for their turn to bat.
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  • Mauer tabbed as MLB's All-Star Ambassador

    Mauer tabbed as MLB's All-Star Ambassador

    MLB.com Apr 17 (3 days ago)
    Major League Baseball on Thursday named Twins star Joe Mauer as the 2014 All-Star Ambassador. In addition, Twins legends Bert Blyleven, Rod Carew, Paul Molitor and Tony Oliva were named as spokespersons of T-Mobile All-Star FanFest.
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  • Spring Storm Cancels Twins-Blue Jays Game

    Spring Storm Cancels Twins-Blue Jays Game

    nytimes.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)
    The Minnesota Twins' game against the Toronto Blue Jays has been postponed because of expected wintry weather.
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  • Bautista, Lawrie Lift Blue Jays Over Twins 9-3

    Bautista, Lawrie Lift Blue Jays Over Twins 9-3

    nytimes.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)
    Jose Bautista had three hits and an RBI, and Brett Lawrie hit a grand slam in the ninth inning to help the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 9-3 on Tuesday night.
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  • Don't just stand there: Mike Moustakas's mental error at plate …

    Don't just stand there: Mike Moustakas's mental error at plate ends game

    yahoo.com Apr 14 (6 days ago)
    Your browser does not support iframes. The Kansas City Royals made two critical mental mistakes against the Minnesota Twins in the late innings Sunday, and the brain lock suffered by Mike Moustakas for the game's final out was one of the biggest puzzler…
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  • Twins capitalize on error to earn sweep of KC

    Twins capitalize on error to earn sweep of KC

    MLB.com Apr 13 (7 days ago)
    Kevin Correia cruised through seven scoreless frames, but Josmil Pinto belted a two-run go-ahead homer before the Twins rallied with two in the eighth on a Royals error for a 4-3 win on Sunday.
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  • Mauer Homers, Nolasco Pitches Twins Past Royals

    Mauer Homers, Nolasco Pitches Twins Past Royals

    nytimes.com Apr 12
    Joe Mauer hit his first home run of the season and free-agent acquisition Ricky Nolasco earned his first win for the Minnesota Twins in a 7-1 victory Saturday over the Kansas City Royals.
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  • Duffy promoted to give length to Royals' bullpen

    Duffy promoted to give length to Royals' bullpen

    MLB.com Apr 12
    Danny Duffy's latest turnabout came on Saturday when he rushed to Target Field and joined the Royals' pitching staff in time for the afternoon game against the Twins. He was recalled from Triple-A Omaha and second baseman Johnny Giavotella was optioned …
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  • Royals welcome back Infante against Twins

    Royals welcome back Infante against Twins

    MLB.com Apr 11
    Omar Infante got through batting practice all right and was in the Royals' starting lineup against the Twins on Friday night. Infante returned after missing just two games after being struck in the face by a pitch on Monday night by Tampa Bay's Heath Be…
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  • Twins hoping to get Willingham back vs. KC

    Twins hoping to get Willingham back vs. KC

    MLB.com Apr 11
    Left fielder Josh Willingham once again was out of the starting lineup for Friday's series opener against the Royals. He missed his fourth game after getting drilled on the left wrist on Sunday by a Justin Masterson pitch.
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  • Twins' Gardenhire to miss 2 games for funeral

    Twins' Gardenhire to miss 2 games for funeral

    ESPN.com MLB.com Apr 11
    Manager Ron Gardenhire will miss Minnesota's games on Friday and Saturday against Kansas City to attend Saturday's funeral of Michael Hirschbeck in Ohio.
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  • Straily, Fuld Lead Athletics Over Twins 6-1

    Straily, Fuld Lead Athletics Over Twins 6-1

    nytimes.com Apr 10
    Dan Straily pitched three-hit ball for seven innings and Sam Fuld hit a rare home run to help the Oakland Athletics complete a three-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins with a 6-1 victory Thursday.
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  • A's complete sweep behind another offensive outburst

    A's complete sweep behind another offensive outburst

    MLB.com Apr 10
    Oakland's offense ruled the day again Thursday, hitting around yet another Twins starter in a 6-1, series-sweeping win over Minnesota.
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  • Video - Twins Holds Off Royals 00:39

    Twins Holds Off Royals

    Apr 19
    The Royals scored five runs in the fourth inning en route to defeating the Twins 5-4.
  • Video - Royals Rock Twins 00:25

    Royals Rock Twins

    Apr 18
    Mike Moustakas homered in the Royals' 5-0 win over the Twins.
  • Video - Twins Hammer Dickey, Blue Jays 00:37

    Twins Hammer Dickey, Blue Jays

    Apr 17
    Josmil Pinto highlighted a five-run fifth inning to lead the Twins to a 7-0 win over the Blue Jays.
  • Video - Twins Sweep Doubleheader With Blue Jays 00:46

    Twins Sweep Doubleheader With Blue Jays

    Apr 17
    The Twins took advantage of three wild pitches from Sergio Santos and defeated the Blue Jays 9-5.

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