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Tigers take charge early against reeling Twins

Tigers take charge early against reeling Twins

MLB.com nytimes.com Updated 2 hours ago
Miguel Cabrera set the tone with a solo homer in the first inning, and the Tigers capitalized with a five-run third, capped by a three-run blast from Justin Upton, in a 9-4 win over the Twins on Wednesday at Target Field.
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  • Duffy Wins 10th Straight as Royals Beat Twins 2-1 for Sweep

    Duffy Wins 10th Straight as Royals Beat Twins 2-1 for Sweep

    nytimes.com Aug 21 (3 days ago)
    Danny Duffy won his 10th straight decision, Eric Hosmer doubled in the go-ahead run and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 Sunday for their eighth consecutive win.
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  • Gordon Hits 2 HRs, Royals Win 7th Straight, Rout Twins

    Gordon Hits 2 HRs, Royals Win 7th Straight, Rout Twins

    nytimes.com Aug 20 (5 days ago)
    Alex Gordon hit two home runs and a double, Ian Kennedy pitched eight sharp innings and the Kansas City Royals extended their winning streak to seven games, beating the Minnesota Twins 10-0 Saturday night.
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  • Gee repays Yost's faith in win over Twins

    Gee repays Yost's faith in win over Twins

    MLB.com Aug 19 (5 days ago)
    Before right-hander Dillon Gee took the mound for his start on Thursday, Royals manager Ned Yost proclaimed his faith in the right-hander, despite the team's 2-7 record in his first nine starts.
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  • Gordon's slam lifts Royals to 5th straight win

    Gordon's slam lifts Royals to 5th straight win

    MLB.com nytimes.com Aug 18 (6 days ago)
    Alex Gordon blasted a grand slam to cap a five-run fourth inning that powered the Royals to an 8-1 win over the Twins on Thursday night at Kauffman Stadium.
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  • Gonsalves, Giolito among top prospect performers Wednesday

    Gonsalves, Giolito among top prospect performers Wednesday

    MLB.com Aug 18 (7 days ago)
    Everything is going right when Stephen Gonsalves takes the ball these days. The Twins' No. 4 prospect extended his scoreless streak to 21 innings with six near-perfect frames for Double-A Chattanooga on Wednesday.
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  • Twins bats deliver, Gibson goes distance vs. Braves

    Twins bats deliver, Gibson goes distance vs. Braves

    Though there would certainly be a benefit to gaining the first overall pick in next year's MLB Draft, the Twins weren't complaining as they took advantage of Mike Foltynewicz's early exit and frustrated the Braves' bullpen on the way to completing a two…
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  • Mauer, Sano dealing with injuries

    Mauer, Sano dealing with injuries

    MLB.com Aug 17
    Joe Mauer and Miguel Sano were both held out of the Twins' lineup against the Braves on Wednesday, as Mauer is dealing with sore quads and Sano isn't quite ready to return to third base with his sore throwing elbow.
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  • Plouffe, Santana power Twins past Braves

    Plouffe, Santana power Twins past Braves

    Twins right-hander Ervin Santana tossed seven scoreless innings against the Braves, notching his third straight win and fifth straight quality start.
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  • Braves to call up 2015 No. 1 pick Swanson

    Braves to call up 2015 No. 1 pick Swanson

    MLB.com Aug 16
    Dansby Swanson has received his much-anticipated call to the Majors and is expected to be in the lineup when the Braves play the Twins at Turner Field on Wednesday night.
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  • Minor league pitcher forgets that you need to get outs in baseb…

    Minor league pitcher forgets that you need to get outs in baseball

    yahoo.com Aug 15
    Your browser does not support iframes. When you’re playing the field in baseball, it’s all about getting the outs. Ryan Eades, starting pitcher for the Chattanooga Lookouts (Double-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins), forgot that while almost pulling of…
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  • Orlando, Cain Each Have 4 Hits, 3 RBIs, Royals Beat Twins

    Orlando, Cain Each Have 4 Hits, 3 RBIs, Royals Beat Twins

    nytimes.com Aug 14
    With Paulo Orlando a double shy of the cycle, Kansas City manager Ned Yost said the Royals were hoping their best hitter could get one more at-bat in the ninth inning against Minnesota.
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  • Sano slated to undergo MRI on sore elbow

    Sano slated to undergo MRI on sore elbow

    MLB.com Aug 14
    Twins third baseman Miguel Sano will undergo a precautionary MRI on Monday on his sore right elbow that has been bothering him for the last week.
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  • Dozier, Duffey Lead Twins Past Royals

    Dozier, Duffey Lead Twins Past Royals

    nytimes.com Aug 13
    Brian Dozier hit his 25th home run of the season and the 100th of his career, leading Tyler Duffey and the Minnesota Twins over the Kansas City Royals 5-3 Saturday night and ending a four-game losing streak.
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  • Ventura, Royals Top Twins 7-3 for 5th Win In in 6 Games

    Ventura, Royals Top Twins 7-3 for 5th Win In in 6 Games

    nytimes.com Aug 12
    Like the rest of the Kansas City Royals, this season has not been a smooth one for Yordano Ventura.
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  • Gattis Has 4 RBIs in 10-2 Win; Astros Sweep Doubleheader

    Gattis Has 4 RBIs in 10-2 Win; Astros Sweep Doubleheader

    nytimes.com Aug 11
    Evan Gattis homered and had four RBIs, Carlos Correa went deep for the third straight game and the Houston Astros beat the Minnesota Twins 10-2 Thursday night to sweep a doubleheader.
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  • Bats carry Astros again in Game 2 victory

    Bats carry Astros again in Game 2 victory

    MLB.com Aug 11
    Evan Gattis, Carlos Correa and George Springer hit home runs, and pitcher Chris Devenski won his first Major League game as the Astros completed a sweep of the Twins at Target Field.
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  • Astros tally season-high 19 hits, crush Twins

    Astros tally season-high 19 hits, crush Twins

    MLB.com Aug 11
    The Astros erupted for a season-high 19 hits, including four hits by Jose Altuve and Marwin Gonzalez, and got a three-run homer from Carlos Correa to club the Twins, 15-7, in the first game of a day-night doubleheader Thursday afternoon at Target Field.
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  • Astros-Twins Game Postponed by Rain on Umbrella Night

    Astros-Twins Game Postponed by Rain on Umbrella Night

    nytimes.com Aug 11
    Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros were given a welcomed do-over.
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  • Altuve, Correa Lead Astros to 7-5 Win Over Twins

    Altuve, Correa Lead Astros to 7-5 Win Over Twins

    nytimes.com Aug 9
    After getting his first night off in more than a year, Jose Altuve looked as fresh as ever Tuesday night.
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  • Twins giving Polanco long look at shortstop

    Twins giving Polanco long look at shortstop

    MLB.com Aug 9
    Twins manager Paul Molitor has been impressed by rookie Jorge Polanco and said he will continue to get looks at shortstop going forward with the way he's been swinging the bat.
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  • Duffey, Rosario Lead Surging Twins Past Astros 3-1

    Duffey, Rosario Lead Surging Twins Past Astros 3-1

    Tyler Duffey pitched six effective innings and Minnesota took advantage of two misplays by center fielder Carlos Gomez in a three-run fifth that sent the Twins past the Houston Astros 3-1 on Monday night.
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  • Miguel Sano is first player ever to hit roof of Tropicana Field

    Miguel Sano is first player ever to hit roof of Tropicana Field

    yahoo.com Aug 8
    Miguel Sano, third baseman for the Minnesota twins, made history on Sunday, and he did it with just a fly ball. Well, calling it “just a fly ball” makes it sound normal. This fly ball was definitely not normal. The Twins were playing the Tampa Bay Rays …
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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.