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Twins' Kepler sparks four-run inning in Fall League play

Twins' Kepler sparks four-run inning in Fall League play

MLB.com Updated 11 hours ago
Max Kepler tripled and doubled, helping Salt River defeat Surprise, 9-2. With the victory, the Rafters improved to 10-3-1, becoming the first team to reach 10 wins this fall.
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  • Pitchers unfazed by 20-second clock in third test run

    Pitchers unfazed by 20-second clock in third test run

    MLB.com Oct 18 (5 days ago)
    In the third test run of the 20-second pitch clock at the Arizona Fall League, there were no violations of the time-saving measure as Peoria and Salt River played to an 11-inning, 3-3 tie Friday night. Twins prospect Eddie Rosario shined for Salt River,…
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  • Twins' Buxton gets bat going in Fall League action

    Twins' Buxton gets bat going in Fall League action

    MLB.com Oct 13
    Buxton, an outfielder in the Twins organization, put his entire arsenal of tools on display Monday as he led the Salt River Rafters to a 7-4 victory over the Surprise Saguaros.
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  • Avid collector Neshek rolling in baseball cards

    Avid collector Neshek rolling in baseball cards

    MLB.com Oct 8
    Dating back to his rookie year with the Twins, in 2006, Pat Neshek has had a deal with the fans: Send him a card of anyone who has played in the history of Major League Baseball, and he'll send back a Pat Neshek card. To date, Neshek estimates that he h…
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  • Major League Baseball Roundup

    Major League Baseball Roundup

    nytimes.com Oct 7
    Bench coach Chip Hale was granted permission from the Oakland Athletics to interview for managerial openings with the Minnesota Twins and Arizona Diamondbacks.
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  • Ryan has strong internal pool, but will also look outside

    Ryan has strong internal pool, but will also look outside

    MLB.com Oct 6
    When Twins general manager Terry Ryan described his ideal candidate to replace Ron Gardenhire as manager, he left the door open on bringing in a fresh voice from outside of the organization. But he also hinted that finding a manager from within the orga…
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  • Molitor, Twins meet to talk about manager job

    Molitor, Twins meet to talk about manager job

    ESPN.com Oct 1
    Paul Molitor is expected to meet with the Minnesota Twins about their vacant managerial job, the Star Tribune reported.
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  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: Twins Fire Manager Ron Gardenhire A…

    Sports Briefing | Baseball: Twins Fire Manager Ron Gardenhire After 13 Years

    In each of the last four years, Minnesota lost at least 92 games under Gardenhire, who had the second-longest active tenure in the major leagues.
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  • GM Ryan back with Twins; Gardy mulls future

    GM Ryan back with Twins; Gardy mulls future

    MLB.com Sep 29
    Terry Ryan confirmed he'll be back as Twins general manager next season, but Ron Gardenhire's future with the organization still remains undecided after being offered an undisclosed job with the Twins despite being dismissed as manager on Monday.
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  • Twins, Ryan open up managerial search

    Twins, Ryan open up managerial search

    MLB.com Sep 29
    The Twins have lost at least 92 games in four straight seasons, but with a loaded farm system on the way and the emergence of several young players, general manager Terry Ryan believes it'll still be an attractive job. He said he'll look both inside and…
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  • Former Twins manager Kelly suffers stroke

    Former Twins manager Kelly suffers stroke

    ESPN.com Sep 29
    The Minnesota Twins say former manager Tom Kelly is recovering after suffering what the team calls a minor stroke last week.
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  • Twins pitcher Ricky Nolasco says he wishes he still played for …

    Twins pitcher Ricky Nolasco says he wishes he still played for Dodgers

    yahoo.com Sep 29
    They say honesty is the best policy. In the case of Minnesota Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco, they are full of baloney. Nolasco, who just finished the first season of a four-year, $49 million contract, mentioned overnight on Twitter that he'd rather b…
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  • Tigers top Twins for fourth straight division title

    Tigers top Twins for fourth straight division title

    The Tigers are American League Central champs after defeating the Twins, 3-0, on Sunday afternoon at Comerica Park. Detroit's win, its 90th victory of the season, made Kansas City's result in Chicago against the White Sox irrelevant, as it locked up the…
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  • Tigers OF Davis out of lineup against Twins

    Tigers OF Davis out of lineup against Twins

    ESPN.com Sep 28
    Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis is out of the lineup Sunday against Minnesota because of a sprain around his midsection.
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  • Video - Not Top Plays 01:23

    Not Top Plays

    Oct 3
    Catch the best and worst plays from "SportsCenter".
  • Video - Molitor, Twins To Discuss Manager Job 03:41

    Molitor, Twins To Discuss Manager Job

    Oct 1
    Twins beat writer La Velle Neal discusses the news that Paul Molitor is expected to meet with the Twins about their vacant managerial job.
  • Video - Gardenhire Takes The Fall For Twins' Woes 02:29

    Gardenhire Takes The Fall For Twins' Woes

    Sep 29
    Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield discuss the Twins' firing of longtime manager Ron Gardenhire.
  • Video - Tigers Clinch AL Central 00:56

    Tigers Clinch AL Central

    Sep 28
    David Price struck out eight batters over 7 1/3 innings in the Tigers' 3-0 win over the Twins, clinching the AL Central division title.

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