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Minnesota Twins News and Rumors

  • Twins minor leaguer banned 50 games for test

    Twins minor leaguer banned 50 games for test

    ESPN.com Updated Aug 13, 2012
    Two minor league players have been suspended 50 games each after positive drug tests.
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  • Twins activate Plouffe from DL, option Nishioka

    Twins activate Plouffe from DL, option Nishioka

    MLB.com Aug 13, 2012
    The Twins activated third baseman Trevor Plouffe from the 15-day disabled list on Monday, and optioned second baseman Tsuyoshi Nishioka to Triple-A Rochester to make room on the roster.
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  • Video - Twins Sink Tigers 00:32

    Twins Sink Tigers

    Aug 13
    Ryan Doumit hits three-run homer in Twins' 9-3 win over Tigers.

Sports Columnists

  • 2012 Olympics -- Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps share Olympic mountaintop

    Aug 13
    Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt are so different in so many ways, yet they're so the same.
  • Stein: Will LeBron be back for 2016 Olympics?

    Aug 13
    Gold medalists again, Team USA could have a different look for the Rio Olympics.
  • Peter King: Rookie QBs star; Dolphins' Johnson tempted fate; more camp les…

    Aug 13
    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- To Bears coach Lovie Smith, the Olympic competition he watched every night after training camp meetings in his dorm room at Olivet Nazarene University was a vital football lesson for everyone in the game.
  • Get ready for a faster, higher, stronger version of The Mailbag

    Aug 13
    The Sports Guy wraps up his trip to London with actual letters from actual readers.